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Faculty Senate

 


Academic Affairs

  1. Voting members shall consist of one faculty member, with the rank of full or associate professor, from each of the representation units, a representative of the Dean of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies, and two students.

  2. Non-voting members shall consist of the Provost (or designee) and the University Registrar.

  3. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Coordinating and recommending actions on proposals for curriculum and course changes that have been received from the colleges
    2. Recommending policies for the evaluation of transfer credit
    3. Recommending policies for graduation
    4. Recommending candidates for graduation
    5. Recommending the scheduling of policies for the efficient utilization of classrooms and laboratories

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Charlene Wolf-HallOffice of the ProvostEx-officio--
Rhonda KitchRegistration & RecordsEx-officio--
Luis del Rio Mendoza*Ag., Food Systems & Natural Res.Associate or Full ProfessorMay-13May-17
Gwen Stickney*Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesAssociate or Full ProfessorMay-12May-16
John Bitzan
BusinessAssociate or Full ProfessorMay-13May-17
EngineeringAssociate or Full ProfessorMay-15May-17
Bryan ChristensenHuman Development & EducationAssociate or Full ProfessorMay-12May-16
Pharmacy, Nursing & Allied SciencesAssociate or Full ProfessorMay-15May-17
Lisa MontplasirScience & MathematicsAssociate or Full ProfessorMay-13May-17
Graduate & Interdisciplinary StudiesDesignated by Graduate SchoolMay-15May-17
Student Body (Graduate)Designated by Student PresidentMay-15May-16
Student Body (Undergraduate)Designated by Student PresidentMay-15May-16

* co-Chair

Academic Integrity

  1. Membership shall consist of one tenured faculty member with the rank of professor from each representation unit. If a full professor is not available, an associate professor may be appointed.

  2. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Providing investigative assistance on cases involving academic misconduct as described in Policy 326.
    2. Selecting panels of three persons competent to investigate allegations; such panels may include members from outside the University.
    3. Reviewing and recommending policies on academic integrity.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Ag., Food Systems & Natural Res.Tenured Full ProfessorMay-15May-17
Mark HarveyArts, Humanities & Social SciencesTenured Full ProfessorMay-13May-17
Derek LehmbergBusinessTenured Full ProfessorMay-13May-17
Chao YouEngineeringTenured Full ProfessorMay-12May-16
Steven O'RourkeHealth ProfessionsTenured Full ProfessorMay-12May-16
Brenda HallHuman Development & EducationTenured Full ProfessorMay-15May-17
Science & MathematicsTenured Full ProfessorMay-15May-17

Budget

  1. Voting members shall consist of one faculty from each representation unit, and a representative of the Dean of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies.

    1. To maintain continuity within ongoing budgetary discussions, the outgoing Chair of the Committee will continue to serve for at least the year following their term. If the outgoing Chair is no longer the representative of an academic unit, they will serve in a non-voting, advisory capacity. If the outgoing chair is reappointed/re-elected to represent their academic unit, then they will return to normal Committee membership.

  2. Non-voting members shall consist of the Provost (or designee) and Vice President for Finance (or designee).

  3. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Becoming familiar with the university budget process.
    2. Developing a set of guiding principles which align with strategic priorities, with the intent of informing university budget decisions from a faculty perspective.
    3. Soliciting input regarding the budget process from a wide range of faculty and on an ongoing basis.
    4. Serve as a resource for the Provost in budget matters.
    5. Acting as a conduit of information between faculty and administration for budget discussions and decisions.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Beth IngramOffice of the ProvostEx-officio--
Bruce BollingerFinance & AdministrationEx-officio--
Dennis CooleyFaculty Senate PresidentEx-officio--
Juan OsornoAg., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Tom IsernArts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Newell WrightBusinessDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Frank YazdaniEngineeringDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Verlin HinszGraduate & Interdisciplinary StudiesDesignated by Graduate SchoolMay-13May-17
Craig SchnellHealth ProfessionsDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Brad StrandHuman Development & EducationDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Kenton RodgersScience & MathematicsDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17

Campus Space & Facilities

  1. Voting members shall consist of one faculty member from each representation unit, three staff members appointed by the Staff Senate, three student members (graduate, undergraduate, and on-campus) appointed by the Student Government, a representative of the College of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies, the Provost (or designee), the Registrar, and the Vice President for Finance and Administration (or designee).

  2. Non-voting members shall consist of the Director of Facilities Management, the Chair of the Department of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the Assistant to the Director of the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, and a representative of the Dean of Libraries.

  3. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Provide for the systematic development and review of the “Campus Master Plan” and Guidelines for Campus Development.
    2. Recommending policies and procedures to meet the current and future needs for all physical facilities and reviewing changes in University space allocation including classrooms and laboratories.
    3. Reviewing proposed building projects and major building renovations prior to presentation to the State Board of Higher Education and the Legislature.
    4. Recommending policies for site location for new buildings and for overall landscaping.
    5. Recommending traffic and parking regulations, to include cars, buses, bicycles, and pedestrians.
    6. Recommending plans for sidewalks, streets, and parking lots.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
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Term
Expires
Janelle QuamAgricultural Experiment StationEx-officio--
Cynthia UrnessArchitecture & Landscape Arch.Ex-officio--
Michael EllingsonFacilities ManagementEx-officio--
Bruce BollingerFinance & AdministrationEx-officio--
Bridget BurkeNDSU LibrariesEx-officio--
Beth IngramProvostEx-officio--
Rhonda KitchRegistration & RecordsEx-officio--
Gary SecorAg., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Ruilin TianBusinessDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
EngineeringDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Larry ReynoldsGraduate & Interdisciplinary StudiesDesignated by DeanMay-12May-16
Michael KelschHealth ProfessionsDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Jim KorcuskaHuman Development & EducationDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Sivaguru JayaramanScience & MathematicsDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Ben BernardStaff Designated by Staff SenateMay-15May-16
Scarlet Gray BernardStaff Designated by Staff SenateMay-15May-16
Chad LindbergStaff Designated by Staff SenateMay-15May-16
Student Body (On-campus)Designated by Student SenateMay-15May-16
Student Body (Graduate)Designated by Student SenateMay-15May-16
Student Body (Undergraduate)Designated by Student SenateMay-15May-16

Conflict of Interest Advisory

  1. Committee membership shall consist of five tenured faculty recommended by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee and appointed by the Faculty Senate President.

  2. No two committee members may have primary appointments in the same representation unit.

  3. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Serving as an advisory body to the administration on the issue of Conflict of Interest.
    2. Initiating and reviewing policies concerning Conflict of Interest and making recommendations regarding such policy at the Faculty Senate.
    3. Hearing and ruling on appeals of decisions in conflict of interest cases.
    4. Acting in accordance with procedures approved by the Faculty Senate, specifically Policy 151.1.

  4. In the event that a member of the committee recuses himself/herself from the committee for a particular case or is recused by committee vote, the committee will appoint a replacement, first considering those who have previously served on the committee.
NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Linda HelsternArts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-15Dec-15
Paul HomanArts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
Julie Garden-RobinsonHuman Development & EducationDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
Abraham UngarScience & MathematicsDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
Designated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17

Council of College Faculties

  1. Membership shall consist of three faculty members elected to staggered three-year terms.

  2. Each spring the faculty shall elect by secure electronic ballot a faculty member to serve on the Council of College Faculties.

  3. Responsibilities and procedures of the Council of College Faculties are determined by the Constitution and Bylaws of the Council.
NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Thomas AmbrosioFacultyDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-13May-16
Gina KellyFaculty Designated by Faculty PresidentMay-14May-17
Katherine NooneFacultyDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-18

Equal Opportunity Hearing Panel

  1. Membership shall consist of six faculty members appointed by the Faculty Senate President in consultation with the Senate Executive Committee, six students appointed by the Student Government President, and six Staff members appointed by the Staff Senate President.

