University Senate

The University Senate is the primary policy-making body of the university as well as the academic community's primary advisory body to the president.

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Meetings

Monthly meetings are held on the first Monday of the month, from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm and are open to anyone who would like to attend them. 

If you would like to be added to the monthly email distribution list, please contact Hillary Giddings () in the Office of the Provost.

The first meeting of the University Senate for the 2016-2017 Academic Year will be held on Monday, September 12 in LA 2110. Please review the 2016-2017 University Senate Meeting Schedule for future meeting dates.

 

Senate Membership 2015-2016

Executive Committee

  • Jennifer Ballengee, Chair
  • Jay Zimmerman, Vice Chair
  • Carissa Tomlinson, Secretary
  • Alex Storrs, Representative at Large
  • Rachael Bensley, Student Representative

University Senate

Name Department College Term Expires
Ballengee, Jennifer English At Large (CLA) 2018
Basuray Maxwell, Joanna Nursing CHP 2019
Burnham, Amanda Art + Design, Art History, Art Education COFAC 2018
Cox, Donna Health Science At Large (CHP) 2019
Fewster, Darlene Special Education COE 2018
Katz, Kimberly History CLA 2017
Herbert, Patrick Health Science CHP 2018
Jensen, Chris Towson University Staff Council (TUSC) Representative   2017
Kumchev, Angel Mathematics FCSM 2019
Manasse, Michelle Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice AAUP 2018
Maronick, Tom Marketing CBE 2017
Meyer, Charles Contingent Faculty Representative   2016
Reilly, Cole Elementary Education COE 2018
Ross, Doug Management CBE 2019
Rowe, Desiree Mass Communication & Communication Studies COFAC 2019
Slotkin, Joel English CLA 2019
Storrs, Alex Physics Astronomy and Geosciences FCSM 2017
Sullivan, Tim Economics At Large (CBE) 2018
Thompson, Virginia Geography and Environmental Planning At Large (CLA) 2017

Todd Diaz, Ashley

(Serving for Carissa Tomlinson)

Library Library Fall 2016
Vatz, Richard Instructional Leadership and Professional Development At Large (COE) 2017
Zimmerman, Jay Mathematics At Large (FCSM) 2019

Students

name major role term expires
Anderson, Kurt Information Technology SGA President 2016
Haynes, Lisa Business Administration and Information Technology SGA, Student at Large 2016
James, Taylor Business Administration and Sport Management SGA, Student at Large 2016
King, Gabrielle Biology and Psychology SGA, Student at Large 2016
Bensley, Rachael Graduate Student Graduate Student Association 2016

Ex Officio (Non-voting)

  • Kim Schatzel, President
  • Tim Chandler, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Daraius Irani, Interim Vice President for Innovation and Applied Research
  • Deb Moriarty, Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Joe Oster, Vice President for Administration and Finance
  • Josianne Pennington, Vice President for University Marketing and Communications
  • Gary Rubin, Vice President for University Advancement
  • Matthew Durington, Parliamentarian