Faculty Assembly


The Administration and the Faculty agree that the Faculty plays an essential role in the development of policies and practices by which the University fulfills its academic mission. The goal of faculty governance and of the college's Bylaws is to maintain the respect and the communication between Faculty and Administration that make it possible for the University to function.


College Faculty Assembly

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Faculty Assembly Officers & Steering Committee 2019-2020

Mauricio Almonte, Chair,  Senior Instructor, Department of Languages, Linguistics and Comparative Literature

Meredith Ellis, Vice - Chair, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology

Shane Eason,  Secretary, Assistant Professor, School of Communication and Multimedia Studies

Lotus Seeley, Steering Committee, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology

College Senate Representatives 2018-2021

For AY 2019-21 term:

  1. Mauricio Almonte, LLCL  
  2. William Trapani, SCMS  
  3. David Williams, SCMS
  4. Michael Harris, ANTH  
  5. Ann Branaman, SOC 
  6. Miriam Sanua Dalin, HIST
  7. Chris Robé,  SCMS 

For AY 2020-22 term:

  1. Barbara Ganson, HIST
  2. Yolanda Gamboa, LLCL
  3. Tiffany Frost, ENG 


Permanent, via UFS Graduate Programs Committee: 

  1. Eric Berlatsky (Permanent, via GPC) 

Collective Bargaining Agreement and College Bylaws

Collective Bargaining

Below you will find the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and all signed agreements. Hard copies of the CBA are available upon request from the Provost's Office. The current agreement is from 2018 to 2021.



Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters Bylaws

Bylaws adopted 2004, amended July 2016, revision adopted May 2019, Amended May 2020

Policies, Regulations, Procedures & Forms




Faculty Assembly 2021-2022 Meeting Schedule

Date Time Location
Monday, April 26, 2021 11:30am-1:00pm WEBEX
Monday, September 13, 2021 11:30am-1:00pm TBD
Monday, October 11, 2021 11:30am-1:00pm TBD
Monday, November 8, 2021 11:30am-1:00pm TBD
Monday, December 6, 2021 11:30am-1:00pm TBD
Monday, January 31, 2022 11:30am-1:00pm TBD
Monday, February 28, 2022 11:30am-1:00pm  TBD
Monday, March 28, 2022 11:30am-1:00pm TBD
Monday, April 25, 2022 11:30am-1:00pm TBD


* Refreshments to be served on the Boca Raton campus.

** Video Conferencing on the Davie and Jupiter campuses.

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Faculty Assembly Steering Committee 2020-2021 Meeting Schedule

• Nov. 23 2020 @ 1:30 via WebEx
• Jan. 11 2021 @ 1:30 via WebEx
• Feb. 15 2021 @ 1:30 via WebEx
• Mar. 15 2021 @ 1:30 via WebEx
• Apr. 12 2021 @ 1:30 via WebEx