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Faculty Senate

(Last updated: 6/10/14)  

Excellence in Teaching, University Committee on

Contact: Chancellor's Office or Asst. V.C. for Academic and Student Affairs Paul Barnes ( pbarnes@unomaha.edu )

EIT Web Page: http://www.unomaha.edu/aandsaffairs/inside/ceita.php

POSITION

MEMBERS

FACULTY TERMS: 3 YRS
08/01 - 07/31

Faculty (6):
A&S
Jody Neathery-Castro (recipient of award) 08/01/12 - 07/31/15 (R4043b)
BA
Catherine Co 08/01/12 - 07/31/15 (R4043b)
ED
Shari DeVeney 08/01/13 - 7/31/16 (R4095-b)
(Spring 2012 R4026)
CFAM
Sherrie Wilson 08/01/14 - 07/31/17 (R4149-b)
IS&T
Matt Germonprez 08/01/14 - 07/31/17 (R4149-b)
CPACS Pamela Smith (recipient of award) 08/01/13 - 07/31/16 (R4095-b)
New Faculty Holding PhD
(first year, if possible)
Jessica Hagaman 08/01/14 - 07/31/15 (R4149-b) (one year)
Faculty (2 for Balance): 2 Faculty to Remedy Any Imbalances of College Representation Membership Balanced -
Not Required At This Time
 
  Membership Balanced -
Not Required At This Time
 
Student (1):1 Jr Student
(selected for the following year) with outstanding academic credentials
TBA 08/01 - 07/31 (Chancellor's Appointment)

Governance:

Purpose: Be responsible for the selection of the recipients of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Excellence in Teaching Award. Committee shall make its recommendations to the chancellor.

Membership: Six members appointed by the chancellor, and shall include two recipients of the UNO Excellence in Teaching Award (or the Great Teacher Award), one new (first year, if possible) UNO faculty member holding the Ph.D. degree, two faculty to remedy any imbalances of college representation on the committee, and one junior student (to be selected for the following year) with outstanding academic credentials.

Recipients: List can be found at this web address


Resolutions

RESOLUTION 4149, 5/14/14: University Committees (a-j)

BE IT RESOLVED , that the following be appointed to University Committees as designated:

b.  University Committee on Excellence in Teaching

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty members be recommended for service as three-year appointments, from 08/01/14, through 07/31/17, on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching. (Of the committee, two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be “first year faculty member holding a Ph.D.”) These members will serve staggered terms, and their replacements will be appointed to serve terms that would balance term endings, except for the first year faculty member, who serves one year (08/01/14-07/31/15):

Sherrie Wilson , CFAM, (to replace Anna Cruz)
Matt Germonprez , IS&T, (to replace Ann Fruhling)

AND

Jessica Hagaman , new faculty holding Ph.D. (to replace Tanushree Ghosh) (term: 08/01/14-07/31/15).


RESOLUTION 4095, 5/8/13: University Committees Resolution (a-j)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following be appointed to University Committees as designated:

b. University Committee on Excellence in Teaching

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty members be recommended for service as three-year appointments, from 08/01/13, through 07/31/16, on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching. (Of the committee, two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be “first year faculty member holding a Ph.D.”) These members will serve staggered terms, and their replacements will be appointed to serve terms that would balance term endings, except for the first year faculty member, who serves one year (08/01/13-07/31/14):

  • Shari DeVeney, ED, (to replace Amy Teten)
  • Pamela Smith, CPACS, (to replace Bill Wakefield)

AND

  • Tanushree Ghosh, new faculty holding Ph.D. (to replace Julie Pelton) (term: 08/01/13-07/31/14).

RESOLUTION 4078, 3/13/13: Replacement on Excellence in Teaching Award Committee

BE IT RESOLVED , that Ana Cruz has agreed to replace Cynthia Robinson, who resigned last year and whose term runs through 7/31/14, as the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media representative, on the Excellence in Teaching Award Committee .


RESOLUTION 4043, 5/9/2012 : University Committees (a-i):

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following be appointed to University Committees as designated:

b. University Committee on Excellence in Teaching

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty members be recommended for service as three-year appointments, from 08/01/12, through 07/31/15, on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching. (Of the committee, two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be “first year faculty member holding a Ph.D.”) These members will serve staggered terms, and their replacements will be appointed to serve terms that would balance term endings, except for the first year faculty member, who serves one year (08/01/12-07/31/13):

  • Jody Neathery-Castro, A&S, (to replace Rosemary Strasser)
  • Catherine Co, BA, (to replace Jonna Holland)

AND

  • Julie Pelton, new faculty holding Ph.D. (to replace Ana Cruz) (term: 08/01/12-07/31/13).

