Committees

The Committee on Facilities reviews and evaluates policies concerning campus planning, the use of University land and facilities, and campus safety and recommends necessary changes to the Council and the President.
Committee on Facilities
  1. Membership
    Faculty: One voting member of the Committee on Facilities shall be elected from the faculty of each School or College. In addition to these faculty members, the Committee shall include six voting members elected from and by the elected faculty members of the University Council. Faculty elected from the Schools and Colleges shall serve three-year terms. Faculty elected from the Council shall also serve three-year terms, even if their term of membership on the University Council expires prior to their term of service on this committee.
    Students: Two undergraduate students and one graduate/professional student shall be elected as Committee members from and by the student members of the University Council. These students shall serve a one-year term as voting members.
    Staff: One staff member, elected by the Staff Council, shall serve a three-year term as a voting member.
    Administration: The Associate Vice President for Physical Plant, the Chief of the UGA Police Department, the Director of University Architects for Facilities Planning, the Director of Institutional Research, the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, the Vice President for Instruction, and the Vice President for Student Affairs shall serve as voting members.
    Committee on Facilities Chair: The Chair of the Committee on Facilities shall be elected each year from among the faculty and staff members elected from the University Council and Staff Council, respectively.
  2. Duties
    1. To review and evaluate policies concerning campus planning, the use of University land and facilities, and campus safety and to recommend necessary changes to the Council, the President, and appropriate offices.
Byron Freeman
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Beach, Warren College of Pharmacy 2020
Beisswenger, Mary School of Law 2022
Bettinger, Pete Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources 2020
Calabria, Jon College of Environment & Design 2020
Capuozzo, Bob College of Education 2021
Carpenter, Tina Terry College of Business 2019
Darden, Gwynne (Ex-Officio) Associate VP, Facilities Planning Office Indefinite
Franchini, Caitlin Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
Freeman, Byron (Chair) Odum School of Ecology 2022
Gerlach, Chris Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2021
Jarrett, Carla University Council Representative 2020
Johnson, Ralph (Ex-Officio) Associate VP Facilities Management Division Indefinite
Kelley, Laura Staff Counci Representative 2020
Klute, Paul (Ex-Officio) Director, Institutional Research Indefinite
Kong, Fanbin College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Leigh, David University Council Representative 2019
Masciadri, Milton Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
McClung, James University Council Representative 2019
Morris, Libby (Ex-Officio) Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost Indefinite
Nackerud, Larry School of Social Work 2019
Palmer, Lance College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2019
Reap, James The Graduate School 2019
Reinberger, Mark University Council Representative 2019
Ribak, Nadav Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
Shetterley, Karen University Council Representative 2020
Shrivastav, Rahul (Ex-Officio) Vice President for Instruction Indefinite
Silk, Daniel (Ex-Officio) UGA Chief of Police Indefinite
Smith, Amanda University Council Representative 2020
Vining, Richard School of Public & International Affairs 2021
Wang, Jia-Sheng College of Public Health 2022
Williams, Susan College of Veterinary Medicine 2019
Wilson, Victor (Ex-Officio) Vice President for Student Affairs Indefinite
Yao, Kun College of Engineering 2021
The Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics meets with the Athletic Director of the Athletic Association to review policies and plans pertinent to the University program of student involvement in intercollegiate athletics; meets with the Associate Athletic Director for Student Services and the Compliance Coordinator of the University of Georgia Athletic Association to review admission and transfer criteria for student athletes and the University of Georgia’s compliance with NCAA rules and regulations. The Committee also reports to Council on the academic progress of student-athletes at least once a semester; provides an annual written review of the Academic Support Group of the Athletic Association, mandated by the NCAA; formulates and recommends to the Council and the Athletic Association any changes in the present University program of intercollegiate athletics.
Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics
  1. Membership
    Faculty: Nine voting members shall be on the Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics. Of these nine members, one shall be the University Council representative to the UGA Athletic Association Board of Directors serving on the Executive Committee of the Board, and one shall be the Faculty Athletics Representative appointed by the President. Seven members shall be elected from and by the elected faculty members of the University Council and shall serve three-year terms, even if their term of membership on the University Council expires prior to their term of service on this committee.
    Students: One undergraduate student and one graduate/professional student shall be elected as Committee members from and by the student members of the University Council. In addition, the President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council shall serve on the Committee. The elected students shall serve a one-year term as voting members.
    Administration: The Athletic Director, or an appointed representative, shall be a non-voting member.
    Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics Chair: The Chair of the Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics shall be elected each year from among the faculty members with academic rank on the Committee. However, the Faculty Athletics Representative appointed by the President is not eligible to serve as Chair.
  2. Duties
    1. To meet with the Athletic Director of the University of Georgia Athletic Association to review the Athletic Association policies and plans pertinent to the University program of student involvement in intercollegiate athletics.
    2. To meet with the Associate Athletic Director for Student Services and the Compliance Coordinator of the University of Georgia Athletic Association to review admission and transfer criteria for student athletes and the University of Georgia’s compliance with NCAA rules and regulations. The Committee will report to Council on the academic progress of student-athletes at least once a semester.
    3. To provide an annual written review of the Academic Support Group of the Athletic Association, mandated by the NCAA. The review will consist of the results of interviews with academic counselors, student-athletes, and an evaluation of the facilities and policies of the Academic Support Unit.
    4. To formulate and recommend to the Council and the Athletic Association any changes in the present University program of intercollegiate athletics.
Victoria Hasko
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Burke, Kevin College of Education 2019
Chavis, Stacey Graduate/Professional Student Representative 2019
Fresk, Kara Division of Student Affairs 2021
Hasko, Victoria (Chair) Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Liggett, Sharon Office of Public Service & Outreach 2020
Poulsen, Annette Athletic Association Executive Committee Representative 2019
Ransom, Stephanie (Ex-Officio) Athletic Director Appointed Representative Indefinite
Shen, Ye College of Public Health 2021
Shipley, David Faculty Athletics Representative Indefinite
Sumner, Maxwell Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
Tolley, Beth College of Education 2019
Wilhelm, Teena School of Public & International Affairs 2021
The Committee on Statutes, Bylaws, and Committees reviews the Statutes of the University and the Bylaws of the University Council for possible changes in intent and wording; receives and considers suggestions for changes in the Statutes and Bylaws that may be made by the Executive Committee, any other standing committees, or any member of the Council; provides oversight to the Council secretary in providing for elections to standing committees.
Committee on Statutes, Bylaws, and Committees
  1. Membership
    Faculty: Of the five voting members on the Committee on Statutes, Bylaws, and Committees, four shall be elected from and by the elected faculty members of the University Council. The fifth member shall be the immediate past Chair of the Executive Committee, and this member shall serve a one-year term. The other members shall serve three-year terms, even if their term of membership on the University Council expires prior to their term of service on this committee.
    Committee on Statutes, Bylaws, and Committees Chair: The Chair of the Committee on Statutes, Bylaws, and Committees shall be elected each year from among the faculty members with academic rank on the Committee.
  2. Duties
    1. To review, at least annually, the Statutes of the University and the Bylaws of the University Council for possible changes in intent and wording. Changes will be recommended to the Executive Committee for appropriate action by the Council.
