Section: University Governance

Academic Staff

Patricia Pothour, Assistant director in the Office of Admission,

The five service areas for the academic staff and the units represented in each area are as follows:

AREA I:  Academic Department Advising, Alternative Delivery Systems [Distance Learning and Continuing Education], Education Office of Special Programs (EOSP), Highway Technician Certification Program (HTCP), Institutional Research, Karrmann Library, Pioneer Farm, Small Business Development Center, Technical Support [Lab managers, academic department program managers, instrumentation specialists], Women in Engineering

AREA II:  Administrative Services, Affirmative Action, Auxiliary Accounting , Auxiliary Services Facility Operations, Child Care Center, Dining Services (Catering), Financial Services [Controller’s office and University Budget], Human Resources, Information Technology, Internal Audit, Learning Technology Center, Media Technology Services, New Ventures, Office of Sponsored Programs, Office of University Relations [Alumni Services, Annual Giving/Donor Relations, Major Gifts & Campaign Development, Publications and Public Relations], Physical Plant/Facilities Management, Pioneer Student Center Administration, Registrar, Risk Management, Special Assistant to the Chancellor, University Police

AREA III:  Athletics, Campus Life , Center for the Arts/Nohr Gallery, Counseling Services, Intramurals/Pioneer Activity Center (PAC), Pioneer Involvement Center (PIC), Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Office of Student Affairs, Student Health Services, Student Housing

AREA IV:  Admission and Enrollment Management, Advising & Career Exploration Services (ACES), Career Center, Financial Aid, First Year Experience, International Programs [Education Abroad and Student Services], Prospective Student Services, Services for Students with Disabilities, Student Support Services, Women's Center, Writing and Tutoring Resources [WATR – Writing Center and University Tutoring Services]

AREA V:  Instructional Academic Staff


All academic staff members holding appointments in only one area shall be assigned to that area only.

All academic staff members holding split appointments in more than one service area shall be assigned to only one of those service areas.  The Committee for Elections and Appointments, in consultation with the individual staff member, shall designate the specific service area for these staff members.  Once an individual academic staff member with a split appointment has been designated to a particular service area by the Committee for Elections and Appointments, that designation may not be changed unless the appointment of the individual is revised.

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