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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.

*AY2017 University Council (UC) Faculty Members from the Academic Senate

President David Munson Ex officio, Non-voting
Jeremy Haefner Provost and Senior VP for Academic Affairs
Kathleen Schreier Rudgers Staff Council, Chair
Jake Griffin Staff Council Vice Chair, SC Alternate
Farid Barquet Student Government President
Bobby Moakley 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 Interim 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    



Rick Lagiewski* (UC Alt.) 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Larry Villasmil Urdaneta 2016-2019 (2nd Term) 
George Zion* 2015-2018 (1st Term)
Alt: Clark Hochgraf 2016-2019 (1st Term)


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

Kristen Waterstram-Rich* 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Alt: Hamad Ghazle* (UC Alt.)  2017-2020 (1st Term)



Nancy Bernardo* (On UC Fall only) 2016-2019 (1st Term)
Glen Hintz* (On UC Spring only) 2016-2019 (2nd Term)
Heidi Nickisher  2015-2018 (1st Term)
Mitch Goldstein  2017-2020 (1st Term)
Alt: Patti Russotti 2017-2019 (1st Term) [Completing M. Davenports’s term]
Alt: Dave Sluberski 2016-2019 (1st Term)


College of Liberal Arts (CLA)

Brian Barry 2016-2019 (2nd Term)
Tim Engström 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Michael Ruhling, Communications Officer* 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Elena Rakhimova-Sommers, Treasurer 2016-2019 (1st Term)  
Hiroko Yamashita 2015-2018 (2nd 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, Chair* 2017-2020 (2nd Term) 
Irene Evans* (On UC Spring only) 2015-2018 (1st Term)
Andre Hudson* (On UC Fall only) 2016-2019 (1st Term)
Carl Lutzer 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Carol Marchetti 2017-2020 (1st Term)
David Ross 2015-2018 (1st Term)
Alt: Anurag Agarwal 2016-2019 (1st Term)



Daryl Johnson, Operations Officer 2016-2019 (1st Term)
Jeffrey Lasky* (On UC Fall only) 2016-2019  (1st Term)
Linwei Wang* (On UC Spring only) 2017-2018  (Replacing M. Yacci who was completing W.McKinzie’s term)
Phil White 2017-2020  (1st Term)
Alt: Owen Gottlieb 2016-2019 (1st Term)
Alt: If there is a 2nd alt. this has yet to be confirmed    



Jules Chiavaroli, Vice Chair* 2016 – 2019  (2nd Term)  
Alt: Gabrielle Gaustad* (UC Alternate) 2016 – 2019  (2nd Term)


Kate Gleason College of Engineering

Marcos Esterman 2017-2020  (1st Term)
Mark Kempski 2017-2019  (1st Term) 
Marcin Lukowiak* 2015-2018 (1st Term)
Jayanti Venkataraman 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Alt.: Matt Marshall AY2017 
Alt.: Brian Landi 2017-2019



Jessica Cuculick 2015-2018 (1st Term)
Austin Gehret 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Dino Laury 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Brian Trager* 2015-2018 (2nd Term)
Alt: Kim Kurz 2017-2020 (1st Term)
Alt: Keith Mousley 2015-2018 (1st Term)
Alt: Charlotte Thoms 2017-2020 (2nd Term)


Saunders College of Business

John Ettlie
Spring 2016-Spring 2018 (Completing S. Khazanchi’s  term)
Clyde Hull 2017-2019 (1st Term) (Completing S. Gold's first term)
Alt: Laura Dwyer*  AY2017 - 2018
Alt.: Bill Stevenson* Spring 2018