Faculty Senate

Welcome to the Southern University at Shreveport Faculty Senate.
Exciting things are happening among and around us!

The Faculty Senate is an organization of service and Faculty governance.

To learn more about the role, scope, mission and governing principles of the Southern University at Shreveport Faculty Senate, please see the Faculty Senate Constitution. The Faculty Senate also works in partnership with the newly organized Southern University at Shreveport chapter of a national body of colleagues: the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). 

We are pleased to announce the Faculty Senate Officials for the years 2018-2020:
  • President: Shelia Swift
  • Vice President:  La Tanya Brittentine
  • Recording Secretary: Cheryl Blackshire
  • Treasurer: Harolyn Wilson
  • Corresponding Secretary: Joslin Pickens-Denson
  • Parliamentarian:  Sonya D. Hester

Senators that represent their respective areas in Division of Allied Health Sciences and Nursing (DAHS &Nursing), Business, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (BSTEM), and Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education (AHSSE):

Name    Division
Patricia Raphiel-Brown DAHS and Nursing
Dr. Vanessa White            BSTEM
Daphne Thibeaux               DAHS
Breunka Moon BSTEM
Debra Ross DAHS
Jerushka Ellis AHSSE
Marci Collins BSTEM
Bonnie Gadette DAHS and Nursing
Newanna Williams            DAHS and Nursing
Catherine Dean Library
Joyce Cottingham                      AHSSE


2019 Faculty Senate Constitution

We invite you to email us at facultysenate@susla.edu. You may also contact our President at sswift@susla.edu or phone 318.670.9646. Your voice matters!

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