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Faculty Development Team

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Team Membership

Nine-member team: one representative of the Dental School faculty; one representative of the Law School faculty; one faculty member selected by the MFA from among its members; four elected representatives of the McNichols faculty; and two administrative representatives

Reports to Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs and through that office to other bodies as appropriate


5 faculty representatives

Barbara Burson, Nursing, McAuley School of Nursing, College of Health Professions (term expires 3/2015)

Cynthia Langham, Communication Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Education (term expires 3/2015)

Sheri Pickover, Counseling, College of Liberal Arts & Education (term expires 3/2016)

Elaine Webber, Nursing, McAuley School of Nursing, College of Health Professions (term expires 3/2016)

Kathy Moran, Nursing, McAuley School of Nursing, College of Health Professions (term expires 3/2015)  (MFA)

2 administrative representatives

Sharon Moser, Physician Assistant, College of Health Professions (term expires 8/2013)

Jeff Ingalsbe, Computer and information Systems, College of Liberal Arts & Education (term expires 8/2014)

1 Dental School representative

Kathi Shepherd, Director of Outcomes Assessment, Chair of Dental Hygiene Division, School of Dentistry (term expires 8/2014)

1 Law School representative

Jacqueline Hand (term expires 8/2014)

Invited Participants

The chairperson of a Team and/or the administrator to whom the Team reports may add guests in an “Invited Participant” category. Individuals are invited because of their expertise, potential contributions, or history with the team but have no voting rights.  The term of service for invited participants is not to exceed two years.  Invited participants are not eligible for reappointment in this category.  A team may not exceed three invited participants at any given time.

Cate Caldwell, Director of Office of Sponsored Research Activities (term expires 8/2014)

2013-14 Charges

Note: Numbers indicate the corresponding 2012-2017 University Strategic Plan action steps Click here to view

Ongoing Responsibilities

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