2017-2018 Annual Committee Reports


Committee Chair Box Ext E-Mail
Academic Affairs Jeff Pulaski 67 7712 jeff.pulaski@wichita.edu
Court of Academic Appeals Kirsten Johnson 67 7708 kirsten.johnson@wichita.edu
Faculty Affairs Pina Mozzani 53 6608 pina.mozzani@wichita.edu
Faculty Support Mehmet Barut 77 6930 mehmet.barut@wichita.edu
General Education Kathy Delker 68 6331 kathy.delker@wichita.edu
Library Keith Gray 27 3410 k.gray@wichita.edu
Rules Betty Smith-Campbell 41 5746 betty.smith-campbell@wichita.edu
Scholarship & Student Aid Michael Imhoff 87 3215 michael.imhoff@wichhita.edu
Tenure & Promotion Gamal Weheba 35 5777 gamel.weheba@wichita.edu
Undergraduate Research John Hammond 33 3260 john.hammond@wichita.edu
Admission & Exceptions Rachel Crane 68 5078 rachel.crane@wichita.edu


Name College Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Jennifer Stone Education 28 3876 jennifer.stone@wichita.edu 2018
Jeff Pulaski - chair Fine Arts 67 7704 jeff.pulaski@wichita.edu 2018
Bryan Lehecka Health Professions 210 3604 bryan.lehecka@wichita.edu 2019
Ramazan Asmatulu Engineering 133 6368 ramazan.asmatulu@wichita.edu 2019
Jodi Pelkowski Business 122 7029 jodi.pelkowski@wichita.edu 2019
Mark Schneegurt LAS Natural Sciences 26 6883 mark.schneegurt@wichita.edu 2019
Mary Walker Univ. Libraries 68 5792 mary.walker@wichita.edu 2020
Jeff Jarman LAS Social Sciences 31 6075 jeffrey.jarman@wichita.edu 2020
Fran Connor LAS Humanities 14 3130 francis.connor@wichita.edu. 2020

a. Composition: 10 members: 9 Faculty, one chosen from each of the Senate divisions, 1 student
b. Selection: Standard
c. Charges:
1. Review and make recommendations on proposals for new undergraduate degrees and academic programs.
2. Review existing policies governing academic affairs and proposals for curricular change or development.
3. Serve as the curriculum committee for programs and other units which are not covered by a curriculum committee in one of the degree-granting colleges/schools.
4. Resolve curriculum issues involving two or more college/schools or units. These matters may be referred to the committee by the college/school curriculum committees or the Office of Academic Affairs and Research. In such instances, a representative of the Office of Academic Affairs and Research shall serve as a member of the committee (ex officio, non-voting).
5. Recommend new or changed policies concerning academic affairs to the Senate. This includes, but is not limited to, developing, reviewing, and recommending changes to university-wide academic standards and practices and administrative practices and policies likely to have an impact on existing academic programs and practices.
6. The Academic Affairs Committee shall have the power to interpret existing academic policy and resolve disputes over diverse interpretations of the policy.


Name College Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Kirsten Johnson - chair Fine Arts 67 7708 kirsten.johnson@wichita.edu 2018
Dan Close LAS Social Science 31 6058 dan.close@wichita.edu 2019
Kim Darden Health Professions 47 3011 kim.darden@wichita.edu 2020
Rajiv Bagai Engineering 46 3915 rajiv.bagai@wichita.edu 2018
Jeff Hayton LAS Humanities 46 7832 jeff.hayton@wichita.edu 2019
Frank Rokosz Education 16 5443 frank.rokosz@wichita.edu 2020

Student: Rocelll Delevante tdelevante@shockers.wichita.edu
Anna Turosak annaturo@gmail.com

a. Composition: 5: 3 Faculty chosen from among the Senate divisions, 2 students
Alternates: 3 faculty, 2 students (one must be a graduate student)
(Committee may use former members if necessary)
b. Selection: Standard. Faculty justices must be tenured and must be members of the graduate faculty. They shall serve three-year staggered terms and shall represent different Senate divisions. The committee shall also have two student members plus two student alternate members (one must be a graduate student). Cases involving graduate students must be heard by graduate students.
c. Charge:
1. Operate according to the Procedures of the Court of Student Academic Appeals, a copy of which is available in the Office of the Faculty Senate.
2. Make the final decision on cases appealed to it regarding students' requests for a change of grade, or other matters regarding academic requirements which a student can challenge.
For the Court of Academic Appeals go to WSU policies and Procedures, 2.03/ Court of Student Academic Appeals -- https://www.wichita.edu/about/policy/ch2_03.htm


