Institutional Climate Committee


The purpose of the ICC is to heighten awareness of campus community members' perceptions and attitudes about KU; open up communication concerning perceptions and attitudes about KU; recommend university policies, procedures, and practices that promote more positive stakeholder perceptions and attitudes about KU; encourage teaching, research, and programs that enhance KU's climate of engagement, and transform KU into a more welcoming and inclusive place to live, work, and learn. The ICC shall serve as a consulting team for stakeholder concerns about climate that arise from the survey and from other sources, and they shall present the results of their inquiry in open forums and in campus community reports and updates. Meetings: third Tuesday of the month during the semester. Terms: 3 years. Appointees:  8 of the 17 members.

Campus Climate Survey

The Institutional Climate Committee (ICC) analyzed the data from the PASSHE System Wide Campus Climate Survey. What follows is the committee's Executive Summary of KU's Data, as well as ICC's recommendations for improving the campus climate. 

Executive Summary

  • Membership

    Position and Term Length



    At-Large Faculty** (3 years)

    Christopher Bloh 8/2025

    At-Large Minority Faculty Member Representative** (3 years)

    Mathias Le Bosse


    At-Large Professional Staff Manager Representative** (3 years)

    Holly Fox


    At-Large Minority Professional Staff Manager Representative** (3 years)

    Briana Zdradzinski


    Faculty Member from the College of Business Representative** (3 years)

    Ashwini Gangadharan, Co-Chair


    Faculty Member from the College of Education Representative** (3 years)

    Christopher Weiler, Co-Chair


    Faculty Member from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Representative** (3 years)

    Moira Conway


    Faculty Member from the College of Visual & Performing Arts Representative** (3 years)

    Elizabeth Van Verth


    University Senate Representative (3 years)

    Martha Anderson


    Management/Administration Representative*

    Lt. Justin Soumas


    Women's Center OR Commission on the Status of Women Representative*



    LGBTQ+ Resource Center OR Commission on Human Diversity Representative*

    Jerry Schearer


    APSCUF Representative^ (3 years)

    Steve Oross


    AFSCME Representative^ (3 years)

    Mary Bononno


    SUA/SCUPA Representative^ (3 years)


    Undergraduate Student Representative - SGB Appointed

    Percy Werley


    Graduate Student Representative - Graduate Dean appointed

    ElisaBeth Hutchinson


    * Ex Officio
    ** Appointed by Committee on Committees
    ^ Appointed by Union

    Union Committee Representative: To be considered for a committee union position please contact a union representative.

  • Mission & Bylaws
  • Meeting Times

    All ICC Meetings, unless otherwise stated will be held the third Tuesday of each month

    (according to ICC Bylaws). Meetings will be held from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. via Zoom.

    Fall 2023
    Spring 2024

    September 19, 2023

    February 20, 2024

    October 17, 2023

    March 19, 2024

    November 21, 2023

    April 16, 2024

    Please remember ICC's attendance requirements from our Bylaws:  Each member may miss up to one meeting per semester. Members shall find a substitute if unable to attend.  After the second unexcused missed meeting without substitute, the committee will contact the source of appointment to find a replacement.

  • Agenda & Minutes

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For more information regarding membership please contact:

University Senate


Phone: 610.683.4856

To contact the Institutional Climate Committee directly, please email 

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