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Committee Structure

Committee Structure (printer-friendly PDF)
 

Steering Committee

  • Ms. Virginia Kinman, Electronic Resources Librarian and Director, SACS Reaffirmation (Chair)
  • Ms. Darlene Bratcher, Director, Conferences and Scheduling
  • Ms. Melinda Fowlkes, Assistant Dean, College of Business and Economics
  • Dr. Edward Kinman, Interim Assistant Dean, Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences
  • Dr. Tony Koyzis, Dean, Graduate and Extended Studies
  • Ms. Onie McKenzie, Associate Dean for Student Affairs
  • Dr. Ken Perkins, Executive Assistant to the President for Student Success
  • Ms. Angela Stimpson, Manager, Facilities Administrative Services
  • Dr. Wayne White, Associate Dean, College of Education and Human Services
  • Dr. Ling Whitworth, Director, Assessment and Institutional Research

Ms. Teresa Irish, Administrative Assistant, SACS Office (Administrative Support)

Part III Subcommittees

Subcommittee 1: Qualified Personnel

  • Dr. Chuck Ross, Dean, Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences (Chair)
  • Dr. Jackie Hall, Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • Ms. Eva Philbeck, Budget Manager, Academic Affairs
  • Dr. Peggy Tarpley, Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Education and Special Education

Administrative Review

Dr. Wayne McWee, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Principles

2.8        The number of full-time faculty members is adequate to support the mission of the institution and to ensure the quality and integrity of its academic programs.   

3.2.8     The institution has qualified administrative and academic officers with the experience, competence, and capacity to lead the institution.   

3.4.11   For each major in a degree program, the institution assigns responsibility for program coordination, as well as for curriculum development and review, to persons academically qualified in the field. In those degree programs for which the institution does not identify a major, this requirement applies to a curricular area or concentration.         

Subcommittee 2: Institutional Effectiveness of Educational Programs

  • Dr. Jeannine Perry, Interim Assistant Dean of Graduate and Extended Studies (Chair)
  • Dr. Mc Amoss, Professor of French
  • Dr. Jennifer Capaldo, Assistant Professor of Voice
  • Ms. Melinda Fowlkes, Assistant Dean, College of Business and Economics
  • Dr. Edward Kinman, Interim Assistant Dean, Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences
  • Dr. Wayne White, Associate Dean, College of Education and Human Services

Administrative Review

Dr. Ling Whitworth, Director, Assessment and Institutional Research

Principles

3.3.1     The institution identifies expected outcomes, assesses the extent to which it achieves these outcomes, and provides evidence of improvement based on analysis of the results in the following area:  3.3.1.1 educational programs, to include student learning outcomes.

Subcommittee 3: Educational Programs

  • Dr. Susan Lynch, Associate Professor of Therapeutic Recreation (Chair)
  • Dr. Deneese Jones, Dean, College of Education and Human Services
  • Dr. Edward Kinman, Interim Assistant Dean, Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences
  • Dr. David Lehr, Associate Professor of Economics
  • Dr. Michelle Parry, Associate Professor of Physics

Administrative Review

Dr. Wayne McWee, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Principles

4.1        The institution evaluates success with respect to student achievement including, as appropriate, consideration of course completion, state licensing examinations, and job placement rates.          

4.2        The institution's curriculum is directly related and appropriate to the purpose and goals of the institution and the diplomas certificates, or degrees awarded.

4.4        Program length is appropriate for each of the institution's educational programs.

Subcommittee 4: Student Support Programs

  • Ms. Sarah Whitley, Director, First Year Experience (Chair)
  • Ms. Liz Kocevar-Weidinger, Instruction/Reference Services Librarian
  • Ms. Onie McKenzie, Associate Dean for Student Affairs
  • Ms. Michelle Meadows, Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Enhancement
  • Mr. Matt Scruggs, Residence Education Coordinator, Cox/Wheeler
  • Dr. Pam Tracy, Associate Professor of Communication Studies
  • Ms. Pat Delaney, Executive Secretary, Dean of Students (Recorder)

Administrative Review

Dr. Tim Pierson, Vice President for Student Affairs

Principles

2.10      The institution provides student support programs, services, and activities consistent with its mission.

Subcommittee 5: Student Complaints

  • Dr. Rick Chassey, Director, Honor and Judicial Programs (Chair)
  • Ms. Jennifer Cox, Residence Education Coordinator, Longwood Landings
  • Mr. Russell Dove, Administrative Sergeant, Public Safety
  • Ms. Alecia Knox, Technical Specialist, Registration Office
  • Dr. Melanie Marks, Professor of Economics
  • Ms. Onie McKenzie, Associate Dean for Student Affairs
  • Ms. Angela Stimpson, Manager, Facilities Administrative Services
  • Ms. Pat Delaney, Executive Secretary, Dean of Students (Recorder)

Administrative Review

Dr. Tim Pierson, Vice President for Student Affairs

Principles

4.5        The institution has adequate procedures for addressing written student complaints and is responsible for demonstrating that it follows those procedures when resolving student complaints.

Subcommittee 6: Presentation of Policies

  • Dr. Bill Stuart, Associate Professor of Communication Studies (Chair)
  • Dr. Brett Hursey, Assistant Professor of English
  • Ms. Rebecca Sturgill, Director, Learning Center

Administrative Review

Dr. Ken Perkins, Executive Assistant to the President for Student Success

Principles

3.4.3     The institution publishes admissions policies that are consistent with its mission.  

4.6        Recruitment materials and presentations accurately represent the institution's practices and policies.          

4.3        The institution makes available to students and the public current academic calendars, grading policies, and refund policies.

Subcommittee 7: Physical Facilities

  • Ms. Louise Waller, Space Planning and Real Property Manager (Chair)
  • Mr. Ken Copeland, Executive Director, Longwood Real Estate Foundation
  • Mr. Doug Howell, Associate Director of Housing
  • Ms. Alison Kendrick, Senior Instructional Design Technician
  • Mr. Matt McGregor, Associate Dean for Wellness and Director, Campus Recreation

Administrative Review

Mr. Dick Bratcher, Vice President of Facilities Management and Real Property

Principles

3.11.3   The institution operates and maintains physical facilities, both on and off campus, that appropriately serve the needs of the institution's educational programs, support services, and other mission-related activities.

Subcommittee 8: Financial Aid

  • Ms. Karen Schinabeck, Director of Financial Aid (Chair)
  • Ms. Joanna Baker, Assistant Dean, Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences
  • Ms. Melissa Davis, Financial Aid Counselor
  • Ms. Ellen Masters, Associate Director, Academic and Career Advising Center
  • Ms. Rebecca Sturgill, Director, Learning Center
  • Ms. Karin Warner, Accounts Receivable Manager

Administrative Review

Ms. Kathy Worster, Vice President for Administration and Finance

Principles

4.7       The institution is in compliance with its program responsibilities under Title IV of the 1998 Higher Education Amendments. The institution audits financial aid programs as required by federal and state regulations. (also 3.10.3)