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).


2015-2016 Schedules

Printable 2015-2016 List of All Schedules

Faculty Senate Executive Committee Meetings

Fall 2015 Place Spring 2016 Place
August 20
SKH 369
January 21
SKH 369
September 17
SKH 369
February 18
SKH 369
October 15
SKH 369
March 17
SKH 369
November 12
SKH 369
April 21
SKH 369
December 10 SKH 369    
All meetings are 12:30 - 2:00 pm on Thursdays in Shelby King Hall, Room 369, unless otherwise noted.

Faculty Senate Meetings

Fall 2015 Place Spring 2016 Place
August 27 BAB 114 January 28 NUR 205A
September 24 NUR 205A February 25 NUR 205A
October 22 NUR 205A March 31 NUR 205A
November 19 NUR 205A April 28 NUR 205A
December 17 NUR 205A    
All meetings are 12:30-2:00 pm on Thursdays unless otherwise noted

 Suggested Senate Committee Meetings

Fall 2015 Spring 2016
September 3 January 7
October 1 February 4
October 29 March 3
December 10 April 7
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