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2007 - 2008 Senate Minutes

2007 - 2008 Agendas, Minutes, and Meeting Materials - All meetings of the Faculty Senate begin at 3:10 p.m. and are held in the Signal Mountain Room in the University Center. To be placed on the Agenda, you must contact the Faculty Senate Secretary (Gretchen-Potts@utc.edu) or the Faculty Senate President (Gavin-Townsend@utc.edu). All meeting materials will be distributed electronically using this website.

Minutes of 2007 Organization Meeting held 04/19/07

Submission Deadlines

Fall 2007

September 6, 2007

September 20, 2007

October 4, 2007

October 18, 2007

November 1, 2007: MEETING CANCELLED

November 15, 2007

December 6, 2007

 


 

2007 - 2008 Senate Members

President: Gavin Townsend (ART)

First Vice-President: Joe Wilferth (ENGL)

Second Vice-President: Oralia Preble-Niemi (FLANG)

Past President: Richard Rice (HIS)

Secretary: Gretchen Potts (CHEM)

At-Large:

  • Tammy Garland, Assistant Professor (2007 - 2009)
  • Michelle White, Assistant Professor (2006 - 2008)
  • Linda Hill, Associate Professor (2007-2009)
  • Christ Stuart, Associate Professor (2007 - 2009)
  • Jim Hiestand, Professor (2006 - 2008)
  • Randy Walker, Professor (2006 - 2008)

Adjunct: Ann Thomas Moore (ENGL)

Behavioral Sciences:

  • Tom Buchanan (2007 - 2009)
  • Helen Eigenberg (2007 - 2009)
  • Terri LeMoyne (2007 - 2009)
  • Lyn Miles (2006 - 2008)

Business Adm.

  • Debbie Archambeault (2007-2009)
  • Beverly Brockman (2007 - 2009)
  • Diane Halstead (2006 - 2008)
  • Kathleen Wheatley (2007 - 2009)

Engin. & Comp. Sci.

  • Ignatius Fomunung (2006 - 2008)
  • Michel Holder (2007 - 2009)
  • Claire McCullough (2006 - 2008)
  • Yang, Li (2007 - 2009)

 

 

 

 

Fine Arts

  • Stuart Benkert (2006 - 2008)
  • Mac Smotherman (2006 - 2008)
  • Patrick Sweetman (2007 - 2009)

CHEPS

  • John Freeman (2006 - 2008)
  • Dolly Gerregano (2006 - 2008)
  • Linda Johnston (2007 - 2009)
  • Kay Lindgren (2007-2009)
  • Michelle Vineyard (2006 - 2008)
  • Wertenberger, Dana (2007-2009)

Humanities

  • Matthew Guy (2006 - 2008)
  • Lauren Ingraham (2007 - 2009)
  • Rebecca Jones (2006 - 2008)
  • Oralia Preble-Niemi (2007 - 2009)
  • Felicia Sturzer (2006 - 2008)
  • Joe Wilferth (2006 - 2008)

Library

  • Colleen Harris (2006 - 2008)

Math and Sciences

  • Doug Kutz (2007 - 2009)
  • Marc Loizeaux (2007 - 2009)
  • Peggy Kovach (2006 - 2008)
  • Robert Marlowe (2006 - 2008)
  • Manuel Santiago (2006 - 2008)

Ex-Officio Members

  • Chancellor Roger Brown
  • Provost Phil Oldham
  • Assoc. Provost, Acad. Jocelyn Sanders
  • Assoc. Provost, Ac.Adm. David Pittenger
  • Vice Chancellor, Adm Richard Brown
  • Dean of Libraries Theresa Liedtka
  • Vice Chancellor, Stud. John Delaney

 

2007 - 2008 Committees

This is a list of all faculty committees, as well as University committees, and any ad hoc committees. See list in .pdf format.

Academic Standards
Bender, Fran ENGL, Chair
Gaudin, Tim BIOIL
Guy, Matthew ENGL
Norwood, Barbara NURS
Richards, Sean BIOL
Sompayrac, Joanie BACC
Sturzer, Felicia FOR LANG
Walters, Terry MATH
White, Steve BMGT
Student
Student
Provost
Registrar

Admissions
Holder, Michel ENGR Chair
Bishop, Taffe BMGT
Carter, Roland MUS

Collins, Linda BIOL
Ray, Barbara TPA
Rutledge, Valerie TPA
Rushing, Kit COMM
Ryan, Chris LIB
Wang, Ling-Jun PGA
Alternate Members (2):

DeGuzman, Melchor CRMJ

Ebbe, Obi SOC

Student
Director of Admissions
Registrar

Athletics
Pratt, Leila ECON, Chair
Brodsky, David POLS

Ewards, Billy MATH

Potts, Gretchen CHEM

Watson, Paul PSY
Student
Student
Chancellor’s Rep.
Assoc. Prov. Acad. Admin.
Director of Athletics
SoCon Faculty Rep.

