Governance Section : Academic Master Plan Committee

Committee Area: Academic Affairs

Committee Charge:

This committee was charged with developing an academic master plan for the college that was to drive facility and fiscal decisions in support of academics. The committee was asked to develop an academic master plan that included a mission statement (aligned with the college’s missions statement), academic affairs values (aligned with the college strategic plan core values) and academic goals and objectives including academic program goals, faculty and staff goals, academic reputation goals, and competencies needed for students to function in today’s world such as 21st century skills and global competencies. The committee was asked to develop action plans to accomplish these objectives. Finally, the committee was asked to recommend future academic needs/growth depending on the needs of our students/communities.

Meeting Schedule and Minutes

Membership Rotation: Faculty rotate every two years.

Rotating Membership Selection: Deans recommend faculty to the vice president of academic affairs.

Committee Membership: 2011-2012

Name Title Campus Service Begins Service Concludes
Alan Jackson (Chair) VPAA Decatur Non-Rotating  
Barbara Brown Dean of Institutional Effectiveness Decatur Non-Rotating  
Sean Brumfield Executive Director of Civic Engagement and Service Learning Decatur Non-Rotating  
Pamela Moolenaar-Wirsiy Director of Center for Teaching and Learning and QEP Decatur Non-Rotating  
Margaret Ehrlich Dean of Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer Science Dunwoody Non-Rotating  
Paulos Yohannes Dean of Science Decatur Non-Rotating  
Ron Key Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts Newton Non-Rotating  
Ernie Guyton Interim Director of the Center for International Education Clarkston Non-Rotating  
Jeff Portnoy Director of Honors Program Clarkston Non-Rotating  
Damita Boyd Chair of Sign Language Interpreting Program Clarkston 7/1/11 7/1/13
Andrea Morgan Chair of English, Humanities, and Fine Arts Clarkston 7/1/11 7/1/13
Jerry Poteat Faculty Dunwoody 7/1/11 7/1/13
Mark Hollier Faculty Clarkston 7/1/11 7/1/13
Behnaz Rouhani Faculty Dunwoody 7/1/11 7/1/13
Emily Whaley Faculty Clarkston 7/1/11 7/1/13
Amanda Damarin Faculty Dunwoody 7/1/11 7/1/13
Kim Krinsky Faculty Clarkston 7/1/11 7/1/13
Debra Denzer Faculty Clarkston 7/1/11 7/1/13
Susan Westfall Faculty Clarkston 7/1/11 7/1/13
Terry Bozeman Faculty Decatur 7/1/11 7/1/13
Lita Hooper Faculty Online 7/1/11 7/1/13
Jackie Williams Faculty Clarkston 7/1/11 7/1/13
Sharon Grason Faculty Clarkston 7/1/11 7/1/13
Beverly Lee Faculty Dunwoody 7/1/11 7/1/13
Nancy Storey Faculty Clarkston 7/1/11 7/1/13

Previous Membership