Senate Announcements

October 9th - Announcing a faculty referendum on changes to the Faculty Constitution visit the Faculty Referendum Information Tab on the Faculty Senate website for more information.  

Senate Meeting Dates

Fall 2019

Reeve 306 | 3:10–5 p.m.

Sept. 10 & 24, 2019
Oct. 8 & 22, 2019
Nov. 5 & 19, 2019
Dec. 10, 2019

Spring 2020

Jan. 14, 2020
Feb. 11 & 25, 2020
March. 10 & 31, 2020
April 14 & 28, 2020
May 12, 2020

 

Senate Contacts

Faculty Senate President
Druscilla Scribner
Professor of Political Science
scribned@uwosh.edu
(920) 424-2102
Office hours: by appointment

Faculty Senate Office
April Dutscheck
University Services Associate
(920) 424-2102
Dempsey Hall, Room 205
Office hours: M–F, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Faculty Senate Executive Committee

President | Druscilla Scribner
Past-President | Stephen Bentivenga
Member at Large | Jennifer Szydlik
Member at Large | Missy Motl
Member at Large | Nathan Stuart

Access Campus Liaison: Kristi Wilkum

 

University Committees

Academic Computer Users' Group

To serve as an advisory group to the Chief Information Officer to address issues regarding the use of technology for instruction, research, and support services.


Faculty

Coulibaly, Mamadou
COLS-S/S (Geography/Urban Planning)
2013-2019

Sidgman, Juergen
COB (Accounting)
2010-2019


Academic Staff

Hendryx, Jennifer
Information Technology
xxxx-2019


University Staff

Johnson, Ricky
Information Technology
2017-2020


Students

Simek, Andrew
Oshkosh Student Association


College Representatives

CON
Schultz, Andrew: Nursing
Garza, Brenda: Nursing

COB
Miller, Andrew: Management Human Resources
Iversen, Jakob: Information Systems

COEHS
Fischer, Thomas: Special Education
Kim, Nari: Educational Leadership and Human Services

COLS
DCamp, Rick: Global Languages and Cultures
Furcy, David: Computer Science
Gueorguiev, George: Computer Science
Stojilovic, Nenad: Physics and Astronomy

Advisory Council for Academic Advising

To provide guidance and support to the Director of Advising and to provide the university community information and support around issue of academic advising.


Faculty

Hanai, Yoshiro
Global Languages and Cultures
2009-2018

Fondrie, Suzanne
COEHS
2017-2020

Loiacono, Gabriel
History
2012-2018

Merriman, Dana
COLS-M/S (Biology)
2012-2018

Sandberg, Emmet
COLS-FAPA (Art)
2017-2020

McNiel, Paula
CON
2017-2020


Academic Staff

Janquart, Mallory
Biology
2017-2020

Haydock, Victoria
Reading Studies Center
2016-2019


University Staff

Anderson, Vicki
International Education
2016-2019


Ex Officio

Whalley, Liz (chair)
Interim Director of Academic Advising

Allocations (Student) Committee

To review funding requests and make recommendations to the Chancellor on the disbursement of the allocable portion of student segregated fees.


Faculty

Chroback, Quin
Psychology
2016-2019

Nicolini, Nicole
Journalism
2017-2020


Academic Staff

Richards, Beth
OCE
2016-2019

Cramp, Kelly
Reeve Union
2016-2019


University Staff

White, Sarah
CON
2016-2019

Highley, Michelle
Administrative Services
2016-2019


Students

Adams, Tristan
Oshkosh Student Association

Hudson, Colleen
Oshkosh Student Association

Novak, Alexander
Oshkosh Student Association

Orrick, Karee (Chair)
Oshkosh Student Association

Spim, Luiz
Oshkosh Student Association

Spanuello, Leo
Non-Voting


Adviser

Palmer, John
Dean of Students

 

American Disabilities Act Advisory Committee

To evaluate existing programs, investigate unmet needs, and make recommendations to the Coordinator of Services to Students with Disabilities and the administration of the University in accordance with Board of Regents’ policy 96-6 (non-discrimination on basis of disability). The committee will have specific responsibility for hearing disability related student grievances.


Faculty

Wren, Kathleen
CON
2016-2019

Fischer, Thomas
COEHS
2008-2017

Pereksta, Linda
COLS-FAPA (Music)
2011-2017

Sejati, Yuyun
COB
2016-2019


Academic Staff

Stevens, Laurie
Admissions
2016-2019

Stratton, Christopher
Kinesiology
2016-2019


University Staff

Suess, Deb
COEHS
2016-2019


Administrator

Mcbride, Ameerah
Equity and Affirmative Action


Coordinator

TBD
Services for Students with Disabilities

Compensation Committee

To review state or system compensation guidelines and other information, and develop policies and procedures to administer faculty and academic staff compensation. Serves as the salary review committee.


