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Faculty Senators for 2023-2024

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College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences (CLASS)

SENATOR DEPARTMENT TERM EXPIRES
Brooks, Abby School of Communication 2025
Buck, Alison Lang. & Cultural Studies, Anthr. & Sociology 2025
Cogdill, Chad School of Communication 2026
Hartch, Todd History, Philosophy & Religious Studies 2026
Couvillon, Thomas Music 2024
Hensley, Julie English 2025
Howell, Matthew Government 2026
Keller, James English (2024)*
Lawson, Adam Psychology 2024
Newhart, Laura History, Philosophy & Religious Studies 2024
Palmer, Jerry Psychology 2026
Parsons, Kim English 2024
Rico-Godoy, Sara Lang. & Cultural Studies, Anthr. & Sociology (2024)*
Slijepcevic, Nedim School of Art & Design 2025
Stevenson, Erin Social Work (2024)*
Streetman, Curtis Music 2024
Walz, Carolin English 2026

(*) James Keller replaces G. Nachtwey for remainder of term [term ends 2024]
(*) Julie Hensley replaces C. Neumann [term ends 2023] but begins a new 3-year term [ends 2025]

(*) Erin Stevenson will replace P. Litzelfelner for the remainder of term [term ends 2024]
(*) Sara Rico-Godoy replaces Beth Underwood (retired) for the remainder of term [term ends 2024]

College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)

SENATOR DEPARTMENT TERM EXPIRES
Abdelhay, Karim Chemistry 2025
Bishop-Ross, Rachel Mathematics & Statistics (2026)*
Braccia, Amy Biological Sciences (2025)*
Chandra, Vigs * Computer Science & Information Technology 2025
Dieckmann, Melissa Physics, Geosciences & Astronomy 2026
Dodd, Luke Biological Sciences 2026
Foltz, Kenneth Applied Engineering & Technology (2024)*
Fry, Jason Physics, Geosciences & Astronomy 2025
Rowe, Laura Chemistry 2025
Settimi, John Agriculture 2024
Szabo, Steve Mathematics & Statistics 2026

(*) Kenneth Foltz replaces N. Wang for remainder of term [term ends 2024]
(*) Amy Braccia  will replace P. Calie [class conflict] for Fall 2023 only [term ends 2025]
(*) Vigs Chandra  will replace L. Kong but will begin a new 3-year term [term ends 2025]
(*) Rachel Bishop-Ross will replace L. Kay [who is serving as Senate Chair] [term ends 2026]

(*) John Settimi will replace A. Sexten for the remainder of term [term ends 2024]

College of Business

SENATOR DEPARTMENT TERM EXPIRES
Blair, James Management, Marketing & International Business 2024
Easterling, James Kirby Management, Marketing & International Business 2025
Feltus, Sarah Accounting, Finance & Information Systems 2024
Hasan, Fatima Management, Marketing & International Business 2026

College of Education & Applied Human Sciences

SENATOR DEPARTMENT TERM EXPIRES
Bane, Maria Clinical Therapeutic Programs 2026
Eliassen, Erin Applied Human Sciences 2024
Lauk, Raymond Teaching, Learning & Ed. Leadership 2026
Manning, Marie Teaching, Learning & Ed. Leadership 2024
Moore, Katie American Sign Language & Interpreter Education 2025

Office of the President

SENATOR DEPARTMENT TERM EXPIRES
Edwards, Peter Model 2026
Emanuel, Mary Tom Model 2026
Henton, Mary Elizabeth Model 2024
Mayer, Jana Model 2024
McCardle, Jilliane Model 2024

College of Health Sciences

SENATOR DEPARTMENT TERM EXPIRES
Clark, Brian Parks, Recreation, Exercise & Sport Science (PRESS) 2024
Coffey, David School of Nursing (2025)*
Ginn, Cassandra Occupational Therapy 2026
Grabeel, Vonia Environmental & Public Health, Administration, & Medical Sciences 2024
Jones, Lisa School of Nursing 2024
Merrick, Jennifer School of Nursing 2026
Perry, Christopher Parks, Recreation, Exercise & Sport Science (PRESS) 2026
Price, Jessica Environmental & Public Health, Administration, & Medical Sciences 2024
Spira, Geela Occupational Therapy 2024

(*) David Coffey will replace M. Johnson (retiring) [term ends 2025]

College of Justice, Safety & Military Science

SENATOR DEPARTMENT TERM EXPIRES
Brent, John School of Justice Studies 2024
Fifer, David Emergency Management Care 2025
Kraska, Peter School of Justice Studies 2026 *
Plutt, Jim Military Science (2024)*
Stumbo, David Safety & Security (2025)*

(*) Peter Kraska replaces B. McClanahan [left EKU - term ends 2024] but will begin a new 3-year term in order to stagger terms [term ends 2026]
(*) LTC Jim Plutt will finish LTC Thomas's term [term ends 2024]
(*) David Stumbo replaces J. McGlown [stepped down]  for remainder of term - [term ends 2025]

Library

SENATOR DEPARTMENT TERM EXPIRES
Edwards, Laura Library 2025
Hazelmyer, Sarah Library 2026

Academic Deans

SENATOR COLLEGE TERM EXPIRES
Cannon, Mercy
(2-year appointment)
Dean Faculty Senate Representative
(CLASS)

NOTE: Dean Rep automatically serves on the Budget Committee

2025

Part-Time Faculty

SENATOR COLLEGE TERM EXPIRES
McGuffin, Sheri 
(2-year appointment) 
Part-Time Faculty Senate Representative
(STEM)
(2024)*

(*) 1st ALT Sheri McGuffin will complete remainder of J. Shaffer's term beginning January, 2023.

Other

NAME TITLE
McFaddin, David President of the University
Zeigler, Sara Provost
Marion, Jason Faculty Regent [term ends 2025]
(CHS - Environmental & Public Health, Administration, & Medical Sciences)
Kay, Lisa Senate Chair
(STEM - Mathematics & Statistics)
Blair, James Senate Vice-Chair
(CoB - Mgt., Mkt., & Intern. Business)
King, Pauletta Secretary
Tudor, Heather Parliamentarian
(CHS - Environmental & Public Health, Administration, & Medical Sciences)

SEE:  Elected Faculty Alternates (Individuals officially elected by areas who can attend Senate meetings for elected representatives when they are unable to attend. Alternates may speak to issues and do have voting rights on action items.)

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