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University Governance

East Tennessee State University

Intercollegiate Athletics Standing Committee

Reports to:

President

Charge:

Recommend policies and procedures relating to the University's participation in intercollegiate athletics.

Areas for consideration include but are not limited to the assurance of compliance with National Collegiate Athletics Association, Southern Conference, Tennessee Board of Regents, and University regulations.

Recommend policies and procedures relating to the attainment and maintenance of competitive excellence within the student-athlete concept.

Address issues related to student welfare.

Monitor the entering academic qualifications of student athletes, academic programs and scholastic achievement of student-athletes while enrolled in the University, and athletic scheduling as it relates to the academic needs of the participants, as well as addressing issues relating to Title IX.

Monitor budgets for intercollegiate athletics.

Meeting Schedule:

Third Thursday of September, November, February, and April from 11:30-1:00 in the East Tennessee Room, Culp Center

Status

Membership  Structure

Name

Area of Representation

Length of Term

Voting

One Faculty from each of the Eight Colleges

Dr. Stephen Marshall

Arts & Sciences

2018

Dr. Taylor Stevenson

Business & Technology

2018

Dr. Randy Byington

Clinical & Rehabilitative Health Sciences

2020

Dr. Don Good

Education

2019

Dr. Russell Brown

Medicine

2019

Dr. Patricia Vanhook

Nursing

2018

Dr. Jim Thigpen

Pharmacy

2019

Dr. Nathan Hale

Public Health

2020

Faculty Athletic Conference Representative

Dr. Susan Epps, CHAIR

Southern Conference

Indefinite

Three Staff Representatives, with one being from International Programs

Mr. Tim Dills

Staff at large

2018

Ms. Stefanie Murphy

Staff at large

2019

TBD

TBD

2020

One Alumni Representative

Mr. Don Raines

Alumni

2019

Representative from the Student Government Association

Ms. Jazmyne Richards

SGA

2018

Two Student Athletes selected by the Student Athlete Advisory Council

Ms. Kylie Rutherford

Female Student Athletes

2018

Mr. Austin Herink

Male Student Athletes

2018

Non-Voting/ Ex-officio

Athletic Director

Dr. Richard Sander

Intercollegiate Athletics

Indefinite

Representative from Athletic Academic Services

TBD

Athletic Academic Services

Indefinite

Equity & Diversity Director

Dr. Angela Lewis

Strategic Initiatives

Indefinite

 Updated: 20 November 2017

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