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.

2023-2024 Council on Teaching Members

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

Alicia Ambler, Associate Professor of Instruction, English as a Second Language, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (appointed for Spring 2024)

Erin Barnes, Clinical Associate Professor of Counselor Education, College of Education

Eric Ensley, Curator of Rare Books and Maps, UI Libraries

Celine Fender,  Graduate Student of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies - Higher Education and Student Affairs, College of Education

Michelle Fravel, Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy

Elke Heckner, Associate Professor of Instruction of German, Division of World Languages, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Richard Peter, Associate Professor of Finance, Tippie College of Business 

Yolanda Spears, Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Social Work, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

David Stewart, Professor of Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Hanna Zembrzuska, Clinical Assistant Professor of 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: Erin Foster Hartley
Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost