Faculty Senate

Mission of the Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate consists of twelve full time faculty members who have been elected by the Faculty of Trocaire College. Our mission is to promote the general welfare of the faculty. We work with administration to resolve faculty concerns related to academic issues. For more information on the role of Faculty Senate click on Faculty Senate Administrative Policy#142

The Senate:

  • Participates in the decision-making process in regards to academic policies and procedures
  • Represents faculty interests and viewpoints at College meetings
  • Identifies and responds to faculty/academic concerns
  • Promotes communication among faculty, administration and staff

Spring 2022 Meeting Schedule

Friday 2/18 at Noon
Monday 3/21 at 10AM
Friday 4/22 at Noon
Monday 5/9 at 10AM

Please join us, meetings are open to Trocaire College Faculty and Staff. Email [email protected] if you’d like a zoom invitation to participate from off campus.

Faculty Senators for the 2021-2022 academic year:

Daniel Nickolai, President

Amy Zielinski, 1st Vice President

Mitch Tucker, 2nd Vice President

Kelly Wallace, Communications Secretary

Amy Breski, Treasure

Joanna Hillman

Solomon Nelson

Rachel McCormick

Monica Wilson

Andrea Vasile

Rob Restaino

Martha Bronstein

 

Contact us with any concerns or to get involved!
To email all 12 Senators directly use [email protected]
To email Senate leadership use [email protected]

The Faculty Senate Constitution

The Faculty Senate Constitution was voted on and approved by its members at the May 2019 Senate meeting. Please click on Constitution Spring2019__Final for full information on the operating policies and procedures of the Senate. The Faculty Senate Constitution is currently being revised (Fall 2021).

 

Fall 2021 Faculty Initiative Grant Recipients

The Faculty Senate would like to congratulate the following faculty members on submitting and receiving grant awards for the fall 2021 semester. Each application was blinded and reviewed by the Faculty Senate Innovative grant committee; awards were granted based on the achievable goals of each project.

No FIGs approved this term.

 

The Faculty Handbook

The Faculty Handbook is intended to help full time and part time faculty as educators at Trocaire College, including all the policies and procedures, and access to forms and other pertinent information. The Faculty Handbook is intended to help full time and part time faculty as educators at Trocaire College, including all the policies and procedures, and access to forms and other pertinent information. Faculty Handbook SPRING 2021 The faculty handbook is currently being revised and moving to a webpage based format.

Any Faculty/Department/Office wishing to submit an update to the Faculty Handbook may do so by completing the following form:

    Please select the type of revision requested.
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    Faculty handbook is currently being transformed into a SharePoint web-based format (Spring 2022).