Faculty Affairs Committee

Faculty Affairs Committee

Chair: Jack Blanchard (jblancha@umd.edu)
Coordinator: Sarah Hughes (sehughes@umd.edu)
Materials (for committee members only)

The Faculty Affairs Committee reviews policies pertaining to faculty members campus life for necessary amendments, in addition to creating new protections for faculty. The committee strives to ensure that policies related to, but not limited to, employment, academic freedom, morale, and perquisites are kept in high standards and within the principles of shared governance.

The committee consists of an appointed presiding officer; ten faculty members, of whom four must be Senators, one must be an Assistant Professor, and one must be a professional track faculty member; one undergraduate student and two graduate students; one staff member; and the following persons or a representative of each: the President, the Senior Vice President and Provost, and the Director of Human Resources. One elected Council of University System Faculty representative from the University shall serve as a voting ex officio member, and the Faculty Ombuds Officer shall serve as a non-voting ex officio member.

^ Meetings & Agendas

Fall Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Committee Work
Doc No
NameCurrent StatusUnder Review By
17-18-07Interim University of Maryland Policy and Procedures Concerning Research MisconductUnder ReviewFaculty Affairs Committee
16-17-14Revisions to the A. James Clark School of Engineering Plan of OrganizationUnder ReviewFaculty Affairs Committee
13-14-38Revisions to the University of Maryland Libraries (LIBR) APPS Section / Plan of OrganizationUnder ReviewFaculty Affairs Committee
13-14-37Revisions to the School of Public Health (SPHL) Plan of OrganizationUnder ReviewFaculty Affairs Committee
13-14-05Revisions to the College of Education (EDUC) Plan of OrganizationUnder ReviewFaculty Affairs Committee
12-13-37Revisions to the College of Information Studies (INFO) Plan of OrganizationUnder ReviewFaculty Affairs Committee

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

Bertot, JohnEx-Officio - Provost's RepSVPAAPjbertot@umd.edu2019
Biswas, DebabrataFaculty - SenatorAGNRdbiswas@umd.edu2019
Blanchard, JackChairBSOSjblancha@umd.edu2019
Boules, CarolineFaculty - SenatorAGNRcboules@umd.edu2020
Eastman, MicheleEx-Officio - President's RepPRESmeastman@umd.edu2019
Fuge, MarkFacultyENGRfuge@umd.edu2020
Goldschlag, YaelleUndergraduate StudentCMNSygoldsch@umd.edu2019
Hackman, TimothyFacultyLIBRthackman@umd.edu2019
LaRonde, NicoleFaculty - SenatorCMNSnlaronde@umd.edu2019
Lawson, CassandraEx-Officio - Director of Human Resources RepVPAFclawson1@umd.edu2019
Lewis, ShevaunFacultyARHUshevaun@umd.edu2020
Monahan, AlexisStaffVPURmonahan@umd.edu2020
Nasta, PaulaGraduate StudentARCHpjnasta@umd.edu2019
Porter, TomFaculty - SenatorAGNRteporter@umd.edu2019
Reutt-Robey, JaniceFacultyCMNSrrobey@umd.edu2020
Scholnick, EllinEx-Officio - Ombuds OfficerPRESescholni@umd.edu2019
Thapa, ElinaGraduate StudentENGRethapa@umd.edu2019
Weeks, AnnFacultyINFOacweeks@umd.edu2020
Wilson, SacobyFacultySPHLswilson2@umd.edu2019