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External Committee Members 



Academic Planning Committee  

Membership (15)

Provost Designee (committee chairperson)
J. Cooper Cutting, Assistant Vice President, Academic Planning

Chairperson, Academic Senate 
Martha Horst, Academic Senate

Member, Senate Academic Affairs Committee: 
John McHale, Senate Academic Affairs Committee

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

Mike Mulvaney (CAST) 2023-2025
Allison Alcorn (CFA) 2023-2025
Vijay Devabhaktuni (COEng) 2023-2025 
Mindy Ely (COE) 2023-2025 (Second Term)
Erin Reitz (MCN) 2023-2025
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):

Christie Wissmiller, Business/ Administrative Associate 

Contact: Ani Yazedjian, Acting Provost,, 438-7018
             Christie Wissmiller, Business/ Administrative Associate,, 438-2915

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Athletics Council  

Faculty (8)

Michelle Kibler, AG, 2024-2027 (second term)

Hulda Black, MKT, 2024-2027

Skip Williams, KNR, 2024-2027 (second term

Tony Marinello, WKCFA, 2024-2027

Xing Wang CAS-MAT – 2022-2025

Michael Wille, ART, (replacement for Chad Kahl (MIL)) – (2022-2025)

Christopher Hamaker, CHE 2023-2026

Jacqueline Schneider, CAST, 2023-2026

NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative (1)

Maria Boerngen

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)

Jeri Beggs, Interim 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: Christy Bazan, CAST

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. TBD
  2. TBD
  3. TBD
  4. TBD
  5. TBD 
Ex-Officio Deans' or Representatives:

Todd McLoda, Dean of COE
  Rep: no designee for committee chair

McEvoy, 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: Rodriguez Felix Suero

Dallas Long, Dean of Milner Library
  Rep: Judy Bee

Ani Yazedjian, 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)
Rudo Tsemunhu (Chair, EAF)

Contact: Monica Noraian, 438-3541

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Council On General Education  

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

Greg Ferrence, CAS, 2024-2027 (2nd Term)

Sally Xie, CAST, 2024-2027 (2nd Term)

Allison Meyer, COE, 2024-2027 (2nd Term)

Gregory Braswell CAS/PSY, 2022-2025

Brian Rejack - CAS, 2023-2026

Kate Krcmarik - WKCFA, 2023-2026

Jadeyn Lacey - MCN, 2023-2026

Ellis Chefor, COB, 2024-2027

VACANT – Milner


Students (4):

  1. TBD
  2. TBD
  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. VACANT, COB, 2023-2026
  2. Marilyn Prasun, MCN, 2024-2027 (Second Term)
  3. Wolfgang Stein, CAS, 2024-2027
  4. Kyle Miller, COE, 2022-2025
  5. Christine Varga-Harris, CAS, 2019-2025 (Second Term)
  6. Dave Kopsell, CAST, 2022-2025
  7. Andy Rummel, WKCFA, 2022-2025- Chair
  8. Jennifer Sharkey, Milner, 2022-2025
  9. Rebecca Hayes, CAS, 2023-2026

Contact: Craig Gatto, Associate Vice President for Academic Administration, 

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Honors Council  

Faculty (6)

Students (6; Honors Students Only):

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

Contact: Lauren Palmer, Honors Program Administrative Aide (309) 438-2550.

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Library Committee

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

Faculty (6-9):

Daniel Kpienbaareh, CAS/GEO, 2024-2027

Tobias Pret, COB, 2024-2027-Chair (2nd Term)

Mohammad Nur-Awaleh, COE, 2022-2025

Guang Jin, CAST, 2022-2025

Robin Trost, MCN, 2022-2025

Claire Lieberman, WKCFA, 2020-2026 (2nd term)

Students (5)

  1. Tomas Cottingham
  2. TBD
  3. TBD
  4. Vacant
  5. Vacant

Ex-Officio: Dean of University Libraries: Dallas Long

Contact: Tobias Pret,


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Reinstatement Committee  

Membership :  12 voting members, 14 total members

Chairperson: Amy Roser, Program Coordinator, University College

Faculty (8)  

April Anderson-Zorn, MIL, 2019-2025 (2nd term)

