Shared Governance: Faculty Senate

Updated September 2019 

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
William Ennis Assistant Professor/HPRS UF Chair 2018 - 2021
Christi Balamula Associate Professor/EDU UF Vice Chair 2018 - 2021
Kari Hansen Assistant Professor/BUS UF Secretary 2018 - 2021
Pia Borsheim Professor/ENG Senate Representing the UF At-Large 2018 - 2021
Teresa Blankmeyer-Burke Associate Professor/HPRS Senator Representing the Faculty of Color 2017 - 2020
Audrey Frank  Assistant Professor/SWK Senator Representing Undergraduate Studies 2019 - 2022
Jeffrey Lewis  Professor/COU Senators Representing Graduate Studies 2019 - 2022
Max Kazemzadeh Professor/ACT Senator Representing Undergraduate Studies 2017 - 2020
Larry Medwetsky Professor/HSLS Senator Representing the UF At-Large 2019 - 2022
Gene Mirus Associate Professor/ASL&DST Senator Representing the UF At-Large 2019 -2022
Fouad Moussa Associate Professor/BUS Senator Representing Undergraduate Studies 2017 - 2020
Danielle Thompson-Ochoa   Associate Professor/COU Senator Representing Graduate Studies 2018 - 2019
Laurene Simms Professor/EDU Senator Representing the Faculty of Color 2017 -2020
Brendan Stern Associate Professor/GPA Senator Representing Undergraduate Studies 2017 - 2020
Kathleen Wood  Professor/ENG Senator Representing the UF At-Large  2019-2020
Danielle Hunt Associate Professor/DOIT Senator Representing Chair of Legislative Councils-CGE 2019-2020
TBD Senator Representing Chair of Legislative Councils
TBD Staff Representative/Ex Officio, Non-Voting Rep
TBD SBG President Ex Officio, Non-Voting Rep
TBD Administration Rep. Ex Officio, Non-Voting Rep
TBD GSA Chair Ex-Officio, Non-Voting member