Assoc. Ath. Dir. for Academics
Director of Admissions
Registrar

Bookstore
McGuffee, Karen CRMJ, Chair
Haynes, Paula BMKT

Kizza, Immaculate ENGL

Rabin, Alan ECON

Shaheen, Aaron ENGL

4 students
Dean of Library
Dir. of Aux. Operations
Bookstore Manager

Budget & Economic Status
Garrett, John ECON Chair
Belar, Stephanie POLS

Brodsky, David, POLS
Eltom, Ahmed ENGR
Freeman, John CHEPS

Gaudin, Tim BIOL

Helton, George GSD
Miles, Lyn SOC/ANTH

Rice, Richard HIST
Schurr, Andrea LIB
Stuart, Chris ENGL
Provost

Classroom Technology
Asllani, Beni MNGT Chair
Dileepan, P BMGT

Dieken, Holly HECO

Kendall, Catherine HECO
McDonald, Gary ENGR
Najberg, Andy ENGL

Roblyer, Margaret GSD

Smith, Cathie PHYT

Walters, Terry MATH

Wilkerson, Gary HHO
Director, Walker TRC

Committee on Committees (elected)
Wilferth, Joe ENGL Chair

Hiestand, Jim ENGR

Ingraham, Lauren ENGL
Johnston, Linda TPA

Sweetman, Patrick THSP

Wheatley, Kathleen BMGT

Curriculum
Hutchinson, Bruce ECON, Chair
Bosworth, Gerry Ann NURS
Carver, Ethan BIOL

Gaudin, Tim BIOL

Henley, Jim BMKT

Laing, Craig SOC
Lobo, Bento BFIN
Moody, Dana HECO

Palmer, Heather ENGL
Plaisted, Dennis PHIL

Prevost, Verbie ENGL

Rozema, Ed MATH
Smullen, Clint CPSC
Sompayrac, Joanie BACC

Zwitter, Miriam NURS

2 students
Assoc. Provost – Acad. Affrs.
Registrar

Departmental Honors
Kuhn, Steve MATH, Chair
Helton, George GSD

Kreiss, Deb BIOL

McDonald, Gary ENGR

Mebane, Rob CHEM

Phillips, John FOR LANG
Rehyanksy, Katherine ENGL
Turpin, Rick BACC
Ward, Jim HIST
White, Cindy BMGT
White, Michelle HIST
Student
Student
Dir. of Honors Program

Faculty/Administrative Relations
(elected)

Kutz, Doug CHEM (3nd yr)
Kuhn, Steve MATH (2st yr)

Lobo, Bento BFIN (1st yr)

Faculty Development Grants
Ingraham, Lauren ENGL, Chair
Aborn, David, BIOL

Bernard, Hinsdale GSD
Cairns, Virginia LIB

Cowan, Kay TPA
Eigenberg, Helen CRMJ
Gailey, Elizabeth COMM

Gibbs, Kristi CHEPS
Grant, Greg CHEM
Honerkamp, Nick SOC

Jones, Tracy PGA

McAllister, Deborah TPA
Pratt, Leila ECON
Ray, Barbara TPA
Rutledge, Valerie TPA
Simmons, Beverly LIB
Thompson, Jack CPSC

van der Merwe, Lucas MATH
Director, Walker WTRC

Faculty Handbook (elected)
Preble-Niemi, Oralia FLANG, Chair
Fomunung, Ignatius ENGR

Harris, Colleen LIB

Jones, Rebecca ENGL

Vineyard, Michelle HHP

White, Michelle HIST

Provost

Faculty Rating of Administration
Guinn, Cherry NURS, Chair
Brower, Jane TPA

Ebiefung, Aniekan MATH
McGuffee, Karen CRMJ

Reagor, Jane

Rybolt, Tom CHEM

Simmons, Beverly LIB

Secrest, Janet NURS
Student
Student
Dir. of OPEIR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty Research
Lynch, John CHEM, Chair
Allen, Tatiana PGA

Belinskey, Boris MATH
Bernard, Hinsdale GSD
Buffington, Ron ART

Cowan, Kay TPA

Garland, Tammy CRMJ
Hensley, Chris CRMJ

Jones, Frank ENGR
Kizza, Immaculate ENGL
Knight, Kyle CHEM

Knog, Lingju MATH

Lippy, Charles REL

McCullough, Claire ENGR
Rice, Richard HIST

Taylor, Valerie BMKT

Watson, Sandy TPA

Yang, Li CPSC
Associate Provost for Graduate Studies

General Education
Steinhoff, Anthony HIST, Chair
Aborn, David BIOL
Beech, Jennifer ENGL
Bromley, Rebekah COMM
Carter, Toni LIB
Eskildsen, Stephen PHIL
Hiestand, Jim ENGR
Kovach, Margaret BIOL
Reagor, Jane HHP
Sturzer, Felicia FOR LANG
Symes, Steven CHEM
Wakim, Judith NURS
Warren-Kring, Bonnie TPA
Williams, Dorothy SOCW
Student
Assoc. Prov. for Acad. Affrs.
 
