Athletic Committee


The committee serves as a liaison among the athletic department, the academic faculty, and the administration and concerns itself with policies governing the athletic program and ensuring a desirable balance between the athletic program and the academic programs of the university. The committee will review aspects of the athletic program such as schedules, budget allocations, Title IX compliance, and academic progress of athletes. The committee recommends policies concerning the university athletic program as well as those of the conference.

Annual Report and Presentation

The Faculty Senate requests that this committee provide a written report to the Faculty Senate by February 1 of each year. This report should summarize the body´s activities during the prior year, provide appropriate statistics and data, and outline long-range planning for the following year. This report should be approved by the membership of the committee. The chair of this committee shall contact the President of the Faculty Senate to schedule a presentation to the full Senate by this same date.


The faculty representative to the NCAA Division 1-A, the vice president for finance and administration, the athletic director, the coordinator of women’s athletics, and faculty appointed by the Faculty Senate representing each academic college, one unaffiliated, and one at large for rotating four-year terms. The registrar is an ex officio member. The chair and the secretary are elected by the committee. Three student members: one male athlete, one female athlete, and one student chosen by the Student Government Association.


Member College Term Title
Bill Bandy, Chair Permanent NCAA-Division 1-A Faculty Rep
Diane Newton Permanent Vice President for Financial Services
Brad Teague Permanent Athletic Director
Natalie Shock Permanent Senior Women’s Administrator
Becky Rasnick Permanent Registrar (Ex-Officio)
Rick Noyes CNSM 2021 Faculty Senate Appointee
Chrissy Karafit  LIB 2021 Faculty Senate Appointee
Kim Eskola CHBS 2018 Faculty Senate Appointee (At-Large)
Brantley Douglas CFAC 2021 Faculty Senate Appointee
Jerry Mayo CHBS 2020 Faculty Senate Appointee
Doug Voss COB 2019 Faculty Senate Appointee
Douglas George CLA 2019 Faculty Senate Appointee
Jessica Riedmueller

Jason Trumble





Faculty Senate Appointee (Unaffiliated)

Faculty Senate  Appointee

VACANT Student – Female Athlete
VACANT Student – Male Athlete
Dillion Vick  2018  SGA – Non Athlete- Non-Traditional Student Rep



on call

Reports to


Send minutes to: Chair of the Committee on Committees


Athletic Committee Meeting 10-2-15