Membership in the Student Success and Retention Council is intended to be balanced and broadly representative and to provide for continuity and follow-through. In the table that follows, numbers in square brackets refer to the notes below.

Executive Vice President and Provost (Chair)Michael HargisEx OfficioV [3]
Faculty Senate PresidentTaine DuncanEx Officio05/2018V
Faculty Senate Vice PresidentRahul MehtaEx Officio05/2018V
Staff Senate PresidentErica RubleEx Officio06/2018V
SGA PresidentHershila LalluEx Officio05/2018V
Associate Vice President, Institutional DiversityAngela Webster SmithEx OfficioV
Director, New Student ProgramsLindsey ShurleyEx OfficioV
Director, Counseling CenterSusan SobelEx OfficioV
Director, Housing and Residence LifeStephanie McBrayerEx OfficioV
Director, Admission and Enrollment ServicesCourtney BryantEx OfficioV
Director, Academic Advising CenterLeigh Ann DenHartogEx OfficioV
Director, Student Financial AidCheryl LyonsEx OfficioV
Director, Office of Student SuccessJulia Winden FeyEx OfficioV
Director, UCA CoreJacob HeldEx OfficioV
Director, University CollegeAmy BaldwinEx OfficioV
Director, Institutional ResearchAmber HallEx OfficioV
At-Large Faculty RepresentativePatricia Smith3 years [4]05/2018V
At-Large Faculty RepresentativeTami Phillips3 years05/2019V
At-Large Faculty RepresentativeTina Murdock3 years05/2020V


Note 1. Describing a term of membership as “ex officio” indicates that the member named serves in this role as long as she/he holds the UCA position indicated. It does not mean that the member is non-voting.

Note 2. V/NV: voting or non-voting.

Note 3. As is customary, the chair votes only in the event of a tie.

Note 4. The at-large faculty members, appointed by the Faculty Senate, serve staggered terms. The length of the initial terms was determined by drawing lots (1, 2, or 3 years).

Membership list updated: June 4, 2015