Bruce MacLennan, immediate past president of the Faculty Senate and an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, has been elected by the Faculty Senate to serve as campus representative to the UT Faculty Council. His term begins on July 1 and ends in 2020. The UT Faculty Council confers with, advises, and communicates with
Faculty Senate News
UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host a panel discussion, “Understanding the First Amendment on Campus,” from 1:15 to 2:45 p.m. Monday, February 27.
The Faculty Senate Diversity Task Force is holding an open forum on the Pride Center from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Friday, June 17, in Hodges Library auditorium.
The Faculty Senate will hold an emergency meeting from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 8, in Room 132 of the College of Law.
It’s election season for UT’s Faculty Senate, the faculty’s voice in the shared governance of the campus, and caucus chairs are looking for faculty members willing to serve.
Faculty Senate President Joan Heminway and current President-elect Vincent Anfara this week announced the results of the recent Faculty Senate election. The new Faculty Senate president-elect is Steve R. Thomas. Anfara moves up to president and Thomas begins his term as president-elect on July 1. Also elected were the new members of the Faculty Senate that represent each college. These new members begin their three-year terms on August 1.
The recently completed Faculty Senate elections will bring change for the 2010-11 academic year.
Thank you to everyone who came to the first annual all-faculty meeting on Monday. Interim President Jan Simek, Faculty Senate President Toby Boulet and I shared information on the state of the university system, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and its faculty.
Budget cuts and the reorganization of higher education in Tennessee. Toby Boulet, who became UT Knoxville Faculty Senate president on July 1, said those two issues will be his priorities for the coming year.