Faculty Assembly

2020-2021 Meeting Schedule

Faculty Assembly Meetings

All Faculty Assembly meetings will take place virtually. Meeting details to be announced.

The FA meeting dates (all 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.):

  • Friday, Sept. 11th
  • Friday, Oct. 23rd
  • Friday, Jan. 22nd
  • Friday, April 23rd

Faculty Assembly Steering Committee Representatives

Faculty Assembly Steering Committee Dates

(all 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., via virtual platform. Meeting details will be sent to committee members.):

  • Friday, Aug. 28th
  • Friday, Oct. 9th
  • Friday, Jan. 8th
  • Friday, March 26th

Faculty Assembly Executive Committee (FAEC)

  • Michael Frain, President
  • Katie Miller, Secretary
  • Lisa Finnegan, Archivist

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


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