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Oversight of the Faculty Handbook Committee

Chair: Tom Dooling
Secretary: Rachel B. Smith

Committee Members:

  • Jennifer Wells (CHS)
  • Olivia Oxendine (EDUC)
  • Roger Ladd (LETT)
  • Tom Dooling (NSM)
  • Emily Neff-Sharum (SBS)
  • TBA (ARTS)
  • Rachel B. Smith (FERS Chair)



The Committee, through its continuous review and oversight of the Faculty Handbook, shall assure the accuracy and currency of the Faculty Handbook and maintain the document and its previous versions in a digital format accessible via the Faculty Senate’s official website. The committee shall implement the acts of the Senate in the Faculty Handbook and, as necessary, edit and/or update the Faculty Handbook for consistency, accuracy, and currency. The Committee must present any such alterations to the Faculty Handbook to the Faculty Senate; with subsequent action undertaken at the pleasure of the Faculty Senate.


The Committee meets on the third Thursday of each month during the regular academic year. We do not meet during the summer.


Click here for Academic Year 2019-2020 agendas and minutes.