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Kansas State University
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Presidential Committees and Councils

K-State Distinguished Lecturers Committee (8010)

Bill Zhang, Architectural Engineering & Construction Science, CHAIR (AY 15-16)
Cara Richardson, Human Ecology Dean's Office (AY 15-16)

Molly McGaughey, Admissions (AY 16-17)
Sarah Riforgiate, Communication Studies (AY 16-17)

Mo Hosni, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering (AY 17-18)
Marci Maullar, Music, Theatre & Dance (AY 17-18)

Provides a highly visible platform for prominent visiting researchers and scholars, and distinguished public intellectuals. The committee solicits written proposals from departments or units. Preference will be given to cooperative proposals representing several departments or units and which involve matching funds. Reports to Provost.

K-State Undergraduate Honor Council and Staff (8015)

For additional information and current membership of the Honor Council and Staff committee go to:
          http://www.k-state.edu/honor/honorcouncil/index.html.

Governmental Relations (8020)

For additional information and current membership of the Governmental Relations committee go to:
          http://www.k-state.edu/govrelations/8020/membership.html.

To meet on a regular basis to share information about K-State. Reports to the President.

Information Resource Management Council (8034)

This committee is currently not meeting.

The IRMC was created to develop, review, revise and endorse information resource policies for the university community. Policy may be initiated by the council or considered from interim policies or drafts from various information technology units on campus. All policy related to information technology should be approved by the IRMC. Reports to the Vice Provost for Information Technology Services.

Campus Recycling Advisory Committee (8038)

Kelly Whitehair, Hospitality Management and Dietetics, Faculty Senate Representative, CHAIR (AY 16-17)
Doug Jardine, Plant Pathology, Unit-level Unclassified Professional Representative (AY 16-17)

James Morrill, Enterprise Server Technologies, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Jason Reed, K-State Libraries, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Susan Hazelbaker, Veterinary Health Center, University Support Staff Representative (AY 17-18)
Kristin Oberheide, International Programs, Unit-level Unclassified Professional Representative (AY 17-18) 

Richard Brenner, Housing & Dining, University Support Staff Representative (AY 15-16)
Uditha Galgamuwa, Student Governing Association Representative (AY 15-16)
VACANT, Student Governing Association Representative (AY 15-16)

Voting ex-officio members:

John Woods, Director of Facilities Services
Cathie Lavis, Campus Landscape Advisory Committee
Kelly Greene, Environmental Health and Safety Representative
Bill Spiegel, Campus Recycling Center Representative
VACANT, Director of Sustainability
 
Develops campus recycling policies for consideration by the central administration, discusses issues related to campus recycling and development of educational/promotional activities regarding recycling on the Manhattan Campus. Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

KSU Committee for Public Art (8039)

Linda Duke, Director of the Beach Museum of Art, CHAIR
Matthew Gaynor, Head of the Department of Art
Tim de Noble, Dean of the College of Architecture, Planning and Design
Diana Hutchison, Director of Facilities Planning

Jackie Hartman, Chair of the Art Museum Advisory Board, Office of the President
Greg Willems, President and CEO of the KSU Foundation

Provides advice on the suitability of sculpture or other works of art and their proposed location on the Manhattan campus.  Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance. 

Campus Planning and Development Advisory Committee (8040)

Joe Myers, University Support Staff Representative (AY 15-16)
Casey Lauer, Facilities Utilities Infrastructure Representative (AY 15-16)
Andy Hurtig, SGA President (AY 15-16)
Matt DeCapo, Students for Environmental Action Representative (AY 15-16)

Pat Bosco, Vice President for Student Life (AY 17-18)
Ian Czarnekzki, Vice President for Research Representative (AY 17-18)
Danny Fronce, Network and Telecom Services, Provost Unit Representative (AY 17-18)
Tim de Noble, Deans Council Representative (AY 17-18)
Miriam Clark, Information Systems Office, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Chris Ahern, Architectural Engineering & Construction Science, Building Project Review Representative (AY 17-18)
Bob Condia, Architecture, Planning & Design, Building Project Review Representative (AY 17-18)
John Wolf, Parking Council Representative (AY 17-18)
Cathie Lavis, Horticulture, Forestry & Recreation Resources, Landscape Advisory Committee Representative (AY 17-18)
Barbara Anderson, Apparel Textiles & Interior Design, Representative, FSCOUP Chair (AY 17-18)

Ex-officio members:

Ryan Swanson, Associate Vice President, Division of Facilities (VPAF representative)
Diana Hutchison, Director, Campus Planning and Project Management
VACANT, Director of Sustainability
Andrea Blair, Director, Student Access Center
Derek Jackson, Director, Housing and Dining Services
Darwin Abbott, Director, Parking Services

Advises the Vice President for Administration and Finance on the development, implementation, and continual updating of a Long Range Plan for the Physical Development of the Kansas State University campus and lands. Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance. (If the year of term end is not marked, then the person/job position of person is permanent committee member.)

