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Presidential Committees and Councils

K-State Distinguished Lecturers Committee (8010)

This committee is currently not meeting.

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)

View additional information and current membership of the Honor Council and Staff committee.

Governmental Relations (8020)

This committee is currently not meeting.

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 Chief Information Officer.

Campus Recycling Advisory Committee (8038)

Gerry Snyder, Office of Mediated Education, Faculty Senate Representative, CHAIR (AY 22-23)

Susan Hazelbaker, Veterinary Health Center, USS Senate Representative (AY 21-22)
Joeseph Pondillo, SGA Representative (AY 21-22)
Alexandria Porter, SGA Representative (AY 21-22)
Grace Reiman, SGA Sustainability Director (AY 21-22)

Jackson Leibach, EH&S, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 22-23)
Ryan Thiele, HHS, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 22-23)

Audrey Swatz, K-State Libraries, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 23-24)
Brittny McLaughlin, DFS, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 23-24)
Joy Knutson, Facilities, USS Representative (AY 23-24)

Voting ex-officio members

Linda Craghead, Director of Custodial Services, Waste and Recycling
Shauna-Kay Walder, Environmental Health and Safety Representative
Bill Spiegel, Campus Recycling Center Representative
Jackson Leibach, Office of Public Safety
Doug Jardine, Webmaster
 
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 and Chief Operating Officer.

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
Greg Willems, President and CEO of the KSU Foundation
Linda Cook, Museum Advisory Board
Thomas Bell, University Archivist Representative
Bently Taulbert, Student Governing Association Representative (AY 21-22)

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 and Chief Operating Officer. 

Campus Planning and Development Advisory Committee (8040)

Daniel Ireton, K-State Libraries, FSCOUP, CHAIR (AY 22-23)

Thomas Lane, Vice President for Student Life (AY 21-22)
Cathie Lavis, Horticulture, Forestry & Recreation Resources, Landscape Advisory Committee Representative (AY 21-22)
Skylar Lundeen, Lafene Health Center, USS Representative (AY 21-22)
Michael Dowd, SGA Representative (AY 21-22)

Michael Grogan, Building Project Review Representative (AY 22-23)

Trisha Gott, Leadership Studies, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 23-24)
Jeannie Brown Leonard, Provost Office Representative (AY 23-24)
Beth Montelone, Vice President for Research Representative (AY 23-24)
Kyle Larson, Building Project Review Representative (AY 23-24)
Tim de Noble, Architecture, Planning & Design, Deans Council Representative (AY 23-24)
Scott McElwain, University Gardens, Landscape Advisory Committee Representative (AY 23-24)

VACANT, Parking Council Representative

Ex-officio members

Brett Robinson, Facilities Grounds Maintenance
Danny Fronce, Network and Telecom Services Representative 
Casey Lauer, Associate Vice President, Division of Facilities (VPAF representative)
Diana Hutchison, Director, Campus Planning and Project Management
VACANT, Associate Vice President, Division of Facilities
VACANT, Director of Sustainability
Ann Pearce, Assistant Director, Student Access Center
Derek Jackson, Director, Housing and Dining Services
Jeff Barnes, Director, Parking Services

Advises the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer 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 and Chief Operating Officer. (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)

Nick Lander, Housing & Dining Services Rep, CHAIR, ex-officio

Teresa Adams, Housing & Dining Services, USS Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Ralph Barnes, Housing & Dining Services, USS Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Kirby Barrett, Architecture, Planning & Design, Faculty, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Kerri Cole, Hospitality Management, Unclassified Professional, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Penny Crawford, Geography & Geospatial Sciences, USS Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Krishna Ghimire, Civil Engineering, Faculty, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Linda Marston, Libraries, Unclassified Professional, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Debra Wilcox, Education, USS Senate Rep (AY 22-23) 

Michael Brouk, Animal Sciences & Industry, Faculty, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 23-24)
Pamela Vander Pol, NACADA, Unclassified Professional, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 23-24)
Becky Wolfe, Applied Human Sciences, USS Senate Rep (AY 23-24)

Caleb Schletzbaum, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 21-22)
Jacob Hofman, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 21-22)
Michael Jacobson, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 21-22)
Brian Blood, Student Governing Association Rep (AY 21-22)

Ex-officio members
Barbara Anderson, Campus Planning and Development Advisory Committee
Nick Lander, Housing & Dining Services Rep
Kyle Casey, University Police Rep
Jeff Barnes, Interim Director, Parking Services
 
Ethan Erickson, Interim Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, non-voting
Aimee Hawkes, Chair, Parking Citation Appeals Board, non-voting
 
Advises the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer 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 and Chief Operating Officer.

