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 this honor.


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



Member College Term
Patricia Poulter, Chair  Provost Permanent
David McCalman COB 2023
Tammy Benson COE 2025
Bill Taylor CNSM 2023
Jessie Hornbrook CAHSS 2024
Leah Lowe CHBS 2024
Bryan Massey CAHSS, At Large 2023
Victoria McDonald CNSM, At Large 2023



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