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
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: August 27, 2015