Committee Assignments

Committee workloads vary widely in the time and effort, the service efforts must be measured in terms of time, achievements, and alignment with the university/college/department vision and mission rather than number of commitments.   

CoACM Internal Committees 

  • Duties: 
    The CCC will oversee all curriculum changes in the College to verify that any changes are consistent with the goals and the strategic plan of the College. The CCC shall review curriculum proposals after the department curriculum committee and prior to the Dean. 

    Membership: 
    Two T/TT faculty members from each department. When a department does not have two T/TT faculty members who are eligible to serve, its faculty will elect T/TT faculty from outside the department. Up to 1 part-time* faculty per department may be elected. Service is not obligated and should be agreed upon prior to elections. 

    Meeting times: 
    The CCC will meet as needed, but within two weeks after curriculum has been approved at the department level. 

    Term: 2-years staggered

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH: 
       
       
    • Ermal Shpuza 
      Arief Setiawan
      2021 
      2022
      2023 
      2024
    • CM: 
       
       
    • Amaal Al Shenawa 
      Ali Keyvanfar (Chair) 
      2022
      2021 
      2024 
      2023 
  • Duties: 
    As set forth in the University Faculty Handbook, Section 3.7, the College Promotion and Tenure (CP&T) Review Committee serves as an appeal committee. Includes review of portfolios for tenure, promotion, and post-tenure review, as needed. The CP&T Committee shall not report to the CFC, but rather the CP&T Chair shall follow the workflow.Membership: 
    Two Tenured faculty members from each department  
    When a department does not have two tenured faculty members who are eligible to serve, its faculty will elect tenured faculty from outside the department. CP&T members serve two-year staggered terms.

    Meeting Times: 
    The CP&T will meet as needed to meet the schedule of reviews laid out in the University Faculty Handbook. 

    Term: 2-year staggered

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH: 
       
       
    • Ameen Farooq (Chair) 
       2020
      2023
    • CM: 
       
       
    • Pavan Meadati 
      2021
      2023
    • External: 
       
       
    • Matthew Wilson (req by ARCH)
      M. A. Karim (req by CM) 
      2022 
      2022 
      2023 
      2023
  • Duties: 
    The CAC will establish, solicit, and evaluate applications for and select recipients of annual internal college-funded grants, except for the Dean’s RSCA Grant, which is evaluated in a double-blind format. This committee will also establish, solicit, and evaluate applications or nominations for and select recipients of college-wide faculty honors and awards. Awards may include but are not limited to the: College Distinguished Teaching Award, College Distinguished Scholarship Award, College Distinguished Service Award, College Advising Award, College e-Learning Award, College Distinguished Staff Award, and recognition of time-in-rank. The result of this committee’s work is sent to the CFC. The Dean and CAC Chair are to determine annual awards to be offered and schedule for committee work.

    Membership: 
    Two T/TT (with three-year review completed) faculty members from each department. When a department does not have two T/TT (with three-year review completed) faculty members who are eligible to serve, its faculty will elect tenured faculty from outside the department. Two staff members will be elected by the CSC to serve in the CAC.

    Meeting times: 
    The CAC shall meet as often as deemed appropriate by the committee membership and called by the committee Chair, CFC Chair, or the Dean.

    Term: 3-years staggered

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH: 
       
       
    •  
       
       
    • CM:  
       
       
    • Md Hossain 
      2022
      2025
  • Duties:  
    DEI provides resources that promote equal access and opportunity for all faculty, staff, and students, in order to achieve a prosperous society. DEI is to advocate for policies and a 5-year strategic plan that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion by culture (not just numbers) in the CoACM workplace. The mission is to foster an inclusive learning and work environment that promotes an understanding of, and appreciation for, difference through initiatives, operating programs, research, services, and training.  Ad-hoc committees shall report to the CFC.

    Membership: 
    Diversity liaison is the chair of DEI.  In addition to the chair, two T/TT faculty members from each department. Diversity /DEI members serve two-year staggered terms.

    Meeting Times: 
    The DEI members will meet as needed for planning, monitoring the progress of actions, and policy developments.

