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Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate Office is located on the second floor of the Schwartz Center in Room 227.  Our fax number is 330.672.7127  We can be reached at 330.672.7822.

The Faculty Senate is the faculty governing body for Kent State University.  It is primarily concerned with matters of university educational policies, curriculum, academic and professional standards, and the establishment, discontinuance and major alteration of academic programs.  The senate also possesses shared responsibilities and advisory responsibilities.  In addition, the Faculty Senate may consider other matters pertaining to the welfare and mission of the university.



Currently, there are 46 Senators representing 20 different electorates, 25 non-voting Ex-Officio members, and 3 Observers (1 Emeritus Professor, 1 Graduate Student Senate, and 1 Undergraduate Student Senate).  Senators are elected each year on a rotating basis for three-year terms.  Each year, the Senators elect the Executive Committee, which consists of a Chair, a Vice Chair, a Secretary, and an At-Large member.  In addition, 2 appointed members are selected for the Executive Committee.

 

2014-2015 Executive Committee Members: Lee Fox-Cardamone,  Chair
  Deborah Smith,  Vice Chair
  Thomas Janson, Secretary
  Fred Smith,  At-Large
  David Dees,  Appt'd Member
  Kathryn Wilson,  Appt'd Member
  Paul Farrell,  Immediate Past Chair
   
2014-2015 Faculty Senate Meeting Schedule: July 21, 2014  {agenda & materials}
  September 8, 2014
  October 13, 2014
  November 10, 2014
  December 8, 2014
  February 9, 2015
  March 9, 2015
  April 13, 2015
  May 11, 2015
  July 20, 2015

NOTE:  All Faculty Senate meetings are held at 3:20 pm in the Governance Chambers of the Student Center.

 

 

2013-2014 Faculty Senate Meeting Schedule: July 15, 2013  {agenda & materials}
  September 9, 2013  {agenda & materials}
  October 7, 2013  {agenda & materials}
  November 4, 2013  {agenda & materials}
  December 9, 2013  {agenda & materials}
  February 10, 2014  {agenda & materials}
  March 10, 2014  {agenda & materials}
  April 14, 2014  {agenda & materials}
  May 12, 2014  {agenda & materials}
   
2012-2013 Faculty Senate Meeting Schedule: July 16, 2012  {agenda & materials}
  September 10, 2012  {agenda & materials}
  October 8, 2012  {agenda & materials}
  November 5, 2012  {agenda & materials}
  December 10, 2012  {agenda & materials}
  February 11, 2013  {agenda & materials}
  March 11, 2013  {agenda & materials}
  April 8, 2013  {agenda & materials}
  May 13, 2013  {agenda & materials}