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Faculty Senate

Senate Standing Committees 2021-22 (updated regularly) 

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.


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Academic Information Technology Committee
2021-22 Academic Year


12 voting members:  1 from each of the 7 colleges (2 from A&S), Libraries, American Heritage Center, the Office of Distance Education Support/UW-Casper, and ASUW; ex officio member:  Vice President for Information Technology; Chair is an ex officio member of the Administrative Information Technology Advisory Committee and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate.  Members are nominated by the Committee on Committees and ratified by the Faculty Senate.

College
Department
Name
Term
Expires
(Spring)
Phone
Email . . .
uwyo.edu 
AG
 
2022(R)
 
AS
Politics, Public Affairs & International Studies
Ruth Bjorkenwall
2023
62992
rbjorken
AS
Mathematics & Statistics
Annalisa Piccorelli
2024(2)
62207
apiccore
BU
Business Dean's Office
Candace Ryder
2024
66847
cryder2
ED
School of Counseling, Leadership,
Advocacy & Design
William Cain
2022
63145
wcain
EN
Computer Science
Jim Ward
2023(2)
66231
seker
HS
Communication Disorders
Corri Sandoval
2024
66438
 csandov3
LA
School of Law
 
2022(R)
 
 
LI
Digital Collections
Bryan Ricupero
2022
66165
bricuper
AHC
American Heritage Center
Nora Plant
2023
 62579
nplant
ODES/UWC
UW-Casper
Oksana Wasilik, Chair
2024(2)
268-3090
oksana
ASUW
Student
2022

(2)=second consecutive term
(R)=replacement for an unexpired term
green shading=member to be determined



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Academic Planning Committee
2021-22 Academic Year

12 voting members: 1 from each of the 7 colleges (2 from A&S), Libraries, American Heritage Center, the Office of Distance Education Support/UW-Casper, and ASUW; ex officio members: Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Research & Economic Development, Chairs of the Student Interaction Committee, Graduate Council, Budget Planning Committee, and University Course Review Committee; Chair is an ex officio member of the Budget Planning Committee and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate. Members are nominated by the Committee on Committees and ratified by the Faculty Senate.

College
Department
Name
Term Expires
 (Spring)
Phone
Email ... uwyo.edu
AG
Ecosystem Science & Management
Karen Vaughan
2022
63414
karen.vaughan
AS
Criminal Justice & Sociology
Malcolm Holmes
2022
62988
mholmes
AS
Politics, Public Affairs & International Studies
Gregg Cawley
2023
 65345
cawley
BU
Management & Marketing
Grant Lindstrom, Chair
2024
66288
 gllmgt
ED
School of Teacher Education
Lydiah Nganga
2024(2)
66326
lnganga
EN
Mechanicl Engineering
Dennis Coon
2023
64192
dcoon
HS
Nursing
Candace Stidolph
2024(2)
63906
stidolph
LA
School of Law
Melissa Alexander
2022(2)
62289
melissa.alexander
LI
Libraries Education & Research
Tami Hert
2022(R)
66245
thert
AHC
American Heritage Center
 AHC elects to hold vacant
2022(R)
 
 
ODES/UWC
UW-Casper
Amanda DeDiego
2024
268-2056
adediego
ASUW
Student
 
2022
 

(R) = replacement for an unexpired term
(2)= second consecutive term
green shading=member to be determined



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Budget Planning Committee
2021-22 Academic Year

13 voting members: 1 from each of the 7 colleges (2 from A&S), Libraries, American Heritage Center, the Office of Distance Education Support/UW-Casper, ASUW, Staff Senate; ex officio members: Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Administration, Chair of the Academic Planning Committee; Chair is an ex officio member of the Academic Planning Committee and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate. Members are nominated by the Committee on Committees and ratified by the Faculty Senate.

