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2010 - 2011 Senate Minutes

 

2010-2011 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, unless otherwise noted. To be placed on the Agenda, you must contact the Faculty Senate President (Victoria Steinberg). All meeting materials will be distributed electronically using this website.

All materials must be submitted by noon on the Friday before each meeting.

FALL 2010

September 2, 2010

September 16, 2010

October 7, 2010 (Meet in Lookout Mtn. Room)

October 21, 2010

November 4, 2010

November 18, 2010

December 2, 2010

 

SPRING 2011

January 20, 2011

February 3, 2011

February 17, 2011

  • Meeting Cancelled

March 3, 2011

April 7, 2011

April 21, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Senate Members

President: Victoria Steinberg (FLNG)

First Vice-President: Deborah McAllister (SOE)

Second Vice-President: Ralph Covino (HIST)

Past President: Pedro Campa (FLNG)

Secretary: Susan North (ENG)

At-Large:

  • Rebecca Elliot, Assistant Professor (2009-2011)
  • Susan North, Assistant Professor (2010-2012)
  • Mike Bell, Associate Professor (2011-2013)
  • Richard Metzger, Professor (2010-2012)
  • Lyn Miles, Professor (2010-2012)
  • Shela Van Ness, Associate Professor (2011-2013)

Adjunct: Alex Quinlan (2010-2011)

Lecturer: Andrea Becksvoort (2009-2011)

Behavioral Sciences:

  • Vic Bumphus (2009-2011)
  • Lorraine Evans (2009-2011)
  • Zibin Guo (2010-2012)
  • Barbara Medley (2009-2011)

Business Adm.

  • Marsha Scheidt (2010-2012)
  • Keith Richards (2009-2011)
  • Greg Thibadoux (2009-2011)

Engin. & Comp. Sci.

  • Jim Hiestand (2010-2012)
  • Mbakisya Onyango (2010-2012)
  • Li Yang (2009-2011)

Fine Arts

  • Gaye Jeffers (2010-2012)
  • Kenyon Wilson (2010-2012)

CHEPS

  • Barry Dale (2010-2012)
  • Kay Lindgren (2009-2011)
  • Deborah McAllister (2010-2012)
  • M.A. McCoy (2009-2011)
  • D.R. Meece (2009-2011)

Humanities

  • Ralph Covino (2010 - 2012)
  • Joshua Cahill Davies (2009-2011)
  • Heather Palmer (2010-2012)
  • Joe Wilferth (2009-2011)

Library

  • Beverly Kutz (2010-2012)

Math and Sciences

  • Lucas C Vandermerwe (2009-2011)
  • Needs one member (2009-2011)
  • Hill Craddock (2010-2012)
  • Sumith Gunasekera (2010-2012)

Ex-Officio Members

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

 


 

Committees

2010 - 2011 Committee Members - This is a list of all faculty committees, as well as University committees, and any ad hoc committeesSee list in .pdf format. Some of the committees need to be elected/appointed by the new senate.

Academic Standards

White, Steve MGMT, Chair

Benkert, Stuart MUSC

Dale, Barry PHYT

Hensley, Christopher CRMJ

Ingraham, Lauren ENGL

Moody, Dana INTD

O'Dea, Greg ENGL

Rozema, Ed MATH

Walters, Terry MATH

2 students

Provost

Registrar

 

Admissions

Rutledge, Valerie SOE, Chair

Adams, Valarie LIBR

Davies, Joshua FLNG

Eskildsen, Stephen PHIL & REL

Najberg, Andrew ENGL

Ryan, Chris LIBR

Sompayrac, Joanie ACCT

Smullen, Stephanie COMP SCI/ENGR

Walters, Terry MATH

Warren-Kring, Bonnie SOE

Wheatley, Kathleen MGMT

1 student

Director of Admissions

Registrar

 

Athletics

Potts, Gretchen CHEM, Chair

Brockman, Christopher FIN

Carver, Ethan BIO ENV SCI

Edwards, Billy MATH

Fanning, Leroy HHP

Matthews, John MATH

Robinson, Cheryl SOE

Shaheen, Aaron ENGL

Sweetman, Patrick THSP

Watson, Paul PSYC/SoCon

Wingate, Kim SOE

2 students

Chancellor’s Rep.

Assoc. Prov. Acad. Admin.

Director of Athletics

SoCon Faculty Rep.

