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Faculty Senate

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. The Faculty Senate is located in the Schwartz Center, Room 227 and can be reached at (P) 330-672-7822, (F) 330-672-7127, Web: www.kent.edu/provost/faculty-senate, Email: facsen@kent.edu.

Faculty Senate Membership

  • Currently, there are 48 Senators representing 21 different electorates, 27 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.

 

AY18-19 Faculty Senate

Senators for AY18-19  [PDF]
Ex-Officio & Observers for AY18-19  [PDF]

 

AY18-19 Executive Committee

Pamela E. Grimm,  Chair
Robin S. Vande Zande,  Vice Chair
Edward Dauterich, Secretary
Tracy Laux,  At-Large
David "Blake" Stringer,  Appt'd Member
Zhiqiang "Molly" Wang,  Appt'd Member
 
 

 

Meeting Details

The Faculty Senate Meetings for 2018-2019 are scheduled as follows.  Generally, the fall and spring meetings are scheduled on the second Monday of each month. All Faculty Senate meetings are held at 3:20 pm in the Governance Chambers of the Student Center.

Summer 2018
  • Monday, July 16, 2018  CANCELLED
Fall 2018
Spring 2019
  • Monday, February 11, 2019  [PDF]
  • Monday, March 11, 2019  [PDF]
  • Monday, April 8, 2019  [PDF]
  • Monday, May 13, 2019  [PDF]
Summer 2019
  • Monday, July 15, 2019