Members of the council serve a term of three years and are confirmed by the executive vice president and provost. The council is composed of:

  • nine members, which must include one lecturer, appointed by the governing body of the faculty, currently the Faculty Senate;
  • four members appointed by the governing body of the students, currently joint nominations of the USG and GPSG;
  • one member appointed by the governing body of the staff, currently the Staff Council; and 
  • the director of the Center for Teaching (ex-officio).

The Council is chaired by a faculty member selected by the president of the Faculty Senate.

2022-2023 Council on Teaching Members

Laurie Croft, Chair
Clinical Professor, Teaching and Learning, College of Education

Matthew Arndt
Associate Professor, School of Music, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Megan Dehner
Masters of Art Education, College of Education

Connor French
Undergraduate Student, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Maxwell Lei Geng
Professor, Chemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Elke Heckner
Lecturer, German, Division of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Terri Hein 
Senior Director, HR Services

Sophia Hueser
Undergraduate Student, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Richard Peter
Associate Professor, Finance, Tippie College of Business 

Yolanda Spears
Clinical Assistant Professor , School of Social Work, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

Carrie Swanson
Associate Professor, Philosophy, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mitch Winterlin
Undergraduate Student, College of Education

Kristan Worthington
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering

Hanna Zembrzuska
Clinical Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine-Immunology, Carver College of Medicine 


Administrative Liaison:  Tanya Uden-Holman
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of the University College 

Affiliated (non-voting)Anna Flaming
Director, Center for Teaching

Administrative Staff:   TBN
Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost