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SHP Steering Committee

Sets the agenda and officiates the School of Health Professions faculty meetings. Steering Committee meetings are held the second Tuesday each month at noon in G011 SON Bldg. Past steering committee reports

Steering Committee Members

Committee/Position

Term Ends

Hao Zhu

Past Steering Chair

6/30/2021

Heather Gibbs

Current Steering Chair

6/30/2022

Wen Liu

Steering Chair Elect

6/30/2023

Paul Bennetts

Academic Affairs

6/30/2021

Irina Smirnova

Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure

6/30/2021

Bobbie Laincz

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

6/30/2021

Karri Arndt

Elections

6/30/2021

Rosann McLean

Faculty Practice

6/30/2021

Cheryl Skinner

Professional Development

6/30/2021

Mark Chertoff

Research

6/30/2021

Jeff Radel

Office of the Dean representative

ex-officio



Steering Committee Policies and Procedures

A.  Membership: Three elected members who have been full-time School of Health Professions faculty for the most recent five years plus chairs of each of the standing committees. Each member has one vote.

B.  Chairperson: The chair of the school's steering committee shall function as the representative to the steering committee of the Faculty Assembly of the University of Kansas Medical Center.

C.  Functions: 

  1. Call and conduct meetings of the School of Health Professions faculty.
  2. Prepare agendas for such meetings.
  3. Coordinate orientation programs for new School of Health Professions faculty members.
  4. Appoint an ad hoc grievance committee for School of Health Professions faculty if requested by the dean of the school.
  5. Coordinate faculty governance activities within the school.
  6. Facilitate communications among school committees and with other campus governance groups.

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