Office Name College Box Ext E-Mail
President Carolyn Shaw LAS Social Science 17 7130 carolyn.shaw@wichita.edu
President-Elect Betty Smith Campbell Health Professions 41 5746 betty.smith-campbell@wichita.edu
Past President Bayram Yildirim Engineering 35 3426 bayram.yildirim@wichita.edu
Vice President Nikki Keene Woods Health Professions 135 3060 nikki.keenewoods@wichita.edu
Secretary Doug English LAS Nat Sciences 51 7353 djoug.english@wichita.edu
Appointed Member Mehmet Barut Business 77 6930 mehmet.barut@wichita.edu
At Large Member George Dehner LAS Humanities 45 7734 george.dehner@wichita.edu
At Large Member Jay Price LAS Humanities 45 7792 jay.price@wichita.eddu
Office of the Faculty Senate Bobbi Dreiling Administrative Assistant 111 3504 bobbi.dreiling@wichita.edu

a. Composition: 8
b. Charges;
1. Sets agenda for Senate meetings. An item shall appear on the agenda for the next meeting upon written request of five or more senators representing at least three Senate divisions.
2. Reviews proposed changes to the Handbook for Faculty, other that those recommended the Senate.
3. Receives policy recommendations from appropriate Senate committees and decides which policy recommendations require full Senate review.
4. Any faculty member may request that the Executive Committee consider a matter for inclusion on the Senate agenda. The Executive Committee may decide to include matters on the Senate agenda, or refer such matters to a Senate committee for considerations or establish ad hoc committees to consider such matters, to dismiss such matters, or take other appropriate actions. In all cases, the Execurive Committee will notify petitioners of the disposition of their petitions.


Name College Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Atul Rai Business 77   atul.rai@wichita.edu 2018
Pina Mozzani - chair Fine Arts 53 6608 pina.mozzani@wichita.edu 2018
Susan Matveyeva University Libraries 68 5139 susan.matveyeva@wichita.edu 2018
Deepak Gupta Engineering 44 7756 deepak.gupta@wichita.edu 2019
T J Boynton LAS Humanities 14 3130 Thomas.Boynton@wichita.edu 2019
Fred Besthorn LAS Social Sci. 154 7230 fred.besthorn@wichita.edu 2019
Ngoyi Bukonda Health Professions 43 5591 ngoyi.bukonda@wichita.edu 2020
Daowei Ma LAS Natural Sci 33 3939 daowei.ma@wichita.edu 2020
Soon Chun Lee Education 28 7819 soonchun.lee@wichita.edu 2020

a. Composition: 9: 9 Probationary or Tenured Faculty members, one chosen from each of the Senate divisions
b. Selection: Standard
c. Charges: The Faculty Affairs Committee deals with the relationship between the WSU Faculty and the University and the State of Kansas. Specific areas of responsibility are:
1. Terms of employment, tenure policies, tenure and promotion guidelines, salary, fringe benefits, retirement, life insurance, health insurance, leave procedures, faculty benefits and responsibilities, dismissal policies and conflict of interest policies.
2. Issues of faculty statues within the University.
3. Academic freedom policies of the University and the State, including review of current policies, recommendations for changes, and review of any changes proposed by the University or the Board of Regents.
revised membership & Charge 3-27


Name College Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Rocio DelAguila LAS Hamanities 11 6007 rocio.delaguila@wichita.edu 2018
Gerald Scholl Fine Arts 53 6155 gerald.scholl@wichita.edu 2018
Michelle Adler Education 28 3452 michele.adler@wichita.edu 2019
Gamal Weheba Engineering 35 5777 gamal.weheba@wichita.edu 2019
Wendy Duesenbury Health Professions 41 3610 wendy.dusenbury@wichita.edu 2019
Kyoung Lee LAS Social Sci 154 3206 kyoung.lee@wichita.edu 2019
Meghann Kuhlman University Libraries 68 5075 meghann..kuhlman@wichita.edu 2020
Paul Rillema LAS Natural Sci 51 3120 paul.rillema@wichita.edu 2020
Mehmet Barut - chair Business 77 6930 mehmet.barut@wichita.edu 2020

