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University Senate 2018

University Senate

The University Senate consists of thirteen student members elected from the Student Senate, six members of the university support staff elected from the University Support Staff Senate, six members of the Unclassified Senate Staff elected from the Unclassified Senate, and thirty‑nine Faculty members elected to the Faculty Senate. The Chancellor and the Provost are ex-officio, non-voting members.  The presidents of the Student, Faculty, Unclassified Senate, and University Support Staff Senate are also ex-officio, non-voting members of the University Senate if they are not among the elected members of the University Senate.  The University Senate shall recommend rules, regulations, and policies on behalf of the University’s faculty, staff and students. The University Senate generally meets once a month during the fall semester, and twice a month during the spring semester.


FY2018 University Senate President,
​Suzanne Shontz

Faculty

University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2019, Associate Professor of African and African-American Studies, Haitian Creole, Director of the Institute of Haitian Studies
Shawn Alexander
SenEx/FacEx 2018, University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2020, Department of African and African-American Studies, Associate Professor, Director of the Langston Hughes Center, Graduate Advisor
785-864-5044
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2018, Associate Professor, Communication Studies
University/Faculty Senate Term End 2019, International & Interdisciplinary Studies - African/African American Studies, Associate Professor
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2019, Associate Professor, American Studies
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2018, Hall Distinguished Professor of British History
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2020, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Associate Professor
785-864-0603
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2020, Director of Center for Environmental Policy, Economics, Professor
785-864-2866
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2020, Professor, Economics
785-864-2838
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2018, Associate Professor, Chemistry
SenEx/Facex- 2018, University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2018, Knight Chair in News, Leadership and Community, Professor, Journalism
University Senate President Elect , SenEx/FacEx - 2018, University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2019, Associate Professor, American Studies
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2019, Associate Professor, Anthropology
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2019, Associate Professor, Director of the Center for East Asian Studies
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2018, Associate Professor, Molecular Biosciences
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2018, Associate Professor, Anthropology
Universtiy/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2018, Past Universtiy Senate President (2017), Professor, English
University/Faculty Senate Term Ends 2019, Associate Professor, Oboe
University/Faculty Senate Term Ends 2018, Assistant Professor, Social Welfare
Kirk McClure
University/Faculty Senate-Term Ends 2020, Faculty Senate President-Elect, Professor, Architecture/Urban Planning
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2020, Associate Professor, Business
Faculty Senate President, 2018, University/Fauclty Senate - Term Ends 2018, Associate Librarian, Libraries
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2019, Professor, Sociology
University/Faculty Senate Term Ends 2019, Associate Professor, English
School of Education - Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Assistant Professor
Joseph R. Pearson hall, Room 414

 

 

University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2019, Associate Professor, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2019, Professor and Chair, Medicinal Chemistry
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2019, Professor, Design, School of Architecture, Design & Planning
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2018, Associate Librarian, Head of Acquisitions & Resource Sharing
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2018, SenEx/FacEx 2018, Assoicate Professor, Musicology
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2020, Assoicate Professor, Department of Classics
Universtiy Senate President 2018, University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2019, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Co-Director, Biomechanics & Neural Engineering Track, Graduate Program in Bioengineering
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2020, Professor, Sociology
University/Faculty Senate - Terms Ends 2018, Professor, English
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2018, Assoicate Professor, Molecular Biosciences
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2020, Professor, Chair, Speech-Language-Hearing

 

 
University/Fauclty Senate - Term Ends 2018, Associate Professor, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
University/Faculty Senate - Term Ends 2020, Clinical , ProfessorDirector, Criminal Prosecution Field Placement Program
785-864-9268

 

University/Fauclty Senate - Term Ends 2020, American Studies and English, Hall Distinguished Professor in American Literature and Culture

Staff Senate Staff

Staff Representative
Staff Senate Representative , IT


 

Staff Representative
Staff Senate President Elect, Engineering, Technology & Environment SSC Director
785-864-7688
Staff Representative
Staff Representative
Staff Representative
Staff Representative
Staff Senate President
785-864-5841
Watson Library
Staff Representative
Staff Representative
Staff Representative

Students

Student Body Vice President
785 864-3710
Student Senate Office
Student Representative
Student Representative
785-864-3710
Student Senate
Multicultural Student Government Representative
Student Representative
Student Representative
Student Representative
Student Representative
Graduate Student Representative
785 864-3710
Student Senate Office
Student Representative


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