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Faculty Senate

Standing Committees

2022-2023

See UW Regulation 2-302 for regulations and descriptions of all committees except UW Regulation 2-301 for Committee on Committees, and UW Regulation 2-303 for Research Advisory Committee.

Definitions

CALSNR    College of Agriculture, Life Sciences and Natural Resources
CAS           College of Arts and Sciences
COB          College of Business
COED        College of Education
CEPS        College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
CHS          College of Health Sciences
COLAW     College of Law
LIB            Libraries
AHC          American Heritage Center
UWC         UW-Casper
ECTL         Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning
HAUB        Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
SER          School of Energy Resources
SOC          School of Computing
ASUW       Associated Students of the University of Wyoming

 

Academic Planning Committee

The Academic Planning Committee will consist of 11 voting members. Each college has the opportunity to be represented on the committee, including the Libraries, the American Heritage Center, UW-Casper, and ASUW. If representation from any of these groups cannot be found, then the Committee on Committees is directed to select members in as representational fashion as possible. The Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, and Chairs of the Student Interaction Committee, Graduate Council, Budget Planning Committee, and University Course Review Committee shall be ex officio members. Faculty representatives shall be selected by the Committee on Committees and shall serve staggered three-year terms. The Chair of the Academic Planning Committee shall serve as an ex officio member of the Budget Planning Committee and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate.

College/Unit         Department                                                                Name                              Term Expires Spring

CALSNR                                                                                  To be determined.                          2025/1

CAS                     English                                                  Caroline McCracken-Flesher                   2025/1 

CAS                     Politics, Public Affairs & Int'l Studies                  Gregg Cawley                             2023/1 

COB                    Management & Marketing                                Grant Lindstrom                           2024/1 

COED                  Teacher Education                                           Lydiah Nganga                             2024/2

CEPS                                                                                      To be determined.                          2023/1

CHS                     Nursing                                                       Candace Stidolph                           2024/2 

COLAW                                                                                   To be determined.                          2025/1

LIB                                                                                         To be determined.                          2025/1

AHC                                                                                         John Waggener                            2025/1         

UWC                                                                                      Amanda DeDiego                            2024/1 

ASUW                                                                                       Saber Smith                                2023

R = replacement for an unexpired term

1 = first 3-year term

2 = second consecutive 3-year term

 

Budget Planning Committee

The Budget Planning Committee shall consist of 11 voting members. Each college has the opportunity to be represented on the committee, including the Libraries, the American Heritage Center, UW-Casper, and ASUW. If representation from any of these groups cannot be found, then the Committee on Committees is directed to select members in as representational fashion as possible. Faculty representatives shall be selected by the Committee on Committees and shall serve staggered four-year terms. The Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice President for Administration, and the Chair of the Academic Planning Committee shall be ex officio members. The Chair of the Budget Planning Committee shall serve as an ex officio member of the Academic Planning Committee and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate.   

College/Unit         Department                                                                Name                              Term Expires Spring

CALSNR               Veterinary Sciences                                          Jonathan Fox                              2025/2 

CAS                     English                                                          Michael Knievel                            2024/1

CAS                     Communication & Journalism                              Sandy Hsu                               2025/1 

COB                    Management & Marketing                                Eric Krszjzaniek                            2024/1 

COED                  Teacher Education                                           Lydiah Nganga                             2025/2 

CEPS                   Electrical & Computer Engineering                        Jon Pikal                                  2023/2

CHS                     Pharmacy                                                        David Bruch                               2024/1

COLAW                                                                                       Sam Kalen                                 2024/1 

LIB                      Resource Discovery & Management                 Deborah McCarthy                         2025/1

AHC                                                                                        To be determined.                          2025/1

UWC                                                                                        To be determined.                         2025/1

ASUW                                                                                      To be determined.                         2023

ECTL                                                                                          Christi Boggs                             2025/1

R = replacement for an unexpired term

1 = first 3-year term

2 = second consecutive 3-year term

 

Committee on Committees

The Committee on Committees shall consist of 12 members and approved by the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate. Each college, the Libraries, the American Heritage Center, the Haub School of Environment & Natural Resources, and UW-Casper will be given the opportunity to be represented. If representation from any of these areas cannot be found, then the Committee on Committees is directed to select members in as representational a fashion as possible. The chair of the Committee on Committees shall serve as an ex officio member of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate. The chair-elect of the Senate shall be an ex officio member of the Committee on Committees.

