Public Appearances Committee


Coordinates the work of and establishes the policies for the Public Appearances Series at the university. The series, which includes a variety of lectures, art exhibits, dramatic productions, and concerts, is intended not only to provide entertainment, but to enrich the cultural and educational atmosphere of the university community.


  1. Four faculty members selected by the Faculty Senate.
  2. Two staff members selected by the Staff Senate.
  3. Six students selected by the Student Senate.

The faculty and staff positions are for rotating three year terms; students serve one year terms. The chair is named by the President.

Member Term Title
Jerry Biebesheimer Permanent Chair, Presidential Appointment
Blake Tyson (FAC) 2017 Faculty Senate Appointment
Kevin Browne (FAC) 2016 Faculty Senate Appointment
Zaida Gomez-Kramer (NSM) 2017 Faculty Senate Appointment
Adam Frank (Unaffiliated) 2018 Faculty Senate Appointment
Kimberly Ashley-Pauley 2018 Staff Senate Appointment
Jack Philiips 2016 Staff Senate Appointment
Paul McKay Student Senate Appointment
Bryce Woods Student Senate Appointment
Stephanie Higginbotham Student Senate Appointment
Carly Riggins Student Senate Appointment
Kaitlyn Thompson Student Senate Appointment
Halle Erwin Student Senate Appointment



On call.

Reports to

Vice President for Development and Institutional Advancement


Send agenda and minutes to: Chair of the Committee on Committees

Page last updated:  August 27, 2015