Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Monday, March 15, 2010

Seven nominated for three open spots on SACUA

Seven faculty members have been nominated to fill three seats on the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, which serves as the executive arm of the University Senate and the Senate Assembly.

The top three vote getters in an election set for the March 22 Senate Assembly meeting will win the three-year terms, which expire in 2013.

The nominees are:

• Gonçalo Abecasis, Felix Moore Collegiate Professor of Biostatistics

• Kate Barald, professor of cell and developmental biology

• Dr. Laurence Boxer, professor of pediatrics

• Rachel Goldman, professor of materials science and engineering, electrical engineering and computer science, and physics

• Kimberlee Jane Kearfott, professor of nuclear engineering radiological sciences, biomedical engineering, and radiology; faculty fellow in Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute and the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute

• William Schultz, professor of mechanical engineering, and naval architecture and marine engineering

• Greg Wakefield, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science

Biographical information and position statements from each candidate can be found in this week’s University Record.