Assoc. Ath. Dir. for Academics

Director of Admissions

Registrar

 

Bookstore

Cox, Steven LIBR, Chair

Bernard, Hinsdale SOE

Kong, Lingju MATH

Simmons, Charlene COMM

Tillman, Larry PHYT

4 students

Dean of Library

Dir. of Aux. Operations

Bookstore Manager

 

Budget & Economic Status

Dileepan, Parthasarati MGMT, Chair

Benkert, Stuart MUSC

Cairns, Virginia LIBR

Dileepan, Parthasarati MGMT

Harris, Martina NURS

Hutchinson, Bruce ECON

Mauldin, Marcus POLS

McCullough, Claire COMP SCI/ENGR

Najberg, Andrew ENGL

Provost

 

Classroom Technology

Smullen, Stephanie COMP SCI/ENGR, Chair

Althouse, Aaron HIST

Apgar, Richard FLNG

Asllani, Beni MGMT

Carver, Ethan BIO ENV SCI

Dhamshala, Prakash ENGR

Gailey, Elizabeth COMM

Honerkamp, Nick SOC ANTH GEOG

Lynch, John CHEM

Segura, Victor FLNG

Shanley, Caitlin LIBR

Smith, Cathie PHYT

Smith, Chris NURS

Townsend, Gavin ART

Director, Walker TRC

 

Committee on Committees (to be elected by FS in Fall 2010)

McAllister, Deborah SOE, Chair

Bromley, Rebekah COMM

Bumphus, Vic CRMJ

Guo, Zibin SOC ANTH GEOG

McCoy, Merwin SOE

Yang, Li COMP SCI/ENGR

 

Curriculum Committee

Hiestand, Jim ENGR, Chair

Barbosa, Jose BIO ENV SCI

Belinskiy, Boris MATH

Bell, Mike LIBR

Brower, Jane SOE

Hutchinson, Bruce ECON

Jorgensen, Sara HIST

Moody, Dana INTD

Richards, Keith MKTG

Rozema, Ed MATH

Simmons, Charlene COMM

Whorton, Kristine ENGL

Wilkinson, Lane LIBR

2 students

Assoc. Provost for Acad. Affrs..

Registrar

 

Departmental Honors

Sturzer, Felicia FLNG, Chair

Garland, Tammy CRMJ

Hampton, Bryan ENGL

Kutz, Beverly LIBR

Kutz, Doug CHEM

Levine, David PHYT

McDonald, Gary ENGR

Mebane, Robert CHEM

North, Susan ENGL

Purkey, Lynn FLNG

Sachsman, David COMM

Smotherman, Mac THSP

Wheatley, Kathleen MGMT

White, Cindy MGMT

Wilkinson, Lane LIBR

Winters, Kathy COMP SCI/ENGR

2 students

Dir. of Honors Program

 

Faculty/Administrative Relations

(elected)

Ray, Barbara SOE (3rd yr)

Potts, Gretchen CHEM (2nd yr)

Gaudin, Tim BIO ENV SCI (1st yr)

 

Faculty Handbook(to be elected by FS in Fall 2010)

Covino, Ralph HIST, Chair

Becksvoort, Andrea HIST

Dale, Barry PHYT

Davies, Joshua FLNG

Hiestand, Jim ENGR

Kutz, Beverly LIBR

Provost

 

Faculty Rating of Administration

Rice, Richard HIST Chair

Covino, Ralph HIST

Ingram, Debbie PHYT

Levine, David PHYT

Purkey, Lynn FLNG

Townsend, Gavin ART

White, Steve MGMT

Wilkerson, Gary HHP

2 students

Dir. of OPEIR

 

Faculty Research and Development

Meece, D. R. SOE, Chair

Bonnal, Michael ECON

Chatzimanolis, Stylianos BIO ENV SCI

Evans, Randy MGMT

Grant, Greg CHEM

Gunasekera, Sumith MATH

Harris, Martina NURS

Hensley, Christopher CRMJ

Jones, Frank ENGR

Kizza, Immaculate ENGL

Knight, Kyle CHEM

Lobo, Bento FIN

Meeks, Catherine ENGL

North, Susan ENGL

O’Brien, Elizabeth SOE

Ray, Steve THSP

Sartipi, Mina COMP SCI/ENGR

Shaw, Joey BIO ENV SCI

Steinhoff, Anthony HIST

Van der Merwe, Lucas MATH

Young, David ART

Associate Provost for Graduate Studies

 

General Education

Norwood, Barbara NURS, Chair

Balazs, Thomas ENGL

Barbosa, Jose BIO ENV SCI

Carter, Pam SOE

Darken, Betsy MATH

Evans, Lorraine SOC ANTH GEOL

Jones, Rebecca ENGL

Lindsey, Anne ART

Plaisted, Dennis PHIL & REL

Whitson, Kristin PHYS GEOL ASTR

1 student

Assoc. Prov. for Acad. Affrs.

Grade Appeals

Claire McCullough COMP SCI/ENGR, Chair

Smith, Joyce ENGL

Zwitter, Miriam NURS

Alternates:

Loomis, Irene MATH

Plaisted, Dennis PHIL & REL

Wheatley, Kathleen MGMT

Honor Court

Stuart, Christopher ENGL Chair

Beech, Jennifer ENGL

Sompayrac, Joanie ACCT

St. Goar, Rebecca MUSC

Alternates:

Dhamshala, Prakash ENGR

Dumas, Joe COMP SCI/ENGR

Ebiefung, Aniekan MATH

Garland, Tammy CRMJ

Guess, Pamela SOE

Harris, Martina NURS

Johnston, Linda SOE

Knox, Sara CRMJ

McGuffee, Karen CRMJ

Muirhead, Lisa NURS

Ponder, Barbara NURS

Purkey, Lynn FLNG

Radu, Valerie SOCW

Thomas, Tricia ENGR

Watson, Sandy SOE

12 students

Vice Chancellor for Student Affrs..

