Faculty Governance Elections

We congratulate the following faculty on their election to positions on CLAS governance bodies during the spring 2020 election.  Thank you to all faculty who participated in the election as voters or as candidates.

CLAS Executive Committee

  • Benjamin Coelho (Music)
  • Jennifer Glanville (Sociology and Criminology)
  • Cornelia Lang (Physics and Astronomy)

CLAS Faculty Assembly

  • Amber Brian (Spanish and Portuguese)
  • Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz (Communication Studies)
  • Miodrag Iovanov (Mathematics)
  • Denise Szecsei (Computer Science)
  • Joyce Tsai (Art and Art History)

CLAS Undergraduate Educational Policy and Curriculum Committee

  • Roxanna Curto (French and Italian)
  • Alan Huckleberry (Music)
  • Erin Irish (Biology)

Graduate Council--CLAS seat representing Electoral Group I (Natural and Mathematical Sciences)

  • Tori Forbes (Chemistry)

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 and Criminology
  • Voting Group III: African American Studies, Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures, Classics, English, English as a Second Language, 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


January 29, Wednesday

Nomination ballots open, 8 a.m.

February 5, Wednesday

Nomination ballots close, midnight

February 21, Friday

Election ballots and candidate statements published on this website

February 26, Wednesday

Election voting opens, 8 a.m.

March 4, Wednesday

Election voting closes, midnight

March 11, Wednesday

Election results posted on this webpage