Faculty Council

12:30 – 1:30 p.m., in Kresge 110

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Tuesday, April, 8, 2014
Tuesday, May, 13, 2014

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.

Meredith Rosenthal, chair (2014)
Jessica Cohen (2014)
Wendy Garrett (2016)
Sonia Hernández-Díaz (2016)
Tiffany Horng (2015)
Laura Kubzansky (2016)
Francine Laden (2015)
Walter Willett (2015)
Paige Williams (2014)

Mahy El-Kouedi, ex officio
Julio Frenk, ex officio
Michael Grusby, ex officio
David Hunter, ex officio
Michael Kan, ex officio
Joanna Barrett, ex officio 

Contact: Office of Faculty Affairs (617-432-1047)