University of Southern Indiana
Faculty and Academic Affairs

The Faculty and Academic Affairs Committee is composed of one faculty representative from each academic college. The provost and vice president for Academic Affairs and the director of the Library shall be ex-officio members of the committee. Other ex-officio members may be appointed by the president. Functions of the committee are:

  • To provide liaison between the David L. Rice Library and the faculty and to formulate and propose policies regarding the operation of the David L. Rice Library.

  • To formulate and propose policies and procedures with regard to the appointment, retention, tenure and promotion of University faculty.

  • To formulate and propose policies and procedures on faculty conduct and academic freedom.

  • To formulate and propose policies and procedures with regard to professional growth, teaching loads, and the facilitation of teaching and research.

  • To formulate and propose policies and procedures on all faculty and academic affairs not within the province of other standing committees of the faculty.



Committee Members
  • Peter Cashel-Cordo
    Dr. Peter Cashel-Cordo
    Professor of Economics
    Business and Engineering Center 3005
    Phone: 812-465-7033
  • Claudine Fairchild
    Ms. Claudine Fairchild
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    Chair of Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program
    Health Professions Center 2148
    Phone: 812-464-1994
  • Matthew Hanka
    Dr. Matthew Hanka
    Assistant Professor of Political Science
    Director of Master of Public Administration Program
    Liberal Arts Center 3066
    Phone: 812-461-5204
  • Jennifer Mohr
    Dr. Jennifer Mohr
    Assistant Professor of Education
    Education Center 3144
    Phone: 812-461-5321
Ex Officio
  • Ronald Rochon
    Dr. Ronald Rochon
    Professor of Education
    Byron C. Wright Administration Building 103B
    Phone: 812-465-1617
  • Marna Hostetler
    Ms. Marna Hostetler
    Director of Library
    David L. Rice Library 2028
    Phone: 812-464-1826
  • Mayola Rowser
    Dr. Mayola Rowser
    Associate Professor of Nursing
    Interim Director of Graduate Studies
    Robert D. Orr Center 1063
    Phone: 812-465-7015


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