Faculty Senate

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Senate Officers


James McCubbin
312E Brackett
Clemson, SC 29634

Finance Committee Chair
Policy Committee Chair
Research Committee Chair
Scholastic Policies Committee Chair
Welfare Committee Chair
Operational Excellence and Accountability Committee
Faculty Representative to the Board of Trustees
Faculty Manual Editorial Consultant

Vice President/President Elect

Mary Beth Kurz
104A Freeman Hall
Clemson, SC 29634

Peter Laurence
Josh Summers
Peter Laurence
Amy Lawton-Rauh
Jane Lindle
Matt Powers
Bill Pennington
David Blakesley
Fran McGuire

Grievance Counselors

Grievance counselors do not advise faculty members or administrators from their own colleges.

Brayn Denham
College of Art, Architecture and Humanities (CAAH)
Megan Che
School of Education (SOE)
Paul Dawson
College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS)
Sarah Griffin
College of Health, Education and Human Development (HEHD)

Anne Grant
Wayne Goddard
College of Engineering and Science (CES)
Kinly Sturkie
College of Business and Behavioral Science (CBBS)

Senate Staff

Office Address:
414 Cooper Library
(office location)
116 Sigma Drive
(mailing address)
Clemson, SC 29634

Monica A. Patterson, Program Coordinator

As program coordinator, Monica supports the Senate, University Grievance Board, and Editorial Consultant of the Faculty Manual and works closely with the Senate Policy committee. She supervises one graduate assistant and between two-four undergraduate interns who manage Senate governance and transitions, several prominent faculty awards and events, and new this year,faculty engagement opportunities (service, tours, and workshops) and improved communication with all faculty via our website, blog, Twitter and Facebook profiles.

Monica A. Patterson

Connie Ann Wallace, Graduate Assistant

As the graduate assistant for the Faculty Senate, Connie focuses on the governance aspect of the Faculty Senate. She is responsible for handling the meeting minutes, assisting in the facilitation of the senate election process for Senators, Officers and Grievance Board Members. She also supports the Research Committee and the Scholastic Policies Committee. Connie also manages the Faculty Senate Blog and has been a part of the staff since August 2014.

Connie Wallace, Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Katie Abrames, UPIC Intern

As a UPIC intern for the Faculty Senate, Katie plans and executes social media campaigns for the Faculty Senate. She joined the staff in January 2015 and is a junior majoring in Sociology with an emphasis in Criminal Justice. Katie enjoys reading, being outdoors, and dancing in her spare time. She hopes to attend law school and become a prosecutor.

Ambrams, Faculty Senate, Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Wrenne Bartlett, UPIC Intern

As a  UPIC Faculty Senate intern, Wrenne supports the scholastic policies and research committees. She helps prepare for senate meetings, plan events, and other office activities. She enjoys chocolate, dogs, traveling, and Game of Thrones and aspires to be a foreign service officer.

Wrenne Bartlett Faculty Senate, Clemson University, Clemson SC

Wesley Hudson