    Term: 2-years staggered 

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
       
       
       
    • CM: 
       
       
       
       
       
    • Ali Keyvanfar (Chair) 
      Amaal Al Shenawa
      Irish Horsey  
      Sanjeev Adhikari
      2022 
      2021 
      2022 
      2022 
      2024 
      2023 
      2024 
      2024
       
       
       
    • ARCH:  
       
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
       

CoACM Internal Councils 

  • Duties: 
    The CFC is advisory to the Dean, who holds decision-making authority at the college level. The CFC serves as the reporting body to the Dean. All other college committees, except the CP&T, ELC, SAC, and CSC committees (abbreviations are explained in the following), shall serve as standing or ad-hoc committees under the charge of the CFC, and report to the CFC. The purpose of the CFC is to promote collegiality and effective shared governance of the college by increasing the transparency and two-way communication between the faculty and the Dean with regards to the development and implementation of policy, including, but not limited to, the following areas: Strategic planning; Annual budgeting; Hiring; Space and resource allocation; Reassign-time, Salaries and raises, Appointment and reports of ad hoc committees; and additional areas may be determined on a yearly basis through discussion between the dean and the CFC. The Dean may provide routine updates to the CFC on items listed above as progress is made, or when requested by the CFC Chair. 

    Membership: 
    Three Tenured (T)/Tenure-Track (TT) faculty members from each department. When a department does not have three T/TT faculty members who are eligible to serve, its faculty will elect T/TT faculty from outside the department. Up to 1 part-time, non-voting member (*), faculty per department may be elected. Service is not obligated and should be agreed upon prior to elections. 

    Meeting times: 
    The CFC should meet as often as deemed appropriate by the council membership and called by the chair, but in any case, shall meet no less frequently than twice each fall and spring semester. The CFC may continue functioning during the summer months. 

    Term: 3-years staggered

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH:
       
       
    • William Carpenter
      Ermal Shpuza (Chair22-23)
      Michael Carroll
      2021
      2022
      2021
      2023
      2025
      2023
    • CM: 
       
       
    • Md. Hussain 
      Zuhair El-Itr 
      Ali Keyvanfar
      2021 
      2022 
      2021 
      2024 
      2025 
      2024 
  • Duties: 
    The CSC is to provide oversight and guidance to the needs and requirements of the staff. The purpose of the CSC is to promote collegiality and effective shared governance of the college by increasing the transparency and two-way communication between the  
    staff and the Dean with regards to the development and implementation of policy, including, but not limited to, the following areas: Strategic planning and staff development; Annual budgeting; Hiring; Space and resource allocation; and Additional areas may be determined on a yearly basis through discussion between the dean and the CSC. The result of this committee’s work is sent to the Dean. 

    Membership: 
    Three elected members of college staff will serve on this council.  
    The college representative to the Staff Senate will be a non-voting member of the CSC. 

    Meeting times: 

    The CSC shall meet as often as deemed appropriate by the committee membership and called by the Committee Chair or the Dean. Service is not obligated and should be agreed upon prior to elections. 

    Term: 2-years staggered

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • Dorianne Gutierrez (USS Rep) 
      NA 
      NA 
    • Rachel Kidd-Chancey 
      Rachel Johnson
      2022 
      2022
      2023 
      2024 
  • Duties: 
    The ELC is an independent organization providing support and assistance to the College of Architecture and Construction Management at Kennesaw State University (KSU). The mission of the Council is to advise the college regarding its progress and interactions with individuals, corporations, and agencies external to KSU, and to develop, plan and facilitate specific targeted activities that advance college goals through outreach. Fundraising and promotion are key goals of this group. 

    Membership: 
    The Dean of the College of Architecture and Construction Management is a permanent member of the Council and cannot be Chair of the Council. The Development Officer of the college is a permanent member of the Council and cannot be Chair of the Council. 
    See ELC by-laws for more specific definitions and procedures regarding membership. 

    Term:
    Negotiable

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • Andrew Phillip Payne (Co-Chair) 
      NA 
       
    • Beth Lowry (Co-Chair) 
      Brian Newsome 
      Rick Fredlund 
      Don Davidson 
      Melissa Cantrell 
      Dan Garcia 
      David Millican 
      Andrew Tatnall 
      NA 
      2021 
      2021 
      2021 
      2022 
      2022 
      2022 
      NA 
       
  • Duties: 
    The Dean’s Student Advisory Council for the CoACM is to discuss college-specific issues regarding academics, social, professional, and student success, as defined in the SAC By-Laws. 

