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Executive Committee



Emily Murphy
Emily Murphy, Chair




Lauri Andress, Public Health
Donna Ballard, Potomac State
Robert Bastress, Law
Anne Cronin, Medicine
Lisa Di Bartolomeo, Eberly
Eloise Elliott, CPASS
Ashley Martucci, CEHS
Ednilson Bernardes, Chair of Curriculum Committee, ex officio
Lesley Cottrell, Chair of GEF Committee, ex officio
E. Gordon Gee, WVU President, ex officio
David Hauser, Past Chair and Faculty Secretary, ex officio
Stan Hileman, BOG Representative, ex officio
Roy Nutter, Faculty Representative to State Government, ex officio
Maryanne Reed, WVU Provost, ex officio
Nathalie Singh-Corcoran, Faculty Senate Chair-Elect, ex officio
Ashlee Sowards, Chair of Teaching and Assessment Committee, ex officio 
Louise Veselicky, Health Sciences Center, ex officio

Executive Committee Meeting Dates


August 26, 2019 (Greenbrier Room, Mountainlair)
September 23, 2019
October 28, 2019 (Room 4004, Agricultural Sciences Building)
November 18, 2019 (Laurel Room, Mountainlair)
December 16, 2019 (Greenbrier Room, Mountainlair)
January 27, 2020
February 24, 2020
March 23, 2020
April 27, 2020
May 18, 2020

Meetings are scheduled from 3:00-5:30 PM in the Mountainlair’s Bluestone Room (except as indicated).

Committee Charge

It shall be the duty of the Executive Committee to: (a) accept, review, advise, recommend, and initiate reports, policies, and issues relating to the functions set forth in Article II, Section 5 of the constitution; (b) serve as a channel through which any member of the Assembly may introduce matters for consideration by the Senate; (c) assist in carrying into effect the rules, regulations and actions of the senate; (d) act for the Senate on an emergency basis between meetings of the Senate, such action to be reported for confirmation at the next Senate meeting; (e) appoint both standing and special committees of the Senate and the chairs thereof with such appointments subject to confirmation by the senate, and to maintain liaison with these committees to insure the expeditious fulfillment of charges to the various committees; (f) prepare and submit reports on the work of the Senate to the University, to the President, and to the Assembly; (g) arrange the agenda for Senate meetings including a time for the University President, or for his/her designated representative, to stand for questions and to provide additional information or comments to the Senate; (h) appoint Senators to serve on the University-wide Promotion and Tenure Advisory Panel; and (i) interpret the West Virginia University Faculty Constitution.