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Academic Freedom, Ethics, And Grievance Committee  

***Click on link above for AFEGC Procedures***

Policy 3.3.8 Faculty Academic Freedom, Ethics And Grievance


Faculty (24) 

  1. Alan Lessoff, HIS, 2020-2023
  2. Robert Quinlan, THD, 2020-2023
  3. Borinara Park, TEC, 2020-2023
  4. Daniel Liechty, SWK, 2020-2023
  5. Jacqueline Schneider, CJS, 2020-2023- Chair
  6. Carrie Anna Courtad, SED, 2020-2023 
  7. Peter Smith, KNR, 2018-2024 (2nd Term)
  8. Sarah French, MIL 2021-2024- alternate Vice Chair
  9. Allison Antink Meyer, TCH, 2021-2024
  10. Aaron Pitluck, SOA, (2022-2023 sabbatical) 2021-2024
  11. Cindy Ropp, MUS, 2021-2024
  12. Julie Murphy, MIL, 2021-2024
  13. Michaelene Cox, POL, 2019-2025 (Second Term) Vice Chair
  14. Amy Robillard, CAS, 2022-2025
  15. Ronnie Jia, CAST, 2022-2025
  16. Uttam Manna, CAS, 2022-2025
  17. Kyle Miller, COE, 2022-2025
  18. Do-Yong Park, COE, 2022-2025
  19. Fusun Akman, CAS, 2022-2025
  20. Alycia Hund, CAS, 2022-2025
  21. Marjorie Jones, CAS, 2022-2025
  22. Mohamed Nur-Awaleh, COE, 2022-2025

Lab School Representatives (3 from Metcalf, 3 from U-High)







5 NTT Covered by Negotiated Agreement:

  • College of Business- Terry Lowe, MQM, 2017-2023
  • College of Arts & Science- VACANT
  • College of Applied Science and Technology- VACANT
  • College of Education- VACANT
  • College of Fine Arts- VACANT


4 NTT Not Covered by Negotiated Agreement:

  • Milner- VACANT
  • Milner- VACANT
  • Mennonite College of Nursing- VACANT
  • Mennonite College of Nursing- VACANT


Contact: Committee Chairperson, or Vice Chairperson, or Academic Senate Office (309-438-8735).

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Academic Planning Committee  

Membership (15)

Provost Designee (committee chairperson)
Ani Yazedjian, Associate Provost

Chairperson, Academic Senate 
Martha Horst, Academic Senate

Member, Senate Academic Affairs Committee: 
Dimitrios Nikolaou, ECO

Director, University Assessment Services
Derek Meyers, Assistant Director, Assessment Services

Director, Graduate Studies
Noelle Selkow, Director of Graduate Studies

Dean Appointed Faculty Members: 2-Year Terms

Rose Marshack (MUS/ WKCFA) 2019-2023 (Second Term)
Marie Boerngen (AGR, CAST) 2021-2023
Mary Dyck (MCN) 2021-2023
Mindy Ely (SED, COE) 2021-2023
Madeline Trimble, (ACC, COB) 2022-2024
Jennine Harvey-Northrop (CSD, CAS) 2022-2024
Chad Kahl (MIL) 2022-2024

Students (2)

Graduate student selected annually by the Graduate Student Association (Voting):


Undergraduate student selected annually by the Student Government Association (Voting):

Ethan Larson

Administrative Assistant from the Office of the Provost (Non-Voting):

Jean Ann Dargatz, Business/ Administrative Associate 

Contact: Ani Yazedjian, Associate Provost,, 438-7018
             Jean Ann Dargatz, Business/ Administrative Associate,, 438-2915

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Athletics Council  

Faculty (8)

Michael Wille, ART, 2020-2023

Lara Handsfield (TCH) (replacement for Doug Hatch, TCH,) 2020-2023

Michelle Kibler, AG, 2021-2024 

Pui Ying Tong, MKT, 2021-2024 

Lane Crothers, POL, 2021-2024 

Skip Williams, KNR, 2021-2024 

Xing Wang (CAS//MAT) – (2022-2025)

