Faculty Senate

Meetings are held from 3:40 to 5:10 PM on posted Wednesdays. See meeting dates below, on the Inside Augsburg calendar, or on the Academic Affairs calendar. These are open meetings and visitors are always welcome.

Faculty Senators, 2023-2024

  • Matthew Beckman, Biology, NSS rep, 2022-24
  • Vanessa Bester, PA Studies, at-large, 2023-25
  • Kristen Chamberlain, Communication Studies, Film, and New Media, HFA rep 2022-24
  • Robert Cowgill, English, HFA rep, 2022-24
  • Sarah Degner Riveros, Languages/Cross-Cultural Studies, at-large, 2023-25
  • Ankita Deka, Social Work, at-large, 2023-25 (on Sabbatical Fall semester)
  • Leon Van Eck, Biology, at-large, 2023-25
  • Keith Gilsdorf, Economics, at-large, 2023-25
  • Marc Isaacson, Business Administration, Prof. Studies rep, 2022-24
  • Terrance Kwame-Ross, Education, at-large, 2023-25
  • Lori Lohman, Business Administration, at-large (replacement for Ankita Deka)
  • Jason Lukasik, Education, Prof. Studies rep, 2022-24
  • Bridget Robinson-Riegler, Psychology, NSS rep, 2022-24 – Faculty Senate President

Meeting Dates, 2023-24

First meeting of 2023-24 Faculty Senate, held after the final faculty meeting on Wednesday April 26, convening in the same room as the final Faculty Meeting at its conclusion.

The Fall Term Faculty Senate meetings will take place on Sept 6, Sept 20, Oct 4, Oct 18, Nov 1, Nov 15, Nov 29, and Dec 13 in Sverdrup 208.

The Spring Term Faculty Senate meetings will take place on Jan 24, Feb 7, Feb 21, Mar 6, Mar 27, Apr 3, and April 17 in Sverdrup 208. Some meetings may be held on Zoom, depending on winter weather conditions.

Joint Meetings with President’s Leadership Team: TBD