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Faculty Senate

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The Senate Speaks Out on Anti-Racism, Chinese Visa Restrictions

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The Faculty Senate addresses the concerns of faculty members, most recently through position statements on anti-racism and Chinese visa restrictions.

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Get to Know Your Faculty Senate Representative

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Share ideas about Faculty Senate initiatives. Voice your concerns or provide suggestions for issues you would like the senate to consider.

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A Voice for Faculty

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The Baylor College of Medicine Faculty Senate is the primary venue for faculty participation in shared governance and planning at the College.

Senate responsibilities include:

  • Making recommendations to College administration on issues deemed to be important to the faculty
  • Developing, evaluating and endorsing petitions, recommendations or resolutions from the faculty or others concerning faculty issues
  • Appointing members to the College’s Institutional Policy Committee
  • Nominating faculty to serve on senate and College committees
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Education, faculty affairs and benefits, strategic planning, communications and public affairs, and administrative operations are the subjects of the senate's standing committees.

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Faculty Senate Officers

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Dr. Christie Lincoln

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Chair

Dr. Kim Worley

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Chair Elect

Dr. Jonnae Atkinson

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Secretary

Dr. Steve Scherer

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Basic Sciences Representative

Dr. Tamara Ortiz-Perez

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Clinical Sciences Representative

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Ex-officio officers: the College’s president, provost, the deans of each of the four schools and the past chair. Baylor’s general counsel serves as advisor to the senate.

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TMC Library Resource

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The TMC Library now has a dedicated page on the intranet (and a link under Resources in the intranet’s purple footer) to keep users updated on resource access issues. This information is made possible by the Faculty Senate Administrative Operations Committee, the Office of the Provost and the TMC Library.

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Faculty Senate Information

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You can find Faculty Senate minutes, committees, reports and resolutions on the senate's intranet site. (Baylor login required). The senate handbook, faculty handbook, faculty constitution, faculty bylaws and policies and procedures manual also are available through this site.

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Faculty Handbook

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This edition is a web-based compilation of the policies, procedures and resources pertaining to faculty members across all the College's mission areas. By linking to source documents, the handbook is intended to reference the most current information available.

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Faculty News

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Read Faculty Commons for the latest news for and about faculty members at Baylor College of Medicine. From need-to-knows to faculty kudos, research resources to events for clinicians, we've got you covered!

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