Governance
Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate is the executive body of the Faculty Council.

Responsibilities of the Faculty Senate

  • The Faculty Senate is responsible for interpreting the Faculty Constitution.

  • It has the overall responsibility for preparation of ballots and management of the election of members of the Faculty Senate.

  • It is responsible for establishing and abolishing committees, for taking action on and disposing of committee reports, and for reporting to the committees and the Faculty Council. It will decide on policy matters pertinent to the operation of the Faculty Council.

  • It is responsible for keeping records of its activities. Non-current records of the Faculty Council, the Faculty Senate and its committees shall be deposited in the University Archives, and shall be available for examination by any interested individual(s).

Officers of the Senate 


President 
Pamela Long
Arts & Sciences
334-244-3216
plong@aum.edu

President-elect 
Pia Knigge
Public Policy & Justice 
334-244-3834
pknigge@aum.edu

Parliamentarian 
Ben Severance
Arts & Sciences           
334-244-3761
bseveran@aum.edu

Secretary
Clarissa J. Arms-Chavez
Arts & Sciences
334-244-3595
cchavez@aum.edu

Past President 
Michele Olson
Education 
334-244-3791
molson@aum.edu

Non-voting, ex-officio:

Staff Council President: Fariba Deravi

SGA President: Marie Reuter