University Academic Council
Charge: To review the administration of academic programs, suggest planning and budgeting actions, and advice the Provost of proposed changes in academic programs.
Reports to: Provost Chair: Karl Kunkel


Non-rotating members are the Provost, the Vice Provost, Dean of the Graduate Studies, college and Kent Library deans, Dean of the School of General Education, the Dean of Online Learning, the Registrar, and Director of School of Visual and Performing Arts. One faculty member is elected from each college/school/library and serves a three-year tearm. (Per Faculty Handbook policy, "Faculty members who serve full terms on University Standing Committees cannot succeed themselves.) The Chairperson of the Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee serves a one-year term. The chair and members are appointed by the Provost

Non-Rotating Members

N/R Karl Kunkel
N/R Chuck McAllister
Vice Provost
N/R Gerald McDougall
Dean, College of Business / Associate Provost for Extended Learning
N/R Diana Rogers-Adkinson
Dean, College of Education
N/R Morris Jenkins
Dean, College of Health and Human Services
N/R Frank Barrios
Dean, College of Liberal Arts / Dean, School of General Education
N/R Chris McGowan
Dean, College of Science, Technology, & Agriculture
N/R Allen Gathman
Dean, Online Learning / Interim Dean, Graduate Studies
N/R Barbara Glackin
Dean of Kent Library
N/R Sandy Hinkle
N/R Rhonda Weller-Stilson
Director, School of Visual & Performing Arts

Faculty Senate Member

AY 2017 Timothy Schmidt
Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee

Faculty Members

AY 2016-2018 Alisha Youngblood
Ortiz, Business
AY 2016-2018 Bill Bratberg
AY 2016-2018 Susan Kendrick
Liberal Arts
AY 2017-2019 Haohao Wang
Science, Technology, & Agriculture
AY 2017-2019 Susan Winters
Health and Human Services
AY 2017-2019 Claudia Ruediger
Kent Library


Academic Hall 130
Office of the Provost
One University Plaza, MS 3400
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701