College
Department
Name
Term Expires
 (Spring)
Phone
Email . . . uwyo.edu
AG
Veterinary Sciences
Jonathan Fox
2025(2)
65593
jfox7
AS
English
Michael Knievel
2024
 
mknievel
AS
Psychology
Narina Nunez
2022
(307) 314-2066
narina
BU
Management & Marketing
Eric Krszjzaniek
2024
n/a
ekrszjza
ED
School of Teacher Education
Lydiah Nganga
2022
66326
lnganga
EN
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Jon Pikal, Chair
2023(2)
63172
jpikal
HS
School of Pharmacy
David Bruch
2024
66064
bruch76
LA
School of Law
Sam Kalen
2024
 66706
 skalen
LI
Libraries Resource Discovery & Management
Deborah McCarthy
2022(R)
64228
mccarthy
AHC
American Heritage Center
Ginny Kilander
2022(2)
62553
papyrus
ODES/UWC
Office of Distance Education Support

Christi Boggs
2022(R)
363-0946
boggs
SS
Staff Senate
Chris Maki
2022
66300
cmaki1
ASUW
Student
 
2022
 

(2)=second consecutive term
(R)=replacement for an unexpired term
green shading=member to be determined


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Committee on Committees
2021-22 Academic Year


11 voting members: 1 from each of the 7 colleges (2 from A&S), Libraries, American Heritage Center, and the Office of Distance Education Support/UW-Casper; ex officio member: Chair-Elect of the Faculty Senate; Chair is an ex officio member of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate. Members are nominated by the Committee on Committees and approved by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.

College
Department
Name
Term Expires
 (Spring)
Phone
Email ... uwyo.edu
AG
 
 
2024
 
 
AS
Communication & Journalismad
Kristen Landreville
2023(2)
n/a
klandrev
AS
School of Politics, Public Affairs & International Studies
Nevin Aiken
2024(2)
66146
naiken
BU
Accounting & Finance
Amber Mercil
2023(R)
 
amercil
ED
School of Counseling, Leadership,
Advocacy & Design
Jonathan Carrier
2023(R)
66400
jcarrie5
EN
CEAS Dean's Office
David Bagley
2022(R)
63186
bagley
HS
Communication Disorders
Mark Guiberson, Chair
2022(2)
66427
mguibers
LA
School of Law
Sam Kalen
2024(2)
 66706
 skalen
LI
Libraries/Resource Discovery & Management
Jennifer Strayer
2022(R)
 66892
 jennifer.strayer
AHC
American Heritage Center
Leslie Waggener
2022(2)
66640
lwaggen2
ODES/
UWC
Office of Distance Education Support
Jeff Miller
2024(2)
63726
jmiller

(2)=second consecutive term
(R)=replacement for an unexpired term
green shading=member to be determined


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Faculty Academic Standards, Rights & Responsibilities Committee
2021-22 Academic Year


11 voting members: 1 from each of the 7 colleges (2 from A&S), Libraries, American Heritage Center, and ASUW; Chair is an ex officio member of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate.  Members are nominated by the Committee on Committees and ratified by the Faculty Senate.

College
Department
Name
Term Expires
 (Spring)
Phone
Email . . . uwyo.edu
AG
Family & Consumer Sciences
Jennifer Harmon
2024(2)
65669
jharmo14
AS
Visual & Literary Arts
Diana Baumbach
2024(2)
63049
dbaumbac
AS
English
Nancy Small
2023
62870
nancy.small
BU
Management & Marketing
Casey Frome, Co-Chair
2022
n/a
cfrome
ED
School of Counseling, Leadership,
Advocacy & Design
Reed Scull
2023(R)
65645
rscull
EN
Atmospheric Science
Jefferson Snider
2022
399-7026
jsnider
HS
School of Pharmacy
Janelle Krueger, Co-Chair
2023(2)
66030
jkruege1
LA
School of Law
Sam Kalen
2022(R)
66706
skalen
LI
.Libraries User Services
Paula Martin
2024
66734
paula.martin
AHC
American Heritage Center
Rachel Gattermeyer
2022
65614
rgatterm
ASUW
Student
 
2022
 

(2)=second consecutive term
(R)=replacement for an unexpired term
green shading=member to be determined
*substitute for Diana Baumbach fall 2021, spring 2022
 


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Faculty Recognition & Development Committee
2021-22 Academic Year

11 voting members: 1 from each of the 7 colleges (2 from A&S), Libraries, American Heritage Center, and the Office of Distance Education Support/UW-Casper; ex officio members: Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Research & Economic Development, Vice President for Administration, Chair of the Research Advisory Committee; Chair is an ex officio member of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate.  Members are nominated by the Committee on Committees and ratified by the Faculty Senate.