VACANT (replacement for Chad Kahl (MIL)) – (2022-2025)


NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative (1)

Jeri Beggs

Student-Athletes (3)




Student Non-Athletes (3)

Shadiyat Batula

Sydney Czerak

Lauren Henderson


Alumni Representatives (2)

Matt Coates (male alumni)

Stacy Ramsey (female alumni)

Ex Officio Members (Non-voting)

Kyle Brennan, Director of Athletics                                                           

Leanna Bordner, Deputy Director of Athletics/SWA Liaison to Gender, Diversity & Student Athlete Well Being sub-committee  

Mark Muhlhauser, Deputy Director of Athletics for External Operations

Emily Newsome, Associate Athletics Director/ Business & Personnel

Cindy Harris, Sr. Assoc. Athletics Director/Compliance & Student Services

Scott Renfro, Associate Athletics Director/Compliance & Student Services

Joe Klausner, Assistant Athletics Director/Academics & Life Skills

Katy Killian, President’s Representative, Assistant to the President

Coaches Representatives                                   

Bre Hall, Head Women’s Golf Coach

DeShaun Jordan, Assistant Track Coach                                          

Secretarial Assistance

Chelsea Hood (Wes), Assistant to the Athletic Director/ Director of Special Events

Contact: Leanna Bordner, Deputy Director of Athletics, 438-3639, Athletics Department, 2660 Redbird Arena,    


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Council For Teacher Education  


Appointments made in the fall

Chairperson: Francis Godwyll, COE Dean

Faculty (16 voting- 12 appointed and confirmed by Faculty Caucus)
College of Education (4):  
  1. Mark Zablocki, SED, 2020-2023
  2. Jay Percell, TCH, 2020-2023
  3. Dianne Renn, EAF, 2021-2024
  4. Erin Mikulec, TCH, 2021-2024

College of Arts & Sciences (3):

  1. Sarah Boesdorfer (CHE, CAS) 2020-2023 
  2. Adena Meyers, (PSY, CAS) 2022-2025
  3. Matthew Winsor (MAT-CAS) 2022-2025

College of Applied Sciences and Technology (1):
Mary Henninger (KNR, CAST) 2020-2023
College of Business (1):
Nesrin Bakir (BTE, COB) 2020-2023
Wonsook Kim College of Fine Arts (1):
Philip Hash, MUS, 2021-2024
Jimmy Chrismon,THE, 2022-2025
Milner (1):
Caitlin Stewart, MIL, 2020-2023

Thirteenth faculty member shall be recommended by the Dean of the College of Education and approved by the Provost: Barb Meyer, TCH, 2022-2025-

Graduate Curriculum Committee Representative: Noelle Selkow (ad hoc)

University Curriculum Committee Representative: Allison Kroesch (SED-COE 2021-2024)

Laboratory School Representative: Jennifer Talbot, Metcalf


Students (5, with at least one graduate student):
  1. Laura Gray
  2. Diamond Crowder
  3. Grayson Newcomer
  4. Nicholas Scaletta
  5. TBD 
Ex-Officio Deans' or Representatives:

Francis Godwyll, Dean of COE
  Rep: no designee for committee chair

Todd McLoda, Dean of CAST
  Rep: Christy Bazan

Heather Dillaway, Dean of CAS
  Rep: Rocio Rivadeneyra

Ajay Samant, Dean of COB
  Rep: Kathy Mountjov

Jean Miller, Dean of WKCFA
  Rep: Darby Wilde

Dallas Long, Dean of Milner Library
  Rep: Judy Bee

Aondover Tarhule, Provost Office
  Rep: Amy Hurd

Jill Thomas, Program Coordinator Geology Teacher Education, 2019-2025 (2nd Term)

Stacey Jones-Bock, College of Education Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

