Distinguished Lecturer Series Committee


Appointed by: President

Reports to: President

Number of Members: 12

Faculty: 10

Ex officio 2

Correct as of: September 2018


Purpose. Develops programs to provide a distinguished lecturer presentation during the academic year.

Appointments. The President makes all appointments from University Faculty Senate nominations and designates the Chair; President may designate one or more ex officio members; three-year terms expiring at the end of the fiscal year.

Committee Members

Term for Chair expires August 31, 2021:

Santosh Kumar*, Chair

Terms expire August 31, 2021:

Santosh Kumar*, Business Administration
Ricardo Montelongo, Education
Umit Karabiyik, Science & Technology Engineering
Maria Barker, Humanities and Social Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2019:

Peggy DeMers, Fine Arts & Mass Communication
Diane Dowdey, Humanities and Social Sciences
Barbara Polnick, Education

Terms expire August 31, 2020:

Stephen Shotwell, Newton Gresham Library
Bobby LaRue, Criminal Justice
Brent Estes, Health Sciences

Ex-officio Members

Charlene McWilliams, Director of University Events
Stephanie Knife, Director of Marketing and Communications & PIO


To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Heather Adams
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2394
Email: heatheradams@shsu.edu