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Agenda for May 7, 2018 (Organizational)

Call to order


New Business:

  • Senate Chair Election
    Senator Winslow was nominated at April's meeting.
  • Senate Vice-Chair Election
    Senator Ciocca was nominated at April's meeting.

Committee Elections: (See: Descriptions to learn more)

  • Elections & University Nominations Committee (5 vacancies)
    Replace: Stephanie Adams, Todd Gooch, Nicola Mason, Sarah Perez, Randall Swain
    Continuing members: [none]
  • Academic Quality Committee (2 vacancies)
    Replace: Beth Polin, Donna Corley
    Continuing members: Victoria Koger, Erik Liddell, Brent Shannon, Senate Vice Chair
  • Board of Governors (1 vacancy)
    Replace: [vacant - 1 year term]
    Continuing members: Richard Crosby (3 yr.), Deborah Givens (3 yr.), Todd Gooch (1 yr.), Scott Hunt (2 yr.), Paula Kopacz (2 yr.), EKU President (ex officio)
  • Budget Committee (3 vacancies)
    Replace: Zekeriya Eser (step down), Clint Pinion, Randall Swain
    Continuing members: Marco Ciocca, Erik Liddell, Provost, Senate Chair, Dean Representative, Financial Affairs VP (ex officio)
  • Executive Committee (5 vacancies)
    Replace: Donna Corley, Lisa Kay, Paula Kopacz, Nicola Mason, Ida Slusher
    Continuing members: Tracy Spigelman, Senate Chair, Senate Vice Chair, Provost, Faculty Regent (ex officio)
  • Faculty Rights & Responsibilities Committee (2 vacancies)
    Replace: Zekeriya Eser (step down), Donghui Quan (year sabbatical)
    Continuing members: Julie George, Joe Gershtenson, Melissa Vandenberg, and an AAUP Representative
  • Faculty Welfare Committee (2 vacancies)  NOTE: Welfare Committee also serves on University Benefits Advisory Committee
    Replace: Erin Eliassen, Ralph Turner
    Continuing members: Brooke Bentley, Chad Cogdill, Steve Szabo, and a Human Resources Representative
  • Information Technology Committee (1 vacancy) NOTE: IT Chair also serves on the University Academic Technology Advisory Committee
    Replace: Shane Hoose
    Continuing members: Ryan Baggett, Chad Cogdill, Tyler Huffman, Bill Young
  • Rules Committee (3 vacancies)
    Replace: Joseph Carucci, Lisa Kay, Ralph Turner
    Continuing members: Rachel Bishop-Ross, Deborah West
  • COSFL (1 rep & 2 alternates needed)
    Replace: Paula Kopacz (rep.), Anne Fleischer and Nicola Mason (alternates)


The EKU Faculty Senate is a public body and citizens are welcome to attend our meetings.  Meeting dates and agenda items are available on the Faculty Senate web site at:


(click here to download agenda & attachments as a PDF file to view and print)

Information on the PDF file will include the following items:

  • Printable Agenda for May 7, 2018 (organizational)
  • Committee Descriptions
  • 2018-19 Faculty Senate Schedule
  • 2018-19 Senate Membership (tentative)

You will need to have the Adobe Acrobat Reader's free plug-in installed on your computer in order to view and print a hard copy of the attachments.

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