ELECTED STANDING COMMITTEES
Arkansas Tech University Faculty Senate is an elected representative body that acts on behalf of all ATU faculty. All Faculty Senate meetings are open, and all faculty members are welcome to participate in discussions at meetings. The Faculty Senate provides a forum for ATU faculty to participate in discussion about their concerns.
Membership: Membership of the Faculty Senate will be established according to Article II, Section I of the Constitution of the Faculty Senate of Arkansas Tech University. For elected members, a term equals three years, and no senator may serve more than two consecutive terms.
One senator will serve as a full voting member to represent adjunct faculty. This senator is exempt from restrictions requiring tenure/instructor track status and is chosen at the discretion of the Committee on Adjunct Support. This senator must currently be working as an adjunct faculty member when serving on the Senate.
Function: Serve as a committee on committees that include elected faculty members and shall act for the faculty in all curricular matters other than those involving changes in general academic policies, and for the faculty or the administration on matters referred to it for action; serve as an advisory body to the faculty on matters involving academic policies and to the administration or the faculty, as appropriate, on any other matter of general concern to the University.
Contact Your Senator:
Dr. Molly Brant, Agriculture, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Dr. Jon Clements, Music, College of Arts and Humanities
Dr. Melissa Darnell, Nursing, College of Natural and Health Sciences
Dr. Marcel B Finan, Mathematics, College of Natural and Health Sciences
Mr. Ken Futterer, Music, College of Arts and Humanities
Dr. Debra Hunter, Accounting, College of Business
Dr. Sean Huss, Behavioral Sciences, College of Arts and Humanities
Dr. Shelia Jackson, Health and Physical Education, College of Education
Dr. Chris Kellner, Biological Sciences, College of Natural and Health Sciences
Dr. Johnette Moody, Computer and Information Science, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Dr. Jason Patton, Geology, College of Natural and Health Sciences
Dr. Michael Rogers, History and Political Science, College of Arts and Humanities
Dr. Jeremy Schwehm, Professional Studies, College of eTech
Dr. Monty Smith, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Dr. V. Carole Smith, Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
Dr. James Stobaugh, Behavioral Sciences, College of Arts and Humanities
Dr. Bruce Tedford, Biological Sciences, College of Natural and Health Sciences
Dr. Jack Tucci, Management and Marketing, College of Business
Dr. Susan Underwood, College Student Personnel, College of Education
Dr. Jim Walton, Management and Marketing, College of Business
Dr. Dana Ward, English and World Languages, College of Arts and Humanities