  2. Each President shall strive for diverse representation (gender, ethnicity, etc) in her/his group of appointees.

  3. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Acting in accordance with procedures and policy approved by the Senate, specifically Policy 156.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Penelope GibbsFaculty (AFSNR)Designated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
Deying LiFaculty (AFSNR)Designated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
Ganesh BoraFaculty (ENGR)Designated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
Brenda HallFaculty (HD&E)Designated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
Norma Kiser-LarsonFaculty (HLTH)Designated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
Wenfang SunFaculty (S&M)Designated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
StaffDesignated by Staff PresidentMay-15May-16
StaffDesignated by Staff PresidentMay-15May-16
StaffDesignated by Staff PresidentMay-15May-16
StaffDesignated by Staff PresidentMay-15May-16
StaffDesignated by Staff PresidentMay-15May-16
StaffDesignated by Staff PresidentMay-15May-16
Student BodyDesignated by Student PresidentMay-15May-16
Student BodyDesignated by Student PresidentMay-15May-16
Student BodyDesignated by Student PresidentMay-15May-16
Student BodyDesignated by Student PresidentMay-15May-16
Student BodyDesignated by Student PresidentMay-15May-16
Student BodyDesignated by Student PresidentMay-15May-16

Equity & Diversity

  1. Voting membership shall consist of five faculty members and a faculty representative from the Commission on the Status of Women Faculty recommended by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee and appointed by the Faculty Senate President. The Executive Committee shall strive for representation from diverse groups.

  2. Non-voting membership shall consist of a representative from the office of the Vice President for Equity, Diversity, and Global Outreach.

  3. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Reviewing, revising and proposing policies to ensure that rights and considerations of diverse groups or faculty are included in NDSU policy, practices, and procedures.
    2. In particular, the committee will explore and identify ways that NDSU can be more inclusive for diverse faculty including women, people of color, and sexual minorities
      (e.g., lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered).

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Kara Gravley StackEquity, Diversity & Global OutreachDesignated by VPEDGOMay-15May-17
Comm. on Status of Women FacultyDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
Sheela RamamoorthyAg., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by Faculty PresidentMay-14May-16
Kjersten NelsonArts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
Chris WhitselArts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
Michael Yellow BirdArts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17
Kristen BensonHuman Development & EducationDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-14May-16
Designated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-17

Executive Committee

  1. Voting membership shall consist of one senator from each representation unit, the President, the immediate Past President, and the President-Elect. In the event the immediate Past President is unable or unwilling to serve, the President will appoint another past President as a replacement for the immediate Past President on the committee. The term of office shall be for one year following the regular May meeting.

  2. Non-voting membership shall consist of the Dean of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies, the Provost (or designee), a faculty representative from the Commission on the Status of Women Faculty, the Faculty Senate Secretary, and the parliamentarian. The term of office of all members of Executive Committee shall be for one year following the regular May meeting.

  3. During the first week of the fall semester, the Executive Committee shall meet and organize for the academic year.

  4. Committee responsibilities are the following:

    1. Delegating tasks to Faculty Senate committees.
    2. Reviewing the progress of Faculty Senate committees.
    3. Setting the agenda for upcoming Faculty Senate meetings.
    4. Interpreting, when necessary, provisions of the Faculty Senate Constitution and Bylaws.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Dennis CooleyFaculty Senate PresidentElected by SenateMay-15May-16
President-ElectElected by SenateMay-15May-16
Birgit PruessPast PresidentElected by SenateMay-15May-16
Majura SelekwaParliamentarianEx-officio--
Rhonda KitchSecretary Ex-officio--
Beth IngramProvostEx-officio--
David WittrockDean, Graduate & Interdisc. StudiesEx-officio--
Roger GreenComm. on Status of Women FacultyEx-officio--
Ag., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by CollegeMay-15May-16
Jeanne HagemanArts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-16
Fariz HuseynovBusinessDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-16
EngineeringDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-16
Health ProfessionsDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-16
Stacy DuffieldHuman Development & EducationDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-16
Warren Christensen Science & MathematicsDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-16

Faculty Affairs

  1. Membership shall consist of one faculty member from each representation unit, a non-voting faculty representative from the Commission on the Status of Women Faculty, and a nonvoting representative of the Dean of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies.

  2. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Reviewing policies and procedures relating to faculty affairs such as academic freedom, promotion, tenure, and evaluation, teaching and service.
    2. Reviewing and recommending revisions to the personnel sections of the Faculty Handbook concerning faculty affairs.
    3. Reviewing the ombudsperson’s annual report and performing an annual interview and written evaluation (to be submitted to the Ombudsperson and Provost at the end of each Fall semester) of the ombudsperson and office. The review and evaluation shall be conducted by a subcommittee comprised of at least three faculty members with broad college representation who do not possess any actual or perceived conflict of interest with the ombudsperson office.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Ag., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Limin ZhangBusinessDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Dan FriesnerComm. on Status of Women FacultyMay-14May-16
EngineeringDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Graduate & Interdisciplinary StudiesDesignated by DeanMay-15May-17
Health ProfessionsDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Jill NelsonHuman Development & EducationDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Science & MathematicsDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17

Faculty Rights

  1. Membership, responsibilities, and procedures are determined by directives of the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education.

