Leadership positions for the Faculty Council for the upcoming year were passed unanimously at the May 2 meeting.
There were seven positions up for election, with Tom Swensen, professor and chair in the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences, returning as chair.
These faculty members are returning to their positions:
Jason Freitag, associate professor in the Department of History — vice chair
Stanley Seltzer, associate professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics — secretary
John Rosenthal, professor in the Department of Mathematics — Faculty Council representative for the Institutional Effectiveness and Budgeting Committee
Chris McNamara, clinical assistant professor and clinic director in the Department of Physical Therapy — officer-at-large
Duncan Duke Garcia, assistant professor in the Department of Business Administration — Faculty Council representative for the Academic Policies Committee
These faculty have been appointed and are new to the council:
Diane Birr, professor in the Department of Performance Studies — officer-at-large
Jennifer Kay, associate professor in the Department of Performance Studies — Faculty Council representative for the Faculty Council Handbook Amendment Committee
The next meeting will take place Sept. 5.