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Continuing Faculty Senate Members

The Faculty Senate shall consist of thirty-nine elected members of the faculty, and the Chancellor and the Provost, who serve ex officio. Members of the Faculty Senate shall serve simultaneous terms on the University Senate. The Faculty Senate shall include at all times at least one member of the faculty from the College, from each school of the university, and from the libraries.

The following persons are eligible for election to the Faculty Senate:

1) those members of the teaching faculty and of the library faculty who possess tenure;

2) those non‑tenured members of the faculty of the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor; non‑tenured members of the faculty with full‑time appointment to the rank of instructor or lecturer; members of the library faculty of equivalent rank; unclassified academic staff who possess the terminal degree appropriate to their academic discipline.

The Faculty Senate Executive Committee (“FacEx”) is empowered to decide questions of eligibility for Faculty Senate membership, and also to grant the privilege of voting or non‑voting membership to such university personnel as may from time to time hold a position not specifically enumerated in this Section but comparable to a position so enumerated.

FY2020 Continuing Faculty Senate Members

  • Shawn Alexander
    Faculty Senate President SenEx/FacEx 2020, University/Faculty Senate Term Ends 2020, Department of African and African-American Studies, Professor, Director of the Langston Hughes Center

  • University Senate President, SenEx/FacEx 2020, University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2020, Clinical Professor, Director, Criminal Prosecution Field Placement Program


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