Faculty Council


All meetings will be held from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., in Kresge 110 (unless otherwise noted)

Wednesday, September 9, Building II, Room 102
Tuesday, October 13
Tuesday, November 10
Tuesday, December 8
Tuesday, January 12
Tuesday, February 9
Tuesday, March 8
Tuesday, April 12
Tuesday, May 10

Charge: To expedite business and further the implementation of faculty resolutions; to provide a representative faculty group to which persons or groups can address communications to the faculty; to prepare the agenda for faculty meetings and to devise procedures for faculty action, including calling of special meetings; to speak for the faculty between regular and special faculty meetings; to call attention of the faculty to important issues and to prepare position papers and resolutions for faculty consideration and decision; to coordinate business among faculty committees; to devise and implement mechanisms for improving and maintaining communication between the Faculty Council and the faculty; and to be accountable to and report at regular intervals to the faculty. The Faculty Council selects the recipients of the Professor Emeritus Award of Merit. Membership on the council automatically confers membership on the university’s Screening Committee, a disciplinary body.
Members: The Faculty Council was established in 1969. Elected by the faculty as a whole, the council consists of nine members, each of whom serves three years. Each rank is represented by three primary faculty members; no department may be represented by more than one person. The chair and vice-chair are elected by the council.Marcia Castro (2017)
David Christiani (2018)
Kirsten Davison (2018)
Francesca Dominici (2017)
Wendy Garrett (2016)
Sonia Hernández-Díaz, vice-chair (2016)
Laura Kubzansky, chair (2016)
William Mair (2018)
Delia Wolf (2017)
Mahy El-Kouedi, ex officio
Michael Grusby, ex officio
David Hunter, ex officio
Michael Kan, ex officio
Joanna Barrett, ex officio 
Tammy Brown, ex officio
Contact: Office of Faculty Affairs (617-432-1047)