C-10 Recruitment and Retention Committee

Chair: Thomas J. Garza

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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 community and school 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, 2003-2004:

Chen, Ge 2003-2004 assistant dean of students
Constant, Alan D. ex officio associate director, UT Learning Center
  Cvetkovich, Ann 2003-2005 associate professor, English
Garza, Augustine 2003-2004 deputy director, Admissions
  Garza, Thomas J. 2003-2005 associate professor, Slavic languages and literature
Grant, Darlene 2003-2004 associate dean, Graduate School
  Peña, Elizabeth 2003-2005 associate professor, communication sciences and disorders
  Valenzuela, Angela 2002-2004 associate professor, Center for Mexican American Studies
  *Administration (with vote)

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Hafner, Suzanne 2003-2004 assistant professor, Germanic studies
  Webb-Johnson, Gwendolyn

2003-2004 assistant professor, special education

Three Students:
  Chaney, Brent 2003-2004 Student Government representative, English
  Haley, Brian 2003-2004 Student Government representative, government and Asian studies
  Starr, Roberta N. (Starr) 2003-2004 Student Government representative, human development and family science

Administrative Advisors:
  Aleman, Susana I. ex officio representative, Hispanic Alumni Association
  Burt, Brenda H. ex officio representative, Black Alumni Association
  Hill, James L. ex officio vice president for community and school relations