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May 1, 2014

Senate president re-elected

spring 2014

Michael Spring

Members of the University Senate and Faculty Assembly were elected last week.

Michael B. Spring, a faculty member in the Department of Information Science and Telecommunications, was re-elected for a second term as Senate president.

Irene Frieze, a faculty member in the Department of Psychology, was re-elected as vice president, while Susan Skledar, a faculty member in the Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics who ran unopposed, was voted secretary. Frieze is serving her second stint as Senate vice president; she previously held the position from 2003 to 2005.

The officers’ one-year terms begin July 1.

Newly elected members serve the first year of their three-year terms on the Assembly. After that, they work on both the faculty-only Assembly and on Senate Council.

The following members were voted to Faculty Assembly:

Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Humanities: Adriana Helbig; William Scott

Natural Sciences: Alexandros Labrinidis

Social sciences: Frayda Cohen; John Stoner

Professional schools

Business: Kimberly Gleason

Education: Cynthia Tananis

Law: Susanna Leers

Information sciences: Roger Flynn

Schools of the Health Sciences

Dental medicine: Adriana Modesto Vieira

Health and rehabilitation sciences: David Beck

Health Sciences Library System: Julia Jankovic

Public health: Joseph Costantino

Pharmacy: Amy Donihi

Nursing: Robert Kaufman

Medicine: Darrell Triulzi; A. Murat Kaynar; Mark Schmidhofer

There were no openings this year for new Assembly members from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, the University Library System, the School of Social Work and the Swanson School of Engineering.

Elections for the Senate’s standing committees end at 11:59 p.m. on May 6.

—Alex Oltmanns