Faculty Development Committee (FDC)

The Faculty Development Committee shall be concerned with the promotion and coordination of faculty development activities. It shall develop comprehensive policy, make program recommendations, and provide program oversight in the area of faculty development. It may assist and advise appropriate administrators in establishing programs such as video conferences, workshops, seminars, and speakers to enhance instructional and research skills as well as curricular, organizational, and leadership development. It shall aid the appropriate administrators in the search for funds and develop policies for the administration of available funds. It shall determine the allocation of funds for all faculty development programs not specifically assigned to other units of the university. It shall establish or oversee subcommittees involved in selection of faculty development awards for teaching and service and shall create or encourage faculty exchange programs with other institutions. The committee shall also provide oversight to the various committees dealing with endowed faculty gifts.

Jennifer McFarland-Whisman Education COEPD 2023 2
Ida Day Liaison FS 2022 1
Johan Botes Music CAM 2023 1
Gretchen Beach (Secretary) Library ULIB 2022 1
Peggy Proudfoot Harman Social Work COHP 2023 2
Ryan Angus English COLA 2025 2
Charles Babcock Pharmacy SOP 2023 2
Maria Hamilton Physics COS 2023 1
Charles Braun Management & HCA COB 2023 1
Hillary Porter (Chair) Internal Medicine SOM 2025 1
Iyad Hijazi Civil Engineering CECS 2023 1
Sydni Pierce SGA Representative Student
TO BE APPOINTED SGA Representative Grad Student


Ex-Officio, Nonvoting Members

April Fugett
Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
Karen McComas Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs


Other Resources


Old Main 310
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755


Shawn Schulenberg - Chair
Elizabeth Niese - Assistant Chair
Sujoy Bose - Recording Secretary


Zelideth Rivas - Parliamentarian


Jebediah Dickerson - Administrative Associate