THE FACULTY SENATE
(Bylaws, Article 12)

 Membership of Faculty Senate

COMPOSITION AND FUNCTIONS

A.   The Faculty Senate consists of the 31 elected faculty members of the University Council; one member elected by and from each academic department or school
        in the degree-granting colleges of the university, with two elected from each academic department or school of over 50 faculty members; and one member each
        from the College of Law and the University Libraries.

        Among the ex officio nonvoting members is any faculty member of the University Advisory Committee (UAC) to the Board of Trustees and of the Faculty Advisory
        Committee to the Illinois Board of Higher Education who is not a voting member of the senate, the faculty serving as assistant chairs of the Academic Planning
        Council (APC), the Graduate Council (GC), and the Undergraduate Coordinating Council (UCC) if they are not otherwise voting members of the senate, and the
        supportive professional staff member of the University Council.

        The faculty members of the University Council shall be elected by the faculty members of the colleges, excluding the president's staff and the provost's staff,
        members of the Council of Deans, associate deans, assistant deans, assistants to deans and members of the supportive professional staff. The remaining faculty
        members shall be elected directly by each of the academic departments or schools in the degree-granting colleges of the university, the College of Law, and the
        University Libraries.

B.   The Faculty Senate shall serve as the official voice of the university faculty of Northern Illinois University and as the authoritative representative liaison body
        between the faculty and the University Council, the president of the university, the executive vice president and provost, other vice presidents with respect to their
        responsibilities affecting the faculty, and the Board of Trustees.

        In accordance with the Preamble and Article 7.3 of the university Constitution and the stated commitment to university governance as a shared process, the
        Faculty Senate shall serve the following purposes:

           1.    To promote the representation of the faculty in the governance of the university;

        For details see Constitution and Bylaws of Northern Illinois University.

Meets one Wednesday of each month from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

THE FACULTY SENATE
ELECTED FACULTY MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY COUNCIL

MEMBERSHIP OF THE UNIVERSITY COUNCIL
2002-2003
2003-2004
2004-2005
2005-2006
Business David Wade David Wade
Business Robert Miller Sally Webber
Business John Engstrom John Engstrom John Engstrom
Education Corenna Cummings Corenna Cummings Corenna Cummings
Education Carole Minor Carole Minor Carole Minor
Education Richard Orem Richard Orem Richard Orem Richard Orem
Education Diann Musial  Amy Rose Amy Rose Amy Rose
Education Rebecca Butler Rebecca Butler
Engineering & Engineering Technology Xueshu Song Xueshu Song
Engineering & Engineering Technology Shin-Min Song Shin-Min Song Shin-Min Song
Health and Human Sciences Patricia Fox Patricia Fox Patricia Fox
Health and Human Sciences Dianne Cearlock Ken Burns Ken Burns Ken Burns
Health and Human Sciences Sherilyn Spear Sherilyn Spear
Law Malcolm Morris  Elvia Arriola
Liberal Arts & Sciences Khan Mohabbat Colin Booth Colin Booth Colin Booth
Liberal Arts & Sciences Michael Kolb Michael Kolb
Liberal Arts & Sciences Lynn Kamenitsa Lynn Kamenitsa Lynn Kamenitsa
Liberal Arts & Sciences John Wolfskill John Wolfskill
Liberal Arts & Sciences *Sue Willis *Sue Willis
Liberal Arts & Sciences Mary Larson Mary Larson
Liberal Arts & Sciences Patricia Henry Patricia Henry Patricia Henry Patricia Henry
Liberal Arts & Sciences Winifred Creamer Angela Powers Angela Powers Angela Powers
Liberal Arts & Sciences Herbert Rubin Fahui Wang Fahui Wang
Liberal Arts & Sciences Susan Mini Paul Stoddard Paul Stoddard Paul Stoddard
Liberal Arts & Sciences ‡David Wagner David Gorman David Gorman David Gorman
Liberal Arts & Sciences William Tolhurst William Tolhurst William Tolhurst
University Libraries Jitka Hurych Jitka Hurych Jitka Hurych
Visual & Performing Arts William Goldenberg William Goldenberg William Goldenberg
Visual & Performing Arts Larry Gregory  Larry Gregory Larry Gregory Larry Gregory
Visual & Performing Arts Jeff Kowalski Jeff Kowalski
Visual & Performing Arts Deborah Smith-Shank Deborah Smith-Shank Deborah Smith-Shank
Parliamentarian Ferald Bryan Ferald Bryan
Supportive Professional Staff Beverly Espe Beverly Espe
Assistant Chair, APC William Goldenberg Aimee Parwitz
Assistant Chair, GC Susan Mini James Lockard
Assistant Chair, UCC David Rusin James Stewart
FAC to IBHE Patricia Henry Patricia Henry Patricia Henry
University Advisory Committee *Sue Willis *Sue Willis
University Advisory Committee James Lockard Xueshu Song Xueshu Song Xueshu Song
University Advisory Committee William Tolhurst William Tolhurst William Tolhurst
University Advisory Committee Paul Loubere Paul Loubere Paul Loubere
University Advisory Committee Bevery Espe Beverly Espe
University Advisory Committee Sara Clayton Sara Clayton

