Montana State University

Student Progress Oversight Committee

FY10-11 Membership; Updated November 2010

Membership

Highlighted names are e-mail links.

NamePositionRepresentsTerm#Ends
Beck, Carina Chair (co-)Student Affairs-----
Young, Gregory DChair (co-)Academic Affairs-----
Donnelly, Diane MemberUniversity Studies1 2013
Payne, Brandi LMemberFinancial Aid1 2011
Rimpau, Jim Ex-OfficioPlanning and Analysis --- ----
Fastnow, Chris Member Planning and Analysis 1 2011
Sherick, Heidi MarieMemberDeans/Assistant Deans1 2011
Luebbers, James Member Dean of Students Office 1 2013
Yarnell, Allen L Ex-OfficioStudent Affairs --- ----
Lansverk, Marvin Ex-Officio Faculty Senate --- ----
York, Brenda Member Disabilities, ReEntry, Veteran Services 1 2013
Nelson, Charles Ex-Officio Registar --- ----

Charge

  1. Develop a comprehensive university retention plan;
  2. Oversee implementation of the plan;
  3. Monitor student retention and academic progress, particularly minority students and other students not presently addressed in our cohort data analysis;
  4. Assess the effectiveness of retention efforts on campus and promote successful strategies;
  5. Study the low sophomore-junior retention rate problem and other emerging issues;
  6. Communicate the activities of SPOC to the entire campus on a regular basis; and
  7. Prepare an annual retention progress report to the president, UPBAC and the president's executive council (PEC).

Meetings

Monthly

Membership

Voting Members: Reps from Deans/Assistant Deans, Faculty, Planning & Analysis, Financial Aid, and Academic Affairs Committee of Faculty Council.

Length of Term

Three years, renewable.

Appointed By

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs' office and Vice President for Student Affairs' office.

Chair

Current CO-Chairs -- Greg Young and Carina Beck
Title -- Provost for Undergraduate Education; Director of Career Internships & Student Employee Services
Appointed By -- Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice President for Student Affairs
Length of Term -- Term of office

Advisory To

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Vice President for Student Affairs

Reports Due

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Vice President for Student Affairs