  2. Membership consists of five members, from different representation units, elected for five-year terms by the faculty. Membership is restricted to tenured full professors who do not hold an administrative appointment in an academic or non-academic unit.

  3. Each spring the faculty shall elect by secure electronic ballot a faculty member to serve on the Standing Committee on Faculty Rights. Committee members’ terms will begin and end on August 15.

  4. In the event that a member of the committee recuses himself/herself from the committee for a particular case or is recused by committee vote, the committee will appoint a replacement to serve for that case, preferably a faculty member who has previously served on the committee. Broad representation, while a worthwhile goal, is not always achievable. However, the replacement member should be from a different representation unit than the other four members if reasonably possible.

  5. Members sitting on an appeal shall complete that appeal even if the member's term expires while the appeal is pending.
NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Neil GudmestadAg., Food Systems & Natural Res.Tenured Full ProfessorMay-11May-16
Virginia SublettArts, Humanities & Social SciencesTenured Full ProfessorMay-12May-17
Margaret AndersonBusinessTenured Full ProfessorApr-15May-16
Julie Garden-Robinson Human Development & EducationTenured Full ProfessorMay-13May-18
Wenfang SunScience & MathematicsTenured Full ProfessorMay-15May-20

General Education

  1. Voting membership shall consist of one tenured faculty member from each representation unit, a representative from the Assessment Committee, and two students selected by the Student Government.

  2. Non-voting members shall consist one representative from each of the following: the NDSU Library, Registration and Records, the professional advisers (at least 50% of load is advising), and the Provost (or designee). There is no term limit for non-voting members.

  3. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Ensuring that existing courses and experiences meet general education requirements.
    2. Developing criteria and procedures for submitting, evaluating, and approving courses and experiences that meet general education requirements of NDSU and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
    3. Developing criteria and procedures for submitting, evaluating, and approving courses or experiences that meet the general education requirements for integration into students’ curricula.
    4. Coordinating and recommending actions to the Faculty Senate on proposals for approving general education courses.
    5. Providing periodic assessment of students’ attainment of intended student outcomes in general education.
    6. Studying, coordinating, and recommending to the Faculty Senate policies and procedures for continuing improvement in general education.
    7. Selecting two representatives and one alternate for the North Dakota General Education Council.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
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Term
Expires
Amy Rupiper-Taggart*Office of the Provost, Assessment Dir.Ex-officio--
Beth TwomeyNDSU LibrariesEx-officio--
Connie EggersProfessional Adviser LiaisonEx-officio--
Marie GordonRegistration & RecordsEx-officio--
Larry PetersonUniversity Assessment OfficeEx-officio--
Michael ChristoffersAg., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Dale SullivanArts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Joe Mike JonesBusinessDesignated by CollegeMay-14May-16
David WellsEngineeringDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Chengwen SunHealth ProfessionsDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Justin WagemanHuman Development & EducationDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Robert GordonScience & MathematicsDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
StudentDesignated by Student President May-15May-16
Student Designated by Student PresidentMay-15May-16

* Chair

Grade Appeals Board

The purpose of this Board is to provide an avenue for students to challenge any grade they believe to have been unfairly assigned. Membership shall consist of one faculty member and one alternate from each representation unit, the Associate Vice-President of Academic Affairs, a representative of the Dean of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies, three students and three student alternates selected by the Student Government. The Associate Vice-President of Academic Affairs will serve as Board Chair, and Policy 337 governs process.

  1. Faculty shall be elected for three-year terms by their representation unit.

  2. Students should be full-time students with a minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average and junior standing.

