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2011 - 2012 Senate Minutes

2011-2012 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 2011

September 1, 2011 (*In UC Lookout Mountain*)

September 15, 2011

October 6, 2011

October 20, 2011

November 3, 2011

November 17, 2011

December 1, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2012

 

January 19, 2012

February 2, 2012

February 16, 2012

March 1, 2012

March 15, 2012 (Cancelled due to Spring Break)

 

April 5, 2012

 

April 19, 2012

 


Senate Members - not available

President: Victoria Steinberg (FLNG)

First Vice-President: Deborah McAllister (SOE)

Second Vice-President: Ralph Covino (HIST)

Past President: Pedro Campa (FLNG)

Secretary: Colleen Harris (LIBR)


2011-2012 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

White, Steve MGMT, Chair

Dumas, Joe COMP SCI/ENGR

Hensley, Christopher CRMJ
Hutchinson, Bruce ECON

McAllister, Deborah, SOE

Murgai, Sarla LIBR

Sturzer, Felicia FLNG

2 students
Provost
Registrar

Adjunct Faculty

TBD, Chair

Ballard, Angela COMM

Becksvoort, Andrea

McCoy, M. A. SOE

Seaman, Priscilla LIBR

1 adjunct faculty member

Admissions
Holder, Michel ENGR, Chair

Adams, Valarie LIBR

Cairns, Virginia LIBR

Guy, Matthew ENGL

Jorgensen, Sara HIST

Meyer, Gail CHEM

O'Dea, Gregory ENGL

Rushing, Kittrell HIST

Van Ness, Shela SOC ANTH GEOG

Warren-Kring, Bonnie SOE

Wingate, Kim SOE

1 student
Director of Admissions
Registrar

Athletics

Ingram, Debbie PHYT, Chair

Allen, Rich MGMT

Carver, Ethan BIO ENV SCI

Dale, Barry PHYT

Fanning, Leroy HHP

Freeman, John SOE

Lobo, Bento FIN

Matthews, John MATH

McCoy, M. A. SOE

Prevost, Verbie ENGL

Robinson, Cheryl SOE

Wilkerson, Gary HHP

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

Dunn, Melanie LIBR

Tillman, Larry PHYT

Wampler, Bruce ACCT

4 students

Dean of Library
Dir. of Aux. Operations
Bookstore Manager

Budget & Economic Status

Townsend, Gavin ART, Chair

Buchanan, Tom SOC ANTH GEOG

Brodsky, David POLS

Cao, Yu COMP SCI/ENGR

Dileepan, Parthasarati MGMT

Mauldin, Marcus POLS

Miles, Lyn SOC ANTH GEOG

Simmons, Charlene COMM

Watson, Sandy UTeaCH

Yaqub, Raziq ENGR

Provost

Classroom Technology

Meyer, Gail CHEM, Chair
Apgar, Richard FLNG

Asllani, Beni MGMT

Baker, Bo LIBR

Brock-Hon, Amy PHYS GEOL ASTR
Carver, Ethan BIO ENV SCI

Covino, Ralph HIST

Etheredge, Jessica INTD

Ofoli, Abdul ENGR

Park, Seong min CRMJ

Sligh, Charles ENGL

Smith, Cathie PHYT

Director, Walker TRC

Committee on Committees (to be elected by FS in Fall 2011)
McAllister, Deborah SOE, Chair

Bumphus, Vic CRMJ

Guo, Zibin SOC ANTH GEOG

Harvey, Jamie HHP

Kutz, Beverly LIBR

Yang, Li COMP SCI/ENGR

Curriculum Committee

Rozema, Ed MATH, Chair

Jennifer Beech, ENGL

Belinskiy, Boris MATH

Bell, Mike LIBR

Brockman, Chris FIN

Brower, Jane SOE

Cowan, Kay SOE

Marlowe, Robert PHYS GEOL ASTR

North, Susan ENGL

Plaisted, Dennis PHIL & REL

Simmons, Charlene COMM

Taylor, Caryl SOE

Thomas, Tricia ENGR

Thompson, Roger CRMJ

Wilkinson, Lane LIBR
2 students
Assoc. Provost for Acad. Affrs..
Registrar

Departmental Honors

Sturzer, Felicia FLNG, Chair

Garland, Tammy CRMJ

Gibbs, Kristi SOE

Griffey, Jason LIBR

Kutz, Beverly LIBR

Marlowe, Robert PHYS GEOL ASTR

McCarthy, Andrew ENGL

North, Susan ENGL

Ozbek, Nicky PSYC

Purkey, Lynn FLNG

Sachsman, David COMM

White, Cindy MGMT

Wilkinson, Lane LIBR

Winters, Kathy COMP SCI/ENGR
2 students
Dir. of Honors Program

Faculty/Administrative Relations
(elected)

