Below is a list of the committees and selected minutes of committees of the Culverhouse College of Business:

Faculty Governance Committees

Faculty governance committees are either elected by the College faculty or appointed by the Faculty Executive Board.


Faculty Forum

General Info

Duties

The Faculty of the College will be concerned with matters involving the participation of the Faculty in and the well-being of the College. Specifically, the Faculty is responsible for the development of degree requirements and curricula (programs and courses) and transmittal of these matters to the Dean for implementation. Examples of other pertinent matters of concern, for which the Faculty and the Administration of the College share authority and responsibility include: objectives and philosophy of education, admission standards, research and service programs, program realignment and organization, faculty appointments, promotion and tenure, and other matters of vital concern to the Faculty and to the Administration.

Composition

Voting members of the faculty shall be those holding full-time tenured, tenure-track, or full-time clinical appointments. Only those admitted to the faculty of the Graduate School of Business are eligible to vote on matters pertaining to graduate programs. The Faculty Executive Board (FEB) shall decide questions relating to eligibility to vote.

Bylaws

View the Faculty Forum Bylaws here.

Members

All Culverhouse College of Business Faculty are members

 

Minutes

 

Faculty Executive Board

General Info

Duties:

The Faculty Executive Board (FEB) shall continuously review and participate in establishing the overall philosophy of education in business and in formulating plans for the development of and approval of programs, new courses, curricula, college or departmental organization, and tenure and promotion policies. It shall present its recommendations on all substantive matters to the Faculty Forum for approval. Once approved, these recommendations shall be forwarded to the Office of the Dean for implementation. The FEB shall have any other such duties and powers as may be delegated to it by the faculty or as assigned by the Dean.

The FEB shall appoint such standing and ad hoc committees as it believes are necessary to perform its responsibilities and to serve the interests of the faculty. The responsibilities and composition of these committees shall be determined by the FEB, subject to faculty approval. At least one representative of each department shall serve on each committee unless this right is waived by the faculty in a department. The FEB shall appoint faculty to these committees on an annual basis and shall also designate the chair of each committee. All such committees report to the FEB. Chairs of all committees are encouraged to solicit the opinions of appropriate stakeholders, including students, alumni, and employers.

Composition:

Each academic department is to be represented on a Faculty Executive Board (hereafter referred to as FEB) by one member for each fifteen (15) voting members or fraction thereof at the time of election, with a minimum of two representatives per department.

The elected members must receive a majority of the votes cast in the department. The faculty of a department may elect its representatives at large or by faculty sub-groups. The FEB shall elect a Chair and a Vice-Chair from its membership prior to the completion of the Spring semester.

The Dean or her/his appointed representative will be a nonvoting ex officio member of the FEB. The FEB Chair shall preside at meetings of the Faculty Forum unless other arrangements are agreed to by the FEB. In the absence of the Chair, the Vice-Chair shall preside.

All members of the FEB must be voting members of the faculty and must be full-time tenured, tenure-track or full-time clinical members of their departments. Each voting member of the Faculty Forum will be entitled to vote for the FEB representative for the department in which he or she is assigned for administrative purposes. However, no member shall vote in more than one department. The election of each FEB member and alternate shall be held each year no later than April 15. Members shall be elected for two-year terms but may be re-elected. Terms shall be staggered such that each department has at least one FEB representative continuing on the FEB for the next academic year. Faculty members holding administrative appointments of 50 percent or greater are not eligible to serve as voting members on the FEB.

 

Members

FEB Members

Ex-Official Members

  • David Mothersbaugh, Associate Dean
  • Dave Heggem, Associate Dean
  • Danielle Clark, Registrar

Term Members

  • Steve Buccheit, AC
  • Ed Schnee, AC – Chair
  • Anup Agrawal, EFLS
  • Robert McLeod, EFLS
  • Paul Pecorino, EFLS
  • Mesut Yavuz – Fall/Marcus Perry – Spring, ISM
  • Uzma Raja, ISM
  • Jose Dula, ISM
  • Marilyn Whitman, MGT
  • Joyce Meyer, MGT – Vice Chair
  • Eric Williams, MGT
  • Tom Baker, MKT
  • Peter Magnusson, MKT

