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    Lackawanna College

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    Institutional Governance

    Lackawanna College offers numerous opportunities for internal and external constituents to meaningfully participate in governance activities, including the following:

    Committee Composition Purpose Chair / Head
    Institutional Strategic Planning Group Faculty and staff from across the College Strategize about institutional initiatives in support of strategic plan Dr. Jill Murray, EVP/CAO
    Curriculum Committee Majority includes faculty members from across academic disciplines. Select staff members also serve to lend expertise Review and approve or deny all changes to curriculum Lynn DeSanto, Science Faculty
    Technology Committee Majority includes faculty members from across academic disciplines. Select staff members also serve to lend expertise Discuss technology opportunities as related to faculty and the teaching and learning environment; make recommendations for improvement Lee Janczak, Computer Faculty
    Faculty Affairs Committee Tenured senior faculty members from across academic disciplines Make recommendations regarding faculty promotion in rank Vince Byrne, Business Faculty
    Assessment Committee Majority includes faculty members from across academic disciplines Promote best practices in student learning assessment, review and approve assessment tools for measurability and appropriateness Suzanne Cercone, Business Faculty
    LC Reads Committee Faculty and staff from across the College Choose LC Reads book annually and plan/implement activities Christine Kiehart, Developmental Education Faculty
    Student Affairs Policy Review Committee Staff from Student Affairs and Public Safety Regularly review and update Student Affairs policies Suellen Musewicz, Associate VP for Student Affairs
    Academic Policy Review Committee Faculty and staff from across the College Regularly review and adjust academic policies as necessary Theresa Scopelliti, Registrar
    Disciplinary Appeal Board Staff from across the College Hear disciplinary appeals and make recommendation to the President Dan LaMagna, Dean of Students
    Continuing Education Advisory Board Representatives from the community, as well as staff members Share ideas about continuing education programming Anita Cola, Dean of Continuing Education
    PTA Program Advisory Board Representatives from the community, as well as staff members Share ideas about PTA program improvement related to curriculum, policies, lab equipment, etc. Dr. Mike Augustine, PTA Program Director
    Sonography Program Advisory Board Representatives from the community, as well as staff members Share ideas about sonography program improvement related to curriculum, policies, lab equipment, etc. Stephanie McDaniels, Sonography Program Director
    Surgical Technology Advisory Board Representatives from the community, as well as staff members Share ideas about surgical technology program improvement related to curriculum, policies, lab equipment, etc. Anne Osborne, Surgical Technology Program Director
    SAP Committee Faculty and staff from across the College Collaborate, review, and develop wellness programming initiatives Marsha Pigga, SAP Director
    Health Fair Committee Staff from across the College Plan and execute annual Employee Health Fair Sharon Ebert, Director of HR
    Graduation Committee Staff from across the College Plan and execute graduation activities Mary Ann Oliveri, Administrative Assistant to the President/Secretary to the Board
    Annual Fund Ambassadors Staff and faculty members Assist the Director of the Lackawanna College fund with event planning and related activities Michelle Williams, Director of the Lackawanna College Annual Fund
    Marketing Committee Administrators from across the College Review marketing plans and share ideas Wendy Evans, Director of External Relations
    Center for Teaching and Learning Advisory Board Faculty from various disciplines Plan and execute Center for Teaching and Learning programming Kevin McDonough, English Faculty and Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning
    Perkins Advisory Group Representatives from the community, as well as staff members Share ideas and report outcomes related to vocational education strategies Christine Kiehart, Developmental Education Faculty
    Student Government Association Students Liaison group between students and administration. Offers leadership opportunity and encourages community involvement Karen Legge, Director of Student Life
    Campus Club Coalition Presidents and Vice Presidents of all Student Clubs To develop collaborative programming with all student groups and provide leadership opportunities Karen Legge, Director of Student Life
    Online Brainstorming Committee Faculty and staff from across the College Gather data and recommendations to meaningfully initiate projects, policy, and procedure to enhance the online program Carlie I. Nicastro, Director of the School of Distance Education