Faculty Hearing Committee


The Faculty Hearing Committee shall be composed of fifteen elected tenured faculty members not concurrently members of the Faculty Grievance and Mediation Committee.

Name Department College Term Expires
Elin Lobel Kinesiology CHP 2026
Michelle Manasse Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminial Justice  CLA 2026
Germán De Patricio Foreign Languages CLA 2026
Faith Weeks Biology FCSM 2026
Keunsu Han Kinesiology CHP 2024
Ashley Lucas Secondary Education COE 2024
Margherita Pampinella Languages, Literatures, and Cultures CLA 2024
Dave Ballou Music COFAC 2024
Shuhua Ma


FCSM 2024
Doug Pryor

Sociology, Antropology & Criminal Justice 

CLA  2025
Yongchen Zhao, CHAIR


CBE  2025
Isabel Castro-Vazquez

Languages, Literatures & Cultures

 CLA 2025 
Tesfaye T. Lemma


CBE 2025
Daniel Hanna

Languages, Literatures & Cultures

CLA 2025


The Faculty Hearing Committee meets once at the beginning of the academic year to elect a chair and then as needed throughout the year.  


According to the Academic Senate Constitution, the responsibilities of the Faculty Hearing Committee include:

  1. To insure academic due process and academic freedom at Towson University. 
  2. To perform the duties assigned to it by Section I-A-7 of "Towson University Policy Statement on Appointment, Rank, and Tenure of Faculty."