Stephen F. Austin State University

Undergraduate Council

Undergraduate Council (2013/2014)


Appointed by the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and consisting of two faculty representatives elected from each of the undergraduate colleges, and as ex officio, library staff member, registrar, representative from Insitutional Research and the Provost's office.



Two-year Program Review
Three-year Curriculum Committee


To review and make recommendations concerning (1) proposed changes in the undergraduate curriculum and (2) five-year program reviews submitted by departments/Colleges. The Council is divided in two groups: the Program Review Committee will review documents submitted by departments Colleges and make recommendations regarding programs and program changes; the Curriculum Committee will review and recommend approval or disapproval of all curricular requests. Both committees will attempt to ensure (1) that academic quality is maintained in programs and courses; (2) that redundancy is minimized in the curriculum, and (3) that changes are consistent with academic policies and with the role and scope of the department, college, and university.

Program Review Committee (2013/2014)

Name Title Dept/College/Office Term Ends
Dr. Ericka Hoagland Assistant Professor English 2015/2016
Dr. Mark Simmons Professor Economics & Finance 2014/2015
Dr. Rick Jones Professor Theatre 2014/2015
Dr. Nick Long Assistant Professor Mathematics & Statistics 2015/2016
Dr. Sheila Lumar Assistant Professor Human Sciences 2014/2015
Dr. Pat Stephens Williams Associate Professor Forestry 2015/2016
Ms. Karyn Hall Assistant Director Institutional Research ex-officio
Dr. Mary Nelle Brunson Associate Vice President Academic Affairs ex-officio

Curriculum Committee (2013/2014)

Name Title Dept/College/Office Term Ends
Dr. Steven Kosovich Assistant Professor Economic & Finance 2015/2016
Dr. Mark Turner Associate Professor Music 2013/2014
Dr. Kimberly Welsh Associate Professor Elementary Education 2014/2015
Dr. Dan Unger Associate Professor Forestry 2014/2015
Ms. Lynda Langham Registrar Registrar ex-officio
Sarah Savoy Assistant Professor Pyschology 2013/2014
Mr. Phil Reynolds Librarian Library 2015/2016
Dr. Dan Bennett Assistant Professor Biology 2015/2016
Dr. Mary Nelle Brunson Associate Provost Academic Affairs ex-officio