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Faculty Senate Committees

Faculty Affairs Committee (2000)

Considers matters relating to employment qualifications, professional standards, teaching quality, promotions, workload, and all matters affecting the welfare of the faculty. All committees 2001 through 2999 function as subcommittees of and are responsible to the Faculty Affairs Committee.

Members, 2015-2016

Jeff Stevenson, Agriculture 
Todd Gabbard, Architecture, Planning, and Design
Betsy Cauble, Arts and Sciences - Co-Chair
David Lehman, Business Administration
Jackie Spears, Education 
Ronaldo Maghirang, Engineering
Charlie Barden, Extension
Scott Finkeldei, General University - Alternate: Loren Wilson
Gayle Doll, Human Ecology
Christina Geuther, K-State Libraries 
Melinda (Mindy) Markham, K-State Salina Co-Chair
Derek Mosier, Veterinary Medicine - Alternate: Sanjeev Narayanan
Jessica Van Ranken, Student representative

Non-voting Attendees:
Brian Niehoff, Representative for the Provost
Charlotte Self, Liaison for Human Capital Services

For additional information please see the Faculty Senate Faculty Affairs website.

Grievance Chair (2018)

Mustaque Hossain, College of Engineering (AY 17-18)

The Grievance Chair serves a three-year term. The Grievance Panel hears complaints of faculty and unclassified professional staff members concerning unfair treatment in salary recommendations, promotion, tenure and other job-related activities. Also hears faculty complaints of discrimination based on race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, place of birth, ancestry, age, or disability. To learn more about the Administrative Appeal and Grievance Policy and Hearing Procedures please read University Handbook Appendix G.

Faculty Salaries and Fringe Benefits Committee (2090)

Jennyfer Owensby, Business Manager, Comm & Marketing, Professional Staff (AY 16-17)
Kevin Roberts, Associate Professor, Hospitality Management and Dietetics, Faculty (AY 16-17)
Haiyan Wang, Associate Professor, Statistics, Faculty (AY 16-17)
David Pickering, Assistant Professor, Music (AY 16-17)

Priscilla Roddy, College of Veterinary Medicine (AY 15-16)
Sonya Paph, Vice President of Student Life (AY 15-16)
Kay Ann Taylor, Curriculum and Instruction (AY 15-16)

Angelique Courbou, Modern Languages (AY 14-15)
Jun Li, Chemistry (AY 14-15)
Brian Stinson, Math (AY 14-15) 
Marci Maullar, K-State Theatre (AY 14-15)

TBA, University Support Staff Senate Representative, ex-officio
Regina Beard, Faculty Affairs Representative, ex-officio
TBA, Liaison for the Provost, ex-officio
Nancy Baker, Planning & Analysis, ex-officio

The Faculty Salaries and Fringe Benefits Committee reviews and makes recommendations on internal distribution of faculty and unclassified staff salary funds and benefits, and formulates recommendations on the level and distribution of internal and external support.

University Handbook & Policy Committee (2095)

Debra Burnett, Family Studies and Human Services, Faculty (AY 17-18)
Melinda Cro, Modern Languages, Faculty (AY 17-18)
George Widenor, Global Campus, Professional Staff (AY 17-18)

Nora Lewis, Music, Faculty, CHAIR (AY 16-17)
Ellen Stauffer, Program Coordinator, Global Campus, Professional Staff (AY 16-17)
Robert Vaile, Director of Office of Information Security & Compliance, Professional Staff (AY 16-17)

Fran Willbrant, Administration and Finance (AY 15-16)
Brian Stinson, Network Specialist, Math, Professional Staff (AY 15-16)
Laurie Curtis, Curriculum and Instruction (AY 15-16)

TBA, Liaison for the Provost, ex officio

Participates in the authoring of the University Handbook and reviews the consistency of the handbook with University and Faculty Senate policy.