College/Unit         Department                                                                Name                              Term Expires Spring

CALSNR                                                                                  To be determined.                          2024/1   

CAS                    Communication & Journalism                          Kristen Landreville                         2023/2 

CAS                    Politics, Public Affairs & Int'l Studies                    Nevin Aiken                               2024/2

COB                   Accounting & Finance                                         Amber Mercil                              2023/R 

COED                 Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy & Design       Jonathan Carrier                           2023/R 

CEPS                  CEAS Dean's Office                                            David Bagley                              2025/1

CHS                   Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)         Sandy Root-Elledge                        2025/1 

COLAW                                                                                         Sam Kalen                               2024/2

LIB                     Instructional Design                                         Samantha Peter                           2025/1 

AHC                                                                                        To be determined.                          2025/1 

UWC                                                                                       To be determined.                          2024/2

HAUB                                                                                      To be determined.                          2025/1

ECTL                                                                                            Jeff Miller                                 2024/2 

R = replacement for an unexpired term

1 = first 3-year term

2 = second consecutive 3-year term

 

Faculty Academic Standards, Rights & Responsibilities Committee

The Faculty Academic Standards, Rights, and Responsibilities Committee shall consist of 11 members. Each college has the opportunity to be represented on the committee, including the Libraries, the American Heritage Center, UW-Casper, and ASUW. If representation from any of these groups cannot be found, then the Committee on Committees is directed to select members in as representational fashion as possible. Members shall be selected by the Committee on Committees and shall serve staggered three-year terms. The Chair of this committee shall serve as an ex officio member of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate.

College/Unit         Department                                                                Name                              Term Expires Spring

CALSNR              Family & Consumer Sciences                           Jennifer Harmon                            2024/2 

CAS                   Visual & Literary Arts                                      Diana Baumbach                            2024/2 

CAS                   English                                                              Nancy Small                              2023/1

COB                   Management & Marketing                                   Casey Frome                              2025/2 

COED                Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy & Design           Reed Scull                                 2023/R 

CEPS                                                                                     To be determined.                           2025/1 

CHS                   Pharmacy                                                        Janelle Krueger                            2023/2

COLAW                                                                                       Sam Kalen                                 2025/1

LIB                    User Services                                                    Paula Martin                                2024/1 

AHC                                                                                      To be determined.                            2025/1   

UWC                                                                                     To be determined.                            2025/1

ASUW                                                                                   To be determined.                            2023 

R = replacement for an unexpired term

1 = first 3-year term

2 = second consecutive 3-year term

 

Faculty Recognition Committee

The Faculty Recognition Committee shall consist of 12 members. Each college has the opportunity to be represented on the committee, including the Libraries, the American Heritage Center, UW-Casper, the Ellbogen Center for Teaching & Learning, and ASUW.If representation from any of these groups cannot be found, then the Committee on Committees is directed to select members in as representational fashion as possible. Members shall be selected by the Committee on Committees and shall serve staggered three-year terms. The Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, the Vice President for Administration, and the Chair of the Research Advisory Committee shall serve as ex officio members without vote. The Chair of this committee shall serve as an ex officio member of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate.

College/Unit         Department                                                                Name                              Term Expires Spring

CALSNR                                                                                  To be determined.                         2024/1 

CAS                    Criminal Justice & Sociology                                Jamie Snyder                            2022/2 

CAS                    Communication & Journalism                                Sandy Hsu                              2024/1 

COB                                                                                        To be determined.                         2023/1

COED                 Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy & Design         Courtney McKim                         2023/1

CEPS                  Mechanical Engineering                                           Ann Peck                              2023/1

CHS                    Pharmacy                                                        Jeremy Vandiver                         2025/1

COLAW                                                                                    Noah Novogrodsky                        2023/1

LIB                     Instructional Design                                          Samantha Peter                          2024/1 

AHC                                                                                        To be determined.                         2025/1 

UWC                                                                                       To be determined                          2025/1

ECTL                                                                                            Jeff Miller                                2024/2                 

ASUW                                                                                     To be determined                           2023

