University of Southern Indiana

University Advisory Councils and Committees

FACULTY SENATE APPOINTMENTS

EEO APPEAL AND HEARING BOARD

The function of the Equal Employment Opportunity Appeal and Hearing Board is to hear appeals or conduct hearings on complaints pertaining to sexual harassment.

Three faculty members recommended by Faculty Senate, three support staff members recommended by Staff Council, three administrative members recommended by President's Council, and three student members recommended by Student Government Association are represented on the board. Faculty and staff members serve three-year staggered terms and the student members serve one-year renewable terms. Members of the board select a chairperson annually.

 2015-2018  
  • Thomas Weber
    Dr. Thomas Weber
    Assistant Professor of Management
    Business and Engineering Center 2089
    Phone: 812-465-7086
    Email:
 2014-2017
  • Jill Oeding
    Dr. Jill Oeding
    Assistant Professor of Business Law
    Business and Engineering Center 3015
    Phone: 812-465-1205
    Email:
 2013-2016
  • J. Wayne Rinks
    Dr. J. Wayne Rinks
    Associate Professor Emeritus of Communications
    Adjunct - Liberal Arts
    Liberal Arts Center
    Phone: 812-461-5220
    Email:

  STUDENT PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE  

This committee, appointed by the president, establishes criteria for the creation and operation of student publications, reviews and evaluates the financial operation, selects and/or removes editors of publications, adjudicates external and internal conflicts and complaints, and establishes and enforces standards of responsible journalistic behavior for staff of student publications.

The committee consists of the department of Communications Chair or his designee (chair), two administrators, three faculty persons nominated by the Faculty Senate, and three students. Students who are employed by a USI publication are not eligible to serve. The dean of students, the student publications advisor, the director of the Scripps Howard Center for Media Studies, and a representative from Business Affairs serve as ex-officio members.

 Chair
  • J. Wayne Rinks
    Dr. J. Wayne Rinks
    Associate Professor Emeritus of Communications
    Adjunct - Liberal Arts
    Liberal Arts Center
    Phone: 812-461-5220
    Email:
 2015-2018
  • Virginia Poston
    Ms. Virginia Poston
    Instructor in Art History
    Arts Center 225
    Phone: 812-465-1074
    Email:
 2014-2017
 2013-2016

  UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS COUNCIL  

The University Athletics Council (UAC), appointed by the president, is charged with considering issues related to oversight and development of excellence in intercollegiate athletics at the University of Southern Indiana. The Council serves in an advisory capacity to the president.

The President will appoint a faculty member from each college. The Faculty Senate will appoint a faculty representative. Faculty will serve three-year terms and an appointee may serve two successive terms. A member completing an unexpired term of one year or less is eligible for selection to two successive three-year terms. 

 2015-2018
  • Nicholas LaRowe
    Dr. Nicholas LaRowe
    Assistant Professor of Political Science and Public Administration
    Pre-Law Coordinator
    Liberal Arts Center 3064
    Phone: 812-464-1727
    Email:

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