    Membership: 
    Student membership requires a student with a major in the College of Architecture and Construction Management. Ideal membership includes Graduate Students, International Students, students from each Department in the COACM, College Senator, and Distance Students. There are no fees associated with membership. Membership is to range across all academic years and programs within the college. 

    Term: 1-year max in leadership role

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • Falak Alam - ARCH 
      Javier Molina - ARCH 
      Elijah Swift - ARCH 
      Sara Clement - ARCH 
      Ian Willis - ARCH 
      Hunter Peterson - CM 
      2021 
      2021 
      2021 
      2021 
      2021 
      2022 
      2023 
      2023 
      2023 
      2023 
      2023 
      2023 
    • Holden Looper - CM (President) 
      2021 
      2023 
    • Monica Silva  - CM  
      Raymond Strickland - CM 
      2022 
      2022 
      2023 
      2023 
    • Poonam Mahadev Karoti - CM GRAD 
      2021
      2023
    • Shreedhar Adhikari - CM GRAD
      2021
      2023 

Departmental Representatives 

  • (Advisory to the Provost/VPAA and the university President)  

    Duties: 
    The primary functions of the Faculty Senate are to facilitate faculty participation in the establishment of university policies for the benefit and welfare of the institution, to inquire into any matters that have implications for the academic development and functioning of the university and to make recommendations concerning such matters, and to be a channel of communications between and among the faculty and the university President, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, and other persons and bodies. 

    Membership: 
    Each department elects one Senator who is a member of the corps of instruction—i.e., lecturer, senior lecturer, instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, and professor or duly certified librarian—who does not have ex officio faculty status as a result of an appointment to an administrative office  
     
    Term: 3-year

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH:   
       
       
    •  Michael Carroll 
      2022  
      2025 
    • CM: 
       
       
    • Lantz Holtzhower 
      2021 
      2024 
  • Assessment and evaluation prior learning to assist students in advancement of their graduation plan 

    Membership: 
    Each department elects one Senator who is a member of the corps of instruction—i.e., lecturer, senior lecturer, instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, and professor or duly certified librarian—who does not have ex officio faculty status as a result of an appointment to an administrative office  
     
    Term: Permanent

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH: 
       
       
    • Assistant Chair 
       
       
    • CM:
       
       
    • UG Coordinator 
       
       
  • Duties: 
    The purpose of the Part-Time Faculty Council is to identify, address, and advance the needs and interests of part-time faculty members at Kennesaw State University. The PTFC is a standing committee advisory to the Faculty Senate and the Provost. The PTFC operates under the supervision of the FSEC, whose membership includes a liaison to the PTFC. A member of the PTFC, ordinarily but not necessarily the President, will represent that body in the Faculty Senate. The PTFC representative will function as a full voting member of the Faculty Senate, with the same rights of participation and voting as a senator representing an academic department. The PTFC is represented in university-wide shared governance via the Faculty Senate; the PTFC is not directly represented in the University Council. 

    Membership: 
    Members must be employed as part-time instructors by Kennesaw State University in the fall semester of each academic year. If a member elected in the fall is not employed in the spring semester but will be returning in the next fall semester, the member may maintain the position on the PTFC. If the member does not return the next fall, the chair of that member’s department will be notified, and a new representative will be elected by the department.

    Term: 2-year  

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH: 
       
       
    • Kevin Dougherty 
      2021
      2023
    • CM: 
       
       
    •  Lloyd “Bruce” Grant 
      2022
      2024
    • ARCH & CM: 
       
       
    • Arezou Shafaghat 
      2022
      2024

Departmental Committees

  • Duties: 
    Responsible for providing input to the Chair about department issues, and writing guidelines/policies dealing with, workload, teaching load, hiring strategies, overall goals, ideas about new programs etc. 

    Membership: 
    Two tenure track faculty and one Lecturer/Senior Lecturer. The Chair of the DFC will be a tenured faculty member elected by members of the committee. 

    Meeting times:  
    Irregular, usually 3-4 times per academic year 

    Term: 2-year

    •  
       
       
    • ARCH:  
       
       
    • Peter Pittman (Chair) 
      Bronne Dytoc 
      Selen Okcu
      2022 
      2022 
      2022 
      2024 
      2023 
      2024 
    • CM:
       
       
    • Parminder Juneja (Chair) 
      Minsoo Baek
      Michael Collins

      2022 
      2022
      2022 
      2024 
      2024
      2024 
  • Duties: 
    Oversees all changes in curriculum; is the first step in seeking approval for new courses, programs, program changes, changes in prerequisites, catalog descriptions etc. This committee shall periodically review the departmental curriculum and make recommendations about modifications of the curriculum. Also provides oversight for Special Topics and Advanced Topics courses. Chair is responsible for monitoring progress of paperwork to College and University Curriculum committees; Chair (or designee) will represent department at College and/or University Curriculum Committee meetings to present proposals. 

