Faculty Senate

The University of Alabama in Huntsville Faculty Senate is the permanent body representing the faculty for the formulation of university policy and procedures in matters pertaining to institutional purpose, general academic considerations, curricular matters, university resources, and faculty personnel (appointments, promotion, and tenure).


2016-2017 Schedules

 Printable 2016-2017 Schedule



Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meetings

Summer 2016 Place Fall 2016 Place Spring 2017 Place
August 15 SSB 114 August 25 SSB 212 January 12 SSB 201
    September 8 SSB 201 February 9 SSB 201
October 13
SSB 201  March 9 SSB 201
November 10
SSB 201 April 13  SSB 201
    December 8 SSB 201    
All meetings are 12:30 - 2:00 pm on Thursdays.

Faculty Senate Meetings

Summer 16 Place Fall 2016 Place Spring 2017 Place
August 16 NUR 205A September 1 NUR 205A January 19 TBA
    September 15 NUR 205A February 16 TBA
    October 20 NUR 205A March 23 TBA
    November 17 NUR 205A April 20 TBA
    December 15 NUR 205A    
All meetings are 12:30-2:00 pm on Thursdays unless otherwise noted

 Suggested Senate Committee Meetings

Fall 2016 Spring 2017
September 29 February 2
November 3 March 2
December 15 April 6
  May 4
All meetings are 12:30-2:00 pm on Thursdays unless otherwise noted. The meeting place will be determined and announced by the committee chair. These are suggested dates and times.  

Distinguished Speaker Series, Fall 2016


Speaker: Dr. Phyllis Rooney, Oakland University

Title: “Adversarial Argumentation and Diversity”

Proposing Faculty: Dr. Deborah Heikes (Philosophy)

Date: Friday August 26, 2016


Speaker: Dr. James M. Honeycutt, Louisiana State University

Title: “Effects of Playful and Hurtful Teasing on Self-Esteem and Mental Imagery”

Proposing Faculty: Dr. Pavica Sheldon (Communication)

Dates: September 7-9, 2016


Speaker: Dr. Kirk Winemiller, Texas A&M University

Title: "Balancing hydropower and biodiversity in the Amazon, Congo, and Mekong"

Proposing Faculty: Dr. Bruce Stallsmith (Biological Sciences)

Dates: September 25-28, 2016


Speaker: Raphael R. Koster

Title: “Digital Bards: Interactive Media and the Evolution of Storytelling”

Proposing Faculty: Dr. Joy Robinson (English), Dr. Ryan Weber (English), Dr. Gaines Hubbell (English), Vinny Argentina (Art, Art History, and Design)

Dates: October 10-12, 2016


Speaker: Dr. Anant Agarwal

Title: “EdX: How Freeing Content is Advancing Education”

Proposing Faculty: Dr. Krishnan Chittur (Chemical and Materials Engineering)

Dates: TBA