University Council: 2017-2018

PURPOSE: The University Council, in accordance with the University of Tennessee Bylaws, was established by the Chancellor and delegated review of the following functions: approval and control of student organizations and adoption of standards of conduct and disciplinary procedures involving misconduct or delinquencies of students. Subcommittees of five members, in addition to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, serving as a non-voting chairperson, shall serve as appeal boards (or as the initial hearing boards) for disciplinary cases and appeals of grades alleged to be lower than academically earned. However, the Chancellor shall retain ultimate control and authority and shall be responsible to the President and the Board of Trustees for all final actions and decisions in these areas.


COMPOSITION: Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, Student Conduct Coordinator, two (2) academic deans serving two year terms with one rotating off each year, President elect of Faculty Senate, five (5) faculty members serving two year terms, and six (6) executive officers of the Student Government Association or designees selected from SGA Senate. The Committee will be chaired by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.





*Dr. Margaret Toston, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Chair

*Mr. Andy Wilson, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement

*Dr. Rich Helgeson, Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

*Ms. Petra McPhearson, Interim Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration

*Ms. Shannon Perry, Student Conduct Coordinator

*Ms. Cynthia West, Dean of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences (2018)

*Dr. Jennifer Greenwood, Interim Dean of Engineering and Natural Sciences (2019)

*Dr. Renee LaFleur, President-elect, Faculty Senate (2018)

Mr. Andrew Brown, Faculty Representative (2019)

Dr. Patricia Hewitt, Faculty Representative (2018)

Dr. Malcolm Koch, Faculty Representative (2019)

Dr. Brian Carroll, Faculty Representative (2019)

Dr. Bill Waterman, Faculty Representative (2018)

Mr. Jordan Long, SGA President (2018)

Mr. Breydon Horton, SGA Vice President (2018)

Ms. Holly Seng, SGA Secretary General (2018)

Mr. Preston Carter, SGA Representative (2018)

Mr. Daniel Jones, SGA Representative (2018)

Ms. Dalis Lampkins, SGA Representative (2018)

(*Indicates ex‑officio member of the Committee)