Senate Meetings:

Agendas and Minutes

2016-17 Faculty Senate Meetings:

October 12, 2016

November 9, 2016
December 14, 2016
February 8, 2017
March 8, 2017
April 12, 2017
May 10, 2017
June 14, 2017

University Union, 332
2:00pm - 4:00pm


Faculty Load Committee

Chair: TBD

Membership: 10 members: 8 faculty members, one from each group, elected by the Faculty Senate, and 2 ex-officio members, designated by the Provost and VP for Academic Affairs. The committee shall elect a chair from its members.

Terms: faculty members - 3 yrs.

  • Group I: Bill Ford (JOUR) - Term Ends 2015
  • Group II: Justin Jones (ENGL) - Term Ends 2015
  • Group III: Vacant (Jacob)
  • Group IV: Jim Meernik (PSCI) - Term Ends 2015
  • Group V: Anat Barnir (MGMT) - Term Ends 2016
  • Group VI: Mary Estes (EPSY) - Term Ends 2015
  • Group VII: Gloria Olness (SPHS) - Term Ends 2016
  • Group VIII: Julia Bushkova (MUSC) -Term Ends 2015

Provost and VP for Academic AffairsAppointee:

  • Ex-Officio - Vacant
  • Ex-Officio - Vacant

Faculty Load Committee

  • Analyze survey results from 2009 - 2010 and develop a report concerning the how the new policies are being implemented (Does these still apply?)
  • In cooperation with the Committee on Faculty Participation in Governance, develop and implement a survey of department Chairs to determine how university and department service is rewarded/encouraged on campus.
  • Assist with troubleshooting the implementation of the new workload policies
  • Work with the Faculty Salary Study Committee, the Faculty Research Committee, Committee on the Status of Women, Committee on the Status of People of Color, and the Faculty Senate Budget Committee to share information and identify issues of mutual concern regarding workload, research support, salaries, and other budget issues affecting faculty.
  • At least once per semester report to the Committee on Faculty Participation in Governance regarding any issues of concern the Faculty Load Committee might have with respect to implementation of its recommendations.