Council on Parking Operations (8041)

Brooks Hetle, Housing and Dining Services, Unclassified Professional, Faculty Senate Rep, CHAIR (AY 15-16)

Rebel Cummings-Sauls, Library, Faculty, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 16-17)
Elizabeth (Diane) Kiss, Family Studies & Human Services, Faculty, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 16-17)
Gene (Ralph) Barnes, Housing & Dining Services, Unclassified Professional, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 16-17)
Jennyfer Owensby, Division of Financial Services, Unclassified Professional, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 16-17)
Max Wright, Housing & Dining Services, University Support Staff Rep (AY 16-17)
Susan Shuman, Business Administration, University Support Staff Rep (AY 16-17)

Amanda Harlan, Library, Faculty, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 17-18)
Felisa Osburn, K-State Libraries, University Support Staff Rep (AY 17-18)
John Wolf, Animal Sciences & Industry, University Support Staff Rep (AY 17-18)
Terri Wyrick, Division of Facilities, University Support Staff Rep (AY 17-18)

Salvador Valdez, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 15-16)
Justin Patrick, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 15-16)
Tate Gilchrist, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 15-16)
Michael Reichenberger, Student Senate Chair Rep (AY 15-16)

Ex-officio members:

Cathie Lavis, Chair, Campus Planning and Development Advisory Committee 
Nick Lander, Housing & Dining Services Rep
Tim Schrag, University Police Rep
Kurt Lockwood, SGA/Speaker pro tempore/Student Senate
Darwin Abbott, Director, Parking Services
 
Cindy Bontrager, Vice President of Administration and Finance, non-voting
Nick Brown, Chair, Parking Citation Appeals Board, non-voting
 
Advises the Vice President for Administration and Finance concerning policies governing (1) traffic patterns and circulation; (2) parking fees and parking accommodations for faculty, staff, students, visitors, and clientele; and (3) revisions to the parking and traffic regulations; and 4) future parking plans (garages, shuttle service, etc.). The Council may organize itself into subcommittees. It will meet in open meetings and submit advice, recommendations, and minutes to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

Parking Citation Appeals Board (8042)

Nick Brown, Information Technology Services, Faculty Senate Rep, CHAIR (AY 17-18)

Roger McBridge, Sponsored Programs, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 15-16)
Cynthia Slover, Registrars Office, University Support Staff Rep (AY 15-16)

James Morrill, Information Technology Services, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 16-17)
Terri Wyrick, Facilities, University Support Staff Rep (AY 16-17)

Jordan Korb, Student Senate Chair, Greek Rep (AY 15-16)
Kelse Cummings, Student Senate Chair, Association of Residence Halls Rep (AY 15-16)
Stephen Kucera, Student Senate Chair, Off-Campus Unaffiliated with Organized Living Group Rep (AY 15-16)
Matthew Keener, Student Senate Chair, Student At-Large (AY 15-16)
Kerrick Kuder, Student Senate Chair, Student At-Large (AY 15-16)
Tate Gilchrist, Student Senate Chair, Student At-Large (AY 15-16)

Hears appeals on traffic matters from faculty, staff and students. Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

Council on Parking Operations - K-State Salina Campus (8043)

Stephanie McDowell, K-State Salina Fiscal Services, University Support Staff, CHAIR

Rick Zajac, Salina Arts Sciences & Business, Faculty (AY 16-17)
Hugh Irvin, Aeronautics Technology, Faculty (AY 16-17)
George Belin, Salina Arts Sciences & Business, Faculty (AY 16-17)
Rene Leiker, Facilities, University Support Staff (AY 16-17)
Marva Morgan, Salina Student Services, University Support Staff (AY 16-17)

