Faculty Senate

Wide view of Senate table

2015 - 2016 Members

  • Chairperson: Christopher Pynes, Philosophy & Religious Studies
  • Vice Chair:  Jill Myers, Law Enforcement & Justice Administration
  • Secretary: Jeff Brown, Music
  • Parliamentarian, Janna Deitz, Political Science
  • Office Manager/Recording Secretary, Annette Hamm, 401 Stipes Hall

Bennett, Steven  

Title: Associate Professor

Unit: Geology

Office Location: 109 Tillman Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1256

Email: SW-Bennett1@wiu.edu


Boynton, Virginia

Title: Professor

Unit:  History

Office Location: 448 Morgan Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1285

Email: VR-Boynton@wiu.edu


Brown, Jeffrey

Title:  Associate Professor

Unit:  Music

Office Location: 217 Browne Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1544

Email: J-Brown2@wiu.edu


Burke, Amy

Title: Instructor

Unit: Communication Sciences & Disorders

Office Location: 238 Memorial Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-3525

Email: AR-Burke@wiu.edu


Cabedo-Timmons, Guada

Title: Associate Professor

Unit: Foreign Languages & Literatures

Office Location: 332F Morgan Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1615

Email: GM-Cabedo@wiu.edu


DeVolder, Dennis

Title: Professor

Unit: Computer Sciences

Office Location: 447D Stipes Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1452

Email: D-DeVolder@wiu.edu


Dodson, Kimberly

Title: Associate Professor

Unit: Law Enforcement & Justice Admin

Office Location: 443J Stipes Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-2213

Email: KD-Dodson@wiu.edu


Halverson, Dean

Title: Professor

Unit: Educational Studies

Office Location: Quad Cities Complex 2119

Office Phone: (309) 762-9481

Email: DL-Halverson@wiu.edu


Hironimus-Wendt, Robert

Title: Professor

Unit: Sociology & Anthropology

Office Location: 421 Morgan Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1457

Email: RJ-Hironimus-Wendt@wiu.edu  


Holt, Scott

Title: Professor

Unit: Biological Sciences

Office Location: 372 Waggoner Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1484

Email: SM-Holt@wiu.edu


Kapale, Kishor

Title: Associate Professor

Unit: Physics

Office Location: 300 Currens Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1450

Email: KT-Kapale@wiu.edu





Keist, Carmen

Title: Assistant Professor

Unit: Dietetics, Fashion Merchandising, & Hospitality

Office Location: 211 Knoblauch Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-2052

Email: CN-Keist@wiu.edu


Lino, Nicholas

Title: Assistant Professor

Unit: Nursing

Office Location: 125E Currens Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-2844

Email: N-Lino@wiu.edu


Locke, Brian

Title: Associate Professor

Unit: Music

Office Location: 122 Browne Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1969

Email: B-Locke@wiu.edu


Myers, Jill

Title: Professor

Unit: Law Enforcement & Justice Administration

Office Location: 403 Stipes Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-2649

Email: JJ-Myers@wiu.edu


Pawelko, Katharine

Title: Professor 

Unit: Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration 

Office Location: 400 Currens Hall 

Office Phone: (309) 298-1967 

Email: KA-Pawelko@wiu.edu


Pynes, Christopher

Title: Professor

Unit: Philosophy & Religious Studies

Office Location: 486 Morgan Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1467

Email: CA-Pynes@wiu.edu


Roberts, Tim

Title: Associate Professor

Unit: History

Office Location: 438 Morgan Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1053

Email: TM-Roberts@wiu.edu


Sadler, Thomas

Title: Associate Professor

Department: Economics & Decision Sciences

Office Location: 430M Stipes Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1734

Email: TR-Sadler@wiu.edu


Siever, Bill

Title: Assistant Professor

Department: Computer Sciences

Office Location: 447 Stipes Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1452

Email: WM-Siever@wiu.edu


Silberer, Amanda

Title: Assistant Professor

Department: Communication Sciences & Disorders

Office Location: 234 Memorial Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1955

Email: AB-Silberer@wiu.edu


Solomonson, Terry

Title: Associate Professor

Department: Music

Office Location: Browne Hall A

Office Phone: (309) 298-1544

Email: GT-Solomonson@wiu.edu 


Westerhold, Tara

Title: Associate Professor

Department: Economics & Decision Sciences

Office Location: 430F Stipes Hall

Office Phone: (309) 298-1313

Email: TN-Westerhold@wiu.edu