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Faculty Athletics Committee


  • Provide periodic advice and counsel to university leaders on issues related to college athletics
  • Assist with designing and refining policies at the intersection of academic and athletic concerns
  • Assist with the establishment of policies and guidelines to facilitate student-athlete recruitment and integration into the university community
  • Monitor and review trends in student-athlete academic issues
  • Assess services linked to academic issues that are provided to student-athletes

2021-2022 Committee Members


Tracey George (chair), faculty athletics representative, Charles B. Cox III and Lucy D. Cox Family Chair in Law and Liberty

Holly Algood, associate professor of medicine

Elizabeth Christin Essin, associate professor of theatre

Juan Floyd-Thomas, research associate professor of African American religious history

Leigh Gilchrist, associate professor of the practice of human & organizational development

Karl Hackenbrack, associate professor of management

Julie Johnson, professor of the practice of computer science

Candice Storey Lee, vice chancellor for athletics and university affairs and athletic director

Richard Milner, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Education

Ransford Pinto, lecturer of leadership, policy, and organizations

Ann Price, associate professor of medical education and administration and associate professor medicine

Mark Schoenfield, professor of English

Paige Skiba, professor of law

Julianne Vernon, assistant professor of the practice of chemical and biomolecular engineering

Jeremy Wilson, associate professor of trombone

Larry Zwiebel, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences