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Academic Affairs Council

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COUNCIL 

NAME

TITLE/DEPARTMENT

EMAIL

Dr. Mickey Best

Vice President for Learning

 mbest@southark.edu

Katen Tidwell

Business & Technical Education/Auto. Technology

ktidwell@southark.edu

Gayle Norman

Liberal Arts (BSTD/Reading Instructor)

gnorman@southark.edu

Bettie Mahony

Liberal Arts Faculty Member

bmahony@southark.edu

Dr. Denise Robledo

Director of Distance Learning

drobledo@southark.edu

Dr. Ken Bridges

Liberal Arts Faculty Member

kbridges@southark.edu

Jennifer Baine

Liberal Arts Faculty Member

jbaine@southark.edu

Genevieve White

Health & Natural Sciences

gwhite@southark.edu

Dr. Carolyn Langston

Business & Technical Education

clangston@southark.edu

Art Brown

Dean, Health & Natural Sciences

abrown@southark.edu

Phil Ballard

Dean, Liberal Arts

pballard@southark.edu

Jim Roomsburg

Dean, Business & Technical Education

jroomsburg@southark.edu

Jamie McConathy

Dean, Continuing Education

jmcconathy@southark.edu

Lena Wood

Adult Education Director

lwood@southark.edu

Francis Kuykendall

Library Director

fkuykendall@southark.edu

Cindy Meyer

Program Director/Professor, OTA

cmeyer@southark.edu

Dr. David Carty

Business & Technical Education

dcarty@southark.edu

Keitha Davidson

Health & Natural Sciences/Nursing

kdavidson@southark.edu

Debby Edney

Radiologic Technology Director/Instructor

dedney@southark.edu

Clifford Haak

Health & Natural Sciences

chaak@southark.edu

Ken Kelley

EMT Director/Instructor

kkelley@southark.edu

Tonya Kendrix

Nursing Assistant Instructor

tkendrix@southark.edu

Blake Nolan

Health & Natural Sciences

bnolan@southark.edu

Dr. Jennifer Parks

PTA Program Director

jparks@southark.edu

Larry Powell

Performance and Media Arts Director

lpowell@southark.edu

Kimberly Tucker

PTK Representative

 

Ray Winiecki

Director, Secondary Technical Center

rwiniecki@southark.edu

Kellye Young

Health & Natural Sciences

kyoung@southark.edu

Shakerah Moody

Liberal Arts/Criminal Justice

smoody@southark.edu

Susan Spicher

Liberal Arts Representative/Education

sspicher@southark.edu

FUNCTIONS: 

  • *Assign issues needing to be addressed to the appropriate committee under the council.
  • *Review, develop, and implement colleg-wide policies and procedures.
  • *Hear committee recommendations, ask questions and either return work to committee for additional fine-tuning or move it on to the Planning Council.
  • *Make recommendations to Planning Council.
  • *Evaluate committee effectiveness and efficiency.
  • *The Academic Affairs Council is comprised of eight committees: Academic Standards, Basic Studies, Curriculum, Distance Learning, Faculty Affairs, Faculty Course Assessment, Faculty Professional Development, and Library.

 

SCHEDULE:

  • Meets 1st Friday of every month at 10:45 a.m. in the Admin. Board Room.

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • *Chair: Faculty member
  • *Administrative Liaison: VP for Learning
  • *Committee chairs (8 committees)
  • *Dean of Health & Natural Sciences
  • *Dean of Liberal Arts
  • *Dean of Business & Technical Education
  • *Dean of Continuing Education
  • *Administrative Directors (CJ, CNA, Educ., EMT, LPN/RN, MC/MT, OTA, MLS/Ph./EKG, PMA, PTA, Rad. Tech., Resp. Therapy, Surg. Tech., Process Tech)
  • *Student Representative
  •       NOTE: Program Directors may also be committee chairs

 

MINUTES:

 

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ACADEMIC STANDARDS COMMITTEE