ELECTED FACULTY MEMBERS FROM
ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS AND SCHOOLS

FS MEMBERSHIP FROM DEPARTMENTS
2002-2003
2003-2004
2004-2005
2005-2006
BUSINESS
Accountancy Pam Smith Pam Smith Pam Smith
Finance ‡Robert Miller James Johnson James Johnson James Johnson
Management Jon Briscoe Jon Briscoe Jon Briscoe
Marketing #Carol DeMoranville Geoffrey Gordon Geoffrey Gordon Geoffrey Gordon
OMIS Gyu Chan Kim Gyu Chan Kim
EDUCATION
Kinesiology & Physical Education Clersida Garcia Clersida Garcia
Counseling, Adult & Health Education Scott Wickman Scott Wickman Scott Wickman
Literacy Education Susan L'Allier Susan L'Allier Susan L'Allier
Teaching and Learning Dennis Munk Dennis Munk Dennis Munk
Educational Technology, Research & Assessment **James Lockard **James Lockard
Leadership Educational Psychological & Foundations Jean Pierce Jean Pierce Jean Pierce Jean Pierce
ENGINEERING & ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
Electrical Engineering Donald Zinger Donald Zinger Donald Zinger
Industrial Engineering Omar Ghrayeb Omar Ghrayeb Omar Ghrayeb
Mechanical Engineering Parviz Payvar Parviz Payvar
Technology Radha Balamuralikrishna Radha Balamuralikrishna
HEALTH & HUMAN SCIENCES
Allied Health Professions ‡Ngoyi Bukonda Ngoyi Bukonda Ngoyi Bukonda Ngoyi Bukonda
Communicative Disorders Jody Newman-Ryan  Nancy Castle Nancy Castle Nancy Castle
Family, Consumer and Nutrition Sciences Mary Pritchard Elizabeth Miller Elizabeth Miller
Nursing Marilyn Frank-Stromborg Marilyn Frank-Stromborg Marilyn Frank-Stromborg
LAW Mark Cordes Mark Cordes
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES
Anthropology Mark Mehrer Mark Mehrer Mark Mehrer
Biological Sciences Rangaswamy Meganathan Rangaswamy Meganathan Rangaswamy Meganathan
Chemistry C. T. Lin C. T. Lin C. T. Lin C. T. Lin
Communication Gretchen Bisplinghoff #Gretchen Bisplinghoff Gretchen Bisplinghoff
Computer Science Robert Zerwekh Robert Zerwekh Robert Zerwekh
Economics Stephen Nord Stephen Nord Stephen Nord Stephen Nord
English William Baker William Baker
Foreign Languages & Literatures Frances Jaeger Frances Jaeger Frances Jaeger
Geography Richard Greene  Richard Greene Richard Greene Richard Greene
Geology Paul Loubere Paul Loubere Paul Loubere
History David Wagner David Wagner David Wagner
Math Sciences Joe Stephen Joe Stephen Joe Stephen Joe Stephen
Philosophy Mylan Engel Mylan Engel Mylan Engel
Physics Augden Windelborn Augden Windelborn Augden Windelborn
Political Science Eliot Kang  Eliot Kang
Psychology Lisa Finkelstein Lisa Finkelstein
Sociology David Kamens Fred Markowitz Fred Markowitz
UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Earl Shumaker  David Lonergan David Lonergan David Lonergan
VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS
Art Katherine Kahn Katherine Kahn
Music John Novak ‡John Novak
Theatre Arts Deborah Robertson Deborah Robertson Deborah Robertson
@University Advisory Committee 
to the Board of Trustees
*Sue Willis
James Lockard 
William Tolhurst
Paul Loubere
Beverly Espe
Sara Clayton
*Sue Willis
Xuehsu Song
William Tolhurst
Paul Loubere
Beverly Espe
Sara Clayton

Xueshu Song
William Tolhurst
 

 


Xueshu Song
@Faculty Advisory Committee to the IBHE Patricia Henry Patricia Henry Patricia Henry
@Supportive Professional Staff Beverly Espe Beverly Espe
@Assistant Chair, APC William Goldenberg Aimee Prawitz
@Assistant Chair, GC Susan Mini James Lockard
@Assistant Chair, UCC David Rusin James Stewart
@Student Association Liaison Kevin miller Andrew Becerra
                * Executive Secretary of University Council and President of Faculty Senate
                ** Vice President of Faculty Senate
                #Secretary of Faculty Senate
                @Ex officio, nonvoting
                ‡K. King serves Spring 2004 for D. Munk (sabbatical)
                ‡G. Barrett serves Spring 2004 for J. Novak (sabbatical)
                ‡E. Miller completes term of M. Pritchard
                ‡A Rosenbaum serves fall 2003 for L. Finkelstein
                ‡H. Joel Jeffrey serves Fall 2003 for R. Zerwekh