  3. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Hearing charges of inequitable or prejudiced academic evaluations and to provide redress for improper evaluation.
    2. Acting in accordance with procedures approved by the Faculty Senate, specifically Policy 337.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Charlene Wolf-Hall*Office of the ProvostEx-officio--
Siew LimAg., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by CollegeMay-14May-16
Amy StichmanArts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Michael KrushBusinessDesignated by CollegeMay-14May-16
Scott PryorEngineeringDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Graduate & Interdisciplinary StudiesDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Kara FalkHealth ProfessionsDesignated by CollegeMay-14May-16
Florin SalajanHuman Development & EducationDesignated by CollegeMay-14May-16
Uwe BurghausScience & MathematicsDesignated by CollegeMay-14May-16
Student Body Designated by Student SenateMay-15May-16
Student Body Designated by Student SenateMay-15May-16
Student BodyDesignated by Student SenateMay-15May-16
ALTERNATES:
Teresa SonsthagenAg., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Jeremy BrekkeArts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Mike PetersonBusinessDesignated by CollegeMay-14May-16
G. NazariEngineeringDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Penelope GibbsGraduate & Interdisciplinary StudiesDesignated by CollegeMay-14May-16
Norma Kiser-LarsonHealth ProfessionsDesignated by CollegeMay-14May-16
Shannon DavidHuman Development & EducationDesignated by CollegeMay-14May-16
Science & MathematicsDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Student BodyDesignated by Student SenateMay-15May-16
Student Body Designated by Student SenateMay-15May-16
Student BodyDesignated by Student SenateMay-15May-16

* Chair

Library

  1. Membership shall consist of one faculty member from each representation unit, one undergraduate and one graduate student appointed by the Student Government, a staff member appointed by the Staff Senate, a representative from Information Technology Services, a representative of the Dean of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies and the Dean of Libraries.

  2. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Formulating policy recommendations for the NDSU Libraries.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
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Term
Expires
Bridget BurkeNDSU LibrariesEx-officio--
Kim OwenDivision of Information TechnologyEx-officio--
Ag., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Fariz HuseynovBusinessDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Mijia YangEngineeringDesignated by CollegeMay-14May-16
Amy O'ConnorGraduate & Interdisciplinary StudiesDesignated by DeanMay-14May-16
Health ProfessionsDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Nicole GermanHuman Development & EducationDesignated by CollegeMay-14May-16
Bernie Saini-Eidukat*Science & MathematicsDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Jennifer AutumnstarStaff SenateDesignated by Staff SenateMay-15May-16
Scarlet Gray BernardStaff SenateDesignated by Staff SenateMay-15May-16
Student (Graduate) Designated by Student SenateMay-15May-16
Student (Undergraduate)Designated by Student SenateMay-15May-16

* Chair

Program Review

  1. Membership shall consist of one tenured faculty member from each representation unit, the immediate past president of the Faculty Senate, the Dean of the College of  Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies, the Provost (or designee), and two students selected by the Student Government. Each representation unit shall also select an alternate faculty member to serve in case of recusal.

  2. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Developing criteria and procedures for review of academic programs.
    2. Performing a continuing review of graduate and undergraduate academic programs with regard to such factors as mission, need, quality, cost, and contribution to other programs.
    3. Addressing concerns and making recommendation to the Faculty Senate regarding duplication of programs and courses.
    4. Recommending policies for University support to individual programs.
    5. Coordinating the time of and use of external program reviews by accrediting agencies and/or other expert evaluators in its review of specific academic programs.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Beth IngramProvostEx-officio--
David WittrockGraduate & Interdisciplinary Studies Ex-officio--
Birgit PruessFaculty SenateFaculty Senate Past-PresidentMay-15May-16
Thomas DeSutterAg., Food Systems & Natural Res.Tenured FacultyMay-14May-16
Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesTenured FacultyMay-15May-17
Chanchai TangpongBusinessTenured FacultyMay-13May-17
Magdy AbdelrahmanEngineeringTenured FacultyMay-12May-16
Daniel FriesnerHealth ProfessionsTenured FacultyMay-12May-16
Yeong RheeHuman Development & EducationTenured FacultyMay-15May-17
Stuart CrollScience & MathematicsTenured FacultyMay-12May-16
Student Designated by Student SenateMay-15May-16
Student Designated by Student SenateMay-15May-16
ALTERNATES:
Deying LiAg., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Joe Mike JonesBusinessDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Eric AsaEngineeringDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Loretta HeuerHealth ProfessionsDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Donna TerbizanHuman Development & EducationDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Science & MathematicsDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17

Research & Consulting

  1. Voting membership shall consist of one faculty member from each representation unit and a representative of the Dean of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies.

