Standing Committees and Ad hoc Committees

The Standing Committees of the Faculty Senate  are mandated by the Faculty Senate Constitution and all committee members are senators.

Executive Committee
  • William Travis, Faculty Senate President
  • DeAnna Owens-Mosby, Faculty Senate President-elect
  • Jeff Thieme, Secretary
  • Jeff Marchetta, Parliamentarian
  • Mark Sunderman, Member-At-Large
  • Jeni Loftus, Member-At-Large
  • Jill Dapremont, Past President
Committee on Committees
  • Genae Strong, Chair
  • Brennan K. Berg
  • Michael Anderson Shultz
  • Maggie Landry
  • Daniel E. Millican
Academic Policies Committee
  • Brian Janz, Chair
  • Matthew Parris
  • Rebecca Howard
  • Hal Freeman
  • Edith Gnanadass
Academic Support Committee
  • Andrew Hussey, Chair
  • Dursen Peksen
  • Kas Saghafi
Faculty Policies Committee
  • Jeff Marchetta, Chair
  • Lynda Black
  • Patrick Murphy
  • Jennifer Thompson
  • Tori Cliff
  • James McGinnis
Research Policies Committee
  • Mihalis, Gkolias, Chair
  • Reza Banai
  • Amanda Young
  • Deborah Moncrieff
  • Jessica Amber Jennings
  • Eddie Jacobs
  • Sanjay Mishra
Administrative Policies Committee
  • Theodore Burkey, Chair
  • Sajjan Shiva
  • Shelley Keith
  • Mervin Jerome Bartholomew
  • Stephanie Huette
  • Jennifer Thompson
Library Policies
  • Frances Fabian, Chair
  • Melanie Conroy
  • Michael A. Shutlz
  • Gerald Chaudron
Budget and Finance
  • Zabihollah Rezaee, Chair
  • Fawaz Mzayek
  • Alistair Windsor
  • Brian Ruggaber
  • Leah Windsor
  • Genae Strong


The ad hoc Committees of the Faculty Senate are committees established by the Faculty Senate on an as-needed basis and committee members can be either senators or other members of the faculty.

Ad hoc Committees
Faculty Grievance
Tenure & Promotion Appeals Committee
Special Committee on Anti-Racism