Faculty Senate

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Senate Officers


Kelly Smith
208 Hardin
Clemson, SC 29634

Finance Committee Chair
Policy Committee Chair
Research Committee Chair
Scholastic Policies Committee Chair
Welfare Committee Chair
Budget Accountability Committee Chair
Faculty Representative to the Board of Trustees
Grievance Board Chair
Faculty Manual Editorial Consultant


Antonis Katsiyannis
407C Tillman
Clemson, SC 29634

Dan Warner
Feng Chen
Mary Beth Kurz
Jim McCubbin
John Leininger
Matt Powers
Bill Pennington
David Blakesley
John Meriwether
Fran McGuire

Senate Staff

Office Address:
414 Cooper Library
116 Sigma Drive
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

Anderson Rouse, Graduate Assistant

As graduate assistant for the Faculty Senate, Anderson focuses on the governance aspect of the Faculty Senate. He is responsible for facilitating election processes for senators, senate officers, and grievance board members. He supports the Scholastic Policies and Finance Committees. Anderson also manages the Faculty Senate blog.

Anderson Rouse

Courtney Madden, UPIC Intern

As a UPIC intern for the Faculty Senate, Courtney supports theSenate along with the Research and Welfare committees. She oversees the planning of various events like the Faculty enrichment program and awards like the Class of '39 Award for Excellence. She has also been working to create the Senate's new communications plan along with the other students in the office.

Courtney Madden

Joseph James, UPIC Intern

As a UPIC intern for the Faculty Senate, Joseph is responsible for working with the Faculty Senate, communicating with them, scheduling meetings and offering them a helping hand to assist them on a day-to-day basis.

Joseph James

Katie Daniels, UPIC Intern

As a UPIC intern for the Faculty Senate, Katie assists with facilitating senator, senate officer, and grievance board elections and transition periods. She also participates in planning events for the Faculty Senate. Katie also supports the Scholastic Policies Committee. Katie joined the staff in January 2014. She is a junior majoring in Health Science.

Katie Daniels

Ali Fehling, UPIC Intern

As a UPIC intern for the Faculty Senate, Ali manages social media for the Faculty Senate as we continue to try to find new ways to communicate with faculty. She is also a member of the events planning team. Ali joined the staff in January 2014. She is a junior majoring in Marketing.

Ali Fehling