Development Leave Committee


Elected by: Provost

Reports to: Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Number of Members: 9

Faculty: 9

Updated:  September 2021


Purpose: Reviews applications, develops rankings, and provides written recommendations to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Member Appointments: The Provost makes all appointments. Committee members shall consist of nine tenured faculty members elected for a three-year term by a vote of the general faculty from nominations submitted by the University Faculty Senate at an election conducted by the University Faculty Senate. If a vacancy occurs on the Faculty Development Leave Committee, the University Faculty Senate shall nominate a replacement to fill the unexpired terms.

Chair Appointment. The chair is elected by the committee.

Committee Members

Term for Chair expires August 31, 2022:

Erin Owens*, Chair

Terms expire August 31, 2022:

Fidel Gonzalez*, College of Business Administration
Joyce McCauley, College of Education
Erin Owens, Newton Gresham Library

Terms expire August 31, 2023:

Deborah Popham, College of Arts and Media
Jennifer Didier, College of Health Sciences
Yan Zhang, College of Criminal Justice

Terms expire August 31, 2024:

Kenneth McIntyre, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Jerry Cook, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Maria Barker, College of Humanities and Social Sciences


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