Faculty Senate Executive Committee
The committee shall be composed of the officers and chairs of the standing committees of the Faculty Senate and the immediate past president. The committee shall be chaired by the president of the senate. This committee coordinates the business to come before the senate.
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
F.W. Olin Engineering Complex, room 350
Phone: (321) 674- 8121
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Frederick C. Crawford Bldg, 319
R. Tolga Turgut
College of Aeronautics
Amitabh Dutta (Chair)
Associate Professor of Business
Nathan M. Bisk College of Business, room 206
Phone: (321) 674-7393
The committee shall be concerned with policies that affect faculty welfare and morale. This committee should make recommendations concerning fringe benefits, tuition benefits, equity raises and other related matters.
Academic Policies Committee
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
Edwin A. Link Building, 319
Phone: (321) 674-8847
The committee shall be concerned with all policies of an academic nature that pertain to students, including recruitment, entrance requirements, class attendance regulations, student counseling, and placement and academic misconduct.
Excellence Awards Committee
Julie Costopoulos (Chair)
Associate Professor of Psychology
F.W. Olin Engineering Complex, 305
The committee shall be concerned with providing opportunities that emphasize people and activities that significantly contribute to the excellence of the university's distinctive educational programs. Duties include providing recommendations on the use of monies for professional development; recognizing outstanding faculty in the areas of teaching, research and service; coordinating forums for faculty discussion on educational issues; and disseminating information about effective teaching.
Administrative Policies Committee
Razvan Rusovici (Chair)
Associate Professor of Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor of Aviation Science
F.W. Olin Engineering Complex, room 244
Phone: (321) 674-7635
The committee shall be concerned with policies that relate to the employment conditions of the faculty and make recommendations relative to such policies as qualifications for promotion, contract renewals, research, teaching loads, extracurricular assignments, summer employment, absence, sabbatical leaves, travel, dissemination of information to and from the faculty, academic freedom and related policies.
Nezamoddin Nezamoddini-Kachouie (Chair)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Frederick C. Crawford Bldg, 311
The committee shall be responsible for the administration and financial aspects of the senate’s scholarship program. The committee shall determine the number of scholarships and the departments to which scholarships will be awarded.
Technology, Resources, and Infrastructure (TRI) Committee
Marius Silaghi (Chair)
Associate Professor of Computer Engineering and Sciences
Harris Center For Science and Engineering, room 207
Phone: (321) 674-7493
The committee shall be concerned with issues that relate to technology, resources, and infrastructure critical to faculty success in the core areas of teaching, research, and service. As an example, the committee shall provide recommendations to the faculty senate with regards to requirements in information technology, information assurance, educational equipment, learning management systems, enterprise architecture considerations, facilities, and critical technologies, resources, and infrastructure for faculty to conduct, evolve, and excel in their teaching, research, and service roles/missions. The committee will interact and participate with university committees as needed to represent faculty interests relative to technology, resources, and infrastructure
Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee (AFTC)
Nasri Nesnas (COES, Chair)
A committee with representatives from each college overseeing and maintaining the integrity of academic freedom and the tenure system and handles pre-tenure, tenure, and post-tenure appeals.
Rob van Woesik (COES)
Jean Paul Pinelli (COES), Kunal Mitra (COES), Patrick Converse (CoPLA), Michael Slotkin (COB), Korhan Oyman (COA)