Dear Colleagues, This email is to invite nominations for the GMU Faculty Senate. There will be *2 *open faculty senate seats for the Volgenau School beginning Fall 2013. The terms will be for 3 years. The school has 4 returning senators whose appointment will end after the Spring term 2015 : Mark Houck Janos Gertler Dimitris Ioannou Anand Vidyashankar Please send me the names of any colleagues you wish to nominate for the faculty senate. You may nominate yourself. The eligibility requirements are listed below. Further information about the senate can be found at: http://www.gmu.edu/facstaff/senate/ The deadline for submitting a nomination is Tuesday, April 16, at noon. Sincerely, Songqing Chen VSE Secretary ------------------------------------------------- Eligibility requirements (from the charter of the faculty senate): Elected Senators shall be members of the constituent Faculties they represent. A faculty member is eligible to serve on the Faculty Senate if the faculty member holds 1. A full-time tenured or probationary appointment in the rank of Instructor or above with at least one year's full-time service at George Mason University; or 2. A restricted-term full-time instructional appointment in the rank of Instructor or above with at least one academic year of continuous full-time service at George Mason University; or 3. A part-time instructional appointment in the rank of Adjunct Instructor or above, with at least one academic year of continuous service, and if the faculty member has completed as least two (2.0) Full Time Equivalents in appointments at George Mason University.