Faculty Council

The UMSON Faculty Council is the mechanism by which the Faculty Assembly is engaged in:

  • Shared governance
  • Policy making
  • Exchange of information
  • Staff and student concerns

The Faculty Council consists of nine elected and eight ex-officio members:

  • The elected members are the chair, chair-elect, secretary, representatives from the associate/assistant deans and each department and the UMSON UMB Faculty Senate representative. 
  • The ex-officio members include the dean, immediate past chair of Faculty Council, and the chairs of the standing committees.

Faculty Council Committee Affiliations:

  • There are six Standing Committees of the Faculty Council. All members are elected from the Faculty Assembly. The Standing Committees include four Curriculum Committees, Student Affairs, and Appointments, Progressions, and Tenure.
  • Faculty are members of the Admissions and Academic Standing Committees and the three Judicial Boards. Faculty are elected from the Faculty Assembly for positions on the Academic Standing Committee and Judicial Boards.
  • The Faculty Council participates in shared governance through their role on the Governance, Academic and Student Affairs, and Technology Councils.
Meeting Times

Faculty Council:
3rd Monday, 10 - 11:50 a.m.
All faculty members are welcome to attend.

Baccalaureate/CNL Curriculum Committee:
1st Monday 1- 2:50 p.m.

MSN Curriculum Committee:
2nd Monday, 10 - 11:50 a.m.

DNP Curriculum Committee:
2nd Monday, 1 - 2:50 p.m.

PhD Curriculum Committee:
1st Monday, 1 - 2:50 p.m.


Appointments, Promotion and Tenure (APT) Committee:
2nd and 4th Mondays, 10 - 11:50 a.m.

Student Affairs Committee:
4th Monday, 1:30 - 3:20 p.m.

Judicial Boards:

Faculty Senate:
3rd Wednesday, noon - 12:50 p.m.


Appointments, Promotion and Tenure (APT) Committee

Judicial Board Members

Chair Larry Fillian, MEd
BSN Judicial Board Joan Davenport, PhD, RN 
Linda Cook, PhD, RN, CCNS, ACNP 
Pam L. Shumate, DNP, RN, CCRN, CNE, CHSE 
Hannah Buc, MSN, RN, CNE 
Anjana Solaiman, DNP, NNP-BC, IBCLC 
Doris Titus-Glover, PhD, RN 
Mary Pat Ulicny, MS, MHA, RN, CNE, CHSE
MSN Judicial Board Marik Moen, PhD, MPH, RN  
Sandra Lucci, PhD, RN, CNE, CMSRN
Robyn Gilden, PhD, RN 
Patricia Christensen, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Barb Van de Castle, DNP, ACNS, OCN, RN-BC 
Patricia Zimberg, JD, MS, RN 
DNP Judicial Board Jacqueline C. Mitchell, MS, CRNA 
Oluchi Ayichi, DNP, RN, CRNP  
Elaine Y. Bundy, DNP, CRNP, FNP-C 
Richard Conley Jr., DNP, CRNA
Ann F. Felauer, DNP, RN, CPNP-AC/PC 
Paul Thurman, PhD, RN, ACNPC, CCNS, CCRN
Brenda Windemuth, DNP, CRNP 
Jennifer Fitzgerald, DNP, NNP-BC