    2. To receive and consider suggestions for changes in the Statutes and Bylaws that may be made by the Executive Committee, any of the other standing committees, or any member of the Council. Changes will be forwarded to the Executive Committee for appropriate action.
    3. To provide oversight to the Secretary of the Council in providing for elections to standing committees.
Scott Pegan
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Frick, Janet Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Pegan, Scott (Chair) Past Chair of the Executive Committee 2019
Poulsen, Annette Terry College of Business 2020
Shipley, David School of Law 2020
Weeks Leonard, Elizabeth School of Law 2019
The Committee on Student Life recommends to the Council rules and regulations affecting student life, activities, and behavior; investigates and reports on any student issue which the Council may wish the Committee to consider or which the Committee itself believes worthy of consideration; provides advice, as needed, to the Student Affairs Departments on non-academic student petitions; advises the Division of Student Affairs, especially on long-range planning, and advocates on behalf of the Division.
Committee on Student Life
  1. Membership
    Faculty: Nine voting members of the Committee on Student Life shall be elected from and by the elected faculty members of the University Council. Among these nine members, at least one and not more than two, must come from the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and no more than one may come from any other School or College. Faculty shall serve three-year terms, even if their term of membership on the University Council expires prior to their term of service on this committee.
    Students: Six students, at least one of whom must be a graduate/professional student, shall be elected from and by the student members of the University Council. These students shall serve a one-year term as voting members.
    Staff: Two staff members, elected by the Staff Council, shall serve three-year terms as voting members.
    Administration: The Vice President for Student Affairs shall serve as a voting member.
    Committee on Student Life Chair: The Chair of the Committee on Student Life shall be elected each year from among the faculty members with academic rank on the Committee.
  2. Duties
    1. To recommend to the Council rules and regulations affecting student life, activities, and behavior.
    2. To investigate and report on any student issue which the Council may wish the Committee to consider or which the Committee itself believes worthy of consideration.
    3. To have members provide advice, as needed, to the Student Affairs Departments on non-academic student petitions.
    4. To advise the Division of Students Affairs, especially on long-range planning, and advocate on behalf of the Division.
Jennifer Samp
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Ahern, Christine Staff Counci Representative 2019
Chavis, Stacey Graduate/Professional Student Representative 2019
Claudio, Charley Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
Dellaria, Nancy College of Education 2021
Devaney, Sheila Office of the Senior VP for Academic Affairs & Provost 2020
Durham, Stephan College of Engineering 2019
Flowers, Rachel Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
Hernandez, Sonia College of Veterinary Medicine 2019
Hunt-Hurst, Patti College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2020
Husain, Huzefa Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
James, Kevin Staff Council Representative 2019
Martin-Williams, Jean Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Poulsen, Annette Terry College of Business 2019
Samp, Jennifer (Chair) Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Story, Jessica Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
Turner, Kari College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Williams, Jackson Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
Wilson, Victor (Ex-Officio) Vice President for Student Affairs Indefinite
The Council shall elect faculty members to the Board of Directors of the Georgia Athletic Association in accordance with the Statutes of the Georgia Athletic Association. These faculty must be members of the University Council at the time of their election.
Council Representatives to the Georgia Athletic Association Board
  • Appointments by the Council to Other Positions
    The Council shall elect faculty members to the Board of Directors of the Georgia Athletic Association in accordance with the Statutes of the Georgia Athletic Association. These faculty must be members of the University Council at the time of their election.
Determined by the board. For more information, please contact this committee.
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Grey, Timothy College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Joye, Samantha Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Poulsen, Annette Terry College of Business 2019
The Council shall elect faculty members to the Board of Directors of The University of Georgia Research Foundation in accordance with the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws of the UGARF.
Council Representatives to the UGA Research Foundation
  • Appointments by the Council to Other Positions
    The Council shall elect faculty members to the Board of Directors of The University of Georgia Research Foundation in accordance with the Statutes of the UGARF. These faculty must be members of the University Council at the time of their election.
Determined by the board. For more information, please contact this committee.
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Altizer, Sonia Odum School of Ecology 2019
Joye, Samantha Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
McDowell, Jennifer Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
The University Curriculum Committee reviews all changes in course offerings; reviews recommendations from the schools/colleges regarding the establishment, major modification, or discontinuance of any degree program; advises the Council and the President on the establishment or discontinuance of schools and colleges; considers and recommends to the Council action on other curricula matters which may affect the University as a whole or relations between two or more schools or colleges.
Curriculum Committee
  1. Membership
    Faculty: One voting member of the Curriculum Committee shall be elected from the faculty of each School or College, except for the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, which shall have two faculty members, one representing the Sciences and the other the Arts and Humanities. Faculty must hold the terminal degree for their discipline. Faculty may be elected from within or outside the University Council and shall serve three-year terms.
    Students: One undergraduate and one graduate/professional student shall be elected as Committee members by the student members of the University Council. The student members of the Curriculum Committee may be elected from within or outside the University Council. They shall serve a one-year term as voting members.
    Administration: The Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, or an appointed representative, shall be a non-voting member.
    Curriculum Committee Chair: The Chair of the Curriculum Committee shall be elected at the last meeting of each year from among the faculty members with academic rank on the Committee by those with voting privileges. The Chair of the Curriculum Committee shall vote on committee matters only in the case of a tie. Upon election of the Chair, a replacement faculty representative shall be elected from the Chair's School or College.
  2. Duties
    1. To review all changes in course offerings, although the primary responsibility for initiating the modification, addition, and deletion of courses shall reside with the various schools and colleges.
    2. To review recommendations from the various schools and colleges regarding the establishment, major modification, including the change of the name of a course, section, division or department, or discontinuance of any degree program and to recommend action to the University Council.
    3. To advise the Council and the President on the establishment or discontinuance of schools or colleges in the University.
    4. To consider and recommend to the Council action on other curricula matters which may affect the University as a whole or relations between two or more schools or colleges.
John Maerz
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Altizer, Sonia Odum School of Ecology 2019
Beck, Randy School of Law 2020
Berejikian, Jeffrey School of Public & International Affairs 2021
Briggs, Harold School of Social Work 2021
Crumsey Forde, Jasmine Odum School of Ecology 2022
Dahlen, Joseph Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources 2021
Davis, Brad College of Environment & Design 2020
Elyaman, Ali Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
Evans, Jonathan Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Faison, Morgan College of Education 2020
Gooner, Rich Terry College of Business 2020
Hamilton, Jay Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2020
Hunt-Hurst, Patti College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2021
Little, Elizabeth College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2019
Maerz, John (Chair) Chair of the Curriculum Committee 2021
Medlock, Amy The Graduate School 2020
Morris, Libby (Ex-Officio) Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost Indefinite
Sanchez, Susan College of Veterinary Medicine 2021
Schirmer, Trenton Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Southwood, Robin College of Pharmacy 2019
Tollner, William College of Engineering 2021
Tompkins, Chasity Interim Graduate/Professional Student Representative 2019
Zimeri, Anne Marie College of Publich Health 2019
The Educational Affairs Committee considers and recommends to the Council educational policies (registration, course scheduling, class times and periods, academic advising) and proposes for Council approval each academic calendar. This committee also hears academic student appeals.
