The Faculty Council is the primary, elected representative voice of the College Faculty to the Dean of the College. Its duties include providing a forum for the articulation of faculty concerns about the College and serving as the faculty advisory body to the Dean. Responsibilities include (1) accepting and reviewing nominations for at-large University Senate seats and officers and recommending appointments to University Senate committees; (2) providing the regular mandated evaluations of the College Dean every three years; (3) recommending to the Dean the establishment and appointment of members to ad hoc committees or task forces for issues it determines appropriate; (4) receiving such reports that its standing and ad hoc committees shall provide, and forwarding such reports, with the Faculty Council’s recommendations, to the Dean of the College; (5) serving as the nominations committee to oversee all College-wide elections to ensure compliance with the rules governing such in the University Bylaws and Policies and Procedures, including receiving nominations, organizing and supervising elections, monitoring compliance, adjudicating challenges, and certifying the results; (6) proposing motions to meetings of the College Faculty; (7) proposing amendments to the Bylaws and the Policies and Procedures of the College; (8) serving as the liaison with the University Senate, submitting to the Senate such proposals as it shall deem appropriate according to the Bylaws and Policies and Procedures of the University; (9) making periodic reports to the College Faculty and promoting faculty participation in those activities that will enhance the College’s ability to attract, retain, and graduate students who excel; (10) contributing to the search processes its recommendations to the appropriate search committees for the appointments of the general officers of the College, including Dean, Associate Dean, and Assistant Dean; (11) serving as the major advisory body of the College Faculty to the Dean of the College on all matters of consequence, including budgeting, strategic planning, academic programs and policies, facilities, technologies, faculty development, teaching, scholarship, and research; and (12) notifying the College Faculty about the purpose, membership, and duration of service of ad hoc committees established by the Dean.
Charge: See description above.
|Liana Babayan||Member||Faculty||August 2016 - August 2019|
|William Hatcher||Member||Faculty||August 2016 - August 2019|
|John Hayes||Committee Chair||Faculty||August 2016 - August 2019|
|H David Hunt||Member||Faculty||August 2015 - August 2018|
|Angela Bratton||Member||Faculty||August 2016 - August 2019|
|Robert Foster||Member||Faculty||August 2016 - August 2019|
|Lance Hunter||Member||Faculty||August 2017 - August 2020|
|Todd Powell-Williams||Member||Faculty||August 2017 - August 2020|
|Rick Pukis||Member||Faculty||August 2015 - August 2018|
|Brian Rust||Member||Faculty||August 2015 - August 2018|
|Blaire Zeiders||Member||Faculty||August 2015 - August 2018|