Georgia Southern University

Athletics Committee

Purpose

The responsibilities of the Athletics Committee include the following:

a) ensure continuing oversight of all athletic programs in four major areas: academics, health-medical, financial operations, and gender equity;
b) provide a written report to the Senate on all infractions of NCAA rules and regulations which are reported to the NCAA;
c) recommend policy and procedures for all aspects of intercollegiate athletics;
d) address other specific questions in this area that may be requested by the Senate Executive Committee;
e) report to the Librarian, the Senate Executive Committee, and the Senate as described in Article IV, Section 3 of the Faculty Senate Bylaws;
f) report to the President of the University regarding any significant issues. Membership: Voting membership of the Athletics Committee will be composed of the Athletic Director, Vice President for Business and Finance, one faculty senator, eight faculty members elected by and representing each college and the Library, one undergraduate and one graduate student appointed by the SGA , NCAA faculty member institutional representative, and the Director of University Housing. The Chair and the President of GSU Athletic Foundation are non-voting members. The chair will be recommended by the Athletics Committee to the President, and the President will appoint the chair. Terms are two years, beginning and ending on August 1.

Membership (effective August 2014)

Aimao (Amy) Zhang (2015), CEIT Tom Kleinlein, Director, Athletics
Alice Hall (2016), CHHS Rob Whitaker, Vice President for Business and Finance
Robert Dunham (2015), CLASS Christopher MacDonald, Director of Housing
Britton McKay (2015), COBA  (Chair) Chris Geyerman, NCAA Faculty Athletic Representative
Cordelia Zinskie (2016), COE Undergraduate Student Representative:
Christine Whitlock (2016), COSM Graduate Student Representative:
Andrew Hansen (2016), JPHCOPH Student-Athlete Advisory Board President:
Cynthia Frost (2016), LIBRARY Kevin Bostian (non-voting), President, GSU Athletic Foundation
Senate Representative: Kathy Thornton (2015), CHHS

Minutes

2001 8/31 9/26 10/26 12/7
2002 1/25 2/25 3/29 4/26 8/27 9/27 10/25 12/4
2003 1/24 2/27 3/27 4/24 8/28 9/25 10/30
2004 1/22 2/26 3/25 4/22 8/26 9/30 10/28 12/2
2005 1/27 2/24 4/8 8/25 9/28 10/26 11/30
2006 1/25 3/29 4/26 8/23 9/25 11/27
2007 1/25 2/22 4/26 8/30 9/26 10/31 11/28
2008 1/30 2/27 3/26 4/30 8/28 9/24 10/23 11/20
2009 1/29 2/26 3/26 4/30 8/25 9/24 11/19
2010 1/21 2/25 3/25 4/29 8/27 9/24 10/29 11/19
2011 1/25 2/22 3/29 4/26 8/24 9/28 10/19 11/30
2012 1/31 2/29 3/28 4/25 8/29 9/26 10/31 11/28
2013 1/23 2/27 4/24 8/28 9/25 10/30 11/20
2014  2/26  3/26

 

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