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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, 2022-2023

Colby Moorberg, Agriculture
La Barbara Wigfall, Architecture, Planning, and Design
Eve McCulloch, Arts and Sciences 
Tareque Nasser, Business Administration (Co-Chair)
Jia "Grace" Liang, Education 
Kimberly Kramer, Engineering
Joel DeRouchey, Extension
Charlotte Self, General University Alternate: Aaron Stroot
Melody LeHew, Health and Human Sciences
Ryan Leimkuehler, K-State Libraries
Jessica Oshnock, Technology & Aviation, K-State Salina
Brad Cunningham, Term Appointment (Co-Chair)
Justin Kastner, Veterinary Medicine
Juan Pineda Gomez, Student representative

Non-voting Attendees:
Tanya González: 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 23-24)

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.

Salaries and Fringe Benefits Committee (2090)

Sara Blankley, Recruiting & Admission (AY 24-25)
Terri Gaeddert, Salina dean’s office (AY 24-25)
George Matthews, Music, Theatre, and Dance (AY 24-25)

Brian Lindshield, Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, CHAIR (AY 23-24)
Lisa Markley, Grain Science and Industry (AY 23-24)
Bernadette Olson, Food Nutrition Dietetic Health  (AY 23-24)
Beth Stuewe, Global Campus (AY 23-24)

Debra Bolton, Diversity, multi student affairs (AY 22-23)
Katelin Christianer-Donkers, International Programs (AY 22-23)
Deborah Kohl, Ag Econ (AY 22-23)
Jeridy Oetken, Applied Human Sciences (AY 22-23)

Vacant, University Support Staff Senate Representative, ex-officio
Justin Kastner, Faculty Affairs Representative, ex-officio
Renee Gates, Professnal Staff Affairs Representative, ex-officio
Christopher Urban, Planning & Analysis, ex-officio

The 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)

Jeff Barnes, Parking Services (AY 24-25)
Deborah Goins, Arts & Sciences dean’s office (AY 24-25)
Ethan Bernick, Political Science (AY 23-24)
Kim Charland, Accounting (AY 23-24)
Cliff Hight, Libraries, CHAIR (AY 23-24)
Jami Higdon, Aviation (AY 22-23)
Mitzi Farmer, Architecture, Planning & Design (AY 24-25)

Sandra Brase, Provost's Office, ex officio
Colby Moorberg, Faculty Affairs Committee Representative, 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, 2022-2023

Teresa Douthit, Agriculture
Michael McGlynn, Architecture, Planning, and Design
Andy Bennett, Arts and Sciences (Co-Chair)
Terry Mason, Business Administration
Brandon Kliewer, Education (Co-Chair)
Steve Warren, Engineering
DeAnn Presley, Extension
Rebecca Zecha, General University  
Kim Hiller, Health and Human Sciences
Roger Adams, K-State Libraries
Andrew Smith, Technology & Aviation, K-State Salina
Vacant, Term Appointment
Nicky Cassel, Veterinary Medicine
Jeff Ebeck, Student representative

Non-voting Attendees:
Kelley Brundage, Registrar
Karen Goos, 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 

Jenny Bormann, Agriculture (AG)
Mitzi Farmer, Architecture, Planning & Design (AR)
Melinda Cro, Arts & Sciences (AS)
Bente Janda, Business Administration (BA)
Roger Schieferecke, Education (ED) Chair
Andy Fund, Chair, Engineering (EN)
Scott Schlender, Graduate School (GS)
Bronwyn Fees, Human Health and Sciences (HHS)
Terri Gaeddert, Technology & Aviation (TC)
James Roush, Veterinary Medicine (VM)
Brandon Kliewer, Academic Affairs Committee (AAC)
Jackie Spears, K-State Olathe

Pamela Erickson, Global Campus (GC)
Karen Goos, Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
Jeannie Brown Leonard, Vice Provost for Student Success
Andy Thompson, Office of Student Life (OSL)
Darci Pottroff (ITS)
Kelley Brundage, 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 Board (3030)

Roger Adams, Library, CHAIR (AY 23-24)

Christy Craft, Education (AY 22-23)

Rachel Levitt, Social Transformation Studies (AY 23-24)

Jack Jennings, Student Rep (AY 22-23)
Natalie Nusz, Student Rep (AY 22-23)

Hears complaints of students against faculty or faculty members against students on grade appeals but not academic dishonesty. Appeals ripe for review by the Undergraduate Grievance Board should be addressed to the Undergraduate Grievance Board, c/o Chair, and may be sent by email to the above-named Chair.

University Academic Calendar Committee (3035)

Kelley Brundage, Registrar, CHAIR 

Tanya McGee: Faculty Senate (AY 24-25) 
Kodee Walls: Faculty Senate (AY 23-24) 
Julie Yu-Oppenheim: Faculty Senate – Faculty Rep (AY 22-23) 
Logan Britton: Faculty Senate – Faculty Rep (AY 22-23) 
Denna Retzlaff: Faculty Senate – Faculty Rep (AY 23-24) 
Parker Vulgamore: Manhattan Student Body President (AY 22-23) 
Marucss Kidd: Manhattan Student Body Vice President Designee (AY 22-23) 
Augie Chapas: Salina Student Body President (AY 22-23) 
Caden Brond: Salina Student Body Vice President (AY 22-23) 
Tucker Graff: Graduate Student Council Designee (AY 22-23)

Ex-Officio non-voting:

Tanya Gonzalez: Faculty Affairs Provost Liaison 
Karen Goos: Academic Affairs Provost Liaison 
Katherine Sanders: Salina Campus 
Stuart Larson: Office of the Registrar Salina Campus 
Jeannie Brown Leonard: Vice Provost for Student Success 
Robert Gamez: Director Student Financial Assistance 
Frank Tortella: Director, Cashiers & Student Accounts
Jim Badders: Assistant Director, Cashiers & Student Accounts 
Michael Crow: Associate Director of Housing and Dining Services

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)

Aimee Fox, HHS (AY 24-25)
Lotta Larson, ED – Curriculum and Instruction (AY 24-25)
Gerald Hoehn, Mathematics (AY 24-25)
Ryan Thiele, HHS – Food, Nutrition, Dietetics, and Health (AY 24-25)

Anthony Ferraro, HHS - Applied Human Sciences (AY 23-24)
Ruth Mirtz, TA - Polytechnic (AY 23-24)
Prathap Parameswaran, EN - Civil Engineering, Co-Chair (AY 23-24)
Amy Rosine Underwood, AS – Music (AY 23-24)

Thomas Bell, Libraries (AY 22-23)
Wendy Matlock, AS - English (AY22-23)
Chad Schwartz, APD - Architecture, Co-Chair (AY 22-23)
Shannon Skelton, AS - School of Music, Theatre, and Dance (AY 22-23) 

Rebecca Zecha, Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Rep

Adrian Self, Graduate Student Rep (AY 22-23)
Zach Rankin, Undergraduate Student Rep (AY 22-23)

Joe Mocnik, K-State Libraries, ex-officio

Reviews library operations and recommends policies leading to optimum utilization.