Potts, Gretchen CHEM (3rd yr)

Gaudin, Tim BIO ENV SCI (2nd yr)

Dileepan, Parthasarati MGMT (1st year)

Faculty Development Grant

Allen, Tatiana PHYS GEOL ASTR, Chair

Bonnal, Michael ECON

Brock-Hon, Amy PHYS GEOL ASTR

Chatzimanolis, Stylianos BIO ENV SCI

Eigenberg, Helen CRMJ

Griffey, Jason LIBR

Guess, Pamela SOE

Hampton, Bryan ENGL

Kendall, Catherine INTD

Kong, Lingju MATH

Kutz, Beverly LIBR

Meeks, Catherine ENGL

Ozbek, Nicky PSYC

Ray, Steve THSP

Zwitter, Miriam NURS

Provost

Faculty Handbook(to be elected by FS in Fall 2011)

Covino, Ralph HIST, Chair

Becksvoort, Andrea HIST
Harris, Colleen LIBR
Hiestand, Jim ENGR

2 members needed

Provost

Faculty Rating of Administration

Levine, David PHYT Chair

Bradley, Janetta SOE

Cairns, Virginia LIBR

Gailey, Elizabeth COMM

Gibbs, Kristi SOE

Karl, Katherine MGMT

McCullough, Claire COMP SCI/ENGR

McLean, Also ENGR

Petzko, Vicki SOE

2 students
Dir. of OPEIR

Faculty Research

Meece, D. R. SOE, Chair

Etheredge, Jessica, INTD

Gunasekera, Sumith MATH

Ingram, Debbie PHYT

Knight, Kyle CHEM

Levine, David PHYT

Lewis, Phillip ART

McCane-Bowling, Sara SOE

McCarthy, Andrew ENGL

Prevost, Verbie ENGL

Richards, Sean BIO ENV SCI

Santiago, Manual CHEM

Sisworahardjo, Nur ENGR

Steinhoff, Anthony HIST

Van der Merwe, Lucas MATH

Associate Provost for Graduate Studies

 

General Education
Norwood, Barbara NURS, Chair
Balazs, Thomas ENGL
Barbosa, Jose BIO ENV SCI
Bellar, Stephanie POLS
Carter, Pam SOE
Darken, Betsy MATH
Jones, Rebecca ENGL
Lindsey, Anne ART
McCullough, Claire COMP SCI/ENGR
Steinhoff, Anthony, HIST
Wang, Ling Jun PHYS
1 student
Assoc. Prov. for Acad. Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade Appeals
Loomis, Irene MATH
Wheatley, Kathleen MGMT
Zwitter, Miriam NURS
Alternates:
Hampton, Bryan ENGL
Hensley, Christopher CRMJ
Keatley, Virginia NURS
Kuhn, Stephen UTeaCH
McCane-Bowling, Sara SOE
Schurr, Andrea LIBR

 

Honor Court
Stuart, Christopher ENGL, Chair
Iles, Gail CRMJ
Sompyrac, Joanie ACCT
Wilson, Richard POLS
Alternates:
Barioli, Francesco MATH
Beech, Jennifer ENGL
Ebiefung, Aniekan MATH
Eskildsen, Stephen PHIL & REL
Henderson, Karen THSP
Johnston, Linda SOE
Knox, Sara CRMJ
Kuhn, Stephen UTeaCH
LeMoyne, Terri SOC ANTH GEOG
Purkey, Lynn FLNG
Ross, David PSYC
Smith, Joyce ENGL
12 students
Vice Chancellor for Student Affrs..

 

Library
Symes, Steven CHEM, Chair
Ahmadi, Mo MGMT
Bernard, Hinsdale SOE
Boyd, Jennifer BIO ENV SCI
Browder, Hilary FLNG
Gavin, Tom ACCT
Kutz, Doug CHEM
Matthews, John MATH
Mebane, Robert CHEM
Sligh, Charles ENGL
Thompson, Jack COMP SCI/ENGR
Thompson, Michael HIST
3 students
Graduate Student
Dean of the Library
Assoc. Prov. for Acad. Affrs..

 

Mediation
Bradley, Janetta SOE, Chair
Magnus, Virginia SOE

 

Petitions
Purkey, Lynn FLNG, Chair
Davies, Joshua FLANG
Guy, Matthew ENGL
Harrell, Katherine BIO ENV SCI
Harris, Colleen LIBR
Jorgensen, Sara HIST
Ray, Barbara SOE
Van Ness, Shela SOC ANTH GEOG
Winters, Kathy COMP SCI/ENGR
1 student
Registrar
Vice Chan. for Student Affrs..