Joshua Fisher, Commuting Student (AY 15-16)
Cooper Potts, Commuting Student (AY 15-16)
James Salter, Student, Residence Hall Occupant (AY 15-16)
Luke Stuke, Student, Residence Hall Occupant (AY 15-16)

Steve Garman, Salina Police & Security, ex-officio, non-voting
Darwin Abbott, Director of Parking Services, ex-officio, non-voting

Advises the Dean and CEO of K-State Salina concerning policies governing (1) traffic patterns and circulation; (2) parking fees and parking accommodations for faculty, staff, students, visitors, and clientele; and (3) revisions to the parking and traffic regulations; and 4) future parking plans (garages, shuttle service, etc.) for the Salina campus. The Council may organize itself into subcommittees. It will meet in open meetings and submit advice, recommendations, and minutes to the Dean and CEO of K-State Salina.

Central Management Information Systems (CMIS) Advisory Committee (8045)

This committee is currently not meeting.

The Committee will act in an advisory capacity to the Vice President of Administration and Finance and the Executive Computing Committee.  Considering the mission of the university and all affected users, the Committee will receive, review, and recommend project proposals; discuss, propose, and advocate short- and long-term direction; and monitor progress of active central management information systems projects.  By periodically assessing progress, the Committee will be able to make informed recommendations to further progress, redirect efforts, or discontinue a project.  Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

University Environmental Stewardship Committee (8047)

Steve Galitzer, Environmental Health & Safety, ex-officio, CHAIR
Mitch Ricketts, College of Agriculture
David Mitchell, College of Architecture, Planning & Design
Beth Montelone, College of Arts & Sciences   

Brian Niehoff, College of Business and Administration
Larry Scharmann, College of Education
Byron Jones, College of Engineering
Rita Newell, College of Human Ecology

Jean Darbyshire, Hale Library
Jung Oh, College of Technology & Aviation
Donald Robertson, College of Veterinary Medicine
Jerry Jaax, University Compliance, ex-officio
Cheryl Strecker, Sr. Associate University Attorney

Committee is responsible for recommending policies on hazardous waste issues to the Campus Environmental Health and Safety Committee, reviewing Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) compliance issues, reviewing notice of violations, recommending and acting as a review board for complaints.  Reports to the Vice President of Administration and Finance.

Laser Safety Committee (8048)

(appointed annually, no limitation on number of terms)

Brett DePaola, Physics, CHAIR
Terry Beck, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
Viktor Chikan, Chemistry
Mark Weiss, Anatomy & Physiology, Faculty Senate Representative
Maria Catanach, Environmental Health and Safety, ex-officio
 
This committee is to oversee the LASER Safety program including but not limited to laboratory/facility inspections to ensure that safety requirements are being met, provide consulting in evaluating and controlling hazards, investigate accidents involving LASERs, require registration of LASERs, and has authority to terminate operations if controls are inadequate.  The committee will also act as a sounding board for LASER users.  Reports to the Vice President of Administration and Finance.

Advisory Committee for Universal Design and Accessibility (8049)

Andrea Blair, CHAIR, ex officio
D. Ann Pearce, Student Access Center
Shanna Legleiter, Human Capital Services
Neil Erdwien, Communications & Marketing
Janelle Corkill, Communications & Marketing
Jason Maseberg-Tomlinson, Global Campus
Mark Taussig, Facilities Planning
Alice Trussell, K-State Libraries
Cathy Rodriguez, Information Technology Services

Christopher Kennedy, Housing & Dining Services (AY 16-17)
Skyler Harper, Housing & Dining Services (AY 16-17)
Larry Davis, Faculty Representative (AY 15-16)
Ann Knackendoffel, Faculty Representative (AY 15-16)
Cheryl Martin, USS Employee Representative (AY 17-18)

James Dalton Burton, Student Representative (AY 15-16)
Sara McConnell, Student Representative (AY 15-16)
Charlie Wilks, Student Representative (AY 15-16)

Studies and recommends utilization of resources and development of procedures to facilitate the needed programs for accommodation of disabled persons. Reports to the Provost.