NAME

TITLE/DEPARTMENT

EMAIL

Karsten Tidwell, Chair

Business & Technical Education/Auto. Technology

ktidwell@southark.edu

Dr. Laura Brown

Liberal Arts

lbrown@southark.edu

Dean Inman

Dean of Enrollment Services

dinman@southark.edu

Roslyn Nipper

Health & Natural Sciences

rnipper@southark.edu

Judy Ward

Business & Technical Education/Office Systems

jward@southark.edu

Kellye Young

Health & Natural Sciences

kyoung@southark.edu

Vacant

Vice President for Learning

 

FUNCTIONS:

  • *Make recommendations on matters relating to the academic policies of the College;
  • *Hear and advise on academic appeals; and
  • *Perform other duties assigned by the Vice President of Learning or the President.

 

SCHEDULE:

  • Meets as needed, Mondays at 3:00 p.m. in the HSC Conference Room. 

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • *Business & Technical Education Division (2 representatives)
  • *Health & Natural Sciences Division (2 representatives)
  • *Liberal Arts Division (1 representative)
  • *Dean of Enrollment Services
  • *Vice President of Learning (ex-officio)

 

MINUTES:

 

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BASIC STUDIES/ADULT EDUCATION COMMITTEE

NAME

TITLE/DEPARTMENT

EMAIL

Gayle Norman, Chair

Liberal Arts (BSTD/Reading Instructor)

gnorman@southark.edu

Joseph Agbeko

Liberal Arts/Coordinator of BSTD Math

jagbeko@southark.edu

Jennifer Baine

Liberal Arts/Coordinator of Basic Studies/Reading

jbaine@southark.edu

Phillip Ballard

Dean of Liberal Arts

pballard@southark.edu

Carol Mitchell

Liberal Arts/Coordinator of Basic Studies/Writing

cmitchell@southark.edu

Cathy Harrell

PACE Grant Coordinator

charrell@southark.edu

Courtney Haygood

Retention Specialist

chaygood@southark.edu

Dean Inman

Dean of Enrollment Services

dinman@southark.edu

Linda Lephiew

TAACCCT Grant Manager

llephiew@southark.edu

Casey Martin

Director of the Learning Center and Testing

cmartin@southark.edu

Tammi McKinnon

Career Pathways Director

tmckinnon@southark.edu

Vacant

Vice President for Learning

 

Dr. Stephanie Tully-Dartez

Chief Institutional Effectiveness & Advancement Officer

stully-dartez@southark.edu

 

FUNCTIONS:

  • *Review curriculum and suggest changes to the Curriculum Committee.
  • *Establish guidelines for student dropping BSTD courses.
  • *Coordinate and work to strengthen support systems for BSTD and Adult Education students.
  • *Gather information from other institutions of higher education and make suggestions to improve our program.
  • *Coordinate BSTD and Adult Education programs in order to share resources and ideas.
  • *Address the requirement of Act 971 and write SouthArk’s plan to meet those requirements.

 

SCHEDULE:

  • No set meeting day/time/place.

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • *Dean of Liberal Arts
  • *Adult Education Director
  • *PACE Grant Director
  • *Retention Specialist
  • *Library Director
  • *Title III Grant Coordinator
  • *Director of Learning Center
  • *Director of Career Pathways
  • *Dean of Enrollment Services
  • *Liberal Arts Division (4 representatives)
  • *Vice President for Learning (ex-officio)
  • *Chief Institutional Effectiveness & Advancement Officer (ex-officio)

 

 

MINUTES:

 

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CURRICULUM COMMITTEE

NAME

TITLE/DEPARTMENT

EMAIL

Bettie Mahony, Chair

Liberal Arts

bmahony@southark.edu

Dr. Sterling Claypoole

Liberal Arts

sclaypoole@southark.edu

Blake Nolan

Health & Natural Sciences

bnolan@southark.edu

Clifford Haak

Health & Natural Sciences

chaak@southark.edu

Donna Hendricks

Business & Technical Education

dhendricks@southark.edu

Dr. Carolyn Langston

Business & Technical Education

clangston@southark.edu

Dean Inman

Dean of Enrollment Services

dinman@southark.edu

Vacant

Vice President for Learning

   

 

FUNCTIONS:

  • *Make recommendations on matters relating to curriculum design and curricular changes.
  • *Approve or disapprove curricular changes that affect only the faculty member or department requesting the change.
  • *Recommend curricular changes that would affect the entire faculty to the Academic Affairs Council.
  • *Recommend new program proposals to the Academic Affairs Council.
  • *Review existing programs on a rotating basis.