Library

Magnus, Virginia SOE, Chair

Boyd, Jennifer BIO ENV SCI

Boykin, Sarah, INTD

Coffman, Sara ENGL

Cox, Steven LIBR

Gavin, Tom ACCT

Honerkamp, Nick SOC ANTH GEOG

Johnston, Linda SOE

Levine, David PHYT

Phillips, John PHIL & REL

Sligh, Charles ENGL

Thompson, Jack COMP SCI/ENGR

Thompson, Michael HIST

(student)

(student)

(student)

Graduate Student

Dean of the Library

Assoc. Prov. for Acad. Affrs..

Mediation

Van Ness, Shela SOC ANTH GEOG, Chair

Ozbek, Nicky PSYC

McGuffee, Karen CRMJ

Rybolt, Tom CHEM

Warren-Kring, Bonnie SOE

Non-tenured Faculty

Quinlan, Alex ENGL, Chair

Beck, Kevin CRMJ

Becksvoort, Andrea HIST

Cook, Rebecca ENGL

Dodd, Beth SOE

Pool, Tracye ENGL

Petitions

Schurr, Andrea LIBR, Chair

Alp, Neslihan COMP SCI/ENGR

Brower, Jane SOE

Craddock, Hill BIO ENV SCI

Phillips, John PHIL & REL

Ryan, Chris LIBR

Santiago, Manuel CHEM

Welsh, Tamara PHIL & REL

Winters, Kathy COMP SCI/ENGR

1 student

Registrar

Vice Chan. for Student Affrs..

Director of Admissions

Publications Board

Giffin, Phillip ECON, Chair

Alderman, Betsy COMM

Baker, Sybil ENGL

Cowan, Kay SOE

Harris, Colleen LIBR

Sachsman, David COMM

(student)

(student)

(student)

Vice Chan. for Student Affairs

Vice Chan. for Development

Director of Univ. Relations

2 Alumni

Editors and advisors

Scholarships

Townsend, Gavin ART, Chair

Allen, Tatiana PHYS GEOL ASTR

Bonnal, Michael ECON

Boyd, Jennifer BIO ENV SCI

Collins, Linda BIO ENV SCI

Gailey, Elizabeth COMM

Kuhn, Stephen MATH

Kutz, Beverly LIBR

McCullough, Claire COMP SCI/ENGR

Murgai, Sarla LIBR

Santiago, Manuel CHEM

Smith, Cathie PHYT

Smith, Ron MATH

(student)

Rep. from Development

Director of Admissions

Financial Aid Counselor

Dir. of Honors Program

Faculty Marshal

Speakers and Special Events

Harman, William PHIL & REL, Chair

Buchanan, Tom SOC ANTH GEOG

Cook, Rebecca ENGL

Freeman, John SOE

Harris, Martina NURS

Kendall, Catherine INTD

Jeffers, Gaye THSP

LeMoyne, Terri SOC ANTH GEOG

McGhee-Hilt, Felicia COMM

Meyer, Gail CHEM

Pratt, Leila ECON

Ribeiro, Brian PHIL & REL

Seaman, Priscilla LIBR

St. Goar, Rebecca MUSC

Tsai, Sin-Hsing MUSC

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

McGuffee, Karen CRMJ, Chair

Allen, Richard MGMT

Apgar, Richard FLNG

Doolittle, Amy SOCW

Hodes, Andy (Col. of Bus. Adjunct)

Horne, Christopher POLS

Medley, Barbara SOC ANTH GEOG

Seaman, Priscilla LIBR

Shaheen, Aaron ENGL

Sweetman, Patrick THSP

Walters, Terry MATH

2 students

Dir. of OPEIR

Dir. of Walker TRC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Committee Reports

 

Academic Standards (Steve White)

Admissions (Valerie Rutledge)

Athletics (Gretchen Potts)

Bookstore (Steven Cox)

Budget & Economic Status (Parthasarati Dileepan)

Classroom Technology (Stephanie Smullen)

Committee on Committees (Deborah McAllister)

Curriculum Committee (Jim Hiestand)

Departmental Honors (Felicia Sturzer)

Faculty/Administrative Relations (Barbara Ray)

Faculty Handbook(Ralph Covino)

Faculty Rating of Administration (Richard Rice)

Faculty Research and Development (D. R. Meece)

General Education (Barbara Norwood)

Grade Appeals (Claire McCullough)

Honor Court (Christopher Stuart)

Library (Virginia Magnus)

Mediation (Shela Van Ness)

Non-tenured Faculty (Alex Quinlan)

Petitions (Andrea Schurr)

Publications Board (Phillip Giffin)

Scholarships (Gavin Townsend)

Speakers and Special Events (William Harman)

Student Rating of Faculty Instruction (Karen McGuffee)

 

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