R = replacement for an unexpired term

1 = first 3-year term

2 = second consecutive 3-year term

 

Graduate Council

The Graduate Council shall consist of 16 members, 14 of whom shall be members of the faculty distributed among the colleges as follows: Agriculture and Natural Resources 2, Arts and Sciences 2, Business 2, Education 2, Engineering and Applied Science 2, Health Sciences 2, Law 1, ENR 1. Two graduate students chosen by the Council shall also be members. College representatives shall be chosen by each college in a mannersimilar to that used to elect members of college reappointment, tenure and promotion committees (see UW Regulation 2-7.) College representatives shall have terms of office of three years. Student members shall have one-year terms of office. If possible, college representatives shall have staggered terms. Ex officio members of the Graduate Council shall include: the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, the Director of the American Heritage Center, and the Dean of University Libraries or their designees. The Vice Provost for Graduate Education will serve as liaison with the Office of Academic Affairs.  The Chair of this Council shall serve as an ex officio member of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate. The Chair of this Council or designee shall serve on the Academic Planning Committee and the University Course Review Committee of the Faculty Senate.

College/Unit         Department                                                                Name                              Term Expires Spring

CALSNR               Ecosystem Science and Management              David Christianson                         2025/1

CALSNR               Veterinary Sciences                                       Jennifer Malmberg                         2023/1   

CAS                     Music                                                           Beth Vanderborgh                         2023/R 

CAS                                                                                        To be determined.                         2025/1         

COB                    Accounting and Finance                                     Eric Johnson                              2025/2 

COB                    Management & Marketing                                    Linda Price                               2023/R 

COED                  Education Dean's Office                                       Jenna Shim                             2025/1

COED                  Teacher Education                                             John Kambutu                           2023/2 

CEPS                   Chemical & Biomedical Engineering                    Saman Aryana                           2023/R

CEPS                   Chemistry                                                         Elliott Hulley                             2023/1 

CEPS                   Civil & Architectural Engineering                            Kam Ng                                 2025/2

CHS                    Pharmacy                                                        Jared Bushman                           2025/1     

CHS                    Kinesiology and Health                                      Kelly Simonton                           2023/1

COLAW                                                                                      Debora Person*                          2023/1 

HAUB                                                                                      Temple Stoellinger                         2025/1

ASUW               Graduate Student                                             To be determined.                         2023

ASUW               Graduate Student                                             To be determined.                         2023

R = replacement for an unexpired term

1 = first 3-year term

2 = second consecutive 3-year term

* = will by replaced in spring by Tawnya Plumb

 

Library Council

The Library Council shall consist of 12 voting members, which are to include one representative from each of the seven colleges and the Libraries, one American Heritage Center archivist, one undergraduate and one graduate student, one non-University representative appointed by the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (this person should be knowledgeable in library issues). Ex officio members with vote shall include the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean of the Libraries, the Vice President for Information Technology, and the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. The Chair shall be an ex officio member of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee. The representatives from the colleges, the Libraries, and the American Heritage Center shall be elected by their respective units, and the student members shall be selected by ASUW and by the graduate students, respectively. Members shall serve three-year staggered terms, and the Chair shall be a faculty member.

College/Unit         Department                                                                Name                              Term Expires Spring

CALSNR               Animal Science                                              Brenda Alexander                          2023/1

CAS                     Psychology                                                         Matt Gray                                2023/1 

COB                    Accounting and Finance                                   Stephanie Cheng                          2025/1

COED                  Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy & Design           Jihyun Lee                              2023/1 

CEPS                   Atmospheric Science                                          Dana Caulton                            2025/2 

CHS                                                                                        To be determined.                         2025/1

COLAW                Law Library                                                     Tawnya Plumb                             2024/1 

LIB                      Instructional Design                                        Samantha Peter                           2023/1

AHC                                                                                         Mary Beth Brown                          2024/1 

ASUW                 Undergraduate Student                                   To be determined.                         2023 

                          Graduate Student                                           To be determined.                         2023 

NonUW                                                                                    To be determined.                         2023   

R = replacement for an unexpired term

1 = first 3-year term

2 = second consecutive 3-year term

 