 

SCHEDULE:

  • No set meeting day/time/place. 

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • *Business & Technical Education Division (2 representatives)
  • *Health & Natural Sciences Division (2 representatives)
  • *Liberal Arts Division (1 representative)
  • *Dean of Enrollment Services
  • *Vice President for Learning (ex-officio)

 

MINUTES:

 

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DISTANCE LEARNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE

 

NAME

TITLE/DEPARTMENT

EMAIL

Dr. Denise Robledo, Chair

Director of Distance Learning

drobledo@southark.edu

Tara Anglin

Community Education Coordinator

tanglin@southark.edu

Vicki Badgley

Business & Technical/Computer Information Systems

vbadgley@southark.edu

Jennifer Baine

Liberal Arts

jbaine@southark.edu

Wayne Beck

Computer Services Representative

wbeck@southark.edu

Dr. Ken Bridges

Liberal Arts

kbridges@southark.edu

Cathy Harrell

PACE Grant Coordinator/ Student Services Representative

charrell@southark.edu

Donna Hendricks

Business & Technical Education

dhendricks@southark.edu

Linda Lephiew

Activity Director, Title III

llephiew@southark.edu

Chris Sullivant

Information Technology/ Database Administrator

csullivant@southark.edu

Dr. Susanne Wache

Health & Natural Sciences

swache@southark.edu

Nancy Whitmore

Health & Natural Sciences

nwhitmore@southark.edu

Lauri T. Wilson

Library Representative

ltwilson@southark.edu

Phil Ballard

Dean, Liberal Arts

pballard@southark.edu

Arthur Brown

Dean, Health & Natural Sciences

abrown@southark.edu

Jim Roomsburg

Dean, Business & Technical Education

jroomsburg@southark.edu

 

FUNCTIONS:

  • *Follow distance learning policies established by the Higher Learning Commission and Arkansas Department of Higher Education.
  • *Increase student access to learning opportunities.
  • *Enhance the abilities of the college to respond to learner needs.
  • *Respond to workforce development needs.
  • *Assure quality of instruction to place and time-bound students.
  • *Deliver online programs to expand access to adult learners.
  • *Provide support and training for students, faculty and staff in the use of technology.
  • *Use technology to extend learning opportunities and activities beyond the classroom.
  • *Enhance the use of instructional technology within the classroom.

 

SCHEDULE:

  • Meets 1st Friday of every month at 10:30 a.m. in TEC 128. 

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • *Business & Technical Education Division (2 representatives)
  • *Distance Education Specialist
  • *Health & Natural Sciences Division (1 representative)
  • *IT Department Representative
  • *Liberal Arts Division (1 representative)
  • *Library Representative
  • *Student Services Representative
  • *Director of Distance Learning (Permanent Chair)
  • *Dean of Business & Technical Education (ex-officio)
  • *Dean of Health & Natural Sciences (ex-officio)
  • *Dean of Liberl Arts (ex-officio)

 

MINUTES:

 

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FACULTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

NAME

TITLE/DEPARTMENT

EMAIL

Dr. Ken Bridges, Chair

Liberal Arts

kbridges@southark.edu

Linda Bates

Health & Natural Sciences/ Chemistry

lbates@southark.edu

Henry Culbreth

Liberal Arts

Hculbreth@southark.edu

Keitha Davidson

Health & Natural Sciences/ Nursing

kdavidson@southark.edu

Ralph Phillips

Business & Technical Education

rphillips@southark.edu

Carol Mitchell

Liberal Arts

cmitchell@southark.edu

Roslyn Turner

Business & Technical Education

rturner@southark.edu

Nancy Whitmore

Health & Natural Sciences

nwhitmore@southark.edu

 