Campus Environmental Health and Safety Committee (8050)

Jason Hartman, Kansas Forest Service, Faculty Senate Representative, CHAIR (AY 16-17)

Slawomir Dobrzanski, Department of Music, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 15-16)
Kerry Jennings, Housing and Dining Services, University Support Staff Representative (AY 15-16)
John Wolf, Animal Science and Industry, University Support Staff Representative (AY 15-16)
Heath Ritter, VP/Research Representative (AY 15-16)
Elliott Holcomb, SGA Representative (AY 15-16)

Mallory Hoover, Veterinary Medicine, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 16-17)
Brian Niehoff, Provost Representative, Office of the Provost (AY 16-17)

R. Scott Beyer, Animal Sciences & Industry, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Lawrence Chen, Sr., Enterprise Server Technologies, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 17-18)
Cathie Barry, Lafene Student Health Center, VP/Student Life Representative (AY 17-18)

Christina Aguilera, Environmental Health & Safety, VPAF Representative, ex-officio
Julie Johnson, Research, National Ag Biosecurity Center, ex-officio

Acts as umbrella committee to other safety committees to coordinate safety-related activities on campus. The Chairs from Safety Committees:  8049-8056, 8060, 8280, and 8290 will also serve as support for this committee. To promote, create, and maintain a safe and healthful environment by conducting inspections for fire safety, industrial safety and chemical safety in campus buildings. Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

Radiation Safety Committee (8052)

J. Ernest Minton, College of Agriculture, CHAIR
Weiqun "George" Wang, Human Nutrition
Brett Depaola, Physics
Jeffrey Geuther, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering

Laura Armbrust, Clinical Sciences
Heath Ritter, Vice President for Research Representative
Sandra Hoffman, Division Facilities
Tim Durrett, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Dr. Linda Skiles, Lafene Student Health Center, ex-officio
Maria Catanach, Assistant Radiation Safety Officer / EHS, ex-officio

Formulates University policies and regulations concerning the acquisition, use and disposal of radioactive materials as required by, and in accordance with, Title 10, Chapter 1, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 33 and Kansas Radiation Protection Regulations, Part 3, Regulation 28-35-182 (B),(3)(a). Responsible for radiation safety aspects of activities conducted under University's Radioactive Materials License. Reports to the Vice President for Administration and Finance.

Reactor Safeguards Committee (8053)

William Dunn, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering, CHAIR

Jeremy Roberts, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering
Hitesh Bindra, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering
Douglas McGregor, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering
Ken Shultis, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering
Brett Depaola, Physics
Jeremy Schmidt, Physics

Ron Bridges, Environmental Health and Safety, Radiation Safety Officer, ex-officio
Jeffrey Geuther, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering, Reactor Facility Manager, ex-officio

Formulates and reviews reactor safeguards as required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Title 10, Chapter 1, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 50, and by NRC Docket No. 50-188 for Reactor License No. R-88, Amendment 3. Reports to Vice President for Admin. and Finance.

Institutional Biosafety Committee (8056)

Institutional Biosafety Committee Members

Formulates and implements university policies regarding the use of biohazardous materials at the University, including the practices for constructing and handling of: (1) recombinant DNA molecules; (2) organisms and viruses containing recombinant DNA molecules, according to the federal regulations of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (ref: Federal Register 41, [1976] 27920), and subsequent amendments). The committee also has the responsibility for oversight into the proposed use of infectious agents. Reports to the Vice President of Research.

K-State University Support Staff Award of Excellence Selection Committee (8073)

Derek Smith, Human Capital Services Liaison, CHAIR, ex-officio
Carol Marden, Counseling Services, University Support Staff Senate Representative (AY 15-16)
Patrick Butler, Facilities, University Support Staff At-Large (AY 15-16)
Marcia Stockham, Library, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 15-16)
Fred Darkow, iTAC, Unclassified Professional At-Large (AY 15-16)

Kori Kamm, SGA/Student Senate Representative (AY 15-16)
Dylan Graves, Student At-Large (AY 15-16)

Meagan Bozarth, Arts & Sciences , Previous Year Award Winner (AY 15-16)
Susan Hazelbaker, Veterinary Health Center, Previous Year Award Winner (AY 15-16)
Christy Dipman, Horticulture, Forestry & Recreation Resources, Previous Year Award Winner (AY 15-16)

Manages the award process for the K-State University Support Staff Award of Excellence to include, but not limited to the following: Notify University Support Staff employees nominations are being accepted, review submitted nominations for completeness, review all nomination applications, select awardees for the University Support Staff Award of Excellence based on submitted nomination forms and defined criteria for the award, have awards prepared, notify University Support Staff Senate of awardees, and provide written paragraphs for the recognition ceremony.