College
Department
Name
Term Expires
 (Spring)
Phone
Email... uwyo.edu
AG
 
 
2024
 
 
AS
Criminal Justice & Sociology
Jamie Snyder
2022
62988
jsnyde29
AS
Communication & Journalism
Sandy Hsu
2024
 
hsus
BU
2023
ED
School of Counseling, Leadership,
Advocacy & Design
Courtney McKim, Chair
2023
 64803
cmckim3
EN
Mechanical Engineering
Ann Peck
2023
66763
apeck
HS
School of Pharmacy
Jaime Hornecker
2022(2)
307-233-6000
jmebob
LA
School of Law
Noah Novogrodsky
2023
66448
novogro
LI
Libraries Administrative Office
Samantha Cook
2024
65566
scook
AHC
American Heritage Center
AHC elects to hold vacant
2022
ODES/
UWC
Office of Distance Education Support
Jeff Miller
2024(2)
63726
jmiller

(2)=second consecutive term
green shading=member to be determined


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Graduate Council
2021-22 Academic Year


17 voting members: 2 members of faculty from each of the 7 colleges (4 from A&S, 1 from College of Law), 2 graduate students chosen by the Council; 3-year staggered terms for college representatives, 1-year term for graduate students.  Ex officio members: Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Research & Economic Development, Dean of University Libraries, Director of the American Heritage Center, or their designees.  Chair is an ex officio member of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate, and Chair or designee is an ex officio member of the Academic Planning Committee and the University Course Review Committee. Members are appointed by the college or unit.

College
Department
Name
Term Expires
(Spring)
Phone
Email . . . uwyo.edu
AG
Molecular Biology
Daniel Levy
2022
64806
dlevy1
AG
Veterinary Sciences
Jennifer Malmberg
2023
69977
jennifer.malmberg
AS
Politics, Publid Affairs & International Studies
Andrew Garner*
2022
66475
agarne1
AS
Music
Crystal Sieger+
2022(R)
429-0287
csieger
AS
Chemistry
Elliott Hulley
2023
65671
ehulley
AS
Anthropology
Arielle Zibrak
2023
n/a
azibrak
BU
Accounting & Finance
Eric Johnson
2022
63959
eric.johnson
BU
Management & Marketing
Linda Price
2023(R)
63728
lprice13
ED
Education Dean's Office
Jenna Shim
2022(R)
63126
jshim
ED
School of Teacher Education
John Kambutu
2023(2)
63130
john.kambutu
EN
Civil & Architectural Engineering
Kam Ng
2022
64388
kng1
EN
Chemical Engineering
Saman Aryana
2023(R)
61992
saryana
HS
WWAMI
Alison Doherty
2023
65416
adoherty
HS
Kinesiology & Health
Tucker Readdy, Chair
2022
62354
tucker.readdy
LA
Law Library
Debora Person
2023
65120
dperson
 
Graduate Student
 
2022
 
 
Graduate Student
 
2022
 

(2)=second consecutive term
(R)=replacement for an unexpired term
green shading=member to be determined
*substitute for Barbara Logan fall 2021
+substitute for Anne Guzzo fall 2021


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Library Council
2021-22 Academic Year

13 voting members: 1 from each of the 7 colleges (2 from A&S), Libraries, American Heritage Center, 1 undergraduate and 1 graduate student, 1 non-University representative knowledgeable in library issues appointed by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.  Ex officio members: Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of University Libraries, Vice President for Information Technology, Vice President for Research & Economic Development.  The Chair shall be an ex officio member of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.  Members are appointed by the college or unit.