FEB Alternates

  • Rick Hatfield, AC
  • Todd DeZoort, AC
  • John Heins, EFLS
  • Shawn Mobbs, ELFS
  • Robert Reed, EFLS
  • Allen Johnston, ISM
  • Mesut Yavuz, ISM
  • Brad Casselman
  • Sarah Miesse, MGT
  • Mike Ford, MGT
  • Kimberley Williams, MGT
  • George Franke, MKT
  • Stacey Robinson, MKT

 

Minutes

 

Undergraduate Program Committee

General Info

Duties:

To analyze and evaluate the undergraduate curricula, programs, goals and courses of the CCC. To initiate studies and make recommendations regarding undergraduate curricula and programs and to respond to requests for study and recommendations regarding undergraduate curricula and programs by the FEB, faculty members, or administrators of the CCC.

Composition:

At least one tenure-track or clinical representative from each department; and Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs (ex-officio).

 

Members

  • Chair Sherwood Clements, FI
  • Dave Mothersbaugh, Assoc. Dean ex officio
  • Austin Reitenga, AC
  • BC Kim, EC
  • Craig Armstrong, MGT
  • Rishi Jena, MIS
  • Jenna Stiffler, MKT
  • Nathan Chilcutt, OM

Master’s Program Committee

General Info

Duties

To analyze and evaluate the curricula, programs, goals and courses of the specialty master’s programs. To initiate studies and make recommendations regarding curricula and programs of the specialty master’s programs and to respond to requests for study and recommendations regarding curricula and programs by the FEB, faculty members, or administrators of Culverhouse. To identify candidates and select recipients for awards and honors that are applicable to students in the specialty master’s programs.

Composition:

Selected by FEB from tenure-track faculty or clinical with an expressed interest in the specialty master’s programs, to include at least one representative from each program; Associate Dean for The Manderson Graduate School of Business (ex-officio).

 

Members

  • Sharif Melouk, Associate Dean ex officio
  • Tom Fitzgibbon, AC
  • Ed Schnee, AC
  • Matt Van Essen, EC
  • Bob Brooks, FI
  • Bruce Barrett, ISM
  • Mesut Yavuz, ISM
  • Marilyn Whitman, MGT
  • Buster Allaway, MKT

MBA Program Committee

General Info

Duties:

To evaluate the effectiveness of the MBA program and curricula within the Graduate School of Business with a view towards keeping the program and curricula in tune with the needs of students and employers. To evaluate applications and approve admissions to the MBA program. To identify candidates and select recipients for awards and honors that are applicable to students in the MBA program.

Composition:

Selected by FEB from tenure-track faculty or clinical with an expressed interest in the MBA program, to include at least one representative from each department and concentration; Associate Dean for The Manderson Graduate School of Business (ex-officio).

 

Members

  • Sharif Melouk, MGSB ex officio
  • Don Minyard, AC
  • Bob Brooks, ELFS
  • Greg Bott, ISM
  • Ron Dulek, MGT
  • Peter Magnusson, MKT

 

EMBA Program Committee

General Info

Duties:

To evaluate the effectiveness of the EMBA program and curricula within the Graduate School of Business with a view towards keeping the program and curricula in tune with the needs of students and employers. To evaluate applications and approve admissions to the EMBA program.

Composition:

Selected by FEB from tenure-track faculty with an expressed interest in the EMBA program, to include at least one representative from each department; Associate Dean for Manderson Graduate School of Business (ex-officio).

 

Members

  • Gary Taylor, AC
  • Robert McLeod, EFLS
  • Denise McManus, ISM
  • Lonnie Strickland, MGT
  • Alex Ellinger, MKT
  • Sharif Melouk, Associate Dean

Ph.D. Programs Committee

General Info

Duties:

To analyze and evaluate the curricula, programs, goals and courses of the Ph.D. programs. To initiate studies and make recommendations regarding curricula and programs of the Ph.D. program and to respond to requests for study and recommendations regarding curricula and programs by the Faculty Executive Board, faculty members, or administrators of the College of Business. To evaluate candidates and select recipients for Ph.D. student honors and awards, including but not limited to Outstanding Dissertation and Outstanding GRA/GTA awards.

