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