Director of Admissions

 

Publications Board
Alderman, Betsy COMM, Chair
Baker, Bo LIBR
Evans, Randy MGMT
Shanley, Caitlin LIBR
Sachsman, David COMM
3 students
2 Alumni
Editors and advisors
Vice Chan. for Student Affairs
Vice Chan. for Development
Director of University Relations

 

Scholarships
Kutz, Doug CHEM, Chair
Boyd, Jennifer BIO ENV SCI
Collins, Linda BIO ENV SCI
Garland, Tammy CRMJ
Magnus, Virginia SOE
Makrandi, Nandini ART
Potts, Gretchen CHEM
Smith, Cathie PHYT
St. Goar, Rebecca MUSIC
student
Rep. from Development
Director of Admissions
Financial Aid Counselor
Dir. of Honors Program
Faculty Marshal

 

Speakers and Special Events
Baker, Sybil ENGL, Chair
Bumphus, Vic CRMJ
Gailey, Elizabeth COMM
Giffin, Phillip ECON
Harman, William PHIL & REL
Henley, James MKTG
Kizza, Immaculate ENGL
Love, Sharon Redhawk CRMJ
Ribeiro, Brian PHIL & REL
Ventura, Abbie ENGL
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
Alderman, Betsy COMM
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

 

Other University Committees

 

Calendar Committee (ad-hoc)
Hiestand, Jim
ENGR, Chair
Guy, Matthew ENGL
McNulty, Betty HHP
White, Cindy MGMT

Faculty Roles and Rewards (ad-hoc)
Steinberg, Victoria FLNG, Chair
Becksvoort, Andrea HIST
Burke, Lisa BUS
Evans, Lorraine SOC ANTH GEOL
Sturzer, Felicia FLNG
Townsend, Gavin ART
Weathington, Bart PSYCH

International Studies (ad-hoc)
O'Dea, Gregory ENGL, Chair
Covino, Ralph HIST
Craven, Stephen ENGR
Hampton, Bryan ENGL
Jorgensen, Sara HIST
Kuhn, Stephen UTeaCH
McCoy, M. A. SOE
Moody, Dana INTD
Sturzer, Felicia FLNG
Warren-King, Bonnie SOE
White, Steve MGMT

Sustainability (ad-hoc)
Collins, Linda BIO ENV SCI, Chair
Apgar, Richard FLNG
Boykin, Sarah INTD
Dhamshala, Prakash ENGR
Dieken, Holly HHP
Levan, Chris MGMT
Meeks, Catherine ENGL
Mauldin, Marcus POLS
Schurr, Andrea LIBR
Shanley, Caitlin LIBR

 

Honorary Degrees
Needs 3 members

 

Student Conduct Board (2007 - 2008)

 

Institutional Review Board

 

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

 

Graduate Council (to be elected by FS in Fall)

 

Jane Harbaugh Teaching Service Award Committee
Needs 3 Faculty Members
SGA President

University Club (2008-2009)
Carter, Roland MUS
Collins, Linda BIOL
Sweetman, Patrick THSP
NEEDS ANOTHER FACULTY MEMBER
EXEMPT REP
NON-EXEMPT REP
Director, Auxiliary Services

Distance Learning Council/UTC Online Advisory Group (A Center for Distance Education Committee, appointed through Continuing Education, ARCS and WTRC)
Adsit, Karen WTRC
Dodd, Beth SOE
Eigenberg, Helen CRMJ
Johnston, Linda SOE
Hiestand, Jim ENGR
Mies, Jonathan PGA
Simmons, Charlene COMM
Smullen, Clint CPSC/ARCS
Sompayrac, Joanie BACC

 


Committee Reports

 

Academic Standards (Steve White)

Adjunct Faculty

Admissions (Michel Holder)

Athletics (Debbie Ingram)

Bookstore (Steven Cox)

Budget & Economic Status (Gavin Townsend)

Classroom Technology (Gail Meyer)

Committee on Committees (Deborah McAllister)

Curriculum Committee (Ed Rozema)

Departmental Honors (Felicia Sturzer)

Faculty/Administrative Relations (Gretchen Potts)

Faculty Development Grant (Tatiana Allen)

Faculty Handbook (Ralph Covino)

Faculty Rating of Administration (David Levine)

Faculty Research (D. R. Meece)

General Education (Barbara Norwood)

Grade Appeals (Irene Loomis)

Graduate Council

Honor Court (Christopher Stuart)

Library (Steven Symes)

Mediation (Janetta Bradley)

Petitions (Lynn Purkey)

Publications Board (Betsy Alderman)

Scholarships (Doug Kutz)

Speakers and Special Events (Sybil Baker)

Student Rating of Faculty Instruction (Karen McGuffee)

 

Other University Committees

 

Calendar Committee (ad-hoc) (Jim Hiestand)
Faculty Roles and Rewards (ad-hoc) (Victoria Steinberg)
International Studies (ad-hoc) (Gregory O'Dea)
Sustainability (ad-hoc) (Linda Collins)

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