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Committee unveils candidates for Academic Senate


March 06, 2007

The Academic Senate Committee on Committees, led by co-chairs Marcia Anderson and Judy Grace, and Duane Roen, the Academic Senate president, have unveiled a list of candidates for the 2007 Academic Assembly election ballot.

Any additional candidates must be named in a petition signed by at least 50 members of the Academic Assembly, and received by the Committee on Committees before 5 p.m., March 16, at the Academic Senate Office, Administration B Wing, Room 361.

The candidate list includes:

President-elect of the Assembly/Senate

• Jere Humphreys, School of Music professor, Herberger College of Fine Arts.

• Philip (Phil) Vandermeer, associate professor of history, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Secretary of the Assembly/Senate

• Patricia (Patty) Feldman, executive director of the School of Extended Education , University College .

• Judy Grace, interim director of the Center for Learning and Teaching Excellence.

Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee (CAFT) – elect two (for three years)

• Charles Colbourn, computer science and engineering professor, School of Computing Informatics , Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering.

• Susan Mattson, professor of health care innovation, College of Nursing and Health Care Innovation.

• Rosemary Renaut, professor of mathematics and statistics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Academic Professional Grievance Committee (APGC) – elect two (one member for three years, and one alternate for one year)

• Gary Hembree Sr., research scientist, Department of Physics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

• Christine Kyselka, associate administrative professional, School of Extended Education , University College.

Academic Professional Status Committee (CAPS) – elect two (one member for a three-year term, and one alternate for one year)

• Charles Kazilek, research professional senior, School of Life Sciences administration and faculty, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

• Maggie Mangini, director of Workforce Education and Development Office, University College.

• Renate Mittelmann, research professional senior, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Governance Grievance Committee (GGC) – elect three (for three-year terms)

• Steve Goldinger, professor, Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

• Elizabeth Horan, professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

• Lina Karam, associate professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering.

• Judy Krysik, associate professor, School of Social Work, College of Public Programs.

• Kellie Rolstad, associate professor of language and literacy, Mary Lou Fulton College of Education.

• Horst Thieme, professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.