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Shared Governance Committees

University Tenure Committee (2013–2014)
Sabbatical Review Committee (2012-13)
University Curriculum Committee Chair (2011-12; elected position)
University Curriculum Committee Member (2008-10, 2011-2013; elected two-year position)
University Forum (2011-12)
Human Relations Fact-Finding Committee (2009-11)
APSCUF Faculty Union Representative Council (2004-2007)

Administrative Committees

Day of Human Understanding Committee (2017-present)
Developmental Education Council (2017-present)
Council of Chairs and Program Directors (2014-present)
Exceptions and Waivers Committee (2014-present)
Interdisciplinary Minor Committee (2012- present)
College of Arts & Sciences College Council (2006-present) and Executive Council (2008-10 and 2014-16)
Academic Affairs Assessment Team (2014-present)
Degree Completion Program Steering Committee (2009-present)

Special Appointments

Search Committee for Director, Degree Completion Programs (2018)
Search Committee for Associate Dean of College of Arts and Sciences (2013)
College of Arts and Sciences Advisement Task Force (2012-13)
Web Content Advisory Committee (2007-2011)
Writing Across the Curriculum Committee (2005-6)
Technical/Professional Communications Minor Development Committee (2001-2003)
ACT 101 Advisory Board (2001-2007; 2017-present)

Additional Special Interest Committees

Environmental Steering Committee (2002-2013)
Black Heritage Committee (2004-2007)
Thurgood Marshall Mentoring Program (2002-2004)


Standing Committees

Assessment Committee, Chair (2014 – Fall 2015) and Member (2011-present)
Curriculum Committee, Chair (2011-12) and Member (2008-present)
Departmental Evaluation Committee (2006-8, 2011-2014, 2016-present)
Writing Committee, Chair (2017) and member (2001-present)
General Education/Writing Committee, Chair (2006)

Special Committee Appointments

EAPSU Undergraduate Conference Planning Committee (Spring 2013)
Five-year Review Committee (2005-2006; 2016-2017)
Public Relations Committee (2001-2009)
Creative Writing (Poetry) Search Committee (co-chair 2016; 2004 and 2013)
Composition/Writing Search Committee (2002 and 2005)


Internship Coordinator (develop and supervise internships; 2014 - present)
Judge, American Academy of Poetry, Student Poetry Contest (2015- present)
Faculty Sponsor, Sigma Tau Delta National English Honor Society (2003-6; 2013-present)
Faculty Advisor: Honors English Student Senior Capstone (2017)
Editor, Write the Ship Journal of Academic Writing (Fall 2002-Spring 2008)
Reader, placement exams for freshman writing (summers 2001-2013)

Editor and writer, English Department Newsletter (2001-2003)

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