Committee on Citizenship and Service Learning
Purpose: Shall advise departments regarding departments’ proposed attachment of service learning components to existing courses as part of the Citizenship and Service Learning program in order to ensure compliance with the service learning course criteria established in Faculty Senate Action 10-95/96, which created the Citizenship and Service Learning program.
Shall monitor the service learning courses and program to ensure compliance with established service learning criteria.
Shall periodically review service learning courses, program, and assessment data and recommend changes to the Faculty Senate.
Shall serve as a faculty advisory committee to the director of the Citizenship and Service Learning program.
Shall report annually to the Faculty Senate.
Membership: The Committee on Citizenship and Service Learning shall comprise the following: one faculty member from each undergraduate college, appointed by the Chair of the Faculty Senate; one faculty member from each entity so identified in https://www.missouristate.edu/facultysenate/entities.htm, appointed by the Chair of the Faculty Senate; the Chair-Elect of the Faculty Senate, ex officio without vote; and the director of the Citizenship and Service Learning program, ex officio without vote. At least half the members shall be faculty with experience in service learning courses. Members shall serve for a term of three (3) years and may be reappointed for one succeeding term. Members shall serve staggered three-year terms, so that one-third of the membership shall be replaced each year. The Chair of the Faculty Senate shall appoint the chair of the Committee.
Alan Tinkler, COAL (Chair) 2024
Patti Blanton, CNAS 2025
Nichole Busdieker-Jesse, DCOA 2023
Daniela Novotny, MCHHS 2025
Kim Roam, COE 2023
Kerri Tassin, COB 2024
Julia Troche, CHPA 2025
Katherine Nordyke, Director, CASL ex officio
Elizabeth Walker, Faculty Senate Chair-elect ex officio
Updated on September 8, 2022