Grade Appeals (appointed)
Kuhn, Stephen MATH, Chair
Jngram, Debbie PHYT
Potts, Gretchen CHEM
Alternates:
Lindgren, Kay NURS
Johnston, Linda TPA
 
Honor Court (appointed)
Norwood, Barbara NURS, Chair
Collins, Linda BIOL
Meyer, Gail CHEM
Smith, Joyce ENGL
Alternates:
Bell, Michael LIB
Dumas, Joe CPSC
Sompayrac, Joanie BACC
8 students
Vice Chan. For Student Affrs..
 
Library
Gavin, Tom BACC, Chair
Bernard, Hinsdale GSD
Carver, Ethan BIOL
Ebiefung, Aniekan MATH
Hampton, Bryan ENGL
Horne, Christopher POLS
Kendall, Catherine HECO
O'Dea, greg ENGL
Shaw, Joey BIOL
Simmons, Charlene COMM
Watson, Paul PSY
Student
Student
Student
Graduate Student
University Librarian
Assoc. Prov. for Acad. Affrs..

 
Mediation
Bradley, Janetta TPA, Chair
Gailey, Elizabeth COMM
Gibbs, Kristi CHEPS
 
Adjunct Faculty
Moore, Ann Thomas ENGL, Chair
Bruce, Scott HHP (Faculty)
Need one more Full time Faculty Member
Barrett, Jim EDUC (Adjunct)
Silver, Chris PSYC (Adjunct)
 
Petitions
Garland, Tammy CRMJ, Chair
Adams, Valarie LIB
Bosworth, Gerry Ann NURS
Holmes, Ann PGA
Purkey, Lynn FOR LANG
Radu, Valerie HECO
Schnurr, Andrea LIB
Tillman, Larry PHYT
Alternates:
Kriess, Deb BIOL
Williams, Dorothy SOCW
Student
Registrar
Vice Chan. for Student Affrs..

 
Publications Board
Sachsman, David COMM, Chair
Cox, Stephen LIB
Giffin, Phillip ECON
Vice Chan. for Student Affairs
Vice Chan. for Development
Director of Univ. Relations
2 Alumni
3 Students

 
Scholarships
Kutz, Doug CHEM, Chair
Guess, Pam CHEPS
Harris, Billy CPSC
Keatley, Virginia NURS
Kizza, Immaculate ENGL
Magnus, Ginny CHEPS
Mies, Jonathan PGA
Smith, Ron MATH
St. Goar, Rebecca MUS
Stanley, Robert FOR LANG
Welsh, Talia PHIL/REL
Student
Rep. from Development
Director of Admissions
Financial Aid Counselor
Dir. of Honors Program
Faculty Marshall

 
Speakers and Special Events
Ingram, Debbie PHYT, Chair
Adams, Valarie LIB
Davis, Stan BACC
Guy, Matthew ENGL
Hampton, Bryan ENGL
Iles, Gale CRMJ
Murgai, Sarla LIB
Prince, Bill LIB
Thompson, Roger CRMJ
Graduate Student
President of SGA
Vice Pres. of SGA
Pres. of Student Organization
Pres. of Student Organization
Assistant to the Chancellor
Representative for the Chancellor

 
Student Rating of Faculty Instruction
Bell, Michael LIB, Chair
Ahmadi, Mohammad BMGT
Fell, Nancy PHYT
Gerregano, Dolly CHEPS
Holder, Michel ENFR
Mies, Jonathan PGA
Riberio, Brian PHIL
Rybolt, Tom CHEM
White, Cindy BMGT
Winters, Kathy CPSC
Alternate Member:
Bruggeman, Sharon MATH
Dir. of OPEIR
Dir., Walker TRC

Other University Committees
Honorary Degrees
Needs 3 members

Student Conduct Board (2007 - 2008)
Dale, Barry PHYT
Secrest, Janet NURS
White, Alan ART
 
Institutional Review Board
TO BE APPOINTED
 
Instructional Excellence (a Provost Committee)
Secrest, Janet NURS, Chair
Ahmadi, Mohammad BMGT
Carver, Ethan BES
Jones, Rebecca ENGL
Kizza, Joseph CS
Ozbek, Nicky PSY
Ray, Barbara TPA
Ryan, Chris LIB
Cathie Smith, PT
Walsh, Darrell SOC

Jane Harbaugh Teaching Service Award Committee
Needs 3 Faculty Members
SGA President
 
University Club
NEEDS A CHAIR (can be faculty or staff)
Carter, Roland MUS
Collins, Linda BIOL
Prince, Bill LIB
EXEMPT REP
NON-EXEMPT REP
Director, Auxiliary Services
 
UTC Online Advisory Group (A Center for Distance Education Committee, appointed through Continuing Education, ARCS and TRC)
Adsit, Karen WTRC
Dodd, Beth Cont. Ed.
Johnston, Linda TPA
Hiestand, Jim ENGR
Mies, Jonathan PGA
Simmons, Charlene COMM
Smullen, Clint CPSC
Sompayrac, Joanie BACC

 


 

2007 - 2008 Committee Reports (Committee Chairs are listed in parentheses.)

Committee Chairs are required to submit yearly reports by April 1 to the President of the Faculty Senate, as stated in section 2.3.7 Section 2 under "Responsibilities of the Chair." The reports for the current academic year are posted on this page. For other years, please visit the archives links.

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