Executive Committee

The Executive Committee prepares meeting agendas and works on general overall concerns of the Faculty Senate.

  • Chair: J.W. Mock; JMock@uco.edu; (405) 974-5624; LAR 205I
  • Members: Fred Hammond III, Dawn Marie Lindblade, Brenda Chappell
2013-2014 University Committee Assignments

University Wide Committees

1.  Academic Affairs Council Senators Maisch, Evans,  Lindblade, Kickham, & Rider

2.  Alumni Association Board of Directors Senator Kickham

3.  Appellate Comm. On Dis. Of Tenured Faculty Senator Overman

4.  Athletics Council Senator Verschelden

5.  Budget Task Force Senators Mock & Overman

6.  Committee on Student Conduct Senator Chappell

7.  Veteran Support Alliance Senator Garcia

8.  eLearning Advisory Team Senator Frush

9.  Faculty Grievance Board Senator Ferguson

10.  Faculty Merit Credit Committee Senator Evans

11.  CETTL Advisory Board Senator Frush

12.  Faculty Handbook Editorial Board Senators Mock & Ferguson

13.  Faculty Technology Advisory Board Senator Glaubitz

14.  Graduate Council Senator Dickson

15.  On-line Course Evaluation Senator Garcia

16.  Passport Committee Senator McLemore

17.  Research Advisory Council Senator Krishnan

18.  Transportation and Parking Advisory Team Senator Vanhoy

19.  Undergraduate Research Advisory Council Senator Khandaker

 

Academic Affairs Committee

This committee is charged to study and/or make recommendations concerning academic policy which includes academic standards, grading policies, withdrawal deadlines, articulation, etc. This committee works with the Office of Academic Affairs on matters of mutual concern. The Chairperson of the Academic Affairs standing committee is one of the four Faculty Senate representatives to the University Academic Affairs Council.

  • Chair:  Karl Nelson; KNelson15@uco.edu; (405) 974-5755; MUS208

  • Members:  Brenda Chappell, Robert Delano, Warren Dickson, Kristi Frush, Lea Ann Garcia, Karl Nelson, Paul Patrick

Adjunct Affairs

This committee studies and/or makes recommendations concerning Adjunct Faculty matters, including salaries, benefits, and other means of enhancing the well-being of of Adjunct faculty. The committee will invite Adjunct faculty to speak at meetings, as appropriate to matters being discussed.

  • Chair:  Donald Mizell; DMizell@uco.edu; (405) 974-5538; LAR 210B
  • Members: Brenda Chappell, Chindarat Charoenwongse-Shaw, Linda Chooback, Robert Delano, Warren Dickson, Dawn Holt, Dawn Lindblade, Donald Mizell
Alumni and Community Service Committee

This committee encourages faculty interaction with alumni and the community. The Chairperson of this committee is also the Faculty Senate’s ad-hoc representative to the Alumni Association Board of Directors.

  • Chair:  Beth Adele; BAdele@uco.edu; Direct: (405) 974-2766; NUC 338
  • Members:  Beth Adele, Emily Brown, Sunshine Cowan, Greg Farnell, Dawn Holt, Morshed Khandaker, Mark Maddy, Karl Nelson
Budget Committee

This committee participates in the University’s budget development process and makes fiscal recommendations to both the administration and to the Senate.

  • Chair: Youngtae ShinYShin@uco.edu; (405) 974-5524; LAR 102E
  • Members:  Beth Adele, Chris Butler, Darian DeBolt, Robert Delano, Robert Glaubitz, V. Sivarama Krishnan, Elizabeth Overman, Dana Rundle, Youngtae Shin
CPP&E Committee

This committee sees that the constitution, by-laws, and operation code are updated. The committee provides input concerning procedures used by the faculty and conducts regular and special elections.

