Academic Calendar Advisory Committee


Appointed by: President

Reports to: Vice Provost

Number of Members: 15

Faculty:  4

Staff:  9

Students:  1

Ex-Officio:  1

Updated:  September 2022


Purpose. Develops and recommends an academic calendar for presentation to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Member Appointments. The President makes all appointments. By virtue of position, the following members serve indefinite terms: Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Graduate Studies, Dean of an Academic College (to be nominated as necessary by the Provost), Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Director of Admissions, Director of Financial Aid, and Director of Residence Life. One ex-officio member from the Registrar's Office. The University Faculty Senate nominates three members of the faculty who will serve three-year terms ending August 31. The Student Government Association President, the Chair of the University Faculty Senate (UFS), and the President of Staff Senate serve as members with a 1-year term ending August 31. 


Chair Appointment.
By virtue of position, the University Registrar will serve as chair.


Committee Members



Indefinite Terms by Virtue of Position

Jacob Chandler, Chair, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services & Registrar
Somer Franklin, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ken Hendrickson, Dean of Graduate Studies
Chien-pin Li, Dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Keith Jenkins, Associate Vice President for Student Services
Angie Taylor, Director of Admissions
Dana Grant, Director of Residence Life
Lydia Hall, Director of Financial Aid

Faculty Representatives

Term expires August 31, 2024
Eric Marsh, College of Arts and Media
Brent Estes, College of Health Science
Lisa Brown, College of Education

University Faculty Senate Representative
Maria Botero, University Faculty Senate, Chair

Staff Senate President
Benjamin Cantu, Staff Senate, President

Student Government Association President
LaYauna Bonds, Student Government Association, President

Ex officio member
Kari Zella, Office of the Registrar


To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Tama Hamrick
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2394
Email: thamrick@shsu.edu