Committee Membership


  • Sam Olens, President


  • Ron Koger, Special Assistant to the President for Consolidation
  • Jorge Perez, Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness

Administrators Council Representatives

  • Tamara Livingston, Chair Administrators Council
  • Paul Parker, Vice Chair, Administrators Council

Chairs and Directors Assembly Representative

  •  Ivan Pulinkala, Chair, Department of Dance

College Representatives

  • David Baugher, Graduate College
  • Kathryn Bedette, College of Architecture and Construction Management
  • Charity Bryan, WellStar College of Health and Human Services
  • Tom Fallon, Southern Poly College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
  • Joel Fowler, College of Science and Math
  • Tamara Grooms, College of Continuing and Professional Education
  • Katherine Kinnick, Honors College
  • Linda Lyons, University College
  • Stuart Napshin, Coles College of Business
  • Vanessa Slinger-Friedman, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Anete Vasquez, Bagwell College of Education
  • Ben Wadsworth, College of the Arts
  • Ying Xie, College of Computing and Software Engineering

Deans Council Representative

  • Mark Anderson, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Senate Representatives

  • Joya Carter-Hicks, President Elect, Faculty Senate
  • Humayan Zafar, President, Faculty Senate

President’s Cabinet

  • Charles Amlaner, Vice President for Research
  • Melisa Baldwin, Assistant Vice President for Development
  • James Cooper, Assistant VP for University Communications
  • Richard Corhen, Chief Operating Officer of the KSU Foundation
  • Tammy DeMel, Assistant Vice President for University Relations
  • Ken Harmon, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Lynda Johnson, Executive Administrator to the President
  • Lectra Lawhorne, Chief Information Officer
  • Erik Malewski, Chief Diversity Officer
  • Jeff Milsteen, Chief Legal Affairs Officer
  • Arlethia Perry-Johnson, Vice President for Strategic Communications and Marketing
  • Julie Peterson, Chief Business Officer
  • Charles Ross, Vice President for Economic Development and Community Engagement
  • Amanda Seals, Assistant Vice President for Economic Development & Community Engagement       
  • Brenda Stopher, KSU Director of Internal Audit
  • KC White, Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Vaughn Williams, Athletic Director

Senior Administrative Representatives

  • Lance Askildson, Vice Provost for Global Affairs
  • Jackie Duncan, Director of Process Improvement
  • David Evans, Assistant Vice President and Dean for Library Services
  • Dan Niederjohn, Faculty Athletic Representative
  • John Omachonu, Senior Vice Provost
  • Rob Smith, Asst. Vice President for Enterprise Information Management

Staff Senate Representatives

  • Stacey Solomon, Chair-Elect, Staff Senate
  • Kathy Rechsteiner, Chair, Staff Senate

Student Representatives

  • Victoria Brock, President, Student Government Association
  • Igbagboleke “Iggy” Mobolaji, Vice President, Student Government Association

Ex Officio STP Committee Members from the Office of Institutional Effectiveness

  • Danielle Buehrer, Director of Institutional Quality & Accreditation
  • Kevin Gwaltney, Moderator and Director of Planning
  • Lori Howard, STP Committee Scribe
  • Julie Page, Director of Institutional Effectiveness Projects
  • Jen Wells, Director of Assessment