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FSU Executive Committee Special Election


Dear Tenured FSU Member, 

We write to inform you that a tenured member of the Executive Committee has resigned. 

The FSU will be holding a special election to fill the vacant seat for a Tenured representative on the executive committee.  The term of office is October 2, 2020 to May 2022.  

Nominations open on September 8th with voting taking place September 25h to October 2nd.  

Please consider running.  The executive committee meets for two hours each month to vote on the FSU budget, FSU policy matters, etc., and is looking for someone who can actively participate in its activities.  Fall 2020 meetings are 4:00- 5:30PM on Fridays.  Please contact the FSU Elections Committee or an executive committee member if you need further information (for more information on the FSU Executive Committee see here).  

The election schedule is below:  




Special Election Announcement  

Week of Aug 17th 

FSU Elections Committee send email to tenured faculty announcing a special election including the election schedule 


Second Announcement 

September 2nd  

FSU Elections Committee sends email about the special election.  Attaches the Nomination Form. 


Nomination Period 

Tues., Sept 8th to Weds. Sept 16th 


Nominations accepted during this time. 

Nomination Form review 

Sept 17th  

Elections Committee reviews submitted nomination forms. 


Slate announcement 

September 18th 

Elections Committee informs members of those on the ballot 



Sept 18th to 25th   

One-week campaign period begins once slate is announced and ends at 8:59AM September 25th  



Friday, Sept 25th to Friday, Oct 2nd  


One week voting period.  

Election Results 

October 2nd  

Email to members with results including votes for each candidate. 

New hires (TTs and promoted to TT) effective September 1st.     Labor Day is Monday, September 7th.   

Classes start Tuesday, September 8th.  

Fall Executive Committee meetings are September 11th and 25th, October 16th and 30th, November 6th and 20th and December 4th and 18th.  

Please feel free to contact us at 

The Elections Committee 

Caroline Coscia 

Jessica Holden 

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