Nominating Committee

Membership and Term in Office

A Nominating Committee, with membership to be appointed by the Chair of the Faculty Senate by March 1 of each year. The Committee will have five members:

  • The immediate past Chair of the Faculty Senate, who will be the Nominating Committee Chair
  • The Chair-Elect of the Faculty Senate
  • Three members appointed by the Chair of the Faculty Senate from the Senate at large who are not members of the Executive Council

Ex officio

Immediate Past Chair of the Faculty Senate and the Chair-Elect of the Faculty Senate

Term in Office

One Year

Functions

A Nominating Committee to select candidates to run for election to Senate office shall be appointed by the Chair of the Faculty Senate by February 15. The Committee shall have five members: the immediate Past Chair of the Faculty Senate, who shall be the Nominating Committee Chair;
the Chair-Elect of the Faculty Senate; and three members appointed by the Chair of the Faculty Senate from the Senate at large with a maximum of one who may be a member of the Executive Council.

The charge of the Nominating Committee is to develop a slate of candidates including one nominee for Chair-Elect and two nominees for each outgoing “at large” officer. Members of the Nominating Committee are ineligible to serve in any of these positions.

The Chair of the Nominating Committee shall present the candidate slate to the full Senate no later than the last regular meeting of the Faculty Senate in the Spring. Additional nominations for each position may be made from the floor of the Senate. Voting shall occur at this meeting.

Every elected member of the Faculty Senate is eligible for election either as Chair-Elect of the Faculty Senate or as a member of the Executive Council for a term of three years with one exception: the Faculty Senate may not be chaired by the representative of any one School for more than three consecutive years.

Members

Name Title Status Term Ends School Phone
George Cohen,
Committee Chair
Brokaw Professor of Corporate Law; Barron F. Black Research Professor of Law ex officio 2014 Law 924-3814
Joe Garofalo,
Chair Elect of the Senate
Associate Professor and Co-Director, Center for Technology ex officio 2016 Curry School of Education 924-0845
Kerry Abrams Professor member 2015 Law 924-7361
Matt Hedstrom Assistant Professor member 2014 Arts & Sciences 924-6716
Mary Lee Vance Professor of Internal Medicine & Neurosurgery member 2015 Medicine 924-2284