Faculty Senate of the University of Pennsylvania

The Senate Committee Faculty and the Administration (SCOA)

The Senate Committee on Faculty and the Administration consists of at least six members. The Chair and the Chair-elect serve ex officio.

The Senate Committee on Faculty and the Administration oversees and advises the Senate Executive Committee on matters relating to the faculty's interface with the University's administration, including policies and procedures relating to the University's structure, the conditions of faculty employment (such as personnel benefits), and information.

In general the Committee deals with the matters covered by the following sections of the University's Faculty Handbook: I.A.-D., I.G.-H.1., I.K., II.E., III., V., VI.

2015-2016 SCOA Committee Members

Ken Drobatz, Vet School
Irina Marinov, SAS/Earth and Environmental Science
Emma Meagher, PSOM/Medicine
Pamela Sankar, PSOM/Medical Ethics
Talid Sinno, SEAS/CBE & MEAM
Santosh Venkatesh, SEAS/ESE
R. Polk Wagner, Law School, Chair

Ex officio:
Senate Chair, Reed Pyeritz, PSOM/ Medicine and Genetics
Senate Chair-Elect, Laura Perna, GSE/Higher Education

SCOA Annual Reports

Report of the Senate Committee on Faculty and the Administration, 2014-2015

Contact The Faculty Senate

Fisher Hall

Office of the Faculty Senate

Box 9 College Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303

(215) 898-6943

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