  2. Non-voting membership consists of a representative of the Vice President for Research, Creative Activities, and Technology Transfer.

  3. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Initiating and reviewing policies related to University research and consulting issues and make recommendation for consideration of said policy to the Faculty Senate.
    2. Reviewing research development programs and providing technical and funding reviews for faculty proposals submitted to the development programs.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Kelly RuschVP Research & Creative ActivityEx-officio--
Ag., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Nicholas BaurothArts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
David ZhangBusinessDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Chad UlvenEngineeringDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Wenfang SunGraduate & Interdisciplinary StudiesDesignated by DeanMay-14May-16
Bin GuoHealth ProfessionsDesignated by CollegeMay-14May-16
Christi McGeorgeHuman Development & EducationDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Science & MathematicsDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17

Senate Coordinating Council

  1. Voting membership shall consist of two representatives each from the Faculty, Student, and Staff Senates, the Faculty Senate President, the Staff Senate President, and the Student Body President.

  2. Non-voting membership shall consist of the Provost (or designee), the Vice President for Student Affairs (or designee), the Vice President for Finance and Administration (or designee), and representatives of one of these Vice President’s offices, one of whom will facilitate meetings and one of whom will maintain records. The Vice President’s offices will rotate responsibility for calling meetings and maintaining records every three to five years. The coordinating council may decide to invite policy initiators to the meetings as nonvoting members to explain policy changes.

  3. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Reviewing policy to determine first whether it is ready to bring to any of the Senates or whether it should be returned to the policy makers for clarification and revision.
    2. Coordinating the distribution of policies to the appropriate senate body consistent with the Faculty Senate, Staff Senate, and Student Government Constitutions.
    3. Sending policies that have been voted on to appropriate channels at NDSU for final approval.
    4. Serving in a liaison capacity regarding the Faculty Senate, administration, Staff Senate, and Student Government.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
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Term
Expires
Colette EricksonDivision of Finance & AdministrationEx-officio--
Janna StoskopfDivision of Student AffairsEx-officio--
Charlene Wolf-HallOffice of the ProvostEx-officio--
Mary AsheimDivision of Student AffairsVP Office Respresentative--
Dennis CooleyFaculty Senate PresidentFaculty SenateMay-15May-16
Faculty Senate President-ElectDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-16
Birgit PruessFaculty Senate Past PresidentDesignated by Faculty PresidentMay-15May-16
Gennifer SprecherStaff Senate PresidentStaff SenateMay-15May-16
Staff Senate President-ElectDesignated by Staff PresidentMay-15May-16
Wendy McCroryStaff Senate Past PresidentDesignated by Staff PresidentMay-15May-16
Eric McDanielStudent Senate PresidentStudent SenateMay-15May-16
Josh FergelStudent SenateDesignated by Student PresidentMay-15May-16
Student SenateDesignated by Student PresidentMay-15May-16

Technology & Instructional Services

  1. Voting membership shall include one faculty member from each of the representation units and a representative of the Dean of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies.

  2. Non-voting membership shall include one representative from Information Technology Services (ITS).

  3. Committee responsibilities shall include:

    1. an annual review of ITS support services to the NDSU teaching and research communities
    2. making recommendations for Faculty Senate approval of any changes proposed by ITS regarding policy, implementation procedures, or classroom and instructional technologies
    3. formulating recommendations regarding needs of the faculty that are unmet by ITS
    4. serving as the liaison between the Faculty Senate and ITS administration

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
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Term
Expires
Nancy LillebergDivision of Information TechnologyEx-officio--
David NewmanAg., Food Systems & Natural Res.Assoc. or Full ProfessorMay-13May-17
Andrew MaraArts, Humanities & Social SciencesAssoc. or Full ProfessorMay-12May-16
Fred RigginsBusinessAssoc. or Full ProfessorMay-15May-17
Long JiangEngineeringAssoc. or Full ProfessorMay-12May-16
Graduate & Interdisciplinary StudiesAssoc. or Full ProfessorMay-15May-17
Amy WerremeyerHealth ProfessionsAssoc. or Full ProfessorMay-13May-17
Claudette PetersonHuman Development & EducationAssoc. or Full ProfessorMay-15May-17
Science & MathematicsAssoc. or Full ProfessorMay-15May-17

