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Faculty News

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March 26, 2015
The American Physiological Society symposium on “Cation Channels Controlling Intracellular Functions” will take place at the Experimental Biology Annual Meeting in Boston on March 31, 2015.
March 26, 2015
Engineering and orthopaedic clinicians and researchers will gather at Wright State for symposium on orthopaedic research and devices.
March 26, 2015
Excerpt Wright State University’s new campus Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building represents an exclamation point of sorts on the Dayton area’s long-term attention to neuroscience. Premier Health, Kettering Health Network, Dayton Children’s Hospital and others have made investments in brain and …
March 19, 2015
Graduate environmental science student Alison Agather will measure mercury levels in the Arctic Ocean as part of an international expedition.
March 16, 2015
PET/CT scanner, which will be housed in the new Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building, puts Wright State at forefront of medical-diagnostic research.
March 11, 2015
Wright State alumna and middle school teacher Beverly Stambaugh is working with the National Science Foundation as an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow.
March 10, 2015
Wright State neuroscientists are collaborating with clinicians at Johns Hopkins Medicine to determine whether they can help paralyzed patients after overcoming sepsis infection.
March 09, 2015
Wright State University Libraries offers Research Toolkit: Better Research Faster, a series of workshops designed to improve student research skills.
March 09, 2015
Excerpt In addition to being a fine collaboration between two of the Miami Valley’s most venerable institutions, the upcoming presentation of Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem” is the fulfillment of a family’s lifelong wish. The institutions are the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra …

 

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Faculty Senate

What is Faculty Governance?
The history of faculty governance at Wright State University is grounded in the founding of the university, beginning with the establishment of Academic Council in 1966, which was also accompanied by quarterly General Faculty Meetings. Academic Council evolved into Faculty Senate in June 1997 and General Faculty Meetings were eliminated in May 2005 when faculty approved a revised Faculty Constitution.

 


AAUP-WSU

Wright State University’s chapter -- the AAUP-WSU-- welcomes all university faculty into its membership. The chapter also acts as the collective bargaining agent for tenure-track and tenured faculty (excepting those holding certain administrative appointments at the rank of chair and higher) on both the Dayton and Celina (Lake) campuses. All Wright State University faculty -- instructors, lecturers, clinical faculty, adjunct faculty, faculty with administrative appointments, as well as faculty in the bargaining unit described above -- are cordially invited to join the AAUP-WSU.