Faculty Executive Committee

The Faculty Executive Committee (FEC) is a committee of the Academic Senate housed in the College of Letters & Science. The FEC's responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating the academic affairs of the college and overseeing the welfare of its students.

  • Opining on curricular issues and policy matters affecting the faculty and students of the college.

  • Authority over new courses, course revisions, and minor changes to degree programs (majors and minors).

  • Reviewing significant changes to degree programs and the creation of new academic programs.

Membership

FEC members are elected by their faculty peers for a term of three years. Two faculty represent each of the college's three divisions.

Social Sciences

  • Walid Afifi (Communication)

  • Kevin Whitehead (Sociology)

Mathematical, Life and Physical Sciences

  • Peter Ford (Chemistry and Biochemistry)

  • James Roney (Psychological and Brain Sciences), Chair

Humanities and Fine Arts

  • Sabine Fruhstuck (East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies)

  • David Paul (Music)

The Executive Dean and the Dean of Undergraduate Education of the College of Letters & Science serve as ex-officio members. Undergraduate and graduate student representatives hold non-voting positions on the committee.

For questions about FEC meetings or membership, contact Assistant Dean Barbara Gilkes.

Meetings

Meetings are Thursdays, 2-4 pm

 

FEC Meeting Dates 2019-20:

  • Oct. 3
  • Oct. 10
  • Oct. 24
  • Nov. 7
  • Nov. 21
  • Jan. 16
  • Jan. 30
  • Feb. 13
  • March 5
  • March 12
  • April 9
  • April 23
  • May 7
  • May 28
  • June 4

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