Faculty Emeritus/Emerita Committee


  1. The committee evaluates recommendations for Distinguished Emeritus/Emerita status, within the guidelines established by the Board of Trustees.
  2. The committee may recommend criteria for eligibility to Distinguished Emeritus/Emerita status.
  3. The committee may recommend the privileges and rewards accompanying Distinguished Emeritus/Emerita status.
  4. The committee is responsible for publicizing the existence of the Distinguished Emeritus/Emerita honor.



The committee consists of the Provost who will serve as chair, one tenured associate or full professor from each college, and two tenured at-large members. Members, other than the chair, are appointed by the Faculty Senate for rotating three-year terms.



Provost - Chair

Steve Runge, Chair


Faculty Senate Appointments

Member College Term
Joe McGarrity COB 2016
Patty Kohler-Evans COE 2016
Karen Steelman CNSM 2017
Raymond Frontain CLA 2017
Bruce Hutchinson CFAC 2018
Tina Mankey CHBS 2018
Brian Massey FAC, At Large 2017
John Choinski NSM, At Large 2017


Meetings: on call

Reports to: President

Send minutes to: Chair of the Committee on Committees

Page last updated: September 8, 2015