Educational Affairs Committee
  1. Membership
    Faculty: Faculty shall serve three-year terms, even if their term of office on the University Council expires prior to their term of service on this committee.
    Students: One undergraduate student and one graduate/professional student shall be elected as Committee members from and by the student members of the University Council. These students shall serve a one-year term as voting members.
    Administration: The Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, or an appointed representative, shall be a voting member.
    Educational Affairs Committee Chair: The Chair of the Educational Affairs Committee shall be elected at the last meeting of each year from among the faculty members on the Committee.
    Faculty with academic rank: Eleven voting members shall be elected from and by the elected faculty members with academic rank on the University Council. The distribution of representation among the schools and colleges shall be reexamined every three years, taking into consideration the proportion of undergraduate enrollment. Currently, the representation shall be as follows:
    • Franklin College of Arts and Sciences - 3 members
    • Terry College of Business - 1 member
    • College of Education - 1 member
    • College of Family and Consumer Sciences - 1 member
    • Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication - 1 member
    • School of Public and International Affairs - 1 member
    • College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources - 1 member
    • College of Environment and Design, College of Public Health, School of Social Work, and Odum School of Ecology - 1 member
    • College of Pharmacy, College of Veterinary Medicine, School of Law, and College of Engineering - 1 member
  2. Duties
    1. To consider and recommend to the Council educational policies dealing with registration procedures, class times and periods, academic advising, and the like.
    2. To consider and recommend to the Vice President for Instruction, by conclusion of the Fall semester, an academic calendar formed in part with the input of the University Council.
    3. To hear academic student petitions, including grade appeals.
    4. To hear from the Division of Academic Enhancement Student Issues Committee.
Mark Farmer
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Biesecker, Barbara Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Chalk, Dannie Graduate/Professional Student Representative 2019
Chatterjee, Santanu Terry College of Business 2020
Chess, Shira Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2021
Cooper, Diane College of Education 2019
Farmer, Mark (Chair) Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Lewis, Steven Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Lewis, Denise College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2020
McDaniel, Matthew Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
Morris, Libby (Ex-Officio) Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost Indefinite
Sawhill, Ronald College of Environment & Design 2020
Wilhelm, Teena School of Public & International Affairs 2020
Williams, Susan College of Veterinary Medicine 2020
Williams-Woodward, Jean College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
The Executive Committee considers proposals to be placed on the University Council agenda. It is the responsibility of this committee to accept or reject items received from the various standing committees, among other entities, to be placed on a given Council agenda. This committee also considers and reports to the Council on any issue affecting the general welfare of the University; recommends for the Council’s approval the formation of any ad hoc committees as it deems necessary; oversees the activities of the Council and ensures that the Bylaws are fulfilled faithfully each year. This committee is also responsible for filling appointments to various committees and associations on campus.
University Council Executive CommitteeThe agenda and other pertinent materials shall be distributed electronically to each Council member and posted on the Council web site at least ten days prior to any Council meeting. An e-mail notice containing the link to the agenda will be sent to Faculty, Staff, and Student listservs.
  1. Membership
    Faculty: One voting member of the University Council Executive Committee shall be elected from the faculty of each School or College, except for the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (which shall have two members), the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences (which shall have four members), and the College of Education (which shall have two members). Faculty on the Executive Committee shall be elected from and by the University Council faculty representatives of their respective Schools or Colleges and shall serve three-year terms, even if their term of membership on the University Council expires prior to their term of service on this committee.Students: The president of the Student Government Association and the president of the Graduate Student Association shall serve as voting members.
    Staff: The President of the UGA Staff Council shall serve as a voting member.
    Administration: The Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and the Secretary of the Council shall serve as voting members.
    Executive Committee Chair: The Chair of the Executive Committee shall be the immediate past Chair-Elect of the Executive Committee. Each year the Executive Committee shall choose a new Chair-Elect from among the elected faculty members of the Committee who have at least one year of previous service on the Executive Committee (which could be from a previous term) and at least two years remaining on their committee term.  The Chair shall serve as Grand Marshal of the University, shall represent the faculty of the University on the University System of Georgia Faculty Council and the Southeastern Conference Academic Consortium Faculty Senate Leaders, and shall be an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association and an ex-officio voting trustee of the University of Georgia Foundation.  With the advice of the members of the Executive Committee, the Chair shall constitute and charge any ad hoc committees approved by the Council.
  2. Duties
    1. To consider and recommend to the University Council educational policies within the powers of the Council under Article V, Section 2 of the Statutes of The University of Georgia.
    2. To consider and report to the University Council on any issue affecting the general welfare of the University or that concerns one or more schools or colleges when such issues have been presented to the Executive Committee either by a member of the Council, of the University faculty, or by an elected faculty senate or forum of any one of the schools or colleges, and when such issues fall within the powers of the University Council as defined by Article V, Section 2 of the Statutes of The University of Georgia.
    3. To fill unexpired terms on any standing committees of the Council. When filling a committee vacancy formerly occupied by an elected representative of a particular school or college, the Executive Committee shall seek the recommendation of that school or college concerning a suitable replacement.
    4. To confirm the members of the Program Review and Assessment Committee in accordance with the University’s Program Review Policy.
    5. Appoint members to the Columns Forum Committee and a faculty representative to the UGA Retiree Association.
    6. To recommend for the Council's approval such ad hoc committees as it deems necessary.
    7. To receive and prepare agenda items for the Council, in any of the following ways:
      1. Items received from the President will be placed on the agenda.
      2. Items received from any of the standing or ad hoc committees of the Council, including the Executive Committee, will be placed on the agenda unless the Committee decides, by a two-thirds majority vote, to refer the item back to committee.
      3. Items received from the faculty of any of the schools or colleges of the University or from the duly constituted representative body of any school or college.
      4. Items received from the Staff Council.
      5. Items received from the official governing organization of the student body.
      6. Items from any person or group not provided for above. The Executive Committee, by majority vote, will refer items received under this section and c, d, and e, above, to the appropriate standing committee, unless unusual or urgent circumstances merit prompt presentation to the Council.
      7. Items presented to the Committee endorsed by the signatures of fifty or more faculty members will appear on the agenda.
      8. Items approved by two-thirds vote of the University Council may be placed on the agenda of the Council.
    8. To act, in matters of particular urgency, on behalf of the full Council, as authorized under Article V, Section 2 (f) of the Statutes of the University of Georgia.  Actions taken in this manner shall be reported to the Council at its next meeting and confirmed or revoked by a majority vote.
    9. To oversee the activities of the Council and to ensure that it implement and observe faithfully the provisions of these bylaws.
