University Student Affairs Committee


Charge: To review and recommend institutional policies and procedures concerning matters which affect the general welfare of students, such as policies regarding financial aid, student rights and responsibilities, student organizations, admissions, and academic standing; to hear appeals of administrative and committee actions in reference to such policies and procedures.
Membership: Faculty members, one from each college, and Kent Library, will be nominated by the Faculty Senate Membership Committee. (Per Faculty Handbook policy, “Faculty members who serve full terms on University Standing Committees cannot succeed themselves.) Five staff members will be nominated from: Finance and Administration (one member), Enrollment Management and Student Success (two members), and Academic Affairs (two members). Faculty and staff appointments will be for three-year terms. Two student members are nominated by the President of Student Government for one-year terms. All nominees and chairs/co-chairs will be appointed jointly by the Provost and the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success.
Reports to: Provost and Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success
Non-Rotating Member: N/R Sandy Hinkle, Registrar
Faculty Members: AY 2013-2015  Shonta Smith, Education
AY 2013-2015  Marcia Brown-Haims, Health and Human Services
AY 2014-2016  William McNeary, Science, Technology, & Agriculture
AY 2014-2016  Emily Smart, Kent Library Services
AY 2015-2017  Heather McMillan, Business
AY 2015-2017  Hilary Peterson, Liberal Arts
Other Members: AY 2013-2015  Alisa McFerron, Enrollment Management & Student Success
AY 2013-2015  Kendra Skinner, Enrollment Management & Student Success
AY 2013-2015  Sophia Scott, Academic Affairs
AY 2014-2016  Linda Williams, Finance & Administration
AY 2014-2016  David Starrett, Academic Affairs
Student Representatives:

AY 2015  Clayton Dawson
AY 2015  Abhishek Yadav

Chair: Sandy Hinkle