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Northwest Missouri State University


University Committees

Last updated on: September 22, 2015


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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
Michael Hobbs
Brian Haile
Peter Adam
Joni Adkins
Christopher Graves
Tom Hardee
Richard Sonnenmoser
Shelley Riley

College of Education and
Human Services:

Linda Sterling
Nancy Foley
Alisha Francis
Jackie Kibler
Roger Neustadter

Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Michelle Erickson
Jim Walker
John Katison
Ex-Officio: Terri Vogel(Registrar)
Open (Student Senate)
Kori Hoffmann (Student Conduct and Development Coordinator)
(open) Academic Appeals Coach

Admissions and Advanced Standing

Chairperson: Ernest Kramer
College of Arts and Sciences: Kurtis Fink
Rebecca Dunnell
Justin Hoffmeier
David Jerome
Jay McGhee
Karen Schaffer
Mary Shepherd
Cheryl Malm
Richard Field
College of Education
and Human Services:

Shirley Steffens
Patricia Thompson
Jeff Ferguson
Kyoung-ho Shin

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)
(open) Academic Appeals Coach

Curriculum and Degree Requirements

Chairperson: Dawn Gilley
College of Arts and Sciences: Patricia Warner
Elyssa Ford
Jeffry Thornsberry
Ashley Davis
College of Education
and Human Services:
David Kiene
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
David Shadinger 
John Katsion
Ex-Officio: Terri Vogel (Registrar)
Open (Student Senate Representative)
Timothy Mottet (Provost)
Kathy Hart (Library)

Designated Curriculum Matters

Chairperson: Jim Eiswert
University-Wide Allison Hoffmann
College of Arts and Sciences:

Bill Richardson - DCM
Matt Johnson (History) - DCM
Gretchen Thornsberry - DCM
John Pope - DCM

Robin Gallaher
Richard Black
Kim Casey
Brett Chloupek
Michael Rogers

College of Education
and Human Services:
Jerry Barnett
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Nathan Wilson
Brenda Jones

Level II - Committees Responsible for Matters Requiring Faculty Advisement

Assessment

Chairperson: Brian Hesse
College of Arts and Sciences: Brian Lanier
Katheryn Bilbo
College of Education
and Human Services:
Jennifer Pratt-Hyatt
Tim Wall
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Lori Dublin
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: Ted Gouge
Rafiq Islam
Rex McAiley
David Monismith
Greg Dierenger 
Wayne Chandler
College of Education
and Human Services:
Terry Long
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:

Michael Northup 

Distinguished Lecture Series

Chair: Kenton Wilcox
College of Arts and Sciences:

Daniel Biegelson
Mike Bellamy
Danna Ternus

College of Education
and Human Services:
Kelly Cline
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Tom Zweifel
Student Representative: Open
Coordinator of Student Involvement: TBD

Faculty Welfare

Chairperson: John Gallaher
College of Arts and Sciences:

Yi-Hwa Wu 
Han Yu
Ildi Olasz
Mohammed Meziani
Diana Linville
Chris Gibson
Stacy Bond

College of Education
and Human Services:
Summer Christensen

Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Chi Lo Lim
Cindy Kenkel 
Doug Sudhoff

Animal Welfare

Chair: Callie Mullins
Agriculture: Callie Mullins
Natural Sciences: Kathleen Spears
Health Science and Wellness: Ryan Wessell

Institutional Review Board

Chairperson:

Ryan Wessell

College of Arts and Sciences: Alisha Campbell
Patty Drews
Christopher Strelluf
James Campbell
College of Education
and Human Services:
Bryan Dorrel
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Non- Univ. Member: (Open)

Research

Chairperson: Michael Hull
College of Arts and Sciences:

Ajay Bandi
(Richard) Scott Bell
Stephen Town
Kurt Haberyan
Na Li
Jeffrey Loomis
Wei Xiong

College of Education
and Human Services:
Tyler Tapps
Victoria Seeger
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Ben Blackford
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
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)

Animal Welfare

Chairperson: Callie Mullins
College of Arts and Sciences: Kathleen Spears
College of Education
and Human Services:
Ryan Wessell
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Jamison Allen
Ex-Officio: Veterinarian:

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
College of Education
and Human Services:
Virgil Freeman
Loren Bulter
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) 
Ashley Greeley (Bursar) 
TBD (Coordinator of Student Involvement)
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
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
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
Jose Palacios
Brenda Ryan
College of Education
and Human Services:
Pradnya Patet
Cris Jacobson
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:

Lisa Bishop
Bayo Joachim
Ben Coiler
Fred Lamer
Janet Marta

Ex-Officio: Jeff Foot
Jeaneth Puriel

International Advocacy

Chairperson: Himadri Chakraborty
College of Arts and Sciences: Gayla Kobialka
Eric Dickey

College of Education
and Human Services:
Alica Foose
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
David Shadinger
Tiebing Shi
Ex-Officio: Steve Bryant 

Research

See Level II Research.

Student-Faculty Discipline

Chairperson: Daniel Smith
College of Arts and Sciences:

Jawad Sadek
David Vlieger 
David Richardson 
Pamela Shannon
Rena Smith

College of Education
and Human Services:
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Malinda Tobin
Jeff Nickerson

Student-Faculty Traffic

Chairperson: Christina Heintz
College of Arts and Sciences:
College of Education
and Human Services:
Booth College of Business
and Professional Studies:
Jason Offutt

One-Time Course Offering Committee

Chairperson: Timothy Mottet (Provost)
Faculty Senate
President-Elect:
Sue Myllykangas
Faculty at Large (2):

Tom Zweifel

Ildiko Olasz

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
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