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:
The deadline for submitting a nomination is COB on this Friday,
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.