Shared Governance: Committee on Academic Affairs

Updated September, 2013

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  • Assure compliance by the University with the spirit and intent of the Acts of Congress;

This Committee has the following authority:

  • Consider and recommend
    • policies related to the addition and deletion of major academic programs; 
    • policies regarding appointment, promotion, tenure, sabbatical leave and dismissal of faculty members; and 
    • individuals for continuous tenure upon recommendation of the administration
  • Evaluate academic, research, and service programs in concept, in process, and in terms of impact on deaf and hard of hearing persons; 
  • Reports to the Board of Trustees


Name Title / Role
Dr. Tom Humphries
Senator Sherrod Brown
Ms. Claire Bugen  
Ms. Claudia Gordon  
Ms. Heather Harker  
Dr. Jorge Diaz-Herrera  
Ms. Nancy Kelly-Jones  
Dr. Richard Ladner
Ms. Pamela Lloyd-Okoge  
Ms.Tiffany Williams  
Representative Kevin Yoder  
Dr. Kathryn Baldridge Faaculty Representative
Dr. Ben Soukup
Ex Officio
Dr. Alan Hurwitz
Ex Officio


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