Student Disciplinary Hearing Committee



Appointed By: President

Reports to: Vice President for Student Services

Number of Members: 30

Faculty 12

Staff 6

Students 12

Correct as of: October 2016


Purpose: Assists with the resolution of student grievances in the manner prescribed in the code of student conduct.

Appointments. The President makes all appointments and designates a permanent Chair; the University Faculty Senate nominates twelve full-time faculty with alternating two-year terms.  Six administrative staff members are appointed by the President with alternating two-year terms.

The Student Government Association also submits twelve nominees to serve one-year terms expiring at the end of the academic year; students may be assigned to assist with the resolution of matters that do not involve potential violations of the Sexual Misconduct Policy.

Committee Members

Chair (indefinite term)

Wayne Bennett

Faculty Members

Terms expire August 31, 2017

Linda Carrington, Business Administration
Debra Hatton, Fine Arts & Mass Communication
Charles Meitzler, Sciences
Dwayne Pavelock, Sciences
Baburhan Uzum, Education
Stephen Nkansah-Amankra, Health Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2018

Kristina Vargo, Education
Michael Vaughn, Criminal Justice
Lisa Shen, Newton Gresham Library
Brian Blackburne, Humanities and Social Sciences
Michael Hanson, Newton Gresham Library
Jeremiah Dancy, Humanities and Social Sciences


Administrative Staff Members

Term expires August 31, 2018

Wayne Bennett, Assistant Director of Residence Life
Eddie Gisemba,  Alcohol and Drug Abuse Initiative/Student Health Center
Krystin Catlin,  Lowman Student Center


Term expires August 31, 2017

Kari Zella, Bearkat OneCard
Scott Vaculik, Recreational Sports
James Van Roekel, Lowman Student Center


Student Members

Terms expire May 31, 2017

Tempest Brooks
Alvin Casimere
David Eller
Rebekah Ethridge
Jarrell Gibson
Alexus Hardy

Jordan Johnson
Beverly Liu
Adrianna Loftin
Diakira Powers
London Sneden
Hannah Spradlin





To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
JoLynne Wharton
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2478
Email: jew036@shsu.edu


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