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Faculty Council

The Peabody College Faculty Council represents the educational aspects of the administration of the college, The faculty council develops and makes recommendations on the course curricula of the college, as well as policies for teaching coursework.

For 2015 - 2016, Representatives are:

AT LARGE Representatives:                                                     

John Braxton (LPO – At Large, elected 2015-16)                        

Andrea Capizzi (SPED – At Large, elected 2015-16)                   

Amanda Goodwin (T&L – At Large, elected 2014-15)

Nina Martin (PHD – At Large, elected 2015-2016)

Velma McBride Murry (HOD – At Large, elected 2015-2016)                    

DEPARTMENTAL Representatives:

Andy Finch (HOD - Dept. Rep, elected 2013-14)                         

Amy Palmeri (T&L – Dept. Rep., elected 2014-15)                      

Chris Quinn Trank (LPO - Dept. Rep, elected 2013-14)                

Georgene Troseth (PHD - Dept. Rep, elected 2013-14)               

Naomi Tyler (SPED - Dept. Rep, elected 2014-15)                      


Mark Cannon (Faculty Senate Liaison, LPO)

Brian Heuser (Past Chair of the Council, LPO)

Fall Meeting Dates:

Tuesday, September 15, 12:30-2:00

Monday, October 19, 12:30-2:00

Wednesday, November 18th, 12:30-2:00

Monday, December 7th, 12:30-2:00


Faculty Constitution

Faculty Council members 2012 - 2013

College Procedural Guidelines for Appointment, Renewal, Promotion and Tenure at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University

(Approved by Peabody Faculty Council October 14, 2014)

Guidelines to be followed for all tenure-stream faculty appointments, reviews, and promotions and tenure, and non-tenure faculty appointments, reappointments and renewals.

Meeting Minutes

January 2010

February 2010

No meeting March 2010

April 2010

Add/Change Course Forms

Course Change Form
Note: Typically, a change form should be used when a new course number does not need to be assigned.

Add a Course/New Course Form
Note: Classes that have been taught as a special topics course and you would like to be approved as its own course need to be on an add form.

Course changes and addition forms require departmental approval, indicated by the department chair's signature. Completed forms should be sent to your departmental representative on the curriculum committee (an electronic copy and a signed copy).

New Program or Track Approval Form

New Program/Track Approval Form

To send anonymous feedback to the Faculty Council, click on this survey link: