The Faculty Senate is comprised of 27 elected faculty senators apportioned such that the Colleges of Business and Education shall have at least three senators each, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences shall have at least six senators, and the Library shall have at least one senator. At least two senators must be non-tenure-track faculty, including those with full- and part-time appointments. The remaining twelve seats are elected at large. The Faculty Senate has six ex officio members: the three Council of University System Faculty representatives from FSU, the Chair of the Graduate Council, the Chair of the Academic Department Chairs Council, and the Chair of the Faculty.

Faculty Senate Steering Committee

  • Chair of the Faculty: John Lombardi (CLAS, Communication)
  • Vice Chair: Michael Murtagh (CLAS, Psychology)
  • Secretary: Jennifer Browne (CLAS, English & Foreign Languages)
  • Chair, Academic Affairs Committee: TBD
    Chair, Faculty Concerns Committee: TBD
    Chair, Graduate Council: TBD
  • Chair, Institutional Priorities and Resources Committee: TBD
    Chair, Academic Department Chairs Council & Ex-Officio Member of FCC:
    Justin Dunmyre (CLAS, Mathematics)

Academic Affairs Committee

  • Paul Bernhardt (CLAS, Psychology)
  • Katie Horacek (CLAS, Mathematics)
    Hughes, Frank (CLAS, Biology)
    Kathleen Jacoy (CLAS, Psychology)
  • David Puthoff (CLAS, Biology)
    JoAnna Shore (COB, Management)
  • Jaime Striplin (CLAS, Nursing)
  • Jodi Welsch (COE, Educational Professions)
  • David Zheng (CLAS, Computer Science & Information Technology)

Faculty Concerns Committee

  • Seniz Celimli-Aksoy (COE, Educational Professions)
  • Kelly Bubp (CLAS, Mathematics)
    Holly Currie (CLAS, Chemistry)
    Jay DeWire (CLAS, Music)
    Katies Gares (CLAS, Chemistry)
  • Sean Henry (Library)
    Kenneth Levitt (COB, Management)
  • Jill Morris (CLAS, English & Foreign Languages)
  • Kumudini Munasinghe (CUSF & CLAS, Biology)
    Assyad Wreikat (COB, Accounting)

Graduate Council

  • Jill Buterbaugh (CLAS, Nursing)
  • Doris Santamaria-Makang (COE, Educational Professions)
    In addition to the two Senators serving on the council, Graduate Council also has faculty representatives from the various graduate programs.

Institutional Priorities and Resources

  • Curt Baker (COE, Educational Professions)
  • Kierstan Bradley (COB, Accounting)
  • Annie Danzi (CLAS, Communication)
  • Travis English (CLAS, Visual Arts)
  • Karen Keller (CLAS, Biology)
Council of University System Representatives (Ex-Officio members of FCC)
  • Erica Kennedy (CLAS, Psychology)
  • Doris Santamaria-Makang (COE, Educational Professions)
  • Kate Sheehan (CLAS, Biology)
  • Kumudini Munasinghe (CLAS, Biology)- Alternate