a. Composition: 10: 9 Probationary or Tenured Faculty who are members in full standing of the Graduate Faculty, one chosen from each of the Senate divisions (department chairs and or directors are ineligible), 1 Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.
b. Selection: Standard
c. Charges:
1. Review requests for institutional support of individual, departmental, and college/school research proposals, and forward recommendations to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.
2. Assist the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate Studies in the consideration of overall institutional policy governing the award criteria and management of University
Vice President for Academic Affairs
4. Periodically review the University guidelines on sabbatical leaves and make recommendations for changes as appropriate.
5. Review and act upon requests for institutional support of teaching and allocate resources available
7. Identify faculty who are willing to help other faculty who wish assistance with teaching or research.
8. Recommend to the Vice President for Academic Affairs ways to recognize excellence in teaching and research.


Name College Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Kathy Delker -- chair University Libraries 68 6331 kathy.delker@wichita.edu 2018
George Dehner LAS Humanities 45 7734 george.dehner@wichita.edu 2018
Amy Drassen Ham Health Professions 43 5644 Amy.ham@wichita.edu 2019
Aaron Rife Education 28 6367 aaron.rife@wichita.edu 2019
Steve Oare Fine Arts 53 6434 steve.oare@wichita.edu 2019
  LAS Natural Sci       2019
Kamran Rokhsaz Engineering 44 3410 kamran.rokhsaz@wichita.edu 2020
Becky Nordyke Basic Skills Rep 31 6891 becky.nordyke@wichita.edu 2020
Chris Broberg Business 147 5175 chris.broberg@wichita.edu 2020
Shirlene Small LAS Social Sci 25 3280 shirlene.small@wichita.edu 2020

Student: Shelby Rowell a. scrowell@shockers.wichita.edu
Composition: 12: 9 Faculty, one chosen from each of the Senate divisions, 1 Basic Skills faculty representative, 1 Student, 1 non-voting, ex officio member, General Education Coordinator --
b. Selection: Standard
Coordinator of General Education: Subsequent to the present coordinator's term, the Coordinator of General Education will be appointed by the Vice President for Academic Affairs for a three-year term, and may serve no more that six consecutive years. The VPAA will select the Coordinator from a list of three nominees recommended by the General Education Committee. The search process for the Coordinator of General Education will be directed by the VPAA in consultation with the General Education Committee.
c. Developing the concept of Issues and Perspectives courses, according to the guidelines approved by the faculty
d. Soliciting proposals for Issues and Perspectives Courses
e. Approving proposed Issues and Perspectives Courses
3. Develop and implement, in concert with the Coordinator of General Education, the assessment process for General Education.
4. Develop, implement, and assess, in concert with the Coordinator, the across the curriculum component of the General Education Program.
5. Recommend changes to the program when necessary. Proposed changes will be considered by the Faculty Senate; major changes shall automatically be sent to the General Faculty for approval.
6. Develop and coordinate the General Education advising process.
c. Any changes in the list of core courses and Issues and Perspectives courses.
d. Results of assessment of general education courses.
e. The extent of implementation of Issues and Perspectives courses.
f. Any problems or difficulties regarding the program, with recommendations for improvement.
revised 4/10/2000


Name College Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Chase Billingham LAS Social Sci 25 3280 chase.billingham@wichita.edu 2018
Semih Tartaroglu Business 77 3219 semih.tartaroglu@wichita.edu 2018
Elaine Steinke Health Professions 41 5740 elaine.steinke@wichita.edu 2019
Keith Gray - chair LAS Natural Sci 27 3410 :k.gray@wichita.edu 2019
Huzefa Kagdi Engineering 83 3918 huzefa.kagdi@wichita.edu 2019
Robert Feleppa LAS Humanities 74 7881 robert.feleppa@wichita.edu 2020
Michelle Adler Education 28 3452 michelle.adler@wichita.edu 2020
Kelly St. Pierre Fine Arts 53 3103 kelly.stpierre@wichita.edu 2020

