Academic Services Committees

Academic Services Committees

ACADEMIC COUNCIL

ch. Michael LaCourse

To deal with all policies and issues pertaining to instruction, including instructional support.

Sylvia Bradshaw, Debra Bryant, Richard Featherstone, Nancy Hauck, Jeff Jarvis, Mark Jeffreys, Jim Haendiges, Matt Morin, Eric Pedersen, Sandra Peterson, Brenda Sabey, Laura Snelson, David Wade, Sarah Ramaker, Kyle Wells, David Zielke, *Andrea Brown, *Mo Eckroth, *Carlene Holm, *Mike Olson, *J.D. Robertson, *David Roos, *Travis Rosenberg, *Julie Stender, *Secretary – Sheila Bastian. [*] ex officio members

CURRICULUM COMMITTEE

ch. Brent Yergensen

To review and recommend approval of all courses and program changes, including course fees, degrees, and course and program eliminations.

Robert Carlson, Ami Comeford, Nate Staheli, Chizu Matsubara, Greg Murray,  Steven Sullivan, Russ Ross, Patricia Wintch, Susan Hart, Glenn Webb, McGarren Flack

ACADEMIC APPEALS COMMITTEE

ch. Sherry Floerchinger

To adjudicate appeals from a student or faculty of a dean’s decision on an academic action. To accept and decide on petitions for exemptions to University General Education and graduation requirements. To conduct hearings and recommend sanctions to the Vice President Academic Services.

Andrew Wilcox, Randal Chase, Angie Child, John Jones, Ken Peterson, Del Smith, Linda Jones

ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE

ch. Randy Jasmine

To organize academic-program assessment training and provide coaching for fellow assessment coordinators, faculty at large, and administration.

Wendy Schatzberg, Lucia Taylor, Brenda Armstrong, Derrick Esplin, Timothy Francis, Dee Murray, Steve Bui

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY COMMITTEE

ch. Shandon Gubler

To hear student appeals to Student Rights and Responsibilities Policy regarding academic misconduct.

Michael Harding, Bryan Poulsen, Jennifer Harrington, Rebecca DiVerneiro, Lisa Welch, Hosok O, Jeri Crosby

DIXIE FORUM COMMITTEE

ch. John Burns

To plan and coordinate guest speakers for the forum program.

Jeffrey Yule, Elizabeth Cornwall, Jay Sneddon, Jeremy Young, Braden Lindstrom, Timothy Bywater, Sue Bennett, Sara Gallo, Shane Christensen

ESL COMMITTEE

ch. Scott Miles

To track demand for courses and programs that develop competencies in written and spoken English needed by degree-seeking international students and to develop competencies in English needed by multicultural degree-seeking domestic students.

Richard Andes, Florence Bacabac, Michael Peterson, Cindy King, Ka-Wai Yu, Michele Poast, Kevin Hajovsky

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR COORDINATOR COMMITTEE

ch. Tracy Wheeler

To plan, coordinate, and evaluate the quality, content, and effectiveness of teacher preparation programs.

Brent Albrecht, Luis Arevalo, Greg Bartholomew, Kelly Bringhurst, Shane Christensen, Sean George, Micheal Harding, Braden Lindstrom, Chizu Matsubara,Chip McLeod, Lisa Mitchell, Greg Murray, Erin O’Brien, Woody O’dil, Rhonda Rhodes, Glenn Webb

FACULTY EXCELLENCE COMMITTEE

ch. Samuel Tobler

To promote academic standards for teaching and learning; to recommend faculty evaluation policy.

Jessie Hicks, Jerald Harris, Phillip Haslam, Kristeen Davies, Linda Rogers, Helen Saar, Mark LaVoie, Nicole LaVoie, David Harris, Andrew Wilcox, Lisa Welch, Angela Child, Ed Wu, Nabil Ouassini

NEW FACULTY EXPERIENCE COMMITTEE

ch. Adriana Brandt

To help orient first-year faculty to the culture of DSU in order to help them be successful and to offer assistance to second-year faculty navigating the tenure process.

Mark Olson, Cara Calvo, Steve Bui, Tiera Rigby, Kristine Olson, Leonor Ceballos, Michael Cartmill, Joy McMurrin, Ka-Wai Yu, Phillip Garner, Jie Liu, Aaron Davis, Eric Young, Bruce Harris, Scott Allen

GENERAL EDUCATION ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE

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To coordinate the process for institution-level assessment of the general education program, and report the findings and make recommendations to the General Education Committee.

Jason Wilde, Dianne Aldrich, Russ Saxton, John Wolfe, Sean George, Jesse Hicks, Scott Lindsey, Janet Campbell, April Peterson

GENERAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE

ch. Erin Ortiz

To evaluate, review, coordinate, assess, and recommend discipline-based courses and assess GE outcomes as part of an intentional and integrated general education degree plan.

