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Advisory Council of Faculty Senates

In appreciation of the recognized importance of a collegial system of shared academic governance and to promote and strengthen the same for the public system of higher education in the State of Florida, as well as for each of the institutions within it, the Advisory Council of Faculty Senates (ACFS) establishes the means for faculty participation in the process of statewide public university governance. The fundamental purpose of the ACFS is to work toward better and higher quality educational opportunities in the system of public four-year colleges and universities overseen by the Board of Governors in the State of Florida. It shall serve as a mechanism to discuss issues of importance to higher education in Florida and provide input from a faculty perspective.


November 7, 2023
University of Central Florida

ACFS Shared Governance Statement


Chair :              Amanda Phalin                     [email protected]
Vice Chair :      Kimberly Dunn                      [email protected]
Past Chair:       Deanna Michael                    [email protected]

Florida A&M University (FAMU)
Ann Marie Cavazos                                         [email protected]
Bettye Grable                                                  [email protected]

Florida Atlantic University (FAU)
Kimberly Dunn                                                [email protected]
Kevin Wagner                                                 [email protected]

Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU)
Anna Carlin                                                     [email protected]
Jamie MacDonald                                           [email protected]

Florida International University (FIU)
Joerg Reinhold                                                [email protected]
Deanne Butchey                                              [email protected]

Florida Polytechnic University (Florida Poly)
Ala Alnaser                                                      [email protected]
Susan LeFrancios                                            [email protected]  

Florida State University (FSU)
Eric Chicken                                                    [email protected]
Erin Ryan                                                         [email protected]

New College of Florida (NCF)
Sarah Hernandez                                             [email protected]
David Harvey                                                   [email protected]

University of Florida (UF)
Danaya Wright                                                [email protected]
Amanda J. Phalin                                            [email protected]

University of Central Florida
Joseph Harrington                                          [email protected]
William Self                                                     [email protected]

University of North Florida (UNF)
John White                                                      [email protected]
Hanadi Hamadi                                               [email protected]

University of South Florida (USF)
Timothy Boaz                                                  [email protected]
Jenifer Schneider                                            [email protected]

University of West Florida (UWF)
Matt Crow                                                       [email protected]
Sherry Schneider                                             [email protected]

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