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Faculty Committees


Department of Educational Leadership

Committee Structure for 2013-14

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty


Community College Leadership Academic Program Area

Responsible for community college leadership curriculum matters, admissions, recruitment, advising, library requests, technology requests, diversity issues, research collaboration, and assessments.

Membership: By discipline and/or teaching/advising responsibility; chair elected

  • Ed Davis, Coordinator/Chair
  • Stephanie King
  • Dan Stumpf
  • Debra Prince
  • Frankie Williams

Educational Foundations Academic Program Area

Responsible for educational foundations curriculum matters, admissions, recruitment, advising, library requests, technology requests, diversity issues, research collaboration, and assessments.

Membership: By discipline and/or teaching/advising responsibility; chair elected

  • Kay Brocato, Coordinator/Chair
  • Jack Blendinger
  • Linda Coats
  • Debra Prince
  • Jianzhong Xu

Educational Leadership Academic Program Area

Responsible for educational leadership curriculum matters, admissions, recruitment, advising, library requests, technology requests, diversity issues, research collaboration, and assessments.

Membership: By discipline and/or teaching/advising responsibility; chair elected

  • Linda Coats, Coordinator/Chair
  • Jack Blendinger
  • Matt Boggan
  • Kay Brocato
  • Penny Wallin
  • Frankie Williams
  • Jianzhong Xu

Student Appeals Committee (Responsible for reviewing and considering student academic appeals.)

Membership: (Appointment by Department Head; one representative from each academic program area)

  • Jack Blendinger (EDA/EDL), Chair
  • Dan Stumpf (CCL)
  • Jianzhong Xu (EDF)

Promotion and Tenure (Chair: Elected--must hold rank as professor)


  • Jianzhong Xu, Chair
  1. Promotion and Tenure to Associate Professor: Responsible for considering and making recommendations for tenure and promotion from assistant to associate professor.
    Membership: All tenured faculty holding rank as associate professor and professor.
  2. Promotion to Professor: Responsible for considering and making recommendations for promotion from associate professor to professor.
    Membership: All faculty holding rank as professor.