47th Faculty Senate
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Russell Berman, Senate Chair
The 47th Senate of the Academic Council was chaired by Russell Berman, the Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities, Professor of Comparative Literature at Stanford University. He has an extensive service record at Stanford, having been in the Senate for 8 years, including 4 years on the Steering Committee.
47th Steering Committee of the Senate
The Steering Committee (StC) of the Senate sets the Senate agenda, confers degrees for the Summer, Autumn and Winter quarters, and serves at Administrative Sessions of the StC to review undergraduate and graduate programs on behalf of the Senate. StC members are elected each year by the Senate. Joining Chair Russell Berman are:
Professor Al Camarillo, History, Vice Chair
Professor Coit Blacker, Freeman Spogli Institute
Professor James Campbell, History
Professor Sarah Church, Physics
Professor Kathryn Moler, Applied Physics
Professor Brad Osgood, Electrical Engineering
Professor Marcia Stefanick, Stanford Prevention Research Center
Provost John Etchemendy, ex officio
Academic Secretary Hans Weiler, ex officio
SENATE 47 ROSTER BY NAME
SENATE 47 STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES
Annual Academic Council Meeting
President Hennessy convenes the Academic Council faculty annually to deliver a state of the university address. The Senate Chair reports on the highlights of the Senate.
Administrative Sessions of the StC on Behalf of the Senate
The Steering Committee (StC) holds administrative sessions on an as needed basis to hear routine or administrative matters that would otherwise come before the full Senate. This allows the Senate to spend more time on issues that need broader discussion and debate prior to action. All Senators are welcome to attend administrative sessions.