    Membership: 
    Two tenure track faculty and one Lecturer/Senior Lecturer. The Chair of the Curriculum Committee will be a tenured faculty member elected by members of the committee 

    Term: 2-years staggered 

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH Undergraduate: 
       
       
    • Tim Frank (Chair) 
      Peter Pittman 
      Jeffrey Collins
      Saleh Uddin 
      Marietta Monaghan 
      2021 
      2021 
      2021 
      2022 
      2022 
      2023 
      2024 
      2023 
      2023 
      2024
    • CM Undergraduate: 
       
       
    • Lantz Holtzhower (Chair) 
      Jacqueline Stephens 
      Ali Keyvanfar
      2022 
      2022 
      2021 
      2024 
      2024 
      2023
    • CM Graduate: 
       
       
    • Pavan Meadati (Chair) 
      Sanjeev Adhikari 
      Ray Godfrey
      2022 
      2022 
      2022
      2024 
      2024 
      2024
  • Duties:
    Evaluates portfolios for Tenure, Promotion, and 3rd year review. Writes letter that go into faculty’s portfolio. Reviews department T&P guidelines and makes recommendation for revisions to department Chair 

    Membership: 
    ARCH: Five full-time tenured faculty; individuals going up for review should not serve on this committee the year they are up for review (in which case a one year replacement will be elected).  

    CM: Three full-time tenured faculty; individuals going up for review should not serve on this committee the year they are up for review (in which case a one year replacement will be elected); when possible. If needed, one or more tenured faculty shall be from another department within the College of Architecture and Construction Management or, with the Deans approval, from another department at the university. The Committee shall be chaired by a tenured faculty preferably from the CM Department.
     
    Term:
    3-years staggered

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH: 
       
       
    • Ermal Shpuza (Chair) 
      M. Saleh Uddin 
      Michael Carroll 
      Bill Carpenter
       Joe Thomas (COTA) 
      2021 
      2021 
      2021 
      2022 
      2022 
      2024 
      2023 
      2024 
      2023 
      2025 
    • CM: 
       
       
    • Zuhair El-Itr (Chair) 
      Parminder Juneja 
      Hussein Abaza 
      2020 
      2022 
      2022 
      2023 
      2025 
      2025 
    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH: 
       
       
    •  
       
       
    • CM: 
       
       
    • Zuhair El-Itr (Chair) 
      Parminder Juneja 
      Jacqueline Stephens
      Lantz Holtzhower
      Faruque Hossain
      2022 
      2022 
      2022
      2022
      2022  
      2023 
      2023 
      2023
      2023
      2023 
  • Duties:

    ARCH: Organize and coordinate all scholarship opportunities specific to the field and department. This includes both internal and Foundation based scholarships, state and nationally available scholarships as well as profession specific scholarships. 

    Membership: 

    ARCH: Five full-time tenured faculty; individuals going up for review should not serve on this committee the year they are up for review (in which case a one-year replacement will be elected).  

    Meeting Time: 

    ARCH: The ASC should hold two informational presentations to the student body per academic year; one in the fall and one in the spring. The Committee meets several times per year with intensive effort in early spring semester. 

    Term: 2-years renewable/staggered 

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH: 
       
       
    • Saleh Uddin 
      Arief Setiawan 
      Zamila Karimi 
      2021 
      2022 
      2021 
      2023 
      2024 
      2023
    • CM: 
       
       
    • Amaal Al Shenawa 
      Sanjeev Adhikari 
      Minsoo Baek 
      Md. F. Hossain 
      Pavan Meadati 
      2020 
      2020 
      2020 
      2020 
      ???? 
      2023 
      2023 
      2023 
      2023 
      2023 
  • Term: 2-year 

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH: 
       
       
    • Jeffrey Collins Zamila Karimi 
      2021 
      2022 
      2023 
      2024
    • CM:  
       
