Committee Meetings Throughout Summer 2020

The Steering Committee (TSC) and Faculty Senate (FS) will meet throughout summer 2020.  TSC convened on June 9 and FS covened on June 23.  TSC convened again on July 7, via Zoom. University Council and Faculty Senate will convene ,via Zoom, on Tuesday, July 21, 3-6pm.  University Council to convene first and Faculty Senate will convene immediately following.  The Faculty Senate meeting may run until 6pm. Future summer meetings TBA.

University Committee on Faculty Affairs Membership 2020-2021

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Membership - Academic Year 2020-2021

Effective August 16, 2020

For UCFA schedule of meeting dates, agendas and minutes, please refer to the following web site:


Ilce Gabriela Medina-Meza (NT) Agriculture & Natural Resources 2021
Johanna Schuster-Craig Arts & Letters 2022
Thomas Rimer (FT) - Replacement Pending Business 2021
Louis Schiavone III (FT) Communication Arts & Sciences 2021
Kristen Bieda Education 2022
Alex Zevalkink (NT) Engineering 2021
Claudia Finkelstein Human Medicine 2022

Pending per College

James Madison 2022
Paul Stokstad (FT) Law 2021
Mark Waddell Lyman Briggs 2021
Melanie Helton Music 2022
Matthew Comstock (NT) Natural Science 2022
Horng-Shiuann Wu Nursing 2022
John Fitzsimmons Osteopathic Medicine 2022
India Plough (NT) Residential College Arts & Humanities 2021

Nazita Lajevardi (NT)

Social Science 2021
Richard Fulton Veterinary Medicine 2022
Susan Kendall Non-College Faculty 2021

Ex Officio

Theodore Curry Office of the Provost  
Teresa Sullivan Office of the Provost

* Chairperson
(FT) Fixed-Term

(NT) Non-Tenured/Tenure System

(R) Re-elected


Composition of Committee includes:

1 Faculty member from each college (including Non-Colege faculty) - two must be Non-Tenured (eleted by colleges).  Two must be Fixed-Term faculty who have served at least three consecutive years.

The Provost or a designee shall be a member with voice but no vote.

The Chairperson will serve on The Steering Committee, Faculty Senate and the University Council.

Published by:
Office of the Secretary Academic Governance 
(517) 355-2337
Created March 2020 and updated May 14, 2020