Monica Noraian, Lauby Center/Clinical Experiences and Licensure Processes

Graduate Curriculum Committee Representative: Noelle Selkow (ad hoc)

University Curriculum Committee Representative: Allison Kroesch (SED-COE 2021-2024)

Laboratory School Representative: Jennifer Talbot, Metcalf

  Chairs/ Directors: Non-Voting Ex-Officios:

Alan Bates, (Director, TCH)
Yojanna Cuenca-Carlino (Chair, SED)
Lenford Sutton (Chair, EAF)

Contact: Monica Noraian, 438-3541

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Council On General Education  

***Click on link above for agendas and minutes***

Faculty (9)

Kimberly Nance (fellowship replacement for Amy Wood, CAS- Humanities, 2020-2023)

Anthony Marinello, WKCFA, 2020-2023

Yvette Pigman (replace Carla Pohl, MCN, 2017-2023 (Second Term))

Greg Ferrence, CAS, 2021-2024

Chris Worland, Milner, 2018-2024 (2nd Term)

Sally Xie, CAST, 2021-2024

Joseph Goodman, COB, 2021-2024

Allison Meyer, COE, 2021-2024

Gregory Braswell CAS/PSY, 2022-2025


Students (4):

  1. Caden Burns
  2. Bothwell Piason
  3. TBD
  4. TBD

Ex Officio Members (5)

University Curriculum Committee Chair: 

Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences: Sally Parry

Honors Program Director: Tina Williams

University College: Brian Aitken

Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education: Amy Hurd

Contact: Soemer Simmons, Recording Secretary, (309) 438-2157

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Economic Well-Being Committee  

Only to be constituted as a committee when necessary

Chairperson will be a faculty member elected by the committee

Faculty (5)

Administrative Representative, Director of Planning, Research and Policy Analysis (1):

Civil Service Representatives (2):

Administrative Professional Staff Representative (1):


Faculty members are nominated and elected by the Faculty Caucus of the Academic Senate for staggered 3-year terms

Civil Service representatives are nominated by the Civil Service Council and elected by the Faculty Caucus of the Academic Senate.

Administrative/Professional staff representative is nominated by the A/P staff and elected by the Faculty Caucus of the Academic Senate.

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Faculty Review Committee  

Only tenured faculty are eligible to serve on the Faculty Review Committee.

Faculty (9)

  1. Kimberly Nance, CAS, 2017-2023 (Second Term)
  2. Yayuan Ren, COB, 2020-2023
  3. Marilyn Prasun, MCN, 2020-2023
  4. Allison Harris, CAS, 2021-2024
  5. Kyle Miller, COE, 2022-2025
  6. Christine Varga-Harris, CAS, 2019-2025 (Second Term)
  7. Dave Kopsell, CAST, 2022-2025
  8. Andy Rummel, WKCFA, 2022-2025
  9. Jennifer Sharkey, Milner, 2022-2025

Contact: Craig Gatto, interim Assistant Vice President for Academic Administration, 

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Honors Council  

Faculty (6)

Lisa Sczepura, CAS, 2020-2023

Jon Judge, CAST, 2020-2023

Ron Magnuson, MUS (replace Ozminkowski) WKCFA, 2021-2024

Kyle Miller, COE, 2022-2025

Yun-Ching Chung, COE, 2022-2025

Hulda Black, COB, 2022-2025

Students (6; Honors Students Only):

  1. Allison Henrichsmeyer
  2. Cassidy Devine
  3. Naomi Satoh
  4. TBD
  5. TBD
  6. TBD

Ex Officio and Executive Secretary (non-voting): Acting Director of Honors Program: Linda Clemmons

Contact: Julie Brooks, Honors Program Administrative Aide (309) 438-2550

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Library Committee

***Click on link above for agendas and minutes***

Faculty (6-9):

