Member Websites and Representatives

Christopher Newport University

Faculty Senate

Christopher Newport is a four-year public university that enrolls 5,000 students in rigorous and rewarding academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences through the College of Arts and Humanities, the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, the College of Social Sciences, and the Luter School of Business. CNU offers great teaching and small class sizes with an emphasis on leadership, civic engagement and honor.

Website: http://cnu.edu/facultysenate/

College of William & Mary

Faculty Assembly

We’re the second oldest institution of higher education in the nation, but also a cutting-edge research university. We’re a "Public Ivy" — one of only eight in the nation — offering a world-class education at an exceptional value.  Through their strengths, passions and knowledge, our faculty, students and staff are creating a new model of sustainability for higher education.

Website: https://www.wm.edu/sites/facultyassembly/

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Faculty Senate

At EVMS, we are dedicated to serving the community that created us. We educate the next generation of exceptional medical and healthcare professionals. We provide outstanding patient care for the residents of our region. We conduct research to improve healthcare outcomes for our local community and communities the world over. Our graduates, investigators and physicians are expanding our global influence. Learn how our impact benefits Hampton Roads.

Website: https://www.evms.edu/about_evms/administrative_offices/faculty_affairs/governance_and_policies/

George Mason University

Faculty Senate

A public, comprehensive, research university established by the Commonwealth of Virginia in the National Capital Region, we are an innovative and inclusive academic community committed to creating a more just, free, and prosperous world.

Website: https://provost.gmu.edu/faculty-senate

Germanna Community College

Website: https://www.germanna.edu/

James Madison University

Faculty Senate

Founded in 1908, James Madison University is a public university located in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. JMU is fast becoming one of the nation’s leading lights in higher education because students enjoy unusually engaged relationships with world-class faculty who are here because they want to pursue knowledge and make teaching their No. 1 priority.

Website: https://www.jmu.edu/facultysenate/

Liberty University

Faculty Senate

Liberty University is a Christian academic community in the tradition of evangelical institutions of higher education. As such, Liberty continues the philosophy of education which first gave rise to the university.  Education as the process of teaching and learning, involves the whole person, by developing the knowledge, values, and skills which enable each individual to change freely.

Website: http://www.liberty.edu/academics/facultysenate/index.cfm?PID=1925

Old Dominion University

Faculty Senate

Old Dominion University, located in the coastal city of Norfolk, is Virginia's entrepreneurial-minded doctoral research university with more than 24,000 students, rigorous academics, an energetic residential community, and initiatives that contribute $2.6 billion annually to Virginia's economy.

Website: https://www.odu.edu/facultysenate

Northern Virginia Community College

College Senate

Since 1964, Northern Virginia Community College has offered a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest public educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprised of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries.

Website: https://www.nvcc.edu/about/leadership/collegeforum/senate.html

Norfolk State University

Faculty Senate

Norfolk State University, a comprehensive urban public institution, is committed to transforming students’ lives through exemplary teaching, research and service. Offering a supportive academic and culturally diverse environment for all, the University empowers its students to turn their aspirations into reality and achieve their full potential as well-rounded and resourceful citizens and leaders for the 21st century.

Website: https://www.nsu.edu/facultysenate

Piedmont Virginia Community College

Faculty Senate

Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC) is a nonresidential two-year institution of higher education that serves Central Virginia - principally residents of the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson. We are one of 23 community colleges in Virginia that comprise the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).

Website: https://www.pvcc.edu/about-us/shared-governance/faculty-senate

Radford University

Faculty Senate

Radford University is a comprehensive public university of approximately 9,400 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom. The university offers 70 degree programs in 41 disciplines and four certificates at the undergraduate level; 22 master's programs in 17 disciplines and four doctoral programs at the graduate level; 12 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master's certificate.

Website: https://www.radford.edu/content/faculty-senate/home.html

Rappahannock Community College

Faculty Senate

Rappahannock Community College (RCC) is a two-year public institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). It is one of 23 community colleges that make up the VCCS. Established in 1971 as a comprehensive community college, RCC serves the residents of Essex, Gloucester, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland counties with quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and is governed by policies set by the Virginia State Board for Community Colleges with support and advice from the RCC Local Board. Funding for the college derives primarily from student tuition, followed by state appropriations, grants, and local funds contributed from the 12 counties that make up the RCC service area.

Website: https://www.rappahannock.edu/about/institutional-effectiveness/strategic/governance-committees/

Regent University

Shared Governance Committee

Founded in 1978, Regent University’s 11,000 students are studying on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Va., and online around the world. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from a Christian perspective in more than 135 program areas including business, communication and the arts, cybersecurity and technology, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing and healthcare, and psychology. Currently, Regent University tops the list of Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia and is ranked among top national universities by U.S. News & World Report. Along with our commitment to academic excellence, what sets Regent apart is our mission to prepare men and women to excel both in mind and spirit. Our students, faculty and administrators share a calling, founded on biblical principles, to make a significant difference in our world.

