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QEP Committees

In the fall of 2017, the University identified several committees to aid in the process of our selection and development of the next Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP).

QEP 2018 Steering Committee

Description: This committee will work throughout the process (from fall 2017 through spring of 2018 and the final visit from SACS) to oversee the creation and development of the QEP. Membership on this committee will include the two co-chairs, the co-chairs of the QEP Selection Working Group, three faculty members, two staff members, and two students.

Committee Members

  • Patrice Rankine (Co-Chair), Dean Arts and Sciences, Dean, Arts & Sciences
  • Steve Bisese (Co-Chair), Vice President, Student Development
  • Sojourna Cunningham, Professor of Leadership Studies, Jepson School - Instruction
  • Scott Johnson (Selection Working Group Co-Chair), Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Rhetoric & Communication Studies
  • Terry Price, Professor of Leadership Studies, Jepson School - Instruction
  • Tom Shields, Associate Professor of Education & Program Chair of Graduate Education, Credit Admin
  • Julietta Singh, Assistant Professor of English
  • Sunni Brown, Assistant Director of Media & Public Relations, University Communications
  • Leslie Stevenson, Director, Career Services
  • Danny Heifetz, ’17
  • Megan Wing, ’17
QEP Selection Working Group

Description: This committee worked intensely from now through fall 2017 to narrow the options and submit final choices to the Steering Committee. Membership of this working group included the two co-chairs, five faculty members (one from each school), two staff members, and two students.

Working Group Members

  • Andy Litteral (Robins School of Business) (Co-Chair)
  • Scott Johnson (School of Arts & Sciences/Provost’s Office) (Co-Chair)
  • Kate Cassada (School of Professional and Continuing Studies)
  • Terry Dolson (Center for Civic Engagement)
  • Krittika Onsanit (Office of International Education)
  • Shira Smillie, ’18
  • Evan McKay, ’17
  • Lidia Radi (School of Arts & Sciences)
  • David Salisbury (School of Arts & Sciences)
  • Julian Hayter (Jepson School of Leadership Studies)
  • Mary Tate (School of Law)
QEP Development Working Group

Description: The membership of this committee will be large, involving approximately 10 faculty members, staff representatives from any and all relevant areas, and multiple student members who will help shape the development and implementation of the QEP.

Working Group Members

  • Patrice Rankine (Co-Chair), Dean Arts and Sciences, Dean, Arts & Sciences
  • Steve Bisese (Co-Chair), Vice President, Student Development
  • Mavis Brown, Associate Professor of Education, Education
  • Sojourna Cunningham, Professor of Leadership Studies, Jepson School - Instruction
  • Jessica Flanagan, Assistant Professor of Leadership Studies & PPEL, Jepson School – Instruction
  • Scott Johnson (Selection Working Group Co-Chair), Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Rhetoric & Communication Studies
  • Kristine Nolin, Associate Professor of Chemistry
  • Tom Mullen, Director of Public Affairs Journalism
  • Melissa Ooten, WILL* Prog Asso Dir&Gen Res Spe
  • Terry Price, Professor of Leadership Studies, Jepson School - Instruction
  • Tom Shields, Associate Professor of Education & Program Chair of Graduate Education, Credit Admin
  • Julietta Singh, Assistant Professor of English
  • Andy Szakmary, Professor of Finance
  • Jonathan Wight, Professor of Economics and International Studies
  • Patrick Benner, Director, Residence Life & Undergraduate Student Housing
  • Sunni Brown, Assistant Director of Media & Public Relations, University Communications
  • Rebecca Buffington, Senior Associate Director of Admission, Undergraduate Admission
  • Anthony Crenshaw, Associate Director, Student Organizations and Leadership Development, Center for Student Involvement
  • Dan Fabian, Associate Dean, Richmond College
  • Andy Gurka, Director of Living-Learning and Roadmap Programs
  • Katrice Hawthorne, Assessment Specialist, Office of Institutional Effectiveness
  • Glyn Hughes, Director, Common Ground
  • Carrie Ludovico, Instruction Librarian, Boatwright Memorial Library
  • Lindsey Love, Director, Academic Advising
  • Adrienne Piazza, Manager, Educational Initiatives and Leadership Development, Center for Civic Engagement
  • Leslie Stevenson, Director, Career Services
  • Hope Walton, Director, Academic Skills Center
  • Danny Heifetz, ’17
  • Jabari Lucas, ’18
  • Lindsay Paul, ’19
  • Megan Wing, ’17