- Governing & Evaluations Committees (Standing Committees)
- Academic Policies
- All University Committee (AUC)
- Graduate Education Council (GEC)
- Student Affairs
- WSU Foundation
After receiving from the All-University Committee any recommendation submitted by any member of the university community, the Academic Policies Committee shall from time to time prepare and transmit to the Vice President reports and recommendations with respect to the following: the academic calendar, academic standards, standards for admission to the University, policies governing selective retention, educational services that the University should render to the local community, and library services. (p. 85)
Academic Policies MSCA Representatives 2019 – 2020
Ziblim Abukari Leo Andrade Omeed Ilchi Eric Bressler Goopeel Chung Emily Cole Janet Gebelt Frank Giuliano Dristi Neog Mark Horwitz Jesse Johnson Brooke Orr Dan Price Lynn Pantuosco-Hensch Shirley L. Wong Oliver Zeff
The All-University Committee shall encourage the participation of all members of the bargaining unit, members of the University administration, and members of the student body in the process of decision making. The Committee shall be the primary agency for coordinating and implementing such participation in accordance with the provisions of this Article. Whenever any matter is submitted by any person who is a member of the university community for consideration by the All-University Committee or any standing committee, such matter shall be submitted to the All-University Committee and shall thereafter be promptly referred by the Committee to such standing committee, if any, within whose purview such matter falls; provided, however, that in the event that there shall be no standing committee within whose purview such matter falls, the All-University Committee shall refer such matter to an ad hoc committee. (p. 81)
All University Committee MSCA Representatives 2019 – 2020
Byung Jun Cho Max Saito Susanne Chuku Lynn Shelley Nayomi Walton Steve Adams Open seat Ted Welsh
After receiving from the All-University Committee any recommendation submitted by any Department Chair or by any member of the university community, the Curriculum Committee, after consultation with any appropriate department or departments, shall from time to time prepare and transmit to the Vice President reports and recommendations with respect to the general coordination and improvement of the University’s academic program. In carrying out this charge, the committee shall evaluate and make recommendations concerning the following; all deletions from, additions to, or changes in the University inventory of courses and identification of the department to which the courses are to be assigned; major and general education requirements and proposed changes therein; and proposals for new major programs of study.
In addition to the foregoing, the committee shall from time to time conduct a University-wide study of the overall academic program in order to consider and propose major changes in the curriculum design.
Prior to making any decision to establish or disestablish any academic department or academic library or program area at the University, the President shall inform the Curriculum Committee of any such intended or pending decision, and the Curriculum Committee may thereafter make any such recommendation in respect thereof as it may deem appropriate. No other provisions of this Article VII shall apply to any such decision. (p. 85)
Curriculum Committee MSCA Representatives 2019 – 2020
Heidi Bohler Rebecca Morris Alex Thomas Daniel Volker Ecke Chris Gullen Christine Irujo Brian Jennings Kim Sherman Erica Morin Mark Nimkoff Holly Noun Paige Hermansen Dristi Neog Elizabeth Starr Tarin Weiss Alina Gross
Graduate Education Council:
Matters in respect of which the council may make reports and recommendations shall be the following: the changing of course requirements within the existing graduate curricula, the addition of new courses and identification of the department to which the courses are to be assigned and the deletion of existing courses within such curricula, and the criteria to be applied in designating as such members of the graduate faculty.
The council shall receive and may solicit from the academic departments of the University recommendations pertaining to the preceding item.
The council shall also hear appeals from graduate students to the University’s graduate program.
G.E.C. MSCA Representatives 2019 – 2020
Tracy McLeod Yuan Zhang Joe Camilleri Jennifer Hixon Chris Kudlac Holly Noun Corinne Ebbs Jorge Reyes Samuel Ndegeah Glen Brewster
The Committee on Promotions shall consider the recommendations and all related materials that pertain to each member of the bargaining unit who is a candidate for promotion and shall thereafter make in writing to the Vice President its recommendation either supporting or declining to support such promotion. In each case the committee’s report shall, as required by Section I(2) or I(3) of this Article VIII, contain a statement of the reasons in support of its recommendation. The chair of the committee shall sign the committee’s report and shall include therein or in a letter of transmittal a statement certifying that the procedures prescribed herein have been complied with. At the same time a copy of such recommendation shall be transmitted to the candidate. Within seven (7) days of such transmittal, the candidate may submit to the Vice President a written response to the committee’s recommendation.
In considering a candidate for promotion, the Committee on Promotions may request that the Vice President make available to it any evaluations of the candidate completed during the applicable review period as defined in Section C of this Article. (p. 124)
Promotions MSCA Representatives 2019 – 2020
Name Term Mark Abate 2019-2021 Claudia Ciano-Boyce 2018-2020 Heather Crocker-Aulenback 2019-2021 Sunday Fakunmoju 2018-2020 Terri Griffin 2018-2020 Max Saito 2018-2020 Carsten Braun
John E. McDonald
Student Affairs Committee:
After receiving from the All-University Committee any recommention submitted by any member of the university community, the Student Affairs Committee shall from time to time prepare and transmit to the Vice President, Student Services, reports and recommendations with respect to the following: needs of the student population to be served, student activities, and student participation in the cultural and social activities of the University.
The Committee shall make studies of the practices, policies and trends related to student life at other institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth and in the nation. (p. 85)
Student Affairs Committee MSCA Representatives 2019-2020
Rebecca Burwell Amber Monroe Tom Gardner Dristi Neog Audrelee Dallam Nayomi Walton
The Committee on Tenure shall consider the recommendations and all related materials that pertain to the member of the bargaining unit who is a candidate for tenure. The chair of the committee shall schedule the necessary meetings of the committee. Each candidate for tenure shall be invited by the chair of the committee to meet with the committee during some part of its evaluation of the candidate. The meetings of the committee shall not be recorded by audio or video tape. The candidate shall be allowed to submit to the committee, within seven (7) days after his/her meeting with the committee, any additional information relating to his/her evaluation. Upon a request in writing to the chair of the committee, the candidate for tenure may examine any and all materials used by the committee pertaining to his/her evaluation. (p. 126)
Tenure MSCA Representatives 2019 – 2020
Name Term Jorge Reyes 2019-2021 Karsten Theis 2019-2021 Sophia Sarigianides 2018-2019 Diana Schwartz 2018-2019