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Northwest Missouri State University


University Committees

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Last updated on: September 16, 2013

Level I - Committees Responsible for Matters Related to Faculty Sovereignty

Academic Appeals

Chairperson: Rick Toomey
College of Arts and Sciences: Anthony Olson
Carol Spradling
Kori Binette
Robert Dewhirst
Shelly Riley 
Michael Bellamy
College of Education and
Human Services:
Linda Sterling
Barbara Crossland
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Casey Abington
Rahnl Wood
Ex-Officio: Terri Vogel, Registrar, Student Senate Representative

Admissions and Advanced Standing

Chairperson: Margaret Drew
College of Arts and Sciences: Karen Schaffer
Ernest Kramer
Csilla Tasi 
Pamela Shannon
Cheryl Malm
Richard Field
Jennifer Wall
College of Education
and Human Services:
Shirley Steffens
Patricia Thompson
Jeff Ferguson
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Deb Toomey
Jim Walker
Ex-Officio: Terri Vogel, Registrar 
Bev Schenkel, Dean of Enrollment Management 
Matt Baker, Vice President for Student Affairs

Curriculum and Degree Requirements

Chairperson: Christine Benson
College of Arts and Sciences: Gayla Kobialka 
Dawn Gilley
Elyssa Ford
Richard Black
College of Education
and Human Services:
Rheba Vetter
Karen Form
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
David Shadinger 
Tom Zweifel
Library: Kathy Hart
Ex-Officio: Terri Vogel, Registrar, Student Senate Representative
Doug Dunham, Provost

Designated Curriculum Matters

Chairperson: Jim Eiswert
College of Arts and Sciences:

William Richardson
matt Johnson, History
Gretchen Thornsberry
Renee Rohs

College of Education
and Human Services:
Jerrold Barnett
Janet Reusser
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Michelle Nance
Brenda Jones

Level II - Committees Responsible for Matters Requiring Faculty Advisement

Assessment

Chairperson: Brian Hesse
College of Arts and Sciences: Brian Lanier
Peter Adams
Mohammed Meziani
College of Education
and Human Services:
Alice Foose
Nissa Ingraham
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Joy Daggs
Doug Sudhoff
Janet Marta
Library:
Ex-Officio Mary Ann Penniston, Interim Director of IR 
Robin Gallaher, Composition Coordinator (English)

Budget, Planning and Development

Chairperson: Terry Long
College of Arts and Sciences: Joni Adkins 
Greg Dierenger 
Brian Haile
Heidi Hensen
College of Education
and Human Services:
Carole Edmonds
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
John Katsion
Brian Swafford 
Library:
Ex-Officio:

Distinguished Lecture Series

Co-Chairs: Aaron Johnson
Kenton Wilcox
College of Arts and Sciences: David Monismith
Daniel Biegelson
College of Education
and Human Services:
Loren Butler
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
David Johnson
Doni Mollus
Student Representative:
Coordinator of Campus Activities: Angel McAdams-Prescott

Faculty Welfare

Chairperson: Chi Lo Lim
College of Arts and Sciences: Yi-Hwa Wu 
Christopher Gibson 
Amanda Petefish-Schrag 
College of Education
and Human Services:
Max Fridell 
Lauren Leach-Steffens
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Ben Blackford 
Cindy Kenkel 
Ben Collier 
Library:  
Ex-Officio

Animal Welfare

Chairperson/Agriculture: Callie Mullins
Natural Sciences: Katie Spears
Behavioral Sciences: Ryan Wessell
Student Member: T'Lee Ray
Veterinarian: Ed Powell
Community Member: Jackie Cummings

Institutional Review Board

Chairperson: Jonathan Pluskota
College of Arts and Sciences: Patricia Drews
Kurtis Fink
Russell Euler
Mary Shepherd
College of Education
and Human Services:
Jerold Barnett
Ryan Wessell
Jennifer Pratt-Hyatt
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Tiebing Shi
Malinda Shanks
Community Member:

Research

Chairperson: Michael Hull
College of Arts and Sciences: Gary McDonald
Curtis Richardson
Stephen Town
John Pope
Kurt Haberyan
Jeffrey Loomis
College of Education
and Human Services:
Rebecca Hendrix
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Naveen Musunuru
Ex-Officio: Gregory Haddock, Graduate Dean

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:
John Baker
Tekle Wanorie
College of Education
and Human Services:
Elizabeth Dimmit 
Nancy Foley
Kelli Wilmes
Michele Veasey
Ex-Officio Leslie Galbreath, Director Academic & Library Services 
Phil Kenkel, Director, Student Support Services program

Animal Welfare

See Level II Animal Welfare.

