Policy And Planning Committee

Responsible for reviewing all policies and procedures and proposing changes to faculty for approval.

Harry Weger (temp), Professor (Communication) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Cheryl Briggs, Professor (FIEA) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Tim Ritter Assist. Professor (Film & Mass Media) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Jonathan Conway, Instructor (Communication) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Maria Harrington, Assoc. Professor (Games & Interactive Media) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Dan Novatnak, Assoc. Instructor (Games & Interactive Media) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Phil Peters, Professor (Film & Mass Media) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Jennifer Sandoval, Associate Professor (Communication) (ex officio)

 

Awards And Recognition Committee

Responsible for identifying faculty and staff for awards and assisting with the scholarship selection process for the school.

Heerak Shaw, Lecturer (Film & Mass Media) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Jihyun Kim, Assoc. Professor (Communication) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Eddie Lohmeyer, Assist. Professor (Games & Interactive Media)( Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Barry Sandler, Assoc. Professor (Film & Mass Media) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Natalie Underberg-Goode, Professor (Games & Interactive Media) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25, CHAIR)
Ron Weaver, Assoc. Lecturer (FIEA) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Robert Littlefield, Professor (Communication) (ex officio)
Jamie Vega, Instructor (Communication) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)

 

Student Success Committee

Responsible for developing strategies for enhancing retention of transfer students and addressing issues of probation and academic integrity.

Gary LaPage, Assoc. Instructor (Communication) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Eddie Lohmeyer, Assist. Professor (Games & Interactive Media)( Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Rick Brunson, Senior Instructor (Film & Mass Media, CHAIR) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Shari Hodgson, Lecturer (Communication) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Madeline Davis, Instructor (Games & Interactive Media) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Heerak Shah, Lecturer (Film & Mass Media) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Nan Yu, Professor (Communication) (ex officio)

 

Curriculum Committee

Responsible for approving all curricular proposals emanating from program areas through school on Kuali.

Zachary Beckler, Assoc. Lecturer (Film & Mass Media) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Gabby Jarmoszko, Instructor (Communication) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
John Murray, Assist. Professor (Games & Interactive Media) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Dan Novatnak, Assoc. Instructor (Games & Interactive Media) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Adam Parrish, Lecturer (Communication) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Lance Speere, Assoc. Instructor (Film & Mass Media) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Nan Yu, Professor (Communication, CHAIR)
Rebecca Morales, Director, Academic Advising and Student Services
Kim Tuorto, Assist. Director of Academic Programs

 

Graduate Studies Committee

Responsible for recruitment, enrollment, retention, evaluation of graduate students in advanced degree programs.

Rich Grula, Assoc. Instructor (FIEA)
Jennifer Sandoval, Associate Professor (Communication)
Nan Yu, Professor (Communication, CHAIR)
Peter Smith, Assoc. Professor (Games & Interactive Media)
Lisa Kritzer, Assoc. Professor (Film & Mass Media)
Ann Miller, Professor (Communication, At-Large)
Lisa Mills, Professor (Film & Mass Media, At-Large)
Graduate Staff

PhD Committee

Jennifer Sandoval, Associate Professor
Adam Parrish, Lecturer
Melissa Dodd, Assoc. Professor
Ann Miller, Professor
William Kinnally, Assoc. Professor
Charlie Elliott, Graduate Program Staff

 

Instructor/Lecturer Promotion

Rich Grula, Senior Instructor (FIEA) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Shari Hodgson, Senior Instructor (Communication) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Ann Miller, Professor (Communication) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24, CHAIR)
William Kinnally, Assoc. Professor (Film & Mass Media) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Peter Smith, Assoc. Professor (Games & Interactive Media) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)

 

Staff Success Committee

Responsible for identifying issues of importance to staff and advancing staff concerns to school for consideration
All staff are eligible to serve on this committee.
Debbie Doyle
D.D. Moullet (Co-CHAIR)
Kelly Shilton
Kim Tuorto (CHAIR)
Jennifer Sandoval, Associate Professor (ex officio)

 

Promotion and Tenure Committee

Responsible for the evaluation of faculty seeking promotion.

Maria Harrington, Assoc. Professor (Games & Interactive Media)
Rufus Barfield, Assoc. Professor (Communication)
Cheryl Briggs, Professor (FIEA, CHAIR)
Tim Brown, Assoc. Professor (Film & Mass Media)
Melissa Dodd, Assoc. Professor (Communication)
Sally Hastings, Professor (Communication)
Jihyun Kim, Assoc. Professor (Communication)
William Kinnally, Assoc. Professor (Film & Mass Media)
Lisa Kritzer, Assoc. Professor (Film & Mass Media)
Jonathan Matusitz, Assoc. Professor (Communication)
Ann Miller, Professor (Communication)
Lisa Mills, Professor (Film & Mass Media)
Matthew Mosher, Assoc. Professor (Digital Media)
George Musambira, Assoc. Professor (Communication)
Philip Peters, Professor (Film & Mass Media)
Nan Yu, Professor (Communication)
Bridget Rubenking, Assoc. Professor (Communication)
Barry Sandler, Associate Professor (Film & Mass Media)
Jennifer Sandoval, Associate Professor (Communication)
Peter Smith, Assoc. Professor (Games and Interactive Media)
Patric Spence, Professor (Communication)
Ula Stoeckl, Assoc. Professor (Film & Mass Media)
Natalie Underberg-Goode, Professor (Games and Interactive Media)
Kimberly Voss, Professor (Film & Mass Media)
Harry Weger, Professor (Communication)
Michael Strawser, Assoc. Professor (Communication)

 

Inclusive Culture Committee

Michelle Dusseau, Assoc. Lecturer (Communication)
Katie Coronado, Assoc. Instructor (Film & Mass Media)
Barry Sandler, Assoc. Professor (Film & Mass Media)
Renata Kolodziej-Smith, Lecturer (Communication)
Ann Miller, Professor (Communication)
Suzy Prentiss, Lecturer (Communication)
Erica Rodriguez Kight, Lecturer (Film & Mass Media)
Kim Tuorto, Academic Program (Administrative Staff)
Charlie Elliott, Graduate Program (Administrative Staff)
Lisa Kritzer, Assoc. Professor (Film & Mass Media)
Betsy Kalin, Assis. Professor (Film & Mass Media)
Jamie Vega, Instructor (Communication)
John Murray, Assist. Professor (Games & Interactive Media)
Jennifer Sandoval, Associate Professor (ex officio)

 

Faculty Senators

Michelle Dusseau, Assoc. Lecturer (Communication, at large) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Matthew Mosher, Assoc. Professor (Games & Interactive Media) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)

 

NSCM Representatives on COS Committees

Grad Curriculum – Jihyun Kim, Assoc. Professor (Communication) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
UG Curriculum & StandardsLisa Kritzer, Assoc. Professor (Film & Digital Media) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Instructor/Lecturer – Rick Brunson, Senior Instructor (Film & Mass Media) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Promotion & TenurePatric Spence, Professor (Communication) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Recognition and ScholarshipPatric Spence, Professor (Communication) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Research Incentive Award – Patric Spence, Professor (Communication) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)
Research Committee/Research Incentive Award – Bridget Rubenking, Assoc. Professor (Film & Mass Media) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Sabbatical CommitteeSally Hastings, Professor (Communication) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Teacher Incentive Program AwardsWilliam Kinnally, Assoc. Professor (Film & Mass Media) (Fall ’23 – Spring ’25)
Dean’s CouncilLisa Mills, Professor (Film & Mass Media) (Fall ’22 – Spring ’24)