Senate Meetings:

Agendas and Minutes

2017-18 Faculty Senate Meetings:

September 13, 2017

October 11, 2017
November 8, 2017
December 13, 2017
February 14, 2018
March 21, 2018
April 11, 2018
May 9, 2018
June 13, 2018

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


Faculty Policy Oversight Committee

Faculty c0-chair: Susan Smith
Administrative co-chair: Terri Day

Membership: This committee shall consist of ten members. The Faculty Senate Executive Committee shall appoint eight faculty members (one from each Faculty Senate group). One additional faculty member shall be appointed by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee to serve as the committee’s faculty chair. The Provost/VPAA shall appoint one ex-officio member who will serve as the administrative co-chair of the committee. The Provost/VPAA appointee is a voting member if they are a full-time faculty member with no “administrative service” workload, otherwise that appointee is nonvoting.

Term: Terms for faculty members are three years in length and faculty members may serve no more than two consecutive terms. The Provost/VPAA appointee shall serve at the pleasure of the provost.

  • Group I:  Tracy Everbach (JOUR) - Term ends 2018
  • Group II: Susan Smith (LIBR) - Term ends 2018
  • Group III: Michael Shenoda (ETEC) - Term ends 2020*
  • Group IV: Phil Paolino (PSCI) - Term ends 2018
  • Group V: Ojha Divesh (MKTG) - Term ends 2020*
  • Group VI: Smita Mehta (EPSY) - Term ends 2018
  • Group VII: James Swan (AGER) - Term ends 2020*
  • GroupVIII: VACANT (Lane)

Charges: The charges of the Faculty Policy Oversight Committee are to:

  • Review the information relevant to faculty contained in the Policy Manual of the University of North Texas
  • Receive sugested changes to policy from the faculty and other appropriate sources
  • Recommend revisions, deletions, and additions to UNT policies

The Committee provides policy recommendations to the Faculty Senate Executive Committee for further action.


Annual Reports:

Annual Report 2016-2017