Professional & Academic Center for Excellence (PACE) Advisory Committee

Appointed by:  Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Reports to:  Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Number of Members: 12

Faculty: 8

Administrative/Staff: 5

Updated:  September 2022

Purpose.  Serves as an advisory committee to the Professional & Academic Center for Excellence (PACE) in matters pertaining to faculty professional development for teaching effectiveness as applied across the various scholarly disciplines. Serves as the advisory body for the selection of teaching innovation grants and other competitive internal programs.  Members serve as PACE liaisons to each academic college.

Member Appointments. The Provost makes all faculty appointments from nominations submitted by the academic deans. The committee consists of one faculty representative from each academic college and one representative from Newton Gresham Library (NGL).  Members serve staggered three-year terms.  Additionally, the director (or designated representative) from the First-Year Experience, SHSU Online, Graduate Studies, and the Elliott T. Bowers Honors College serve indefinite terms.

Chair Appointment. The director of PACE serves as the permanent Committee Chair.

Committee Members

Dr. G. Kevin Randall, PACE Director

Terms expire August 31, 2023
Dr. Elisa Herrmann, College of Arts and Media

Dr. Robert Maninger, College of Education

Terms expire August 31, 2024
Dr. Darren Williams, College of Science and Engineering Technology

Dr. Nancy Baker, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Dr. Erica Pasquini, College of Health Sciences

Terms expire August 31, 2025
Dr. Danica Schieber, College of Business Administration
Dr. Randy Garner, College of Criminal Justice
Dr. Yuan Zhao, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Terms expire August 31, 2026
Dr. Dianna Kim, Newton Gresham Library

Administrative/Staff - Indefinite Terms
Dr. Kay Angrove, First-Year Experience

Dr. Brian Miller, SHSU Online
Dr. Kimberly Bell, Elliott T. Bowers Honors College
Dr. Ken Hendrickson, The Graduate School

To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
Dr. Tama Hamrick