Faculty Senate

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Senate Membership 2022-2023 

College of Arts and Sciences:

Bridget Buxton, History (2024)
Megan Echevarria, Spanish (2025)
Barbara Costello, Sociology & Anthropology (2024)
Lynne Derbyshire, Communication Studies (2023)
Nancy Eaton, Mathematics (2023)
Nina Eichacker, Economics (2024)
Emmett Goods, Music and Africana Studies (2024)

Keith Brown, Film/Media (2025)
Mary Healey Jamiel, Film Media/Communication Studies (2025)
Barbara Kaskosz, Mathematics (2023)
William Krieger, Philosophy (2023)
Heather Johnson, Writing/Rhetoric (2025)
David Howard, Theater (2025)
Chrispher Parker, Political Science (2023)
Smita Ramnarain, Economics (2023)
Damon Rarick, Languages (2023)
Silvana Ngo, Chemistry (2025)
Douglas Reed, Philosophy (2025)
Christine Zozula, Sociology & Anthropology (2023)

Hilda Llorens, Sociology & Anthropology (2025)

Joelle Rollo-Koster, History (2025)

College of Business:

Ying Chen, Management (2024)
Saheli Goswami, Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design (2025)
Cynthia Blanthorne, Accounting (2025)
Mehdi Hossain, Marketing (2025)

Nancy Forster-Holt, Innovation/Entrepreneurship (2025)
Linda Welters, Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design (2023)

College of Environment and Life Sciences:

William Gordon, Landscape Architecture (2025)
Lenore Martin, Cell and Molecular Biology (2024)
Brian Maynard, Plant Sciences and Entomology (2024)
Graham Forrester, Natural Resource Science (2025)
Evan Preisser, Biological Sciences (2023)
Michael Rice, Fisheries, Animal & Vet. Science (2023)
Emi Uchida, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (2024)
Ying Zhang, Cell and Molecular Biology (2023)

David Bidwell, Marine Affairs (2025)

Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies:

Jay Fogleman, Education (2024)
Furong Xu, Education (2023)

College of Health Sciences:

Dana Kovarsky, Communicative Disorders (2025)
Penny Steen, Kinesiology (2025)
Ellen McGough, Physical Therapy (2024)
Nilton Porto, Human/Family Development (2024)
Natalie Sabik, Health Studies (2024)
Ted Walls, Psychology (2024)

Ingrid Lofgren, Nutrition and Food Science (2025)

College of Engineering:

Wayne Lee, Civil & Environmental Engineering  (2023)
Valerie Maier-Speredelozzi, Mechanical, Industrial & System Engineering (2023)
Bahram Nassersharif, Mechanical, Industrial & System Engineering (2024)
Leon Thiem, Civil & Environmental Engineering (2024)
Lora Van Uffelen, Ocean Engineering (2023)
Vacancy (2025)

Graduate School of Oceanography:

Chris Kincaid, Grad. School of Oceanography (2023)
Lewis Rothstein, Grad. School of Oceanography (2025)
Mingxi Zhou, Grad. School of Oceanography (2024)

University Library:

Amanda Izenstark, Public Services (2024)

Julia Lovett, Digital Initiatives (2025)

College of Nursing:

Denise Coppa, Nursing (2025)
Diane Martins, Nursing (2024)

Mary Leveillee, Nursing (2025)

College of Pharmacy:

Kristina Ward, Pharmacy Practice (2025)

Rita Marcoux, Pharmacy Practice (2025)
Abraham Kovoor, Biomedical & Pharm. Sciences (2025)
Xuerong (Sheron) Wen, Pharmacy Practice (2024)

Ami Vyas, Pharmacy Practice (2025)

EX OFFICIO MEMBERS OF THE FACULTY SENATE

Marc Parlange, University of Rhode Island President
Barbara Wolfe, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Laura Beauvais, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ellen Reynolds, Vice President for Student Affairs
Abigail Rider, Vice President for Administration and Finance
Peter J. Snyder, Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Kristin Johnson, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives
Anne Veeger, Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Initiatives
Matthew Bodah, Vice Provost for Academic Personnel and Budget
Dean Libutti, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
Karlis Kaugars, Chief Information Officer
Cynthia Bonn, Dean of Admissions
Peter Larsen, Dean of University Libraries
Paula Bontempi, Dean of the Graduate School of Oceanography
Brenton DeBoef, Dean of the Graduate School
Shaw K. Chen, Dean of the College of Business Administration
John D. Kirby, Dean of the College of the Environment and Life Science
E. Paul Larrat, Dean of the College of Pharmacy
Deborah Riebe, Dean of the College of Health Studies
Anthony Marchese, Dean of the College of Engineering
Christopher Hunter, Dean of University College and Special Academic Programs
Jeannette Riley, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Danielle Dennis, Interim Dean of the Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies
Betty Rambur, Dean of the College of Nursing
Daniel Graney, Dean of Students
Audrey Cardany, Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, Faculty Senate President
Emeritus
Grace Kiernan, President of the Student Senate
Patricia Crawford, President of the Graduate Student Association

 

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