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Committee on Student Affairs

The committee was comprised of the following members:

James Deitrick, chair, Recreational Sports Committee; professor, accounting
John Hasenbein, chair, Calendar Committee; associate professor, mechanical engineering
Zena Moore, chair, Recruitment and Retention Committee; associate professor, curriculum and instruction
Elizabeth Pomeroy, chair, Committee on Financial Aid to Students; associate professor, social work
Megan Seaholm, lecturer, history
James Sidbury, associate professor, history
Audrey Sorrells, chair, Admissions and Registration Committee; associate professor, special education

Faculty Council Appointees:
Peter Antoniewicz, professor, physics
Alba Ortiz, professor, special education

Student Appointees: 
Sarah Pratt, Student Government representative
Jose Vela, Student Government representative

Ex Officio: 
Teresa Graham Brett, dean of students

Juan Gonzalez, vice president for student affairs

Function of the Committee: To advise the vice president for student affairs on all functions of the office.

The committee gathered or otherwise communicated three times during the academic year.

November 18, 2005
No quorum was present, but there was general discussion.

December 9, 2005
A quorum was present and a chair (James Deitrick) and vice chair (Megan Seaholm) were elected.
The committee heard from Dr. Juan Gonzalez, vice president for student affairs, about possible issues or topics for the committee to consider:
  • Strategic Plans (last done in 1983)
  • A possible new Student Activities Center
  • Review Student Services Budget Committee decisions
  • Consider Asian American students concerns regarding aid and a facility for meeting
  • Ways to expand involvement in FIGs (freshmen interest groups). Students in FIGs seem to do better academically
  • Participate in the credit by examination debate

James Deitrick, chair

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