Academic Affairs Committee (3000)

Members, 2015-2016

Anita Dille, Agriculture 
Mick Charney, Architecture, Planning, and Design
Han Yu, Arts and Sciences 
David Fallin, Business Administration
Todd Goodson, Education
John Schlup, Engineering 
Larry Jackson,  Extension 
Jana Fallin, General University  Alternate: Fran Willbrant
Katie Heinrich,  Human Ecology
Char Simser, K-State Libraries
Teresa Hartman, K-State Salina (CHAIR)
Laura Armbrust, Veterinary Medicine  Alternate: Mary Lynn Higginbotham
Joe Tinker, Student representative

Non-voting Attendees:
Monty Nielsen, Registrar
Ruth Dyer, Liaison for the Provost

For additional information please see the Faculty Senate Academic Affairs website.

Considers policies and criteria of academic standards, curricula and courses. All committees 3001 through 3040 function as subcommittees of and are responsible to the Academic Affairs Committee. However, the Committee on Academic Policy and Procedures is responsible to both the Provost and to Faculty Senate.

Committee on Academic Policy and Procedures (CAPP) (3010)

Current Committee Members - no term limits

TBA, Agriculture (AG)
Lynn Ewanow, Architecture, Planning & Design (AR)
Alison Wheatley, SECRETARY, Arts & Sciences (AS)
Bente Janda, Business Administration (BA)
David Griffin, Sr., Education (ED)
Larry Satzler, CHAIR, Engineering (EN)
Duane Crawford, Graduate School (GS)
Karen Pence, Human Ecology (HE)
TBA, Technology & Aviation (TC)
Ronnie Elmore, Veterinary Medicine (VM)
Molly McGaughey, Admissions (OA)
Mick Charney, Academic Affairs Committee (AAC)
Duane Dunn, Global Campus (GC)
Michael Lynch, Educational & Personal Development (EPD)
Emily Lehning, New Student Services
Heather Reed, Office of Student Life (OSL)
Steve Dandaneau, Provost's Office
Monty Nielsen, Registrar (OR)

For additional information please see the Committee on Academic Policy and Procedures website.

The purpose of this committee is to coordinate the development, implementation, and revision of procedures supporting approved academic policies that impact the academic progress and/or experience of K-State students.  For more information please see the CAPP webpage.

Bachelor's Degree Completion Program Advisory Committee (3020)

This committee is not currently meeting.

Guides and develops the program for Non-Traditional Studies.

Undergraduate Grievance Committee (3030)

Monty Nielsen, Registrar, CHAIR
Christina Geuther, Libraries (AY 17-18)

Jo A. Maseberg-Tomlinson, Global Campus (AY 16-17)

Kerri Day Keller, Career & Employment Services (AY 15-16)

TBA, Student (AY 15-16)
TBA, Student (AY 15-16)

Hears complaints of students against faculty or faculty members against students on grade appeals and other matters of academic dishonesty.

University Calendar Committee (3035)

Monty Nielsen, Registrar, CHAIR
Jo A. Maseberg-Tomlinson, Global Campus (AY 16-17)

Elizabeth Davis, Office of International Programs (AY 15-16)
Kerri Day Keller, Career & Employment Services (AY 15-16)

Eric Dover, iTAC (AY 14-15)
Cody Kennedy, Student (AY 14-15)
Regan Kays, Student (AY 14-15)

Considers issues concerning the university academic calendar, studies impact of suggested changes in the academic calendar, and makes recommendations for change to Faculty Senate.

University Library Committee (3040)

Kathleen Antonioli, Modern Languages (AY 17-18)
Randall Booth, ISO (AY 17-18)
Brooks Hetle, Housing and Dining (AY 17-18)
Dunja Peric, Civil Engineering (AY 17-18)

Mervi Pakaste, Art (AY 16-17)
Lauren Ritterbush, Anthropology (AY 16-17)
Haiyan Wang, Statistics (AY 16-17)
Daniel Warner, Art (AY 16-17)

Linda Marston, K-State Libraries (AY 15-16)
Karin Westman, English CHAIR (AY 15-16)
Stephen Wolgast, Journalism and Mass Communications (AY 15-16)
Matthew Yates, International Programs (AY 15-16)

Todd Goodson, AAC Rep

TBA, Student (AY 15-16)
TBA, Student (AY 15-16)

Lori Goetsch, K-State Libraries, ex-officio

Reviews library operations and recommends policies leading to optimum utilization.