Parking Citation Appeals Board (8042)

Kylie Rethman, Kansas Forest Service, University Support Staff Senate Rep (AY 21-22)

Garrett Hogan, Aerospace Studies, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Adam Cless, OEIE, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Amy Lee, Center for Student Involvement, Faculty Senate Rep (AY 22-23)
Lois Schreiner, Animal Sciences & Industry, University Support Staff Senate Rep (AY 22-23)

Bently Taulbert, Student Senate Chair, Greek Rep (AY 21-22)
Michael Jacobson, Student Senate Chair, Association of Residence Halls Rep (AY 21-22)
Caleb Schletzbaum, Student Senate Chair, Off-Campus Unaffiliated with Organized Living Group Rep (AY 21-22)
Jordan Toothaker, Student Senate Chair, Student At-Large (AY 21-22)
Brian Blood, Student Senate Chair, Student At-Large (AY 21-22)
Vacant, Student Senate Chair, Student At-Large (AY 21-22)

Hears appeals on traffic matters from faculty, staff and students. Reports to the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

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

Stephanie McDowell, K-State Salina Fiscal Services, Professional Staff, Faculty Senate Rep, CHAIR 

Bryan Hone, Flight Ops, University Support Staff Rep
Merta Scott, Salina School of Integrated Studies, Faculty Senate Rep
Rene Leiker, Facilities, University Support Staff Rep
Kirsten Zoller, PEO, PS Rep

Justina Astrauskaite, Commuting Student
A.J. Luinstra, Commuting Student
Eric Webb, Commuting Student
Kami Landwehr, Student, Residence Hall Occupant

Dennis Stugelmeyer, Director of Fiscal Services, ex-officio, non-voting
Ronnie Grice, Public Safety Director, Manhattan Campus, ex-officio, non-voting
Jeff Barnes, Director of Parking Services, Manhattan Campus, ex-officio, non-voting

Advises the Dean and CEO of K-State Salina Aerospace & Technology Campus 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 K-State Salina Aerospace & Technology 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 Aerospace & Technology Campus.

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 and Chief Operating Officer 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 and Chief Operating Officer.

University Environmental Stewardship Committee (8047)

This committee is currently not meeting.

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 and Chief Operating Officer.

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 and Chief Operating Officer.

Advisory Committee for Universal Design and Accessibility (8049)

Jason Maseberg-Tomlinson, Student Access Center, CHAIR, ex officio
Maggie Denton, Human Capital Services 
Neil Erdwien, Communications & Marketing 
Heather Mills, Facilities Planning 
Angie Brunk, K-State Libraries 
David Burke, User Interface Designer, Division of Information Technology  
Trina McCarty, Global Campus  
Valerie Donelan, Housing & Dining Services  
Anne Phillips, Department of English, Faculty Representative 
Geralyn Tracz, USS Employee Representative  
Ethan Brown, Student Representative    
David Larson, Student Representative  
Ashleigh Linciome, Student Representative

This committee functions to identify and analyze barriers, propose solutions, and make recommendations to ensure compliance with accessibility rules and to promote universal design principles in technology, instruction, and services at the university. Reports to the Provost.

Campus Environmental Health and Safety Committee (8050)

Grant Chapman, Provost Representative, Office of the Provost, CHAIR (AY 22-23)

Chieko Azuma, Clinical Sciences, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 21-22)
Cheryl Doerr, VP/Research Representative (AY 21-22)
Rob Reves, Veterinary Health Center, University Support Staff Representative (AY 21-22)
Erin Colacicco, Student Senate Representative (AY 21-22)

Will Baldwin, BRI, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 22-23)

Charles Fehrenbach, Physics, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 23-24)
Adrian Self, National Ag Biosecurity Research Center, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 23-24)
Vacant, University Support Staff Representative (AY 23-24)
Kathleen Hatch, Morrison Family Associate Vice President for Student Well-being, VP/Student Life Representative (AY 23-24)

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 and Chief Operating Officer.