  1. Claire Lieberman, WKCFA, 2020-2023
  2. Martin Engelke, CAS, 2020-2023
  3. Kathryn Jasper, CAS, 2021-2024
  4. Tobias Pret, COB, 2022-2024
  5. Mohammad Nur-Awaleh, COE, 2022-2025
  6. Guang Jin, CAST, 2022-2025
  7. Robin Trost, MCN, 2022-2025

Students (5)

  1. Andie Baker
  2. Mariah Harris
  3. Geneva Fritz
  4. Vacant
  5. Vacant

Ex-Officio: Dean of University Libraries: Dallas Long



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Reinstatement Committee  

Membership :  12 voting members, 14 total members

Chairperson: Amy Roser, Program Coordinator, University College

Faculty (7)  

  1. Joon Ho Lim, COB, 2020-2023
  2. Jackie Schneider, CJS (replaced Bill Anderson, CAST) 2020-2023
  3. Ellis Hurd, COE 2021-2024 
  4. Andrew Ventimiglia, CAS 2021-2024 
  5. Theresa Adelman-Mullally, MCN 2021-2024
  6. April Anderson-Zorn, MIL, 2019-2025 (2nd term) 
  7. Maggie Marlin-Hess, WKCFA, 2022-2025
Students (3)
  1. Ryan Russell 
  2. Isabella Ruth
  3. Vacant

Administrative Representative:

Student Affairs designee appointed by the Vice President for Student Affairs: Jill Benson

Ex Officio, non-voting:

Two (2) University College Academic Advisors: 

  1. Priyanka Aich
  2. Emily Fellner

Contact: Michelle Schuline, Secretary, University College, 438-2156

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  Textbook Affordability Committee

Committee website here.

Membership: (12)

Four (4) Students: One Senator or designee and three non-senator.

  1. Senator Morgan Taylor
  2. Taylor Daker
  3. TBD
  4. TBD

Four (4) Faculty: One Senator or designee and three non-senators.

  1. Tom Lucey (replace Meyers 2021-2023 SENATOR)
  2. Julie Murphy MIL 2021-2024 
  3. Antonio Causarano, COE 2021-2024 
  4. Stephanie Duquenne, CAS, 2022-2025

Dean of Milner Library or Designee: 
Mallory Jallas, Librarian for Scholarly Communications- Chairperson

Vice President of Student Affairs or designee: 
Danielle Miller-Schuster- Assistant VP of Student Affairs

University Registrar or designee: 
Sally Nadeau 

Assistant Vice President for Student Success or designee:
Lisa Lawless

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University Appeals Board  

Faculty (Faculty elected by the Faculty Caucus of the Academic Senate) (5):

  1. Dan Liechty, CAS, 2020-2023
  2. Carrie Anna Courtad, COE, 2020-2023
  3. Andrea Jamison, COE (replaced Mallory Jallas, MIL, 2021-2024)
  4. Gary Cates, CAS (replaced Senator Carl Palmer, CAS, 2021-2024)
  5. Rachel Grimsby, WKCFA, 2022-2025


Students (Students elected by the Student Government Association) (5):

  1. Hannah Hogue
  2. Anna Ludolph
  3. Sophie Quackenbush
  4. Vacant
  5. Vacant


Staff (Staff appointed by Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution Office) (5):


Tammy Hansen 

Zachary McDowell                

Sally Nadeau     

Tim Tribble        


Associate Director for Student Relations

Dr. Jessie Krienert,, 438-8729


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University Curriculum Committee   

***Click on link above for agendas and minutes***

Faculty (14)

  • CAST (2):
  1. Mary Elaine Califf, 2020-2023 Chair
  2.  Tonya Pierce, 2021-2024
  • CAS (4):
  1. Megan Leonard, 2020-2023 
  2. Gina Hunter (replaced Jean Sawyer) 2020-2023
  3. Elise Hurley, (fall 2022 sabbatical replacemnet for Susan Kalter), 2021-2024
  4. Susan Chen, 2022-2025
  • COB (2):
  1. Yi Ren, 2022-2025
  2. Thomas Howe, 2022-2024
  • COE (2):
  1.  Allison Kroesch, SED, 2020-2023
  2. VACANT (replaced Kristin Jackson) 2022-2025
  • Mennonite (1):
  1. Patricia Pence, 2020-2023
  • Milner (1):
  1. Joshua Newport, 2020-2023
  • WKCFA (2):
  1. Aaron Paolucci, 2020-2023
  2. Bert Stabler, 2022-2025


