University Senate

2013/2014  General Faculty Officers

2013/2014 General Faculty Officers

(L to R):  NOAH ZERBE, MARY VIRNOCHE, AND SONDRA SCHWETMAN

 

Noah Zerbe, President (2014) Politics 3911 nrz3
Mary Virnoche, Vice-President (Ex-Officio) (2014) Sociology 4569 mv23
Sondra Schwetman, Secretary/Treasurer (2014) Art 5819 ss95
 

Admin Support Coordinator: Georgia Jackson, Gist Hall 101, 707.826.3657 email: gej38

 
Purpose
"The purpose of the General Faculty [organization] is to assure that the collective knowledge, experience, and judgment possessed by the members shall be as fully utilized as possible in providing students with educational opportunities, in developing university policies and procedures, and in fostering a spirit of unity and cooperation among its members" (Constitution of the General Faculty of HSU, Section 1.2).
Membership
Membership in the General Faculty consists of:

1) full-time members of the university faculty who hold academic rank of assistant professor or above in an instructional unit
2) full-time librarians
3) full-time coaches
4) full-time counselors
5) lecturers, librarians, coaches, and counselors, holding at least a 1-year appointment with a time base averaging at least .40 of full time
6) FERP faculty
7) professors emeriti.

Relationship to the University Senate
The General Faculty exercises its responsibilities to formulate, review, and recommend academic policies for the university to the President and other appropriate agents through its elected delegates to the University Senate.
General Faculty Dues
The source of funds for the General Faculty treasury is a voluntary annual dues payment of:
  • $20.00 for full-time faculty
  • $10.00 for Emeritus and FERP faculty in residence
  • $5.00 for Lecturers.

The General Faculty reserve fund covers expenses associated with faculty social events and recognition of collegial events (retirements, illnesses, bereavement, etc.).

The General Faculty treasury needs to be replenished every year and the General Faculty officers encourage faculty to pay their 2013/2014 dues as soon as possible.

2013/2014 Dues Form

Please send your dues payment to Sondra Schwetman, Art (General Faculty Secretary/Treasurer). Make checks payable to: HSU General Faculty.

HSU Faculty Handbook
Faculty Handbook - The HSU Faculty Handbook contains general information, policies and procedures for the campus. The Handbook is maintained by the Office of Academic Affairs and periodically updated by the appropriate offices on campus.  The University Senate Office is responsible for Sections 400, 800, 900 and Appendices A, B, E, F, J, P, and U.  The Office shares responsibility for Section 500 and Appendices K, M, and W.  If you have questions or corrections to any of the sections, please let the Office know.
 

General Faculty Communications and Reports

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