Faculty Assembly

Faculty Assembly Steering Committee (FASC)

2015/2016 Academic Year

Committee Name/NumberTerm Ends
Term Ends
Term Ends
Elections - 6
(faculty from all schools)
Rebecca Opole (SOM) Mary Meyer (SON) Beth Levant (SOM)
Wendy Hildenbrand (SHP) Jo Wick (SOM) Michele Pritchard (SOM)
Steering1 - 10
(3 elected, tenured or tenure track members - one from each school))
Sandra Bergquist-Beringer (SON) Patricia Kluding (SHP) Byron Gajewski (SOM)
Research2 - 7
(3 elected, tenured or tenure track members)
Ann Davis (SOM) Jill Peltzer (SON) Lisa Mische-Lawson (SHP)
Information Resources3 - 9
(at least 4 tenured, at least one from SOM, SHP, SON)


Eve-Lynn Nelson (SOM)

Ellen McCarthy (SOM)

Karen Wambach (SON) Aroop Pal (SOM) Kathy Davis (SOM)
Irina Smirnova (SHP) Stephen Williamson (SOM) Jennifer Klemp (SOM)
    Theresa King (SOM)
Faculty Concerns4 - 9
(2 tenured or tenure track members from SOM, SON, SHP & 3 faculty-at-large, including one from SOM-W)
Doug Wright (SOM)

Martha (Martye) Barnard (SOM)

Jeanne Schott (SON)

Ryan Schroeder (SOM-W) Allen Rawitch (SOM) Jeff Searl (SHP)
Lisa Mische Lawson (SHP) Wanda Bonnel (SON) Reena Rao (SOM)

Note: Faculty whose names are in bold are committee chairpersons.

Source document is the Handbook for Faculty and Unclassified Staff Section II.

1Other committee members include the Chairs of the Steering Committees of SHP and SoN, the Chair of the Faculty Council of SoM, and the Chairs of other KUMC Faculty Assembly Steering Committees. The EVC or designee serves as an ex officio member (non-voting).

2Other committee members include the Chairs of the Research Committees of the SHP, SoM-KC, SoM-W, and SoN. The Chair of the Research Advisory Council serves as an ex officio members (non-voting).

3The Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Resources, the Director of the Library, and the Chief Information Officer of the hospital serve as ex officio members (non-voting).

4The Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and the Vice Chancellor for Administration serve as ex-officio members (non-voting)

Standing Committee Minutes

For all questions, concerns or comments please contact us:

  • facultyassembyconcerns@kumc.edu is the new global concerns email account.
  • • Patricia Kluding, PT, PhD, Faculty Assembly Committee Chair
  • Alana Smith, Executive Assistant for the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and Admn Support for Faculty Assembly

Last modified: Feb 05, 2016
Revised Faculty Handbook for Review

Please review the Revised KUMC Faculty Handbook, then submit your comments. Clean copy version, redline version and outline of Handbook changes can be accessed by clicking on the links below.

Submit a Comment

Please use the online form to submit your comments regarding the Revised Faculty Handbook. 

The comment period will end February 29, 2016.

Faculty Assembly

Spring Meeting
April 19, 2016
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
G013 School of Nursing

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Handbook for Faculty and Other Unclassified Staff (PDF)