Reappointment, Tenure & Promotion Committee

The Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion Committee shall consist of at least 16 members excluding the vice presidents, the deans, the associate and assistant deans, the directors, and the department or division heads/chairs. Two tenured faculty members shall be elected from each of the following six colleges: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business, Education, Engineering and Applied Science, Health Sciences; and Arts and Sciences; one from the College of Law, one extended-term faculty member elected from the Libraries; one extended-term faculty member elected from the American Heritage Center; and one faculty member from the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources. The University Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion Committee has the authority to appoint one or more academic professional(s) to its committee. The Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs shall be an ex officio member. Members who have served a three-year term cannot succeed themselves. Replacements (temporary or permanent) shall be determined in the same manner as the original appointments

College/Unit         Department                                                                Name                              Term Expires Spring

CALSNR               Agricultural & Applied Economics                        Don McLeod                               2023/1 

CALSNR               Plant Sciences                                                  Anowar Islam                             2024/R

CAS                    Criminal Justice & Sociology                               Jamie Snyder                             2025/1

CAS                    Philosophy & Religious Studies                             Harvey Hix                               2024/1 

CAS                    Psychology                                                        Alison Looby                              2024/1

CAS                    Visual & Literary Arts                                          Mark Richie  *                           2023/1 

COB                    Economics                                                       Thorsten Janus                           2025/1

COB                    Management & Marketing                                     Linda Price                              2024/R

COED                  Couseling, Leadership, Advocacy & Design         Michael Morgan                           2025/1

COED                  Teacher Education                                              Rick Kitchen                             2023/1 

CEPS                   Civil & Architectural Engineering                       Jonathan Brant                            2023/1 

CEPS                   Chemical  & Biomedical Engineering                Vladimir Alvarado                         2024/1 

CHS                    Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)          Michelle Jarman                          2023/1 

CHS                    Social Work                                                     Neely Mahapatra                         2024/1 

COLAW                                                                                       Michael Smith                           2025/1

LIB                     Education and Research Services                         Kaijsa Calkins                           2025/1

AHC                                                                                           Ginny Kilander                           2023/1 

HAUB                                                                                         Kevin Monteith                          2025/1

* Mark Richie standing in for Leah Hardy for 2022-23

R = replacement for an unexpired term

1 = first 3-year term

2 = second consecutive 3-year term

 

Research Advisory Committee

The committee shall consist of 11 voting members. Each of the seven colleges, the Libraries, the American Heritage Center (Archivists), the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources/the School of Energy Resources, and the School of Computing will be given the opportunity to be represented. If representation from any of these groups cannot be found, then the Committee on Committees is directed to appoint members in as representational fashion as possible. The Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the Vice President for Research and Economic Development shall be ex officio members. Faculty members shall be appointed by the Committee on Committees and shall serve three-year staggered terms. The chair of the Research Advisory Committee shall serve as an ex officio member of the Faculty Recognition Committee of the Faculty Senate.

College/Unit         Department                                                                Name                              Term Expires Spring

CALSNR               Molecular Biology                                                Dan Wall                                 2023/2

CALSNR               Botany                                                             Greg Brown                               2024/1 

CAS                                                                                        To be determined.                         2024/1

COB                                                                                        To be determined.                         2024/1 

COED                  Teacher Education                                               Tim Slater                               2023/1 

CEPS                   Civil and Architectural                                         Haibo Zhai                               2025/1

CEPS                   Geology & Geophysics                                       Kenneth Sims                            2025/1

CHS                    Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)              Eric Moody                              2025/2

COLAW                                                                                   To be determined.                          2024/1            

LIB                      Electronic Resources                                        Denis Shannon                            2025/1           

AHC                                                                                           Brigida Blasi                               2025/1 

HAUB/SER                                                                              To be determined.                          2025/1

SOC                                                                                       To be determined.                          2025/1

UWC                                                                                          Scott Seville                               2024/2 

R = replacement for an unexpired term

1 = first 3-year term

2 = second consecutive 3-year term

 

Student Interaction Committee

The Student Interaction Committee shall consist of 11 members. Each college has the opportunity to be represented on the committee, including the Libraries, the American Heritage Center, UW-Casper, and ASUW.If representation from any of these groups cannot be found, then the Committee on Committees is directed to select members in as representational fashion as possible. The Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Executive Director of International Student Services, the Director of Admissions, the Registrar, and the Director of Student Financial Aid shall be ex officio members without vote. Faculty representatives shall be selected by the Committee on Committees and shall serve three-year staggered terms. The Chair of the Student Interaction Committee shall serve as an ex officio member of the Academic Planning and Executive Committees of the Faculty Senate.

