Current Faculty Senate Committee Memberships

Executive Committee

President: Dr. Phillip Clay
Associate Professor of Education
School of Education, Human Development, and Consumer Sciences
Director of Disability Resource Center
(502) 597-6041 (Office) / 502-330-0550 (Work Cell)
phillip.clay@kysu.edu

Vice President: Dr. Gary Stratton
Associate Professor of Economics and Finance
School of Business
(502) 597-6912
gary.stratton@kysu.edu

Parliamentarian: Dr. Keith McCutchen
Associate Professor of Music
School of Humanities and Performing Arts
(502) 597-6498
keith.mccutchen@kysu.edu

Secretary: Danny Collum
Professor of English
School of Humanities and Performing Arts
(502) 597-5983
danny.collum@kysu.edu

Previous Year President (ex-officio): 



Academic Policies Committee

  • Chair: Kristopher Grimes
  • Vice-Chair: Bruce Griffis
  • Secretary: Rozina Johnson
  • Fariba Bigdeli-Jahed
  • Danny Collum
  • Rene Desborde
  • Buddhi Gyawali
  • Rozina Johnson

Budget and Academic Support Committee

  • Chair: Jennifer Ballard-Kang
  • Vice-Chair: Faiba Kashan
  • Secretary: Bobby Walter
  • Philip Clay
  • Rene Desborde
  • Keith McCutcheon
  • Noel Novelo

Curriculum Committee

  • Chair: Changzheng Wang
  • Vice-Chair: Shawn Lucas
  • Secretary: Donovan Ramon
  • Nkechi Amadefi
  • Jens Hannemann
  • Mindy Brooks-Eaves
  • Gavin Washington
  • Yun Jiang

Professional Concerns Committee

  • Chair: Gary Stratton
  • Vice-Chair: Bruce Griffis
  • Secretary: Mary Barr
  • Nancy Capriles
  • Dharma Khatiwada
  • Patti Marraccini
  • Sharon McGee
  • Debra Tate
  • Barbara Witty