Student: Umair Zoumy email: umairzoumy@ymail.com
Raghavendra Deshmukh email: rxdeshmukh@shockers.wichita.edu

a. Composition: 16: 8 Faculty, one chosen from each of the Senate academic divisions, 1 representative appointed by the Graduate Council, 2 students ( one graduate student, one undergraduate student), 5 library staff ( ex-officio, non-voting): Dean, Coordinator for Collection Development, Associate Dean for Access Services, Head of Reference, Associate Dean of Administration
b. Selection: Standard.
c. Charges:
1. Represent faculty views and interests in matters relaing to the University Libraries.
2. Represent faculty concerns to the University Libraries about the impact of library policies and
procedures on faculty and student interest.
3. Assist the Faculty Senate and the University Libraries in identifying and articulating long-term institutional priorities with respect to library resources, service and facilities.
4.Advise the Faculty Senate, University Libraries and other committees and individuals charged with understanding the role and impact of of current and emerging technologies in the WSU and oather libraries and with implementing policy with respect to technological coordination and development.
5. Report annually to the Faculty Senate. The report should identify significant developments during the year with regard to Library policy and long-range planning. Specific accomplishments and policy
initiatives and revisions should be identified, as well as the expected consequences for faculty and students.
rev. charge 11-22-10


Name College Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Susan Castro LAS Humanities     susan.castro@wichita.edu 2019
Peer Moore-Jansen LAS Social Sci 52 7059 pmjansen@wichita.edu 2018
Terence Decker Business 78 7086 terence.decker@wichita.edu 2019
Abu Asaduzzaman Engineering 44 3400 abu.asaduzzaman@wichita.edu 2019
Nick Solomey LAS Natural Sci     nick.solomey@wichita.edu 2019
Samuel Willis University Libraries 68 5104 samuel.willis@wichita.edu 2019
Kirsten Johnson Fine Arts 67 7708 kirsten.johnson@wichita.edu 2019
Frank Rokasz Education     frank.rokosz@wichita.edu 2019
Ray Hull Health Professions 142 3271 ray.hull@wichita.edu 2019
Carolyn Shaw President - chair 17 7130 carolyn.shaw@wichita.edu  
Bayram Yildirim Past President 35 3426 bayram.yildirm@wichita.edu  
Betty Smith Campbell President - elect 41 5746 betty.smith-campbell@wichita.edu  

a. Composition: 12: Faculty Senate President (chair), Faculty Senate President- Elect, Faculty Senate Past President, 9 senators elected from each of the Faculty Senate divisions,
ex-officio: Classified Senate President, Unclassified Senate President
b. Selection: Standard for the nine members elected from the Faculty Senate, three to be elected by the Senate each year to serve a three-year term. Each At-Large senator is eligible to represent his/her division. Members must serve concurrently as Senators and vacancies shall be filled by a vote of the Senate for the unexpired term with the provision that the selected member shall be from the appropriate division.
c. Charges:
1. Provide the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate with reports as tasks are completed from their annual written charge of specific topics and projects to the Faculty Senate Planning and Budget Committee.
2. Identify and define the most appropriate avenues for faculty participation in the planning and budget processes
3. Advise the faculty representative to university budget committee (President of the Faculty Senate) and the Vice President of Academic Affairs , the administrative representative of the faculty, on faculty concerns and priorities related to budget policies.
4. Review all matters relating to university planning and budgets, and expenditures, Including budget policies and assumptions.
5. Develop the faculty perspective on strategic issues and direction of the University, through direct participation with the Vice President of Academic Affairs , college/school/University Libraries deans, department chairs, Faculty Senate, and appropriate university-level planning groups.
6. Participate in the development of the legislative request budget.
7. Meet and confer with representatives of the Board of Regents and state agencies as they may request.
8. Review the revision/reallocation process that occurs after the legislature determines the actual budget allocations to the University, including the allocation of salary increase funds held by the VPAA
9. Provide the faculty senate with regular reports on the activities of the committee regarding developments in the planning and budget preparation process.
10. Make recommendations to the Faculty Senate and to the administration in matters related to university planning and budgets.
11. Advise and consult with the President of the Faculty Senate and the President-Elect of the Faculty Senate on budget matters before their scheduled meetings with the Vice-President of Academic Affairs
revised membership 3-27-00
revised selection 2-22-10


College/School/University Libraries        
Barton School of Business        
College of Education        
College of Engineering        
Coilege of Fine Arts        
College of Health Professions        
Fairmount College of Liberal Arts & Sciences        
University Libraries        
Student Government Rep.        

