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Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate meets on the first Wednesday of the month during the academic year. Agenda for these meetings are posted below.  The Faculty Senate does not meet in the summer. Questions may directed to the executive committee.

2016-2017 Faculty Senate

President: June Speakman
1st Vice President: Chris Menton
2nd Vice President: Renée Soto


Senators Div/School Term Expires
Dorisa Boggs FCAS/HPA 7/18
Michael Emmer SECCM 7/18
Lindsey Gumb Library 7/17
Michael Hall SJS 7/18
Tony Hollingsworth At Large 7/18
Tom Langdon GSB 7/17
Elliot McKinley FCAS/HPA 7/17
Michael Melton GSB 7/18
Chris Menton At Large 7/18
Dave Moskowitz FCAS/SS 7/18
Katrina Norvell SCS 7/18
Roxanne O’Connell FCAS/HPA 7/18
Jennifer Pearce FCAS/MNS 7/17
Joseph Roberts FCAS/SS 7/17
Mark Sawoski FCAS/SS 7/17
Michael Scully FCAS/HPA 7/18
Ferd Schroth GSB 7/18
Roxana Smolowitz FCAS/MNS 7/17
Renee Soto At-large 7/17
June Speakman FCAS/SS 7/18
Minoo Tehrani GSB 7/17
Charles Thangaraj SECCM 7/17
Mel Topf FCAS/HPA 7/17
Adria Updike At-large 7/17
Annie Winfield SED 7/18
 Jeremy Wells  SAAHP  7/18
 Beth Duffy  SAAHP  7/18

Recent Posts:

  • Admissions and Enrollment Committee Minutes 5_2_11 Roger Williams University Admissions and Enrollment Committee Minutes Monday, May 2, 2011   Attending:   Sue McMullen (Library) (MNS), Min Zhou (FCAS), Josh Stein (FCAS), Tucker Wright (JS), Rupayan Gupta (BUS), Kelly Donnell (SED)     The meeting was conducted by email.   Old Business   We have not heard from Don ...
  • Faculty Development Committee Minutes 5_2_11 Faculty Development Committee Meeting Minutes – April 13, 2011; sundry emails The Meeting Itself: Time and Location:  4:15 – 4:55 pm in GHH G07 Attendance: Cliff Murphy (chair), Gary Shore, Barbara Kenney Agenda: Met to discuss the nominations received for the Excellence in Teaching Award and ...
  • Faculty Development Committee Minutes 5_2_11 Faculty Development Committee Meeting Minutes – April 13, 2011; sundry emails The Meeting Itself: Time and Location:  4:15 – 4:55 pm in GHH G07 Attendance: Cliff Murphy (chair), Gary Shore, Barbara Kenney Agenda: Met to discuss the nominations received for the Excellence in Teaching Award and ...
  • Faculty Development Committee Minutes 3_23_11 Faculty Development Committee Meeting Minutes – March 23, 2011   Time and Location:  4:15 – 5:20 pm in GHH G07 Attendance: Cliff Murphy (chair), Gary Shore, Li-Ling Yang, Gail Fenske, Barbara Kenney Agenda: Discussion of the Adjunct Report as prepared by June Speakman – any comments, ...
  • Faculty Development Committee Minutes 3_23_11 Faculty Development Committee Meeting Minutes – March 23, 2011   Time and Location:  4:15 – 5:20 pm in GHH G07 Attendance: Cliff Murphy (chair), Gary Shore, Li-Ling Yang, Gail Fenske, Barbara Kenney Agenda: Discussion of the Adjunct Report as prepared by June Speakman – any comments, ...
  • University Life Report on Graduate Students 3_11 ULC_Grad_Student_Report_Motions 3_11
  • University Life Minutes 3_9_11  University Life Committee Meeting March 9, 2011 Present: Roberts, Joseph (Senator, FCAS-Social Science, Chair) Celik, B. Gokhan (SECCM) Gleason, Thomas (Student Senate President) Hawkes, Catherine (FCAS-Humanities) Nester, Nancy (Senator-at large, FCAS-Humanities) Rossi, Lauren (FCAS-MNS) Thomas, Charles (SECCM) Yonan, Scott (Student Affairs) Old Business: Faculty Place The ULC finalized survey questions and discussed the ...
  • Curriculum Committee Meeting and Addendum 3_23_11 Minutes of the Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee March 23, 2011     Committee members present:  Nancy Breen, Anthony Hollingsworth (chair), Hasan Khan, Chris Menton, Jason Patch, Mark Sawoski, John Schlinke, Minoo Tehrani, Rogers O’Neill (ex officio) Absent: Anthony Ruocco, Louis Swiczewicz Visitors:  Joan Romano, Asst. to ...
  • Curriculum Committee Meeting and Addendum 3_23_11 Minutes of the Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee March 23, 2011     Committee members present:  Nancy Breen, Anthony Hollingsworth (chair), Hasan Khan, Chris Menton, Jason Patch, Mark Sawoski, John Schlinke, Minoo Tehrani, Rogers O’Neill (ex officio) Absent: Anthony Ruocco, Louis Swiczewicz Visitors:  Joan Romano, Asst. to ...
  • Executive Committee Minutes 3_8_11 Executive Committee Meeting March 8, 2011 MINUTES The meeting began at 4 p.m. Attendees: President Champagne, Provost deAbruna, President Bosco, 1st Vice President Alfieri, 2nd Vice President Moskowitz President Bosco informed President Champagne and Provost de Abruna that: Election for Board Liaisons will commence after Spring ...