Dear Colleagues, The Faculty Senate has informed us that due to the growth of our faculty, the allocation of faculty senators for our School has increased by one (1), from six to seven. Therefore, we need to elect one (1) additional Faculty Senator. This email is to invite nominations for the GMU Faculty Senate. The terms will be for 3 years, starting from this Fall. 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 COB on this Friday, April 28th. 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. The minimal service qualifications may be waived for emerging collegiate units so that the full Faculty Senate membership quota may be met. Faculty members studying for a degree at the University are ineligible to serve on the Faculty Senate.