B4 Student Athletes and Activities Committee

FUNCTION: The purpose of Student Athletes and Activities Committee is to maintain a formal communication channel between the faculty and student athletes and to advise the president on matters pertaining to student athletes.

COMPOSITION: Three (3) members elected at large from and by the voting members of the General Faculty for three (3) year staggered terms. Two (2) faculty members shall be appointed for one (1) year terms by the president from among the faculty currently serving on the Intercollegiate Athletics Council. Two (2) student athlete members, one (1) each from men’s and women's athletics, will be appointed by the president from a list submitted by the Student Athletes Advisory Council. In addition, every year the chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two (2) voting faculty members of the Faculty Council for one (1) year terms. The faculty athletics representative (FAR) shall serve on the committee in an advisory capacity. Each fall, the committee shall elect a chair elect who shall be a voting faculty member of the committee, though, if that proves impossible, it shall elect a vice chair as an interim measure, while continuing to seek a chair elect. Each committee shall make an annual report on its work, in writing, to the General Faculty and Faculty Council. The faculty-appointed representative to the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA) will serve as an ex-officio member.

(Est. 2015 D 12174-12177)

Member E-mail Address Book (comma delimited

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Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics - http://www.thecoia.org/ 

Annual Report

First Meeting

Friday, September 8th 10:30-11:30 via Zoom

2023-2024 Membership

Committee Chair
Lisa Sigafoos, Assistant Professor of Practice, Special Education

Chair Elect


Ted Gordon, Associate Professor, African and African Diaspora Studies


Lisa Sigafoos, Assistant Professor of Practice, Special Education


Matthew Bowers, Associate Professor of Instruction, Kinesiology and Health Education

2023-2024 Faculty Council Representatives

Julia Guernsey, Professor, Art and Art History
David DeMatthews, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy

2023-2024 Intercollegiate Athletics Council Faculty Reps

Terrance L. Green, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy
Tasha Philpot, Professor, Department of Government

Student Members


TBD, Student Athlete
TBD, Student Athlete

Administrative Advisers without Vote


Michael B. Clement, Professor, Accounting, Faculty Athletic Representative
Stephen H. Marshall, Associate Professor, American Studies, COIA Representative