RESOLUTION 4026, 2/8/12 : Replacement for Excellence in Teaching Award Committee

BE IT RESOLVED , that Saundra Shillingstad has agreed to replace Amy Teten, for Spring 2012, as the College of Education representative, on the Excellence in Teaching Award Committee .


RESOLUTION 3099, 5/11/11: University Committees Resolution (a-j)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following be appointed to University Committees as designated:

b.      University Committee on Excellence in Teaching

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty members be recommended for service as three-year appointments, from 08/01/11, through 07/31/14, on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching. (Of the committee, two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be "first year faculty member holding a Ph.D.") These members will serve staggered terms, and their replacements will be appointed to serve terms that would balance term endings, except for the first year faculty member, who serves one year (08/01/10-07/31/11):

Cynthia Robinson, CFAM, (to replace Paige Toller);
Ann Fruhling, IS&T, (to replace Raj Dasgupta) ;

AND

Ana Cruz, new faculty holding Ph.D. (to replace Robert Todd) (term: 08/01/10-07/31/11).


RESOLUTION 3036, 5/12/10 : University-Wide Committees

b. University committee on Excellence in Teaching  

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty members be recommended for service as three-year appointments, from 08/01/10, through 07/31/13, on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching. (Of the committee, two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be “first year faculty member holding a Ph.D.”) These members will serve staggered terms, and their replacements will be appointed to serve terms that would balance term endings, except for the first year faculty member, who serves one year (08/01/10-07/31/11):

  • Amy Teten, ED, (to replace Don Greer)
  • Bill Wakefield, PACS, (to replace Pamela Smith)

AND

  • Robert Todd, new faculty holding Ph.D. (to replace Adam Tyma) (term: 08/01/10-07/31/11).

Resolution 2978, 5/13/09: University-wide Committees

b.      Excellence in Teaching Award, University Committee on

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty members be recommended for service as three-year appointment, from 08/01/09 through 07/31/12, on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching. (Of the committee, two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be "first year faculty member holding a Ph.D.") These members will serve staggered terms, and their replacements will be appointed to serve terms that would balance term endings, except for the first year faculty member, who serves one year (08/01/09-07/31/10).

  • Rosemary Strasser, A&S (to replace Carolyn Gascoigne)
  • Jonna Holland, BA (to replace Lynn Harland)

AND

 

  • Adam Tyma, new faculty holding Ph.D. (to replace Elizabeth Leader Janssen) (term: 8/1/09-7/31/10=one year)

AND

 

  • Paige Toller, CFAM (to finish Teresa Dody's term: 8/1/08-7/31/11).

 


Resolution 2919, 5/14/2008: University Committees

b. Excellence in Teaching Award, University Committee on

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty member be recommended for service as three-year appointment, from 08/01/2008 through 07/31/2011, on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching. (Two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be ''first year faculty member holding a Ph.D."). These members will serve staggered terms, and their replacements will be appointed to serve terms that would balance term endings, except for the first year faculty member, who serves one year (08/01/2008 - 07/31/2009).
  • Teresa Dody, CFAM, (to replace Marshall Prisbell)
  • Raj Dasgupta, IS&T, (to replace Leah Pietron)

AND,

  • Elizabeth Leader Janssen, new faculty holding PhD, (to replace Rosemary Strasser) (term: one year).

Resolution 2867, 5/09/2007: University Committees
b. Excellence in Teaching, University Committee on

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty member be recommended for service as three-year appointment, from 08/01/2007 through 07/31/2010, on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching. (Two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be ''first year faculty member holding a Ph.D.") (* Except for the A&S member who will serve two years to balance term endings.) These members will serve staggered terms, and their replacements will be appointed to serve terms that would balance term endings, except for the first year faculty member, who serves one year (08/01/2007 - 07/31/2008).