Faculty

Beam, John
COLS-M/S (Math)
xxxx-2019

Cotti, Chad
COB (Economics)
2013-2019

Saginak, Kelli
COEHS
2011-2020

Siemers, David
COLS-S/S (Poli Sci)
2016-2020

Feinauer, Dale
COB (MBA)
xxxx-2018

Hoglund, Roy
COLS-FAPA (Theatre)
2012-2018

McCann, Lee
COLS-S/S (Psychology)
xxxx-2018


Academic Staff

Bauder,Courtney (President)
Social Justice
2017-2018

Morrell, Liz (President-Elect)
Residence Life
2017-2018

Marine, Melanie (President-Elect)
Residence Life
2017-2018

MacWilliams, Pamela
Student Health Center
2016-2019


University Staff

Jaeke, Sue (President)
Registrar’s Office
2017-2018

Johnson, Ricky (President-Elect)
Information Technology
2017-2018


Administration

Koker, John (Co-Chair)
Provost and Vice Chancellor

Faymonville, Carmen
Associate Vice Chancellor


Ex-Officio

Borgmann, Jenny
Budget Director

Distinguished Teaching Award Committee

To oversee the nomination and selection process for the Distinguished Teaching Award.


Faculty

Nickbasch, Bonnie
CON
xxxx-2019

Siemers, Sarinda
CON
2017-2019

Herrman, Bailey
COEHS
2017-2020

Alberts, Heike
COLS-S/S (geo/Urb PI)
2011-2018

Stelzer, Bob
COLS-M/S (biology)
2015-2018

Kalman, Eli
COLS-Hum (Comm)
2017-2020

Hoglund, Roy
COLS-FAPA (Theatre)
2008-2019


Academic Staff

Calvert, Kim
Kinesiology
2014-2018

Yaghmaian, Abbas
Academic Support
2014-2018

Volkening, Lisa
Communications
2017-2020


Administration

Faymonville, Carmen
Associate Vice Chancellor


Alumni Board

Deuwercitter, Mark
Alumni Representative

Employee Assistance Program Advisory Board

To advise the Director of the Employee Assistance Program regarding the offering of services intended to assist faculty, academic staff, and University staff whose job performance is being adversely affected by cultural, physical, social or psychological problems.


Faculty

Lareau, Allen
COLS-Humanities (DGLC)
2016-2018

McCombs, Heather
OCE
2017-2020

Shaffer, Julie
COLS- Humanities (English)
2016-2018


Academic Staff

Kahrs, Juliana
Student Health Center
2017-2020

Schultz, Chris
Administrative Services
2017-2020

Rickert, Renee
Career Development and Training
2012-2018


University Staff

Hammond, Angelee
Political Science
xxxx-2019


Administration

Anthony, Jodi
Human Resources

Mueske, Kathleen 
EAP Director

Ethics Code Committee

To provide consultation and advice for University staff members on the application of Chapter UWS 8, Administration Code (“University Staff Code of Ethics”). Each member of this committee shall review Chapter UWS 8 prior to taking any action. (This is a mandated committee.) Created under section UWS 8.035.


Faculty

Bentivenga, Steve 
COLS-M/S (Biology)

Loewnstein, Karl 
COLS-S/S (History)


Academic Staff

Suwalski, Matt 
Career Services

Bauder, Courtney 
Interdisciplinary Studies


Administration

Faymonville, Carmen
Provost Office

Faculty Development Board

To make recommendations to the Provost and Vice Chancellor on proposed faculty development projects and administers the Faculty Development Program. The Board monitors program budgets, administrative procedures, drafts changes in program policy, and organizes the program evaluation efforts.


Faculty

COEHS
Fisher, Tom
Lemberger, John

CON
Westphal, Judith
Lancaster, Shelly

COLS
Mouton, Michelle
Dziedzic, Andrzej

COB
Stuart, Nathan
Jones, Christopher

Members-at-large
Louar, Nadai
Pillsbury, Robert


Ex Officio

Graduating Studies
Hong, Phan

Provost/VC Office
Filipova, Anna

Grants
Roberts, Robert

Gender Equity Council

To act in consultation with the Chancellor to; 1) oversee the development of programs that support goals, objectives and initiatives of the Ten-Year Plan addressing women’s issues; 2) identify persons responsible for implementing this plan; 3. Evaluate the effectiveness of programs designed to accomplish this plan.


