University Forum Committee 2018 - 2019

7.3.4.16 University Forum Committee

(a) Members on Committee: 7 faculty. The vice-provost for undergraduate education shall serve as an ex-officio non-voting member and shall convene the first meeting, at which the voting membership shall elect a chair;

(b) report to: the provost and executive vice-chancellor;

(c) areas of responsibility: select and arrange for campus appearances of a variety of distinguished speakers for the purpose of enlightening and educating the campus community on issues of current interest: administer the External Scholars Grant Program, which brings distinguished academics and scholars from ac

 

2018 - 2019DepartmentCollegeTerm
Jeanne DubinoCGGA&S2016-2019
Pia AlbinssonMKTCOB2018-2021
Beth DavisonSOCA&S2018-2021
Regina HartleyCIS/SCMCOB 2016-2019 
Jana Joy James - Chair RMPEHS2016-2019
Ji YanECOCOB2016-2019
Martha McCaugheySOCA&S2018-2021
Denise RinglerArt & Cultural Programs Ex-Officio, Unlimited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

University Committee - Faculty Members Serve Three-Year Terms 

The mission of the University Forum Committee is to bring distinguished speakers to the campus of Appalachian State University for the purpose of enlightening and educating the university community about issues of interest. The goal of an active and engaging speaker series should be to promote the exchange of ideas through the process of civil discourse. Invited speakers play an integral role in the educational experience by exposing students, staff, and faculty to new ideas; and they help advance the learning process by challenging people with new and perhaps controversial ideas. Exposure to such ideas helps to prepare students to be the leaders of tomorrow, to develop an awareness of the role that ideas play in a democratic society, and to think critically about issues of concern to themselves and society.

The committee also administers the External Scholars Grant Program. This program is designed to facilitate bringing in distinguished academics and scholars from across all fields of inquiry for the purpose of enhancing the scholarship and/or pedagogy of the faculty.

 

 Previous Rosters:

2017- 2018DepartmentCollegeTerm
Jeanne DubinoCGGA&S2016-2019
Daniel WalshCOMFAA2015 - 2018
Beth FryeRESECOE2015-2018
Regina Hartley CIS/SCMCOB 2016-2019 
Jana Joy James - Chair RMPEHS2016-2019
Ji YanECOCOB2016-2019
Howie NeufeldBIOA&S 
Denise RinglerArt & Cultural Programs Ex-Officio, Unlimited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016- 2017DepartmentCollegeTerm
Jeanne Dubino*CGGA&S2016-2019
Daniel WalshCOMFAA2015 - 2018
Beth FryeRESECOE 2015-2018
Regina Hartley CIS/SCMCOB 2016-2019 
Jana Joy JamesRMPEHS2016-2019
Ji YanECOCOB2016-2019
Howie Neufeld, ChairBIOA&SUnlimited
Denise RinglerArt & Cultural Programs Ex-Officio, Unlimited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Beth Davison is substituting for Jeanne Dubino for Fall of 2016

 

 

2015- 2016DepartmentCollegeTerm
Edward MerrittHLESHS2013 - 2016
Gwen Robbins-SchugANTA&S2013 - 2016
David BrunerECOCOB2013 - 2016
John AbbottLIBLIB2013 - 2016
Daniel WalshCOMFAA2015 - 2018
Beth FryeRESECOE 2015-2018
    
Howie Neufeld, ChairBIOA&SUnlimited
Denise RinglerArt & Cultural Programs Ex-Officio, Unlimited

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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