Radiation Safety Committee (8052)

J. Ernest Minton, College of Agriculture, CHAIR

Weiqun "George" Wang, Human Nutrition
Brett Depaola, Physics
Alan Cebula, Nuclear Reactor Manager
Dylan Lutter, Veterinary Health Center
Heath Ritter, Vice President for Research Representative
Tim Durrett, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Gerard Kluitenberg, Agronomy

TBA, Lafene Student Health Center, ex-officio
Maria Catanach, Assistant Radiation Safety Officer / EHS, ex-officio
Ron Bridges, 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 and Chief Operating Officer.

Reactor Safeguards Committee (8053)

Steven Eckels, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering, ex-officio, 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, ex-officio
Alan Cebula, 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 and Chief Operating Officer.

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)

Jay Stephens, Human Capital Services Liaison, CHAIR, ex-officio

Vacant, University Support Staff Senate Representative (AY 21-22)
Penny Buchman, Facilities, University Support Staff At-Large (AY 21-22)
Jun Li, Chemistry, Faculty Senate Representative (AY 21-22)
Michelle Keating, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Unclassified Professional At-Large (AY 21-22)
Sri Aditi Challuagulla, SGA/Student Senate Representative (AY 21-22)
Jackson Mendenhall, Student At-Large (AY 21-22)
Becky Marsh, Previous Year Award Winner (AY 21-22)
Brent Kolterman, Previous Year Award Winner (AY 21-22)
Vacant, Previous Year Award Winner (AY 21-22)

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)

Jay Stephens, Human Capital Services Liaison, CHAIR, ex-officio

Chelsi Medved, Unclassified Professional Rep (AY 21-22)
Carole Lovin, Unclassified Professional Rep (AY 22-23)
Mary Marston, Unclassified Professional Rep (AY 22-23)

Adrein McFarland, SGA Rep (AY 21-22)

Melissa Briggs, Faculty Rep (AY 21-22)

Kimm Sanchez, University Support Staff Rep (AY 22-23)

Jacob Miller, Graduate Student Council Rep (AY 21-22)

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)

Kathrin Schrick, CHAIR (AY 21-22)

Faculty Representatives

Kathrin Schrick (AY 21-22)
Esther Swilley (AY 21-22)
Casy Winn (AY 23-24)

Salina Faculty Representative

Merta Scott-Hall (AY 21-22)

Unclassified Professional Representatives

Deborah Kohl (AY 21-22)
Leena Chakrabarti (AY 22-23)
R.J Youngblood (AY 21-22)

University Support Staff Representatives

Kimm Sanchez (AY 23-24)
Monica Macfarlane (AY 23-24)
Tracey Hurt (AY 21-22)

Student Representatives

Sara Haggard (AY 21-22)
Alexandria Porter (AY 21-22)
Kennedy Goetz (AY 21-22)
Slava Prokhorets (AY 21-22)

Ex officio

Debra Wilcox, Past Chair
Clara Valadares Keintz, CARE
Christie Launius, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
Jeannie Brown Leonard, Vice Provost for Student Success
Colleen Rittmann, Office of Student Life
Sara Thurston, 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 appeals of decisions on employee performance evaluation ratings, and proposed dismissal, demotion, and suspension where the cases have been processed in accordance with Kansas State University Policies and Procedures Manual. Reports to the Vice President of Human Capital Services.

