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Improvement of Instruction

Faculty Senate Committee

Responsibilities:  The Faculty Senate Improvement of Instruction Committee will recommend university policies on instruction to the Faculty Senate.  In cooperation with unit faculty and appropriate university officers, the committee makes recommendations for implementation of improvement and evaluation of teaching.  It will maintain communication with appropriate committees and with appropriate university officers and agencies for the purpose of regularly reviewing and making recommendations to the Faculty Senate about matters related to teaching; such matters will include but not be limited to course scheduling, the calendar, use of university facilities, space for instruction, textbook orders, availability of library, computer, and other technological resources for instruction.

Membership:  Membership will include five faculty members with rotating two-year terms (at least one faculty member will be a member of the Faculty Senate) and one Instructional Academic Staff member. The Faculty Senate Committee on Committees will recommend potential faculty members with final appointments being made by the Faculty Senate. Academic Staff membership shall be determined by the Academic Staff Committee on Committees.  No one may serve more than three consecutive terms on this committee.

Chair:  The chair of the committee will be elected by the committee from among the members.  The chair will serve a one-year term renewable by election for a maximum of three consecutive years.  The chair is responsible for: facilitating committee meetings; conducting the election for chair in the fall; and informing the Faculty Senate office of resignations of committee members and changes in the committee chair.  Currently: 


Faculty Senate Office
(920) 424-2102
Dempsey 205

Faculty Senate President (2018-19)
Stephen Bentivenga
Senate President's Office Hours TBD.
All others by appointment.

Senate Meetings

Meetings are held in Reeve 306, 3:10pm-5:00pm


September 11 & 25(Canceled)
October 9(Canceled) & 23
November 6 & 20 
December 4


January 15 (if needed)
February 5(Canceled) & 19 
March 5 & 19
April 2, 16, & 30
May 14

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