Website: https://www.regent.edu/academics/academic_affairs/faculty_essentials/faculty_support/faculty_governance.cfm

Reynolds Community College

Website: http://www.jsr.vccs.edu/

Roanoke College

Faculty Governance System

Roanoke College is an independent, co-educational, 4-year liberal arts college. Founded in 1842, we are the second-oldest Lutheran-related college in America. We seek and welcome students of all races, creeds, nationalities and ethnic origins.

Website: http://www.roanoke.edu/inside/a-z_index/academic_affairs/faculty_information/faculty_governance/faculty_committees

Tidewater Community College

Faculty Senate

TCC is the largest provider of higher education and workforce services in Hampton Roads, enrolling nearly 33,000 students in 2017-18. We are the second largest of the 23 Virginia community colleges.  Tidewater Community College has served South Hampton Roads — both students and employers — for 50 years. It has grown from 1 campus into a regional educational and economic force.

Website: https://www.tcc.edu/about-tcc/college-leadership/governance/faculty-senate

University of Mary Washington

Faculty Council

As a public, liberal arts university, the University of Mary Washington community is dedicated to providing a diverse, accepting, and supportive environment that holds all of its members to the highest standards of conduct, scholarship, integrity, inclusiveness, respect, and engagement. Through a commitment to these values, we strive to transform our academic community into a place where all will learn, thrive, and grow. As faculty, staff, and students of the UMW community, we are committed to upholding these common values

Website: https://ufc.umw.edu
Current Representative
Anand Rao

University of Richmond

Faculty Senate

Our interdisciplinary approach integrates arts and sciences with business, leadership studies, and law. We bring together confident students and expert faculty in an environment of both intellectual and personal engagement.

Industry-leading financial aid ensures that talented students of all backgrounds can come together to form a transformative educational environment. And we guarantee every student up to $4,000 for a summer research or internship experience.

Within one year of graduation, 20 percent of students are enrolled in graduate school. And of those looking for employment, 96 percent landed a job.

Richmond is the only university with a spider mascot, and we find that fitting. Because there’s only one place like Richmond.

Website: https://facultysenate.richmond.edu/

University of Virginia

Faculty Senate

The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center and proud history as a renowned research university. The community and culture of the University are enriched by active student self-governance, sustained commitment to the arts and a robust NCAA Division 1 Athletics program.

Website: https://facultysenate.virginia.edu/

Virginia Commonwealth University

Faculty Senate

Way back — we’re talking more than 175 years ago — in 1838, VCU was known by another name. We were the Medical College of Hampden-Sydney, later becoming the Medical College of Virginia. It wasn’t until 1968, when we merged with Richmond Professional Institute, that we were given the name Virginia Commonwealth University. But one thing is for sure: We have never stopped making history.

Website: https://facultysenate.vcu.edu/
Current Representative
Carmen Rodriguez

Virginia State University

Faculty Senate

Virginia State University, founded in 1882, is one of Virginia's two land-grant institutions, and is located 20 minutes south of Richmond in the village of Ettrick.

With a current student population of approximately 4,600, the University sits atop a rolling landscape overlooking the Appomattox River with expansive views of Petersburg. Our 231-acre campus boasts 11 residence halls, 18 academic buildings and a 412-acre agriculture research facility.

Website: http://www.vsu.edu/about/leadership/shared-governance/faculty-senate/index.php

Virginia Tech

Faculty Senate

At Virginia Tech, we’re reimagining how education and technology intersect. This approach transforms the ways we teach and learn, perform research, and engage with communities around the world.

Hokies collaborate with diverse team members and cross the traditional lines between fields and disciplines to tackle global-scale problems.

We push the boundaries of knowledge in order to make a difference in the world. Members of the Hokie Nation have a clear vision of how we can serve in our personal, professional, and civic pursuits.

We are a force for positive change, driven by our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).

Website: https://www.facultysenate.vt.edu/index.html

Virginia Western Community College

Faculty Senate

Virginia Western Community College is a two-year public institution of higher education operating under the Virginia Community College System, a statewide system of community colleges. The College operates under the policies established by the State Board for Community Colleges and the Virginia Western Community College Local Advisory Board.

Website: http://virginiawestern.edu/about/policies/V-1.php

Washington & Lee University

Faculty Affairs Committee

Founded in 1749, Washington and Lee University is named for two men who played pivotal roles in the University's history: George Washington, whose generous endowment of $20,000 in 1796 helped the fledgling school (then known as Liberty Hall Academy) survive, and Robert E. Lee, who provided innovative educational leadership during his transformational tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 to 1870.

Website: https://www.wlu.edu/provosts-office/resources-for-faculty/committees/permanent-committees/faculty-affairs

Longwood University

Faculty Senate

We're a public institution in central Virginia, but that only scratches the surface of living and learning as Lancers. Longwood students hail from every corner of Virginia, across the U.S., and around the world to form a tight-knit, one-of-a-kind community. Our students graduate as citizen leaders, ready to continue learning and leading as they move into post-graduate studies and successful careers.

Website: http://solomon.longwood.edu/offices--departments/faculty-senate/