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Faculty Committee Rosters and Calendar

Elected Faculty Committee Rosters for the 2016-17 academic year

Provost-appointed Committee Rosters for the 2014-15 academic year.

Calendar of Meeting dates for Elected Faculty Committees for the 2016-17 academic year, also in graphic form. These meeting dates are provided by the clerk to avoid conflicts for members of multiple committees. Provost appointed committees set their own meeting dates.

Faculty Meeting Information

Docket for Faculty Meetings for the 2016-17 academic year.

Who May Attend Faculty Meetings This document describes who is invited to Faculty Meetings, and who has voting privileges at those meetings, according to the Faculty Handbook.

Faculty Meeting Procedures is a document briefly describing the business procedures for faculty meetings. In general, Faculty meetings are conducted in accordance with Robert's Rules of Order, Newly Revised which is under copyright, however there is an online version of the earlier edition available. These rules are modified by the rules in section 5.3 of the Faculty Handbook.

The Power of the Faculty

At the end of his service as Clerk of the Faculty, Prof. James Woolley wrote this reflection on the power held by the faculty in the shared governance structure of Lafayette College.

Contact the Clerk

Robert G Root
Clerk of the Faculty
209 Pardee Hall
(610) 330-5280