President's Award of Excellence for Unclassified Professionals Selection Committee (8074)

Derek Smith, Human Capital Services Liaison, CHAIR, ex-officio
Calvin Boren, Student Financial Assistance, Unclassified Professional Representative (AY 15-16)
Kris Boone, Communication & Ag Education, Faculty Representative (AY 15-16)

Kim Schurle, Global Campus, Unclassified Professional Representative (AY 16-17)
Amanda Cole, Budget Office, Unclassified Professional Representative (AY 16-17)
Carrie Fink, Registrars Office, University Support Staff Representative (AY 16-17)

Aaron Entringer, Graduate Student Council Representative (AY 15-16)
Kori Kamm, SGA Representative (AY 16-17)

Manages the award process for the President's Award of Excellence for Unclassified Professionals, to include, but not limited to the following: Notify the university community that nominations are being accepted, review submitted nominations for completeness, review all nomination applications, select awardees based on submitted nomination forms and defined criteria for the award, have awards prepared, notify the President's Office of awardees, and prepare a news release.

President's Commission on the Status of Women (8075)

Melia Erin Fritch, CHAIR (AY 15-16)

Faculty Representatives:

Linda Henriksen (AY 17-18)
Melia Erin Fritch (AY 15-16)
Sara Luly (AY 15-16)

Salina Faculty Representative:

Kate Behan (AY 17-18)

Unclassified Professional Representatives:

Barb Nagel (AY 15-16)
Kiley Moody (AY 15-16)
Ann Pearce (AY 15-16) 

University Support Staff Representatives:

Felisa Osborn (AY 17-18)
Brenda Nowakowski (AY 17-18)
Julie Wilburn (AY 15-16)

Student Representatives:

Siba Khojah (AY 15-16)
Hannah Hildebrand (AY 15-16)
Allison Sowle (AY 15-16)

Ex officio:

Jenna Tripodi, CARE
Brian Niehoff, Associate Provost
Michele Janette, Women's Studies
Myra Gordon, Associate Provost, Diversity
Sarah Webb, Office of Student Life
Sara Thurston Gonzalez, International Programs

Reviews the roles, needs, and opportunities of women students, faculty, and staff at K-State and makes recommendations for change where appropriate. Reports to the President.

University Support Staff Peer Review (8076)

 
Hears University Support Staff complaints of discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, age, or disability, and hears appeals of decisions on employee performance evaluation ratings, and proposed dismissal, demotion, and suspension where the cases have been processed in accordance with Kansas Personnel Regulation Rules. Reports to the Vice President of Administration and Finance.

President's Commission on Multicultural Affairs (8077)

Laverne Bitsie-Baldwin, College of Engineering/MEP
Michelle Bowen, HR and Diversity Director, K-State Libraries 
Mirta Chavez, Multicultural Programs and Services/Office of Diversity
Kimathi Choma, College of Arts & Sciences 

Michelle Edwards, Classified Senate
Ronnie Elmore, College of Veterinary Medicine
Lori Goetsch, University Libraries

Zelia Wiley, Interim Associate Provost for Diversity, Chair
Bette Grauer, College of Engineering 
Kathleen Greene, Student Life, McNair, Educational Supportive Services
Andrew Bennett, Faculty Senate

Shawna Jordan, College of Human Ecology 
Amanda Morales, College of Education 
Roberta Maldonado-Franzen, Human Capital Services
Dawne Martin, College of Business Administration 

Rebeca Paz, Pilots Program, Student Life
Geraldine Craig, Graduate School
Dixie Schierlman, College of Technology & Aviation                          

Vibhavari Jani, College of Architecture, Planning & Design 
LaBarbara Wigfall, College of Architecture, Planning & Design 
Bryon Williams, Office of Admissions

The responsibility of the committee will be to: a) establish/recommend goals and policy; b) provide leadership/coordination to all campus diversity efforts; c) coordinate the creation of the university's strategic plan for diversity and all updates to it; d) assist in creating and developing a "University Climate of Inclusiveness and Diversity;" e) ensure that Commission recommendations remain a high priority in the language and planning efforts of Kansas State University; f) issue a biannual report to the K-State community which includes information about progress towards University goals, e.g., funds expended, enrollment and retention data, achievement and graduation patterns, significant programs, and activities; and g) co-sponsor the annual Diversity Summit. Reports to the President.