    • Carolyn Gascoigne, A&S, (recipient of the award - 2005) to replace Karen Dwyer) (*term: 08/01/07-07/31/09)
    • Don Greer, ED, (to replace Phyllis Adcock) (term: 08/01/07-07/31/10)
    • Pamela Smith, CPACS, (recipient of the award - 1994) (to replace Theresa Barron-McKeagney) (term: 08/01/07-07/31/10

AND,

    • Rosemary Strasser, new faculty holding PhD, (to replace John Erickson) (term: one year).

Resolution 2829, 5/10/06: University-wide Committees

b. Excellence in Teaching Award, University Committee on

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty member be recommended for service as three-year appointment, from 08/01/2006 through 07/31/2009, on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching. (Two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be ''first year faculty member holding a Ph.D.") These members will serve staggered terms, and their replacements will be appointed to serve terms that would balance term endings, except for the first year faculty member, who serves one year (08/01/2006 - 07/31/2007).
Lynn Harland, CBA (to replace Ziaul Huq)

AND,

John Erickson, new faculty holding PhD.

Resolution 2797, 9/14/05 (University Committees):

c. University Committee on Excellence in Teaching:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty be recommended for service as three-year appointments, from 08/01/2005 through 07/31/2008, on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching. (Two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be ''first year faculty member holding a Ph.D.") These members will serve staggered terms, and their replacements will be appointed to serve terms that would balance term endings, except for the first year faculty member, who serves one year.

Marshall Prisbell, CFAM (to replace Richard Duggin)
Leah Pietron, IS&T (reappoint)

AND,

Tracy Bridgeford, new faculty holding PhD (reappoint).


Resolution 2734, 05/05/04: University-wide Committees

C. University Committee on Excellence in Teaching

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty be recommended for service as three-year appointments, from 08/01/2004 through 07/31/2007, on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching. (Two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be ''first year faculty member holding a Ph.D.") These members will serve staggered terms, and their replacements will be appointed to serve terms that would balance term endings, except for the first year faculty member, who serves one year.

     Theresa Barron-McKeagney, PACS, (to replace Cassia Spohn) (recipient)
      Karen Dwyer, (reappointed)
      Phyllis Adcock, ED, (to replace Jerene Fluckiger).

AND, the following faculty be recommended for service as a one-year appointment from 08/01/04 through 07/31/05, to the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching, to correct an imbalance in term endings:

     Richard Duggin, FA, (to replace David Helm)

AND,

      Tracy Bridgeford, - new faculty holding PhD (to replace Carson Holloway).


Resolution 2721, 02/11/04: Regarding University Committee on Excellence in Teaching

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty be recommended for service on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching. (Two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be ''first year faculty member holding a Ph.D.") These members will serve staggered terms, and their replacements will be appointed to serve terms that would balance term endings, except for the first year faculty member, who serves one year.

Cassia Spohn (PACS) - (committee chair) (recipient of award) term continues until 7/31/04
Karen Dwyer (A&S) - term ends 7/31/04
Ziaul Huq (BA) - term ends 7/31/06
Jerene Fluckinger (ED) - term ends 7/31/04
Leah Pietron (IT&S) - (recipient of award) term ends 7/31/05
David Helm (FA) - term ends 7/31/04
Carson Holloway (A&S) - new faculty holding PhD - term ends 7/31/04

Resolution 2595, 09/12/01: Committee on Rules

BE IT RESOLVED, that Cassia Spohn be recommended for serviceon the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching to serve a three-year term from August 1, 2001, through July 31, 2004, replacing Philip Secret (PACS, 08/01/98 to 07/31/01) who was appointed by the chancellor prior to the Faculty Senate taking over the appointment of all faculty members.

Resolution 2527 12/13/00: Committee on Rules

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following faculty be recommended for service on the University Committee on Excellence in Teaching to serve three-year terms from November 8, 2000, through July 31, 2003. Two members should be recipients of the award and one member should be untenured, if possible. This is also the first time the new position of ‘first year faculty member holding a Ph.D.' is added as charged by the chancellor's Task Force on University Committees (Committee on Committees). Continuing committee members are Andrew Smallwood (A&S, 08/01/97 to 07/31/00) and Philip Secret (PACS, 08/01/98 to 07/31/01) both of whom were appointed by the chancellor prior to this responsibility being turned over to the faculty senate.

Karen Kangas Dwyer, Arts & Sciences
Judith Wantanabe, Business Administration
Jarene Fluckiger, Education
David Helm, Fine Arts
Leah Pietron, IS&T
Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, First Year Faculty Member Holding a Ph.D.