2014-2015 Committees

Due to the amount of work that goes into governing a university campus, the senate is divided up into committees. This enables the senate members to be as productive as possible. Please note that the number in parentheses indicates in which year of his or her service the member is currently serving.

Academic Advising Committee (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Greg Roberts (2)
  2. Business - Jon Bingham (1)
  3. Education - Sau Hou Chang, Chair (1)
  4. Natural Science - Kim Bonacci (1)
  5. Social Science - Melissa Fry (1)
  6. Undergraduate Field Placement Coord. Ed. - Jim Clements
  7. Ex-Officio Director of Academic Advising & Dean of General Studies - Annette Wyandotte
  8. Ex-Officio - Assoc. Director of Academic Advising - Rebecca Turner
  9. Ex-Officio Recruitment & Retention Chair - Chris Cox
  10. Ex-Officio FYS Director - Donna Dahlgren
  11. Student -

Academic Assessment (3 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Leigh Viner (2)
  2. Business - Brian Atwater (2)
  3. Education - Tymika Wesley (2)
  4. Library - Maria Accardi (2)
  5. Natural Sciences - Chris Lang (1)
  6. Nursing - Janice McMahan, Chair (3)
  7. Social Sciences - Yu Shen (2)
  8. Ex-Officio - VC Academic Affairs - Uric Dufrene
  9. Ex-Officio - Dir Institutional Research - Tanalee Wasson, Director of Inst. Research
  10. Student -

Academic Policies (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Anne Allen, Chair (2)
  2. Business - Chris Bjornson (1)
  3. Education - Barbara Thompson Book (2)
  4. Library - Gabrielle Carr (2)
  5. Natural Sciences - John Doyle (2)
  6. Nursing - Jane Hollowell (2)
  7. Social Sciences - Jean Abshire (2)
  8. Ex-Officio - VC Academic Affairs - Uric Dufrene
  9. Ex-Officio - Assoc. Director of Academic Advising - Rebecca Turner
  10. Student -
  11. Student -

Arts & Sciences Coordinating (APC members)

  1. Arts & Letters - Anne Allen (2)
  2. Natural Sciences - John Doyle (2)
  3. Social Sciences - Jean Abshire (2)

Budgetary Affairs (3 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Charlie Pooser (1)
  2. Business - Jeff Byrne (1)
  3. Education - Walter Ryan (2)
  4. Library - Kate Banet Moore (1)
  5. Natural Sciences - David Taylor, Chair (1)
  6. Nursing - Tonya Broughton (3)
  7. Social Sciences - Robin Morgan (1)
  8. Adjunct -
  9. Ex-Officio - VC Admin Affairs - Dana Wavle

Conduct Committee (2-Year Senate elected)

Members:

  1. Gabrielle Carr (2)
  2. Kyle Forinash (2)
  3. Mindy Badia (2)
  4. Ben Asare (1)
  5. Pat Daly (1)

Alternates:

  1. George Harvey (1)
  2. Anne Allen (2)
  3. John Doyle (2)
  4. Jim Hellenbeck (1)
  5. Ron Allman (2)

Executive Council (Senate elected)

  1. James Barry, President of Faculty Senate
  2. Pam Connerly
  3. Cliff Staten

Faculty Affairs (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Diane Reid (1)
  2. Business - Yan He (2)
  3. Education - Jim Hollenbeck (1)
  4. Library - Jackie Johnson (2)
  5. Natural Sciences - Ron Finkbine, Chair (2)
  6. Nursing - Mimi McKay (2)
  7. Social Sciences -
  8. Part-Time Faculty -
  9. Ex-Officio - UFC Fringe Benefits Committee - Chhandashri Bhattacharya

Faculty Board of Review (Senate elected yearly)

Members:

  1. Sau Hou Chang
  2. Jacob Babb
  3. David Eplion
  4. Kent Edmonds
  5. Kevin Sue Bailey

Alternates:

  1. Charlie Pooser
  2. Bill Farrell
  3. Herb Caldwell
  4. Doug Darnowski
  5. Brian Atwater

Faculty Senate Parliamentarian (Senate elected)

  1. Cliff Staten

General Education (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Tom O'Neal (1)
  2. Business - Linda Christiansen  (1)
  3. Education - Neil Brewer (2)
  4. Library - Jackie Johnson (1)
  5. Natural Sciences - Victor Waingeh, Chair (1)
  6. Nursing - Judy Myers (1)
  7. Social Sciences - Ben Asare (1)
  8. Ex-Officio - VC Academic Affairs - Uric Dufrene
  9. Ex-Officio - Assoc. VCAA and Dean of General Studies - Annette Wyandotte
  10. Student -

General Studies (2 year-Senate elected, Chair 3-year)

  1. Faculty - Chris Kimmer, Chair (2)
  2. Faculty - James Kauffman (2)
  3. Faculty - Neil Brewer (1)
  4. Faculty - Greg Kordsmeier (2)
  5. Faculty - Chhandashri Bhattacharya (1)
  6. Ex-Officio - Mgr. Continuing Studies - Saundra Gordon
  7. Ex-Officio - Co-Coordinator of Writing Program -

Honors Council (Members 2 years) (Chair is the director)

  1. Arts & Letters - Rebecca Carlton (2)
  2. Business - Eric Schansberg (Kathy Ernstberger) (2)
  3. Education - Gary Pinkston (1)
  4. Library - Gabrielle Carr (1)
  5. Natural Sciences - Suranga Hettiarachchi (2)
  6. Nursing - Pam White (2)
  7. Social Sciences - Stephanie Albertson (2)
  8. Ex-Officio- Dean/Research - Diane Wille
  9. Director of Honors Program - Angela Salas, Chair
  10. Student -

