Academic Affairs Committee

Chair: Lou Pelton

Mid-year Report
Annual Report

Membership: 12 members - 8 faculty elected by the Senate plus the following non-Senate appointees: 1 academic dean elected by the academic deans; 1 student appointed by the Student Government Association; the Registrar (or Registrar designee); 1 administrative ex-officio non-voting member from the graduate school appointed by the graduate school Vice Provost.

Terms: The chair shall be elected by the members of the committee and serves a 2 year term. Faculty members 3 years, student members and academic dean 1 year.
* Indicates Second Term

  • Group I: Hae Jin Gam (ADES) - Term Ends 2022
  • Group II: Carol Hargis (LIBR) - Term Ends 2023*
  • Group III: Matthew Dulock (MATH) - Term Ends 2022*
  • Group IV: VACANT (Leslie Roberts 2021)
  • Group V: Lou Pelton (MKTG) - Term Ends 2023*
  • Group VI: Tao Zhang (KHPR) - Term Ends 2022*
  • Group VII: Bill Acree (CHEM) - Term Ends 2023
  • Group VIII: Williem Van Schalkwyk (MUCE) - Term Ends 2024

Administrative Representatives:

  • Deans' Representative: Marilyn Wiley
  • SGA Representative: Yasmin Behram
  • Registrar designee: Shari Schwartz
  • VP of AA designee: VACANT
  • Vice Provost of Toulouse Graduate School designee: VACANT
  • Admissions Executive Director: VACANT

Academic Affairs Committee Charges 2017:

The Academic Affairs Committee shall study and make recommendations to the senate on university policy concerning:

  • admission standards of entering undergraduate students;
  • suspension, probation, and dismissal of students for academic reasons, standards for graduation;
  • the policies on awarding of honors to graduates; and
  • any other academic concerns that may be assigned by the senate.