Annual Report to the Faculty Senate
Financial Aid Advisory Committee
Committee Chair(s): Student Chair: Bridget Henry (reporting)
Faculty Chair: Sue O’Dorisio
Committee Members: Students: Bridget Henry, Kevin Andersen, Angela Meers, Shannon Thomas
Faculty: Jay Christensen-Szlanski, Keri Hornbuckle, Sue O’Dorisio, Horace Porter, Mark
Staff: Jeanne Meyer, Kimberly Sherwood
Administration: Lola Lopes, Phillip Jones, Mark Warner
Committee Charge: Review and make recommendations to the President regarding all forms of student financial aid. Assist the Office of Student Financial Aid or other University office administering financial aid in communicating all financial aid policies to the University community.
Meeting Dates: Traditionally, the FAAC meets 6 times per academic year. This year the committee met 5 times. In addition to the group meetings, there were several meetings including Mark Warner, Sue O’Dorisio, and myself that occurred to further discuss agenda items.
Activities: Meet and discuss issues. This year, topics included:
Final Conclusions: The committee was a great place for brainstorming and idea sharing. This year’s committee seemed much more engaged; unfortunately we did not meet as much as we could have. The only recommendation for next year is to encourage more meetings to explore issues further.