FUNCTION: To consider and propose modifications to University policies that would improve faculty welfare; to study all proposed legislation concerning faculty welfare and submit recommendations to the Faculty Council.
COMPOSITION: Seven (7) voting members of the General Faculty for three (3) year staggered terms, including a faculty member from the School of Law. In addition, every year the chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two (2) voting faculty members of the Faculty Council for one (1) year terms. Each fall, the committee shall elect a chair elect who shall be a voting faculty member of the committee, though, if that proves impossible, it shall elect a vice chair as an interim measure, while continuing to seek a chair elect. Each committee shall make an annual report on its work, in writing, to the General Faculty and Faculty Council. In addition, this committee shall appoint a member to serve ex-officio with vote on both the Gender Equity Council and on the Wellness Network Executive Board.
2023-24 Committee Chair
Tahir Mian, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dell Medical School
Joe H. Cutbirth, Assistant Professor of Instruction, Communication Studies
Lee Ann Kahlor, Professor, School of Advertising and Public Relations (replaced former member in fall 2022)
John Digiovanni, Professor, Pharmacy
Tahir Mian, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine
Daniel Stromberg, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics
Julija Šukys, Associate Professor, English
2023-2024 Faculty Council Representatives
Patricia Garcia, Associate Professor of Instruction, English
Andrea Gore, Professor, College of Pharmacy
Guest Members (2023-2024)
Susan Harnden, Liaison for Employee Assistance Program