Each year, departments elect representatives for three-year terms in the Faculty Senate. This organization is the body by which faculty are able to make formal recommendations on new policies and procedures, changes in existing policies and/or procedures and all other matters involving faculty.

Executive Committee

Name  Position Department Phone  Mail Stop Email
Diane Wood  Chair Biology (573) 651-2364 6200 dwood@semo.edu
Laura Hatcher Chair-Elect Political Science (573) 651-2694 2920 lhatcher@semo.edu
Kim Louie Membership Chair Communication Studies & Modern Languages (573) 651-2154 2920 klouie@semo.edu 


Name Department Phone Mailstop Email
Ashley Harrington  Faculty Senate, Johnson Faculty Centre  (573) 651-2201 9000 aharrington@semo.edu

Faculty Handbook

The faculty handbook helps to outline the expectations of the senate and the roles of other positions within the university.

Senate Meetings 

All meetings are currently held through Zoom, with the scheduled meeting time of 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

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