c. a. Composition: 9 members: 7 chairs of the Advisory and Appeals Committee for Retrenchment for each of the College/School/University Libraries, 1 student, 1 Ex Officio: University Equal Employment Opportunity Officer (non-voting)
b. Selection: Chairs of Advisory and Appeals Committee for Retrenchment are chosen according to the same procedures used in selecting Tenure and Promotion committee chairs or by other procedures adopted by the faculty of the college/school/University Libraries.
If a college/school/University Libraries elects the membership of its Tenure and Promotion Committee and of its Retrenchment Committee, separate elections must be held for each committee. Overlapping membership will be permitted if it arises out of separate elections.
If some portion of the membership of the Tenure and Promotion Committee of a college/school/University Libraries is appointed, and/or if some portion of the membership of the college/school/University Libraries Retrenchment Committee is appointed, then no more than half of the members of either committee may simultaneously be members of the other. The Rules Committee has the authority to grant an exception to this regulation for a particular college/school/University Libraries, if such a request for exception can be justified.
c. Charge:
1. a) To regularly review the status of the university and its component parts in relation to those aspects relevant to possible financial exigency.
b) To participate in preventive planning for the university prior to a declared exigency.
c) To review university and college/school/University Libraries plans for retrenchment should a declaration of financial exigency be necessary
d) To serve as an appeals committee during periods of financial exigency as described in the "Policies and Procedures for the Reduction of Unclassified Staff for Reasons of Financial Exigency" document adopted by the University Faculty September 15, 1980, or as amended.
2. Planning during non-crisis periods
a) Biannual review of the current status and future projections for the University by the President and/or the president for Academic Affairs with the University Committee and others as appropriate.
b) The chair of the University Committee shall be involved regularly in discussions with the university administration regarding university financial status, especially at time of budget hearings.
c) Review and consideration of policies such as early retirement or semi-retirement, shared positions, faculty retraining and faculty reassignment which could help avoid declaration of financial exigency.
3. During a period of financial exigency.
Function as stated in the "Policies and Procedures for the Reduction of Unclassified Staff for Reasons of financial Exigency" document adopted by the University Faculty September 15, 1980, or as amended.


Name College Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Susan Castro LA Humanities 74 7382 susan.castro@wichita.edu 2019
Jodie Simon LAS SOcial 82 7166 jodie.simon@wichita.edu 2018
Hussein Hamdeh LAS Natural Sci 32 3994 hussein.hamdeh@wichita.edu 2018
Julie Bees Fine Arts 53 6089 julie.bees@wichita.edu 2019
Danny Bergman Education 28 6267 daniel.bergman@wichita.edu 2019
Trish Self Health Professions 75 6810 trisha.self@wichita.edu 2019
Dotty Harpool Business 48 6018 dorothy.harpool@wichita.edu 2020
Faye O'Reilly University Libraries 68 6442 Faye.Oreilly@wichita.edu. 2020
Rajiv Bagai Engneering 83 3915 rajiv.bagai@wichita.edu 2020
Betty Smith Campbell President - Elect 41 5746 betty.smith-campbell@wichita.edu  
Nikki Keene Woods Vice President 135 3060 nikki.keenewoods@wichita.edu  

a. Composition: 11: 9 Faculty, one chosen from each of the Senate divisions, Vice President of the Senate, President-Elect of the Senate (Chair)
b. Selection: Standard
c. Charges:
1. Recommend changes to the Senate rules and constitution to the Senate and update the rules and constitution to reflect changes passed by the Senate.
2. Recommend changes to the bylaws of the University Faculty and updates the bylaws to reflect any changes made.
3. Recommend to the Senate procedures and policies for the Senate elections. The Vice President of the Senate conducts the elections.
4. Recommend to the Senate changes to the Senate committee structure and changes in the procedures for appointing faculty, administrators, and staff to these committees, and nominate candidates for the committees to the Senate for its approval. In making nominations the committee is not restricted to nominations from Senate categories or committee preference forms, but should strive to create the strongest and most effective committees.
5. Review and suggest changes in the Faculty Grievance Procedure and coordinate its implementation.
6. Interpret the Rules and Constitution of the Faculty Senate.


