TYPE C: INSTITUTIONAL POLICY OR GOVERNANCE
C-3 Commencement and Academic Ceremonies Committee
Member E-mail Address Book (comma delimited)
Chair: Yolanda C. Padilla Vice Chair: Cynthia S. Salinas Chair Elect: Yolanda C. Padilla
Member E-mail Address Book (semi-colon delimited)
2006-2007 Annual Report
FUNCTION: To advise the Faculty Council, the president, and academic deans on policy matters, including selection of speakers, in planning graduation, Honors Day, and other formal academic ceremonies.
COMPOSITION: Four members of the General Faculty, two staff members, one graduate student, and two undergraduate students. Student members shall be appointed by the president in the fall from a panel of names submitted by the Student Government and the Graduate Student Assembly. 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 committee shall elect its own chair and vice chair, who shall be members of the General Faculty. A representative of the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the director of the Department of Facilities Services, the director of University Bands, and the executive director of the Ex-Students' Association shall serve as administrative advisers without votes.
Members, 2007-2008: Lein, Laura 2006-2008 professor, social work Padilla, Yolanda C. 2007-2009 professor, social work Salinas, Cynthia S. 2007-2009 assistant professor, curriculum and instruction Wheat, Harovel G. 2007-2009 associate professor, mechanical engineering
Faculty Council Appointees: Cummings, Molly E. 2007-2008 assistant professor, integrative biology Foster, Kevin N. 2007-2008 assistant professor, curriculum and instruction
Two Staff: McAndrew, Jennifer L. 2007-2009 public affairs specialist II, liberal arts Mueller, Peggy N. 2006-2008 professional librarian, PCL
Three Students: Achico, Christine 2007-2008 Student Government representative Agharokh, Ladan 2007-2008 Student Government representative Schaefer, Dina K. 2007-2008 Graduate Student Assembly representative
Administrative Advisers: Clagett, Susan W. ex officio associate vice president, relationship management and university events Graham, John M. ex officio director, Erwin Special Events Center Junkin, Jerry F. ex officio director of UT Bands, professor, music Miller, Michael A. ex officio interim director, facilities services Reagins-Lilly, Soncia R. ex officio senior associate vice president and dean of students
TBD ex officio administrative advisor, Ex-Students' Association