Andy Owsiak
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Adams, Malcolm Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Burke, Kevin College of Education 2021
Cabrera, Miguel The Graduate School 2021
Carson, Jim Terry College of Business 2021
Chalk, Dannie President, Graduate Student Association 2019
Cooper, Jamie College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2020
Durham, Stephan College of Engineering 2021
Grand-Jean, Ammishaddai President, Student Government Association 2019
Hansen, Nathan College of Public Health 2020
Hasko, Victoria Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Herist, Keith College of Pharmacy 2021
Himelboim, Itai Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2021
Holladay, Steven College of Veterinary Medicine 2021
Liken, Fiona (Ex-Officio) Registrar Indefinite
Miller, Shari School of Social Work 2021
Mize, Marie President, UGA Staff Council 2019
Morris, Libby (Ex-Officio) Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost Indefinite
Nesbit, Scott College of Environment & Design 2020
Nibbelink, Nate Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resoruces 2021
Oliver, Kerry College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2022
Owsiak, Andy (Chair) School of Public & International Affairs 2019
Rosemond, Amy Odum School of Ecology 2022
Santesso, Esra Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Santus, Nina College of Education 2021
Shipley, David School of Law 2021
Smith, Amanda College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Yager, Patricia Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
The Faculty Admissions Committee establishes policies for undergraduate admissions; provides recommendations concerning the admission to the University of any student not meeting minimum admission requirements; monitors and enforces policies and procedures for the admission of students to Developmental Studies, a component of Academic Enhancement; monitors policies and procedures by which students exit Developmental Studies and gain admission to standard University programs; requires the President to inform in writing the Faculty Admissions Committee and the Executive Committee the reasons for not accepting a recommendation from the Faculty Admissions Committee.
Faculty Admissions Committee
  1. Membership
    Faculty with academic rank: One voting member of the Faculty Admissions Committee shall be elected from the faculty with academic rank of each School or College which enrolls undergraduate students, except for the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, which shall have three members. Faculty may be elected from within or outside the University Council and shall serve three-year terms.
    Students: One student shall be elected as a Committee member from and by the student members of the University Council. This student shall serve a one-year term as a voting member.
    Administration: The Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, the Vice President for Instruction, the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Director of the Honors Program, the Director of Institutional Research, and one representative each from Counseling and Psychological Services, University Testing Services, and the Academic Enhancement program shall serve as non-voting members.
    Faculty Admissions Committee Chair: The Chair of the Faculty Admissions Committee shall be elected each year from among the elected faculty members on the Committee by those with voting privileges.
  2. Duties
    1. To establish policies for undergraduate admissions, with the advice and consent of the President.
    2. To provide recommendations concerning the admission to the University of any student not meeting minimum admission requirements, and in the case of approval to justify each such admission in writing to the Executive Committee.
    3. With the assistance of a committee of Academic Enhancement faculty, to monitor and enforce policies and procedures for the admission of students to Developmental Studies, a component of Academic Enhancement. Authority for admissions to Developmental Studies shall rest with the Faculty Admissions Committee.
    4. To monitor policies and procedures by which students exit Developmental Studies and gain admission to standard University programs.
    5. To require the President to inform in writing the Faculty Admissions Committee and the Executive Committee the reasons for not accepting a recommendation from the Faculty Admissions Committee.
Jennifer Gay
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Arabnia, Hamid Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Berejikian, Jeffrey School of Public & International Affairs 2020
Chepyator-Thomson, Rose College of Education 2020
Connelly, Scott Odum School of Ecology 2019
Dove, Robert College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2022
Gay, Jennifer (Chair) College of Public Health 2022
Hagood, Chase (Ex-Officio) Director, Division of Academic Enhancement Indefinite
Hsu, Hui-Chin College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2019
Klute, Paul (Ex-Officio) Director, Institutional Research Indefinite
Kutal, Charles Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Lastrapes, William Terry College of Business 2020
Leverett, Yvette (Ex-Officio) Coordinator, University Testing Services Indefinite
Mallon, Anthony School of Social Work 2019
Marsh, Charlene Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
Morris, Libby (Ex-Officio) Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost Indefinite
Panetta, Ed Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Pjesivac, Ivanka Grady College of Jounalism & Mass Communication 2020
Shrivastav, Rahul (Ex-Officio) Vice President for Instruction Indefinite
Song, WenZhan College of Engineering 2021
Spooner, David College of Environment & Design 2020
White, Catherine College of Pharmacy 2019
Wilde, Susan Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources 2020
Williams, David (Ex-Officio) Director of Honors Program Indefinite
Wilson, Victor (Ex-Officio) Vice President for Student Affairs Indefinite
Winter, Patrick (Ex-Officio) Director of Undergraduate Admissions Indefinite
Zanone, Charles (Ex-Officio) Director, Counseling & Psychological Services Indefinite
The Faculty Affairs Committee reviews and recommends policies on matters of faculty concern related to faculty productivity and evaluation, including but not limited to activities and programs, appointment, promotion and tenure, post tenure review, and academic freedom.
Faculty Affairs Committee
  1. Membership
    Faculty with academic rank: One voting member of the Faculty Affairs Committee shall be elected from the faculty with academic rank of each School or College, except for the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (which shall have two members), the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences (which shall have four members), and the College of Education (which shall have two members). Faculty who represent Schools and Colleges shall be elected from and by the elected faculty members of the University Council representing those Schools and Colleges and shall serve three-year terms, even if their term of membership on the University Council expires prior to their term of service on this committee.
    Faculty Affairs Committee Chair: The Chair of the Faculty Affairs Committee shall be elected each year from among the members on the Committee.
  2. Duties
    1. To review and recommend policies on matters of faculty concern related to faculty productivity and evaluation, including but not limited to activities and programs, appointment, promotion and tenure, post tenure review and academic freedom.
Barbara Biesecker
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Bakker, Ryan School of Public & International Affairs 2019
Bierema, Laura College of Education 2021
Biesecker, Barbara (Chair) Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Briggs, Harold School of Social Work 2019
Cade, Jason School of Law 2021
Dove, Robert College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Fitt, William Odum School of Ecology 2020
Grey, Timothy College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2022
Hansen, Nathan College of Public Health 2019
Hill, Janette The Graduate School 2020
Lewis, Denise College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2019
Mattern, Susan Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Means, Darris College of Education 2021
Michaelis, Vicki Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2020
Munneke, Henry Terry College of Business 2020
Myrna, Kate College of Veterinary Medicine 2020
Nibbelink, Nate Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resoruces 2019
Reinberger, Mark College of Environment & Design 2019
Samp, Jennifer Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Shaffer, Anne Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Woodson, Brock College of Engineering 2021
Zastre, Jason College of Pharmacy 2021
The Faculty Grievance Committee receives and evaluates requests for grievance resolution and to decide how to act on those requests; conducts inquiries into faculty grievances and attempts the resolution of these grievances by mediation or hearings, presents recommendations for appropriate responses to the grievances it has considered to the President; considers appeals of cases heard by grievance committees in the schools and colleges and presents its recommendations for appropriate responses to grievances to the President; establishes, maintains, and publishes procedures by which these duties are conducted.
Faculty Grievance Committee
  1. Membership
    Faculty with academic rank: The seven voting members on the Faculty Grievance Committee shall be elected by the elected faculty members of the University Council. No more than two members shall be from any one School or College. Faculty may be elected from within or outside the University Council and shall serve three-year terms.
    Faculty Grievance Committee Chair: The Chair of the Faculty Grievance Committee shall be elected each year from among the members on the Committee.
  2. Duties
    1. To receive and evaluate requests for grievance resolution and to decide how to act on those requests.
    2. To conduct inquiries into faculty grievances and to attempt the resolution of these grievances in consultation with the parties involved, and to issue reports and recommendations to the President regarding the grievances it has considered.
