CNAS College Committees

Assignments 2016-2017

Bull Shoals Field Station Committee

(Committee - Janice and one rep from CHM and GGP. Others may join if interested.)

Charge – Works with the director of the station to oversee the budget and operations of the station. Makes recommendations to the dean for enhancements and reallocations. Annual report to dean.

Janice Greene, BIO, Chair / Gary Meints, CHM / Bob Pavlowsky, GGP

CNAS Awards Committee

(1 rep from each department. Each rep must be a faculty or staff award winner from a previous year.)

Charge – Review the policies and procedures for CNAS awards by October 1, 2016 and recommend any revisions to dean. Dean will seek input from heads, faculty advisory committee and personnel committee. After discussion with the CNAS Awards Committee, the dean will adopt a revised policy by November 1, 2016. Awards Committee will choose award winners in March of 2017 for the late April/early May awards ceremony.

Debbie Corcoran, GGP, Chair / Yungchen Cheng, MTH / Brian High, CHM / Melanie Grand, HL
Razib Iqbal, CSC / Laura Rios, PAMS / Paul Durham, BIO / Todd Brewer, EGR

CNAS Budget Committee

(1 elected rep from each department to serve a three-year term. Dean may appoint additional faculty, staff, heads, etc. to fill out the committee, variable terms.)

Charge –The committee must meet in early September to determine members to send to executive (1 faculty) and academic affairs (2 faculty and dean) committees. The committee follows recommendations from the executive budget committee for the year as well as any recommendations from the AA budget committee. Review college budgets and make recommendations to dean and AA budget committee for reallocations, incentive programs and new initiatives. The deans are responsible for leading that process in a manner that serves the students, faculty and staff of the college as well as the larger organization.

Tamera Jahnke, CNAS, Chair / Kyoungtae Kim (e/2018), BIO / Adam Wanekaya (e/2018), CHM
Lloyd Smith (e/2017), CSC / Rachel Rigby (a/2017), BIO / Gary Michelfelder (e/2018), GGP
*Dan Crafts (e/2017), HL / Bryan Breyfogle (a/2016), CHM / **Matthew Pierson (a/2017), EGR
**Shelby Kilmer (e/2018), MTH / Kartik Ghosh (e/2018), PAMS / Julie Vaughan (a/2018), CNAS
Erich Steinle (a/2017), CNAS / Janice Greene (a/2017), BSFS / Sam Brown (a/2017), MTH
STUDENT REP: Chris Klenke

e-elected, a-appointed, #-term in years
*Member elected to serve on executive budget committee.
**Members elected to serve on academic affairs budget committee.

CNAS Library Committee

(1 rep from each department)

Charge – Communicate with CNAS Library Committee Representative and use funds allocated to CNAS appropriately. Communicate with CNAS faculty and staff regarding library initiatives.

Richard Belshoff, MTH, Chair / Gary Meints, CHM / Jamil Saquer, CSC / Rajinder Jutla, GGP
Albert Barreda, HL / Bob Patterson, PAMS / Laszlo Kovacs, BIO / Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi, EGR

CNAS Student Leadership Board Committee

Charge – Board meets with the dean and/or associate dean to provide feedback regarding CNAS strategic plan. Top priorities are student engagement and student success.

BIO: Miranda Keller, Maddy Steinlen, Alexandra Wolf
CHM: Deborah Ehie, Montana Zitnak, Michael Guile
CSC: Nicholas Delamora, Mitchel Marlow
GGP: Kelsey Ester, Jameelah Rodriguez, Rosie McClain, Bradley Dishman
HL: Lily Stewart, Cassandra Clark
MTH: Rebecca Crow, Ryan Justice, Adam Somers
PAMS: Cynthia Morales, Christopher Robledo, Christopher Klenke
EGR: Dorothy Halbrook, Nathaniel Kelly, Samuel McGoon

CNAS Student Scholarship Committee

(1 rep from each department, DOD nonvoting member)

Charge – Review applications for student scholarships in the college and select award winners. All award winners must be selected by May 1 of each year so that the college can recognize the award winners at a reception in the fall. Reports to the dean annually.

