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Governance Committee

Section 4. The Governance Committee is concerned with University committees, University governance, and faculty representation. It has specific concerns with, but is not limited to, the following areas:

  • Structure, membership, and responsibilities of University Standing and Advisory Committees
  • Structure of the Division of Academic Affairs
  • Oversight of the election of Faculty Senators (See ARTICLE TWO, Sections 1, 2, and 3)
  • Oversight of any special elections required by the Senate
  • Nomination of faculty members for all University Standing and Advisory committees that have faculty representation
  • Oversight of the Faculty Regent election according to procedure established by the Senate and state law
  • Oversight of the election of senators to the Executive Council (To be conducted by the remaining members of the previous year's Governance Committee. See ARTICLE FOUR, Section 6.) If less than three members from the previous Governance Committee are available, then additional senators will be appointed by the Senate President as needed to conduct the election of the Executive Council.

- Section 4 of the MSU Faculty Senate Constitution - 2010


Current Members

  • Chair: Julia Finch (CAHS)
  • Heba Elgazzar (COBT)
  • Amber Hughes (COE)
  • Lloyd Jaisingh (COS)
  • Nilesh Joshi (COBT)
  • Jeannie Justice (COE)
  • Wesley White (COS)
  • Ron Morrison (CAHS)
  • Doug Chatham (COS)
  • Nathania Bush (COS)