Maggie Marlin-Hess, WKCFA, 2022-2025

Ben Wellenreiter, COE, 2024-2027

Julien Coven, CAS, 2024-2027

Meredith Downes, COB, 2024-2027




Students (3)
  1. Tatum Flores
  2. Devon Porter
  3. SA Peterson

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. Secretary Ross Vancil (Senator Kerem Tasdan's designee)
  2. Taylor Daker
  3. Tyvell Washington
  4. Vacant

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

  1. Maria Tudela, MIL, 2024-2027
  2. Amanda DeVore, CAS, 2024-2027
  3. Stephanie Duquenne, CAS, 2022-2025

Dean of Milner Library or Designee: 
Lindsey Skaggs- Chairperson

Vice President of Student Affairs or designee: 
Joe Hendrix

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. Rachel Grimsby, WKCFA, 2022-2025
  2. Linda Wiggins, CAS, 2023-2026
  3. Erin Quast, CAST, 2023-2026
  4. Miranda Lin, COE, 2024-2027
  5. Maureen Brunsdale, MIL, 2024-2027

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

  1. Hannah Hogue
  2. Kathleen Tierney
  3. Arti Rathore
  4. Hanna Stuart
  5. Fernando Hood


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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Undergraduate Curriculum Committee   

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

Faculty (14)

  • CAST (2):
  1. Elke Altenburger 2024-2027
  2. Philip Sumesh, 2023-2026
  • CAS (4):
  1. Susan Chen, 2022-2025
  2. Aparna Idate, 2023-2026
  3. David Marx, 2024-2027
  • COB (2):
  1. Yi Ren, 2022-2025
  2. Rosie Hauck, 2024-2027
  • COE (2):
  1. Stephanie Gardiner-Walsh, 2023-2026
  • Mennonite (1):
  1. Sheryl Jenkins – 2023-2026
  • Milner (1):
  1. Joshua Newport, 2020-2026 (Second Term)
  • WKCFA (2):
  1. Bert Stabler, 2022-2025


Students (4): 

Robbie Graham




Provost Designee: Amy Hurd 


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University Hearing Panel  

Faculty Members: 20 or more

  1. Borinara Park, CAST, 2023-2025
  2. Anuashine Ellis, COB, 2023-2025
  3. Stella Liao, COB, 2023-2025
  4. Anne Shelley, MIL, 2023-2025
  5. Brian Franklin, WKCFA 2023-2025
  6. Sabine Khalil, COB 2023-2025
  7. David Marx, CAS, 2023-2025
  8. Amanda Cullen, CAS, 2023-2025
  9. Lindsey Skaggs, MIL, 2023-2025
  10. Kari McMullen, COB 2023-2025 (2nd Term)
  11. Julien Corven, CAS, 2024-2026
  12. Kari McMullen, NTT, 2024-2026
  13. Erin Ponnou-Delaffon, CAS, 2024-2026
  14. Rosie Hauck, COB, 2024-2026
  15. Antonio Causarano, COE, 2024-2026
  16. Meredith Downes, COB, 2024-2026
  17. Ellis Chefor, COB, 2024-2026
  18. Yun-Ching Chung, COE, 2024-2026 (2nd Term)
  19. Amanda DeVore, CAS, 2024-2026
  20. Maureen Brunsdale, MIL, 2024-2026
  21. Mark Zablocki, COE, 2024-2026

Students (12 or more):

  1. TBD
  2. TBD
  3. TBD
  4. TBD
  5. TBD
  6. TBD
  7. TBD
  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):

Jennifer Howell, HUM, CAS, 2024-2027

Erin Reitz, MCN, 2024-2027 (Second Term)

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)

Amanda Cullen, MAT, CAS, 2023-2026

Yun-Ching Chung, COE, 2023-2026

Hyoil Han, ITK,CAST, 2023-2026

VACANT, COB, 2023-2026

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)

Kathy Webster, CAST, 2023-2025

Kari McMullen, COB, 2023-2025

Heather Koopmans, MIL, 2024-2026

Derek Munson, WKCFA, 2024-2026

John Blakeman, MCN, 2024-2026

John Baldwin, CAS, 2024-2026


Students (2):

  • The undergraduate student: TBD
  • The graduate student: TBD

Provost's Liaison:
Christie Wissmiller
4000 Provost's Office

Contact: Christie Wissmiller, 4000 Provost Office, (309) 438-2915

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