2018-19 Committees of the University

The Faculty Senate
(Bylaws, Article 14)

Composition and Function

The Faculty Senate consists of the 32 elected faculty members of the University Council; one member elected by and from each academic department or school in the degree-granting colleges of the university, with two elected from each academic department or school of over 50 faculty members; and one member each from the College of Law and the University Libraries.

Among the ex officio nonvoting members is any faculty member of the University Advisory Committee (UAC) to the Board of Trustees and of the Faculty Advisory Committee to the Illinois Board of Higher Education who is not a voting member of the senate, the faculty serving as assistant chairs of the Academic Planning Council (APC), the Graduate Council (GC), and the Undergraduate Coordinating Council (UCC) if they are not otherwise voting members of the senate, the faculty athletics representative if not otherwise a voting member of the senate, and the two supportive professional staff members of the University Council.

The faculty members of the University Council shall be elected by the faculty members of the colleges, excluding the president's staff and the provost's staff, members of the Council of Deans, associate deans, assistant deans, assistants to deans and members of the supportive professional staff. The remaining faculty members shall be elected directly by each of the academic departments or schools in the degree-granting colleges of the university, the College of Law, and the University Libraries.

The Faculty Senate shall serve as the official voice of the university faculty of Northern Illinois University and as the authoritative representative liaison body between the faculty and the University Council, the president of the university, the executive vice president and provost, other vice presidents with respect to their responsibilities affecting the faculty, and the Board of Trustees.

In accordance with the Preamble and Article 7.3 of the university Constitution and the stated commitment to university governance as a shared process, the Faculty Senate shall serve the following purposes:

  1. To promote the representation of the faculty in the governance of the university;
  2. To encourage active faculty participation in the development of university policies and procedures;
  3. To discuss and recommend as a Faculty Senate policies affecting the university as a whole;
  4. To promote the welfare of the faculty and the university.

    For details see Constitution and Bylaws of Northern Illinois University.

Meets monthly on Wednesdays from 3 to 5 p.m.
2018-19 meeting dates are: Sept 5, Oct 3, Oct 31, Nov 28, Jan 23, Feb 20, Mar 27, Apr 24.


FACULTY SENATE
ELECTED FACULTY MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY COUNCIL
MEMBERSHIP OF THE UNIVERSITY COUNCIL
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
Business Jon Briscoe Jon Briscoe
Business Terry Bishop James Burton James Burton James Burton
Business Sukesh Patro Sukesh Patro Sukesh Patro
Education Rebecca Hunt William Penrod for Hunt William Penrod for Hunt
Education Jane Rheineck Jane Rheineck Jane Rheineck
Education Carolyn Pluim Vicki Collins Vicki Collins Vicki Collins
Education William Penrod So-Yeun Kim So-Yeun Kim So-Yeun Kim
Engineering & Engineering Technology Michael Haji-Sheikh Michael Haji-Sheikh

 

Engineering & Engineering Technology Gary Chen Gary Chen Gary Chen
Health and Human Sciences Lin Shi Lin Shi Lin Shi
Health and Human Sciences Cathy Carlson Hamid Bateni Hamid Bateni Hamid Bateni
Health and Human Sciences Jie Chen Jie Chen Jie Chen
Health and Human Sciences King Chung King Chung
Law Therese Arado Therese Arado
Anita Maddali for Tan Sharon Nelson Sharon Nelson Sharon Nelson
Liberal Arts & Sciences Fall-Gary Baker
Spring-Anne Hanley
Anne Hanley Anne Hanley Anne Hanley
Liberal Arts & Sciences Eric Mogren Eric Mogren
Liberal Arts & Sciences Jie Song Jie Song Jie Song
Liberal Arts & Sciences Amy Newman Amy Newman
Liberal Arts & Sciences Andrew Krmenec Andrew Krmenec
Liberal Arts & Sciences Reed Scherer Reed Scherer Reed Scherer Reed Scherer
Liberal Arts & Sciences Fall-Jim Wilson
Spring-Mike Konen
Jim Wilson Jim Wilson
Liberal Arts & Sciences Joseph Stephen Joseph Stephen Joseph Stephen
Liberal Arts & Sciences *Linda Saboriio Amanda Littauer Amanda Littauer Amanda Littauer
Liberal Arts & Sciences Kendall Thu Kendall Thu Kendall Thu Kendall Thu
Liberal Arts & Sciences Omar Chmaissem Omar Chmaissem Omar Chmaissem
Liberal Arts & Sciences Virginia Naples Virginia Naples
University Libraries Jim Millhorn Jim Millhorn Jim Millhorn
Visual & Performing Arts Janet Hathaway   Janet Hathaway Janet Hathaway
Visual & Performing Arts Kryssi Staikidis Richard Siegesmund Richard Siegesmund Richard Siegesmund
Visual & Performing Arts Judith Chitwood Judith Chitwood
Visual & Performing Arts Doug Boughton Doug Boughton Doug Boughton
FACULTY SENATE
ELECTED FACULTY MEMBERS FROM ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS AND SCHOOLS
FS MEMBERSHIP FROM DEPARTMENTS
2017-2018
2018-2019
2019-2020
2020-2021
BUSINESS                   
       