Name College Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Rich Bomgardner Education 16 3340 rich.bomgardner@wichita.edu 2018
Gina Riggs Health Professions 75 3240 gina.riggs@wichita.edu 2018
Francis Connor LAS Humanities 14 3130 francis.connor@wichita.edu 2018
Justine Sasanfar Fine Arts 53 3123 justine.sasanfar@wichita.edu 2019
Michael Imhof - chair Business 87 3215 michael.imhof@wichita.edu 2019
Kandatega Wimalasena LAS Natural Sci 51 7386 kandatega.wimalasena@wichita.edu 2019
Lizzy Walker University Libraries 68 5138 lizzy.walker@wichita.edu 2020
Abu Asaduzzaman Engineering 44 3400 abu.asaduzzman@wihita.edu 2020
Dan Close LAS Social Sci 31 6058 dan.close@wichita.edu 2020

Student: Haneeha Vishwa Sai hxvishwasai@shockers.Wichita.edu

a. Composition: 12: 9 Faculty, one chosen from each of the Senate divisions, 1 student, Director of Financial Aid or designated replacement (ex-officio, non-voting), Representative from Admissions Office (ex-officio, non-voting)
b. Selection: Standard
c. Charges:
1. Review the actions of the Financial Aids Office and the Admissions Office, as they relate to scholarships and student aid.
2. Recommends and reviews procedures for the selection and termination of scholarships and financial aid administered by the Financial Aid Office and the Admissions Office.
3. Conduct a periodic review of the policies and related procedures for the awarding of scholarships and financial aid administered by the Financial Aid Office and the Admissions Office.
4. Recommend and review procedures for the Distinguished Scholarships Invitational (DSI) competition.
5. Act as the final appeals board for students with scholarship grievances.
6. Annual reports to the Senate shall include recommendations to and actions taken by appropriate administrators.
revised membership & charge 4/10/2000, 11/8/10


College/School/University Libraries Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Barton School of Business 88 7115 masud.chand@wichita.edu  
College of Education 142 6392 jean.patterson@wichita.edu  
College of Engineering -- chair 35 5777 Gamal Weheba@wichita.edu  
College of Fine Arts 153 3360 carl.baker@wichita.edu  
College of Health Professions 75 5634 douglas.parham@wichita.edu  
Fairmount College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 17 7130 carolyn.shaw@wichita.edu  
University Libraries 68 5139 susan.matveyeva@wichita.edu  
AT LARGE        
Atul Rai 87 6251 atul.rai@wichita.edu 2018
Peer Moore-Jansen 52 7059 pmojan@wichita.edu 2019

Student: Stella Yang.

a. Composition: 12: 7 Chairs of the Tenure and Promotion Committees of the degree-granting college/school and for University Libraries, 2 Tenured Faculty (at-large), 1 Student (non-voting), 2 Ex-officio: (non-voting) Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of the Graduate School. Ex-officio members shall not be present at the meeting when final votes are taken.
b. Selection:
Chairs of tenure and promotion committees in the degree-granting colleges/schools and for University Libraries are chosen according to procedures established in their respective college/school/University Libraries, or unit. They are elected to two-year staggered terms. Faculty-at-large are selected according to standard procedures for naming members to faculty senate committees, except that they shall be from different Faculty Senate divisions, and shall be full-time, tenured faculty members with the rank of associate professor or higher. Faculty-at-large serve three-year terms. Ex-officio and faculty at-large members may not serve while a candidate for promotion or incentive review, or while on sabbatical leave. Replacement appointments shall be made as needed, following standard procedures.
c. Charge:
1. Implement University-wide policies and procedures for awarding tenure and promotion.
2. Coordinate the Tenure and Promotion Calendar.
3. Specify the format for documentation in support of Tenure and Promotion Review, with a view to developing comparable standards throughout the University while recognizing essential college/school/University Libraries differences.
4. Formulate transmittal, reporting, and appeals procedures for awarding tenure and promotion.
5. Ensure that there are University-wide procedures for notifying the relevant administrators and those faculty members for whom tenure decisions must be made before reappointment.6. Review tenure and promotion cases in accordance with the University Tenure, Promotion, and Appeals Procedure.
7. Review every three years the college/school/University Libraries guidelines for tenure and promotion. 8. Report to the full Faculty Senate for review issues of concern in tenure policies and tenure and promotion guidelines.
Revision Date:
October 13, 2009
[The Dean of each college, school, and University Libraries will forward a copy of their College/University Libraries Guidelines and Criteria for Tenure and Promotion to the Chair of the University Tenure and Promotion Committee by February 1 as follows: (9-27-99)Forwarded to the President for acceptance]]
2013-14, 2016-17, 2019-2020, etc. College of Education, College of Engineering
2014-15, 2017-18, 2020-21 etc. College of Fine Arts, Fairmount College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, University Libraries
2015-16, 2018-19, 2021-2022, etc. Barton School of Business, College of Health Professions


