Faculty Senate
Georgia Southern University

Undergraduate Committee 2020-2021

Responsibilities: Bylaws, SECTION 9. The responsibilities of the UNDERGRADUATE COMMITTEE shall be as follows:
a. recommend to the Faculty Senate policy and procedures concerning undergraduate programs and curricula;
review and approve all changes in undergraduate courses, major and minor programs, emphases,
concentrations, and degrees; and maintain continuous review of all undergraduate academic programs;
b. address other specific questions in this area that may be requested by the Senate Executive Committee; and
c. report to the librarian, the Senate Executive Committee, and the Senate as described in Article IV, Sections 3
and 11.
SECTION 10. Voting membership of the Undergraduate Committee shall be composed of senators or senate
alternates representing each college and the libraries, one per unit, appointed by the Senate Executive Committee
and one elected faculty member per unit representing each college and the libraries and two elected faculty
alternates per unit. An alternate for a unit may substitute for the elected faculty member of that unit or the Senate
Executive Committee appointee of that unit at meetings. Non-voting membership shall be composed of the
provost and vice president for academic affairs, or his/her delegate, who shall vote in the case of a tie among the
voting members of the committee, the Student Government Association president or Student Government
Association vice president of academic affairs, and a representative from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
SECTION 11. The chair of the Undergraduate Committee shall present the minutes to the Senate as a regular
agenda item. Motions approved by the Senate shall be forwarded on to the president or other appropriate party
for final disposition.
Membership: Bylaws, SECTION 10. Voting membership of the Undergraduate Committee shall be composed of senators or senate
alternates representing each college and the libraries, one per unit, appointed by the Senate Executive Committee
and one elected faculty member per unit representing each college and the libraries and two elected faculty
alternates per unit. An alternate for a unit may substitute for the elected faculty member of that unit or the Senate
Executive Committee appointee of that unit at meetings. Non-voting membership shall be composed of the
provost and vice president for academic affairs, or his/her delegate, who shall vote in the case of a tie among the
voting members of the committee, the Student Government Association president or Student Government
Association vice president of academic affairs, and a representative from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
SECTION 11. The chair of the Undergraduate Committee shall present the minutes to the Senate as a regular
agenda item. Motions approved by the Senate shall be forwarded on to the president or other appropriate party
for final disposition.

Click here to view 2020-2021 Faculty Senate Undergraduate Committee meeting times schedule.

Voting Members (Appointed by the Senate Executive Committee)
College Name Membership Status Term ending Campus
PAULSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTING (PCEC) Cheryl Aasheim Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES (CAH) Laurie Valeri Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CBSS) Patsy Kraeger Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
PARKER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (PCOB) Ann Henderson Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (COE) Beverly Miller Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM) Chunshan Zhao Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Beth Burnett Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
JIANN-PING HSU COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH (JPH COPH) Asli Aslan Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
WATERS COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS (WCHP) Josh Kies Voting member (SEC Appointed) 2022 Statesboro
Voting Members (Elected)
College Name Membership Status Term ending Campus
PAULSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTING (PCEC) David Calamas Voting member (Elected) 2022 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES (CAH) Jason Tatlock Voting member (Elected) 2022 Armstrong
COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CBSS) Clare Walsh Voting member (Elected) 2022 Statesboro
PARKER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (PCOB) Dwight Sneathen Voting member (Elected) 2022 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (COE) Nedra Cossa Voting member (Elected) 2022 Armstrong
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM) Yongki Lee Voting member (Elected) 2022 Armstrong
UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Autumn Johnson Voting member (Elected) 2021 Statesboro
JIANN-PING HSU COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH (JPH COPH) Joanne Chopak-Foss Voting member (Elected) 2021 Statesboro
WATERS COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS (WCHP) Chris Barnhill Voting member (Elected) 2021 Statesboro
Alternates
College Name Membership Status Term ending Campus
PAULSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTING (PCEC) Christopher Williams Alternate 2021 Armstrong
PAULSON COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTING (PCEC) Russell Thackston Alternate 2021 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES (CAH) Drew Keane Alternate 2021 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES (CAH) Kasie Alt Alternate 2020 Armstrong
COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CBSS) Laurie Gould Alternate 2021 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (CBSS) Nancy McCarley Alternate 2021 Armstrong
PARKER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (PCOB) Yoon Kim Alternate 2021 Statesboro
PARKER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (PCOB) Richard McGrath Alternate 2021 Armstrong
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (COE) Beverly Miller Alternate 2021 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (COE) Alexandra Reyes Alternate 2021 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM) Chunshan Zhao Alternate 2021 Statesboro
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS (COSM) Alternate
UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Leslie Haas Alternate 2021 Statesboro
UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES Alternate
JIANN-PING HSU COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH (JPH COPH) Jamie Cromley Alternate 2021 Statesboro
JIANN-PING HSU COLLEGE OF PUBLIC HEALTH (JPH COPH) James Thomas Alternate 2021 Statesboro
WATERS COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS (WCHP) Julie Kuykendall Alternate 2021 Statesboro
WATERS COLLEGE OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS (WCHP) Amy Jo Riggs Alternate 2021 Statesboro
Non-Voting Members
Donna Brooks Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, or his/her delegate: Armstrong
Candace Griffith Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, or his/her delegate: Statesboro
Delena B. Gatch Director, Institutional Effectiveness Statesboro
Student Government Association Representative

Last updated: 8/4/2020

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