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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.

2017-2018 Faculty Senate

President:Susan Bosco
Vice President of Academic Affairs: Renée Soto
Vice President of University Matters: Dave Moskowitz


Senators   Div/School Term Expires
Al Cutting   SHAE:Hum 7/19
Beth Duffy   SAHP 7/18
Robert Engvall   SJS 7/19
Michael Hall   SJS 7/18
Tony Hollingsworth   At Large 7/18
Barbara Kenney   Library 7/19
Alexander Knights   GSB 7/19
Marybeth MacPhee   SSNS: SS 7/19
Elliot McKinley   SHEA: Arts 7/19
Michael Melton   GSB 7/18
Roxanne O’Connell   SHEA: Hum 7/18
Jennifer Pearce   SSNS: MNS 7/19
Joseph Roberts   SSNS: SS 7/19
Mark Sawoski   At-Large 7/19
Ferd Schroth   GSB 7/18
Aimee Shelton   SCS 7/18
Tom Sorger   SSNS: MNS 7/19
June Speakman   SSNS: SS 7/18
Jennifer Stevens   SHEA: Hum 7/19
Charles Thangaraj   SECCM 7/19
Mel Topf   SHEA: Hum 7/19
Adria Updike   At-large 7/19
Annie Winfield   SHEA: Edu 7/18

Recent Posts:

  • Faculty Development Committee Minutes 10/20/10 Faculty Development Committee Meeting Minutes – October 20, 2010    Time and Location:  4:15 – 5:35 pm in GHH G07 Attendance: Cliff Murphy (chair), Gary Shore, Li-Ling Yang, June Speakman, Gail Fenske Agenda: Approve minutes of meeting on Sept. 15 Discussion of updated form for Provost’s Teaching ...
  • Curriculum Committee Minutes 10/20/10   Minutes of the Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee October 20, 2010     Committee members present:  Nancy Breen, Anthony Hollingsworth (chair), Hasan Khan, Chris Menton, Jason Patch, Anthony Ruocco, Mark Sawoski, John Schlinke, Louis Swiczewicz, Minoo Tehrani, Dan Vilenski (ex officio) Visitors:  Douglas Koritz, Associate Provost ...
  • Academic Standards and Policies Committee Minutes 10/18/10 Roger Williams University Faculty Senate Academic Standards and Policies Subcommittee  Minutes: October 18, 2010 Present:  Kathleen Dunn, Louis Procaccini, Mary Wu, Jacquline Cottle, Matthew Gregg, Robert Dermody (chair), Attending next meeting:   Jennifer Stevens, Cliff Timpson, John Madritch (Note: due to the difficulty in finding a ...
  • Executive Committee Minutes 10/18/10 Executive Committee Minutes October 18, 2010 Attendees: President Champagne, Provost De Abruna, President Bosco, 1st Vice President Alfieri, 2nd Vice President Moskowitz The meeting began at 2 p.m.  President Champagne said that the Board will meet to discuss operating in a more transparent ...
  • Diversity Committee Minutes 9/29/10 The Faculty Senate Diversity Committee Minutes:  Meeting of Wednesday, September 29, 2010 GHH 108 2:00 p.m. Present:  Rom Woodruff, Alan Canestrari, Ferd Schroth, Jen Campbell, Bob Engvall, Rebecca Leuchack, Chuck Trimbach, Mike Swanson. Alan Canestrari distributed a list of past initiatives of the Diversity ...
  • Curriculum Committee Minutes 9/29/10   Minutes of the Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee September 29, 2010     Committee members present:  Nancy Breen, Anthony Hollingsworth (chair), Chris Menton, Jason Patch, Mark Sawoski, John Schlinke, Louis Swiczewicz, Minoo Tehrani, Dan Vilenski (ex officio) Absent: Hasan Khan and Anthony Ruocco Visitors:           Laura Niesen ...
  • Admissions and Enrollment Committee Minutes 9/27/10 Roger Williams University Admissions and Enrollment Committee Minutes September 27, 2010   Present:  Scott Rutherford (MNS), Min Zhou (FCAS), Josh Stein (FCAS), Tucker Wright (JS), Min Zhou (FCAS), Kelly Donnell (SED)   The meeting began at 1:05 a.m. in GHH 107.     Old Business   It was determined that the ...
  • Steering Committee Minutes 9/24/10 Faculty Senate Steering Committee Meeting of September 24, 2010 MINUTES   Members attending:  Jim Brunnhoeffer, Veronica Maher, Tom Sorger   1.  Student Evaluations of Teaching A new questionnaire was developed and refined, but has yet to be implemented. The low response rate to the online questionnaire continues to ...
  • Faculty Senate Minutes 9-1-10 ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY FACULTY SENATE Minutes September 1, 2010,  2:00 – 4:30 P.M. Library Board Room Meeting called to order at 2:05 Guests: President Champagne, Provost de Abruna Attendance: Peter Alfieri, Dorisa Boggs, Susan Bosco, Jim Brunnhoeffer, Robert Dermody, Kelly Donnell, Kathleen Dunn, Diane Harvey, ...
  • University Life Committee Minutes 9/15/10 University Life Committee Minutes September 15, 2010  Present: Roberts, Joseph (Senator, FCAS-Social Science, Chair) Fobert, John (Libraries) Hawkes, Catherine (FCAS-Humanities) King, John (Student Affairs) Melchar, David (Senator-at large, GSB) Nester, Nancy (Senator-at large, FCAS-Humanities) Ozer, Koray (FCAS, MNS) Thomas, Charles (SECCM) Webb, Paul (Senator-at large, FCAS-MNS) Old Business: Graduate Student Survey Committee discussed the ...