Faculty

Parrott, Amy
COLS-M/S (math)
2014-2017

Yuyun, Sejati
COB
xxxx-2018

Scofield, Tom
COEHS
2016-2019

Marnocha, Suzanne
CON
xxxx-2019


Academic Staff

Bauder, Courtney
COLS-HUM (SS)
2009-2015

Bannenberg, Liz
Information Technology
2016-2019


University Staff

Pasewald, Renee
Social Work
2016-2019

Hardy, Amy
Women and Gender Studies
2014-2017


Students

Elle Moore
Oshkosh Student Association

Mueske, Kathleen 
EAP Director


Other Representatives

Administration
Miller, Brandon: Student Affairs

Equity and Affirmative Action
Abram, Aaron: Equity and Affirmative Action

Diversity Council
Annis, Chris: Reeve Union

Women’s Studies
Launius, Christie

Employee Assistant Program
Cox, Sandy: Counseling Center

AAUW
Petesch, MaryBeth: COEHS

Title IX Representative
Stimac, Vicci: Athletics

Women’s Center
Johnson, Alicia

LBGTQ Center
Cannon, Liz

Graduate Council

To formulate policies concerning the graduate programs of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, and it serves as an advisory body to the Dean of the Graduate School and Research concerning the implementation of these policies.


Faculty

COB
Dale Feinauer: MBA-Business Administration
Dunn, Steve: MS-Sustainable Management

COEHS
Clark, Denise: MSE-Special Education
Cathy Toll: MSE-Literacy
Karen Gibson: MS-Educational Leadership
Eric Brunsell: MSE-Teaching and Learning
Alan Saginak: MSE-Professional Counseling
House, Toni: MS- Human Services Leadership

COLS
Roth, Christine: MA- English
Filipova, Anna: MPA- Public Admin
Giesler, Fredi: MSW- Social Work
Stelzer, Bob: MS- Biology
Thompson, Ashley: MS- Psychology
Beam, John: MS- Mathematics Education
Krohn, Erik: MS- Data Science

CON
Westphal, Judith: Graduate Program Coordinator


Dean’s Representative’s

Bonnie Nickasch
CON

Elizabeth Alderton
COEHS

Nathan Stuart
COB

Pete Brown
COLS


Administration

Hong-Lishner, Phan
Graduate Council Chair

Wypiszynski, Greg
Interim Director of Graduate Studies

Health and Safety Committee

To review health and safety concerns, work to resolve issues or problems informally where possible and provide recommendations to the administration. (Note: The Committee shall not address any issues which are or may be matters of negotiation with the Wisconsin State Employees Union.)


Faculty

Filipova, Anna
S/S (Public Affairs)
2010-2016

Olsewski, Pawel
COLS-S/S (History)
2017-2020


Academic Staff

Clark, Susan
CON
2017-2020

Kissinger, Becky
Administrative Services
2015-2018


Represented University Staff

Paul, George
Telecommunications
2009-2017


Non-represented University Staff

Mick, Lisa
Facilities Management
2016-2019

Hermes, Chuck
Facilities Management
2010-2016


Students

Juel, Olivia
Oshkosh Student Association


Administration

Leibold, Kurt
University Police


Represented University Staff

McDermott, Colleen
Biography and Microbiography

Schwalbe, Evan
Power Plant

MacWillaims, Pamela
Student Health Services

Honorary Doctorate Degree Committee

To review, consider and recommend candidates for honorary degrees.


Faculty

Cross, JoAnn
COB
2015-2018

Fonkem, Michael
COEHS
2011-2019

Englund, Heather
CON
2017-2020

Hansen, Sara
COLS (Journalism)
2015-2018


Academic Staff

Vogel, Ann
Communications
2017-2020


Student

Totten, Christopher


Administration

Natalie Johnson
University Marketing and Communications

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

To oversee compliance with all conditions and requirements established and imposed under federal or state law, regulations and rules. This committee shall promote the purpose of exercising self-monitoring, providing adequate veterinary care (including a program of occupational health and sound animal husbandry practices), and ensuring appropriate maintenance of facilities for housing animals. (This is a mandated committee; the membership is defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.)


Faculty

Kelly Schill
IACUC Administrator
Office of Grants and Faculty Development

Institutional Review Board

To safeguard the rights and welfare of human subjects in compliance with current policies issued by the Office of Protection from Research Risks, National Institute of Health. (This is a mandated committee National Institute of Health.)


