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The Leadership Team consists of the following members of the Faculty Senate: the President, the Vice President, the Secretary, and the current facilitators of the other standing teams and the President of the UFF chapter. The immediate Past President of the Senate shall be an ex officio member.

The President of the Senate acts as the facilitator for the Leadership Team. The Leadership Team’s duties include the following: (a) set the agenda for Senate meetings, (b) coordinate operation of the standing teams (c) recommend to the Senate a means of resolution if conflicts over areas of responsibility of team assignments occur, and (d) appoint faculty to ad hoc teams as required. (All requests for faculty membership on University teams should include the approximate time commitment per week required of the member and the length of time that the team will be in operation.) The Leadership Team represents the faculty to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Deans’ (Academic) Council, or their designated representatives, as appropriate.

President Shawn Felton 2016
Vice President Sandra Pavelka 2016
Secretary Tom Felke 2016
Parlimentarian Arie van Duijn 2016
Faculty Affairs Halcyon St. Hill 2015
Institutional Affairs Dorothy Rea 2015
Graduate Affairs Claude Villiers 2015
Graduate Curriculum TBA  
Undergraduate Curriculum TBA  
Student Affairs Barb Hess 2015
Library Fan Zhao 2015
Grants and Research Joseph Cudjoe  
Technology Eugene Hoyt  
General Education Council Rachel Cooke 2015
Program Review Elizabeth Murray  
University Committee Appointment Heather Snapp 2015
Senate Planning and Budget Advisory Committee Megan McShane  
UFF-FGCU President (ex-officio) Beth Eilliot  
Academic Affairs (ex-officio) Tony Barringer &
Provost Ron Toll



Meeting Schedule       


Friday, September 18, 2015
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cohen Center Rm. 213


2014-2015 FGCU Faculty Senate Annual Report (Final for Review)
Internationalization Committee
Library Committee ByLaws (revision 2015)
Library Guides in Canvas (for Faculty)
SAT Bylaw Changes (9-11-15)

Friday, October 16, 2015
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cohen Center Rm. 213



Guidelines on Graduate Faculty Appointment Functions
Revised Quick Reference of Graduate Faculty Functions & Qualifications
FGCU Strategic Plan DRAFT 2016-2021

Friday, November 13, 2015
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cohen Center Rm. 213



TAB #1: GRT Research Day Submission Form
TAB #2: Personal Leave Donation Policy 3.001
TAB #3: Education Records (FERPA) Policy 3.006
TAB #4: Administrative (Special) Leave Policy 3.02
TAB #5: Annual Leave Policy 3.030
TAB #6: Sick Leave Policy 3.034
TAB #7: Unmanned Aircraft System Policy TBD
TAB #8: FLBOG Online Strategic Plan
TAB #9: Faculty Senate Bylaws 3-27-15(9-21-15)
TAB #10: Strategic Plan
TAB #11: Timely Graduation of Undergraduate Studies (10-6-15)

Friday, January 15, 2016 
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cohen Center Rm. 213



Friday, February 26, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cohen Center Rm. 213



Friday, April 1, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cohen Center Rm. 213




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