2007-2008 Academic Year


COMMITTEE: Student Scholarships, Fellowships, and Financial Aid


1.       Membership (include ex-officio members).


Regular Members


            Kindal Shores                        Health and Human Performance

            Monica Hough                       Allied Health Sciences        

            Jill Carlson                             Theatre & Dance

            Yong Wang                            Geography

            Ken MacLeod                        Business

            Hanna Jubran                        Art & Design

            Pramathanath Sastry            Mathematics


Ex-officio Members (with vote)


            Judi Bailey                             Rep. of Chancellor – Financial Aid Services

            Shelly Myers                          Rep. of Provost – Academic Advising

            Susie Harris                           Rep. of Chair of Faculty – Allied Health Sciences


 2.      Meeting Dates (include members present*).
* and members who contributed to committee action, but were not at the meeting.


            September 24, 2007: (Taggart, MacLeod, Overton, Jubran, Sastry, Carlson, Bailey)

            October 22, 2007: meeting cancelled

            November 26, 2007: meeting cancelled

            January 29, 2008: (MacLeod, Wang, Jubran, Sastry, Carlson, Shores, Bailey, Myers, Harris)

            February 25, 2008: meeting cancelled

            March 24, 2008: meeting cancelled

            April 28, 2008: meeting cancelled

            May 1, 2008: (MacLeod, Jubran, Sastry, Carlson, Shores, Harris, Wang, Myers)


3.      Subcommittees established during the year (include progress and/or completion of work).



4.      Accomplishments during the year, especially as addressed through committee goals.  Please include recommendations made to any University agency other than the Faculty Senate that will be noted under #5.


The committee reviewed the sections within the catalogue (print and on-line) that discuss scholarships and financial aid and determined that there were no substantial differences in terms of getting information to the students.  No further action was required.


Judi Bailey brought the committee up to date on changes to the Financial Aid office, Banner, and federal regulations.  No further action was required.


Micahel Bassman brought the committee up to date on changes to the Scholarship Weekend.  The committee concurred with these changes.  No further action was required.


The committee met to select recipients and alternates for the Lilian Jenkins, Probey, Andrews, eastern North Carolina, and Chevrolet scholarships, as well as the Retired Faculty Association Scholarship, as it does each Spring as needed.  Recommendations have been forwarded to the Financial Aid Office.


5.       Reports to the Faculty Senate (include dates and resolution numbers).



6.       Business carried over to next year (list in priority order).

            Continue with the normal business of the committee


7.       Evaluation of the committee (include anything that hindered or assisted the

          committee's work during the year).

          A.      Charge: Appears appropriate

          B.      Personnel: committee worked well together

          C.      Attendance: meeting times were changed to accommodate as many committee members as possible

          D.      Responsibilities: the committee fulfilled its responsibitlies

          E.      Activities: the committee’s workload is relatively low, but appropriate to its charge


8.       Suggestion(s) to the Chair of the Faculty and/or Faculty Senate for improving the effectiveness of the committee.



9.       Does the Committee’s organizational meeting next year need to be earlier than the date set this year? 




                                                  Signed:  Chairperson _Ken MacLeod________________


                                                                      Secretary   _Jill Carlson__________________