B-1 Financial Aid to Students, Committee on

Chair: Patricia A. Somers
Vice Chair: Clark R. Wilson
Chair Elect: Patricia A. Somers

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FUNCTION: To initiate and review policies and procedures; to hear appeals from decisions of the Office of Student Financial Services.

COMPOSITION: Five members of the General Faculty, representing five colleges or schools, five students (four undergraduate and one graduate), including at least two who are receiving, or have received, financial aid from the Office of Student Financial Services, and two staff members. Each fall, four of the students shall be appointed by the president from a panel of not less than ten (10) nominees submitted by the Student Government; the fifth student shall be appointed by the president from a panel of not less than five (5) nominees submitted by the chair of the Graduate Student Assembly. Faculty members and staff members shall serve for two-year staggered terms beginning on the first class day of the fall semester. 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. The director of Student Financial Services, a representative of the Dean of Students, and a representative from the Office of Graduate Studies shall serve as administrative advisers without vote. The president may appoint additional non-voting administrative advisers from the general administration areas of the University.

Members, 2008-2009:
  Bos, Pascale

2008-2010 associate professor, Germanic studies

  DiNitto, Diana 2007-2009 professor, social work
  Morton, David P. 2008-2010 professor, mechanical engineering
  Sadun, Lorenzo

2008-2010 professor, mathematics

  Somers, Patricia A. 2007-2009 associate professor, educational administration

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Chesney, Lee R. 2008-2009

associate professor, art and art history
  Wilson, Clark R. 2008-2009

professor, geosciences

Two Staff:
  Waters, Renee A. 2007-2009 academic advisor II, geological sciences

Ishop, Kedra B.

2008-2010 associate director, admissions

Five Students:

Nguyen, Diane


Student Government representative


Juraschek, Andrew


Student Government representative


Kuo, Julia


Student Government representative


Leachman, Julianna Lee 2008-2009

Graduate Student Assembly representative

Smith, Christopher 2008-2009

Student Government representative

Administrative Advisers:
  Hackert, Marvin L. ex officio associate dean, Graduate Studies
  Malmberg, Erik D. ex officio student affairs administrator, Dean of Students Office
  Melecki, Thomas G. ex officio director, Student Financial Services