FUNCTIONS:

  • *The Committee may develop recommendations affecting faculty in the areas of employment, compensation and benefits, professional responsibilities and development, and institutional governance and submit them for consideration to the Academic Affairs Council.
  • *The committee chair may make a report at each general meeting of the faculty/professional staff. This report may include advice on standing committee proposals as well as recommendations developed by the Faculty Affairs Committee.
  • *In order to insure effective communication, the committee chair will meet regularly with the President as a member of the Academic Affairs Council to discuss faculty-related issues.
  • *At the recommendation of the committee and notification and scheduling through the Vice President of Learning, the committee chair may convene a meeting of the faculty.
  • *Meeting announcements and committee agendas must be published and distributed at least one week in advance and minutes must be published in a timely manner. All announcements, agendas and minutes of all meetings must be placed on file in the office of the Vice President of Learning.

 

SCHEDULE:

  • Meets 4th Thursday of every month at 4:00 p.m. in WHT 211.

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • *Adult Education Division (1 Representative)
  • *Business & Technical Education Division (2 representatives)
  • *Health & Natural Sciences Division (3 representatives)
  • *Liberal Arts Division (3 representatives)

 

MINUTES:

 

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FACULTY COURSE ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE

NAME

TITLE/DEPARTMENT

EMAIL

Jennifer Baine, Chair

Liberal Arts

jbaine@southark.edu

Peg Cole

Health & Natural Sciences

pcole@southark.edu

Dr. Tim Kirk

Chief Information Officer

tkirk@southark.edu

Doyle Manis

Business & Technical Education

dmanis@southark.edu

Dr. Denise Robledo

Director of Distance Learning

drobledo@southark.edu

Jamie McConathy

Dean of Continuing Education

jmcconathy@southark.edu

Dinah VanHook

Liberal Arts

dvanhook@southark.edu

Dr. Carolyn Langston

Business & Technical Education

clangston@southark.edu

Cindy Meyer

Program Director/Professor, OTA

cmeyer@southark.edu

Mandi Haynes

Health & Natural Sciences

mhaynes@southark.edu

Dr. Stephanie Tully-Dartez

Chief Institutional Effectiveness & Advancement Officer

Stully-dartez@southark.edu

Phil Ballard

Dean, Liberal Arts

pballard@southark.edu

Dean Inman

Dean, Enrollment Services

dinman@southark.edu

Art Brown

Dean, Health & Natural Sciences

abrown@southark.edu

Jim Roomsburg

Dean, Business & Technical Education

jroomsburg@southark.edu

 

FUNCTIONS:

  • *Develop and review student assessment of learning activities.
  • *Collect, analyze and document patterns of evidence that demonstrate strengths and weaknesses of the assessment of student learning.
  • *Make recommendation from data collected by faculty as basis to improve student learning.
  • *Develop and review the content of faculty/course evaluation.
  • *Coordinate preparation of annual assessment to be presented to the Academic Affairs Council.
  • *Make recommendations to the college’s leadership regarding strategic planning and budgeting that will impact student learning/teacher effectiveness.

 

SCHEDULE:

  • Meets 1st Friday of every month at 9:30 a.m. in the HSC Conference Room. 

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • *Business & Technical Education Faculty (2 representatives)
  • *Liberal Arts Faculty (2 representatives)
  • *Health & Natural Sciences Faculty (2 representatives)
  • *Dean of Continuing Education
  • *Director of Distance Learning
  • *Chief Insititutional Effectiveness & Advancement Officer (Permanent)
  • *Dean of Business & Technical Education (ex-officio)
  • *Dean of Enrollment Services (ex-officio)
  • *Dean of Health & Natural Sciences (ex-officio)
  • *Dean of Liberal Arts (ex-officio)

 

MINUTES:

 

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FACULTY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