Faculty

Schmidt, Bonnie
CON

Beck, Victoria
COLS-S/S (CJ)

Herzberg, Larry
COLS-Hum (Philosophy) (alt/non-sci)

Williams, Evan
COLS-Hum (Philosophy)

Lishner, David
COLS-S/S (Psychology)

Miron, Anca (chair)
COLS-S/S (Psychology)

Bublitz, Melissa
COB

Heider, Carmen
COLS-FAPA (Comm)

Ford, Michael R.
COLS-S/S-Pub Admin

Wegner, Theresa
COEHS

Louar, Nadia 
COLS-Hum (DGLC)

Brown, Steve
COEHS


Non-University Rep

Mundell, Kevin
Bethany Uniter Church of Christ


Academic Staff

Schill, Kelly
Office of Grants and Faculty Development


Ex Officio 

Roberts, Robert 
Office of Grants and Faculty Development

Intercollegiate Athletic Committee

To establish policies and make policy recommendations to the administration and governance groups concerning intercollegiate athletics. The Intercollegiate Athletic Committee will also act as an advisor to the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.


Faculty

Karsten, Jordan
COLS-Hum (Religious Studies and Anthropology)
2015-2019

Saginak, Alan
COEHS
2008-2017

Jones, Chris
COB
2014-2019


Academic Staff

Beisenstein-Weiss, Kelly
Student Recreation

Brown, Steve
Student Rec and Wellness Center


University Staff

Goetsch, Lisa
Reeve Union

Becken, Joshua
Registrar’s Office


Students

Lodel, Wes
Oshkosh Student Association

Novak, Alexander
Oshkosh Student Association


Ex Officio

VanScyoc, Lee
Business

Scribner, Druscilla 
Political Science

Sims, Darryl
Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

LGBTQ Education and Advocacy Council

To provide visionary leadership, education, and advocacy necessary to cultivate an equitable, inclusive, and supportive climate for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh community members of all sexual identities. More specifically, the Council will meet four community needs: 1. Educate the University community members about challenges and issues faced by LBGTQ faculty, staff, and students; 2. Affirm the lives, experiences, and presence of LBGTQ faculty, staff, and students at the University; 3. Advocate to ensure an environment of safety, equity, and respect for individuals of all sexual and gender identities; and 4. Evaluate the UW Oshkosh members’ efforts toward these ends including an assessment of the effectiveness, impact, and outcomes of the LBGTQ Education and Advocacy Council.


Faculty

Bullington, Grady (co-chair)
COLS-M/S (Mathematics)
2011-2020

Thomas, Jerry
COLS-S/S (Pol Science)
2012-2021

Corley, Kathleen
COLS-Hum (Rel Std & Anrhro)
2012-2021

Harper, Amney
COEHS
2010-2020

Lenza, Michael
COLS-S/S (Public affairs)
2010-2019

Michalski, Shelly
COLS-M/S (Biology/MicroBio)
2011-2020


Academic Staff

Beisenstein-Weiss, Kelly
Student Recreation

Brown, Steve
Student Rec and Wellness Center


University Staff

Marshall, Rich (co-chair)
Career Services
2013-2019

Masters, Sally
Academic Advising
2013-2019

Palmer, John
Dean of Students
2016-2019


Students

Maznick, Devin
Oshkosh Student Association

Ness, Kurt
Oshkosh Student Association


Rainbow Alliance for Hope

Cannon, Liz
LGBTQ Resource Center

Oshkosh Student Association


Administration

Libraries and Learning Resources Advisory Council

To make recommendations to the Faculty Senate on issues related to learning resources and to provide advice to the Director of Forrest R. Polk Library regarding library collections, services, policies and new directions. The council will facilitate reciprocal communication between the library, faculty, students and staff.


Faculty

Alexandrov, Aliosha
COB (Marketing)
2010-2020

Westphal, Judith
CON
2012-2018

Fischer, Tom
COEHS
2006-2020

Kazmi, Syed
COLS-M/S (Mathematisc)
2012-2018


Academic Staff

Huebschen, Cynthia
Polk Library
2012-2019


Library Director

Neises, Sarah (chair)
Polk Library


Coordinator: Management Information Office

Alatorre, Victor
Information Technology


Library Department Heads | Ex Officio

Buss, Crystal
Polk Library

Ranger, Joshua
Polk Library

Hardy, Ron
Polk Library

Parking Appeals Committee

To assess and make decisions regarding the legitimacy and acceptability of all appeals presented in a timely manner by violators.


