Faculty Council

Bylaws and Organization

  • Five faculty, two of whom must be tenured and at least one who has been on the faculty for a minimum of three years.
  • The Dean of the College of Nursing, ex officio.
  • The chairperson of this council shall be elected from its eligible full time membership and shall represent the faculty on Governance Council.
  • The chairperson must have been a member of the College for a minimum of three years.
  • All elected members of this council shall have voting privileges.


  • Provides liaison between faculty and administration, the College’s staff, and the wider University community.
  • Represents the faculty of the College of Nursing.
  • Provides a forum for faculty discussion of current or impending issues.
  • Develops and disseminates the opinions of faculty to other committees, task forces and work groups within the University at the direction of the faculty.
  • Identifies candidates and prepares the ballot for all standing committees and councils of the College of Nursing, as appropriate.
  • Solicits nominations for standing committees and councils.
  • Obtains information regarding eligibility of nominees for standing committees and councils.
  • Prepares the slate of nominees for election to all standing committees and councils, as appropriate.
  • Oversees the distribution of the slate of nominees for faculty election purposes in a timely manner.

Who We Are

  • Evelyn Parrish (2018-2020); Chair (2019-2020)
  • Hartley Feld (2018-2020)
  • ​Julia Hall (2018-2020)
  • Debbie Hampton (2018-2020)
  • Melanie Hardin-Pierce (2019-2021)
  • Ana Maria Linares (2019-2021)
  • Julie Ossege (2019-2021); Chair-Elect (2019-2020)