Chairs

The Faculty Cabinet comprises the Chair, the Chair-Elect, and the previous year’s Chair of Faculty Council, as well as the chairs of the University Senate standing committees. The Secretary of the University Senate is an ex-officio, non-voting member. The Chair of the Steering Committee chairs the Faculty Cabinet.

The Faculty Cabinet serves as a channel of communication among major University Senate committees and between those committees and the Chair of the Steering Committee.

The Faculty Cabinet advises the Chair of the Steering Committee.

Eric Bielefeld
Council on Academic Affairs (CAA)
Don MuttiCommittee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility (CAFR)
Trish Van Zandt
Committee on Academic Misconduct (COAM)
Wendy Smooth
Athletic Council
Nicole KraftDistance Education, Libraries, and Information Technology (DELIT), Council on
Pat EncisoDiversity Committee
John Buford
Council on Enrollment and Student Progress (CESP)
Dawn Anderson-ButcherEvaluation of Central Administrators (EOCA)
Brent Sohngen
Faculty Compensation and Benefits Committee (FCBC)
Caroline ClarkFaculty Hearing Committee
Jim Cogdell*Fiscal Committee
David Bowers*Graduate Associate Compensation & Benefits Committee (GCBC)
Jose Diaz*Honorary Degrees Committee
Jim FowlerIntellectual Property, Patents, and Copyrights (IPPC), Committee on
Jason Kentner
Council on the Physical Environment (COPE)
Purnima KumarResearch Committee (URC)
Terry ReeseRules Committee
Meg Daly
Steering Committee (chair)
Anthony LongCouncil on Student Affairs (CSA)
Ben GivensSenate Secretary (non-voting)
Mike HoganCurrent Faculty Council Chair
Sharon Schweikhart
Current Faculty Council Chair-Elect
Blaine LillyPrior Year's Faculty Council Chair