Paul Durham, BIO, Chair / Gary Meints, CHM / Hui Liu, CSC / Judy Meyer, GGP
Jokima Hiller, HL / *Kanghui Guo, MTH / Matt Pierson, EGR / Bob Patterson, PAMS

*Yingcai Su will substitue for MTH in SP17.

College Personnel/Sabbatical Review/College Compensation Committee

(1 elected rep from each department. Representative must be tenured.)

This committee will serve as the personnel committee, the sabbatical review committee, and the college compensation committee. 1) Advice will be given to the dean in regard to promotion/tenure decisions. 2) Consider applications for sabbaticals, prepare short lists of strengths and weaknesses, and make recommendations to the dean. 3) Committee reviews PSIP applications. Evaluations and recommendations are forwarded to the dean. 4) Reviews department compensation/evaluation plans if we ever use these in the future. A subcommittee will help the dean to determine cut points in the matrix and will be involved in the college appeal process. This committee would also evaluate any appeals related to the compensation/evaluation plans. The committee reports on compensation/evaluation decisions regularly during the spring semester if the compensation plan is used.

Lloyd Smith, CSC, Chair / Melissa Dallas, HL / Nick Gerasimchuk, CHM / Charles Rovey, GGP 
Kartik Ghosh, PAMS / Chris Barnhart, BIO / Cameron Wickham, MTH

Diversity Committee

(One faculty or staff representative from each department and up to 1-2 students from each department - small departments may substitute strong student representation with faculty/staff representation.)

Charge - Review CNAS Diversity website annually. Plan and propose activities/events for the year with a proposal to the dean for funding. Monitor professional development and other opportunities related to diversity and inclusion to be included in CNAS NEWS for all to attend.

Review the university's recent climate study report and recommend 1-3 action items for CNAS to complete in the next two years.

Adam Wanekaya, CHM / Paula Kemp, MTH / Theresa Odun-Ayo, EGR
Tony Clark, CSC / Jokima Hiller, HL / Steven Senger, MTH, Co-Chair
Ron Malega, GGP / Nandita Nag, PAMS / Ryan Udan, BIO, Co-Chair

Student representatives

Brooke Davis, BIO / Hayley Hutson, MTH / Evangelos Beardall, GGP

Equipment Repair/Service Committee

(1 rep from each department - MTH and CSC are not required to have members but may.)

Charge – Makes recommendations to the dean regarding the equipment repair and service budget within CNAS. Reports to the dean quarterly.

Robert Mayanovic, PAMS, Chair / Erich Steinle, CHM / Anita Liu, CSC / Xiaomin Qiu, GGP
Abbe Ehlers, HL / Michelle Bowe, BIO / Rohit Dua, EGR / Craig Baird, CNAS Staff

Instructional Technology Committee

(1 rep from each department and CNAS IT staff)

Charge – Reviews all IT SCUF proposals and makes recommendations to the dean. Committee may also review college-wide software purchases for faculty or student use.

John Heywood, BIO, Chair / Brian High, CHM / Lloyd Smith, CSC / Xiaomin Qiu, GGP
Albert Barreda, HL / Matt Wright, MTH / Shyang Huang, PAMS / Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi, EGR
Mike Murphy, CNAS IT Staff / Ken McCrory, CNAS IT Staff

MNAS Committee

(1 rep from each department except HL & EGR)

Charge – Recruit, admit and monitor progress of graduate students in MNAS program. Distribute assistantships to graduate students in CNAS MNAS program. Continue to work on PSM action plan. Work with Career Services to place PSM students in internships. Develop a routine schedule/action plan for MNAS and PSM programs. Committee reports quarterly to CNAS heads and the dean.