       
    • Sanjeev Adhikari
      2021 
      2023 
  • Term: 2-year 

    • Column Title 1
      Column Title 2
      Column Title 3
    • ARCH:
       
       
    • Keif Schleifer
      2022
      2024
    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH:   
       
       
    • OPEN 
      2022
      2024
    • CM: 
       
       
    • Sanjeev Adhikari 
      2022
      2024

Departmental Program Coordinators

  • 3-yr assignment with 5-yr limit and renewal 

    • Assignment
      Members
      Terms Start
      Term End
    • 1st Year Studio
      Arief Setiawan 
      Bronne Dytoc 
      2015 
      2021 
      2023 
      2024 
    • Accelerated Track    
      Peter Pittman
      2022
      2025
    • 2nd Year Studio
      Giovanni Loreto
      2021
      2024
    • 3rd Year Studio
      William Carpenter
      2021
      2024
    • Integrative Studio  
       Tim Frank
      2021
      2024
    • Urban Design Studio       
      Ameen Farooq
      2021
      2024
    • Focus Studio 
      Pegah Zamani
      2020
      2023
    • Thesis
      Areif Setiawan 
      2021
      2024
    • Cultures Sequence
      Marietta Monaghan
      2021
      2024
    • DeCOM Sequence 
      Jeffrey Collins
      2021
      2024
    • Structures Sequence  
      Bronne Dytoc  
      2021
      2024
    • Professional Practice Sequence
      Michael Carroll
      2021
      2024
    • Environ. Tech. Sequence
      OPEN
       
       
    • Assignment
      Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • CM Graduate Program   
      Sanjeev Adhikari
      2021
       
    • CM Undergraduate   
      Hussein Abaza
      2021
       
    • CM Minor  
      Hussein Abaza 
      2021
       
    • Facilities Mgt Concentration  
      Lantz Holtzhower
      2021
       
    • Land Development Certificate  
      Jackie Stephens
      2021
       
    • Project Management Certificate  
      Jackie Stephens
      2021
       
    • Specialty Const. Certificate 
      Jackie Stephens
      2021
       

University Standing Committee - University Handbook 2021-2022 / 3.1.2

  • Duties: 
    This committee will evaluate petitions for exemptions to academic regulations in the area of admissions, withdrawals, retention, dismissals, grade changes, graduation requirements, and other matters of academic standing. The results of this work will be sent to the Provost and Registrar. 

    Membership: 
    One elected representative from each degree-granting college  

    Meeting Time: 
    The Chair will set dates and times of committee meetings. 

    Term: 2-yrs

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • CM: 
       
       
    • Parminder Juneja 
      2022
      2024
  • Duties: 
    The Adult Learning Committee (ALC) serves as an advocate for and facilitator of adult learning programs and prior learning assessment for KSU. 

    Membership: 
    One elected representative from each degree-granting college  

    Term:
    2-yrs

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term Endww
    • ARCH Assistant Chair 
       
       
    •  
       
       
    • CM UG Coordinator 
       
       
  • Duties: 
    Identify ways in which Kennesaw State University may work collaboratively to build strong university-community partnerships that strengthen the educational experience and help build community capacity, serve as a think-tank for the Executive Director for Community Engagement and provide recommendations on policies and practices that impact the connection between KSU and the larger community, and support and provide guidance for others at KSU seeking to develop and/or manage relationships with the larger community that support the learning experience. 
     
    Membership:
    One teaching faculty from each degree-granting college 

    Meeting Time: 
    At least once per semester 

    Term: 2-yrs

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • CM:  
       
       
    • Amaal Al Shenawa
       
       
  • Duties: 
    This committee will recommend and advise on policy related to digital learning. The results of this work will be sent to the Faculty Senate and the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs designee.

    Membership: 
    One faculty representative (appointed by the college dean) with demonstrated expertise in digital learning from each degree-granting college (i.e., a Distance Learning Coordinator)

    Meeting Time: 
    Once per month during the academic year

    Term: 3-yrs staggered

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH: 
       
       
    • OPEN 
      2022 
      2025
  • Duties: 
    The Education Abroad Advisory Committee (EAAC) is a decision-making committee to review education abroad program proposals and to make policy recommendations for KSU education abroad programs. The EAAC works collaboratively with the University’s academic colleges and departments, various campus partners and education abroad stakeholders, and the Education Abroad Office (EAO) to support programmatic development and program quality through the review of program proposals and associated guidelines, policies, and procedures. 