Improvement of Learning (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Jeremy Wells (2)
  2. Business - Yan He (2)
  3. Education - Tymika Wesley (1)
  4. Library - Kate Banet Moore, Chair (1)
  5. Natural Sciences - Jan Fleischer (2)
  6. Nursing - Donna Bowles (2)
  7. Social Sciences - Greg Kordsmeier (1)
  8. Ex-Officio Assoc VC Academic Affairs - Annette Wyandotte
  9. Ex-Officio FACET co-liaisons - Anne Allen & Jamie Kauffman
  10. Ex-Officio Director of ILTE - Joe Hollingsworth
  11. Student -

Improvement of Writing (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Rebecca Carlton (1)
  2. Business - Lisa Russell (2)
  3. Education - Mary Bradley (1)
  4. Natural Sciences - David Treves, Chair (2)
  5. Nursing -
  6. Social Sciences - Adam Maksl (2)
  7. Ex-Officio Co-Coordinator of Writing Program - Tom O’Neal
  8. Ex-Officio Director of the Writing Center - Leigh Ann Meyer
  9. Ex-Officio Librarian, Instruction Librarian - Maria Accardi

Information Technology (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Herb Caldwell (2)
  2. Business - Ranida Harris (2)
  3. Education - Gary Pinkston (1)
  4. Library - Melanie Hughes (2)
  5. Natural Sciences - Delaine Cochran (2)
  6. Nursing - Kathleen Free, Chair (2)
  7. Social Sciences - Bernie Carducci (2)
  8. Ex-Officio-Chief Information Officer - Tom Sawyer

International Programs (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Amy Zink (1)
  2. Business - Pilsik Choi (1)
  3. Education - Shifa Podikunju-Hussain (2)
  4. Library - Melanie Hughes, Chair (1)
  5. Natural Sciences - Elizabeth Rueschhoff (1)
  6. Nursing - Luz Huntington-Moskos (2)
  7. Social Sciences - Sara Walsh (1)
  8. Academic Advising Center - Danielle Towle
  9. Ex-Officio Dir. of International Programs - Lucinda Woodward
  10. Ex-Officio Diversity Coordinator for Academic Affairs - Diane Reid

Library (3 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Amy Zink (3)
  2. Business - Lisa Russell (1)
  3. Education - Kathy Ryan (1)
  4. Natural Sciences - Rose Riehm, Chair (3)
  5. Nursing - Jane Hollowell (3)
  6. Social Sciences - Veronica Medina (1)
  7. Ex-Officio Director of Library Services - Marty Rosen
  8. Student -
  9. Student -

Nominating Committee (Senate elected)

  1. James Barry, President of Faculty Senate
  2. Pat Daly
  3. Kathy Ernstberger

Research & Grants (2 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Christa Zorn (1)
  2. Business - Kathleen Arano (1)
  3. Education - Lisa Hoffman (1)
  4. Library - Jackie Johnson (2)
  5. Natural Sciences - Aaron Setterdahl (1)
  6. Nursing - Laura McIlvoy, Chair (1)
  7. Social Sciences - Sara Hare (2)
  8. Ex-Officio-Dean for Research - Diane Wille

Alternates to Research & Grants

  1. Arts & Letters - Granville King (2)
  2. Business - Doug Barney (1)
  3. Education - Kevin Bailey (1)
  4. Library - Melanie Hughes (2)
  5. Natural Sciences - David Treves (1)
  6. Nursing -  Donna Bowles (1)
  7. Social Sciences - Stephanie Albertson (2)

Student Recruitment & Retention (3 year-school/dept. elected)

  1. Arts & Letters - Donna Stallard (3)
  2. Business - Chris Cox, Chair (3)
  3. Education - Gary Pinkston (2)
  4. Library - Maria Accardi (3)
  5. Natural Science - Cynthia Light (2)
  6. Nursing - Sarah Gierke (3)
  7. Social Science - Ben Asare (3)
  8. Ex-Officio Director of Admissions -
  9. Ex-Officio Assoc. VC Student Affairs - Jason Meriwether
  10. Ex-Officio Registrar - Patrick Fawcett
  11. Ex-Officio Director of Academic Advising and Dean for General Studies - Annette Wyandotte
  12. Student -
  13. Student -

University Faculty Council Representative (Senate elected)

  1. Jamie Kauffman

Women and Gender Studies Advisory (2 year–Senate elected)

  1. Faculty - Rhonda Wrzenski, Chair (2)
  2. Faculty - Leigh Viner (2)
  3. Faculty -
  4. Faculty - Meghan Kahn (2)
  5. Professional Staff -
  6. Ex-Officio Coord. of Women/Gender Studies - Kelly Ryan
  7. Ex-Officio Diversity Coordinator for Faculty Affairs - Diane Reid

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Contact Us

Contact Us

 

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Dr. James Barry
President of Faculty Senate
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Phone: (812) 941-2225
jjbarry@ius.edu

Peter Riefstahl
Secretary
Faculty Senate Office, LF 161-E
Phone: (812) 941-2436
priefsta@ius.edu

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

 

Fall 2014 Faculty Senate Meetings:

Date: September 18
Time: 2:45 p.m.
Location: UC 127
Agenda deadline: September 4

Date: October 16
Time: 2:45 p.m.
Location: UC 127
Agenda deadline:October 2

Date: November 13
Time: 2:45 p.m.
Location: UC 127
Agenda deadline: November 6

Spring 2015 Faculty Senate Meetings:

January 15, February 26, March 19, April 9, April 23