    3. To consider appeals of cases heard by grievance committees in the schools and colleges and to issue reports and recommendations to the President regarding the grievance appeals it has heard. In most instances, individuals must first seek resolution of their grievances through grievance procedures available in the schools or colleges, when those procedures are available, before seeking resolution in the Committee.
    4. To establish, maintain, and publish procedures by which the above duties are conducted. The procedures are available at the University Council website.
  3. Excluded Matters
    The following matters are not grievable to the committee:
    1. Matters covered under the UGA Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy (NDAH). Individuals with potential claims under the NDAH Policy should contact the EOO or a University Ombudsperson.
    2. Matters (like NDAH matters) that are assigned by University or Board of Regents rules, policies or procedures to other entities.
    3. Pursuant to the Board of Regents policy, a grievance also will not be available to dispute:
      1. promotion and tenure decisions
      2. performance evaluations
      3. hiring decisions
      4. classification appeals
      5. challenges to grades or assessments
      6. challenges to salary decisions
      7. challenges to transfers or reassignments
      8. termination or layoff because of lack of work or elimination of position
      9. investigations or decisions reached under the Institution's Harassment Policy
      10. normal supervisory counseling
Doug Bailey
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Bailey, Doug (Chair) College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2019
Bermudez, Maria College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2020
DeYoung, Sarah College of Public Health 2021
Hume, Janice Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2020
Okech, David School of Social Work 2021
Rossbacher, Brigitte Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Shipley, David School of Law 2021
The Faculty Post-Tenure Review Appeals Committee hears appeals from a post-tenure review in which the faculty member has received an evaluation of "unsatisfactory" by the post-tenure review unit; prepares and reviews procedures for handling appeals and ensures compliance with the Policy for Review of Tenured Faculty.
Faculty Post-Tenure Review Appeals Committee
  1. Membership
    Faculty with academic rank: The Faculty Post-Tenure Review Appeals Committee shall include seven voting members elected by the elected faculty members of the University Council. No more than two members shall be from any one School or College. At the time of their appointment, committee members must hold the rank of Professor with tenure. Faculty may be elected from within or outside the University Council and shall serve three-year terms.
    Faculty Post-Tenure Review Appeals Committee Chair: The Chair of the Faculty Post-Tenure Review Appeals Committee shall be elected each year from among the members on the Committee.
  2. Duties
    1. To hear appeals from a post-tenure review in which the faculty member has received an evaluation of "unsatisfactory" by the post-tenure review unit.
    2. To prepare and annually review procedures for handling of appeals.
    3. To ensure compliance with the Policy for Review of Tenured Faculty.
Determined by the board. For more information, please contact this committee.
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Caughy, Margaret College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2020
Edwards, Gaylen College of Veterinary Medicine 2020
Hill, Janette College of Education 2020
Lipp, Erin College of Public Health 2019
Poulsen, Annette Terry College of Business 2021
Tobin, Beth Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Vencill, William College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2019
The Faculty/Staff Parking Appeals Committee considers all appeals from faculty and staff concerning parking tickets and fines at the University of Georgia.
Faculty/Staff Parking Appeals Committee
  1. Membership
    Faculty: Two voting members of the Faculty/Staff Parking Appeals Committee shall be appointed by the University Council Executive Committee. Faculty may be appointed from within or outside the University Council and shall serve two-year terms, beginning in the month of September.
    Staff: Two staff members, elected by the Staff Council, shall serve as voting members of the Faculty/Staff Parking Appeals Committee. The staff members of the Faculty/Staff Parking Appeals Committee shall serve two-year terms, beginning in the month of August.
    Administration: One representative from Parking Services shall serve as a non-voting member of the Faculty/Staff Parking Appeals Committee.
    Faculty/Staff Parking Appeals Committee Chair: The Chair of the Faculty/Staff Parking Appeals Committee shall be elected each year from among the faculty and staff members on the Committee by those with voting privileges.
  2. Duties
    1. To consider all appeals from faculty and staff concerning parking tickets and fines at The University of Georgia. Tie votes by the committee shall be regarded as a denial of appeal. The President of the University has delegated authority to this committee to make final institutional decisions on faculty and staff traffic and parking appeals.
Determined by the board. For more information, please contact this committee.
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Holly, Patty Staff Council Representative 2019
Huber, Mark Terry College of Business 2020
Kazemi, Karey Parking Services Representative Indefinite
Monogan, Jamie School of Public & International Affairs 2020
Strickland, Joy Staff Council Representative 2019
The Human Resources Committee reviews and recommends policies related to faculty and staff benefits, including but not limited to leave programs, retirement programs, health and life insurance programs, emeritus faculty benefits, and other human resource matters; reviews and recommends policies related to gender and equity issues.
Human Resources Committee
  1. Membership
    Faculty: One voting member of the Human Resources Committee shall be elected from the faculty of each School or College, except for the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (which shall have two members), the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences (which shall have four members), and the College of Education (which shall have two members). Faculty who represent Schools and Colleges shall be elected from and by the elected faculty members of the University Council representing those Schools and Colleges and shall serve three-year terms, even if their term of membership on the University Council expires prior to their term of service on this committee.
    Faculty elected under Part V, III, D: Those elected under Part V, III, D shall elect one voting member from among themselves. This member shall serve a three-year term, even if this member’s term on the University Council expires prior to the term of service on this committee.
    Staff: Three staff members, elected by the Staff Council, shall serve three-year terms as voting members.
    Postdoctoral Appointee: One postdoctoral appointee, elected by the Postdoctoral Association, shall serve a one-year term as a voting member.
    Administration: The Associate Vice President for Human Resources shall serve as a voting member.
    Human Resources Committee Chair: The Chair of the Human Resources Committee shall be elected each year from among the faculty and staff members on the Committee.
  2. Duties
    1. To review and recommend policies related to faculty and staff benefits, including but not limited to leave programs, retirement programs, health and life insurance programs, emeritus faculty benefits, and other human resource matters.
    2. To review and recommend policies related to gender and equity issues.
Stuart Ivy
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Brooks, Kay College of Pharmacy 2021
Chepyator-Thomson, Rose College of Education 2020
Chorzepa, Mi Geum College of Engineering 2021
Cona, Kelly Staff Council Representative 2019
Coverdill, Jim Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Diaz-Perez, Juan Carlos College of Agricultural &Environmental Sciences 2019
Dougherty, Anjali Staff Counci Representative 2020
Ebell, Mark College of Public Health 2019
Evans, Jonathan Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Farmer, Mark Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Futris, Ted College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2021
Harman, Ruth College of Education 2020
Hill, Janette The Graduate School 2020
Hoyt, Rob Terry College of Business 2020
Hudson, Thomas Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2019
Ivy, Stuart (Chair) Staff Council Representative 2021
Jarrett, Juan (Ex-Officio) Associate Vice President for Human Resources Indefinite
Jordan, Jeff College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2019
Krause, George School of Public & International Affairs 2021
Liu, Suxing UGA Postdoctoral Association 2019
Okech, David School of Social Work 2021
Rosemond, Amy Odum School of Ecology 2019
Sawhill, Ronald College of Environment & Design 2020
Scartz, Christine School of Law 2021
Shelton, Robin Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2022
Tiller, Lori Office of Public Service & Outreach 2021
Tompkins, Mark College of Veterinary Medicine 2019
Wilde, Susan Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources 2019
The Program Review and Assessment Committee oversees all matters directly related to the substantive elements of academic program reviews, including establishment of review criteria and guidelines, oversight of review teams, and considering, approving, and forwarding the review team reports and recommendations; participates in program reviews; oversees policies and procedures related to student learning outcomes assessment of undergraduate and graduate academic programs; evaluates student learning outcomes assessment plans and reports and provides feedback to programs on assessment practice.
