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 -- two from each college and one to represent University Libraries, Counseling Center and Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs -- 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 2021-2022

  • Tom Blackford, Mathematics and Philosophy (A&S)
  • Robert Hironimus-Wendt, Sociology and Anthropology (A&S)
  • Jeff Hancks, Malpass Library (University Libraries/Counseling Center/Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs)
  • Keith Holz, Art and Design (FA&C)
  • Brian Locke, Music (FA&C)
  • Dave Hunter, Engineering and Technology (B&T)
  • VACANT (B&T)
  • Gloria Delany-Barmann, Education (E&HS)
  • Bonny Mhlanga, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration (E&HS)