Charge to the Committee

The committee shall propose to the faculty policies and recommendations of policies on faculty appointments, faculty promotions, academic freedom and tenure, all matters pertaining to professional standards and ethics, loads, leaves, grants for development and research, faculty welfare, and similar matters.

The committee shall propose to the faculty procedures for faculty discipline and for hearing grievances from the faculty. The committee shall consist of ten members of the faculty (one each from the Divisions of the Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Physical Education, Recreation and Athletics, Social Sciences; one from the library faculty; and five members at large for three-year, nonrenewable terms), the President, and the Dean of the Faculty.

The committee shall elect its own chair. The associate dean of the faculty acts as secretary.

Meeting Times

Every Monday during the semesters when there isn’t a faculty meeting, 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.

Members 2022-23

Member Term
Lesleigh Cushing, Provost & Dean of the Faculty  
Krista Ingram, Associate Dean of the Faculty Secretary, Non-voting
April Sweeney 2025  (AL)
*Adam Burnett 2025  (AL)
Ed Witherspoon

2023 (AL)

Priscilla Van Wynsberghe 2023 (NS)
Beth Parks (chair) 2024 (AL)
Valerie Morkevicius 2023 (SS)
*Yariv Amir 2025 (PE)
Mary Simonson 2025 (US)
*Engda Hagos  2024 (AL)
Christian DuComb 2024 (H)
Peter Tagtmeyer 2023 (L)

*A. Burnett – replaced by Susan Thomson (fall)
*Engda Hagos – replaced by Juliana Smith (year)
*Yariv Amir – replaced by Jason Meyers (spring)