Program Review and Assessment Committee
  1. Membership
    The Program Review and Assessment Committee will consist of 30 UGA senior faculty confirmed by the University Council Executive Committee to serve two-year terms running from August 1 through July 31.  The composition of the committee should be proportional to the number of degree programs, review units, and senior faculty in each school or college.  The following distribution of faculty on the Program Review and Assessment Committee takes these values into account:
     
    #Faculty on PRACSchool, College, Administrative Division
    4College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
    10The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
    3College of Education
    2Terry College of Business
    2College of Veterinary Medicine
    1College of Family and Consumer Sciences
    2*College of Public Health
    School of Public and International Affairs
    Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
    1**School of Social Work
    College of Engineering
    1**College of Pharmacy
    School of Law
    1**Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
    College of Environment and Design
    2Public Service Faculty
    1Odum School of Ecology
    Affiliate of a Center or Institute ( may be from any College or School or fully funded through a Center or Institute)

    *To be selected in such a way that each member from the group is from a different School or College and that no School or College will be unrepresented on the committee for more than one two-year term.
    **To be selected in rotation so that neither School nor College will be unrepresented on the committee for more than one two-year term
    All members of the Program Review and Assessment Committee should be senior faculty (i.e. at the rank of Associate Professor, Professor, Public Service Associate, Senior Public Service Associate, Associate Research Scientist, Senior Research Scientist, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Professor, or Senior Academic Professional).  At least 15 members should be on the Graduate Faculty. The members should be appointed in such a way that 15 rotate off each year.  Members are not required also to be members of the University Council.  No members should be appointed for more than two consecutive terms without first rotating off the committee for a two-year term.
    Program Review and Assessment Committee Chair: A chair from the returning members and chair-elect from the new members will be elected at the beginning of each academic year with the expectation that the chair-elect will accept a nomination for Chair in the second year of appointment.
  2. Duties
    1. To oversee all matter directly related to the substantive elements of academic program reviews, including establishment of review criteria and guidelines, oversight of review teams, and considering, approving, and forwarding the review team reports and recommendations.
    2. To participate in program reviews as members of program review teams.
    3. To oversee policies and procedures related to student learning outcomes assessment of undergraduate and graduate academic programs.
    4. To evaluate student learning outcomes assessment plans and reports and provide feedback to programs on assessment practice.
Silvia Giraudo
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Aderibigbe, Ibigbolade Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Boyhan, George College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Briggs, Harold School of Social Work 2019
Bryles, Beth College of Pharmacy 2019
Chamosa, Oscar Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Ferreira, Susana College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2019
Fitt, William Odum School of Ecology 2020
Franklin, Dory College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2019
Fuhrman, Nick College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Giraudo, Silvia (Chair) College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2019
Green, Dale College of Public Health 2020
Hamilton, Jay Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2019
Hoffer, Peter Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Jones, Stephanie College of Education 2019
Kaplan, Holly College of Education 2019
Kirin, Asen Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Kraft, Elizabeth Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Kumar, Piyush Terry College of Business 2019
Lukowitz, Wolfgang Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
McCline, Richard Public Service Representative 2019
Nichols, David College of Environment & Design 2019
O'Connor, Patrick College of Education 2020
Reed, Alex Terry College of Business 2019
Salguero, Tina Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Sanford, Paula Public Service Representative 2020
Shepherd, Marshall Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Stanton, James College of Veterinary Medicine 2020
Tingler, Stephanie Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Urbauer, Jeff Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Ward, Cynthia College of Veterinary Medicine 2020
The Strategic Planning Committee advises and consults with the President and the faculty in the establishment, monitoring, and revision of the Strategic Plan of the University; advises and consults with the Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and the faculty about the status of the current university budget, the outlook for the university’s budget for the upcoming year, and the extent to which budgetary changes promote the university’s strategic goals; forwards recommendations to the Council concerning any Strategic Plan offered by the President.
Strategic Planning Committee
  1. Membership
    Faculty: Seven voting members of the Strategic Planning Committee shall be elected by the elected faculty members of the University Council. No more than two members shall be from any one School or College. Faculty may be elected from within or outside the University Council and shall serve three-year terms.
    Students: One undergraduate student and one graduate/professional student shall be elected as Committee members by the student members of the University Council. These students may be elected from within or outside the University Council. They shall serve a one-year term as voting members.
    Staff: One staff member, elected by the Staff Council, shall serve a three-year term as a voting member.
    Administration: The Vice Provost for Academic Affairs shall be a voting member.
    Strategic Planning Committee Chair: The Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee shall be elected each year from among the faculty members with academic rank on the Committee.
  2. Duties
    1. To advise and consult with the President and the faculty in the establishment, monitoring and revision of the Strategic Plan of the University.
    2. To advise and consult with the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and the faculty about the status of the current university budget, the outlook for the university’s budget for the upcoming year, and the extent to which budgetary changes promote the university’s strategic goals.
    3. To forward recommendations to the University Council concerning any Strategic Plan offered by the President.
David Shipley
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Darley, Andrew College of Pharmacy 2019
Dove, Robert College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2019
Edwards, Gaylen College of Veterinary Medicine 2019
Epstein, Kira College of Veterinary Medicine 2020
Farmer, Mark Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Femia, Patrick Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
Katz, Laura Office of Public Service & Outreach 2020
Moore, Mary Staff Counci Representative 2020
Mumper, Russell (Ex-Officio) Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Indefinite
Shipley, David (Chair) School of Law 2020
Simpson, Justin Graduate/Professional Student Representative 2019
The University Council, as authorized in Article V of the Statutes of The University of Georgia, shall establish policies and enact such rules and regulations as it deems appropriate to provide for the interests and welfare of The University of Georgia and its academic community.