Composition:

Selected by FEB from tenure-track faculty with an expressed interest in the Ph.D. programs, to include at least one representative from each program; and Associate Dean for Manderson Graduate School of Business (ex-officio).

 

Members

  • Gary Taylor, AC
  • Volodymyr Melnykov, Applied Statistics
  • Sharif Melouk, Assoc. Dean ex officio
  • Amanda Ross, EC
  • Sandra Mortal, FI
  • Peter Harms, MGT
  • Uzma Raja, MIS
  • Tom Baker, MKT
  • Burcu Keskin, OM

Faculty Awards and Honors Committee

General Info

Duties:

Evaluate candidates and recommend recipients for faculty awards and honors, including but not limited to College-wide fellowships, professorships, and chairs, and members of the Faculty Hall of Fame. Review reappointment recommendations for fellowships, professorships, and chairs to ensure recommendations are consistent with published expectations for these positions and to monitor consistency across departments.

Composition:

One tenured faculty member from each department; Senior Associate Dean (ex-officio).

 

Members

  • Kay Palan, Dean ex officio
  • Rick Hatfield, AC
  • Paul Pecorino, EFLS
  • Joanne Hale, ISM
  • Dan Bachrach, MGT
  • Buster Allaway, MKT

Dean’s appointed committees are appointed by the Dean of the College.

Strategic Planning Committee

General Info

Composition:

One faculty member from each department, one student, two staff, one external member, Senior Associate Dean (ex-officio).

Duties:

Review progress toward meeting goals of College strategic plan. Propose changes to strategic plan, including development of new annual action plans.

 

Members

  • Daphne Palmer, AC
  • Kay Palan, Dean’s Office
  • Alan Tidwell, EFLS
  • Subha Chakraborti, ISM
  • Maura Mills, MGT
  • Tom Baker, MKT
  • Keith Norton, Staff
  • Kathy Deck, Staff
  • Kate Stuhlfire, Student
  • Chris Painter, Student

Diversity and Inclusion Council

General Info

Check out the Diversity and Inclusion page here.

Composition:

Appointees representing all areas of the College; Director of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives (ex-officio).

 

Members

  • Keely Latopolski, ex officio
  • Reginald Allison II, Staff
  • Matthew Hudnall, ISM
  • Ron Dulek, MGT
  • Stacey Robinson, MKT
  • Robert Reed, EFLS
  • Linda Parsons, AC

Research and Scholarship Committee

General Info

Composition:

One tenured/tenure-track faculty member from each department; Associate Dean for Research (ex-officio).

Duties:

Propose mechanisms to improve the research reputation of the College. Approve changes to the department journal lists. Review and provide recommendations regarding summer research program applications from faculty

 

Members

  • Jim Cochran, Assoc. Dean ex officio
  • Steve Buccheit, AC
  • Mike Price, EFLS
  • Volodymyr Melnykov, ISM
  • Russell Matthews, MGT
  • Nancy Siriani, MKT

Ethics Advisory Committee

General Info

Duties:

Assist the Director of the Business Honors Program on a weekly/daily basis to further the mission of the program; which is to create a positive, powerful impact on our community by working with a selective group of distinguished business students.

Composition:

In addition to the Director of the Business Honors Program the committee is made up of College-wide members including both academic departments and student centers.

 

Members

  • Todd DeZoort, AC
  • Robert McLeod, EFLS
  • Emmett Lodree, ISM
  • Will Jackson, MGT
  • George Franke, MKT

Business Honors Programs Committee

General Info

Duties:

Assist the Director of the Business Honors Program on a weekly/daily basis to further the mission of the program; which is to create a positive, powerful impact on our community by working with a selective group of distinguished business students.

Composition:

In addition to the Director of the Business Honors Program the committee is made up of College-wide members including both academic departments and student centers.

