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Northwest Missouri State University


University Committees

Last updated on: August 23, 2014


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Level I - Committees Responsible for Matters Related to Faculty Sovereignty

Academic Appeals

Chairperson: John Katsion
College of Arts and Sciences: Anthony Olson
Carol Spradling
Kori Binette
Robert Dewhirst
Michael Hobbs
Brian Haile
Rick Toomey
College of Education and
Human Services:
Ryan Wessell
Linda Sterling
Jeff Ferguson
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Michelle Erickson
Nathan Wilson
Ex-Officio: Terri Vogel(Registrar)
Open (Student Senate)
Kori Hoffmann (Student Conduct and Development Coordinator)

Admissions and Advanced Standing

Chairperson: Ernest Kramer( Renee Sparks will Chair in the Summer)
College of Arts and Sciences: Ryan Reed
Karen Schaffer
Rebecca Dunnell
Shelley Riley 
Pamela Shannon
Cheryl Malm
Richard Field
College of Education
and Human Services:
Shirley Steffens
Patricia Thompson
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Deb Toomey
Doni Mollus
Ex-Officio: Terri Vogel (Registrar) 
Bev Schenkel (Dean of Enrollment Management) 
Matt Baker (Vice President for Student Affairs)

Curriculum and Degree Requirements

Chairperson: Doug Sudhoff
College of Arts and Sciences: Patricia Warner
Dawn Gilley
Elyssa Ford
Mohammed Meziani
College of Education
and Human Services:
Rheba Vetter
David Kiene
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
David Shadinger 
Terry Coalter
Ex-Officio: Terri Vogel (Registrar)
Open (Student Senate Representative)
Timothy Mottet (Provost)
Kathy Hart (Library)

Designated Curriculum Matters

Chairperson: Jim Eiswert
College of Arts and Sciences: William Richardson
Matt Johnson (History)
Gretchen Thornsberry
John Pope
College of Education
and Human Services:
Jerrold Barnett
Karen From
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Allison Hoffmann
Brenda Jones

Level II - Committees Responsible for Matters Requiring Faculty Advisement

Assessment

Chairperson: Brian Hesse
College of Arts and Sciences: Brian Lanier
College of Education
and Human Services:
Alice Foose
Tim Wall
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Stephen Ludwig
Janet Marta
Ex-Officio Mary Ann Penniston (Director of IR) 
Robin Gallaher (Coordinator of Composition)

Budget, Planning and Development

Chairperson: Ming-Chih Hung
College of Arts and Sciences: Joni Adkins 
Greg Dierenger 
Wayne Chandler
College of Education
and Human Services:
Janet Reusser
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Ben Collier
Michael Northup 

Distinguished Lecture Series

Chair: Kenton Wilcox
College of Arts and Sciences:

David Monismith
Daniel Biegelson
Aaron Johnson
John Gallaher

College of Education
and Human Services:
Sarah Creason
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
David Johnson
Tom Zweifel
Student Representative: Open
Coordinator of Campus Activities: TBD

Faculty Welfare

Chairperson: Sue Myllykangas
College of Arts and Sciences: Yi-Hwa Wu 
Christopher Gibson
Joseph Haughey
College of Education
and Human Services:
Summer Christensen
Lauren Leach-Steffens
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Chi Lo Lim
Cindy Kenkel 

Animal Welfare

Chair: Callie Mullins
Agriculture: Callie Mullins
Natural Sciences: Kathleen Spears
Behavioral Sciences: Ryan Wessell

Institutional Review Board

Chairperson: Patricia Drews
College of Arts and Sciences: Alisha Campbell
Kevin Romig
Russell Euler
Mary Shepherd
James Campbell
College of Education
and Human Services:
Brian Dorrel
Jennifer Pratt-Hyatt
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Brian Swafford
Malinda Tobin
Non- Univ. Member: Open

Research

Chairperson: Michael Hull
College of Arts and Sciences: Gary McDonald
Mike Bellamy
Stephen Town
Lee McAliley
Kurt Haberyan
Russell Euler
Na Li
College of Education
and Human Services:
Tyler Tapps
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Naveen Musunuru
Casey Abington
Ex-Officio: Gregory Haddock (Graduate Dean)
Grad. Student Rep.: Open

Level III - Committees Responsible for Matters Involving Faculty Advisement

Note: Faculty Senate makes recommendations for Level III committee membership. The President of the University makes the final decision concerning their membership.

Access and Accommodations

Chairperson: Lori Durbin
College of Arts and Sciences: Marcy Rouch
Carolyn Hardy 
Lynda Hollingsworth
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Matt Walker
Tekle Wanorie
College of Education
and Human Services:
Elizabeth Dimmitt
Kelli Wilmes
Michele Veasey
Ex-Officio Leslie Galbreath (Dean of Academic & Library Services) 
Phil Kenkel (Student Support Services)

Animal Welfare

See Level II Animal Welfare.

