College of Communication and Information Faculty Council


The Faculty Council is the executive committee of the College Assembly.  It will develop and recommend to the College Assembly policies and rules on academic requirements, curricula, academic and professional programs, service functions, advising, and evaluation of courses and teaching.  It will review proposals for courses, curricula, and requirements and recommend action to the University Senate.  It will report its actions to the Assembly as provided below. It may also represent the College Assembly on other appropriate matters.



The Faculty Council shall be composed of two Faculty members elected from the School of Journalism and Media, the Department of Communication, the Department of Integrated Strategic Communication, the School of Information Science and the Dean of the College of Communication and Information. Each member shall have one vote.


The faculty members elected to the CI Faculty Council for AY 20-21 are as follows:

School of Information Science             
Sherali Zeadally     Soohyung Joo

School of Journalism and Media     
Kakie Urch              Jim Hertog

Department of Communication                                
Dan O'Hair               Derek Lane

Department of Integrated Strategic Communication                                 
Tae Baek        Beth Barnes

Spring 2021 Meetings 1:00 p.m. via Zoom:
Friday, February 12
Friday, March 12
Friday, April 9
Friday, May 14

*​​Megan Sizemore is the primary contact person in the Dean's office and can be reached at