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
Kadascia Dykes 2016 Student Senate Appointment
Jaila Brown 2016 Student Senate Appointment
Ryan Pfaff 2016 Student Senate Appointment
Abby Bryant 2016 Student Senate Appointment
Sarah Grace Brown 2016 Student Senate Appointment
David Beale 2016 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:  September 30, 2015