Roger Hale, Russell Saxton, Linda Jones, Dianne Aldrich, Linda Wright, John Wolfe, Ami Comeford, Phillip Garner, Nancy Ross, Rebecca DiVerniero, Joseph Lovell, Vinodh Chellamuthu,

GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT COMMITTEE

ch. Luis Arevalo and Catherine Odera

To review all new requests for international exchanges or study abroad proposals.

Jennifer Meyer, Cindy King, Kevin Hajovsky, Leonor Ceballos, Lucia Taylor, Shadman Bashir, Helen Saar, Verl Anderson, Jared Dupree, Debra Forbush, Viki Points, Kelly Bringhurst, Kathryn Syssoyeva, Nancy Hauck

INSTITUTIONAL STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT & ACCREDITATION COMMITTEE

ch. Debra Bryant

To coordinate and implement measurements to assess current and ongoing student academic performance; to facilitate and coordinate the collection and analysis of evidence of institutional effectiveness, including issues related to accreditation.

Derrick Esplin, Jared Dupree, April Peterson, Timothy Francis, Linda Jones, Costel Ionita, Sophie George, Greg Murray

LIBRARY COMMITTEE

ch. David Zielke

Formulate recommendations to facilitate development and improvement regarding library resources; facilities, and services; disseminate that information to academic departments.

Paul Abegg, Barrett Beck, Rhiannon Bent, Tim Bywater, Ross Decker, Mathew Harris, Adina Ionita, Michael Peterson, Donald Warner, Drew Wilcox

POLICY EXCEPTIONS COMMITTEE

ch. Karen Bauer

To approve or disapprove student petitions for exceptions to policies, procedures and deadlines. To hear appeals of academic standing and to rule on petitions for reinstatement of student status after repeated academic suspension.

Janice Hayden, Joy McMurrin, Diane Albertini, Chip McLeod, Dennis Martinez, Mark Houser, Randal Chase, Jessica Robinson

FACULTY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

ch. Clint Buhler

To facilitate faculty professional development.

Susan Caton, Alex Chamberlain, Jeremy Young, Sandra Petersen, Steven Day, Marius van der Merwe

UNIVERSITY POST-PROBATION REVIEW COMMITTEE

ch. Theda Wrede

(3yr term)

5 Tenured FULL Professors elected for 3 year term; chair appointed by VP/Faculty Senate from Tenured Full Rank faculty.

Brad Barry (ends 2019), Bill Christensen (ends 2019), Bart Stander (ends 2018), Karen Bauer (ends 2018)

UNIVERSITY FACULTY REVIEW COMMITTEE

ch. Curt Walker (ends 2019)

To act on promotion, intermediate, and tenure reviews, and provide written recommendations regarding reappointment at the intermediate review, advancement in rank at a promotion review, and award of tenure at the tenure review. Committee is nine tenured, elected faculty members serving three year terms.

Sandra Petersen (ends 2018), Clare Banks (ends 2018), Randy Jasmine (ends 2019), Deanne Murray (ends 2019), Gabriela Chilom (ends 2018), Kristine Olson (ends 2020), Paul Abegg (ends 2020)

 

SERVICE LEARNING COMMITTEE

ch. David Zielke

To promote academic service learning and facilitate institutionalization by identifying external opportunities for service learning.

Debra Forbush, Jennifer Harrington, Luis Arevalo, Cindy King, Brent Albrecht, Paul Abegg, Travis Seegmiller

SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE

ch. Tracey O’Kelly

To promote, encourage, explore and develop an effective sustainability initiative on campus.

Costel Ionita, Katherine Leigh, Jerald Harris, Joseph Francom, Allyson Hamilton, Theda Wrede, Kristeen Davies, Sophie George, Linda Galloway

TEACHING AND LEARNING COMMITTEE

ch. Roger Hale

To foster teaching excellence leading to enhanced learning by providing resources, opportunities for enrichment, and strategies to support, strengthen, and recognize high quality and innovative teaching, by working closely with the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence in order to advise and support the Director.

Jameson Hardy, Deanne Murray, Cara Calvo, Katherine Snyder, Travis Ficklin, Mark Olson, Maria Ortiz, Donald Fisher, Matthew Harris, Todd Hess, Richard Andes, Nabil Ouassini

WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER COMMITTEE

ch. Cari Buckner

Kathleen Broeder, Nicole LaVoie, Sherry Floerchinger, Jennifer Harrington, Elizabeth Cornwall, Clare Banks, Florence Bacabac, Ami J Comeford, Sara Gallo

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH COMMITTEE

ch. Rico Del Sesto

To promote, coordinate, and celebrate undergraduate student research achievements across campus.

Kathryn Syssoyeva, Robert Matheson, Stephen Armstrong, John Wolfe, Tiffany Petersen, Travis Ficklin, Jesse Hicks, Gabriela Chilom, Erin O’Brien, Abu Khan, Erin Ortiz, John Burns, Kathleen Broeder, Adriana Brandt, Jeffrey Yule