Accountancy
Mark Riley
Mark Riley Mark Riley
Finance
Yao Zheng for Patro
Management
Christine Mooney
Marketing
Elisa Fredericks
Elisa Fredericks
Elisa Fredericks
OMIS
Yipeng Liu
Yipeng Liu
EDUCATION                   
       
Counseling, Adult & Higher Education
Katy Jaekel Katy Jaekel Katy Jaekel
Curriculum and Instruction
Jodi Lampi Jodi Lampi Jodi Lampi
Educational Technology, Research & Assessment
Laura Ruth Johnson for Hunt
Laura Ruth Johnson for Hunt
Kinesiology & Physical Education
Peter Chomentowski
Peter Chomentowski
Leadership, Educational Psychology & Foundations
Benjamin Creed for Dugas
Benjamin Creed Benjamin Creed Benjamin Creed
Special and Early Education
Sarah Johnston-Rodriguez
Sarah Johnston-Rodriguez Sarah Johnston-Rodriguez
ENGINEERING & ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY                   
       
Electrical Engineering
Fall-Veysel Demir
Spring-Wei Li
Veysel Demir Veysel Demir
Industrial & Systems Engineering
Reinaldo Moraga
Reinaldo Moraga Reinaldo Moraga
Mechanical Engineering
Ji-Chul Ryu
Ji-Chul Ryu
Technology
Fall-Abul Azad
Spring-Liping Guo
HEALTH & HUMAN SCIENCES                   
         
Allied Health & Communicative Disorders
Hamid Bateni
Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences
Florensia Surjadi
Florensia Surjadi
Florensia Surjadi
Health Studies
Fall-Tomoyuki Shibata
Spring-Judith Lukaszuk or Jennifer Gray
Tomoyuki Shibata
Interdisciplinary Health Professions
Nursing
Laura Beamer
LAW
Clanitra Stewart Nejdl
Clanitra Stewart Nejdl
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES                   
       
Anthropology
Fall-Dan Gebo
Spring-Mitch Irwin
Mitch Irwin
Mitch Irwin
Biological Sciences
Jozef Bujarski
Jozef Bujarski
Jozef Bujarski
Chemistry
Fall-Jim Horn
Spring-Gary Baker
Gary Baker
Gary Baker
Gary Baker
Communication
Karen Whedbee
Karen Whedbee
Karen Whedbee
Computer Science
Kirk Duffin Kirk Duffin
Kirk Duffin
Economics
**George Slotsve
George Slotsve George Slotsve
George Slotsve
English
Fall-Brian May
Spring-Lara Crowley
Foreign Languages & Literatures
Tharaphi Than
Tharaphi Than
Tharaphi Than
Geographic & Atmospheric Sciences
Fall-Mike Konen
Spring-Wei Luo
Mike Konen
Mike Konen
Mike Konen
Geology & Environmental Geosciences
Ross Powell
Ross Powell
Ross Powell
History
Ismael Montana
Ismael Montana
Ismael Montana
Mathematical Sciences
Gleb Sirotkin
Gleb Sirotkin
Gleb Sirotkin
Philosophy
Jason Hanna
Jason Hanna
Jason Hanna
Physics
Andreas Glatz
Political Science
Scot Schraufnagel
Scot Schraufnagel Scot Schraufnagel
Psychology
Keith Millis
Keith Millis Keith Millis
Keith Millis
Public Administration
Alicia Schatteman Alicia Schatteman Alicia Schatteman Alicia Schatteman
Sociology
Diane Rodgers
Diane Rodgers
UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
~Sarah McHone-Chase

Fall-TBD
Spring-Beth McGowan

Beth McGowan
Beth McGowan
VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS                   
       
Art
Fall-Todd Buck
Spring-Richard Siegesmund
Music
John Novak
John Novak
Theatre & Dance
Rich Grund
Rich Grund

FACULTY SENATE
EX OFFICIO, NONVOTING MEMBERS AND CONSULTANTS

x Faculty members of the University Advisory Committee 
to the Board of Trustees
*Linda Saborio     
    
    
Mark Riley for VandeCreek
    
Alex Gelman
Alex Gelman
Alex Gelman
 
Kendall Thu
Kendall Thu
x Faculty Advisory Committee to the IBHE
Fall-Paul Stoddard
Spring-Linda Saborio
TBD
TBD
x Supportive Professional Staff
Catherine Doederlein
Catherine Doederlein Catherine Doederlein  
x Supportive Professional Staff Aline Click  
x Assistant Chair, APC
Marc Falkoff 
   
x Assistant Chair, GC
Carrie Kortegast
    
x Assistant Chair, BC
Rebecca Hunt
    
x Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR)
Mark Groza
     
# Parliamentarian Ferald Bryan    

*  Executive secretary of University Council and president of Faculty Senate
** Vice president of Faculty Senate
x  Ex officio, nonvoting
~  Faculty & SPS Personnel Advisor
#  Consultant, nonvoting