Faculty Governance Elections

We congratulate the following faculty on their election to positions on CLAS governance bodies during the spring 2018 election.  Thank you to all faculty who participated in the election as voters or as candidates.

CLAS Executive Committee

  • Steve McGuire (Art and Art History)
  • Sara Mitchell (Political Science)
  • Carol Severino (Rhetoric)

CLAS Faculty Assembly

  • Lori Adams (Biology)
  • Alicia Ambler (English as a Second Language)
  • Anthony Arnone (Music)
  • Will Jennings (Rhetoric)
  • Bruce Nottingham-Spencer (German)
  • Maggy Tomova (Mathematics)

CLAS Graduate Educational Policy Committee

  • Dare Clubb (Theatre Arts)
  • Steve Duck (Rhetoric)
  • Laura Rigal (English)

CLAS Undergraduate Educational Policy and Curriculum Committee

  • Matt Gilchrist (Rhetoric)
  • Rebekah Kowal (Dance)
  • Shaun Vecera (Psychological and Brain Sciences)

Graduate Council--CLAS seat representing Electoral Group IV

  • Kate Gfeller (Music)

Please contact Lisa Gray (lisa-gray@uiowa.edu) with any questions about the election process.

Voting Eligibility

CLAS units are assigned to one of four electoral groups, as shown in the Nomination and Voting Eligibility List, in which each unit and its faculty is listed with the electoral group in which it belongs:  

Nomination and Voting Eligibility List

Faculty members are listed with the unit in which they hold their primary appointment.  The list notes any restrictions on eligibility for nomination (as defined in the Manual of Policy and Procedures).

  • Voting Group I: Biology; Chemistry; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Computer Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Health and Human Physiology; Mathematics; Physics and Astronomy; Psychological and Brain Sciences; Statistics and Actuarial Sciences
  • Voting Group II: Anthropology; Communication Studies; Geographical and Sustainability Sciences; Journalism and Mass Communication; Linguistics; Political Science; Social Work; Sociology
  • Voting Group III: African American Studies; Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures; Classics; English as a Second Language; English; French and Italian; German; Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies; History; Division of Interdisciplinary Programs; Philosophy; Religious Studies; Rhetoric; Spanish and Portuguese; Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • Voting Group IV:  Art and Art History; Cinematic Arts; Creative Writing; Dance; Music; Theatre Arts