College
Department
Name
Term Expires
 (Spring)
Phone
Email . . . uwyo.edu
AG
Animal Science
Brenda Alexander
2023
66278
balex
AS
Psychology
Matt Gray
2023
62927
gray
AS
Philosophy & Religious Studies
Ed Sherline
2022
65156
sherline
BU
Management & Marketing
Robert Sprague
2022(2)
65670
spraguer
ED
School of Counseling, Leadership,
Advocacy & Design
Jihyun Lee
2023
61998
jlee59
EN
Atmospheric Science
Dana Caulton
2022
 
dcaulton
HS
School of Pharmacy
Melissa Hunter
2022(2)
66988
mhunter2
LA
Law Library
Tawnya Plumb
2024
65733
tplumb
LI
Libraries Education & Research Services
Samantha Peter
2023
65566
scook13
AHC
American Heritage Center
Mary Beth Brown
2024
 
mary.brown
NonUW
2022(R)
ASUW
Graduate Student
 
2022
 
 
ASUW
Undergraduate Student
 
2022
 
 

(2)=second consecutive term
(R)=replacement for an unexpired term
green shading=member to be determined
chair to be selected Oct 2021 at first meeting


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Research Advisory Committee
2021-22 Academic Year

11 voting members:  1 from each of the 7 colleges (2 from A&S), Libraries, American Heritage Center, and the Office of Distance Education Support/UW-Casper; ex officio members:  Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Research & Economic Development; Chair is an ex officio member of the Faculty Development Committee of the Faculty Senate.  Members are appointed by the Committee on Committees.

College
Department
Name
Term Expires
 (Spring)
Phone
Email ... uwyo.edu
AG
Molecular Biology
Dan Wall
2023(2)
63542
dwall2
AS
Criminal Justice & Sociology
Kimberly Schweitzer, Chair
2022
62988
kschweit
AS
Botany
Greg Brown
2024
64106
gkbrown
BU
 
 
2024
 
 
ED
School of Teacher Education
Tim Slater
2023
66353
tslater
EN
Civil & Architectural Engineering
Michael Urynowicz
2022
64398
murynowi
HS
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities
Eric Moody
2022
n/a
eric.moody
LA
 School of Law
2024
 
 
LI
 
 
2022(R)
 
 
AHC
American Heritage Center
Brigida Blasi
2022(R)
62580
bblasi
ODES/UWC
UW-Casper
Scott Seville
2024(2)
268-2543
sseville

(R)=replacement for an unexpired term
(2)=second consecutive full term
green shading=member to be appointed


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Student Interaction Committee
2021-22 Academic Year

13 voting members: 1 from each of the 7 colleges (2 from A&S, none from College of Law), Libraries, American Heritage Center, 4 from ASUW; ex officio members: Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs,  Director of International Student Services, Director of Admissions, Registrar, Director of Student Financial Aid; Chair is an ex officio member of the Academic Planning Committee and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate. Members are nominated by the Committee on Committees and ratified by the Faculty Senate.

College
Department
Name
Term Expires
 (Spring)
Phone
Email ... uwyo.edu
AG
Plant Sciences
Donna Harris
2024
307-673-2754
donna.harris
AS
Music
Blake McGee
2022
307-314-6062
bmcgee1
AS
Geology & Geophysics
Dario Grana, Chair
2022(R)
307-223-2079
 dgrana
BU
Management & Marketing
Greg Livingston
2023(2)
 
greg.livingston
ED
Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy & Design
Mia Williams
2024
63145
mwill114
EN
Petroleum
Tawfik Elshehabi
2023
64219
telsheha
HS
Pharmacy
Tonja Woods
2023(2)
62550
tmwoods
LI
Resource Discovery & Management
Jennifer Strayer
2024
66892
jennifer.strayer
AHC
American Heritage Center
AHC elects to hold vacant
2022(R)
 
ASUW
Student
 
2022
 
ASUW
Student 
 
2022
 
ASUW
Student
 
2022
 
ASUW
Student
 
2022
 

(2)=second consecutive term
(R)=replacement for an unexpired term
green shading=member to be determined


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University Course Review Committee
2021-22 Academic Year


7 voting members who are chairs of the 7 college-level review committees or their designees.  Ex officio members:  Chair of the University Studies Committee, Chair of the Graduate Council, Registrar,  Dean of the Libraries, Director of the American Heritage Center, an ASUW representative, and the Coordinator of Community College Articulation.  Chair is an ex officio member of the Academic Planning Committee and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate.

