Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Committees

Faculty Elections, Spring 2016: Call for Nominations


Faculty members of the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences are elected to committees this spring to begin service in 2016-2017. The first step in the process is this call for nominations. All members of the MCAS faculty (University Statutes, Ch. II) are eligible to nominate for, and, except as indicated below, to serve on committees. By all means nominate yourself if you like. If you nominate another faculty member, please secure that person's consent.

Nominations should be sent to Kit Baum (MCAS Elections Committee co-chair) by email (baum@bc.edu). Please send them as soon as you can. The deadline for nominations for names to appear on the ballot is Friday, 29 April 2016.  

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences Promotions Committee

This committee has six faculty members, two from each division: Humanities, Social Sciences and History, Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science, with no more than one member from any one department of the college. Nominees must be tenured professors or associate professors. At least four of the six faculty members, and at least one from each division, must hold the rank of Professor.  Voting is across the college, with the entire eligible faculty voting for candidates from all divisions. Only tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible to vote for the Promotions Committee. Terms are for two years with one member from each division to be elected each year.

To serve until June 2016 (terms expiring): Prof. Maxim Shrayer (Slavic and Eastern Languages & Literatures), Prof. Pat Maney (History), Prof. Ben Howard (Mathematics)

To serve until June 2017: Prof. Eileen Sweeney (Philosophy), Prof. Chris Kelly (Political Science), Prof. Ken Williams (Biology)

Candidates to serve until June 2018:

Humanities (one to be elected; Philosophy not eligible)

Social Sciences and History (one to be elected; Political Science not eligible)

Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science (one to be elected; Biology not eligible)



Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences Educational Policy Committee

This committee has nine faculty members, three from each division: Humanities, Social Sciences and History, Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science--elected by the faculty of that division. All full-time faculty, including Professors of the Practice, may serve. The term of office is three years. No department may have more than one member on the committee.

To serve until June 2016 (terms expiring): Amy Boesky (English), Gerald Easter (Political Science), Rudolph Hon (Earth and Environmental Sciences), Kathy Dunn (Biology)

To serve until June 2017: Mary Troxell (Philosophy), Eve Spangler (Sociology), John Baldwin (Mathematics)

To serve until June 2018: Celeste Wells (Communication), Thomas Dodman (History)

Candidates to serve until June 2019:

Humanities (one to be elected; Philosophy and Communication not eligible)

Social Sciences and History (one to be elected; Sociology and History not eligible)

Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science (two to be elected; Mathematics not eligible)


 

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Educational Policy Committee

This committee includes six faculty members from the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences, two from each division: Humanities, Social Sciences and History, Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science--elected by the faculty of that division. The term of office is three years. All tenured or tenure-track faculty may serve. No department may have more than one member on the committee.

To serve until June 2016 (term expiring): Mark Reeder (Mathematics)

To serve until June 2017: Jean Luc Solere (Philosophy), Julie Holland Mortimer (Economics)

To serve until June 2018: James Weiss (Theology), Nasser Behnegar (Political Science), Charles Hoffman (Biology)

Candidates to serve until June 2019:

Humanities (no open seats)

Social Sciences and History (no open seats)

Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science (one to be elected; Biology not eligible)


 

The A&S Elections Committee: Profs. Baglivo, Baum, Fishman, Kafka, Petersen, Rogers

Last updated: 2016-04-28 cfb