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 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.

2013-2014 SCOA Committee Members

Anne Norton (School of Arts and Sciences/Political Science), Chair
Sigal Ben-Porath (Graduate School of Education/Education, Culture, and Society)
Gregory Bisson (Perelman School of Medicine/ Epidemiology & Biostatistics)
Ken Drobatz (School of Vet Medicine)
Jonathan Korostoff (School of Dental Medicine/Periodontics)
Talid Sinno (School of Engineering and Applied Science/MEAM and CBE)
R. Polk Wagner (School of Law)
Ex Officio: Claire Finkelstein (School of Law), Faculty Senate Chair-Elect
Ex Officio: Dwight Jaggard (SEAS/ESE), Faculty Senate Chair

SCOA Annual Reports

Report of the Senate Committee on Faculty and the Administration, 2012-2013

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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Faculty Senate Chair


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