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What is Health and Human Development?

Diverse fields of study that share one
common goal: enriching the lives of others.

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Mission

The Faculty Senate establishes, manages, and recommends policies related to the function of the university.  The HHD Faculty Senators act as the representatives of the faculty within the college to both the Senate and to the college administration.

Critical Functions

  • Represent faculty interests to the shared governance body of the university.
  • Represent faculty interests to the shared governance body of the college.
  • Disseminate information about policies and issues to the faculty and units within the college.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I find out when the next Faculty Senate meeting is? icon-olus-circle

The schedule of meetings, agendas, and records of previous meetings can be found at the Senate website.

Who is my faculty senate representative? icon-olus-circle

Faculty are elected to the senate from each college/school; we have senators from many, but not all, of the individual departments and units. In addition to the list of senators and emails at the front of this document, the names of all senators from each voting unit can be found on the Senate website.

How can I bring an issue to the Faculty Senate? icon-olus-circle

You can bring an issue to the Faculty Senate by bringing it to the attention of any Senator.  That Senator will bring your concern to the attention of the appropriate officer or standing committee.

Personnel List

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Last Name
Assistant Teaching Professor
Faculty Senate, Governance Chair 2022-23
Summary Statement

Jonna Belanger is a National Paralympic Athletics Classifier, and her research interests have been focused on increasing sport opportunities for youth with disabilities within interscholastic sports.

Department
  • Kinesiology - KINES
Assistant Teaching Professor
Director, Kinesiology Physical Activity Program
Faculty Senate, Senate Council Representative 2022-23
Summary Statement

Michele Duffey is the Program Director for the Kinesiology Physical Activity Program (KPAP)

Department
  • Kinesiology - KINES
Associate Teaching Professor
Faculty Senate, Senator
Department
  • Kinesiology - KINES
Research Professor of Human Genetics in the Biomarker Core Lab
Faculty Senate, Secretary
Summary Statement

Sue Rutherford Siegel is a genetic researcher who examines interactions between the genetic and genomic basis of variation, the environmental interactions and the resulting behavioral and health outcomes of an individual. 

Department
  • Biomarker Core Lab - BCL
Associate Professor
Faculty Senate, Senator
Department
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders - CSD
Professor of Hospitality Management
Associate Director & Professor-in-Charge of Undergraduate Programs, SHM
Director, Food Decisions Research Laboratory
Affiliate Faculty, Teaching and Learning with Technology
Affiliate Faculty, Rock Ethics Institute
President, iAHFME
Faculty Senate, Senator
Department
  • Hospitality Management - HM/SHM
Associate Teaching Professor of Health Policy and Administration,
Director of Undergraduate Professional Development
Faculty Senate, Senator
Department
  • Health Policy and Administration - HPA
Assistant Teaching Professor
Meetings and Event Management Certificate Faculty Coordinator, RPTM
Faculty Senate, Senator
Summary Statement

Infusing her experience in event and program management, marketing and international education into the classroom, Kristin aims to inspire students to push themselves academically.

Department
  • Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management - RPTM