University Academic Council


The University Academic Council includes the president-elect, president, and past president from each of the four campuses.  It is the Senate's executive board and core of the Senate's Executive Committee (which also includes Senate committee chairs and ex officio members.)  The UAC chooses one of the four presidents to serve as its chair and the Senate's presiding officer.

  • Helene Ossipov, University Senate President
  • Brenda Hosley, President, Downtown Phoenix campus
  • Kristin Hoffner, President-elect, Downtown Phoenix campus
  • Sandra Mayo-Krieser, past president, Downtown Phoenix campus
  • Kathleen Puckett, President Polytechnic campus
  • Keith Hollinger, President-elect, Polytechnic campus
  • Thomas Schildgen, past president, Polytechnic campus
  • Cynthia Tompkins, President, Tempe campus
  • Arnold Maltz, President-elect, Tempe campus
  • Chouki El Hamel, past president, Tempe campus
  • Shari Collins, President West campus
  • Alejandra Elenes, President-elect, West campus
  • Barbara Guzzetti, past president, West campus

Ex officio non-voting:   Chris Kyselka, Secretary of the University Senate, Tempe campus