The Faculty Governance Council
The faculty of the College of Education affirms the principle of shared governance and recognizes the responsibility of the faculty and administration to govern the internal affairs of the College. As such, the faculty of the College shall have the right and responsibility to take action in matters relating primarily to the initial operation of the College. The Faculty Governance Council is the official body designated to bring governance issues to the Faculty Assembly and to make recommendations to the Dean about the structure, function, and regulation of the College of Education.
Composition of the Faculty Governance Council
The Governance Council is comprised of 2 representatives from each department.
The 2011-2012 Faculty Governance Council Members include
Dr. Jeff Johnson, Chair, Leadership and Applied Instruction
Dr. Jill Drake, Early Learning and Childhood Education
Dr. Mark Parrish, Collaborative Support and Intervention
Dr. Corey Ruman, Collaborative Support and Intervention
Dr. Phyllis Snipes, Educational Innovations
Dr. Laura Wilox, Early Learning and Childhood Education
Dr. Dianne Hoff, Associate Dean of the College, Administrative Liaison
Charges of the Council
The Faculty Governance Council is charged with the following:
1. Recommend on curricular matters, policies on academic freedom, and responsibility of faculty; monitor and report on faculty culture and climate issues; make recommendations to the dean about the need for ad hoc committees;
2. Recommend policies and procedures that pertain to the functioning of the College (academic, non-academic, administrative, non-administrative) to the dean;
3. Provide support for all College accreditation needs to the Dean’s office;
4. Act as an advocate for the faculty in all College matters under deliberation;
5. Conduct annual review of College Committees.