Council of Instructional Departments (CID)

Charge: The Council of Instructional Departments (CID) shall advise the president and provost on policies and actions for the improvement of academic departmental administration and more effective communication within the organizational structure of the university. The council shall review and make recommendations concerning academic policies and procedures that affect departmental operations. Council membership shall consist of the academic department chairs. Members of the council shall elect their officers. The constitution and by-laws of the council are included in Appendix C of this (Faculty) handbook.

Membership & Reporting: members are current department chairs; president is elected by and from the members; charge is established by members and must reflect common chair interests; recommendations from CID presented to President and Provost.

Committee Members

Tomas Sowers (Political Science) President Ex Officio
Jill Killough (Nutrition, Hospitality & Human Services) , President Elect Ex Officio
Marleen Swerdlow, (Interim Dept. of Business) Executive Council Ex Officio
JeannetteFresne (Interim Dept. of Music) Executive Council Ex Officio
TBD (Engineering) Executive Council Ex Officio
Arts & Sciences
Randall Terry (Biology) Ex Officio
Ozge Gunaydin-Sen (Chemistry & Biochemistry) Ex Officio
Jing Zhang (Computer Science) Ex Officio
Joe Kruger (Earth & Space Sciences) Ex Officio
Sara Hillin (English & Modern Languages) Ex Officio
Jackie Jensen-Vallin (Interim - Mathematics) Ex Officio
Cindy Stinson (Nursing) Ex Officio
Philip Cole (Physics) Ex Officio
Jeremy Shelton (Psychology) Ex Officio
Ginger Gummelt (Sociology, Social Work, & Criminal Justice) Ex Officio
College of Business
Don Warren (Accounting & ISAN) Ex Officio
College of Education & Human Development
Belinda Lopez (Counseling) Ex Officio
Tom Harvey (Educational Leadership) Ex Officio
Shannon Jordan (Interim Health & Kinesiology) Ex Officio
Elizabeth Casey (Teacher Education) Ex Officio
College of Engineering
Tracy Benson (Chemical Engineering) Ex Officio
Venki Uddameri (Civil & Environmental Engineering) Ex Officio
Abdelnasser Eldek (Electrical Engineering) Ex Officio
James Curry (Indutrial Engineering) Ex Officio
Mansour Karkoub (Mechanical Engineering) Ex Officio
College of Fine Arts and Communications
Stephanie Chadwick (Interim - Art & Design) Ex Officio
Nicki Michalski (Interim - Communication & Media) Ex Officio
M. Diane Clark (Deaf Studies & Deaf Education) Ex Officio
Jeannnette Fresne (Interim - Music) Ex Officio
Johanna Boult (Speech & Hearing Sciences) Ex Officio
Joel Grothe (Interim - Theatre & Dance) Ex Officio