Erich Steinle, CNAS, Chair / Dan Beckman, BIO / Lloyd Smith, CSC
Doug Gouzie, GGP / Vera Stanojevic, MTH / Peter Plavchan, PAMS

Scholastic Appeals Committee

(1 rep from each department, EGR is optional)

Charge – Meets with students who have been suspended to make a recommendation to the associate dean regarding readmission and advice. Meets three times each year.

Emmett Redd, PAMS, Chair / Reza Herati, CHM / Razib Iqbal, CSC / Judy Meyer, GGP
Abbe Ehlers, HL / Brian Greene, BIO / Carolyn Shand-Hawkins, MTH
Jorge Rebaza, ex officio

Student Recruitment Committee

(1 rep from each department)

Charge – Insure participation of the college in university recruitment events by communicating to department to coordinate volunteers for recruitment events. It is not the job of committee members to recruit students - that is everyone's responsibility. Committee may make recommendations to the dean regarding enhancements to recruitment. Reports to the dean each semester.

Matt Pierson, EGR, Chair / Dean Cuebas, CHM / Tony Clark, CSC
Linnea Iantria, GGP / Shawn Erdman, HL / Angela Plank, BIO
Les Reid, MTH / Peter Plavchan (FA) - Mike Reed (SP), PAMS
Jorge Rebaza, ex officio

CNAS STEM K-12 Education Committee

(All faculty and administrators noted below will be on the communication list. At least one faculty member from each department will attend regular meetings. There will be times when department heads are required to attend.)

Charge – Chair must report to the dean monthly regarding due dates and action plans.

Erich Steinle, CNAS, Chair /Melida Gutierrez, GGP / Toby Dogwiler, GGP / Jill Black, GGP
Bryan Breyfogle, CHM / Lisa Reece, CHM / Adam Harbaugh, MTH / Bill Bray, MTH / James Kratky, MTH
Gay Ragan, MTH / Patrick Sullivan, MTH / Janice Greene, BIO / Kurt Killion, MTH / Alicia Mathis, BIO
Gigi Saunders, BIO / Erica Cox, BIO / Becky Baker, PAMS / Evan Frodermann, PAMS / Dave Cornelison, PAMS
Gautam Bhattacharyya, CHM / Tamera Jahnke, CNAS

College Council

(1 rep elected from each department, committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month)

The primary purpose of each discipline-based undergraduate college council is to act upon curricular matters that are referred to it by departments/schools within the college. Each discipline-based undergraduate college council is empowered to approve a departmental/school proposal, reject and return a proposal to the originating department/school, or amend and approve the proposal. A discipline-based undergraduate college council shall consist of one member from each academic department/school of the college, and one student representative majoring in a discipline in that college. The academic dean of the college shall be an ex officio member of the council without vote. (See Article II of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Faculty)

Mark Richter, CHM, Chair – 2017 / Gigi Saunders, BIO – 2018 / Mark Rogers, MTH – 2018
Emmett Redd, PAMS – 2018 / Melanie Grand, HL – 2017 / Jun Luo, GGP – 2017
Jamil Saquer, CSC – 2017
Jorge Rebaza, CNAS ex officio / David Szepatowski, CNAS Adm Asst

CNAS Faculty Senate representatives

Lazlo Kovacs, BIO, 2017 / Mark Richter, CHM, 2018 / Yang Wang, CSC, 2018
Xiaomin Qiu, GGP, 2018 / Melissa Dallas, HL, 2017 / Vera Stanojevic, MTH, 2017
Saibal Mitra, PAMS, 2017

CNAS Grad Council representatives

Kyoungtae Kim, BIO, 2018 / Alan Schick, CHM, 2018 / Paula Kemp, MTH, 2017 / Melissa Dallas, HL, 2018
Doug Gouzie, GGP, 2018 / Kartik Ghosh, PAMS, 2018 / Gay Ragan, MSED, 2018 / Vera Stanojevic, MNAS, 2018