  • Chair: Beth Adele; BAdele@uco.edu; (405) 974-27660; NUC 338
  • Members: Beth Adele, Chris Butler, John Michael Ferguson, Mark Maddy, Daniel Mertens
Faculty Handbook and Revision Committee

This committee advises the Senate on proposed annual changes in the Faculty Handbook. One member of this committee serves on the University Faculty Handbook Editorial Board.

  • Chair: Paul Patrick; PPatrick@uco.edu; 405-974-2336; NUC 118A
  • Members: John Michael Ferguson, Kristi Frush, Lea Ann Garcia, Karl Nelson, Elizabeth Overman, Paul Patrick
Faculty Welfare and Development Committee

This committee studies and/or makes recommendations concerning procedures for selection of faculty, chairpersons, deans, etc. In addition, the committee deals with faculty job descriptions, faculty files, tenure, promotion, grievances, and development programs. The committee works closely with the Office of Academic Affairs on faculty personnel matters of mutual concern. The Chairperson of this committee is one of the Faculty Senate’s representatives to the university Faculty Development Advisory Committee.

  • Chair: Greg Farnell; GFarnell@uco.edu; (405) 974-5304; LIB 315-27 
  • Members: Chris Butler, Chindarat Charoenwongse-Shaw, Greg Farnell, Kenneth Kickham, Dawn Lindblade, Donald Mizell
Information Resources and Technology Committee

This committee will review the information technology requirements of the university.

  • Chair: Robert Glaubitz; RGlaubitz@uco.edu; (405) 974-5643; MUS 007 
  •  Members: Emily Brown, Chindarat Charoenwongse-Shaw, Linda Chooback, Robert Epstein, Robert Glaubitz, Dawn Holt, Morshed Khandaker
Personnel Policies Committee

This committee studies and/or makes recommendations concerning faculty salaries, benefits, and other areas promoting the economic welfare of the faculty. The committee works closely with the Personnel Office and the Office of Administration on matters of mutual concern.

  • Chair: Warren Dickson;WDickson@uco.edu; 405-974-5439; BUS 200F
  • Members: Ann Barnes, Lillian Chooback, Darian DeBolt, Warren Dickson, Dana Holt, Elizabeth Overman and <2 vacancies>
Research Committee

This committee studies and/or makes recommendations concerning faculty research, funding, research grants, research release time, and other areas promoting faculty research. This committee works closely with the Graduate Office and Deans in matters concerning research. The Chairperson of this committee is also the Faculty Senate’s representative to the University Research Advisory Council. The Chairperson also appoints a committee member to represent the Senate at meetings of the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Team.

  • Chair: Robert Epstein; REpstein@uco.edu; (405) 974-5678; THH 231
  • Members: Robert Epstein, John Michael Fergusin, Morshed Khandaker, V. Sivarama Krishnan, Karl Nelson, Youngtae Shin
Student Relations Committee

This committee studies and/or makes recommendations on matters concerning the University’s students. This committee works closely with the Student Association and the Office of Student Services on matters of mutual concern. The Chairperson of this committee is the Faculty Senate’s ad-hoc representative to the Student Senate and may be the Faculty Sponsor of the College Bowl tournament. The faculty sponsor to the College Bowl tournament may be appointed by the President of the Faculty Senate if the chair of the committee is in agreement.

  • Chair: Tami Clavin; TClavin@uco.edu; (405) 974-2346; BUS 108 
  • Members: Ann Barnes, Chindarat Charoenwongse-Shaw, Tami Clavin, Darian DeBolt, Dawn Lindblade, Elizabeth Overman, Paul Patrick
Student Retention Committee
  • Chair: Tami Clavin; TClavin@uco.edu; (405) 974-2346; BUS 108, and Emily Brown, EBrown29@uco.edu (405) 974-5971, Library 
  • Members: Beth Adele, Warren Dickson, Alix Mazuet, and Donald Mizell.

Upcoming Meetings

The following is a list of the upcoming meetings:

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Thursday, April 24, 2014

 

All Meetings Start at 2:00 p.m.
Forensic Science Institute, Room 106