Name College Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Dinorah Azpuru LAS Social Sci 17   dinorah.azpuru@wichita.edu 2018
John Hammond - chair LAS Natural Sci 33 3260 john.hammond@wichita.edu 2018
Aaron Bowen University Libraries 68 5075 aaron.bowen@wichita.edu 2018
Shuang Gu Engineering 133 6213 shuang.gu@wichita.edu 2019
Janice Ewing Education 28 5355 janice.ewing@wichita.edu 2019
Anthony May Business 77 5509 anthony.may@wichita.edu 2020
Abu Asaduzzaman Engineeering


5211 abu.asaduzzman@wichita.edu 2020
Kelly Anderson Health Professions 144 5488 kelly.anderson@wichita.edu 2020
Susan Sterret LAS Humanities 74   susan.sterret@wichita.edu 2020
Kimberly Engber Honors Dean 102 3130 kimberly.engber@wichita.edu  

Student: Taylor Williams tmwilliams1@shockers.wichita.edu

a. Composition: 12: 9 Faculty, one chosen from each of the Senate divisions, Director of the Honors Program, 1 student, 1 representative from ORA (non-voting)
b. Selection: Standard
c. Charge: Administer and review the Undergraduate Research Forum


Name College Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Katie Cramer Education 28 6933 katie.cramer@wichita.edu 2018
Deepak Gupta Engineeing 35 7758 deepak.gupta@wichita.edu 2018
Patricia Dooley LAS Social Sci 31 6968 pat.dooley@wichita.edu 2018
Amy Chesser Health Professions 43 3145 3145amy.chesser@wichita.edu 2018
Rachel Crane University Libraries 68 5078 rachel.crane@wichita.edu 2019
John Perry Business 88 3426 john.perry@wichita.edu 2019
Kirsten Johnson Fine Arts 67 7708 kirsten.johnson@wichita.edu 2020
Brigitte Roussel LAS Humanities 111 6329 brigitte.roussel@wichita.edu 2020
Jim Bann LAS Natural Sci 51 3120 jim.bann@wichita.edu 2020

Student: Saylis Sengvilay. ssengvil@gmail.com

Composition: 12: 9 Faculty: 1 chosen from each of the Senate divisions, with the understanding that six faculty members are serving at any given time throughout the year. (rev.5/04)
1 student, 1 V.P. for Student Affairs (non-voting), 1 Representative of the Admissions Office (non-voting)
e. (Committee may use former members if necessary)
b. Selection: Standard
c. Charges:
1. Review policies and related procedures regarding admission to the University and exceptions to existing University rules.
2. Consider applications for admission of students who do not meet University standards for admissions, and exceptions to existing rules for students requesting them.
3. Reports to the Senate, as required un the Standard Charge to all Policy Committees, shall include recommendations made to appropriate administrative persons and actions taken by those persons.


a. Composition: Past Wichita State University faculty senate presidents, current president and president elect
b. Charges:
1. Meet with the executive committee twice a year at the request of president of faculty senate (or as needed) about the state of the university, e.g., at the beginning of fall and spring semesters
2. Serve as an Advisory council to the President of executive committee
3. Provide historical perspectives on issues related to Faculty Senate
4. Assist in policy clarifications by providing the intent and historical purpose



Name College Box Ext E-Mail Appt. Ends
Dharam Chopra LAS 33 3970 dharam.chopra@wichita.edu 2019
Mary Walker University Libraries 68 5792 mary.walker@wichita.edu 2018
Donna Sayman Educatiion 28 5877 donna.sayman@wichita.edu 2020


Name College Box ext e-mail  
Rebecca Bechtold LAS 14 3130 rebecca.bechtold@wichita.edu 2020