The College of Business and the University of Michigan–Dearborn operate under a shared governance system.
Faculty governance is exercised most directly through regular meetings of the entire Governing Faculty. The Governing Faculty, through the College of Business by-laws, have authorized a number of faculty committees to assist the Governing Faculty in their work. These committees consist of elected professorial faculty, as well as non-voting members representing the College administration.
The University of Michigan’s Central Faculty Governance is comprised of:
The Faculty Senate is composed of 19 elected faculty representatives with three-year terms, plus ten ex-officio members including the Chancellor, the Provost, the Student Government president, one emeritus at-large faculty member, two LEO-at-large representatives, and the campus's four representatives to the University-wide Senate Assembly. The Senate serves as the legislative arm of the Faculty Congress, and it is authorized to make recommendations to the Chancellor, Provost, and Board of Regents. Actions of the Senate have the effect of an action of the Faculty Congress unless they are revoked by Congress.
The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA) is the executive arm of the Central Faculty Governance and coordinates and implements the actions of the University Senate and the Senate Assembly.
The University of Michigan Senate Assembly consists of 74 elected faculty members from the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses, each serving a three-year term to represent the interests and concerns of faculty throughout the University of Michigan system.
Membership of the Faculty Senate consists of all members of the professorial staff, the executive officers of the university, the dean of each school or college and others designated by the Board of Regents from time to time.
J. Molloy 8-31-19, M. Killey 8-31-20, M. Valero 8-31-21, Alt: M. Hayes
Graduate Curriculum Committee
C. Kocher, M. Kamen, M. Howard, L. Redding, K. Strandholm, J. He 8-31-19, M. Wimble 8-31-19, K. Kobelsky 8-31-20, K. Cai 8-31-20, H. Lee 8-31-21, Alt: H. Su
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
C. Kocher, S. Wells, L. Redding, K. Strandholm, C. Samfilippo 8-31-19, M. Valero 8-31-20, M. Guo 8-31-21, A. Xie 8-31-21, M. Hayes 8-31-21, Alt: H. Lee, Alt: J. Lee
R. Balakrishnan, C. Kocher, V. Singh 8-31-19, L. Freeman 8-31-19, A. Ahuvia 8-31-20, K. Philipich 8-31-21, J. Molloy 8-31-21, Alt: B Green
Governing Faculty Secretary
H. Su, Alt: M. Killey
Promotion and Tenure
K. Kumar 8-31-19, Y. Ro 8-31-19, K. Kobelsky 8-31-20, A. Xie 8-31-21, Y. Chen 8-31-21, Alt: E. Izberk-Bilgin
Scholarship & Awards Committee
S. Baker 8-31-19, D. Kaufman 8-31-20, M. Hayes 8-31-21, Alt: D. Kao
L. Freeman 8-31-19, K. Kumar 8-31-19, K. Cai 8-31-20, Y. Chen 8-31-20, H. Lee 8-31-21, Alt: M. Valero
J. He 8-31-19, M. Guo 8-31-20, E. Izberk-Bilgin 8-31-21, Alt: J. Liu
University Curriculum and Degree Committees
C. Kocher (UCDC and Graduate Subcommittee), M. Guo (Assessment Subcommittee), J. He (Assessment Subcommittee), L. Freeman (Online Subcommittee) , Barbara Klein (Dearborn Discover Core Subcommittee)
Lecturer Review Committee
S. Baker 8-31-21, C. Chandra 8-31-21, J. Lee 8-31-21, M. Miranda 8-31-20, H. Su 8-31-20
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes
2018 Meeting Schedule
- October 23, 1-3 PM
- November 13, 1-3 PM
- December 4, 1-3 PM
Governing Faculty Meeting Minutes
2018-19 Meeting Schedule
- December 7
- February 8
- April 5