Please refer to the University Council Bylaws page
Jere Morehead
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Adams, Malcolm Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Ahern, Christine Staff Council Representative 2019
Anderson, Alex College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2021
Auer, Matthew (Ex-Officio) Dean, School of Public & International Affairs Indefinite
Ayers, Benjamin (Ex-Officio) Dean, Terry College of Business Indefinite
Baginski, Steve Terry College of Business 2020
Bai, Shuyang Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Barbour, Suzanne (Ex-Officio) Dean, The Graduate School Indefinite
Barner, John Office of Public Service & Outreach 2021
Bartges, Joe College of Veterinary Medicine 2021
Beck, Randy School of Law 2021
Bergstrom, John College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2021
Bertioli, Soraya College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2021
Bierema, Laura College of Education 2020
Birch, Suzanne Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Black, Joel Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Borron, Abigail College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2021
Bousquette, Joshua Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Bray, John Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Briggs, Harold School of Social Work 2019
Brooks, Kay College of Pharmacy 2020
Brown, Mark The Graduate School 2019
Brunow, Beate Division of Student Affairs 2021
Burke, Kevin College of Education 2020
Bynum, Josh Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Cabrera, Miguel College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Cade, Jason School of Law 2020
Calvert, Susanna Office of the Senior VP for Academic Affairs & Provost 2021
Campbell, John Terry College of Business 2021
Camus, Al College of Veterinary Medicine 2019
Carpenter, Tina Terry College of Business 2021
Carson, Jim Terry College of Business 2021
Ceska, Jennifer Office of Public Service & Outreach 2021
Chalk, Dannie (Ex-Officio) President, Graduate Student Association Indefinite
Chavis, Stacey Student Representative, The Graduate School 2019
Cherkinsky, Alexander Office of Research 2021
Chess, Shira Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2021
Chorzepa, Mi Geum College of Engineering 2021
Claudio, Charley Student Representative, School of Public & International Affairs 2019
Coco, Lindsay Office of Instruction 2021
Cona, Kelly Staff Council Representative 2019
Cooper, Diane College of Education 2019
Cooper, Jamie College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2020
Coverdill, Jim Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Crawford, Melanie Staff Council Representative 2021
Crowe, Doug Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Crumsey Forde, Jasmine Odum School of Ecology 2021
Dahlen, Joseph Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources 2021
Davis, Charles (Ex-Officio) Dean, Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication Indefinite
Davis, Marsha (Ex-Officio) Interim Dean, College of Public Health Indefinite
DeMaria, Don Office of Instruction 2021
DeYoung, Sarah College of Public Health 2021
Dellaria, Nancy College of Education 2021
Devaney, Sheila Office of the Senior VP for Academic Affairs & Provost 2020
Dorsey, Alan (Ex-Officio) Dean, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences Indefinite
Dougherty, Anjali Staff Council Representative 2020
Dove, Robert College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Dumont, Devin Office of Public Service & Outreach 2021
Durham, Stephan College of Engineering 2021
Elyaman, Ali Student Representative, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Epstein, Kira College of Veterinary Medicine 2020
Eranezhath, Vinu Student Representative, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Evans, Jonathan Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Femia, Patrick Student Representative, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Fitt, William Odum School of Ecology 2020
Flowers, Rachel Student Representative, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Fox, Linda (Ex-Officio) Dean, College of Family & Consumer Sciences Indefinite
Franchini, Caitlin Student Representative, College of Education 2019
Fresk, Kara Division of Student Affairs 2020
Frum, Jennifer (Ex-Officio) Vice President for Public Service & Outreach Indefinite
Futris, Ted College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2021
Gabara, Rachel Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Garvin, Chris Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Gaver, Jenny Terry College of Business 2020
Gittleman, John (Ex-Officio) Dean, Odum School of Ecology Indefinite
Glasser, Gary Division of Student Affairs 2021
Goodie, Adam Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Graffin, Scott Terry College of Business 2019
Graham, Toby (Ex-Officio) Associate Provost & University Librarian Indefinite
Grand-Jean, Ammishaddai (Ex-Officio) President, Student Government Association Indefinite
Greene, Dale (Ex-Officio) Dean, Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources Indefinite
Gupton, Timothy Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Habteselassie, Mussie College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2021
Hadden, Carla Office of Research 2021
Hagood, Chase Office of Instruction 2021
Happek, Uwe Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Hasko, Victoria Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Hensel, Kyle Office of Public Service & Outreach 2021
Herist, Keith College of Pharmacy 2022
Himelboim, Itai Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2021
Hirt, Sonia (Ex-Officio) Dean, College of Environment & Design Indefinite
Holladay, Steven College of Veterinary Medicine 2021
Holmes, Callie Office of the Senior VP for Academic Affairs & Provost 2020
Hudson, Thomas Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2019
Hunt-Hurst, Patti College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2020
Husain, Huzefa Student Representative, College of Engineering 2019
Ivy, Stuart Staff Council Representative 2021
Jackson, Angel Office of Public Service & Outreach 2021
Jagnow, Rene Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
James, Kevin Staff Council Representative 2019
Ji, Pengsheng Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Johnson, Beverly Office of Public Service & Outreach 2021
Joye, Samantha Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Kastner, James College of Engineering 2021
Kelley, Laura Staff Council Representative 2020
Kelley, Christopher Student Representative, Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources 2019
Kern, Kathleen Office of the Senior VP for Academic Affairs & Provost 2021
Kerner, Kelly (Ex-Officio) Vice President for Development & Alumni Relations Indefinite
Kong, Fanbin College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Krause, George School of Public & International Affairs 2021
Lai, Ming-Jun Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Lanzilotta, William Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Lastrapes, William Terry College of Business 2019
LeGette, Casie Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Lee, David (Ex-Officio) Vice President for Research Indefinite
Leigh, David Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Leo, Donald (Ex-Officio) Dean, College of Engineering Indefinite
Lewis, Denise College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2019
Liken, Fiona (Ex-Officio) Registrar Indefinite
Little, Elizabeth College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2021
Liu, Suxing (Ex-Officio) UGA Postdoctoral Association Indefinite
Magnan, Nicholas College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Mani, Sudhagar College of Engineering 2021
Marotta, Anthony Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Marsh, Charlene (Ex-Officio) Vice President, Student Government Association Indefinite
Martin-Williams, Jean Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Masciadri, Milton Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Massey, Ann Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Mastrovita, Mandy Office of the Senior VP for Academic Affairs & Provost 2021
Mattern, Susan Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Mayfield, Mark Office of Public Service & Outreach 2021
McArthur, Sherell College of Education 2021
McClung, James Office of the Senior VP for Academic Affairs & Provost 2022
McDaniel, Matthew Student Representative, Terry College of Business 2019
McDonald, Bill Division of Student Affairs 2020
Meadows, Braden Student Representative, College of Environment & Design 2019
Means, Darris College of Education 2021
Medeiros, Patricia Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Michaelis, Vicki Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2020
Miller, Shari School of Social Work 2019
Mize, Marie (Ex-Officio) President, UGA Staff Council Indefinite
Moore, Mary Staff Council Representative 2020
Morehead, Jere (Ex-Officio) President Indefinite
Morris, Libby (Ex-Officio) Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost Indefinite
Morrison, Cara Student Representative, College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2019
Murph, Mandi College of Pharmacy 2021
Murphy, Amy College of Education 2021
Mustard, David Terry College of Business 2021
Myrna, Kate College of Veterinary Medicine 2020
Nelson, Scott Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Nesbit, Ryan (Ex-Officio) Vice President for Finance & Administration Indefinite
Nesbit, Scott College of Environment & Design 2019
Nibbelink, Nate Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources 2019
Nolan, Lisa (Ex-Officio) Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine Indefinite
