These bodies provide a mechanism for faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences to participate more effectively in the deliberations and governance at Johns Hopkins University.

Faculty Senate

The role of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (KSAS) Faculty Senate is to provide a forum for the faculty of the Krieger School to participate effectively in the process of deliberative governance of the university. Membership in the electorate of the senate is held by all faculty who have full-time or emeritus appointments in the Krieger School. Senate elections are held annually in the spring.

Shared Governance Council

The Shared Governance Council (SGC) is an advisory body whose purpose is to bring faculty, administration and students together for the development and review of policies and issues that affect the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences as a whole. This body, which consists of 18 voting members that reflect the range of disciplines and faculty roles within them, plays a critical role in decision-making within KSAS.

Upcoming Meetings

  • December 6, 2021


Non-Voting Members

  • Chris Cannon, Vice Dean for Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Bertrand Garcia-Moreno, Vice Dean for Natural Sciences
  • Mary Favret, Vice Dean for Graduate Education, and Centers and Programs
  • Erin Rowe, Vice Dean for Undergraduate Education
  • Kofi Ofori, Senior Associate Dean for Finance and Administration
  • Bess Vincent, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives

Homewood Faculty Assembly

The Homewood Faculty Assembly provides a forum for the faculty to discuss and make recommendations concerning matters pertaining to the purposes and functioning of the University.

Homewood Academic Council

The Homewood Academic Council preserves and enhances the academic excellence of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering. The Academic Council is charged to pursue this mission, whether directly or through its duly appointed subcommittees and designees.