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Learn about the CU Denver Faculty Assembly​​


The Faculty Assembly (FA) is the official voice of the CU Denver Faculty in shared governance on our campus, at our University and at the CU-system level. The Faculty Assembly and its committees are elected/appointed by their schools and colleges on campus to represent the interests of the faculty and to work with administration of the campus.

CU Denver faculty also have other opportunities to serve on committees that impact shared topics that affect the Auraria Campus or associations that reach out to non-tenure track faculty that are in each of the schools and colleges on the CU Denver campus. These are the Faculty Campus Committees.


Membership List​​​

 Members

Name

                        School or College                       

Executive Committee

Michael Zinser (Chair, Faculty Assembly)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Tod Duncan (Chair, Faculty Assembly)​ College of Liberal Arts and Sciences​

Peter Anthamatten (Secretary, Faculty Assembly)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Vivian Shyu (CFAC Rep)
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Eric Baker (Chair, APC)

Auraria Library

Diana White (Chair, BPC)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Colleen Donnelly (Chair, DisC)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Jared Hanson (Chair, EPPC)

School of Education and Human Development

Thomas Beck (Chair, EDC)

Auraria Library

Brad Hinson (Chair, LETTS)

School of Education and Human Development

Dale Stahl (Chair, LGBTQ+)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Christina Gillanders (Chair, CSW)

School of Education and Human Development

General Assembly

Linda Fried​

Business School            

Bruce Nuemann

Business School            

Larry Cunningham

Business School            

Kelly See
Business School

Jeffrey Schrader

College of Arts and Media

David Bondelevitch

College of Arts and Media

Jeffrey Schrader

College of Arts and Media

Jeremy Nameth

College of Architecture and Planning

Vacant

College of Architecture and Planning

Sondra Bland

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Christy Briles

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Candan Duran-Aydintug

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Larry Erbert

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Andrew Friedson

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Kathy Kelsey

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Greg Ragland

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Esther Sullivan

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Diana Tomback

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Xiojun Ren
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Ilkyeun Ra

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Arunprakash Karunanithi

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Fernando Mancilla-David​

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Timberley Roane (FACAB)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Geoff Johnson

Auraria Library

Kevin Seeber

Auraria Library

Vacant
​Retired Faculty

Geeta Verma

School of Education and Human Development

Elizabeth Steed

School of Education and Human Development

Dennis Debay

School of Education and Human Development

Christina Gillanders          

School of Education and Human Development

Mary Dodge

School of Public Affairs

Lonnie Schaible
School of Public Affairs​

Maryam Darbeheshti

UCDALI

Vacant

UCDALI

Daniel Casillas
SGA President

Fabian Lagun

SGA Vice-President

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Faculty Assembly Committees​​​​

 Academic Personnel Committee

The Academic Personnel Committee (APC) shall serve as the primary consultative body to Faculty Assembly and CU Denver administration on personnel policy development and on the administration of policies governing personnel practices.​​​​

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 Budget Priorities Committee

The Budget Priorities Committee (BPC) represents the faculty in advising and consulting with the Chancellor and designees on budget matters. The committee is the primary advising and consultative body to Faculty Assembly on campus-level budgetary matters and serves as a campus-level resource for faculty.  The BPC collaborates with the administration in the development of recommendations to the Chancellor for submission to the Board of Regents or its designee(s). ​

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 Committee on the Status of Women​​

The Committee on the Status of Women​​ (CSW) reviews policies and practices, evaluates and recommends policies affecting women faculty and students on the CU Denver Campus.​​​​

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 Disabilities Committee​

The Disabilities Committee​ (DisC)Disability is important to the diversity of this campus and necessary to consider when creating inclusive environments for both students and faculty. Seeing disability as diversity means understanding the political, historical, social, and environmental aspects of disability identity and disability on campus.​​​​

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 Educational Policy and Planning Committee

The Educational Policy and Planning Committee (EPPC) reviews and makes recommendations on general policy, CU Denver's strategic plan, and any other long-range plans or formulations that set forth the broad educational and curricular objectives and policies at CU Denver.​​​​

5

 Ethnic Diversity Committee

The Ethnic Diversity Committee (EDC) reviews policies and practices, evaluates, and recommends policies affecting minority faculty and students.​​​​

6

 LGBTQ+ Committee

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer + Committee (LGBTQ+) reviews policies and practices, evaluates and recommends policies affecting the needs of GLBTI faculty and students.​​​

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 The Learning, Educational Technology, Teaching, and Scholarship Committee (LETTS)

The Learning, Educational Technology, Teaching, and Scholarship Committee (LETTS) advises CU Denver administrators and committees on matters related to the advancement of student learning, educational technology as it promotes learning, quality teaching and instructional methods, and scholarship related to teaching, research​, service, and outreach.​​​​

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Faculty Campus Committees​​​

 Faculty Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board

The Faculty Advisory Committee to the Auraria Board (FACAB) represents the faculty of the Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver, and CU Denver that advises the Board about policies and issues affecting the faculty.​​​​​

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 University of Colorado Denver Association of Lecturers and Instructors

​The University of Colorado Denver Association of Lecturers and Instructors (UCDALI) is a campus organization for all Non-Tenure-Track Faculty on the CU Denver campus. The mission of UCDALI is to help you find teaching resources and information, connect you with other NTTF colleagues, and give you a voice on campus policies and shared governance.​​​​

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 University Curriculum Committee

In order to maximize the integrity of the University's budget processes, the Faculty Assembly and the Provost instituted the ​University Curriculum Committee (UCC)​ ​in March 2018. The Committee has begun to review all new courses and programs, retroactive to July 1, 2017.​​​​​

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Faculty Assembly Office Location

1380 Lawrence Street Center, 3rd Floor
Campus Box: B137
P.O.Box 173364
Denver, CO 80204 

Email

CU Denver Faculty Assembly Chair

Michael Zinser, PhD
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Phone: 303.315.7048 

Email

CU Anschutz Faculty Assembly Chair

Jacqueline Jones, PhD, BN, RN, FRCNA, FAAN
College of Nursing 
Phone: 303.724.2929​

Email

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