Senate Leadership

The University Senate is an essential component of University governance. For this reason, students, faculty, and staff from each unit of the university are represented within the Senate.

The University Senate is composed of:

  • Ex officio members from the university administration
  • Members of the Faculty Council
  • Executive board members from the Employee Council, Emory University Postdoctoral Association, Student Government Association, and Graduate Student Government Association
  • Faculty and Student Representatives from each school
  • Representatives from alumni, librarians, staff, and academic deans

2024 – 2025 Roster

Executive Committee





PresidentGeorge ShepherdSchool of Law2023-2026
Past-PresidentNitika GuptaSchool of Medicine2021-2025
President-ElectNoelle McAfeeCollege of Arts and Sciences2024-2027
SecretaryWalter KolisCampus Services2024-2025
President of GSGAFrancis YejiLaney Graduate School2024-2025
President of SGAAbigail DubinskiCollege of Arts and Sciences2024-2025
President of Oxford SGAKenan BajraktarevicOxford College 2024-2025
President of Staff CouncilApril EdwardSchool of Medicine2023-2026
Past-President of Staff CouncilShervon LewisCampus Services2022-2025
President-Elect of Staff CouncilLiz CarlinoCampus Life2024-2027
Chair of EU-PDAIan KroutSchool of Medicine2023-2024

Past Leadership