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College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Committees

Additional information regarding the committees is found in the College Constitution.

 

Faculty Council

The College of Arts and Sciences shall have a Faculty Council to represent the faculty and to assist the Dean in the orderly management of the College. The Faculty Council shall serve as the Screening and Steering Committee of the Faculty for the consideration of all matters of academic policy. It shall have the responsibility to advise the Dean on all academic and budgetary matters. The Council shall maintain communication with all standing committees and ad hoc committees appointed by the Council.

Members of the Faculty Council for the 2018-2019 academic year are:

Sage Perrott
Tema Stauffer
Yousif Elhindi
Josh Reid
Isabel Gomez Sobrino
Nicole Lewis
Melanie Richards
Joe Moore
Christian Zembower
Rico Ignace
Matt McBee
Jonathan Taylor

Art and Design
Art and Design
Literature and Language
Literature and Language
Literature and Language
Mathematics and Statistics
Media and Communication
Music
Music
Physics and Astronomy
Psychology
Theatre and Dance

 

Council of Chairs

The Council of Chairs shall consist of the chair of every department and directors of Centers of Excellence of the College of Arts & Sciences or their designated representative. It shall also include a member from the Faculty Council.

Educational Affairs Committee

The Educational Affairs Committee shall maintain oversight of all policies concerning new courses, academic programs, curricular changes, or other educational affairs within the College and make recommendations to the Dean. The committee makes recommendations to the Dean regarding the candidate for the annual Jewell Friend Lecture.

Members of the Educational Affairs Committee for the 2018-2019 academic year are:

Lee Bidgood
Wesley Buerkle
Eileen Ernenwein
Mark Baumgartner
Isabel Gomez Sobrino
Robert Beeler
Stephanie Frye-Clark
Heather Killmeyer
Matthew Palmatier

Appalachian Studies
Communication and Performance
Geosciences
Literature and Language
Literature and Language
Mathematics and Statistics
Music
Music
Psychology

 

Tenure and Promotion Committee

The Tenure and Promotion Committee reviews applications and serves to provide college recommendations in matters pertaining to faculty promotion and tenure. The committee makes recommendations directly to the Dean.

Members of the Tenure and Promotion Committee for the 2018-2019 academic year are: 

Mindy Herrin
Chris Gregg
Jesse Graves
Robert Gardner
Christian Zembower
Keith Green
Frank Hagelberg
Jon Ellis
Leslie McCallister
Bobby Funk

Art & Design
Geosciences
Literature and Language
Mathematics and Statistics
Music
Philosophy and Humanities
Physics and Astronomy
Psychology
Sociology & Anthropology
Theatre and Dance

 

Evaluation Committee for Non-instructional Assignments

The Evaluation Committee for NIAs reviews applications and makes recommendations for Non-instructional Assignments directly to the Dean.

Members of this committee for the 2018-2019 academic year are: 

Robert Sawyer
Michele Joyner
Shara Lange

Literature and Language
Mathematics and Statistics
Media and Communication

 

Advisory Committee on Faculty Awards

The Faculty Awards Advisory Committee reviews nominations and makes recommendations for the annual Faculty Awards.

Members of this committee for the 2018-2019 academic year are:

Dane Scott
Chris Rush
Matthew Fehskens
Susan Waters
Esther Park
David Harker

Chemistry
Criminal Justice and Criminology
Literature and Language
Media and Communication
Music
Philosophy and Humanities

 

Basler Chair Selection Committee 

The Basler Chair Selection Committee reviews nominations and makes a recommendation for the annual Basler Chair.

Members of the Basler Chair Selection Committee for the 2018-2019 academic year are:

Eileen Ernenwein
Katrina Heil
Scott Honeycutt
Dan Westover
Anant Godbole
Gerald Deehan

Geosciences
Literature and Language
Literature and Language
Literature and Language
Mathematics and Statistics
Psychology

 

Academic Dishonesty and Grade Appeal Committee

This committee reviews charges of Academic Dishonesty and Student Grade Appeals as described in university policy. The committee is formed on an as-needed basis.

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