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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 Membership & Chair

Tom Chittenden and Jen Prue

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 Thomas Chittenden and Jennifer Prue.  Thomas is Full Time Lecturer in the Grossman School of Business.  Jennifer is a Senior Lecturer in the College of Education and Social Services.

SAC Member List


2018-2019 Student Affairs Committee Members
College Name term
Arts & Sciences Welch, Nancy 2017-2020
Arts & Sciences Chan, Sin-Yee 2018-2021
Agriculture & Life Sciences` Pintauro, Stephen 2016-2019
Business (Grossman School) Chittenden, Thomas (Co-Chair) 2017-2020
Education & Social Services Prue, Jennifer (Co-Chair) 2016-2019
Engineering & Mathematical Sciences Louisos, William 2016-2019
Environment & Natural Resources O'Kane, Trish 2017-2020
Extension Oyarzabal, Omar 2016-2019
Libraries Mardeusz, Patricia 2018-2021
Medicine Flyer, Jonathan 2018-2021
Medicine Hockett, Mia 2017-2020
Nursing and Health Sciences Allen, Kenneth 2016-2019
Student Government Malling, Charlotte 2018-2019
Graduate Student Senate Tinaz, Berke 2018-2019



SAC Meeting Schedule and Materials

Waterman Sign

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

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