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Washington State University Faculty Affairs Committee

Faculty Affairs Committee

Function

  • Makes recommendations concerning policy on appointments, promotion, tenure, and leave of absence.
  • Makes recommendations relating to standards of performance, professional ethics, faculty rights and responsibilities, academic freedom, and faculty compensation.
  • Receives, reviews, and acts upon other policy matters concerning faculty affairs.
  • Maintains liaison with Faculty Status Committee regarding functions 1 and 2.

Composition and tenure

  • Eleven faculty, selected with representation from the various areas of the University in mind, with at least three geographical regions represented. Normally, at least one of the members shall be a member of the Senate. To be eligible as a member, usually a person must have served as a faculty member at WSU for at least three years.
  • Vice provost for faculty development and recognition (X)(#).

Additional notes

  • Chair elected by the Committee.
  • Has representation on Budget Committee and Steering Committee.
  • Responsible to: Faculty Senate.
  • Reports to: Faculty Senate and the president.

Faculty Affairs Committee Representation

Judi McDonald, Chair (F)

Professor
CAS, Pullman
2021 – 2024


Stephanie Bauman (F)

Associate Professor
CAS, Tri-Cities
2019 – 2022

Ekaterine Burduli (F)

Assistant Professor
CON, Spokane
2019 – 2022

Suzanne Fricke (F)

Librarian
Libraries, Pullman
2021 – 2022* Substitute

Cynthia Haseltine (F)

Associate Professor
CAS, Pullman
2019 – 2022

Heiko Jansen (F)

Professor
VCEA, Spokane
2021 – 2023

 

Sergey Lapin (F)

Professor
CAS, Pullman
2018 – 2024

Don Llewellyn (F)

Associate Professor
CAHNRS, Pullman
2021 – 2022 *Substitute

Martin Maquivar (F)

Associate Professor
CAHNRS, Pullman
2019 – 2022

Michael Neff (F)

Professor
CAHNRS, Pullman
2021 – 2023

Jennifer Thigpen (F)

Associate Professor
CAS, Pullman
2019 – 2022

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Hill

Vice Provost for Faculty Development (X)(#)

Matt Hudelson

Faculty Senate Secretary Representative (X)(#)

Anna Schilter

Faculty Senate Principal Assistant (X)(#)