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EIU Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate

The goal of the Faculty Senate and the Councils is to represent faculty in the shared governance of the university, in the best interests of the university, its students and employees.

About Us 

The Faculty Senate, along with the Council on Academic Affairs (CAA), the Council on Graduate Studies (CGS), the Council on Teacher Education (COTE), and the Council on Faculty Research (CFR), constitute the comprehensive shared governance system of Eastern Illinois University. The goal of the Faculty Senate and the Councils is to represent faculty in the shared governance of the university, in the best interests of the university, its students and employees.

The Faculty Senate (2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 2:00 PM - actual dates listed below) represents faculty in all matters affecting the welfare of the university, except in matters within the scope of collective bargaining as determined by Regulations for Collective Bargaining by Academic Employees, or where limited by relevant law. CAA (Thursdays 2:00 PM), CGS (AY24 schedule on website), COTE (2nd and 4th Thursdays at 2:00 PM), and CFR represent faculty on issues of curriculum and programs, as stated in their respective by-laws.

View the recording of the Fall 2023 Faculty Forum

Congratulations to the 2023 recipient of the Luis Clay Mendez Faculty Service Award Dr. Angela Yoder!

Meetings AY 2023-2024 

Guest speakers for upcoming meetings will be listed below as they're arranged. Archived Minutes (back to 1965) are available here.

Meetings will be held in the Witters Conference Room in Booth Library, 2 PM to 4 PM, on the dates listed below. A ZOOM LINK is availablle for EIU faculty who would like to attend Faculty Senate meetings remotely (you must be signed in to your EIU Net ID in Zoom).

Agenda: February 20, 2024

Fall 2023     
August 29    
September 12   President Jay Gatrell
September 26   Dean of Library Services Brian Keith & FDIC Director Michael Gillespie
October 10   Dean of Student Success Mona Davenport & First Year Experience/Student Success Librarian Amy Odwarka
October 24   VPSA Anne Flaherty, Dean of Students Jody Stone, & Exec. Director of Health & Counseling Services Eric Davidson
November 7   VP Enrollment Mgmt. Josh Norman
November 28   Dr. Don Holly (+/- grading)
     
Spring 2024    
January 9    
January 23   ITS Director Ryan Gibson
February 6   General Counsel Austin Hill
February 20   Dr. Nora Heist (Gen Ed)
March 5    
March 26   Athletics Director Tom Michael and IAB Chair Jim Davis
April 9   SDIO John Blue
April 23   Planning Meeting for 2024-2025 Faculty Senate

 

Faculty Senate website managed by Todd Bruns. Contact tabruns@eiu.edu.

 

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Faculty Senate

Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
tabruns@eiu.edu


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