Faculty

Swanson, Renae
COEHS
2012-2018


Academic Staff

Larie, Annette
COEHS
2016-2019

Neubert, Julie
COEHS
2016-2019


Represented University Staff

Monroe, Leanne
OCE
xxxx-2018

Kleier, Jessica
Foundation
xxxx-2019


Students

Longmore, Matthew
Oshkosh Student Association

Kleier, Travis
Oshkosh Student Association


Administration

Richardson, Benjamin
Parking Director

Hartel, Dana
Parking Office

Parking Policy Advisory Committee

To assess and make decisions regarding the legitimacy and acceptability of all appeals presented in a timely manner by violators.


Faculty

Smock, Andrew
COLS-Humanities (RTF)
xxxx-2019

Kalinoski, Richard
COLS-FAPA (Theatre)
2016-2018


Academic Staff

Huebschen, Cynthia
Polk Library
2006-2017

Zemke, Angela
Reeve Memorial Union
2014-2017


University Staff

Bonlender, Melissa
Administrative Services
2016-2019

Monroe, Leanne
OCE
2013-2019


Students

Sederquist, Anton
Oshkosh Student Association


Ex-Officio

Richardson, Benjamin
Parking Director

Hartel, Dana
Parking Office

Radiation Safety Committee

To act as a regulatory body with the objective to ensure optimal health standards and to prevent overexposure of personnel to radioactive material by ensuring appropriate supervision of the uses of all radioactive material. The committee is concerned with the qualifications of the users and the uses of radioactive material on a University-wide basis. (This is a mandated committee by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. This committee is advisory to the Chancellor.)


Faculty

Kallas, Toivo
M/S (Biology)

Stojilovic, Nenad
M/S (Physics & Astronomy)

Paulson, Jim
M/S (Chemistry)


Administration

Cross, John (Chair)
Associate Dean-COLS
2006-2017


Ex Officio

Risk Manager

Executive Director of Administrative Services

Reeve Advisory Council

To seek to represent the interests of University students, faculty, staff, and alumni in advising the Director of Reeve Memorial Union on policy matters relating to the operation, use, and improvement of Reeve Memorial Union.


Faculty

Palmeri, Tony
Communication
xxxx-2018


Academic Staff

Gantner, Christine
University Marketing and Communications
2017-2020


University Staff

Bonlender, Melissa
Administrative Services
2016-2019


Students

Oshkosh Student Association


Ex-Officio

Kwaterski, Jean (Chair)
Director of Reeve Union

Rosebush Professor Review Committee

To oversee the nomination and selection process for the John McNaughton Rosebush Professorship.


Faculty

Schmitt, Catherine
CON
xxxx-2018

Chybowski, Julia
COLS-FAPA (Music)
2017-2020

Skoning, Stacey
COEHS (Special Education)
xxxx-2019

Kercher, Stephen
COLS-S/S (History)
xxxx-2019

Szydlik, Jennifer (chair)
COLS-M/S (Mathematics)
xxxx-2018

Burr, John
COLS-Humanities (Philosophy)
2017-2020


Academic Staff

Lang, Shelby
CON
xxxx-2019

Clark, Mehgan
Academic Advising
xxxx-2020

Vogel, Ann
OCE
xxxx-2020

Segregated Fee Committee

To provide advice to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs on the disbursement of segregated fees.


Faculty

Karst, Aaron
Psychology
2015-2018

Maguire, Miles
Journalism
2017-2020


Academic Staff

McArther, Erin
Polk Library
2015-2018

Wolf, Thomas
University Books and More
2014-2020


University Staff

Hilt, Jessica
English
2016-2019

Murphy, Anne
Reading Study Center
2016-2019


Students

Wojciechowski, Aaron
Oshkosh Student Association

Sederquist, Anton
Oshkosh Student Association

Dahse, Zoe
Oshkosh Student Association

Liechty, Stephanie
Oshkosh Student Association

Vetter, Zachary
Oshkosh Student Association

Rowley, Sarah
Oshkosh Student Association


Ex-Officio

Kwaterski, Jean
Student Affairs

Student Conduct Panel

To serve on panel which provides members for various student disciplinary hearings. The work of the committee, including training and selection to serve on various panels, is coordinated by the Office of the Dean of Students.


