Faculty Assembly

2019-2020 Meeting Schedule

Faculty Assembly Meetings

All Faculty Assembly meetings will take place in Room 313, COE, Boca Raton Campus, with teleconferences in LA-150 on the Davie Campus and EC-202C the Jupiter Campus, except for the April 10, 2020 meeting, which will be held virtually.

The FA meeting dates (all 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., teleconferenced to all three campuses):

  • Friday, Sept. 20th
  • Friday, Nov. 1st
  • Friday, Jan. 24th
  • Friday, April 10th (an email with a link and invitation will be sent to all faculty)

Faculty Assembly Steering Committee Representatives

Faculty Assembly Steering Committee Dates

(all 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., except where noted; not teleconferenced, but reps may join in by phone conference):

All FASC meetings will take place in the Dean’s Conference Room, Boca Raton Campus

  • Friday, Sept. 6th (9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and FA Executive Committee meeting with the Dean from 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.)
  • Friday, Oct. 25th
  • Friday, Jan. 10th
  • Friday, April 3rd

Faculty Assembly Executive Committee (FAEC)

  • Meredith Mountford, President
  • Michael Frain, Vice President
  • Carol A. Tessel, Secretary
  • Katie Miller, Archivist

The Faculty Assembly Executive Committee will meet with Dean Stephen Silverman directly following the FASC meetings, 12 p.m. -1 p.m., except where noted.


The higher education Faculty of the College of Education is a community of scholars dedicated to the concept that policy making within a college be decentralized to the faculty level. The intent is that policy in the College of Education shall be made in a collegial fashion by the Dean and the Faculty Assembly working cooperatively.

The Assembly is committed to the following governing principles:

  1. Academic freedom. [1]
  2. Open democratic communication and participation.
  3. Sustaining and creating opportunities for faculty voice in all aspects of the College of Education governance.
  4. Commitment to a professional ethic that supports multiple/ alternative perspectives.

All full-time members of the higher education faculty of the College who hold tenure or all members who have tenure-earning positions, are voting members except those on leave of absence, sabbatical, or medical leave. This includes chairs, associate deans and deans who hold tenured or tenure-earning positions.

Faculty Assembly Steering Committee Motion Matrix Form