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The Mission Statement of the Faculty Senate

The purpose of the Faculty Senate shall be to constitute a body representative of the faculty, to advise the University on matters relative to the life of the University, and to facilitate the work of the faculty.


  • Dr. Samuel Peavy
    President of Faculty Senate
    Associate Professor
    Geology and Physics
    Roney Building, room 206
    (229) 931-2330
  • Dr. Robert Bennett
    School of Business Administration
    Business, History, and Political Science Building, room 219
    (229) 931-2725
  • Dr. Chadwick Gugg
    Associate Professor
    School of Computing and Mathematics
    Crawford Wheatley Hall, room 205
    (229) 931-2358
  • Ms. Rebecca Mathews Gee
    Assistant Professor
    School of Nursing
    Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Services Complex, room 141
    (229) 931-2283
  • Dr. Mark Laughlin
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Music
    Jackson Hall, room 122
    (229) 931-2250
  • Dr. Jamie MacLennan
    Associate Professor
    Psychology and Sociology
    Carter 2, room 216
    (229) 931-2314
  • Dr. Yangil Park
    Associate Professor
    School of Business Administration
    Business, History, and Political Science Building, room 204-C
    (229) 931-6927
  • Dr. Brian Parkinson
    Associate Professor
    History and Political Science
    Business, History, and Political Science Building, room 312
    (229) 931-2084
  • Ms. Laurel Robinson
    Fine Arts
    Fine Arts Building, room 104
    (229) 931-2210
    Alternate Phone: 229-931-2204
  • Dr. Rebecca Short
    Assistant Professor
    School of Education
    School of Education, room 125
    (229) 931-2165
  • Dr. Queen Brown
    School of Education
    Education Center, room 214
    (229) 931-2160
  • Dr. Tom Weiland
    Geology and Physics
    Roney Building, room 212
    (229) 931-2327
  • Dr. Brian Adler
    Vice President of Academic Affairs
    Academic Affairs
    Wheatley Administration Building
    (229) 928-1361
  • Dr. Charles Patterson
    Interim President
    President's Office
    Wheatley Administration Building, room 212
    (229) 928-1360


December 5, 2014
        Faculty Handbook Changes
        Bachelor of General Studies Curriculum Sheet
        General Studies Proposal
        Changes to English Program
        Changes to International 1000 and 2000
        Faculty Development Grant Form
        RHSC Deficiency Revision Proposal
        Criminal Justice Proposal
        Criminal Justice Courses
        Graduate Nursing Proposal
        Graduate Education Proposal

December 6, 2013




USG Faculty Council meeting summary for Fall, 2009
A summary of Faculty Senate activities for Fall, 2009
Faculty Senate meeting with Erroll Davis - January 28, 2010

Notes on the 10 month pay schedule

A note about the 10 month pay schedule: A frequently asked question is whether faculty members on 10 month contracts can choose to receive their paychecks spread out over 12 months. This simply cannot be done due to state law and IRS regulations. Georgia College and State University has a nice explanation of why 10 month contracts cannot be paid out over 12 months.

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