C-10 Recruitment and Retention Committee

Chair: Darlene Grant

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FUNCTION: To address the matter of recruitment and retention of minority students and to advise the Faculty Council and the president on constructive solutions to alleviate the problems of recruitment and retention.

COMPOSITION: Four members of the General Faculty, three students (student members shall be appointed by the president in the fall from a panel of names submitted by the appropriate student committee), coordinator of the UT Learning Center, and three members of the administration. In addition, every year the chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two members of the Faculty Council for one-year terms as members of the committee. The vice president for human resources and community relations, a representative from the Black Alumni Association, and a representative from the Hispanic Alumni Association will serve as ex officio members without votes. The committee shall elect its own chair and vice chair, who shall be members of the General Faculty.

Members, 2001-2002:

Arellano, Margarita 2001-2002 Associate Dean of Students
Constant, Alan D. 2001-2002 Associate Director, UT Learning Center
  Garza, Thomas J. 2001-2003 Associate Professor, Slavic Languages and Literature
  Grant, Darlene 2001-2003 Assistant Professor, Social Work
  Jones, Joni L. 2001-2003 Associate Professor, Speech Communication
Swann, Denise M. ex officio Coordinator, UT Learning Center
  Valenzuela, Angela 2000-2002

Associate Professor, Center for Mexican American Studies

Walker, N. Bruce

ex officio

Director, Admissions
  *Administration (with vote)
**Administration (without vote)

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Brooks, Joanna M. 2001-2002 Assistant Professor, English
  Downing, John D. 2001-2002 Professor, Radio-Television-Film

Three Students:
  Chirinos, Alexandra 2001-2002 Student Government Representative, Finance
  Hammond, Alex Charles 2001-2002 Student Government Representative, Government
  Valdez, Frances Elizabeth 2001-2002 Student Government Representative, Ethnic Studies

Administrative Advisors:
  Aleman, Susana I. ex officio Representative, Hispanic Alumni Association
  Burt, Brenda H. ex officio Representative, Black Alumni Association
  Garza, Augustine ex officio Deputy Director, Admissions
  Hill, James L. ex officio Vice President for Human Resources and Community Relations
  Rodriguez, Victoria ex officio Vice Provost