Senate Committee on Faculty and the Administration


The Senate Committee on Faculty and the Administration ("SCOA") oversees and advises the Executive Committee on matters relating to the faculty's interface with the University's administration, including policies and procedures (e.g., the Patent Policy, Conflict of Interest policies) relating to the University's structure, the conditions of faculty employment (such as personnel benefits), and information. In general the Committee deals with the matters covered by the following sections of the University's Handbook for Faculty and Academic Administrators: I.A.-D., G.-H.1., I.-K., II.E. III., V., VI.


Specific Charges, 2019-2020

SCOA's specific charges will be listed here following their ratification by SEC.

SCOA 2019-2020 Membership

  • Ryan Baker (GSE)
  • Joel Bennett (PSOM/Medicine)
  • Ken Drobatz (Veterinary Medicine)
  • Al Filreis (SAS/English)
  • Robert Ghrist (SAS/Mathematics and SEAS/ESE), CHAIR
  • Kevin Platt (SAS/Russian and East European Studies)
  • Talid Sinno (SEAS/CBE and MEAM)
  • Ex officio:
    • Kathleen Hall Jamieson (Annenberg), Senate Chair-Elect
    • Steven Kimbrough (Wharton), Senate Chair
    • Marshall Meyer (Wharton), PASEF non-voting member