Faculty

Koch, James
COLS-S/S (Psychology)
2013-2019

Wegner, Theresa
COEHS
2015-2018

Filak, Vince
COLS-Hum. (English)
2014-2017

Williams, Evan
COLS-S/S (Philosophy)
2005-2017

Chrobak, Quin
COLS-S/S (Psychology)
2012-2018

Kedrowski, Brant
COLS-M/S (Chemistry)
2004-2017

Barnum, Eric
COLS-Human (DFLL)
2011-2017

Feldman, Jim
COLS-Human (DFLL)
2014-2017

Heath, Donald
COB
2015-2018

Sandberg, Emmet
COLS-FAPA (Art)
2013-2019

Wren, Katherine
CON
2011-2017

Otto, Devin
COLS-Hum (CJ)
2014-2017


Academic Staff

Bozinoski, Derek
COB
2013-2020

Sylvia, Abby
Residence Life
2013-2019

Patt, Jean
COLS
2015-2018

Ernst, Tim (IAS)
Communication
2015-2017

Zemke, Angela
Reeve Memorial Union
2012-2018

Frey, Gena
Center for Academic Resources
2014-2017

Roubidoux, Douglas (IAS)
Communication
2015-2017


University Staff

Hilt, Jessica
English
2016-2019

Murphy, Anne
Reading Study Center
2016-2019


Students

Rogers, Megan
Oshkosh Student Association

Berrens, Brooke
Oshkosh Student Association

Ness, Kurt
Oshkosh Student Association

Rollins, Brady
Oshkosh Student Association

Novak, Alexander
Oshkosh Student Association

Howard, Roni
Oshkosh Student Association


Adviser

Bares, Buzz (Chair)
Dean of Students

Student Scholarly and Creative Activities Board

1) To champion and support a wide range of student research and creative activities and facilitate student collaboration with faculty and instructional academic staff in scholarly and creative activities. 2) To exercise program oversight and manage the student/faculty collaborative research grant programs. A detailed description of the board’s duties may be found in the description of the Oshkosh Student Scholarly and Creative Activities Program.


Faculty and Instructional Academic Staff

Artz, Ben
COB
xxxx-2017

Mott, Jason
CON
2017-2020

Beeth, Michael
COEHS
2016-2018

Behm, Jeff
COLS-Human (Relig & Anth)
2012-2018

Loiacono, Gabriel
COLS-S/S (History)
2012-2019

Kurtz, Courtney
COLS-M/S (Biology)
2016-2019

Cutler-Lake, Karina
COLS-FAPA (Art)
xxxx-2017


Graduate Council Rep

Wresch, Bill
COB


Student

Vacant
Oshkosh Student Association


Ex Officio

Roberts, Bob
Grants and Faculty Development Office

Kuhl, Michelle
Oshkosh Scholar faculty adviser
COLS-S/S (History)


At-Large Member

Kercher, Stephen
History

Senate Committees

Academic Policies Committee (APC)

View membership, agendas and meeting minutes.

The Academic Policies Committee, subject to Senate approval, will carry out the faculty’s responsibility for the academic policies and programs of the university. For more specific information, see the Faculty Senate Academic Policies Committee document approved by the Faculty Senate on March 1, 1994 (name changed – September 13, 1994) (Revised October 11, 1994).


Faculty

Kuennen, Eric
COLS (Math)
2015-2018

Szydlik, Jen
COLS (Math)
2016-2019

Loewenstein, Karl
COLS (History)
2017-2020


Faculty Senators

Fuller, David
COB (Economics)
2017-2020

Scribner, Druscilla
COLS (Political Science)
2017-2018

Edwards, Christopher
COLS (Mathematics)
2017-2020


College Representatives

Gibson, Karen
COEHS

Schmitt, Catherine
CON

Roth, Christine
COLS


Graduate Representative

Nickasch, Bonnie
CON


Academic Staff

Deruchoski, Britney
Academic Advising


Administration

Hill, Charlie
Provost Office


University Studies Program Chair

Sandberg, Emmet
COLS (Art)


Student

Nowak, Jakub
Graduate Student
Oshkosh Student Association

Administrators Evaluation Committee

The committee will ensure faculty participation in the evaluation of administrators as specified in The Faculty Senate Constitution Article II Section 6. Specific procedures for providing participation in the evaluation of administrators above the Dean’s level will be recommended to the Faculty Senate. Further it will maintain and publish a schedule for evaluation of academic administrators at an above the Dean’s level and will recommend to the Senate changes in policies for the provision of faculty participation in the evaluation of administrators.


Faculty

Jones, Chris
COB
2015-2018

Loewenstein, Karl
COLS (History)
2016-2019

Feinhauer, Dale
COB
2012-2018

Hagen, Janet
COEHS
2017-2020

Crawford, Norlisha
COLS (African American Studies)
2015-2018

Robson, Denise
COB
2016-2019

Assessment Committee

Coordinate assessment efforts including (but not limited to) assessment in verbal and quantitative areas; assessment of general education program; assessment of undergraduate major programs, assessment of graduate programs. Monitor assessment activity including publication of program goals in appropriate documents; integration of assessment into program review; connecting assessment to program improvement. Plan including the development of university assessment plan; the development of professional development opportunities related to assessment; and determining budget requirements and advocating budgetary support for assessment activities.


Faculty

Frey, James
COLS (History)
2012-2018

Elertson, Kathleen
CON
2015-2018

Schribner, Druscilla
COLS (Political Science)
2015-2018

Shu-Yueh, Lee
COLS (Hum)
2016-2019

Iverson, Jakob
COB
2011-2017

Swanson, Renae
COEHS
2017-2020

Peterson, Joseph
COLS (M/S)
2016-2019

Martin, Ed
COLS (FAPA)
2016-2019


Academic Staff

Hodson, Sommer
COEHS
2017-2020


Administration

Vande Zande, Carleen
Associate Vice Chancellor


Student

Oshkosh Student Association

Budget Committee

The Faculty Senate Budget Committee will gather and review information and provide advice and recommendations to the Faculty Senate on issues related to the budget.


Faculty

Bernander, Stephanie
COEHS
2015-2018

Jones, David
COLS (Public Affairs)
2011-2020

Cotti, Chad
COB
2017-2020

Stuart, Nathan
FSEC Representative, COB
2017-2019

Crawford, Kevin
COLS (Chemistry)
2015-2018

Committee on Committees

Faculty Survey: The Committee on Committees will survey the faculty each spring to determine interest, experience, and qualifications for service on preferred committees.
Appointment of committees: The Committee on Committees will recommend for Senate confirmation faculty members for all university standing and ad hoc committees. The chair of the Committee on Committees will report to the faculty the names of faculty committee members.
Evaluation: The Committee on Committees will initiate a process of evaluating each committee. It will report its findings with recommendations to the Faculty Senate. At least every five years after the initial evaluation, the Committee on Committees will evaluate committee functions and report its findings with recommendations to the Senate.


Faculty

Jones, Christopher
COB
2017-2020

Mott, Jason
CON
2017-2018

Szydlik, Jennifer
COLS-M/S (Mathemathics)
2014-2017

Krueger, James
COLS-S/S (Political Science)
2017-2020

Barnum, Eric
COLS-FAPA (Music)
2015-2018

Hermann, Bailey
COEHS
2016-2019

Loewenstein, Karl 
FSEC Representative, Ex Officio
2015-2018

Compensation Committee

To review state or system compensation guidelines and other information, and develop policies and procedures to administer faculty and academic staff compensation. Serves as the salary review committee.


Faculty

Beam, John
COLS-M/S (Math)
xxxx-2019

Cotti, Chad
COB (Economics)
2013-2019

Saginak, Kelli
COEHS
2011-2020

Siemers, David
COLS-S/S (Poli Sci)
2016-2020

Feinauer, Dale
COB (MBA)
xxxx-2018

Hoglund, Roy
COLS-FAPA (Theatre)
2012-2018

McCann, Lee
COLS-S/S (Psychology)
xxxx-2018


Academic Staff

Bauder,Courtney (President)
Social Justice
2017-2018

Morrell, Liz (President-Elect)
Residence Life
2017-2018

Marine, Melanie (President-Elect)
Residence Life
2017-2018

MacWilliams, Pamela
Student Health Center
2016-2019


University Staff

Jaeke, Sue (President)
Registrar’s Office
2017-2018

Johnson, Ricky (President-Elect)
Information Technology
2017-2018


Administration

Koker, John (Co-Chair)
Provost and Vice Chancellor

Faymonville, Carmen
Associate Vice Chancellor


Ex-Officio

Borgmann, Jenny
Budget Director

Constitution and Bylaws Committee

The Constitution and Bylaws Committee will regularly review the Faculty Constitution and the Faculty Senate Bylaws and propose changes as needed to the Faculty Senate. Questions of constitutionality and interpretation of the Faculty Constitution and Faculty Senate Bylaws will be referred to the Constitution and Bylaws Committee. It will make recommendations to the Faculty Senate which, by majority vote, will make determinations about constitutional questions. The committee will review college, school, department or equivalent unit bylaws for consistency with the Faculty Constitution. It will make recommendations for revision, if necessary, to the unit, or, if the proposed bylaws are found to be consistent with the Constitution, it will make a recommendation to the Senate for acceptance.


Faculty

Stuart, Nathan 
COB  – (Accounting)
[CHAIR]

Jurmu, Michael
COLS  – Access Campus (Geography/Geology)

Chrobak,Quin
COLS – S/S (Psychology)

Bentivenga, Stephen
COLS-M/S (Biology)
Past-President

Elections Committee

Election of Faculty Senators: The Elections Committee will conduct elections of faculty senators and reapportion representation of the Senate in accordance with provisions of the Faculty Constitution and the Faculty Senate Bylaws. Referenda and Ratification Votes: The Committee will conduct university-level faculty referenda and constitutional ratification votes in accordance with provisions of the Faculty Constitution and the Faculty Senate Bylaws.


Faculty

Rutz, Michael
COLS-S/S (History)
2015-2017

Roth, Christine
COLS-Hum (English)
2015-2017

Saginak, Alan
COEHS
2015-2017

Faculty Advocacy Committee

The Faculty Advocacy Committee studies and makes recommendations regarding the at large development of harmonious campus-community relationships. The committee also seeks “methods for improving communication between all groups within and outside the University and effective methods of advocacy.”


Faculty

Daniel Gier
COLS-Hum (DFLL)
2015-2018

Scofield, Thomas
COEHS (Senator)
2015-2018

Allen, Kathryn
COEHS
2017-2020

Christus, Jennifer
COLS-M/S (Chemistry)
2015-2018

De Armond, Sarah
COB
2017-2020

McNiel, Paula
CON
2016-2019

Mouton, Michelle
COLS-S/S (History)
2017-2020

Hearing Committee

Membership and responsibilities of the Hearings Committee are specified in Chapter 9 of the Faculty Personnel materials in the handbook. All tenured faculty members. Hearing Subcommittees are drawn from the committee.


Faculty

Feinhauer, Dale
COB
2007-2018

Improvement of Instruction Committee

The Faculty Senate Improvement of Instruction Committee will recommend university policies on instruction to the Faculty Senate. In cooperation with unit faculty and appropriate university officers, the committee makes recommendations for implementation of improvement and evaluation of teaching. It will maintain communication with appropriate committees and with appropriate university officers and agencies for the purpose of regularly reviewing and making recommendations to the Faculty Senate about matters related to teaching; such matters will include but not be limited to course scheduling, the calendar, use of university facilities, space for instruction, textbook orders, availability of library, computer, and other technological resources for instruction.


Faculty

Wagoner, Robert
COLS-Hum (Philosophy)
2012-2017

Fondrie, Susan
COEHS
2016-2019

Price, Kenneth
COLS (Mathematics)
2013-2017

Hobein-Deegan, Monika
COLS-M/S- (DFLL)
2014-2017

Sipes, Robert
COLS-M/S (Kinesiology) (Senator)
2012-2018


Academic Staff

Brazee, Christy 
Communication
2016-2019

Personnel Polices Committee

The Personnel Policies Committee is responsible for recommending to the Faculty Senate changes in the personnel rules in order to both improve the quality of the university’s personnel management process and to assure that the rules conform with applicable university, system, state, and federal regulations. In addition the Personnel Policies Committee will provide interpretations of the rules in response to Faculty Senate requests.


Faculty

Tipps, Christine
COEHS
2015-2018

Mott, Jason
CON (Senator)

Nadejda, Kaltcheva
Physics
2015-2018

Baron, Elizabeth
COLS-S/S (Geography)
2016-2019

Rau, Barbara
COB
2008-2017

Herzberg, Larry
COLS- Hum (Philosophy)
2016-2019


Administrative Representative

Earns, Lane
Provost and Vice Chancellor

University Studies Program Committee (USP)

View full charge, membership, agendas and meeting minutes.

The University Studies Program committee is responsible for the management, review, assessment, and approval of courses for the University Studies Program. In carrying out this general charge, the committee will periodically review university studies requirements and curriculum and will formulate and recommend any policy changes it deems appropriate.


Faculty

Hones, Donald
COEHS
2015-2018

Jones, David
COLS (S/S-CJ)
2012-2019

McNiel, Paula
CON
2015-2018

Eroh, Linda
COLS (M/S-Chem)
xxxx-2020

Robson, Denise
COB
2012-2018

Maguire, Roberta
COLS (Hum –Eng)
xxxx-2020

Sandberg, Emmet (Chair)
COLS (FAPA-Art)
2012-2020


Academic Staff

Szromba, Lisa
Academic Staff
2015-2019


University Studies Program Director

Loiacono, Gabriel
COLS (History)


University Studies Program Associate Director

Price, Ken
COLS (Mathematics)


Assessment Committee Chair

Swanson, Renae
COEHS


Administration

Vande Zande, Carleen
Provost Office