As a dean, I have the responsibility as well as the privilege to serve on a number of different committees. Some are part of my job description, but many reflect my personal commitment to professional development, quality assurance, and other initiatives to enhance teaching and learning on our campus.


Administration:

  • Executive Council (2007-Present)

  • Academic Affairs Leadership (2007-Present)

  • Petition Committee (2007-Present)

  • Suspension Appeals Committee (2007-Present)

  • Academic Affairs & Situdent Services Committee (2007-Present)

Institutional Planning:

  • Institutional Effectiveness Committee (2002-Present)

  • Institutional Effectiveness Civic Engagement Action Team, Co-chair (2009-11)

  • Institutional Effectiveness Flexible Learning Options Action Team, Co-chair (2007-09)

  • Institutional Effectiveness Mission Indicator Action Team, Chair (2003-05)

  • Institutional Research Advisory Committee (2004-07)

  • Systems Portfolio Advisory Team (2005-06)

 

Academic Programming & Curriculum:

  • Academic Affairs and Standards Council (2007-Present)

  • A.A. Degree Task Force, Co-Chair (2009-Present)

  • Forensic Degree Task Force (2009-Present)

  • Global Compentence Curriculum Task Force (2007-09)

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences Advisory Committee, Co-Chair (2006-07)

  • International Education Committee (2000-Present) 

  • Online Programs Advisory Council, Secretary (2003-05), Member (2003-Present)

  • Prior Learning Assessment Committee (2005-06)

  • IPSEL Grant Team: Aligining Health Division's General Education Requirements, Co-facilitator (2006)

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee (2005-Present)

  • Performing Arts Task Force (2005)

  • Developmental Education Committee (2001-05)

  • ESL planning committee (2004)

 

Assessment, Accreditation & Quality Review:

  • Student Academic Achievement Committee (2004-05, 2007-Present)

  • Program Review Committee (2007-Present)

  • Online Courses Peer Review Project,Team Co-Leader (2004-2007)  

  • College-wide Written Communication Assessment Team (2003, 2004, 2005)

  • Physical Therapist Program Accreditation Interview Team (2004)

 

Civic Engagement:

  • Civic Engagement Task Force, Chair (2007-09)

 

Facilities & IT:

  • Health & Science Buiding Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment Committee, Chair (2010)

  • Technology Systems Committee (1999-2001)

 

K-12 Partnerships:

  • College in the Schools Summer Institute Presenter (2007-Present)

  • College in the Schools English Mentor (2004-2007)

  • ISD 709 Service Learning Duluth (2005-07)

 

Professional Development & Faculty Evaluation:  

  • Professional Development Committee (2007-Present)

  • Online Faculty Evaluation Task Force, Chair (2009-Present)

  • CTL Advisory Board (2008-Present)

  • CTL Brown Bag Session Facilitator (2005-Present), including "Managing Difficult Students," with Kelli Hallsten, (2009) and "The Teaching Portfolio" (2007, 2008)

  • Faculty Evaluation Committee, Chair (2007-08)  
  • CTL Book Club Co-Facilitator: Finland, Cultural Lone Wolf (2004-05)  
  • Online Courses Peer Review Workshop Facilitator (2005, 2006)

Student Services:

  • Enrollment Management Task Force (2008-Present)

  • Student Judiciary Board, Chair (2008)

  • Varsity Curling Advisory Team (2008-Present)

  • Student Advising Task Force (2003-04)

  • Retention Committee (2002-04)