    Membership: 
    One tenured, tenure-track, or full-time, permanent faculty member elected from each academic college. Faculty elected to serve on this committee should have experience directing an education abroad program and have experience with budgeting and international risk management best practices.  
     
    Meeting Time: 
    Once per month during the academic year 

    Term: 2-yrs (colleges are encouraged to support multiple consecutive terms) 

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • CM:   
       
       
    • Ali Keyvanfar
      2022 
      2024
  • Duties: 
    This committee functions as the think-tank for and oversight body for all faculty development programs 

    Membership: 
    One elected faculty member from each degree-granting college 

    Meeting Time: 
    At least once per semester 

    Term: 2-yrs  

    •   Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • CM:  
       
       
    • Parminder Juneja
      2022 
      2024
  • Duties: 
    Members of these committees evaluate applications and select recipient of the following Faculty Awards funded through the generosity of the KSU Foundation. There are five committees. 

    Membership: 
    One elected faculty member from each degree-granting college

    Term:
    2-yrs  


    • Responsible for the Outstanding Teaching, Outstanding Online Teaching, and Outstanding Part-Time Teaching awards 

      • Members
        Term Start 
        Term End
      • CM:    
         
         
      • Lantz Holtzhower 
        2021
        2023
      • Members
        Term Start
        Term End
      • CM:    
         
         
      • Md Hossain
        2022
        2024
      • Members
        Term Start
        Term End
      • CM:  
         
         
      •  Ali Keyvanfar 
        2022
        2024
      • Members
        Term Start
        Term End
      • CM:  
         
         
      • Pavan Meadati 
        2021
        2023

       

    • Responsible for University Distinguished Professor, Outstanding Early Career Faculty, and Outstanding Professional Service and Community Engagemen
      • Members
        Term Start
        Term End
      • ARCH:   
         
         
  • Duties: 
    The GEC is a faculty-driven, student-focused council. The primary goals of the GEC are to (1) develop and maintain a unified, integrated, and effective general education program; (2) ensure alignment with BoR policies, as well as KSU policies and mission; (3) identify and align the learning outcomes of core curriculum courses; (4) determine whether courses fit into the core curriculum; (5) communicate with administration, faculty, and staff regarding core curriculum and general education; and (6) serve as a resource to the KSU community. 

    Membership: 
    Membership is limited to full-time faculty. Members may have administrative duties in their department or college at or below a director level. 

    Meeting Time: 

    Monthly during the academic year 

    Term: 3-yrs (A voting member may serve two consecutive terms but must take at least one term off before serving again) 

    • Members
      Term Start 
      Term End
    • CM:  
       
       
    •  Jacqueline Stevens
      2021
      2024
  • Duties: 
    The GPCC receives graduate course and program proposals from colleges and departments and ensures their compliance with University policies and goals for graduate education. This committee also approves changes in post-baccalaureate curriculum, including the addition or deletion of courses, approval of new programs or concentrations, and changes in program requirements. The committee recommends or reviews changes in graduate policies and procedures and monitors assessment of graduate programs. The committee’s recommendations will be directed to the Associate Vice President for Curriculum, Dean of The Graduate College, Provost, and President for their action, and to the Faculty Senate Executive Committee for monitoring GPCC activities. The committee also makes recommendations regarding the curriculum development and review process to the Faculty Senate. 

    Membership: 
    Two members of the Graduate Faculty (Full or Provisional status) from each college housing a graduate program 

    Meeting Time: 
    Monthly during the academic year 

    Term: 3-yrs
    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • CM:  
       
       
    • Sanjeev Adhikari 
      2020
      2023
    • Minsoo Baek
      2022
      2025
  • Duties: 
    ITAC Committee is to: 1) facilitate dialogue between the Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the Faculty Senate, the colleges, and the operational units of the University; 2) provide a forum for students, faculty, and staff to make recommendations concerning access to and use of information technology; and 3) provide feedback about new applications, operating system upgrades, instructional technologies, and respective deployments. ITAC shall appoint working committees and subcommittees as needed to advance the work of ITAC. 

    Membership: 
    One representative from each degree-granting college 

    Meeting Time: 
    At least twice per semester between August and May 

    Term: 2-yrs 
    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH:    
       
       
    • Jeffrey Collins 
      2021
      2023
  • Duties: 
    Advisory group to the Dean of Library Services and liaison with each college and group represented regarding library needs and issues. It will make recommendations and advise the Dean of Library Services in the development and refinement of library policies. The results of this committee’s work will be reported to the Dean of Library Services, Provost, and President.  

