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Faculty Governance Update — August 2019

With the start of the 2019-2020 academic year, John Niss, professor mathematics, has stepped into his role as Collegewide Faculty Association immediate past president, and Stanton Reed, business and accounting professor, has assumed the role of Collegewide Faculty Association president. Learn more about Stanton, his teaching and learning philosophy and his plans for his new role […]

Announcing the 2019-2020 Faculty Council Collegewide...

The Valencia College Faculty Association represents Valencia through six campus assemblies: East, Lake Nona, Osceola, Poinciana, West and Winter Park. Representatives from the campuses meet as the Faculty Council and function as a governing council of the College on issues concerning faculty. The Faculty Council provides leadership by convening conversations of interest with faculty, representing […]

Faculty Governance Update, June 2019

By John Niss, President, Collegewide Faculty Association It’s hard to believe, but my time as Collegewide Faculty Association president is ending. So, right off, I’d like to express my appreciation to Wendy Jo Moyer, manager, employee communications, Shelby England, coordinator, employee communications, and the rest of the Organizational Communication team. They’ve been a great resource all […]

Faculty Governance Update, May 2019

By John Niss, President, Collegewide Faculty Association I’m hoping everyone’s summer semester is starting well. I know I’m enjoying the slightly slower pace, but the days when work basically stopped for the summer at the College are long gone. Case in point — the Instructional Affairs Committee (IAC) is definitely continuing its work over the summer, […]

Faculty Governance Update, April 2019

By John Niss, President, Collegewide Faculty Association I’ll skip the platitudes about how fast we got to the end of the semester; I know how busy everyone is. Let me just run a couple of things by you that will affect faculty moving forward and let you get back to your final exams, papers and projects. […]

Faculty Governance Update, March 2019

By John Niss, President, Collegewide Faculty Association With spring break in the rear-view mirror, it will only be a few more weeks before grades are due, and we can shift into the slightly slower pace of the summer semester. But before we get there, a rush of projects need starting and, with any luck, we can […]

Faculty Governance Update, February 2019

By John Niss, President, Collegewide Faculty Association It hard to believe that we’re almost at spring break, but the calendar doesn’t lie. Before you know it, we will be at Commencement and then we’ll start the whole thing over again. Commencement I’ve got three big items I would like to make sure faculty are aware of […]

Faculty Governance Update, January 2019

By John Niss, President, Collegewide Faculty Association Welcome back! I hope everyone had a refreshing winter break and that your semester is starting well. It’s only week four, but it sure seems like too much has happened for that to be the case. During this month’s meeting, Faculty Council approved a major item that will affect […]

Faculty Governance Update, November 2018

By John Niss, President, Collegewide Faculty Association As we streak toward the end of the semester and into the winter break, I would like to share a few things that have happened at the College and a few items that are upcoming. The November Faculty Council meeting produced three major outcomes. The Student Outcome Goals that […]

Faculty Governance Update, October 2018

By John Niss, President, Collegewide Faculty Association For this month’s Faculty Governance Update, how about an actual update on governance? There have been some major changes to the governance structure at the College, and I’m not sure that faculty have necessarily heard that those changes have happened. There have been a few name changes, but, more […]