President's Commission on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (8077)

Be Stoney, Interim Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, ex officio, CHAIR

Avishek Bose, Graduate Student Council (AY 21-22)
Cheryl Grice, Division of Communications and Marketing Director of Strategic Relations (AY 21-22)
Brandon Haddock, LGBTQ* Faculty and Staff Alliance (AY 21-22)
Katie Hutson, SAGA/LGBTQ Resource Center (AY 21-22)
Daniel Ireton, President's Committee on Religious, Spiritual, and Nonreligious Diversity (AY 21-22)
Jia “Grace” Liang, Pan-Asian Coalition (AY 21-22)
Stephanie Lott, Office of Institutional Equity (AY 21-22)
Latania Marr y Ortega, Alianza (AY 21-22)
Tim de Noble, Dean, Architecture, Planning & Design (AY 21-22)
Manny Qgwuebgu, SGA Multicultural Director (AY 21-22)
Donald Saucier, Faculty Senate (AY 21-22)
Isaac Smallwood, BSU (AY 21-22)
Debra Wilcox, President's Commission on the Status of Women (AY 21-22)
Bryon Williams, Black Faculty and Staff Alliance (AY 21-22)
Kellie Wilson, Human Capital Services (AY 21-22)
Chloe Wurst, College of Education Diversity for Community Committee (AY 21-22)
Vacant, Indigenous Faculty and Staff Alliance (AY 21-22)

Grant Chapman, Associate Provost, Office of International Programs (AY 22-23)
Ernie Minton, Dean, Agriculture & KSRE (AY 22-23)
Karen Pedersen, Dean, K-State Global Campus (AY 22-23)
Claudia Petrescu, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean, Graduate School (AY 22-23)
Kevin Santos Flores, Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs (AY 22-23)
Corey Williamson, Student Life (AY 22-23)

Ex officio:

LaVerne Bitsie-Baldwin, College of Engineering DPP
Michelle Bowen, Hale Library DPP
Kimathi Choma, College of Arts and Sciences DPP
Pedro Espinoza, College of Education DPP
Julian Jones, K-State Athletics DPP
Shawna Jordan, College of Health and Human Sciences DPP
Olivia Law-Derosso, College of Business Administration DPP
Debra Marseline, K-State Salina DPP
Sara Reznikoff, Graduate School
Caroline Rost, College of Veterinary Medicine DPP
Christine Splichal, K-State Olathe DPP
Zelia Wiley, College of Agriculture DPP
Leslie Wren, College of Architecture, Planning & Design DPP

Mirta Chavez, Interim Assistant Vice President for Student Life, Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs
Stefan Yates, Special Assistant to CDIO, Office of the President

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)

Brandon H. Haddock, LGBT Resource Center, Office of Student Life, CHAIR

Thomas Lane, Vice President Student Life
Andrew Thompson, Office of Student Life
Clara Keintz, Center for Advocacy Response and Education
Ann Pearce, Student Access Center
Brandon Clark, Office of Diversity 
Wendy Barnes, Counseling Services
Kodee Walls, SafeZone
Julie Gibbs, Lafene Health Center
Brooks Hetle, Housing and Dining Services
Marcus Kidd, K-State Alumni Association
Mary Abounabhan, K-State Student Governing Association
TBD, K-State Police 
TBD, Non-Violence Studies Program 
TBD, Gender Womens Sexuality Studies
TBD, Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
TBD, Office of Institutional Equity

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)

Lisa Melander, Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work (AY 24-25)
Bruce Schultz, Anatomy and Physiology (AY 24-25)
Jeanette Thurston, College of Agriculture (AY 24-25)
Nick Wallace, Biology (AY 24-25)

Melanie Derby, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering (AY 23-24)
John Fliter, Political Science (AY 23-24)
Cassandra Jones, Animal Sciences & Industry (AY 23-24)
Michelle Toews, Applied Human Sciences (AY 23-24)

Cydney Alexis, English (AY 22-23)
Nathan Albin, Mathematics (AY 22-23)
Julie Pentz, Music, Theatre & Dance (AY 22-23)

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)

Beth Montelone, Associate Vice President for Research, ex-officio, Co-Chair
Brad Woods, Associate Vice President for Research Compliance, ex-officio, Co-Chair
Matt O’Keefe, Engineering, Dean Representative (AY 24-25)
Katie Kingery-Page, Architecture, Planning & Design, Associate Dean Representative (AY 24-25)
Brad Kramer, Industrial, Manufacturing & Systems Engineering, Department Head Representative (AY 22-23)
Mark Weiss, Anatomy & Physiology, Faculty Representative (AY 24-25)

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)

Kelley Brundage, Registrar, CHAIR, ex-officio

Chris Urban, Institutional Research (AY 22-23) 
Casy Winn, Animal Science (AY 22-23) 

George Matthews, Music, Theatre & Dance (AY 23-24) 

Rachel Weis, Human Capital Services (AY 23-24) 

Jodi Kaus, Powercat Financial (AY 24-25)

Kathleen Voecks, Music, Theatre & Dance (AY 24-25)
Martha Richenburg, Student (AY 22-23)

Hears appeals from individuals who have been denied in-state status for purposes of assessing tuition. Reports to the Provost and Executive Vice President through the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management.

