University Council: 2016-2017

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. Jerald Ogg, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

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

*Ms. Shannon Perry, Student Conduct Coordinator

*Dr. Ross Dickens, Dean of Business and Global Affairs (2017)

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

*Mr. Bob Bradley, President-elect, Faculty Senate (2016)

Dr. David Carithers, Faculty Representative (2017)

Dr. Patricia Hewitt, Faculty Representative (2018)

Dr. Bill Waterman, Faculty Representative (2018)

Dr. Ed Wheeler, Faculty Representative (2017)

Dr. Amy Yeung, Faculty Representative (2017)

Mr. Josh Diltz, SGA President (2017)

Mr. Ryan Leatherbarrow, SGA Vice President (2017)

Ms. Marabeth Kennedy, SGA Secretary General (2017)

Mr. Jordan Long, SGA Representative (2017)

Ms. Shelly Pate, SGA Representative (2017)

Ms. Rachel Washburn, SGA Representative (2017)

(*Indicates ex‑officio member of the Committee)