Faculty Senate

Updated July 2017

 Charge

The principal decision-making body of the faculty:

The UF shares with the institution the highest level of responsibility for developing and maintaining an intellectual climate and relevant professional and disciplinary standards the UF through its governance structures

  1. shall establish courses of study requirements for admission or transfer, requirements for graduation for the associate, baccalaureate and graduate degrees;
  2. shall determine academic discipline;
  3. shall recommend to the president and Board of Trustees candidates for degrees;
  4. shall regulate faculty status and conduct.

Membership

Name

Title / Role

Group Represented

Term

Thomas Allen Professor PEN/Chair CGE Senator Representing Chair of Legislative Councils 2017-2018
Pia Borsheim Professor/ENG Senate Representing the UF At-Large 2015-2018
Teresa Blankmeyer-Burke Associate Professor/HPRS Senator Representing the UF At-Large 2017-2020
William Ennis Assistant Professor/HPRS UF Secretary 2017-2019
Max Kazemzadeh Associate Professor/ACT Senator Representing Undergraduate Studies 2017-2020
Lynda Lytle Professor/COU Senators Representing Graduate Studies 2016-2019
Larry Medwetsky Associate Professor/HSLS Senator Representing the UF At-Large 2016-2019
Fouad Moussa Associate Professor/BUS Senator Representing Undergraduate Studies 2017-2019
Caroline Kobek-Pezzarossi Associate Professor/PSY UF Vice Chair 2016-2019
Deborah Schooler Associate Professor/PSY/Chair CUE Senator Representing Chair of Legislative Councils 2017-2018
Emily Shaw Assistant Professor/INT Senator Representing Graduate Studies 2016-2019
Risa Shaw Professor/LIN Senator Representing the UF At-Large 2015-2018
Laurene Simms Professor/EDU Senator Representing the UF At-Large 2017-2020
Brendan Stern Instructor/GPA Senator Representing Undergraduate Studies 2017-2019
Caroline Solomon Professor/STM UF Chair 2016-2019
Mary Thumann Associate Professor/LIN Senator Representing the UF At-Large 2016-2019
Kathryn Baldridge Associate Professor/PER Former Chair/Senator Representing Undergraduate Studies 2016-2019
Anibelka Henriquez GSC Chair/Staff Rep Staff Representative/Ex Officio, Non-Voting Rep 2017-2018
TBD SBG President Ex Officio, Non-Voting Rep 2017-2018
TBD Administration Rep. Ex Officio, Non-Voting Rep 2017-2018
TBD GSA Chair Ex-Officio, Non-Voting member 2017-2018

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