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Senate Task Forces

Student Life Task Force on Intercollegiate Athletics
        Stokes Peebles, Chair, Student Life
        Len Feldman
        Bruce Oppenheimer
        Doug Perkins, Student Life 
        Sharon Shields 
        Marshall Summar, Executive Committee Liaison
        Ginny Shepherd, Immediate Past Chair, Faculty Senate

Committee Actions, Events, Documents and Links

Faculty Senate motion to approve the proposal to create a Faculty Athletics Fellows program, April 15, 2004 - passed

Faculty Senate motion  to join COIA, September 11, 2003 - passed

Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA)
Organization of faculty leaders from over fifty Division I-A schools in Bowl Championship Series conferences

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)  Official Site

Southeastern Conference (SEC)  Official Site

CHEPA Report  
The Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis (CHEPA) Report examines the issue of faculty governance at higher education insitutions. The center is located within the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. (The Report was used at the 2003 SEC Faculty Leaders Conference.)

New York Times article on COIA
Link to text of New York Times article on the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics dated February 9, 2004.

2003 Annual American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Governance Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana. October 9-11, 2003.  The Conference will a focus on intercollegiate athletics. COIA will be hosting several activities. For more information, visit the COIA Website .
Read Ginny Shepherd's report on the conference.

2003 Conference of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty LeadersMay 1 & 2, 2003. The Conference brought together SEC faculty leaders to discuss governance and intercollegiate issues. Information pertaining to the conference is provided below.