The Catholic University of America recognizes the many valuable contributions that part-time faculty make to the University community. This website is intended to provide helpful information on policies and procedures, campus resources, and important updates on news and events throughout the year. 

Part-Time Faculty Committee

Rick Thompson (Engineering), Elizabeth Shaw (Philosophy), Janet Timbie (Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures), Jennifer Davis, Chair of the Part-Time Committee (History), Ruth White (National Catholic School of Social Service), Jim Quirk (Politics)

The current composition of the committee is as follows, pictured (L to R): Rick Thompson (Engineering), Elizabeth Shaw (Philosophy), Janet Timbie (Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures), Jennifer Davis, Chair of the Part-Time Committee (History), Ruth White (National Catholic School of Social Service), Jim Quirk (Politics), David Clark, not pictured (Anthropology), and Raymond J. Wyrsch, not pictured (Busch School of Business).

The Part-Time Faculty Committee meets several times each year to discuss the interests and needs of part-time faculty and regularly consults with the Provost.

Questions, comments, concerns? Please contact us. 

News and Events

Congratulations to the winners of our Part-Time Faculty Teaching Awards for 2019-20:

  • From the Professional Schools: Daniel Zachem, Esq., Columbus School of Law
  • From Arts, Sciences and Humanities: Dr. Shawqi Talia, Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures
  • From the Ecclesiastical Schools: Rev. Dr. Frank Donio, S.A.C., School of Theology and Religious Studies

These awards were presented at the Part-Time Faculty Dinner and Town Hall on Thursday, March 5, 2020. Learn more about Fr. Frank's journey from Catholic University undergraduate student to this teaching award in this story from the History Department.  

President John Garvey speaking with Dr. Shawqi Talia at the Part-Time Faculty Awards Dinner on march 5, 2020.President Garvey, Fr. Frank Donio and Provost Aaron Dominguez

Above Left: President John Garvey speaking with Dr. Shawqi Talia after the presentation of his award on March 5, 2020. Above Right: President John Garvey, Fr. Frank Donio, S.A.C. and Provost Aaron Dominguez at the Part-Time Faculty Awards Dinner on March 5, 2020. (Photos by Patrick Ryan) 

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