Faculty Senate

Faculty Governance

Faculty governance at Florida Gulf Coast University safeguards academic quality, promotes effective and open communication, insists upon academic  integrity, emphasizes rights and shared responsibilities of students, staff, community,  faculty, and administration, and sustains a dynamic learning environment.


Next Faculty Senate Meeting

Friday, December 3, 2021
9:30AM -11:45 AM 
Virtual (Zoom)

Submit your questions for President Martin here by November 30!

Submit a Question or Comment

The Faculty Senate Officers welcome your comments or questions.


Standing Teams

Faculty Senate oversees 13 standing teams that perform important work reviewing and advising numerous areas of the university.


Faculty Awards

FGCU Faculty are eligible for awards in teaching, service, scholarship, mentoring, advising, and department leadership.



Explore the past work of the Faculty Senate and find important documents regarding the faculty experience.


Faculty Senate Officers

Anna Carlin
Faculty Senate President
Office: LIB 225L
Phone: (239) 590-7663
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Dr. Lyndsay Rhodes
Faculty Senate Vice President
Office: WH 254
Phone: (239) 590-7244
E-mail: lrhodes@fgcu.edu 
Dr. Senthil Girimurugan
Faculty Senate Parliamentarian
Office: SH 204
Phone: (239) 745-4322
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Dr. Tammy Sadighi
Faculty Senate Secretary
Office: MAR 330
Phone:  (239) 745-4309
E-mail: tsadighi@fgcu.edu 
Maria Colmer
Dr. Maria Colmer
Faculty Senate Communications Officer
Office: MAR 409
Phone: (239) 590-7555
Kayley Santiago
Faculty Senate Administrative Specialist
Office: Mod 2-26
Phone: (239) 745-4180 
E-mail: ksantiago@fgcu.edu 
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