K-State Campaign for Nonviolence (8078)

Scott Jones, Office of Student Life, CHAIR
Dorinda Lambert, Counseling Services
Betsy Cauble, Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work
Torry Dickinson, Women's Studies

Mary Kay Siefers, Advisor to QSA
Kerri Keller, Director of Career & Employment Services
Andrea Blair, Student Access Center
Roberta Maldonado-Franzen, Director of Talent Acquisition, Human Capital Services

Sally Bailey, Theater Department
Don Stubbings, KSU Police Department 
Daryl Youngman, Libraries

Jacque Gibbons, Social Work
Mary Todd, Women's Center
Gary Leitnaker, Human Capital Services

Julie Gibbs, Lafene Health Center
Gayle Spencer, Student Activities and Services
Nadezda Shapkina, Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work
Katie Wright, Student

Fred Guzek, Faculty Senate President
Brandon Haddock, Educational and Personal Development
Stephanie Bannister, Housing and Dining Services
Andrew Moeller, KSU Police Department

The purpose of the committee is: a) to plan, develop, and begin implementing a campus-wide anti-violence campaign; b) to continue to gather information about campus services, programs and classes dealing with violence issues through steps ranging from prevention/education to adjudication; c) to seek external funding (where possible) for extension of violence prevention and nonviolence education programs on campus; and d) to make recommendations for revisions of existing campus policy and suggest procedures/programs needed to address gaps in dealing with violence and abuse of power issues as they impact the K-State campus and community.  Reports to the Vice President for Student Life.

Integrity in Research and Scholarly Activity Committee (8080)

Jack Fry, Horticulture & Natural Resources (AY 18-19)
Sarah Reznikoff, Mathematics (AY 18-19)
John Ruberson, Entomology (AY 18-19)
Phillip Vardiman, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics & Health (AY 18-19)

R. Scott Beyer, Animal Sciences & Industry (AY 17-18)
Phillip P. Marzluf, English (AY 17-18)
David G. Renter, Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology (AY 17-18)
Michelle L. Toews, College of Human Ecology (AY 17-18)

Bruce Schultz, Anatomy & Physiology (AY 16-17)
David R Stone, History (AY 16-17)
Patricia Thompson, School of Music, Theatre & Dance (AY 16-17)
Spencer Wood, Sociology (AY 16-17)

The members of the IRSAC committee serve as a pool from which panelists are selected to hear specific cases of alleged academic misconduct as described in Appendix O of the University Handbook. This committee fulfills responsibilities specified in federal regulations regarding scientific misconduct. Reports to the Provost through the Vice President of Research. 

Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Time Commitment Management Plan Review Committee(short, Conflict Management Plan Review Committee, or CMPRC)  (8090)

Jim Guikema, Associate Vice President for Research, ex-officio
Jerry Jaax, Associate Vice President for Research Compliance and University Veterinarian, ex-officio

Ernie Minton, Associate Director Agricultural Experiment Station
Linda Thurston, Associate Dean of Education
Jeannie Sneed, Department Head of Hospitality Management and Dietetics
Michael Dryden, Distinguished Professor of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology

The committee will review Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Time Commitment Disclosure forms that have potential conflicts of interest or time commitment issues.  The committee will seek the advice of the university general counsel as appropriate.  The committee will make recommendation to the Provost.  The Provost will make the final decision. 

Intellectual Property Advisory Committee (8120)

Intellectual Property Advisory Committee Members

The Intellectual Property Advisory Committee (IPAC) will be deemed advisory to the vice provost for research. IPAC will review the technical merit and also the market and commercial potential of inventions, discoveries, and creations developed within the Kansas State University community by employees and students.  Reports to the Vice President of Research.

International Activities Advisory Committee (8250)

This committee is not currently meeting.

Helps to enhance international activities on campus and makes recommendations to the Provost on ways to strengthen our international programs.

Appointment Committee for Mediation (8260)

This committee is not currently meeting.

Screens and selects mediators.  Reviews the list of mediators every three years to assure mediators continue to meet certifications or equivalents.