NAME

TITLE/DEPARTMENT

EMAIL

Genevieve White, Chair

Health & Natural Sciences

gwhite@southark.edu

Tara Anglin

Community Education Coordinator

tanglin@southark.edu

Vicki Badgley

Business & Technical Education

vbadgley@southark.edu

Beverly Land

Business & Technical Education

bland@southark.edu

Shakerah Moody

Liberal Arts/Criminal Justice

smoody@southark.edu

Chassidy Wyrick

Liberal Arts/Math

cwyrick@southark.edu

Jamie McConathy

Dean of Continuing Education

jmcconathy@southark.edu

Vacant

Vice President for Learning

 

 

FUNCTIONS:

  • *Recommend quality faculty professional development and lifelong learning experiences.
  • *Assess the faculty for professional development needs.
  • *Recommend to the appropriate Vice President(s) faculty professional development opportunities, based upon needs.
  • *Act upon requests from the Academic Affairs Council or Planning Council.

 

SCHEDULE:

  • Meets 3rd Friday of every month at 10:45 a.m. in the HSC Conference Room.

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • *Business & Technical Education Division (2 representatives)
  • *Health & Natural Sciences Division (2 representatives)
  • *Liberal Arts Division (2 representatives)
  • *Dean of Continuing Education (ex-officio)
  • *Vice President for Learning (ex-officio)

 

MINUTES:

 

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LIBRARY COMMITTEE

NAME

TITLE/DEPARTMENT

EMAIL

Dr. Carolyn Langston, Chair

Business & Technical Education

clangston@southark.edu

Martha Dunn

Professional Staff/Upward Bound program

mdunn@southark.edu

Valerie Lewis

Classified

vlewis@southark.edu

Gayle Norman

Liberal Arts

gnorman@southark.edu

Casey Wilson

Business & Technical Education

cwilson@southark.edu

Chassidy Wyrick

Health & Natural Sciences/ Respiratory Therapy

cwyrick@southark.edu

Lauri Wilson

Library

ltwilson@southark.edu

Francis Kuykendall

Library Director

fkuykendall@southark.edu

 

FUNCTIONS:

  • *Make recommendations on library philosophy, collection and selection and usage procedures.
  • *Recommend general library rules and regulations.
  • *Recommend policy for service to external groups.
  • *Perform other duties assigned by the faculty, Vice President for Learning or the President.

 

SCHEDULE:

  • Meets 3rd Tuesday of every month at 3:00 p.m. in the Library Conference Room.

 

MEMBERSHIP:

  • *Business & Technical Education Division (2 representatives)
  • *Health & Natural Sciences Division (2 representatives)
  • *Liberal Arts Division (1 representative)
  • *Classified Staff (1 representative)
  • *Library Director (Permanent)

 

MINUTES:

 

 

 

 

 

Mission, Vision, and Values

College Mission

South Arkansas Community College promotes excellence in learning, teaching, and service; provides lifelong educational opportunities; and serves as a cultural, intellectual, and economic resource for the community.


College Vision

South Arkansas Community College will strive to be the leading resource for accessible education, workforce training, partnerships and economic development for our region.


College Core Values

The college has identified six values statements that serve as guiding principles in fulfilling the Mission Statement.


Excellence in Education
We are committed to providing students access to a highly competent, innovative, and supportive faculty and staff; modern facilities equipped with current technology; and high-quality academic and occupational programs.
Student Learning
We are committed to providing support, respect, and encouragement, thereby enabling students to achieve their educational goals and develop skills for lifelong learning.
Contribution to the Community
We strive to serve the academic, occupational, and enrichment needs of the community; enhance its quality of life; and support economic development in South Arkansas.
Quality of Work Environment
Recognizing that everyone contributes to the learning process, we value each member of our college community; foster respect, trust, and support among faculty, staff, and students; encourage responsible, creative risk-taking and innovation; and recognize and reward exceptional performance and integrity.
Respect for Diversity
Believing that everyone should have an opportunity to learn and succeed, we value intellectual and cultural diversity in the classroom, in the workplace, and in the community.
Commitment to Accountability
We are committed to continuous evaluation of our institution to address the needs of the present and to meet the challenges of the future.

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