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Faculty Assembly


The Faculty Assembly of The University of Tennessee Space Institute was officially organized on July 22, 1992, when it adopted a set of  Bylaws. The Faculty Assembly provides a mechanism for carrying out the governance responsibilities of the Faculty Senate of The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in the particular context of the Space Institute.

Unless announced otherwise, meetings take place in H-111 at 10 am.

Meeting Dates

September 17, 2014
November 5, 2014
February 4, 2015
April 15, 2015

Executive Committee

for 2014-2015

  • President – J. Johnson
  • Secretary – L. Costa
  • Past President – A. Vakili
  • President-elect -- C. Parigger
  • Faculty at Large -- J. Tolk

Standing Committees

for 2014-2015
  • Research
    J. Schmisseur, F-Y. Zhang, S. Brooks, L. Davis, A. J. Yu
  • Education
    TBD

UTSI Representative on UT
Knoxville Functions

  • Faculty Senate:
    J. Johnson (Nominations & Appointments Committee; Library & Information Technology Committee)
    C. Parigger (Research Council - Center Review Committee; Graduate Policy Committee)
    Vakili (Alternate)
    Simonton (Alternate)
  • Graduate Council:
    Anusonti-Inthra
    (Academic Policy Committee)
    Abedi (Alternate)
    C. Parigger: UTSI liaison for the IGMCS program
  • College of Engineering Promotion & Tenure Committee:
    TBD