Faculty Senate

CHAS Faculty Senate is comprised of one voting member from each academic department, one non-voting member from the science education faculty and the Dean of the College as an ex-officio non-voting member. The College Senate:

  • Acts as the College Curriculum Committee.
  • Functions in an advisory capacity to the Dean of the College.
  • Arranges for annual elections of CHAS representatives on all relevant university committees.
  • Facilitates communication between the faculty and the representatives to the University Faculty Senate.
  • Creates ad hoc committees.

The College Senate is scheduled to meet on the second and fourth Monday of each month during the fall and spring semesters, 3:30–5 p.m.

Department Representative:

Applied Engineering and Technical Management Scott Geise
Art Ken Hall
Biology David McClenahan (Chair)
Chemistry & Biochemistry Kirk Manfredi
Communication & Media Tom Hall
Communication Sciences & Disorders Laura Pitts
Computer Science Sarah Diesburg (Vice Chair)
Earth & Environmental Science Alexa Sedlacek
Languages & Literatures Erika Bass

Mike Prophet

Music Justin Mertz
Philosophy & World Religions Ed Boedeker
Physics Pavel Lukashev

Science Education 

Pamela Hartman
Theatre Mark Parrott