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The length of one term of service on the Academic Senate is 3 years. One cannot serve more than two terms (6 years) consecutively.

*AY2018 University Council (UC) Faculty Members from the Academic Senate

President David Munson Ex officio, Non-voting
Ellen Granberg Provost and Senior VP for Academic Affairs
Cathy Clarke Staff Council, Chair
Lindsay Vallone Staff Council Vice Chair, SC Alternate
Bobby Moakley Student Government President
Corinne Mendieta Student Government Vice President,  SG Alternate


Vice President

Kit Mayberry  VP for Strategic Planning & Special Initiatives (2016-2019, 1st Term)


Associate Provost & Wallace Library Director [Ex Officio, Non-Voting]

Marcia Trauernicht  Director of the RIT Libraries
TBC   Associate Provost


Chief Diversity Officer [Ex Officio, Non-Voting]

Keith Jenkins VP and Associate Provost for Diversity & Inclusion


Deans - Appointed by the Provost

Anne Haake (GCCIS) 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Dan Ornt (CHST) 2016-2019 (1st Term)
Alt: Another Dean when available    


C.E.T (College of Engineering Technology) [Formerly named C.A.S.T]

Rick Lagiewski 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Larry Villasmil 2016-2019 (2nd Term) 
George Zion* 2018-2021 (2nd Term)
Alt: Josh Goldowitz 2018-2021 (1st Term)
Alt: Clark Hochgraf 2016-2019 (1st Term)
Alt: Linda Underhill 2018-2021 (1st Term)


C.H.S.T (College of Health Sciences & Technology)

Dick Doolittle* 2018-2020 (Completing K. Waterstram-Rich's term)
Alt: Heidi Miller 2018-2020 (Completing H. Ghazle's term)


C.A.D (College of Art & Design) [Formerly named C.I.A.S]

Nancy Bernardo 2016-2019 (1st Term)
Glen Hintz* 2016-2019 (2nd Term)
Heidi Nickisher, Chair*  2018-2021 (2nd Term)
Mitch Goldstein  2017-2020 (1st Term)
Alt: Patti Russotti 2017-2019 (1st Term) [Completing M. Davenport’s term]
Alt: Dave Sluberski 2016-2019 (1st Term)


College of Liberal Arts (CLA)

Suzanne Bamonto 2018-2021 (1st Term)
Brian Barry 2016-2019 (2nd Term)
Tim Engström 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Michael Ruhling, Communications Officer* 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Elena Rakhimova-Sommers 2016-2019 (1st Term)  
Alt: Kijana Crawford 2016-2019 (1st Term)
Alt: Bridget Gleeson 2016-2019 (1st Term)
Alt: Christopher Schreck 2016-2019 (1st Term)


College of Science

Christopher Collison* (UC – Spring) 2017-2020 (2nd Term) 
Patricia Diute 2018-2021 (1st Term)
Joshua Faber 2018-2021 (1st Term)
Andre Hudson* (UC – Fall) 2016-2019 (1st Term)
Carl Lutzer 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Carol Marchetti 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Alt: Anurag Agarwal 2016-2019 (1st Term)



Daryl Johnson, Operations Officer 2016-2019 (1st Term)
Jeffrey Lasky 2016-2019  (1st Term) (Will be replaced AY2019)
To be confirmed   Spring 2019
Owen Gottlieb, Treasurer 2018-2021 (1st Term)
Phil White 2017-2020  (1st Term)
Alt: Sam Malachowsky 2018-2021 (1st Term) (Will be at alt. mtgs for J. Lasky Spring 2019)
Alt: Linwei Wang* 2018-2021 (1st Term) (Will be at alt. meetings for J. Lasky Spring 2019)



Jules Chiavaroli* 2016 – 2019  (2nd Term)  
Alt: Gabrielle Gaustad* (UC Alt.) 2016 – 2019  (2nd Term)


Kate Gleason College of Engineering

Marcos Esterman 2017-2020  (1st Term)
Mark Kempski 2016-2019  (1st Term) 
Marcin Lukowiak* 2018-2021 (2nd Term)
Jayanti Venkataraman, Vice Chair 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Alt.: Brian Landi 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Alt.: Eli Saber 2018-2021 (1st Term)



Jessica Cuculick* 2018-2021 (2nd Term)
Austin Gehret 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Pam Kincheloe 2018-2021 (1st Term)
Dino Laury 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Alt: Kim Kurz 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Alt: Charlotte Thoms (Will be a sub for J. Cuculick AY2018( 2017-2020 (2nd Term)


Saunders College of Business

John Ettlie
2018-2021 (1st Term) (Yet served 2 years prior to complete S. Khazanchi’s  term)
Clyde Hull* 2017-2019 (1st Term) (Completing S. Gold's first term)
Alt.: William Stevenson 2017-2020 (1st Term)