Athletics/Intramurals

Chairperson: Matt Walker
College of Arts and Sciences: Nancy Zeliff 
Ted Goudge
Kathryn Strickland
College of Education
and Human Services:
Matt Symonds
Virgil Freeman
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Allison Hoffmann
Rod Barr
Steve Chappell

Calendar Committee

Chairperson: Kristina Alexander
College of Arts and Sciences:

Sheila Phillips

Richard Black

Merry McDonald

College of Education
and Human Services:

Virgil Freeman

Loren Bulter

Shawn Sisney (Administrative Support Staff Council Chair)

Terry Long (Faculty Senate President)

Cody Uhing (Student Senate Vice President)

Open (Student Senate Vice President)

Open (Additional Student Representative)

Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:

Steve Chappell

Rahnl Wood

Ex-Officio: Timothy Mottet (Provost) 
Bev Schenkel (Dean of Enrollment Management) 
Terri Vogel (Registrar) 
Terri Christensen (Bursar) 
TBD (Coordinator of Campus Activities)
Brad Landhuis (Assistant Director of Advisement)
Mel Tjeerdsma (Athletic Director) 

Educational Technology

Chairperson: Patrick Immel
College of Arts and Sciences: Kurtis Fink
Matthew Schieber
Robert Voss
Kendall Prinz
Diana Linville
Luke Rolfes
College of Education
and Human Services:
Kyoung-Lo Shin
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Jaqueline Lamer 
Joy Daggs 
Rego Jones
Library: Open
Ex-Officio Roger Von Holzen
Darla Runyon
Michael McBride

Employment Equity

Chairperson: Beth Richards
College of Arts and Sciences: Lisa Strobbe
Armin Musham
Yanfen Le
Ahmed Malkawi
Theo Ross
Peter Adam
Brenda Ryan
College Of Education
and Human Services:
Don Ehlers
Nancy Foley
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Cindy Kenkel

Faculty Hearing

College of Arts and Sciences: Joel Benson
Joe Kreizinger
College of Education
and Human Services:
Jeff Ferguson
Roger Neustadter
Carla Edwards
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Janet Marta
Arley Larson
Faculty appointed by President: Rick Toomey
Terry Coalter
Carole Edmonds
Patty Drews
Himadri Chakraborty
Glenn Williams
Nancy Foley

Health and Safety

Chairperson: Shelley Riley
College of Arts and Sciences: John Shaw
Jamison Allen
Michael Hull
Aaron Johnson
College of Education
and Human Services:
Suzanne Nutall
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Jeff Nickerson

Institutional Review Board

See Level II Institutional Review Board.

International Studies and Programs

Chairperson: Phil Laber
College of Arts and Sciences: Brenda Lewis
Brett Chloupek
College of Education
and Human Services:
Pradnya Patet
Cris Jacobson
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Lisa Bishop
Bayo Joachim
Ex-Officio: Jeff Foot
Jeaneth Puriel

International Advocacy

Chairperson: Himadri Chakraborty
College of Arts and Sciences: Gayla Kobialka
Glenn Williams
Eric Dickey
Jay McGhee
Ryan Reed
Martha Breckenridge
College of Education
and Human Services:
Koeun Kim
Roger Neustadter
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Fred Lamer
Tiebing Shi
Ex-Officio: Steve Bryant 

Research

See Level II Research.

Student-Faculty Discipline

Chairperson: Daniel Smith
College of Arts and Sciences:

Han Yu
Chris Graves 
David Vlieger 
David Richardson 
Sheila Phillips
Ildiko Olasz
Tom Kardee
Jennifer Wall 

College of Education
and Human Services:
Kristina Alexander
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Arley Larson
Jeff Nickerson

Student-Faculty Traffic

Chairperson: Christina Heintz
College of Arts and Sciences: Craig Warner
Susan Rena Smith
College of Education
and Human Services:
Open
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Jason Offutt

One-Time Course Offering Committee

Chairperson: Timothy Mottet (Provost)
Faculty Senate
President-Elect:
Max Fridell
Faculty at Large (2): Rafiq Islam
Renee Sparks
CDR reps (2):

Ad Hoc Committee on Faculty Workload

Chair: Jeff Thornsberry
College of Arts and Sciences: Peter Adam
Michael Hobbs
Patrick Immel
Joel Benson
College of Education
and Human Services:
Max Fridell
Rheba Vetter
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Chi Lo Lim

Faculty Advisory Committee on Promotion

Members with one year left on term:

College of Arts and Sciences: Bob Dewhirst
Jeff Loomis
College of Education
and Human Services:
Jerrold Barnett
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Jim Walker
Newly elected members, beginning a two-year term:
College of Arts and Sciences:

TBD
TBD

College of Education
and Human Services:
TBD
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
TBD