College
Department
Name
Phone
Email... uwyo.edu
AG
AGNR Dean's Office
Warrie Means, Chair
65283
means
AS
A&S Dean's Office
Teena Gabrielson
65383
tgabrie1
BU
Management & Marketing
Andy Arnette
 
aarnette
ED
Education Dean's Office
Andrea Burrows
63463
andrea.burrows
EN
CEAS Dean's Office
David Mukai
64224
dmukai
HS
Kinesiology & Health
Jayne Jenkins
63662
jjenkins
LA
School of Law
Jacquelyn Bridgeman
65259
jbridge
ASUW
Student (ex officio)
 
 

 green shading=member to be determined


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University Studies Committee
2021-22 Academic Year

10 voting members to include one academic personnel member from each of the undergraduate colleges, Libraries, and American Heritage Center, with the exception that the College of Arts and Sciences shall have two representatives; a student designated by ASUW shall be a member with vote; ex officio members: President, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, a representative from Student Affairs, the Academic Planning Committee, the Deans’ Council, Academic Advising, and the Wyoming community colleges.  Members are appointed by the college or unit.

College
Department
Name
Term Expires
 (Spring)
Phone
Email . . . uwyo.edu
AG
Family & Consumer Sciences
Christine Wade
2023
64011
cwade
AS
English
Nancy Small
2024
62870
nancy.small
AS
Politics, Public Affairs, Internat'l Studies
Yi-Ling Chen
2022(R)
64173
ychen8
BU
Management & Marketing
Mark Peterson
2024
62054
markpete
ED
School of Teacher Education
Joseph Schroer, Chair
2022
63145
joseph.schroer
EN
CEAS Dean's Office
David Mukai
2022(R)
64224
dmukai
HS
Kinesiology & Health
Qin "Arthur" Zhu
2023(R)
65752
qzhu1
LI
Libraries Education & Research Services
Kristina Clement
2024
65533
kclemen8
AHC
American Heritage Center
John Waggener
2022
62563
waggener
ASUW
Student
 
2022
 

(R)=replacement for unexpired term
green shading=member to be determined


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University Reappointment, Tenure & Promotion Committee
2021-22 Academic Year


17 voting members:  2 members from each of the 7 colleges (4 from A&S, 1 from College of Law), 1 from Libraries and 1 from American Heritage Center; no administrative members; elected by college; Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs is ex officio member.  Members are appointed by the college or unit.

College
Department
Name
Term Expires
 (Spring)
Phone
Email ... uwyo.edu
AG
Agricultural & Applied Economics
Don McLeod
2023
63116
 dmcleod
AG
 
 
2024
 
 
AS
Psychology
Alison Looby
2024
314-2314
alooby
AS
Philosophy & Religious Studies
Harvey Hix
2024
62312
hhix
AS
Politics, Public Affairs & Internat'l Studies
Robert Schuhmann
2022
66494
robert.schuhmann
AS
Visual & Literary Arts
Leah Hardy
2023
63457
lhardy
BU
Accounting & Finance
Ali Nejadmalayeri
2022
63807
anejadma
BU
 
 
2024
 
 
ED
Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy & Design
Michael Morgan
2022
67657
morganm
ED
School of Teacher Education
Rick Kitchen
2023
66377
rkitchen
EN
Civil & Architectural Engineering
Jonathan Brant
2023
65446
jbrant1
EN
 Chemical Engineering
Vladimir Alvarado
2024
66464
valvarad
HS
WIND
Michelle Jarman
2023
65060
mjarman
HS
Social Work
Neely Mahapatra
2024
66864
 nmahapat
LA
School of Law
Alan Romero, Chair
2022
62395
alan.romero
LI
Digital Collections
Chad Hutchens
2022
65560
chutchen
AHC
American Heritage Center
Ginny Kilander
2023
62553
ginny.kilander

 green shading=member to be determined


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