 

Members

  • David Ford, Director of Business Honors Program, Clinical Instructor
  • Dave Heggem, Associate Dean for Student Services
  • Linda Johnson, Director of Career Services at Culverhouse
  • Robert McLeod, Professor
  • Austin Reitenga, Professor

College Promotion and Tenure Committee

General Info

Duties:

Review faculty dossiers for 4th-year review, promotion, and tenure. Provide recommendation to Dean consistent with UA policies.

Composition:

Two SA qualified, tenured faculty members from each department; two at-large members.

 

Members

  • Tom Lopez, AC
  • Mary Stone, AC
  • Member at Large Rick Hatfield, AC
  • Cary Deck, EFLS
  • Junsoo Lee, EFLS
  • Jim Cochran, ISM
  • Joanne Hale, ISM
  • Dan Bachrach, MGT
  • Eric Williams, MGT
  • Member at Large Alex Ellinger, MKT – Chair
  • Tom Baker, MKT
  • George Franke, MKT

Staff Forum

General Info

Duties:

The Culverhouse Staff Forum is a resource for all constituents in the college. Its purpose is to represent and be a voice for Culverhouse staff interests in Culverhouse College of Business matters, as well as, advise the Dean of Culverhouse College of Business in the strategic direction of the College.

Composition:

The forum is composed of nine Culverhouse College of Business staff members, appointed by the Dean of Culverhouse College of Business. Membership shall be comprised of equal representation between Culverhouse College of Business departments, programs, and centers.

 

Members

  • Beth Adams, Career Center
  • Jeff Clark, Student Services
  • Linda Cox, Executive MBA
  • Co-Chair Alan Hill, APC
  • Kaite Howard, CBER
  • Mariel Knight, Culverhouse School of Accountancy / Culverhouse LIFT
  • Chair Gary Ward, Graduate Student Services
  • Phillip White, Technology
  • Sam Young, Student Services

 

Minutes

Administrative committees are committees that are appointed by virtue of the positions held by the various committee members (e.g., the Leadership Committee is composed of the dean, associate deans, department heads, and the chair of the Faculty Executive Board).

Leadership Council

General Info

Duties

Advise the Dean on matters pertaining to academic policy and administration and serve as a channel for communication among the academic departments and between the Dean’s Office and the various academic departments.

Composition

Comprised of the College Leadership including The Dean, Senior Associate Dean, Associate Deans, Department Heads and the Chair of the Faculty Executive Board.

 

Members

  • Kay Palan, Dean
  • Jonathon Halbesleben, Senior Associate Dean
  • Samuel Addy, Associate Dean
  • James Cochran, Associate Dean
  • Brian Gray, Associate Dean
  • Dave Heggem, Associate Dean
  • Dave Mothersbaugh, Associate Dean
  • Rich Houston, Department Head – School of Accountancy
  • Laura Razzolini, Department Head – EFLS
  • John Mittenthall, Department Head – ISM
  • Lou Marino, Department Head – MGT
  • Kristy Reynolds, Department Head – MKT
  • Ed Schnee, FEB Chair

 

Minutes

 

Assessment Committee

General Info

Duties:

Coordinate assessment efforts related to Assurance of Learning to ensure completeness and quality.

Composition

Assessment coordinators from each department; Director of Assurance of Learning (ex-officio.

 

Members

  • Charlye Adams, EFLS
  • Victoria Javine, EFLS
  • Sharif Melouk, ISM
  • Joyce Meyer, MGT / MKT
  • Linda Parsons, AC
  • Eric Williams, Director of Assurance Learning

Core Curriculum Committee 

General Info

Duties:

Information to come.

Composition

Members are selected by administrative assignment.

 

Members

  • David Mothersbaugh, Associate Dean
  • Chris Whaley, FI 302
  • Jef Naidoo, GBA 300
  • Joyce Meyer, GBA 490
  • Brain Hochstein, MKT 300
  • Will Walsh, EC 110
  • Nathan Chilcutt, OM 300
  • Lisa McKinney, AC 210
  • Dan Bachrach, MGT 300
  • Brad Cassellman, ST 260
  • Sherwood Clements, UPC
  • Charlye Adams, LGS 200
  • Tao-Chen Yeh, EC 111
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