    Membership: 
    One elected faculty member from each degree-granting college 
    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH:  
       
       
    • Timothy Frank 
      2022
      2024

  • Duties: 
    This committee evaluates proposed changes to the undergraduate curriculum for consistency with University policies and goals and forwards approved proposals to the Provost. This body provides periodic reports of its actions to the Faculty Senate Executive Committee. As needed, this body makes policy recommendations to the Faculty Senate regarding the undergraduate curriculum development and review process. 

    Membership: 
    Two representatives from each degree-granting college 

    Meeting Time: 
    At least twice per semester between August and May 

    Term:
    3-yrs 
    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH:  
       
       
    • Jeffrey Collins 
      2021
      2023
    • CM:
       
       
    •  Hussein Abaza 
      2021
      2023

  • Duties: 
    This committee will serve as an advisory group to the Vice Provost for Global Affairs and will represent their respective college or unit concerning global interests and issues. It will make recommendations and advise the Vice Provost in the area of global engagement and strategic planning, among other duties, as designated. The committee will review, measure and, evaluate strategic initiatives for global engagement programing, including the Global Engagement Certification. The results of this committee’s work will be reported to the Provost and President. 

    Membership: 
    One elected or appointed faculty member from each degree-granting college to serve as that college’s representative and global affairs coordinator. It is recommended that each degree-granting college have a global affairs committee and the chair or an active member of that committee, who has conducted a study abroad trip, serve as the college’s representative and coordinator and assist in coordinating international activities within the college on behalf of the committee. 

    Term:
    3-yr, renewable
    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • CM:
       
       
    • Ali Keyvanfar 
      2021
      2024

Other University Committees  

  • Duties: 
    The Education Abroad Advisory Committee of the Faculty Senate (EAAC) collaborates with the Education Abroad Office and the Division of Global Affairs as an advisory and decision-making committee to review education abroad program proposals and to make policy recommendations for Education Abroad campus-wide. The EAAC works collaboratively with the university’s academic colleges and departments, and the Education Abroad Office to support programmatic development and program quality through the review of program proposals and associated policies.  

    Membership: 
    One elected representative from each degree-granting college  

    Meeting Time: 
    4 meetings per academic year. 

    Term: 2-yrs

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • ARCH
       
       
    • Giovanni Loreto
      (Italy) 
      2020
       
  • The below service is to be confirm as it is of appointment outside of the College or Department. 

    An advisory review body to the office of the Senior Vice Provost of Academic Affairs. One tenured faculty representative from degree granting academic colleges.   

    Term: 2-yrs 

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • CM
       
       
    • Pavan Meadati
      2022
      2024
  • Appointed by the VPR in consultation with college deans. 
    Term: 3-yrs staggered 

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • CM
       
       
    • Ali Keyvanfar
      2020
      2023

Staff University Committees/Councils

  • Elections run by the Staff Senate.  Member elected by the constituents for the College. 

    Term: 3-yr

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • Dorianne Gutierrez 
      2021
      2024
  • Term: Indefinite

    • Members
      Term Start
      Term End
    • Rachel Kidd-Chancey 
      2021
       

Student Organizations/Competition Teams 

    • ARCH 
      Advisor 
      Term Start
    • AIAS 
      Arief Setiawan 
      2014
    • NOMAS
      Giovanni Loreto 
      2018
    • APX 
      Timothy Frank 
      2015
    • Tau Sigma Delta 
      Andrew Payne
      2022
    • CM
      Advisor 
      Term Start
    • AGC
      Ali Keyvanfar 
      Sanjeev Adhikari 
      2020
      2020
    • AEE
      Jacqueline Stephens 
      2019
    • NAHB
      Lantz Holtzhower 
      2020
    • AACEI
      Zuhair El-Itr 
      2018
    • IFMA
      Parminder Juneja 
      Dave Peeples 
      2018
      2020
    • MCAA
      Minsoo Baek 
      2020
    • SLC
      Irish Horsey
      2019
    • KWIC
      Irish Horsey 
      2020
    • NECA
      Amaal Al Shenawa 
      Hussein Abaza 
      2019
      2019

 

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