TASK FORCE CHARGE
1. Design the process for identifying the topic.
2. Facilitate input and dialogue regarding the topic across the University community.
3. Submit recommendations for final topics to the Executive Cabinet
The work of the Task Force will take place during the 2013-14 academic year. In summer 2014, a new committee will be appointed to research the topic further and develop the quality enhancement plan.
ABOUT THE MEMBERSHIP
The QEP Topic Selection Task Force is comprised of 24 members, including 15 faculty members (2 from each of the University’s six colleges, the Faculty Senate President, 1 from University Libraries, and the Associate Provost), 3 students (1 undergraduate student representative from the Hattiesburg campus, 1 undergraduate student representative from the Gulf Coast campus, and 1 graduate student), and 6 staff representing the Alumni Association, Learning Enhancement, Professional Development (community liaison), Research Support, SACS-Quality Enhancement Programs, and Student Success. The membership was developed in consultation with the Provost, academic deans, and Faculty Senate President.
QEP TOPIC SELECTION TASK FORCE MEMBERS
Mary Ann Adams, Child and Family Studies, College of Education and Psychology
Tammy Barry, Psychology, College of Education and Psychology
Ann Marie Chilcutt, Student Government Association President
Mike Davis, Biological Sciences, College of Science and Technology
Jerry DeFatta, Alumni Association
Desmond Fletcher, Faculty Senate President
Adina Green, Student Success
LaQuita Gresham, Student Government Association – Gulf Coast
Julie Howdeshell, SACS-Quality Enhancement Programs, Office of the Provost
J.T. Johnson, Center for Research Support
Kathleen (Kathy) Masters, Nursing (Chair of QEP Topic Selection Task Force)
Ed McCormack, University Libraries – Gulf Coast
Scott Milroy, Marine Science, College of Science and Technology
Elaine Molaison, Nutrition and Food Systems, College of Health
Joseph Peryrefitte, Associate Dean, College of Business
Scott Piland, Human Performance and Recreation, College of Health
William Powell, Associate Provost for Assessment and Accreditation, Office of the Provost
Sheri Rawls, Director, Learning Enhancement Center, Office of the Provost
Jennifer Sequeira, Management and International Business, College of Business
Marek Steedman, Political Science, Int’l Development, and Int’l Affairs, College of Arts and Letters
Fred Varnado, Office of Professional Development
Whitney Wallace, Graduate Student
Mark Waymire, Music, College of Arts and Letters
Cindy Welch, Collaborative Nursing Care, College of Nursing