Elected Committees

Elected Committees of the Academic Senate

The Athletics Committee shall:

  1. Serve in an advisory role concerning the annual athletic budget, both intramural and intercollegiate, and supportive activities.
  2. Establish guidelines concerning schedules for intercollegiate athletics and monitor compliance.
  3. Establish eligibility requirements for participation in intercollegiate athletics and monitor compliance.
  4. Approve participation in new intercollegiate athletic activities with the consent of the Senate.
  5. Approve participation in post-season activities.
  6. Propose, for the approval of the Senate, membership in athletic conferences.
  7. In cooperation with the Scholarship Office, determine policies concerning allocation of athletic grants when available, in accordance with conference policies.
  8. Make personnel recommendations in the athletic area to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.

Constitution of the Academic Senate Article VIII, Section 2


2018-2019 Membership

Chair
  • Dawn Hopkins | Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences (Year 1)
Members
  • Jenny Deranek | Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences (Year 1)
  • Jeremy Linton | School of Education (Year 2)
  • Scott Opasik | Franklin D. Schurz Library (Year 2)
  • Shahir Rizk | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Year 1)
  • Barb White | Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences (Year 2)
  • Student Government Association

The Faculty Misconduct Review Committee follows "procedures to review complaints against faculty members of substantial or chronic incompetence or misconduct, limited to violations of formal rules of the University, such as violations of the Code of Academic Ethics (IU Academic Handbook), or failure to meet generally understood and accepted standards of professional conduct.

Constitution of the Academic Senate Article XI, Section 1


2018-2019 Membership

Chair

  • Cyndi Sofhauser | Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences (Year 1)

Membership

  • Nancy Colborn | Franklin D. Schurz Library (Year 1)
  • Dan Holm | School of Education (Year 2)
  • Larry Lambert | Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts (Year 2)
  • Jamie Smith | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Year 2)

Alternates
  • Steven Gerenscer | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Hossein Hakimzadeh | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Alex Meisami | Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics
  • Jorge Muniz | Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts
  • Theo Randall | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Faculty Board of Review shall hear cases concerning academic freedom, tenure, promotion, salary adjustment, termination of non-tenure appointments, and the nature or conditions of work. The aggrieved faculty member desiring a review of administrative action in these stated areas shall request a hearing by the Faculty Board of Review.

Constitution of the Academic Senate Article XII, Section 2


2018-2019 Membership

Chair
  • Anna Savvopoulou | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Year 1)

Membership

  • Randy Colborn | Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts (Year 1)
  • Beth Kern | Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics (Year 1)
  • Kevin Ladd | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Year 1)
  • Fang Shan | Franklin D. Schurz Library (Year 1)

Powers and Responsibilities:

  1. All cases of promotion and tenure at IUSB without exception shall be under the jurisdiction of the Promotion, Tenure, and Reappointment Committee.
  2. The Committee shall have access to all information pertinent to each promotion, tenure, and reappointment case.
  3. No faculty member shall be denied reappointment without a recommendation of this committee.
  4. Before formal dismissal proceedings are begun (see Article X for a definition of dismissal) the Committee shall consider the case and shall determine whether in its view formal dismissal proceedings should be instituted.
  5. The Committee must promptly notify all candidates of the recommendations it has made. In the case of negative recommendations, reasons must be given in writing if the candidate so requests. These communications shall remain confidential, except when a candidate desires to disclose them.
  6. Only rarely and for unusual and compelling reasons shall the Chancellor not support the recommendation of the Committee. In such cases the Chancellor shall provide the Committee with a detailed written report.

Constitution of the Academic Senate Article VIII, Section 2


2018-2019 Membership

Co-Chairs
  • David Blouin | Associate Professor | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Year 2)
  • Peter Bushnell | Professor | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Year 2)
Voting Members (2 year term; 7 members—includes chair/s)
  • Yi Cheng | Professor | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Year 2)
  • Jonathan Nashel | Professor | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Year 2)
  • Vincci Kwong | Librarian | Franklin D. Schurz Library (Year 1)
  • Lisa Zwicker | Professor | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Year 1)
  • Kwadwo Okrah | Professor | School of Education (Year 1)
Non-Voting Tenure/Probationary Members (1 year term; 2 members)
  • Joseph Campbell | Assistant Professor | School of Education
  • Caren Rossow | Assistant Professor | Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences

References
  • Recommended Reappointment Dossier Guidelines
  • General Feedback for Mid-Career Dossiers