Distinguished Lecturer Series Committee


Appointed by: President

Reports to: President

Number of Members: 12

Faculty: 10

Ex Officio:  2

Updated:  September 2022


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, 2025
Nara Matirosyan, Chair

Terms expire August 31, 2023
Yue Xie, College of Health Sciences

Sahar Soliman, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Xiaobo Wang, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2024
Diego Ribeiro Caetano, College of Arts and Media

Christopher Thompson, College of Business Administration
Nara Martirosyan, College of Education
Danhong Chen, College of Science and Engineering Technology

Terms expire August 31, 2025
Nicholas Graves, College of Arts and Media
Danhong Chen, College of Science and Engineering Technology
Susan Elkins, Newton Gresham Library

Ex Officio Members
Charlene McWilliams, Executive Director of University Events

Stephanie Knific, Director of Marketing and Communications and Public Information Officer


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