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Faculty Standing Committee Membership

AY 2014-2015

September 5th, 2014

Officers of the Faculty

Faculty Moderator – William Griffiths

Vice Moderator – Scott Tippens

Secretary to the Faculty – Jeffrey David Greene

Parliamentarian – Nancy Reichert

Faculty Senate

One member from each department; departments with 15 or more faculty get two. Ex-officio members: President, VPAA, AVPAA, VPSES, Deans, SGA President


Name, Department Term Began

Name, Department Term Began

Russ Patrick, PHYS F13

Scott Tippens, ECET F11

Stacey Grant-Williams , SIS F13

  Pete Rorabaugh, DWMA F13

Rich Halstead-Nussloch, IT F13

Chan Ham, EME F11

Matt Wilson, CET F13

John Jambro, CM F11

Nancy Reichert, DWMA F12

Sandra S. Stephenson, BA F11

C.C. Hung, CSWE F12

Erin Grant, LIB F13

L.R. Ritter, MATH F13

 Rajnish Singh, BC F14

Mikhail Melnik, BA F13


Ed Jung, CSWE F12


Lester Dollar, IET F12


Larry Wang, MATH F12


John Jambro, CM F11


Mine Hashas, ARCH F11


Kathryn Bedette, ARCH F13



Student Life

Four members at large. Other members: Dean of Students; a staff member from the Business Office; President, VP, & Sec./Treas. Of SGA; three non-SGA students appointed by SGA President


M.A. Karim, @large (CCE) F14

Ying Wang, @large (EME) F13

M. S. Mayeed, @large (MSE) F14

Jeff Greene, @large, (ECTMA) F13


Faculty Council

Six members at large; must be full-time SPSU faculty for at least 5 years and get two nominations


Mike Thackston, @large (PHYS) F12

Pam Frinzi, @large (ECET) F13

L. R. Ritter, @large (MATH) F12

Mark Stevens, @large (ECTMA) F13

William Griffiths, @large (MATH) F12


Liz Martin, @large (ARCH) F12



Undergraduate Student Status Committee

One member per school, two at large; Ex-officio members: Registrar, Director of Admissions, Dean of Students, Academic Deans


Bob Harbort, CSE (IT) F13

*William Griffiths, @ large (Math) F13

Matt Marshall, (EME) F14

**Carl Snook, @large (SIS) F13

Keely Clay, ETM (IET) F12

Kathryn Bedette (ACM) F13

 Marcia Hesser, (BC) F14

Yusun Chang, SoE (EME) F13


Graduate Programs Committee

One from each department with graduate degree programs; Ex-officio members: Academic Deans, Library Director


Bill Bailey, IET F12

Tien Yee, CE F13

*Sandra Vasa-Sideris, BA F12

Pavankumar Meadati, CM F 13

**Svetlana Peltsverger, IT F12

Jonathan Lartigue , CSWE F 13

Edwin Akins, ARCH F13

Craig Chin, ECET F 13

 Eduardo Farfan, SME F14

Laura Beth Daws, ETCMA F 13


Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

One member from each degree-granting department; Ex-officio members: Academic Deans, VPAA, Registrar, Library Director



Name, Department Term Began

Name, Department Term Began

Shannon Shumate, BA F12

Florian Misoc, ECET F13

Allen Roberts, CET 

Jeanne Bohannon, DWMA F14

Ravi Ghadge, SIS

Christina Scherrer, IET F13

Michael Frankln, CSWE F13

Randy Emert, MET F13

Chi Zhang, IT F12

Andrew G. McMorran, MATH

Pyo-Yoon Hong, ARCH F12

Dan Ferreira, BC

Metin Oguzmert, CCE F12

Lori Lowder, SME

Kevin McFall, EME F12


Michael Thackston, PHYS F13


Parminder Juneja, CM


 Yongli Ma, Library


Information Technology Advisory Committee 

One member from each department; Ex-officio members: CIO, Academic Deans


Roger Soiset, SIS F12

**Walt Thain, ECET F13

Greg Wiles, IET F12

Amine Khayati , BA F13

Simin Nasseri, MET F12

Jack Zheng, IT F13

Aaron Wimer, LIB F12

Nicolae Pascu, MATH F13

Wei Zhou, BC F12

Nancy Colyar, Library F14

Hussein Abaza, CM F13

Luminda Kulsari, PHYS F14 

Bob Harbort, CSWE F12


Luminda Kulasiri, PHYS F12


Joshep Choma, ARCH F12


Mohammed Karim, CCE F12


Bill Diong, EME F12


*M. S. Mayeed, SME F12


John Lee, CET F12


Keith Hopper, ECTMA F12



*= chair