Faculty Affairs Committee


From the University Senate Bylaws, Article VII. Committees:

Section 12. Committee on Faculty Affairs

  1. The Committee on Faculty Affairs shall be composed of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost; the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs; the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration; one staff senator; and at least fourteen (14) faculty senators as follows: two (2) members each from College of Arts and Sciences, Perimeter College; the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, and from the College of Education and Human Development; one (1) member each from the College of Law; the College of the Arts, the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions, the School of Public Health, and the University Library; with any additional members selected at large. The following will serve as non-voting members: the Senior Director of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance, the Associate Vice President for Human Resources, the University Ombudsperson, the Senior Director of Campus Services, and the representative of the Emeriti Association.
  2. The duties of this committee shall be to review and recommend to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost and to the University Senate policies which relate to faculty members and their welfare, including recruitment; faculty development; faculty research; academic freedom; promotion and tenure; leaves; compensation programs; health, life insurance programs, and other fringe benefits; and retirement.
  3. The committee shall elect a chair within ten (10) working days after the election of a new committee.

Evaluation of Administrators

Schedule of Administrator Evaluations

Evaluation Procedures


  • Senior VP for Academic Affairs and Provost  Nicolle Parsons-Pollard (Interim)
  • Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs Corrie Fountain (Interim)
  • Senior VP for Finance and Administration Jerry Rackliffe
  • Staff senator Eric Aguiar

At least 14 faculty members as follows:

    • Arts and Sciences Lia Bascomb
    • Arts and Sciences Nicola Sharratt
    • Arts Niklas Vollmer
    • Arts Jennifer Barker
    • Business Gerald Gay
    • Business Marta White
    • Education and Human Development Carla Tanguay
    • Education and Human Development Courtney Strosnider
    • Education and Human Development David Houchins
    • Institute for Biomedical Sciences Hongyu Qiu
    • Institute for Biomedical Sciences Zachary Saylor
    • Law Robert Weber
    • Library Denise Dimsdale
    • Nursing and Health Professions Blake McGee
    • Nursing and Health Professions Rafaela Feresin
    • Perimeter Jennifer Miller
    • Perimeter Michael Bradley
    • Policy Studies Shelby Frost
    • Policy Studies Volkan Topalli 
    • Public Health  Lisa Casanova
    • Public Health  Carlos Pavao
    • A&S David Cheshier
    • A&S Nilmi Fernando
    • A&S Bethany Livermore-Turner
    • A&S Susan Richmond
    • A&S Eddy Nahmias
    • A&S Jelena Subotic
    • A&S Samantha Parks
    • A&S Robert Maxwell (Chair)
    • A&S Jared Poley
    • A&S Candace Kemp
    • A&S Gregory Poon
    • A&S Elina Stroeva
    • A&S Leslie Meadows
    • A&S Jaye Atkinson
    • A&S Lynee Gaillet
    • A&S Scott Lightsey
    • A&S JT Way
    • Perimeter  Natarajan Kumaresan
    • Perimeter Michael Lewis
    • Perimeter Erin Morrey
    • Perimeter  Owen Cantrell
    • Perimeter  Marc Zayac
    • Perimeter  Jane Hercules
    • Perimeter  Ryan Lake
    • Perimeter  Kevin Yeomans
    • Perimeter  Nancy Williams
    • Perimeter  Emily Whaley
    • Perimeter  Alexis Nduwimana
    • RCB Francis Annan
    • Senior Director of Equity and Civil Rights Compliance (non-voting member) Kieran Morrow
    • AVP for Human Resources (non-voting member) Ann Williamson
    • University Ombudsman (non-voting memberBirthe Reimers
    • Senior Director of Campus Services (non-voting member) Craig Lipsey
    • Emeriti Association representative (non-voting member) Theodore Wadley
    • Presidential appointee Laura Carruth
    • Presidential appointee Michael Galchinsky

Assistant to the Committee: To Be Appointed, Office of the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs



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