Skip to content Skip to main navigation Report an accessibility issue

Faculty Affairs Committee 2022 – 2023

 

FACULTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE:  This Committee concerns itself with the adoption and amendment of faculty governance policies and rules, including the development and refinement of criteria and procedures for faculty appointment, promotion, retention, evaluation, the granting of tenure, retirement, and discharge for cause. This Committee is responsible for reviewing proposed revisions and recommending changes to the Faculty Handbook and its appendices in accordance with the amendments procedures set forth in the Faculty Handbook. The activities of this Committee shall be conducted at all times in a manner consistent with the Trustees’ Policies Governing Academic Freedom, Responsibility, and Tenure, as the same may be amended from time to time, and shall be guided by faculty governance best practices in higher education, especially those identified and promoted by the Ammerican Association of University Professors.

 

Faculty Affairs Committee

2022 – 2023

   

Title

Email

Department

1. Judson Laughter, Chair Associate Professor jlaught3@utk.edu Theory and Practice of Teacher Education
 
2. Thomas Berg Adjunct Assistant Professor tberg1@utk.edu Industrial and Systems Engineering
3. Stephen Collins-Elliott Associate Professor scolli46@utk.edu Classics
4. Mary McAlpin Professor mmcalpin@utk.edu Modern/Foreign Languages
5. Bonnie Ownley Professor bownley@utk.edu Entomology & Plant Pathology
6. Matthew Pittman Assistant Professor mpittm11@utk.edu Advertising and Public Relations
7. Kai Sun Associate Professor kaisun@utk.edu Electrical Engineering
8. Carlos Trejo-Pech Assistant Professor ctrejope@utk.edu Agriculture and Resource Economics
9. Jessica Westerhold Distinguished Lecturer jwester3@utk.edu Classics
10. Zhili Zhang Professor zzhang24@utk.edu Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering