Faculty Council is a committee of five elected faculty members whose purpose is to represent the best interests of the faculty in all aspects of the college. According to the Faculty Code, the Council “shall take an overall institutional view for planning, communicating with the Board of Trustees, and for reviewing and integrating the policy decisions of faculty committees and administrative offices.” The Code also asserts that Faculty Council “shall confer with administrative officers on all matters pertaining to budget, financial aid, governance, general welfare of the college and general faculty personnel issues.” Lastly and largely, Faculty Council “shall serve as a forum for faculty ideas and concerns.”
The current members of Faculty Council are:
- Steve Waksman, Chair (2024)
- Darcy Buerkle (2024)
- Nathan Derr (2025)
- Tina Wildhagen (2024)
- Will Raven (2025)
Faculty Council meets on Wednesdays from noon-2 p.m. at rotating locations. We welcome questions or comments via email. Meeting agendas and minutes can be found in Moodle.
Faculty Committees Elections
Faculty committee elections are based on the Hare method of voting.
FAQ on the Hare Method of Voting