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Jan 15

Special Notice Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

Roaring Return

For important updates on Lindenwood University campus safety precautions and associated information from public health officials, please visit our Roaring Return page and the CDC's COVID-19 site. Complete the Initial Assessment Survey to report symptoms, exposure, or positive test results of COVID-19.

Faculty Council

The Faculty Council is a shared governance body for faculty members at Lindenwood University. Principal responsibilities of the Lindenwood Faculty Council are as follows:

  • To evaluate and make recommendations on faculty and administrative personnel matters, including faculty positions, candidates, promotions, hiring, initial ranks, professional responsibilities, and recognitions;
  • To evaluate faculty personnel policies and procedures, and recommend periodic revisions and improvements in those areas;
  • To define and promote scholarly activities;
  • To serve as the representatives of the faculty in regard to review, evaluation, and adoption of academic policies and procedures, including general education structure and advancement;
  • To plan, call, and run all general faculty meetings and regularly scheduled general faculty workshops;
  • To review and recommend policies and/or actions appropriate to address issues of concern submitted by faculty members, faculty committees, or the administration;
  • To maintain the Lindenwood University Guidebook through a collaborative effort involving all Faculty Council, staff Council, human resources, and administration;
  • To support and ensure that academic freedom is maintained and encouraged at Lindenwood University;
  • To play an instrumental role in the development and approval of academic and classroom policies;
  • To participate in the review and planning of University-wide initiative

Faculty Council Members 2020-2021

Chair: Annie Alameda

Vice Chair: Nick Wintz

Ombudsman: Grant Shostak

Secretary: Meri Marsh

Academic School Representatives:

School of Arts, Media, and Communications
Joe Weber and Janet Strzelec

Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship
Dan Sweeney and Robert Talbott

School of Education
Lynda Leavitt and Denise King

School of Health Sciences
Katie Shoff and Darrell DeMartino

School of Humanities
Meri Marsh and Ana Schnellmann

School of Sciences
Nick Wintz and Grant Hargate

Ex Officio Members
Mark Arant and Deb Ayres

Employee Spotlight

Lindenwood’s Senior Professor of Art and Design will be featured in his fourth exhibition this year

Lindenwood’s Senior Professor of Art and Design John Troy will be featured in his fourth exhibition this year. He will have two paintings, titled “2137” and “Hartley,” featured in the Manifest Gallery’s HOMAGE exhibition in Cincinnati. The exhibit received 273 submissions from 87 artists before narrowing it down to 14 pieces by nine artists; only three of the artists, including Professor Troy, had more than one piece accepted.

Employee Spotlight

Molly Hudgins named Dean, Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship

Yesterday, University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Mark Arant, announced the appointment of Molly Hudgins, JD, as dean of Lindenwood’s Robert W. Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship (PSB&E).

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