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Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4116





Academic Council

The Academic Council functions as the primary organizational group for department chairs and deans. The Council functions in an advisory capacity to the Provost/Chief Learning Officer for Academic Affairs. The Council recommends actions to the Provost who either responds or directs the recommendations to the proper person or organization within the university governance structure. These recommendations will indicate the Council's majority opinion on an issue or a call for action. The recommendations will be in writing and will contain the appropriate individual or group to receive the recommendation.  

Meeting Schedule

Academic Council Schedule 2014-15
Date Time Location
August 12 2014   3:00 * WDE 2020
September 9 2014 3:30 UN 240
October 14 2014 3:30 WDE 2020
November 11 2014 3:30 WDE 2020
December 9 2014 3:30 UN 237A
January 13 2015 3:30 UN 237B
February 10 2015 3:30 UN 237B
March 10 2015 3:30 UN 238
April 14 2015 3:30 UN 237B
May 12 2015   3:00 * UN 237A
June 9 2015   3:00 * WDE 2401
July   No Mtg.    
* Summer Schedule


Academic Council
 
NAME
PROVOST/CHIEF LEARNING OFFICER Dr. Deborah Curtis
   
COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Dean Dr. Gersham Nelson
School of Visual and Performing Arts  
     Department of Music Dr. Scott Lubaroff (Interim Chair)
     Department of Theatre and Dance Dr. Richard Herman (Chair)
     Department of Art and Design Dr. Mick Luehrman (Chair)
Department of English and Philosphy Dr. Daniel Schierenbeck (Chair)
Department of History and Anthropology Dr. Eric Tenbus (Chair)
Department of Government, International Studies, and Languages Dr. Gregory Streich (Chair)
Department of Communication Dr. Arthur Rennels(Chair)
Department of Sociology, Gerontology, and Cross-Disciplinary Studies Dr. Wendy Geiger, (Chair)
   
HARMON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
Dean Dr. Roger Best
School of Business Administration  
     Department of Economics, Finance and Marketing Dr. Jose Mercado (Chair)
     School of Accountancy and Computer Information Systems Dr. Someswar Kesh (Chair)
     Department of Management Dr. Chris Opatrny (Chair)
School of Professional Studies  
     Department of Aviation LTC Tony Monetti (Asst. Dean)
     Department of Criminal Justice Dr. Lynn Urban (Chair)
     Department of Communication Disorders and Social Work Ms. Jean Nuernberger (Chair)
     Department of Military Science and Leadership LTC Dan Cureton
   
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION  
Dean Dr. Michael Wright
Department of Career and Technology Education Dr. Odin Jurkowski (Chair)
Department of Educational Foundations and Literacy Dr. Dawna Lisa Butterfield (Chair)
Department of Educational Leadership and Human Development Dr. Patricia Antrim (Chair)
Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education Dr. Nicole Nickens (Chair)
   
COLLEGE OF HEALTH, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY
Dean Dr. Alice Greife
Department of Nursing Dr. Julie Clawson (Chair)
Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology Dr. Michael Godard (Chair)
Department of Biology and Earth Science Dr. Fanson Kidwaro (Chair)
School of Environmental, Physical and Applied Sciences Dr. Leigh Ann Blunt (Chair)
School of Technology Dr.  Douglas Koch (Chair)
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Dr. Xiaodong Yue (Chair)
Department of Psychological Science Dr. David Kreiner (Chair)
   
HONORS COLLEGE AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Dean Dr. Joseph Lewandowski
Interim Director of International Center Ms. Laurel Hogue
   
LIBRARY SERVICES  
Dean Ms. Mollie Dinwiddie
Kirkpatrick Library Ms. Linda Medaris (Chair)
   
VICE PROVOST FOR ACADEMIC PROGRAMS AND SERVICES Dr. Mike Grelle
   
VICE PROVOST FOR STUDENT EXPERIENCE AND ENGAGEMENT Dr. Shari Bax
   
VICE PROVOST FOR ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT Dr. Betsy Kreisel
   
Department of Academic Enrichment Ms. Davie Davis (Chair)
   
VICE PROVOST FOR TECHNOLOGY AND CIO Dr. Jim Graham
   
DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE SCHOOL AND INTERNATIONAL ADMISSIONS Ms. Tina Church
   
FACULTY SENATE PRESIDENT Ms. Cheryl Riley