Athletics/Intramurals

Chairperson: Matt Walker
College of Arts and Sciences: Nancy Zeliff 
Ted Goudge
Joy Daggs
College of Education
and Human Services:
Terry Robertson 
Virgil Freeman
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Allison Hoffman
Rod Barr
Steve Chappell
Ex-Officio:

Calendar Committee

Chairperson: Merry McDonald
College of Arts and Sciences: Diana Linville
Mindee Lieske
John Shaw
College of Education
and Human Services:
Kristi Alexander
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Michael Northup
Ex-Officio:

Doug Dunham, Provost 
Bev Schenkel, Dean of Enrollment Management 
Terri Vogel, Registrar 
Terri Christensen, Bursar 
Angel McAdams-Prescott, Coordinator of Campus Activities
Rose Viau, Administrative & Support Staff Council Chair
Brad Landhuis, Assistant Director of Advisement
Mel Tjeerdsma, Athletic Director 
Joel Benson, Faculty Senate President
Cody Uhing, Student Senate President

Educational Technology

Chairperson: Patrick Immel
College of Arts and Sciences: Ming-Chih Hung
Matthew Schieber
Michael Rogers
Francisco Martinez 
College of Education
and Human Services:
Kyoung-Lo Shin
Matthew Johnson
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Jaqueline Lamer 
Shandy Beck 
Rego Jones
Library: Sarah Park
Ex-Officio Roger Von Holzen
Darla Runyon
Michael McBride

Employment Equity

Chairperson: Beth Richards
College of Arts and Sciences: Lisa Strobbe
Armin Musham
College Of Education
and Human Services:
Don Ehlers
Nancy Foley
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Terry Coalter
Malinda Shanks

Faculty Hearing

Faculty in RED appointed by the president.
College of Arts and Sciences: Michael Steiner
Jim Eiswert 
Michael Hobbs
William Richardson 
Rick Toomey
Joe Kreizinger
College of Education
and Human Services:
Nancy Foley
Roger Neustadter
Terry Long
Carla Edwards
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Janet Marta
Arley Larson
Rahnl Wood
Chi Lo Lim

Faculty Advisory Committee on Rank

Term Closes at end of
2007-08 School Year:
Jeff Loomis
Richard Fulton
Carolyn McCall
Merry McDonald
Term Closes at end of
2008-09 School Year:
Michael Graham
Terry King
Dennis Padgitt
Team expiring at the end of the
2009-2010 academic year:

Mathematics and Statistics: Russ Euler
HPERD: Janet Reusser
Communication, Theatre, and Languages: Theo Ross
Computer Science/Information Systems: Nancy Zeliff
Team expiring at the end of the
2010-2011 academic year:

HHPPS:
Music: Stephen Town
Accounting/Economics/Finance: Al Kelly
Ed Leadership: Phil Messner

Health and Safety

Chairperson: April Haberyan
College of Arts and Sciences: Yanfen Le 
Karen Detrixhe
College of Education
and Human Services:
Suzanne Nutall
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Jeff Nickerson
Ex-Officio:

Institutional Review Board

See Level II Institutional Review Board.

International Studies and Programs

Chairperson: Phil Laber
College of Arts and Sciences: Brenda Lewis
Kim Casey 
College of Education
and Human Services:
Pradnya Patet
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Al Kelly
Lisa Bishop
Bayo Joachim
Ex-Officio: Jeff Foot, International Affairs & ESL 
Jeaneth Puriel, Coordinator, Study Abroad 

International Advocacy

Chairperson: Martha Breckenridge
College of Arts and Sciences: Han Yu
Glenn Williams
Eric Dickey
Himadri Chakraborty
Tom Hardee
College of Education
and Human Services:
Sarah Creason
Roger Neustadter
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Fred Lamer
Nathan Wilson
Ex-Officio: Steve Bryant 

Research

See Level II Research.

Student-Faculty Discipline

Chairperson: Daniel Smith
College of Arts and Sciences: Jeff Bradley 
Chris Graves 
David Vlieger 
Kim Spradling 
David Richardson 
Sheila Phillips 
College of Education
and Human Services:
Jill Baker
Kristi Alexander
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Terry Coalter 
Jeff Nickerson
Library:
Ex-Officio:

Student-Faculty Traffic

Chairperson: Sue Myllykangas
College of Arts and Sciences: Christina Heintz
Susan Rena Smith
College of Education
and Human Services:
Jill Baker
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Samuel Jason Offut
Provost:
Ex-Officio:

One-Time Course Offering Committee

Chairperson: Doug Dunham, Provost
Faculty Senate
President-Elect:
Jody Strauch
Faculty at Large: Rafiq Islam
Tom Zweifel
CDR reps:

Additional Committees

Ad Hoc Committee on Faculty Workload

Chair: Jeff Thornsberry
College of Arts and Sciences: Peter Adam
Michael Hobbs
Patrick Immel
College of Education
and Human Services:
Kristi Alexander
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: Nancy Zeliff
Theo Ross
College of Education
and Human Services:
Janet Reusser
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Bayo Joachim
Newly elected members, beginning a two-year term:
College of Arts and Sciences: Jeffrey Loomis
Robert Dewhirst
College of Education
and Human Services:
Jerold Barnett
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Jim Walker