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University Committees

Many aspects of the University’s operations are conducted by or with the advice of councils, committees, and other organizations. 

Faculty-Staff Grievance Committee 

It is the responsibility of the Faculty-Staff Grievance Committee to deliberate on decisions in which an unclassified employee considers to be unfair or discriminatory because of the application of some non-meritorious factor, charges of incompetence or unsatisfactory performance of duties or other similar allegations. To that end, this committee is responsible for securing prompt and equitable solutions to such grievances of faculty, including adjunct faculty members and other unclassified employees.

Dr. Deborah Darby- Faculty Senate Representative

Dr. Cynthia Singleton- Associate Professor (Natural Science)

Dr. Clyde Robertson-Associate Professor (Social Science)

Ms. Cheryl Legohn-Tubbs-Community Service- Learning Coordinator

Ms. Sheridan Cooper -Director, ADA-Office of Disability Services

Dr. Jenita Hegwood- College of Education

Dr. Raymond Delaney- Faculty Senate Representative

Ms. T. Bernette Taylor- Director of Human Resources(Ex-Officio)

Sabbatical Leave Evaluation Committee (SLEC)

It is the responsibility of the Sabbatical Leave Evaluation Committee to deliberate on and make recommendations to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and the Chancellor on applications made by the faculty for sabbatical leave.

Dr. Murty Kambhampati- Natural Science

Dr. David Alijani- College of Business

Dr. George Amedee- Social Science

Dr. Sherry Bachus- College of Education

Retention, Tenure and Promotion Appeals Committee (RTP)

It is the responsibility of the RTP Appeals Committee to deliberate on appeals from faculty members with respect to adverse decisions made regarding retention, tenure and promotion.

Dr. George Amedee, Professor/Director for Social Science

Dr. Diane Bordenave, Associate Professor for Child Development & Family Studies

Dr. Haitham Eid, Professor/Director for Museum Studies

Dr. Patrice Sentino, Associate Professor for Social Work

Dr. Illya Tietzel, Professor for Biology