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.

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

Chair Appointment. The President designates the chair.

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