Retention Committee

Charge: To serve as an advisory group to the president regarding retention issues. More specifically, the committee is charged with researching retention issues nationally and on campus, informing the president of key issues, and making recommendations regarding possible response options to the issues.

Annual Report and Presentation: The Faculty Senate requests that this committee provide a written report to the Faculty Senate by November 15 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.

Membership: Eight faculty members appointed by the Faculty Senate for rotating four-year terms (one representative from each of the six colleges, one representative from among faculty who teach in exemplary studies, and one representative from among faculty who teach in transitional studies); Representative from Student Affairs; Director of Student Activities; Director of Affirmative Action; Director of Institutional Research; Director of Counseling Center; Director of Housing; Representative from Admissions. Committee Chair is appointed by the President.

Member Term Title
Robert Parrent Permanent Chair, Presidential Appointment
Mike Hargis (BUS) 2015 Faculty Senate Appointment
VACANT (ED) Faculty Senate Appointment
VACANT (FAC) Faculty Senate Appointment
VACANT (HBS) Faculty Senate Appointment
Jesse Butler (LA) 2015 Faculty Senate Appointment
VACANT (NSM) Faculty Senate Appointment
Phil Frana 2015 Faculty Senate Appointment
VACANT (UC) Faculty Senate Appointment
Hank Phelps Permanent Representative, Student Affairs
 Permanent Director of Affirmative Action
Amber Hall Permanent Director of Institutional Research
Ernie Ness Permanent Director of Counseling Center
Penny Hatfield Permanent Representative, Admissions
Kendra Regehr Permanent Director of Student Activities
Stephanie McBrayer Permanent Director of Housing

Meetings: on call

Reports to: President

Send minutes to: Chair of the Committee on Committees          �

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