Faculty Assembly

Faculty Assembly Bylaws (May 2014) (pdf)

Faculty Assembly minutes and organizational documents

Minutes of Previous Meetings

Chair of the Assembly: Linda Weber (2019-2021)
Secretary: Adam McLain

Committees and Meeting Schedule

Distance Learning
Graduate Council
Planning and Budgeting
Academic Affairs
Academic Personnel
Academic Quality
College meetings

Faculty Assembly

Academic Affairs - Ron Sarner, Chair (2019-2021)
1st Thursday of the month

The Academic Affairs Committee addresses all issues that are part of the faculty's primary responsibility that are not delegated to other standing committees of the Faculty Assembly. These issues include admissions and transfer policy, the academic code of conduct, academic freedom, academic standing, grading, graduation requirements, research, subject matter and methods of instruction, and those aspects of student life which relate to the educational process.

Academic Personnel - Zora Thomova, Chair (2019-2020)
1st Thursday of the month

The Academic Personnel Committee reviews recommendations from department personnel committees concerning the promotion, reappointment and continuing appointment of faculty and sends its recommendations to the provost.

Academic Quality -  Chris Urban, Chair (2018-2020)
1st Thursday of the month

Academic Quality committee works with program faculty, general education faculty, and academic support services to ensure that student learning outcomes are met through ongoing assessment efforts.

Curriculum - Francia Reed, Chair (2019-2021)
1st Tuesday of the month

Distance Learning - Naren Peddibhotla, Chair (2018-2020)

1st Tuesday of the month

The Distance Learning Committee shall consider and make recommendations to the Assembly concerning policies, procedures, and use of resources regarding the development, support, efficacy, and quality of distance learning, teaching, and training on the campus.

Executive Committee - Ron Foster, Chair of the Faculty Assembly
3rd Thursday of the month

Faculty Assembly - Linda Weber, Chair of the Faculty Assembly
4th Thursday of the month

Graduate Council - Dr. Iulian Gherasiou, Chair (2018-2020)
1st Tuesday of the month

All faculty responsibilities relating to graduate education, programs, curricula, graduate faculty matters and other pertinent issues are hereby delegated to a Graduate Council which shall operate as a standing committee of the Faculty Assembly.  The Graduate Council shall establish and operate according to its own by-laws, subject to the requirement that policies adopted shall be reported periodically to the Faculty Assembly.  The Chairperson of the Faculty Assembly or his/her designee shall serve as an ex-officio member of the Graduate Council

Planning and Budgeting - Dr. Tim Busch, Chair (2019-2021)
1st Tuesday of the month

Technology - Dr. Ibrahim Yucel, Chair (2018-2020)
1st Thursday of the month

The Technology Committee shall have the following duties and responsibilities: to review and make recommendations with respect to the technological infrastructure, including, but not limited to computing, distance learning, and presentation systems, and policies and procedures associated with the use of technology in the institution’s educational program.

UFS Faculty Senator - Carlie Phipps


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