College/Unit         Department                                                                Name                              Term Expires Spring

CALSNR               Plant Sciences                                                  Donna Harris                             2024/1 

CAS                     Music                                                              Blake McGee                              2025/2 

COB                    Management & Marketing                                 Greg Livingston                           2023/2 

COED                  Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy & Design         Mia Williams                              2024/1

CEPS                   Geology & Geophysics                                       Dario Grana                               2025/1

CEPS                   Petroleum                                                      Tawfik Elshehabi                           2023/1 

CHS                    Pharmacy                                                         Tonja Woods                              2023/2 

COLAW                                                                                   To be determined.                          2024/1 

LIB                     Learning and Engagement                                 Jessica Rardin                             2024/R 

AHC                                                                                            Nora Plant                                2025/1 

UWC                                                                                      To be determined.                          2025/1

ASUW                                                                                        Saber Smith                               2023

R = replacement for an unexpired term

1 = first 3-year term

2 = second consecutive 3-year term

 

University Course Review Committee

Each college will select its own representative along with an alternate. If representation from any of these colleges cannot be found, then the Committee on Committees is directed to select members in as representational a fashion as possible. The Chair of the University Studies Committee, the Chair of the Graduate Council, the Registrar, the Dean of the Libraries, the Director of the American Heritage Center, School of Environment and Natural Resources, an ASUW representative, and the Coordinator of Community College Articulation shall be ex officio members without vote. The Chair is an ex officio member of the Academic Planning Committee and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate.

College/Unit         Department                                                                Name                              

CALSNR              AGNR Dean's Office                                           Warrie Means

CAS                                                                                       To be determined.

COB                   Accounting & Finance                                          Nicole Choi           

COED                 Education Dean's Office                                       Jenna Shim            

CEPS                  CEAS Dean's Office                                             David Mukai                      

CHS                   Pharmacy                                                        Janelle Krueger

COLAW                                                                                Jacquelyn Bridgeman    

 

University Studies Committee

The committee shall consist of 12 voting members. Each college has the opportunity to be represented on the committee, including the Libraries, the American Heritage Center, the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, and ASUW. A student designated by ASUW shall be a voting member. Each college or group will elect their own representatives, and these names will be forwarded to the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate for approval. If representatives from any of these groups cannot be found, then the Committee on Committees shall select members in as representative a fashion as possible. Faculty representatives shall serve staggered three-year terms. Ex officio members of the committee shall include: the First Year Seminar Coordinator and the Communications Coordinator; representatives from the offices of: the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Registrar, the Academic Planning Committee, the Deans’ Council, Academic Advising, the Director of Transfer Relations, and the Wyoming community colleges. Ex officio members do not have a vote. Vice presidents, deans, associate and assistant deans, and directors shall not be eligible to serve on the committee. The committee shall elect its chairperson. The Chair or his/her designee shall serve as an ex officio member of the University Course Review Committee. The University Studies coordinator shall serve as secretary of the committee and maintain a record of the minutes of meetings. The Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate shall fill temporary vacancies on the University Studies Committee.

College/Unit         Department                                                                Name                              Term Expires Spring

CALSNR              Family & Consumer Sciences                              Christine Wade                           2023/1 

CAS                    English                                                              Nancy Small                             2024/1 

COB                    Management & Marketing                                   Mark Peterson                           2024/1 

COED                  Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy and Desig        William Cain                              2025/1

CEPS                   CEAS Dean's Office                                            David Mukai                              2025/1

CHS                    Kinesiology & Health                                       Qin "Arthur" Zhu                          2023/R 

COLAW                                                                                    To be determined.                         2024/1 

LIB                     Education & Research Services                       Janice Grover-Roosa                       2024/R 

AHC                                                                                         To be determined.                        2025/1

HAUB                                                                                       To be determined.                        2025/1

ASUW                                                                                      To be determined.                        2023                

R = replacement for an unexpired term

1 = first 3-year term

2 = second consecutive 3-year term



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