Faculty Rights and Responsibilities

An important component of the Senate’s commitment to shared governance involves attention to Faculty rights and responsibilities.  This committee is both pro-active in its initiatives as well as responsive to the specific concerns voiced by its constituency.  Maintaining an awareness of peer institutions and national trends, the committee serves as a conduit for Faculty voices. Recent examples include internet privacy, and the ombudsperson program.  If indeed a thriving, productive Faculty is at the heart of every great university, it is hoped that this committee, as a component of our elected body of representatives, will contribute to the overarching well-being of our community.

Chair: Sylvester Johnson, Associate Professor, African American Studies (Weinberg) 
sylvester.johnson@northwestern.edu

Members:
Marcia Bosits, Associate Professor, Music Performance (Bienen)
Jennifer Cole, Professor, Linguistics (Weinberg)
Rives B. Collins, Associate Professor, Theatre (SoC)
Stephen Dinwiddie, Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (Feinberg)
Laurence Marks, Professor, Materials Science & Engineering (McCormick)
Christina Paschyn, Assistant Professor in Residence, Journalism (NU-Q)
Claudia Swan, Associate Professor, Art History (Weinberg)