Nuss, Michelle (Ex-Officio) Campus Dean, UGA/AU Medical Partnership Indefinite
Nutt Hahn, Angela Division of Student Affairs 2021
Okech, David School of Social Work 2021
Oliver, Kerry College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2021
Owsiak, Andy School of Public & International Affairs 2019
Pardue, Samuel (Ex-Officio) Dean, College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Indefinite
Peterson, David College of Veterinary Medicine 2021
Phillips, Dennis Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Poulsen, Annette Terry College of Business 2021
Prentiss, Amber Office of the Senior VP for Academic Affairs & Provost 2020
Reinberger, Mark College of Environment & Design 2019
Ribak, Nadav Student Representative, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Richards, Patricia Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Rosemond, Amy Odum School of Ecology 2020
Roulston, Kathy College of Education 2019
Rutledge, Peter B. "Bo" (Ex-Officio) Dean, School of Law Indefinite
Sabatini, Robert Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Saleh, Eman Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Samp, Jennifer Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Santesso, Esra Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Santus, Nina College of Education 2021
Sawhill, Ronald College of Environment & Design 2019
Scartz, Christine School of Law 2020
Scheyett, Anna (Ex-Officio) Dean, School of Social Work Indefinite
Schultz, Alisa College of Education 2021
Schuttler, Heinz-Bernd Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Schwanenflugel, Paula College of Education 2020
Scott, Robert Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Shaffer, Anne Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2022
Shen, Ye College of Public Health 2020
Shepherd, Shelley Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Shipley, David School of Law 2021
Shrivastav, Rahul (Ex-Officio) Vice President for Instruction Indefinite
Shuman, Bonney (Ex-Officio) President, Alumni Association Indefinite
Siry, Jacek Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources 2022
Smith, Amanda College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Smith, Kelly (Ex-Officio) Dean, College of Pharmacy Indefinite
Snyder, Margaret Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Spangler, Denise (Ex-Officio) Dean, College of Education Indefinite
Spektor, Alexander Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Story, Jessica Student Representative, Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2019
Suiter, Dan College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Sumner, Maxwell Student Representative, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Sumners, Sarah College of Education 2021
Sweigart, Andrea Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Taha, Thiab Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2021
Tan, Li Office of Research 2021
Tang, Lili College of Public Health 2021
Thippareddi, Harsha College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2021
Thomas, Paul College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2020
Tiller, Lori Office of Public Service & Outreach 2021
Tompkins, Mark College of Veterinary Medicine 2019
Tompkins, Chasity Student Representative, The Graduate School 2019
Tuberville, Tracey Office of Research 2021
Turner, Kari College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2021
Villari, Caterina Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources 2020
Vining, Richard School of Public & International Affairs 2020
Viveiros, Maria College of Veterinary Medicine 2020
Wells, Lenny College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2021
Whitman, William Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Wilhelm, Teena School of Public & International Affairs 2020
Williams, Susan College of Veterinary Medicine 2019
Williams, Jarred College of Veterinary Medicine 2021
Williams, Jackson Student Representative, College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2019
Wilson, Victor (Ex-Officio) Vice President for Student Affairs Indefinite
Wilson, Mark College of Public Health 2019
Wolf, Montgomery Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Woodson, Brock College of Engineering 2021
Zastre, Jason College of Pharmacy 2021
The University Libraries Committee considers and recommends general policies for the development and utilization of the University libraries.
University Libraries Committee
  1. Membership
    Faculty: One voting member of the University Libraries Committee shall be elected from the faculty of each School or College. Faculty may be elected from within or outside the University Council and shall serve three-year terms.
    Students: One undergraduate student and one graduate/professional student shall be elected as Committee members from and by the student members of the University Council. These students shall serve a one-year term as voting members.
    Staff: One staff member, elected by the Staff Council, shall serve a three-year term as a voting member.
    Postdoctoral Appointee: One postdoctoral appointee, elected by the Postdoctoral Association, shall serve a one-year term as a voting member.
    Administration: The Director of Libraries shall be a voting member.
    University Libraries Committee Chair: The Chair of the University Libraries Committee shall be elected each year from among the faculty members with academic rank on the Committee.
  2. Duties
    1. To consider and recommend to the Council, the Director of Libraries, and the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost general policies for the development and utilization of the University Libraries.
Akela Reason
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Carswell, Andy College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2020
Crawford, Melanie Staff Council Representative 2021
Diehl, Katie College of Veterinary Medicine 2020
Eranezhath, Vinu Undergraduate Student Representative 2019
Gomillion, Cheryl College of Engineering 2021
Graff, Jennifer College of Education 2020
Graham, Toby (Ex-Officio) Associate Provost & University Librarian Indefinite
Jaskyte Bahr, Kristina School of Social Work 2019
Kaufman, Alexander School of Public & International Affairs 2020
Kreshel, Peggy Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2022
Liu, Suxing UGA Postdoctoral Association 2019
Martin, James Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources 2020
Piercy, Craig Terry College of Business 2020
Reason, Akela (Chair) The Graduate School 2019
Ross, Amy Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2020
Stephens, Patrick Odum School of Ecology 2022
Stone, Rebecca College of Pharmacy 2020
Thapa, Janani College of Public Health 2020
Tufts, Melissa College of Environment & Design 2019
West, Sonja School of Law 2021
Williams-Woodward, Jean College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2022
The University Promotion and Tenure Appeals Committee conducts all their deliberations in confidence; they may not discuss an appeal with anyone who is not a member of the committee. An exception to this confidentially relates to discussions with staff assisting the committee; reviews the dossiers that are required to come before the committee and advises the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost in accordance with the University’s Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure.
University Promotion and Tenure Appeals Committee
  1. Membership
    Faculty with academic rank: One voting member of the University Promotion and Tenure Appeals Committee shall be elected by the tenured faculty of each School or College. Faculty elected shall be tenured and hold the rank of Professor. Faculty shall serve three-year terms. While serving on this committee, faculty cannot serve on other promotion and tenure committees at the School, College, or University levels.
    Administration: The Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost shall serve as a non-voting member of the University Promotion and Tenure Appeals Committee.
    University Promotion and Tenure Appeals Committee Chair: The Chair of the University Promotion and Tenure Appeals Committee shall be the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.
  2. Duties
    1. To conduct all their deliberations in confidence; they may not discuss an appeal with anyone who is not a member of the committee. An exception to this confidentially relates to discussions with staff assisting the committee.
    2. To review the dossiers that are required to come before the committee and advise the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost in accordance with the University’s Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure.
Libby Morris
Member Name College/School/Unit Term End Date
Castleberry, Steven Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resoruces 2021
Foutz, Timothy The Graduate School 2020
Hoyt, Rob Terry College of Business 2021
Kellough, Ed School of Public & International Affairs 2021
Morris, Libby (Chair) Interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost Indefinite
Nackerud, Larry School of Social Work 2020
Nowak, Glen Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication 2021
Orpinas, Pamela College of Public Health 2021
Reinberger, Mark College of Environment & Design 2021
Richards, Patricia Franklin College of Arts & Sciences 2019
Rohani, Pejman Odum School of Ecology 2019
St. Pierre, Elizabeth College of Education 2021
Stoneman, Zolinda College of Family & Consumer Sciences 2020
Toews, Mike College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences 2022
Warnock, James College of Engineering 2021
Wells, Michael School of Law 2021
Yabsley, Michael College of Veterinary Medicine 2019