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Faculty Senate Meeting on Wednesday, September 28


The next Faculty Senate meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 28 at 3:30 p.m. in the Faculty Club, located in the Whitten University Center on the Coral Gables campus. All UM faculty members are invited to attend the meeting, which will feature a special performance by Frost School of Music student Miclen Laipang, who will be accompanied by Dean Shelly Berg on the keyboard. Laipang was the violinist who performed at President Frenk’s inauguration last January.

For more information about the Senate, its representatives, and meeting information, visit the Faculty Senate website.

 

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Faculty Senate Calls for Awards Nominations


The Faculty Senate is encouraging University faculty to send in their nominations for any or all of the Senate’s annual awards, which each year includes the James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award, the Outstanding Teaching Award, and the Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award.

Nomination materials for each of the awards,which recognize the exceptional efforts of noteworthy members of the University community, are due to the Faculty Senate office by Wednesday, October 12.

Find nomination criteria and more detailed information about each award by clicking on the award titles below.

The James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award recognizes service above and beyond the call of duty by a member of the University community.

The Outstanding Teaching Award recognizes outstanding teaching by a faculty member with a substantial record of teaching at the University.

The Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award recognizes either a single outstanding scholarly achievement or a lifetime of distinguished accomplishment in any area of research or creative activity.

Awardees, who are selected by a highly competitive, peer-review process, will be presented with their awards at the 2017 Faculty Senate Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 3, 2017, in the Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center, starting at 5 p.m.

 

 

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President Frenk to Host Faculty Senate Meeting on Medical Campus September 7


President Julio Frenk will host a Faculty Senate meeting on Wednesday, September 7 at 3:30 p.m. in the Lois Pope LIFE Center, seventh-floor auditorium, Miller School of Medicine campus. All UM faculty members are invited to attend the meeting and to take advantage of this special opportunity to ask questions and to voice their concerns directly to President Frenk.

Unlike Faculty Senate business meetings, meetings hosted by the president have no set agenda and provide UM faculty members a chance to meet with the president in a smaller setting.

For more information about the Senate, its representatives, and meeting information, visit the Faculty Senate website.

 

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President Frenk to Discuss Roadmap Initiatives at Faculty Senate Meeting on August 24


President Julio Frenk will present an update and get feedback on his Roadmap Initiatives at the first Faculty Senate meeting of the new academic year on Wednesday, August 24 at 3:30 p.m. in the Faculty Club on the Coral Gables campus.

All UM faculty members are invited to attend the meeting and to take advantage of this special opportunity to learn more about and to comment on President Frenk’s Roadmap Initiatives.

For more information about the Senate, its representatives, and meeting information, visit the website.

 

 

 

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Faculty Senate Elects Officers for 2016-2017 Academic Year


Faculty Senate Officers

From left are Tomas Salerno, Linda L. Neider, and JoNel Newman.

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (May 5, 2016) — Tomás Salerno, the DeWitt C. Daughtry Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery and professor of surgery at the Miller School of Medicine, was re-elected chair of the Faculty Senate for a third one-year term at the  Faculty Senate’s April 27 election meeting.

Also re-elected to a third one-year term as first vice chair was Linda L. Neider, professor in the School of Business Administration.

A Senate member since 2011, JoNel Newman, professor of clinical legal education in the School of Law, was elected to her first one-year term as second-vice chair.

Salerno, who joined the Miller School in 1999, has served in the Senate since 2008. Neider initially began serving in the Senate shortly after joining the UM faculty in 1979.

All of the newly elected Senate officers will begin serving their one-year terms on June 1.

 

 

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