University Academic Council

 Academic Council Minutes:

i. May 3, 2016 (approved September 6, 2016)
ii. April 5, 2016 (approved May 3, 2016)
iii. March 1, 2016 (approved April 5, 2016)
iv. February 2, 2016 (approved March 1, 2016)

Charge: To review the administration of academic programs, suggest planning and budgeting actions, and advise the Provost of proposed changes in academic programs.
Membership: Non-rotating members are the Provost, the Vice Provost, Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, college and Kent Library deans, the Dean of the School of University Studies, the Dean of Online Learning, the Registrar, and Director of School of Visual and Performing Arts. One faculty member is elected from each college/school/library and serves a three-year term. (Per Faculty Handbook policy, “Faculty members who serve full terms on University Standing Committees cannot succeed themselves.) The Chairperson of the Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee serves a one-year term. The chair and members are appointed by the Provost.
Reports to: Provost
Non-Rotating Members:

N/R Karl Kunkel, Provost
N/R Chuck McAllister, Vice Provost
N/R Gerald McDougall, Dean, College of Business / Associate Provost for Extended Learning
N/R Diana Rogers-Adkinson, Dean, College of Education
N/R Morris Jenkins, Dean, College of Health and Human Services
N/R Frank Barrios, Dean, College of Liberal Arts / Dean, School of University Studies
N/R Chris McGowan, Dean, College of Science, Technology, & Agriculture
N/R Allen Gathman, Dean, Online Learning / Interim Dean, School of Graduate Studies
N/R Barbara Glackin, Dean of Kent Library
N/R Sandy Hinkle, Registrar
N/R Rhonda Weller-Stilson, Director, School of Visual & Performing Arts

Faculty Senate Member: AY 2017 Timothy Schmidt, Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee
Faculty Members:

AY 2016-2018 Alisha Youngblood Ortiz, Business
AY 2016-2018 Bill Bratberg, Education
AY 2016-2018 Susan Kendrick, Liberal Arts
AY 2017-2019 Haohao Wang, Science, Technology, & Agriculture
AY 2017-2019 Susan Winters, Health and Human Services
AY 2017-2019 Claudia Ruediger, Kent Library

Chair: Karl Kunkel

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Office of the President
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