Faculty Senate of the University of Pennsylvania

The Senate Committee on Faculty and the Academic Mission (SCOF)

The Senate Committee on Faculty and the Academic Mission consists of at least six members. The Faculty Senate Chair and Chair-Elect serve ex officio.

The Senate Committee on Faculty the Academic Mission oversees and advises the Senate Executive Committee on matters relating to the University's policies and procedures concerning the academic mission, including the structure of the academic staff, the tenure system, faculty appointments and promotions, faculty research, and faculty governance.

In general, the Committee deals with the matters covered by the following sections of the University's Faculty Handbook: I.E.-F., I.H.2., II.A.-D.

2015-2016 SCOF Committee Members

Lea Ann Matura, Nursing
Justin McDaniel, SAS/Religious Studies
Mindy Schuster, PSOM/Infectious Diseases, Chair
Amy Sepinwall, Wharton
Tom Sollecito, Dental
Lyle Ungar, SEAS/CIS

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

SCOF Annual Reports

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

Contact The Faculty Senate

Fisher Hall

Office of the Faculty Senate

Box 9 College Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6303

(215) 898-6943

Faculty Senate Tri-Chairs

Faculty Senate Chair

Faculty Senate Chair-Elect

Faculty Senate Past Chair