Montana State University

Faculty Senate


Name Position Represents Term# Ends
Mokwa, Robert Member Chair 1 9/14
Reidy, Michael Member Vice Chair 1 9/14
Gough, Gale Admin Assoc Admin Associate - ----
Angryk, Rafal Member EN/Computer Sci 1 9/16
Babbitt, Randy Member LS/Physics 1 9/16
Bennett, Robert Member LS/English 1 9/16
Bolte, Jason Member AR/Music 1 9/16
Brester, Gary Member AG/Ag Econ 1 9/16
Burrows, Mary Member Extension, On Campus 1 9/14
Cantalupo, Nico Member Extension, Off Campus 1 9/14
Chen, Chengci Member AG/Research Centers 2 9/15
Christopher, Suzanne Member HHD/Health & Human Development P 9/14
Dougher, Tracy Member AG/Plant Sciences 1 9/14
Durham, Greg Member Business P 9/14
Eiger, Steve Member LS/Cell Bio & Neurosci 1 9/15
Franklin, Michael Member LS/Microbiology 1 9/14
Gannon, Paul Member EN/Chem Engr 1 9/16
Gibson, Susan Member NTT 1 9/15
Greenwood, Mark Member LS/Math Sciences 1 9/14
Hendrikx, Jordy Member LS/Earth Sciences 1 9/15
Herbeck, Joyce Member ED/Education 1 9/16
Herman, Matthew Member LS/Native American Studies 1 9/16
Hostetler, Jeff Member Gallatin College Programs 1 9/14
Igo, Carl Member AG/Ed P 9/14
Kaiser, Todd Member EN/Elec & Comp Eng. 2 9/15
Larson, Robb Member EN/Mech & Ind Engr 1 9/15
Lawrence, Martin Member LS/Chemistry and Biochemistry 2 9/15
Lynch, Wesley Member LS/Psychology 2 9/14
Martin, James Member LS/Modern Languages 1 9/15
McMahon, Thomas Member LS/Ecology 1 9/16
Miller, Dan Member EN/Civil Engr 1 9/16
Moreaux, Shannon Member AG/Animal & Range 1 9/14
Newhouse, Meta Member AR/Art 1 9/14
O'Neill, Maire Member AR/Architecture 1 9/14
Reidy, Michael Member LS/History & Phil 1 9/14
Ricciardelli, Lucia Member AR/Film and Photography 1 9/15
Rossmann, Doralyn Member Libraries 2 9/16
Schachman, Kathi Member Nursing, Off Campus 2 9/15
Swinford, Steve Member LS/Sociology & Anthro 1 9/15
Wiedenheft, Blake Member AG/Immunology & Infectious Diseases 1 9/15
Wilmer, Franke Member LS/Political Science 1 9/16
Zabinski, Cathy Member AG/Land Resources 1 9/16
[Vacant] Member Nursing, On Campus 1 9/16


Arnold, Shannon Alternate AG/Ed P 9/14
Beamish, Rollin Alternate AR/Art 1 9/14
Bonnand, Sheila Alternate Libraries 1 9/16
Branch, Kirk Alternate LS/English P 9/15
Brown, Bill Alternate Business 1 9/14
Brown, Jennifer Alternate EN/Chem Engr 2 9/16
Codd, Sarah Alternate EN/Mech & Ind Engr 1 9/15
Davis, Lisa Alternate LS/Math Sciences 1 9/16
Dlakic, Mensur Alternate LS/Microbiology 1 9/14
Eitle, Tami Alternate LS/Sociology & Anthropology 1 9/15
Engel, Rick Alternate AG/ Land Resources 1 9/16
Hughes, Thomas Alternate LS/Cell Biol & Neurosci 1 9/16
Karczewska, Zuzanna Alternate AR/Architecture 1 9/14
Kohler, Bern Alternate LS/Chem & Biochem 1 9/16
Liu, Jian-yi Alternate LS/Earth Sciences 1 9/14
Lund, Patricia Alternate ED/Education 1 9/16
Malovichko, Galina Alternate LS/Physics 1 9/16
Menalled, Fabian Alternate Extension On-Campus 2 9/14
Olson, Bret Alternate AG/Animal & Range 1 9/14
Ruppel, Kristin Alternate LS/Native American Studies 1 9/16
Sarchet, Andrea Alternate Extension, Off Campus 1 9/14
Smith, Vincent Alternate AG/Ag Econ 1 9/16
Snider, Ross K Alternate EN/Electrical & Computer Engineering 2 9/14
Tobias, Ron Alternate AR/Film and Photography 1 9/15
Waller, Sara Alternate LS/History & Phil 1 9/14
Wathen, Cristen Alternate HHD/Health & Hum Dev 1 9/15
Yost, Laurel Alternate AR/Music 1 9/16
Zhu, Benhai Alternate EN/Computer Sci 1 9/16
Seright, Teresa Alternate Nursing, On Campus    
[Vacant] Alternate AG/Immunology & Infectious Disease    
[Vacant] Alternate AG/Plant Sciences    
[Vacant] Alternate AG/Research Centers    
[Vacant] Alternate EN/Civil Engr    
[Vacant] Alternate LS/Ecology    
[Vacant] Alternate LS/Modern Languages    
[Vacant] Alternate LS/Political Science    
[Vacant] Alternate LS/Psychology    
[Vacant] Alternate Nursing, Off Campus    


Provide a means for faculty and administration to interact and to discuss, formulate, and recommend university policy to the appropriate university authority. The Faculty Senate Constitution describes the powers of the Senate to recommend such policy, always within the constraints of the Montana University System powers as described in the Constitution of the State of Montana. Please see the Faculty Senate By Laws and Constitution.


4:10 p.m. every Wednesday of the month during the academic year in 346 Leon Johnson, and otherwise as called by the Chair. All meetings are conducted according to the MSU policy on open meetings.


Voting Members: One member is elected from each academic department by the constituency of the department (or college where further division is not made). One member is elected from the Libraries and one from the Extension Service. The College of Nursing and the Extension Service each elect one additional member to represent the off-campus interests of each of those entities. Election constituencies are established according to Faculty Senate By-Laws.

Nonvoting Ex Officio Member: Administrative Associate of Faculty Senate

Length of Term

Elected members serve three year terms and may be reelected. No member may serve more than two consecutive terms. (See Faculty Senate By-Laws.) P=partial term.

Appointed By

Members are elected by their individual constituencies according to the By-Laws of Faculty Senate.


Current--Robert Mokwa
Title--Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Appointed By--Elected by Faculty Senate membership
Length of Term--One year, from September to September

Advisory To

Administrators of Montana State University-Bozeman

Reports Due

A Chair's report is included in the meeting, and minutes of meetings are found on the Faculty Senate web site

Mechanism for Changing This Information

Changes may be made to committee structure and information only in accordance with Faculty Senate Constitution and By-Laws. Authorization of changes comes only through the Secretary to Faculty Senate with the approval of the current Chair and Chair-Elect of Faculty Senate.

Membership; Updated October 8, 2013