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College Senate Caucus Results for Academic Year 2022-2023 



College Senate Chair
  • Kimberly Kline, Professor, Higher Education Administration
College Senate Vice Chair
  • Andrew Nicholls, Professor and Chair, History and Social Studies Education
Academic Plan Committee Chair
  • Jason Grinnell, Associate Professor, Philosophy
Budget and Staff Allocations Committee Chair
  • M. Scott Goodman, Professor, Chemistry, School of Arts & Sciences
​Bylaws and Elections Committee Chair
  • Julian Cole, Associate Professor, Modern & Classical Languages
Curriculum Committee Chair
  • Dianne McCarthy, Associate Professor, Elementary Ed, Literacy, Ed Ldrsp., School of Education
Faculty and Staff Welfare Committee Chair
  • Kelly Boos, Professional Staff, Pre-Health Advisement Prgrm Mgr, Biology Dept.
Instruction and Research Committee Chair
  • Gregory Wadsworth, Professor, Biology, School of Arts & Sciences
Standards for Students Committee Chair
  • Ken Fujiuchi, Library Faculty, Head of Information Commons, Butler Library

Student Welfare Committee Vice Chair
  • Raquel Schmidt, Chair and Associate Professor, Exceptional Education

*The Student Welfare Committee is chaired by a student senator, who is elected at the first Senate meeting, on September 9, 2022.

College Senate Elections 2022

Congratulations to our At-Large Senators for 2022-2025 term

Julian Cole-Associate Professor, School of Arts & Sciences, Modern & Classical Languages

Holly Quicksey-Dir. Advising Support Initiatives, Academic Success




All College Elections term 2022-2025  

* () Serving in first term or second

School of Arts and Sciences
  • Jason Grinnell (2) 2022-2025 (Humanities)
  • Andrew Nicholls (1) 2022-2025 (Soc. Sciences)
  • Jill Norvilitis  (1) 2022-2025 (Nat. Sciences)
  • Jennifer Toohey (1) 2022-2025 (Arts)
School of Education
  • Peter Loehr (1) 2022-2025
  • Raquel Schmidt (1) 2022-2025
School of the Professions
  • Jikai Du (2) 2022-2025

  • James Golden (1) 2022-2025

Professional Staff Caucus 
  • Karen Edmond (2) 2022-2024
  • Kristen Mruk (1) 2022-2025
  • Christopher Weber (1) 2022-2025

(1)=first term, (2)=second term




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