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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, 2018-2019

Jason Bergtold, Agriculture
Neal Hubbel, Architecture, Planning, and Design
Don Saucier, Arts and Sciences
Joe Ugrin, Business Administration
Judy Hughey, Education 
Amy Betz, Engineering (Co-Chair)
Charlie Barden, Extension (Co-Chair)
Mike Crow, General University - Alternate: Scott Finkeldei
Sara Rosenkranz, Human Ecology
Daniel Ireton, K-State Libraries
Troy Harding, Technology & Aviation, K-State Polytechnic
Annelise Nguyen, Veterinary Medicine Alternate: MM Chengappa
Joshua Arnoldy, Student representative

Non-voting Attendees:
David Procter: Liaison for the Provost 
Charlotte Self: Liaison for Human Capital

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

Grievance Chair (2021)

Mustaque Hossain, College of Engineering (AY 20-21)

The Grievance Chair serves a three-year term. 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)

Bruce Bahlmann, OME (AY20-21)
Memory Buffington, A&S Fiscal Officer (AY 20-21)
Fred Guzek, Technology & Aviation (AY 20-21)
Marianne Korten, Math (AY 20-21)

Aida Farough, Geology (AY 19-20)
Anna Goins, English (AY 19-20)
Jeffrey Ward, Music, Theatre, and Dance (AY 19-20)
Bill Zhang, Architectural Eng. & Construction Science (AY 19-20)

Trisha Gott, Leadership Studies (AY 18-19)
Maria Beebe, International Programs (AY 18-19)
Priscilla Roddy, Veterinary Medicine, CHAIR (AY 18-19)

Becki Bohnenblust, University Support Staff Senate Representative, ex-officio
Troy Harding, Faculty Affairs Representative, 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)

Cliff Hight, Libraries (AY 20-21)
Kristin Tobias, iTAC (AY 20-21)
Lisa Wilken, Bio & Ag Engineering (AY 20-21)

Bret Flanders, Physics (AY 19-20)
Mishelle Hay-McCammant, Agriculture Academic Programs (AY 19-20)

Jia Grace Liang, Educational Leadership (AY 18-19)
Erin Yelland, FSHS (AY 18-19)

Lynn Carlin, Provost's Office, ex officio
Daniel Ireton, Faculty Affairs Committee Representative, ex officio, CHAIR

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, 2018-19

Jennifer Bormann, Agriculture (Co-Chair)
Michael McGlynn, Architecture, Planning, and Design
Sarah Reznikoff, Arts and Sciences
Amy Hageman, Business Administration
J. Spencer Clark, Education
Todd Easton, Engineering (Co-Chair)
Megan Kennelly, Extension
Amanda McDiffett, General University  Alternate: Duane Dunn
Phillip Vardiman, Human Ecology
Volodymyr Chumachenko, K-State Libraries
Don Von Bergen, Technology & Aviation, K-State Polytechnic
Kelli Almes, Veterinary Medicine  Alternate: Mary Lynn Higginbotham
Lacy Pitts, Student representative

Non-voting Attendees:
Monty Nielsen, Registrar
Brian Niehoff, 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. 

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

Current Committee Members - no term limits

Shannon Washburn, Agriculture (AG)
Lisa Last, Architecture, Planning & Design (AR)
Alison Wheatley, CHAIR, Arts & Sciences (AS)
Bente Janda, Business Administration (BA)
TBA, Education (ED)
Andy Fund, Engineering (EN)
Scott Schlender, Graduate School (GS)
Karen Pence, Human Ecology (HE)
Alysia Starkey, Technology & Aviation (TC)
Peggy Schmidt, Veterinary Medicine (VM)
Molly McGaughey, Admissions (OA)
Amy Hageman, Academic Affairs Committee (AAC)
Duane Dunn, Global Campus (GC)
Stephanie Bannister, 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.

 Undergraduate Grievance Committee (3030)

Becky DeGreeff, Polytechnic Arts, Sci & Bus, CHAIR (AY 19-20)
Volodymyr Chumachenko, Library (AY 19-20)

Greg Paul, Communication Studies (AY 18-19)

Bayley Clark, Student Rep (AY 18-19)
Erin Colacicco, Student Rep (AY 18-19)

Hears complaints of students against faculty or faculty members against students on grade appeals but not academic dishonesty.

University Calendar Committee (3035)

Monty Nielsen, Registrar, CHAIR
Tosha Sampson-Choma, English (AY 18-19)
Kari Morgan, Family Studies and Human Services (AY 19-20)
Michelle Langvardt, Provost's Office (AY 20-21)

Jordan Kiehl, Student (AY 18-19)
Lacy Pitts, Student (AY 18-19)

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)

Jason Bengston, Libraries (AY 20-21)
Amy Rosine Underwood, Music (AY 20-21)
Adrian Self, National Ag Biosecurity (AY 20-21)
Kimball Smith, English (AY 20-21)

Martin Draper, Plant Pathology (AY 19-20)
Colene Lind, Communication Studies (AY 19-20)
Mervi Pakaste, Art (AY 19-20)
Yingying Wu, Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design (AY 19-20)

Stephanie Bannister, Student Life (AY 18-19)
Eric Cole, K-State Polytechnic (AY 18-19)
Kraig Roozeboom, Agronomy (AY 18-19)
Karin Westman, English CHAIR (AY 18-19)

Amanda McDiffett, Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Rep

Svyatoslav Prokhorets, Graduate Student Rep (AY 18-19)
Susan Kimani, Undergraduate Student Rep (AY 18-19)

Lori Goetsch, K-State Libraries, ex-officio

Reviews library operations and recommends policies leading to optimum utilization.