University Senate Members

The University Senate shall consist of 18 student members elected from the Student Senate, 18 staff members elected from the Staff Senate, and 18 faculty members elected to the Faculty Senate. The Chancellor and the Provost are ex-officio, non-voting members. The presidents of the Student, Faculty, and Staff Senates are also ex-officio, non-voting members of the University Senate if they are not among the elected members of the University Senate. The president of the University Senate also serves as chair of the University Senate Executive Committee (SenEx) and presides over the meetings of both entities.

President & President-Elect

Josh Arpin
  • Lecturer, Business
  • Faculty Senator, 2025, FacEx
  • University Senate President-Elect
  • University Senate Faculty Representative, SenEx


Faculty Representatives

Samuel Brody
  • Associate Professor, Religious Studies, CLAS
  • Faculty Senator, 2024, FacEx
  • Faculty Senate President-Elect
  • University Senate Faculty Representative, SenEx

Mugur Geana
  • Director/Associate Professor, Journalism & Mass Communications
  • Faculty Senator, 2026, FacEx
  • University Senate Faculty Representative

Gonzalez
  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Biological Sciences, CLAS
  • Faculty Senator, 2025, FacEx
  • Faculty Senate President
  • University Senate Faculty Representative, SenEx Ex-officio


Staff Representatives


Student Representatives