Bull Shoals Field Station Committee
(Committee – BSFS Director 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, BSFS, Chair Sean Maher, BIO, Co-chair
Cyren Rico, CHM Chuck Rovey, 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 November 1, 2019 and recommend any revisions to dean. After discussion with the committee members, the dean will adopt a revised policy soon after November 1, 2019. Awards Committee will choose award winners in March/April of 2019 for the late April/early May awards ceremony.
Brian High, CHM, Chair Razib Iqbal, CSC, Co-Chair Dan Crafts, HL Sanjay Tewari, EGR
Vera Stanojevic, MTH Mike Reed, PAMS Rajinder Jutla, GGP Paul Durham, BIO
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 the process in a manner that serves the students, faculty and staff of the college as well as the larger organization.
Tamera Jahnke, CNAS, Chair Sandra Bales, HL (a/2020) Julie Vaughan, CNAS (a/2020)
Anna Tripi, MTH (a/2020) ++Day Ligon, BIO (e/2020) Adam Wanekaya, CHM (e/2021)
++Liza Cobos, HL (e/2021) Yang Wang, CSC (e/2022) +Matthew Pierson, GGP (e/2021)
Shelby Kilmer, MTH (e/2021) Kartik Ghosh, PAMS (e/2021) Jorge Rebaza, CNAS (a/2020)
e-elected, a-appointed, #-term ends
+Member elected to serve on Executive Budget Committee chosen in September.
++Members elected to serve on Academic Affairs Budget Committee chosen in September.
(1 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.
Ryan Udan, BIO, Chair Helena Metzker, CHM, Chair Siming Liu, CSC
Steven Senger, MTH Paula Kemp, MTH Jokima Hiller, HL
Nadita Nag, PAMS Ron Malega, GGP Avery Russell, BIO
Tara Herring, BIO Theresa Odun-Ayo, EGR
Student Reps: Bennett Conway, GGP Jeannie Fehr, GGP Kafayat Yusuf, BIO
Equipment Repair/Service Committee
(1 rep from each department – MTH is not required to have a member but may.)
Charge – Makes recommendations to the dean regarding the equipment repair and service budget within CNAS. Reports to the dean quarterly.
Jun Luo, GGP, Chair Hui Liu, CSC Wajeana White, HL Erich Steinle, CHM
Michelle Bowe, BIO Kartik Ghosh, PAMS Rohit Dua, EGR
Instructional Technology Committee
(1 rep from each department and CNAS IT staff)
Charge – Reviews all SCUF proposals and makes recommendations to the dean. Committee may also review college-wide software purchases for faculty and student use.
Matt Wright, MTH, Chair Sean Maher, BIO Lloyd Smith, CSC Shyang Huang, PAMS
Brian High, CHM Liza Cobos, HL Kevin Evans, GGP Jeff Thomas, EGR
(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.
Kyoungtae Kim, CNAS, Chair Chris Lupfer, BIO Gary Michelfelder, GGP
Xingping Sun. MTH Erich Steinle, CHM Tiglet Besara, PAMS Lloyd Smith, CSC
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 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.
Chris Barnhart BIO, Chair Dan Crafts, HL Les Reid, MTH Nick Gerasimchuk, CHM
Lloyd Smith, CSC Jun Luo, GGP Dave Cornelison, 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, Co-Chair Carolyn Shand-Hawkins, MTH, Co-Chair
Reza Herati, CHM Razib Iqbal, CSC Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi, EGR
Mario Daoust, GGP Abbe Ehlers, HL Brian Greene, BIO
STEM K-12 Education Committee
Charge – All issues related to education in CNAS need to go through this committee. Chair must report to dean monthly regarding due dates and action plans.
Gigi Saunders, BIO, Chair Melanie Carden-Jessen, GGP, Chair Tamera Jahnke, CNAS
Gautam Bhattacharyya, CHM Adam Harbaugh, MTH Evan Frodermann, PAMS
Kurt Killion, MTH Patrick Sullivan, MTH Gay Ragan, MTH
Toby Dogwiler, GGP Alicia Mathis, BIO Bryan Breyfogle, CHM
Bob Mayanovic, PAMS Bill Bray, MTH
Student Leadership Board Committee
Charge – Board meets with dean and/or associate dean to provide feedback regarding CNAS strategic plan. Top priorities – student engagement and student success.
Mitchell Perez, CSC, Eric McCullough, CSC Jessica Asher, MTH
Henry Hayden, MTH Jessica Bruer, CHM Michael Bakker, CHM
Kali Shoaf, PAMS David Beckwitt, PAMS Tristen Shearer, GGP
Aytchie Jansen, GGP Ben Figler, GGP Micah Seago, GGP
Benedict Okwo, EGR Cameron Hole, EGR Katelyn Crivaro, BIO
Sarah Jobe, BIO Abilene Mosher, BIO Evan J. Lisle, BIO
CNAS Student Recruitment Committee
(1 rep from each department)
Charge – Ensure 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.
Tony Clark, CSC, Chair Les Reid, MTH Angela Plank, BIO David Perkins, GGP
Katy Seery, HL Gary Meints, CHM Mike Reed, PAMS Dylan Earnshaw, CNAS
Sarah Foster, CNAS Matt Pierson, EGR Melanie Carden-Jessen, GGP
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 Hui Liu, CSC Kanghui Guo, MTH Nancy Kageyama, HL
Gary Meints, CHM Ron Malega, GGP Matt Pierson, EGR Bob Patterson, PAMS
College Council Representatives
(Two-year term, chair is one-year term, one consecutive term each role)
(One rep elected from each department, committee usually meets on second Tuesday of the 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)
Matthew Siebert, CHM, Chair/Rep, 2020/2021 Gigi Saunders, BIO, 2020
Steven Senger, MTH, 2020 Bob Patterson, PAMS, 2020 Albert Barreda, HL, 2021
Matt McKay, GGP, 2021 Tony Clark, CSC, 2021 Xiaomin Qiu, ex officio
Faculty Senate Representatives (two-year term)
Tom Tomasi, BIO–2021 Matt Siebert, CHM–2020 Lloyd Smith, CSC-2021
Damon Bassett, GGP–2020 Songfeng Zheng, MTH–2021 Dave Cornelison, PAMS–2021
Nancy Kageyama, HL-2021
Graduate Council representatives (two-year term)
Alexander Wait, BIO-2020 Alan Schick, CHM–2020 Yingcai Su, MTH-2021
Gay Ragan, MSED-2020 Dave Cornelison, PAMS–2020 Razib Iqbal, CSC–2021
Albert Barreda, HL–2020 Krista Evans, GGP–2021 Lloyd Smith, CNAS Rep–2021