Board of Trustees
The Executive Committee possesses and exercises all the powers of the full Board in emergencies. The Executive Committee also has the responsibility to evaluate the President on an annual basis in accordance with the State agency head performance appraisal process. The Executive Committee provides general oversight for all matters related to long-range planning for the University, facilities planning, and personnel matters.
Mr. Karl Folkens, Board Vice-Chair
Ms. Janet Smalley, Chair of Committee on Academic Affairs
Mr. Bob Thompson, Chair of Committee on Institutional Advancement and Development
Mr. Glenn McCall, Chair of the Committee on Finance
Mr. Scott Talley, Chair of the Committee on Student Life
Committee on Academic Affairs
The Academic Affairs Committee provides general oversight for matters related to the quality of academic program, academic program proposals, academic program reviews, curricular matters, accreditation matters, student records and library services.
Ms. Janet Smalley
Ms. Donna Tinsley Holley
Dr. Sue Smith-Rex
Dr. John Bird, Faculty Representative
Dr. Debra Boyd, Vice President, Academic Affairs
Committee on Finance
The Finance Committee provides general oversight of the finances and facilities of the University, acts as the Audit Committee and reviews the annual audit of the University.
Mr. Glenn McCall
Mr. Karl Folkens
Mr. Tim Sease
Ms. Kathy Bigham, Ex Officio
Mr. J.P. McKee, Vice President, Finance and Business
Committee on Student Life
The Committee on Student Life provides general oversight for matters related to student life, campus safety and security, and intercollegiate athletics.
Mr. Scott Talley
Mr. Don Long
Ms. Ashlye Wilkerson
Dr. Mitchell Zais
Mr. Christopher Aubrie, Student Representative
Dr. Frank Ardaiolo, Vice President, Student Life
Mr. Thomas Hickman, Athletics Director
Committee on Institutional Advancement and Development
The Committee on Institutional Advancement and Development provides general oversight for matters related to student recruitment, enrollment management, and marketing as well as alumni affairs and the encouragement of private support and institutional fundraising for the University.
Mr. Bob Thompson
Mr. Tim Hopkins
Dr. Jane LaRoche
Dr. James Williamson
Dr. Kathryn Holten, Vice President, University Advancement
Ms. Kimberly F. Keel, Vice President, University Development & Alumni Relations