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Academic and Student Affairs Committee

Members

Scott Evans - Chair
Brenda Haas - Vice Chair
Edward Daniels - Member
Cassidy Starnes - Student Member

Purpose

The Academic and Student Affairs Committee shall consider and make recommendations to the Board on matters pertaining to academic and student affairs programs and resources. Specific matters that may be presented to the Academic and Student Affairs Committee include, but are not limited to, the following: proposed and existing degree programs; awarding of degrees; commencement and other major University events; research and community development; faculty and staff matters including faculty promotions, organizational structures for academics and student affairs; and other matters as assigned to the committee by the Board or Chairperson of the Board.

Finance and Administration Committee

Members

Wallace "Eddie" Edwards - Chair
Joe Watson - Vice Chair
David Furbee - Member
Francesca Hartop - Member
Eli Cole - Student Member

Purpose

The Finance and Administration Committee shall consider and make recommendations to the Board on matters pertaining to financial, business, facilities and administration of the University.  Specific matters that may be presented to the Finance and Administration Committee include, but are not limited to, the following: University capital and operating budgets; submission of appropriation and capital requests; tuition and student fees; annual audits; business organization and practices; borrowing and investment of funds; facilities and grounds, including naming, planning, construction, and maintenance; real property matters; purchasing policies; organization and staffing of Finance and Administration; personnel policies and matters; safety and security; information technology; auxiliary operations and services; and other matters as assigned to the committee by the Board or Chairperson of the Board.

Executive Committee

Members

David Furbee - Board Chair
Eddie Edwards - Board Vice Chair
Joe Watson
Scott Evans

Purpose

The Executive Committee shall consider and make recommendations to the Board on the following matters: proposed University policies on matters not assigned to another committee; bargaining unit agreements; and personnel actions that pertain to any of the Vice Presidents or other personnel requested by the President or Chairperson of the Board.  The Executive Committee shall also have responsibility for: orienting and mentoring new Board members; evaluating the performance of the President and making a recommendation to the Board on the President’s compensation and benefits package. The Executive Committee shall also act/recommend on behalf of the Board on issues needing immediate attention and report such actions to the Board.