faculty senate



Membership: Five voting members, elected by full-time faculty from within each of the five divisions on the Ozark campus. One elected by the division of Allied Health, one elected by the division of Adult and Continuing Education, one elected by the division of Business Technology, one elected by the division of General Education, and one elected by the Division of Industry/Technology. The Chief Academic Officer of the Ozark campus acts as a non-voting (Ex-officio) member of the committee.

Function: Serve as a committee on committees and shall recommend for the faculty in all curricular and instructional matters other than those involving changes in general academic policies, and to the administration on matters referred to it for action; it shall serve as an advisory body to the faculty on matters involving academic and instructional policies and to the administration or the faculty, as appropriate.

Meetings: Faculty Senate meets the second Tuesday of the month at 3:00 p.m. via WebEx. All faculty are welcome to attend. Plese email mrhynes@atu.edu for a WebEx invite.

Current Senate Membership

Melinda Rhynes, Chair
Workforce Education Faculty of Medical Assistant 
Christy McCollough, Vice Chair
Adult Education Instructor
Lance Davis, Secretary
Workforce Education Faculty of ATCC Law Enforcement
Kenneth Floyd
Workforce Education Faculty of Collision Repair Technology
Charlotte Coats, Past Chair
Shelley Koone
General Education