IT/Academic Advisory Committee


Appointed by: President

Reports to: Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs and Vice President of Information Technology

Number of Members: 11

Administrative: 2

Faculty: 9

Correct as of: June 2020


Purpose. The Academic Advisory Committee handles any and all matters associated with using information technology to enhance teaching, learning, and scholarly activities including classroom instructional technologies, e-portfolio products, and support services for faculty’s instruction, research, and service efforts.

Member Appointments. The President makes all appointments from nominations made by University Faculty Senate. Senate selects one faculty member nominee from each college and the library. The committee consists of 9 faculty members serving three-year rotating terms expiring at the end of the fiscal year. Vice President of Information Technology and Associate Vice President, Client Services serve indefinite terms as ex-officio members.  

Chair Appointment. The chair is elected from the faculty members of the committee by the committee members and will serve a one-year term ending August 31.

Committee Members 

Terms expire August 31, 2021:

TBD, Chair 

Terms expire August 31, 2023:

Irfan Ahmed, Business Administration
Stacy Ulbig, Humanities and Social Sciences
Chi Yu, Criminal Justice
Jaime Duran, Education
Jennifer Didier, Health Sciences
Mario Lopez, Osteopathic Medicine
Li-Jen Lester, Science and Engineering Technology
Rebecca Finley, Arts and Media
Ashley Crane, Newton Gresham Library

Ex officio members:

Mark Adams, VP of Information Technology
Terry Blaylock, AVP of Client Services


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