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First-Year Islanders (FYI) Committee

Purpose or FunctionEnsures adherence to the FYI vision by monitoring the complete implementation of the five-year (2010-2015), First-Year Islanders Quality Enhancement Plan to improve the academic experience of first-year students at A&M-Corpus Christi. Advises the FYI Director on program implementation and budget, reviews assessment and progress reports, and facilitates communication between the different initiatives (FYI Convocation, FYI Bridge, Course Redesign in gateway courses, and the professional learning communities (PLCs) for faculty development). Annually reviews the progress of implementation and advises the FYI Director in compiling the final report in 2015. Sub-committees include: FYI Convocation Committee, FYI Bridge Committee, and FYI Assessment Committee. Additional subcommittees may be created as need is determined by the Director and receiving approval of the FYI Committee.

MembershipMembers are formally appointed by the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs in consultation with the FYI director. The committee is composed of the FYI Director, CFE Director, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, the Associate Vice President for Student Engagement and Success, the Associate Vice President/SACS Liaison, the Assistant Vice President for Student Success, the Dean of Community Outreach, the Community of Practice (COP) facilitators, one representative from each college appointed by their College Dean (COP facilitators may represent their colleges), the FYI Library Liaison, and two student representatives.

Chair: FYI Director

Responsible University OfficialProvost/Vice President for Academic Affairs

Name

Membership

Term, if applicable

Murphy, Susan Wolff

FYI Director (Chair)

N/A

Griffith, Bryan

CFE Director

N/A

Meyer, Paul

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

N/A

Billeaux, David

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

N/A

Dechant, Margaret

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

N/A

Degaish, Ann

Associate Vice President and Dean of Students

N/A

Shupala, Chris

SACS COC Liaison

N/A

Moreno, Gerardo

Assistant Vice President for Student Success

N/A

Beard, Ryan

Director, Assessment & Continuous Improvement

N/A

Miller, Joe

Director, Community Outreach

N/A

Community of Practice Facilitators (COP)

 

Tintera, George

College of Science & Engineering Faculty Representative

N/A

Smith, David

College of Liberal Arts Faculty Representative

N/A

Zoccolillo, Anthony

College of Liberal Arts Faculty Representative

N/A

Moretzsohn, Fabio

College of Science & Engineering Faculty Representative

N/A

Ridley, Renee

College of Nursing & Health Sciences Faculty Representative

N/A

Keys, Yolanda

College of Nursing & Health Sciences Faculty Representative

N/A

Byus, Kent

College of Business Faculty Representative

N/A

Hartlaub, Mark

College of Liberal Arts Faculty Representative

N/A

Lucido, Frank

College of Education & Human Development Faculty Representative

N/A

Rudowsky, Cate

Mary & Jeff Bell Library Representative

N/A

Alcala, Tiffany

Undergraduate Student Representative

N/A

Rodriguez, Taylor

Undergraduate Student Representative

N/A

Last Updated: 08/03/2016