ACADEMIC, APPELLATE, AND SENATE COMMITTEE
2005-2006 Academic Year
DUE: May 1, 2006
COMMITTEE: _ Student Scholarship, Fellowship, and Financial Aid Committee________________
1. Membership (include ex-officio members).
Chal Benson Mathematics
Brent Henze English
Anthony Overton Biology
Kindal Shores Health and Human Perf
Monica Hough Allied Health Sciences
Jill Carlson Theatre and Dance
Ex-officio members (with vote)
Ann Jenkins Rep. of Chancellor -
Financial Aid Services
Shelly Myers Rep. of Provost – Academic Advising
Connie Ciechalski Faculty Senator – Technology and Computer Sc.
Megan Wallace Rep of SGA
2. Meeting Dates (include
September 26, 2005: Chal Benson, Brent Henze, Kindal Shores, Monica Hough, Jill Carlson, Mary Ann Jenkins, Catherine Rigsby
October 24, 2005: Chal Benson, Brent Henze, Jill Carlson, Anthony Overton, Mary Ann Jenkins, Connie Ciechalski
November 28, 2005: Chal Benson, Brent Henze, Jill Carlson, Mary Ann Jenkins, Bill Clark, Vicky Morris (from ECU Foundation)
January 30, 2006: Chal Benson, Brent Henze, Jill Carlson, Anthony Overton, Mary Ann Jenkins, Matt Wagoner (from SGA)
February 27, 2006: meeting cancelled
March 27, 2006: meeting cancelled
April 24, 2006: Chal Benson, Brent Henze, Jill Carlson, Anthony Overton, Mary Ann Jenkins
2. Subcommittees established during the year (include progress and/or completion of work).
Accomplishments during the year, especially as
addressed through committee goals.
Please include recommendations made to any University agency other
committee chose the recipients of the Lillian Jenkins, Probey, Andrews,
The committee invited representatives from the ECU Foundation to discuss fundraising for scholarships. Vicki Morris and Bill Clark provided an excellent overview of Foundation operations.
committee met with SGA representative Matt Wagoner concerning
Several committee members participated in the ECU Scholarship Selection Weekend, March 24-25, 2006. Jill Carlson and Chal Benson served on scholarship selection committees that interviewed potential candidates.
5. Reports to the
6. Business carried over to next year (list in priority order).
a. The Faculty Senate passed resolution #03-61 (on Aid to Students in Poverty) in December of 2003. The resolution requests that $5 million of the Centennial Capital Campaign be held in endowment, the earnings to be used as grant aid for economically disadvantaged ECU students. This committee should continue to monitor the success of the Centennial Capital Campaign in collecting monies that can be used to aid students in poverty, and to participate as needed in development of criteria for awarding and dispersing such grant aid.
b. To continue to participate in Scholarship Weekend and to investigate how to help attract merit scholars to ECU
7. Evaluation of the committee (include anything that hindered or assisted the
committee's work during the year).
Charge: Appears appropriate
B. Personnel: Committee worked well together
C. Attendance: A quorum was present to conduct business at each meeting. Schedule conflicts did, however, make it difficult for some members to attend meetings. Committee member David Ozag resigned following the first meeting and was not replaced by the Faculty Senate.
D. Responsibilities: Committee’s charge is to review the policies or procedures for scholarship awards and financial aid to help develop such policies and assist in attraction of qualified students.
E. Activities: Heard from the ECU Foundation regarding fundraising. Followed up on last year’s study of textbook costs, endorsing an SGA resolution on this issue that was provided to faculty by ECU Dowdy Stores. Selected scholarship recipients for various university scholarships.
8. Suggestion(s) to the Chair of the Faculty
9. Does the Committee’s organizational meeting next year need to be earlier than the date set this year?
If yes, when do you prefer:_____________________________________________
Signed: Chairperson _______Chal Benson______________
Vice Chair _______Brent Henze______________
Please forward the completed annual report to the Faculty Senate office at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, May 1, 2006. Thank you.