Students (4): 

Julia Punke

Micah Baum



Provost Designee: Amy Hurd 


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University Hearing Panel  

Faculty Members: 20 or more

  1. Erol Sozen, CAST 2021-2023 (replacing Maribeth Lartz, COE)
  2. Kari McMullen, COB 2021-2023 (replacing Bahae Samhan, COB)
  3. Evelyn Baca, COE 2021-2023 (replacing Susan Dustin, COB)
  4. Lindsey Skaggs , MIL 2021-2023 (replacing Michaelene Cox, CAS)
  5. Gary Weilbacher, COE 2021-2023 (replacing Andrea Crimmins, WKCFA)
  6. Heather Koopmans, MIL 2021-2023 (replacing Yun-Ching Chung, COE)
  7. Andrew Ventimiglia, CAS 2021-2023 (replacing Miranda Lin, COE)
  8. Jon Judge, CAST 2021-2023 (replacing Mary Volle Cranston, MCN)
  9. VACANT (replace Senator German Blanco) 2021-2023
  10. Benjamin Wellenreiter, COE, 2022-2024
  11. Alejandro Enriquez, CAS, 2022-2024
  12. Yun-Ching Chung, COE, 2022-2024
  13. Fusun Akman, CAS, 2022-2024
  14. Lara Handsfield, COE, 2022-2024
  15. Tony Lorsbach, COE, 2022-2024 (2nd term)
  16. VACANT (replaced Kristin Jackson, COE,) 2022-2024
  17. Aditya Gupta, COB, 2022-2024
  18. VACANT (Michaelene Cox, CAS,) 2019-2024 (Second Term)

Students (12 or more):

  1. Braden Fogerson
  2. Deja Sims
  3. Marta Narolewska
  4. Joe Gillespie
  5. Casey Walters
  6. Riley Biondi
  7. Adam Knox
  8. Vacant
  9. Vacant
  10. Vacant
  11. Vacant
  12. Vacant

Contact: Dean of Students Andy Morgan.

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University Review Committee  

Only tenured faculty are eligible to serve on the University Review Committee.

Faculty (9):

Miranda Lin, COE, 2020-2023

Kevin Edwards, CAS, 2017-2023 (Second Term) 

VACANT (Ron Guidry), COB, 2020-2023

Julie Schumacher, FCS,CAST (Borinara Park), 2020-2023

Erin Reitz, MCN, 2021-2024

Tom Buller, PHI, HUM, CAS (Joyce Walker),2021-2024

Susan Sprecher, SOA, SOC SCI, CAS (Frank Beck), 2019-2025 

Randy Reid (replacement for Sarah Smelser), WKCFA, 2022-2025

Chad Buckley, Milner, 2019-2025 (Second Term)

Ex Officio (non-voting): Provost Designee: Craig Gatto, Provost's Office

Contact: Christie Wissmiller, Provost Office, 

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University Service Awards Selection Committee  

Faculty (7)

MCN: Tricia Wiegner ( replaced Becky LaMont) 2021-2023 

CAST: Yun Chang, 2021-2023

COB: Stella Liao, 2021-2023

COE: Beth White, 2022-2024

WKCFA: Jason Reblando, 2022-2024

CAS: Michael Hendricks, 2022-2024

MIL: Angela Yon, 2022-2024

Students (2):

  • The undergraduate student: Leah Ordaz
  • The graduate student: TBD

Provost's Liaison:
Jean Ann Dargatz
4000 Provost's Office

Contact: Jean Ann Dargatz, 4000 Provost Office, (309) 438-2915

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