Faculty Affairs Committee

Faculty Affairs Committee

Chair: Peter B. Sunderland (pbs@umd.edu)
Coordinator: Michele Reed (mereed@umd.edu)
Materials (for committee members only)

The Faculty Affairs Committee reviews policies pertaining to faculty members campus life for necessary amendments, in addition to creating new protections for faculty. The committee strives to ensure that policies related to, but not limited to, employment, academic freedom, morale, and perquisites are kept in high standards and within the principles of shared governance.

The committee consists of an appointed presiding officer; ten faculty members, of whom four must be Senators, one must be an Assistant Professor, and one must be a professional track faculty member; one undergraduate student and two graduate students; one staff member; and the following persons or a representative of each: the President, the Senior Vice President and Provost, and the Director of Human Resources. One elected Council of University System Faculty representative from the University shall serve as a voting ex officio member, and the Faculty Ombuds Officer shall serve as a non-voting ex officio member.

^ Meetings & Agendas

Fall Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Monday, September 12, 2022 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Zoom Agenda
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Zoom TBD
Monday, November 14, 2022 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Zoom TBD
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Zoom TBD
Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda

*Please contact the committee coordinator if you would like the link to attend the meeting.

Committee Work
Doc No
NameCurrent StatusUnder Review By
19-20-39Revisions to the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) Plan of OrganizationUnder ReviewFaculty Affairs Committee
19-20-24Revisions to the School of Public Policy (PLCY) Plan of OrganizationUnder ReviewFaculty Affairs Committee
13-14-37Revisions to the School of Public Health (SPHL) Plan of OrganizationUnder ReviewFaculty Affairs Committee

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

Bertot, JohnEx-Officio - Provost's RepSVPAAPjbertot@umd.edu2023
Brewer, HollyEx-Officio - CUSF RepARHUhbrewer@umd.edu2023
Chuang, Pei-YingGraduate StudentINELpchuang@umaryland.edu2023
Eastman, MicheleEx-Officio - President's RepPRESmeastman@umd.edu2023
Holland, CecilyStaffVPRcgreene3@umd.edu2024
Kjellerup, BirtheFacultyENGRbvk@umd.edu2024
Lambert-Jones, RytheeEx-Officio - Director of Human Resources RepVPAelamber1@umd.edu2023
Mark, GideonFaculty SenatorBMGTgmark@umd.edu2023
Mullinax, JenniferFacultyAGNRwildlife@umd.edu2024
Mussenden, SeanFaculty SenatorJOURsmussend@umd.edu2024
O'Brien, KarenEx-Officio - Ombuds OfficerBSOSkmobrien@umd.edu2023
O'Hara, JessicaFacultySVPAAPjohara@umd.edu2023
O'Neal, ColleenFacultyEDUConealc01@umd.edu2023
Owen, TerryFacultyLIBRtowen@umd.edu2023
Perkey, AutumnGraduate StudentBSOSperkey@umd.edu2023
Ristvey, AndrewFaculty SenatorAGNRaristvey@umd.edu2024
Sunderland, PeterChairENGRpbs@umd.edu2023
Wallace, JenniferFaculty SenatorBSOSjwallace@umd.edu2023
Zaidi, SyedUndergraduate StudentCMNSszaidi@umd.edu2023