Out-of-State Fees Appeals Committee (8270)

Monty Nielsen, Registrar, CHAIR, ex-officio

James Badders, Assistant Director, Division of Financial Services, Prof. Staff (AY 16-17)
Sara Gragg, Animal Sciences & Industry (AY 16-17)
Lindsey Cordill, Business Administration (AY 17-18)
Michelle Keating, Electrical & Computer Engineering (AY 17-18)
Calvin Boren, Office of Student Financial Assistance (AY 18-19)
Pamela Erickson, Human Ecology Dean's Office (AY 18-19)

Jen Thompson, Student (AY 16-17)

Hears appeals from individuals who have been denied in-state status for purposes of assessing tuition. Reports to the Vice President for Student Life.

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (8280)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Members

Formulates policies governing laboratory animal care, advises on animal housing requirements, inspects animal care practices, and reviews all protocols involving the use of animals at the university. Committee also has responsibility for providing assurances to external agencies in compliance with federal regulations. Reports to the Vice President of Research.

Confidential/Sensitive Research Committee (8285)

Formulates and implements university policies regarding activities proposed by K-State faculty and staff that involves information deemed to be of a nature that general access or distribution of such information would be restricted, inadvisable, illegal, or contraindicated (Section G51 Classified Research, University Handbook).  This could include formally classified material, confidential information, business sensitive information, intellectual property, etc.  The CSRC will meet at the call of the Chair to review applications to the committee.  Reports to the Vice President of Research. This committee is currently not meeting.

Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects Research (8290)

Institutional Review Board Members

Formulates and implements university policies regarding the use of human subjects in any research project performed by either university employees or students. Responsibilities include reviewing all protocols involving use of human subjects, independent of whether such project is funded, either by an internal or an external sponsor. Committee also serves as the Institutional Review Board established in compliance with federal regulations (ref: Federal Register 45, 46). Reports to the President through the Vice President of Research.

Board of Directors/Student Publications, Inc. (8365)

Collegian Media Group Directors & Officers of the Corporation (pdf)

Student Publications Inc. is a private business.  The corporation's new d/b/a is Collegian Media Group; its corporate name remains Student Publications.

Committee on Religion (8500)

David Jones, Campus ECM, CHAIR
Andy Thompson, Office of Student Life
Bala Natarajan, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Brandon Haddock, Office of Student Life
Christy Craft, Special Education, Counseling & Student Affairs
David Ollington, School of Music, Theatre & Dance
David Yetter, Mathematics
Erica Sponberg, Curriculum & Instruction
Manprit Kaur, Counseling & Student Development

Formulates University religious guidelines and coordinates religious activities and dialogue in a pluralistic community. Reports to the Vice President for Student Life.

 Big 12 Faculty Fellowship Committee (8504)

Daniel Ireton, Faculty Representative, K-State Libraries, CHAIR (AY 15-16)
Lauren Ritterbush, Faculty Representative, Anthropology (AY 15-16)

Haiyan Wang, Faculty Representative, Statistics (AY 16-17)
Don Von Bergen, Faculty Representative, Arts, Sciences, and Business, Salina (AY16-17)

Darren Dawson, Dean Representative, College of Engineering (AY 17-18)
Jonathan Aguilar, Faculty Representative SW Research Extension (AY 17-18)
Kimball Smith, Faculty Representative, English (AY 17-18)

Review application materials and select recipients of Big 12 Faculty Fellowship Awards.

Dorothy L. Thompson Civil Rights Lecture Series (8505)

This Committee is currently not meeting.

Supervises the lecture series.

Kansas State University Appeals Board (for University Support Staff, USS) (8610)

Carol Marden, Counseling Services (AY 15-16)
Ann Marie Treinen, Division of Financial Services (AY 15-16)
Austin Daugherty, Network & Telecommunication Services (AY 15-16)
Scott Jones, Student Life (AY 15-16)
Jacqueline Spears, Center for Science Education (AY 15-16)

Shirley Arck, Veterinary Medical Center (AY 16-17)
Brittany Green, Agronomy (AY 16-17)
Jane Montgomery, Parking Services (AY 16-17)
Jennyfer Owensby, Division of Communications & Marketing (AY 16-17)
Delmar Westover, Facilities Grounds, (AY 16-17)

Raylene Alexander, Salina Aviation (AY 17-18)
Kathy Greene, Education & Personal Development (AY 17-18)
Kerry Jennings, Housing & Dining (AY 17-8)
Bradli Millington, University Police Department (AY 17-18)
John Wolf, Animal Sciences & Industry (AY 17-18)

Hears USS appeals of suspension without pay, demotion, or dismissal. Reports to the Vice President in the Division of Human Capital Services (VPHC).

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