Faculty Senate

The University Faculty Senate is the representative body of Penn State’s faculty with legislative authority on all matters pertaining to the educational interests of the University and all educational matters that concern the faculties of more than one college. In addition, the Senate is recognized by the University as an advisory and consultative body to the President on all matters that may affect the attainment of the University’s educational objectives. The Senate is comprised of faculty senators who are elected from each college and campus. The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences has 7 senators.

EMS Faculty Senators

Term Expires 2018
Mark Patzkowsky (Term ends June 30, 2018)
Ljubisa Radovic (Term ends June 30, 2018)
Erica Smithwick  (Term ends June 30, 2018)

Term Expires 2019
Peter Heaney
Beth King 
Ann Taylor (Secretary)

Term Expires 2020
Brandi Robinson (Term begins July 1, 2018)

Term Expires 2021
Brian King

Term Expires 2022
Jonathan Mathews (Term begins July 1, 2018)
Raymond Najjar (Term begins July 1, 2018)

Undergraduate Student Representatives
Peter Rinehart
Mathew Clifford

Learn more about the University Faculty Senate.