Faculty Senate

University Personnel Committee

Meetings: The committee does much of its work in the fall. Sabbatical applications are reviewed in mid-October, and negative retention files are reviewed in November and December. Additional retention files, as well as promotion and tenure files,are reviewed in March.

 Time: Arranged

 Place: Arranged

 Contact: Russ Morgan, Associate Provost

Duties: Membership is limited to tenured full professors, chosen by an election process administered by the Faculty Senate. The University Personnel Committee considers applicants who have been turned down for retention, promotion, or tenure by their Departmental or College Personnel Committees, chairs/directors, and/or deans.

Members 2019-2020

  • Matt Bean, Music (FA&C)
  • Tom Blackford, Mathematics and Philosophy (A&S)
  • Sean Cordes, Malpass Library (University Libraries/Counseling Center/Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs)
  • Rick Kurasz, Music (FA&C)
  • Robert Hironimus-Wendt, Sociology and Anthropology (A&S)
  • Dave Hunter, Engineering Technology (B&T)
  • Barry McCrary, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (E&HS)
  • Bonny Mhlanga, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (E&HS)
  • Rajeev Sawhney, Management and Marketing (B&T)