Faculty Senate Annual Report. Carol M. Wiggs, PhD, RN-CNM, AHN-BC Faculty Senate Chair, 2012-2013. September 09, 2013. Our Senators. Faculty Senate Leadership 2012-2013. Carol M. Wiggs, RN, PhD Chair School of Nursing
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Faculty Senate Annual Report
Carol M. Wiggs, PhD, RN-CNM, AHN-BC
Faculty Senate Chair, 2012-2013
September 09, 2013
Carol M. Wiggs, RN, PhD
School of Nursing
Associate Professor, SON Baccalaureate Program; RN-BSN Track Administrator
Lisa Cain, PhD
School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Director, Medical School Enrichment Program
Sharon A. Croisant, PhD
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Associate Professor, Preventive Medicine and Community Health
Support from the Provost Office /
Office of the Vice President of Education
Secretarial / Financial
Mary Schlobohm / Julie Parrish
- Opportunity to meet with:
- Legislative Session – Dr. Ben Raimer, Senior Vice President, health Policy and Legislative Affairs
- Business Operations and Facilities Update – Mr. Mike Shriner, AIA, MBA, Vice President, Business Operations and Facilities
- Diversity and Inclusion – Adeola Oduwole, M.Sc., Director, Diversity and Inclusion
- Dr. Jacobs, EVP and Provost and Dean, School of Medicine
- ASG Outplacement – Cameron Slocum, MBA, VP and COO Academic Enterprise
- Legislative Update – Ryan Micks, Director of Communication, Health Policy and Legislative Affairs
Recognition of Outgoing Senators
Faculty Senate 2012-2013 Committee Reports
Quality Committee – Chair, Patricia Crane, SON
Governance – Chair, Jere McBride, GSBS
IHOP – Chair, Bill Ameredes, GSBS
Academic & Administrative Affairs – Co-Chair, Tony Wen, SOM
Faculty Quality Committee
Patricia Crane, SON, Chair
Dana Wild, SHP, Co-Chair
John Badalamenti, SOM
Paul Boor, SOM
Werner Braun, SOM
Bruce Leonard, SON
Andres Oberhauser, GSBS
The Faculty Quality Committee will deliberate on issues of faculty status, rights and responsibilities, and when necessary, investigate instances of curtailment of faculty prerogatives, infringement of faculty rights, interference in the discharge of faculty responsibilities and/or attenuation of faculty status and welfare in schools at UTMB and will recommend measures to the Executive Committee of the Senate for the protection of faculty at UTMB.
Major Activities 2012-2013
It is currently with the Council of Deans.
In compliance with UT Regent’s Rule 31003.
Abandonment of degree granting programs and positions for academic reasons, and
Abandonment of degree granting programs and positions for reasons of financial exigency.
Faculty Quality Committee, solicited, reviewed and selected applications in conjunction with the Academy of Master Teachers.
Nine of the 24 applications received were forwarded to UT Regents.
Faculty lounge location possibilities
The committee has received no news on potential space possibilities other than in the new hospital being constructed and will continue to pursue the return of the Faculty Lounge.
Jere W. McBride, GSBS, Chair
Steven Fisher, SHP, Co-Chair
Rachel Ellis, SON
Anne Jones, GSBS
Bruce Luxon, GSBS
James Graham, SHP
Richard Rupp, SOM
The Committee shall deliberate on issues of governance and, from time to time, will assess the scope of Faculty responsibility over governance in UTMB and each of the Schools. When necessary, the committee shall recommend to the Executive Committee of the Senate that appropriate Faculty-elected governance organizations be charged with assuming primary responsibility over designated areas that currently appear outside their jurisdiction.
Progress and Status
The function of the committee is to:
This Committee was added to the Standing Committee list in September 2008.
Academic and Administrative Affairs Committee
Faculty Senate Chair2013-2014
Lisa D. Cain, PhD
Faculty member at UTMB since 1992
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Associate Member, Institute for the Medical Humanities
Director, Medical School Enrichment Programs
The UTMB Senate, faculty, and executive leadership will “work together to work
It is always a joy and an honor to serve UTMB and its Faculty
Faculty Senate Chair -Elect2013-2014
James Graham, PhD, DC
Associate ProfessorDivision of Rehabilitation SciencesSchool of Health Professions
Associate Member of Graduate FacultyDepartment of Preventive Medicine & Community HealthGraduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Fellow, Sealy Center of Aging
Been at UTMB since 2006 (post-doc 2006-2008)
Dr. David CallenderPresident, UTMB