Faculty Senate



Name Position Represents Term# Ends
Reidy, Michael Member Chair 1 9/15
Babbitt, Randy Member Chair-elect 1 9/15
Gough, Gale Admin Assoc Admin Associate - ----
Angryk, Rafal Member EN/Computer Sci 1 9/16
Arnold, Shannon Member AG/Ed 1 9/17
Babcock, Michael Member LS/Psychology 1 9/17
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
Brown, F. William Member Business 1 9/17
Burrows, Mary Member Extension, On Campus 1 9/17
Cantalupo, Nico Member Extension, Off Campus 1 9/17
Chen, Chengci Member AG/Research Centers 2 9/15
DeWeese, Josh Member AR/Art 1 9/17
Eggert, Norm Member Emeritus Faculty 1 9/17
Eiger, Steve Member LS/Cell Bio & Neurosci 1 9/15
Gannon, Paul Member EN/Chem Engr 1 9/16
Greenwood. Mark Member LS/Math Sciences 1 9/17
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 2 9/17
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
Lu, Chaofu Member AG/Plant Sciences 1 9/17
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
Mosley, Jeff Member AG/Animal & Range 1 9/17
O'Neill, Maire Member AR/Architecture 2 9/17
Ricciardelli, Lucia Member AR/Film and Photography 1 9/15
Rossmann, Doralyn Member Libraries 2 9/16
Seright, Teresa Member Nursing, Off Campus 1 9/17
Shanahan, Elizabeth Member LS/Political Science P 9/16
Smith, Adina Member HHD/ Health & Human Dev 1 9/17
Swinford, Steve Member LS/Sociology & Anthro 1 9/15
Vorontsov, Anton Member LS/Physics 1 9/16
Waller, Sarah Member LS/History & Phil 2 9/17
Wiedenheft, Blake Member AG/Micro & Immuno 1 9/15
Zabinski, Cathy Member AG/Land Resources 1 9/16
Vacant Member NTT    
Vacant Member Nursing, On Campus    
Adams, Dean Alternate AR/Art 1 9/17
Becker, James Alternate EN/Elec & Comp Engr 1 9/17
Black, Laura Alternate Business 1 9/17
Bonnand, Sheila Alternate Libraries 1 9/16
Branch, Kirk Alternate LS/English P 9/15
Brown, Jennifer Alternate EN/Chem Engr 2 9/16
Codd, Sarah Alternate EN/Mech & Ind Engr 1 9/15
Davis, Lisa/Geyer,Lukas Alternate LS/Math Sciences 1 9/16
Dlakic, Mensur Alternate LS/Microbiology 2 9/17
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
Igo, Carl Alternate AG/Ed 1 9/17
Karczewska, Zuzanna Alternate AR/Architecture 2 9/17
Kohler, Bern Alternate LS/Chem & Biochem 1 9/16
LeCain, Tim Alternate LS/History & Phil 1 9/17
Liu, Jian-yi Alternate LS/Earth Sciences 2 9/17
Lucas, Dan Alternate Extension, Off Campus 1 9/17
Lund, Patricia Alternate ED/Education 1 9/16
Makomenaw, Matt Alternate LS/Native American Studies 1 9/17
Mueller, Marc Alternate LS/Modern Languages  1 9/17
Olson, Bret Alternate AG/Animal & Range 2 9/17
Qiu, Jiong Alternate LS/Physics P 9/16
Smith, Jessi Alternate LS/Psychology 1 9/17
Smith, Vincent Alternate AG/Ag Econ 1 9/16
Swenson, Robert Alternate Emeritus Faculty 1 9/17
Tobias, Ron Alternate AR/Film and Photography 1 9/15
Wathen, Cristen Alternate HHD/Health & Hum Dev 1 9/17
Yost, Laurel Alternate AR/Music 1 9/16
Zhu, Benhai Alternate EN/Computer Sci 1 9/16
Vacant Alternate AG/Plant Sciences    
Vacant Alternate AG/Research Centers    
Vacant Alternate EN/Civil Engr    
Vacant Alternate Extension, On Campus    
Vacant Alternate LS/Ecology    
Vacant Alternate LS/Micro & Immuno    
Vacant Alternate LS/Political Science    
Vacant Alternate Nursing, Off Campus    
Vacant Alternate Nursing, On 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 SenateBy 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--Michael Reidy

Title--Professor, History

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.