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The Student Affairs Committee is a standing committee of the Faculty Senate

Charge of the SAC

This committee shall have responsibility for matters relating to student affairs, their effect on the educational process, and the academic climate of the University, including items referred to in Sections 1.1d, 1.2e, 1.2f, 1.4, and 1.5. It shall recommend policy with respect to honors programs, remedial programs, athletics, discipline, health service, placement, housing, student activities, etc. It shall include among its duties in-depth and ongoing review of University admissions and financial aid policies, including their relation to projected enrollments. This committee shall establish policy in matters related to general admissions standards and prerequisites, as referred to in Section 1.1d, and shall review, recommend and participate in formulation of admissions procedures. The committee shall establish a continuing liaison with student government groups and with all appropriate administrative and academic offices.

SAC Operating Procedures

SAC Membership & Chair

In addition to elected faculty members as described in the Bylaws, the Student Affairs Committee shall also include a graduate and undergraduate student member designated by student governing bodies, renewable yearly. 

The Co-Chairs of the Student Affairs Committee are Kenneth Allen and Jennifer Prue.  Kenneth is a Senior Lecturer in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.  Jennifer is a Senior Lecturer in the College of Education and Social Services.

SAC Member List


2019-2020 Student Affairs Committee Members
College Name Photo term
Arts & Sciences Welch, Nancy Nancy Welch 2017-2020
Arts & Sciences Chan, Sin-Yee Sin Yee Chan 2018-2021
Agriculture & Life Sciences` Delaney, Terry Terry Delaney 2019-2022
Business (Grossman School) Gove, Steve Steve Gove 2017-2020
Education & Social Services Prue, Jennifer (Co-Chair) Jennifer Prue 2019-2022
Engineering & Mathematical Sciences Louisos, William William Louisos 2019-2022
Environment & Natural Resources O'Kane, Trish Trish O'Kane 2017-2020
Libraries Mardeusz, Patricia   2018-2021
LCOM Flyer, Jonathan Jonathan Flyer 2018-2021
LCOM Hockett, Mia Mia Hockett 2017-2020
Nursing and Health Sciences Allen, Kenneth (Co-Chair) Kenneth Allen 2019-2022
Student Government Pasquoloni, Sam   2019-2020
Graduate Student Senate Tinaz, Berke Berke Tinaz 2019-2020



SAC Meeting Schedule and Materials

Waterman Sign

The SAC generally meets on the first Thursday of each month from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. in the Faculty Senate Conference Room, Waterman 327.

2019-2020 SAC Meeting Schedule and Materials

2019-2020 SAC Meeting Schedule
Date Agenda minutes
September 5th  Agenda Minutes
October 3rd Agenda Minutes
November 7th Agenda Minutes
December 5th Agenda Minutes
February 6th Agenda Minutes
March 5th Agenda Minutes
April 2nd Agenda Minutes
May 7th Agenda Minutes

2018-2019 SAC Meeting Schedule and Materials

2018-2019 SAC Meeting Schedule
Date Agenda minutes
September 13, 2018 Agenda Minutes
October 11, 2018 Agenda Minutes
November 8, 2018 Agenda Minutes
December 6, 2018 Agenda Minutes
January 10, 2019 Agenda Minutes
February 14, 2019 Agenda Minutes
March 7, 2019 Agenda Minutes
April 18, 2019 Agenda Minutes
May 9, 2019 Agenda Minutes

2017-2018 SAC Meeting Schedule and Materials

2017-2018 SAC Meeting Schedule
Date Agenda minutes
September 14, 2017 Agenda Minutes
October 12, 2017 Agenda Minutes
November 9, 2017 Agenda Minutes
December 7, 2017 Agenda Minutes
January 11, 2018 No Meeting  
February 8, 2018 Agenda Minutes
March 8, 2018 No Meeting  
April 12, 2018 Agenda Minutes
May 10, 2018 Agenda Minutes

2016-2017 SAC Meeting Schedule and Materials

2016-2017 SAC Meeting Schedule
Date Agenda minutes
September 8, 2016 Agenda Minutes
October 13, 2016 Agenda Minutes
November 10, 2016 No Meeting No Minutes
December 8, 2016 Agenda Minutes
January 12, 2017 Agenda Minutes
February 9, 2017 Agenda MInutes
March 9, 2017 Agenda


April 13, 2017 Agenda Minutes
May 11, 2017 Agenda Minutes