University Assessment

  1. Membership shall consist of one faculty member from each representation unit, a representative from the General Education Committee, a representative of the Dean of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies, the Provost (or designee), one undergraduate student, and one graduate student appointed by the Student Government, a representative from the Division of Student Affairs, a representative from the NDSU Extension Service, a representative from the Office of Institutional, Research and Analysis, a representative from Distance and Continuing Education, and the Director of the Office of Accreditation and Assessment.

  2. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Periodically reviewing the assessment of student learning in undergraduate and graduate academic programs, within the units in the Division of Student Affairs and in the NDSU Extension Service.
    2. Developing procedures for annual reporting of assessment activities by departments and other academic units, units in the Division of Student Affairs, and the NDSU Extension Service on their assessment activities.
    3. Providing feedback and assistance to departments and other academic units on their assessment activities.
    4. Providing a yearly summary of assessment activities to the Faculty Senate, The Provost, the Vice President for Agriculture and University Extension, and the Director of the NDSU Extension Service.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Larry Peterson*Accreditation & AssessmentEx-officio--
Jeremy PennDivision of Student AffairsEx-officio--
Institutional Research & AnalysisEx-officio--
Beth IngramProvostEx-officio--
Scott PryorAg., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Arts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Joe Mike Jones
BusinessDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Ann ClapperDistance & Continuing EducationDesignated by DepartmentMay-13May-17
EngineeringDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Amy Rupiper TaggartGeneral Education CommitteeDesignated by CommitteeMay-14May-16
Brandy RandallGraduate & Interdisciplinary StudiesDesignated by DeanMay-12May-16
Health ProfessionsDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Brenda HallHuman Development & EducationDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Julie Garden-Robinson NDSU Extension ServiceDesignated by DepartmentMay-12May-16
Jeffery BoyerScience & Mathematics Designated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Student (Graduate)Appointed by Student SenateMay-15May-16
Student (Undergraduate)Appointed by Student SenateMay-15May-16

* Chair

University Athletics

  1. Membership consists of one faculty member from each representation unit, two students, the Student Body Vice-President, the President of the Student-Athletes Advisory Council, two representatives of the Staff Senate, the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, the Director of Intercollegiate Women’s Athletics, the Vice President for Equity, Diversity, and Global Outreach (or designee), and the Faculty Athletic Representative.

  2. The University Athletics Committee serves as the NDSU Athletics Advisory Board as described in the constitution of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).

  3. Committee responsibilities include:

    1. Promoting compliance with principles of conduct as defined by the NCAA.
    2. Acting as the Board of Appeals for athletic grievances.
    3. Initiating and reviewing policies concerning University Athletics and making recommendations for consideration of said policy to the Faculty Senate. Such areas of concern include Guidelines for athletic schedules, guidelines for participation in postseason activities, awards for excellence in athletics, eligibility of athletes.
    4. Reviewing upcoming issues at intercollegiate conference meetings and recommending institutional positions.
    5. Reviewing the budget of the athletic programs prior to its approval by the University President.
    6. Stimulating interest in athletic events throughout the University community.

NameRepresentation UnitMembership RequirementTerm
Begins
Term
Expires
Matt LarsonDirector of AthleticsEx-officio--
Director of Women's AthleticsEx-officio--
Eveadean MyersEquity, Diversity & Global OutreachEx-officio--
Deland MyersNCAA/Faculty Athletics RepresentativeEx-officio--
Student Athletes Advisory CouncilEx-officio--
Samuel MarkellAg., Food Systems & Natural Res.Designated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Kevin ThompsonArts, Humanities & Social SciencesDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Jin LiBusinessDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Majura SelekwaEngineeringDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Health ProfessionsDesignated by CollegeMay-15May-17
Tom HallHuman Development & EducationDesignated by CollegeMay-12May-16
Rhonda MagelScience & MathematicsDesignated by CollegeMay-13May-17
Staff SenateAppointed by Staff SenateMay-15May-16
Student SenateStudent Body Vice PresidentMay-15May-16

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