University Late Withdraw Appeals Committee (8271)

Voting Members:

Kelley Brundage, Registrar, CHAIR
K-State Salina Campus: Terri Gaeddert  
College of Architecture, Planning and Design: Mitzi Farmer (AY 21-23)
College of Education: Roger Schieferecke (AY 21-23) 
College of Health and Human Sciences: Shawna Jordan (AY 22-24) 
Staley School of Leadership: Trisha Gott (AY 22-24)
College of Veterinary Medicine: James Roush (AY 22-24)
Faculty Member at large: Wendy Matlock 
Office of Student Financial Assistance: Carolyn Leeds 
Division of Financial Services: Frank Tortella

Non-Voting Members/Ex-Officio Representatives:

Graduate School: Megan Miller  
Academic Advising & Student Success: Jeannie Brown Leonard  
Global Campus: Pamela Erickson  
Office of Student Life: Justin Fredrick 
Student Access Center: Lindsay Kubina 
Counseling Services: Kodee Walls  
Office of Veteran Affairs: David Brooks  
Office of Institutional Equity: Stephanie Lott  
Lafene Health Center: Abby King 
International Student and Scholar Services: Stacey Bailey

Responds to and determines the outcome of appeals related to university level late withdraw/enrollment requirements. The ULWAC provides a university-wide forum for review of university level requirements including, but not limited to, late drops and/or withdrawals. The committee is chaired by the University Registrar or Designee and reports to the Provost and Executive Vice President through the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management.

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)

Please contact the Collegian Media Group Directors & Officers of the Corporation

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

 President's Committee on Religious, Spiritual and Nonreligious Diversity (8500)

Christy Craft, Special Education, Counseling & Student Affairs, CHAIR

Rohan Amare, Graduate Student Representative
Elena Aronson, Graduate Student Representative
Kate Digby, Faculty Representative
Dan Ireton, Faculty Representative
Linda Gilmore, Staff Representative
Brandon Haddock, Staff Representative
Aayat Kazi, Undergraduate Student Representative
Courtney Keith, Graduate Student Representative
Rajat Kodira, Undergraduate Student Representative
Molly McGaughey, Staff Representative
Victoria Sparkman, Undergraduate Student Representative
Andrew Thompson, Staff Representative
Ellen Urton, Faculty Representative
Christian Watkins, Ecumenical Campus Ministry Advisor
David Yetter, Faculty Representative

To help everyone on campus – from all religious, spiritual, and nonreligious perspectives – to see themselves as valuable members of the K-State family. The Committee is comprised of campus-affiliated individuals representing various religious, spiritual, and nonreligious perspectives. Reports to the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.

 Big 12 Faculty Fellowship Committee (8504)

This committee is currently not meeting.

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)

John Wolf, Animal Science & Industry (AY 22-23)
Charlotte Bruna, Computer Science (AY 22-23)
Thomas Fish, Housing & Dining (AY 22-23)
Camilla Roberts, AP Institutional Effectiveness (AY 22-23)
Jia Liang, Educational Leadership (AY 22-23)

Jennifer Miller, Kinesiology (AY 23-24)
Rachel Levitt, Social Transformation (AY 23-24)
Shannon Rudder, Facilities Storeroom (AY 23-24)
Stephanie Brecheisen, Facilities Custodial Services (AY 23-24)
Kimm Dennis, Salina Finance (AY 23-24)

Brandon Haddock, Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs (AY 24-25)
Kari Morgan, Applied Human Sciences (AY 24-25)
Hanna Manning, Communications & Marketing (AY 24-25)
Julie Duncan, Provost Enrollment Management (AY 24-25)
James Smith, KSU Libraries (AY 24-25)

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