Academic Council

Reports to:

Provost

Charge:

Take action on curricular proposals emerging from Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Graduate Council, and GEAC;  

Take action on University-wide admission and retention policies;

  Consider (and take action when warranted) on proposals to create new entities or pursue new or revised major academic initiatives/agendas/policies (e.g., Summer School, Continuing Studies, Research, etc.);

  Process information, advise, and take action (when warranted) re proposals involving distance education, online education, cohort students, extended campus initiatives, student   retention and persistence to graduation;

  Advise, consider, and take action (when warranted) re academic issues brought forth for consideration by the Provost or by any member of the Council; and

Advise, consider, and take action (when warranted) re matters impacting academic standards, academic honors, and assessment of academic effectiveness.

 

Status

Membership  Structure

Name

Voting and all terms are Indefinite

  Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

CHAIR

Dr. Bert Bach

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and SACS Liaison

Dr. Marsh Grube

Vice Provost for Enrollment Services

Dr. Ramona Williams

Vice Provost for Research and Sponsored Programs

Dr. Bill Duncan

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Executive Director, Planning and Analysis

Dr. William Kirkwood

Vice Provost for Academic Technology Support

Dr. Karen King

Associate Vice President for Health Affairs

Dr. Jane Jones

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

Dr. Sally Lee

Dean, Arts and Sciences

Dr. Gordon Anderson

Dean,  Business and Technology

Dr. Dennis Depew

Dean, Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences

Dr. Don Samples

Dean, Continuing Studies

Dr. Rick Osborn

Dean, Education

Dr. Angela Lewis (interim)

Dean, Graduate Studies

Dr. Cecilia McIntosh

Dean, Honors College

Dr. Judy Slagle (interim)

Dean, Libraries

Ms. Patricia Van Zandt

Dean, Medicine

Dr. Robert Means

Dean, Nursing

Dr. Wendy Nehring

Dean, Pharmacy

Dr. Larry Calhoun

Dean, Public Health

Dr. Randy Wykoff

President, Faculty Senate

Dr. Virginia Foley

Vice President, Faculty Senate

Dr. Susan Epps

Past President, Faculty Senate

Dr. Randy Byington

Chair, Council of Chairs

Dr. David Roane

Chair, Graduate Council

Dr. Lori Marks

Chair, Research Development Committee

Dr. David Hurley

Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Dr. Jill Leroy-Frazier

Representative, General Education Advisory Council

Ms. Kellie Price

President, Graduate and Professional Student Association

Mr. Parker Dabbs (designate)

President, Student Government Association

Mr. Zack Sholes (designee)

Special Assistant to the President for Equity & Diversity (ex-officio, non-voting) Ms. Mary Jordan

Updated 22 September 2014