Executive Committee: Senior Governing Body of the Senate

The Executive Committee members periodically meet with central administration, staff committees, approve substitute members and substitute chairs (in cases of illness or faculty leaves of absence), and function as a rapid-reaction Senate. Membership consists of Senate President, Vice President, Past President and all chairs of standing committees

Chair: Laurie Zoloth, President, lzoloth@northwestern.edu

Martin P. Block, Secure Faculty Survey Committee Chair
Bobby Calder, Budget & Planning Committee Chair
Heather L. Colburn, Non-Tenure Eligible Committee Chair
Robert Gordon, Salary & Benefits Committee Chair
André Luiz de Gouvêa, Research Affairs Committee Chair
Robert Hariman, Vice President
Joshua Hauser, Social Responsibility Committee Chair
Lois Deming Hedman, Faculty Handbook Committee Chair
Edward F. X. Hughes, Past President (2015–16)
Ravi Jagannathan, Governance Committee Chair
Sylvester Johnson, Faculty Rights & Responsibilities Committee Chair
Baron Reed, Educational Affairs Committee Chair
Mark Segraves, Committee on Cause Chair
Karen E. Springen, Student Affairs Committee Chair

Senate Executive Committee Schedule 2016-2017:

  • September 27, 2016
  • October 20, 2016
  • November 14, 2016
  • January 3, 2017
  • January 19, 2017
  • February 13, 2017
  • March 28, 2017
  • April 24, 2017
  • May 22, 2017