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Faculty Senate

The University Faculty Senate shall serve as the official voice of the university faculty in matters of its general concern.

UFS Officers, 2014- 2015

Full Senate Membership 

Organization Term of Service Current Senator
College of Arts & Sciences 2013-2016 Stanley Kemp
College of Arts & Sciences 2012-2015 Jack Bates
College of Arts & Sciences Faculty Senate President ex officio Stephanie Gibson
College of Public Affairs 2014- 2017 Sam Brown
College of Public Affairs 2013-2016 George Julnes
College of Public Affairs Faculty Senate President ex officio Heather Pfeifer
School of Business 2012-2015 Dan Gerlowski
School of Business 2013-2016 Dennis Pitta
School of Business Faculty Senate President ex officio J.C. Weiss
School of Law 2014-2017 Cassandra Havard
School of Law 2012-2015 Kenneth Lasson
School of Law 2013-2016 Jose Anderson
University Libraries 2013-2016 Catherine Johnson
Adjunct Faculty 2013-2014 John Brenner
Council of University System Faculty 2013- Julie Simon
Council of University System Faculty 2012- Patria Julnes
University Provost* ex officio Joe Wood
University President* ex officio Kurt Schmoke

* nonvoting member

 

  • Constitution and Charge

    University Faculty Senate Constitution

    The University Faculty Senate of the University of Baltimore, UFS, shall serve as the official voice of University faculty in matters of its general concern. The purpose of this organization shall be:

    1. to represent the faculty in the governance of the University;
    2. to develop policies and procedures which guarantee each faculty member procedural and substantive due process; and
    3. to act as a liaison with the Council of University System Faculty.

    UFS shall have authority to formulate and recommend policies, subject to the advice of the other governance bodies, specifically with regard to the following matters:

    The UFS shall have the responsibility, central role and authority to make recommendations regarding all matters of academic concern which shall include, but are not limited to: curriculum matters, degree requirements, academic standards, academic freedom, admission policies and standards, student behavior, academic programs, promotion and tenure policies and standards, operation and administration of research, scholarship and creative activity.

    The UFS shall act as a consultative and advisory body on matters of faculty concern which shall include, but are not limited to: appointment of administrative officers, budget and planning matters, university organizational structure, periodic reviews of academic departments and programs, and other matters affecting the educational quality of the university.

University Faculty Senate Meeting Schedule

Academic Year 2012-2013
Meeting Date & Location   Agenda Minutes
August 15, 2012 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
September 5, 2012 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
October 3, 2012 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
November 7, 2012 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
December 5, 2012 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
January 16, 2013 LAP 112 12 - 3pm agenda minutes
February 6, 2013 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
March 6, 2013 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes 
April 3, 2013 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
May 1, 2013 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes

Academic Year 2013-2014
Meeting Date & Location   Agenda Minutes
August 21, 2013 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
September 4, 2013 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
October 2, 2013 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
November 6, 2013 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
December 4, 2013 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
January 15, 2014 LAP 112 12 - 3pm agenda minutes
February 5, 2014 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
March 5, 2014 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes
April 2, 2014 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda
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May 7, 2014 LAP 112 12 - 2pm agenda minutes

 

Academic Year 2014- 2015
meeting date and location Agenda minutes
August 13, 2014 LAP 112 12- 2 pm agenda minutes
September 3, 2014 LAP 112 12- 2 pm agenda minutes
October 1, 2014 LAP 112 12- 2 pm agenda minutes
November 5, 2014 LAP 112 12- 2 pm agenda minutes
December 3, 2014 LAP 112 12- 2 pm agenda minutes
January 14, 2015 5th Fl. SC Bogomolny room 12- 2 pm agenda minutes
February 3, 2015 5th Fl. SC Bogomolny room 12- 2 pm agenda minutes
March 4, 2015 5th Fl. SC Bogomolny room 12- 2 pm agenda minutes
April 1, 2015 5th Fl. SC Bogomolny room 12- 2 pm agenda minutes
May 6, 2015 5th Fl. SC Bogomolny room 12- 2 pm agenda minutes

 

UFS Working Documents, 2013- 2014

University Faculty Senate Committees

Committee Charges & Membership Outlines (.pdf)
Committee Chair
Academic Support Committee Mariglynn Collins
Academic Policy Committee Benjamin Wright
Council on Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Jeffrey Ross
Faculty Appeals Committee TBA
Faculty Work Life Committee Heather Wyatt-Nichol
General Education Council Kelly Carr
Graduate Council TBA
Honors Council Elizabeth Nix
Officer Nominating Committee TBA
UFS Executive Committee Dan Gerlowski