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Aug 1

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. Resources for faculty preparing courses for the Roaring Return can be located at

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 2019-2020

Chair: Annie Alameda

Vice Chair: Nick Wintz

Ombudsman: TBD

Secretary: Meri Marsh

Academic School Representatives:

School of Accelerated Degree Programs
Cindy Manjounes

School of Arts, Media, and Communications
Jeff Barudin and Grant Hargate

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
Marilyn Abbott, Deb Ayres, and Renee Porter

Employee Spotlight

Nohara-LeClair Recognizes Students with COVID-19 Special Teamwork Award

Psychology Professor Dr. Michiko Nohara-LeClair recently awarded all of her students with a COVID-19 Special Teamwork Award.

Employee Spotlight

Mark Falkowski Named General Counsel for Lindenwood

Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo., has named veteran lawyer Mark Falkowski as its general counsel. He will begin work at the university on May 4, 2020.

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