Institutional Climate Committee

Description

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: three years. Appointees:  8 of the 17 members.

Campus Climate Survey

The Institutional Climate Committee (ICC) held three open forums to present a summary, analysis, and lead an open discussion of the data from the student, staff, and faculty Culturally Engaging Campus Climates (CECE) surveys. The campus community was invited to attend. 

Executive Summary

  • Membership

    Position and Term Length

    Name

    Term
    Expires

    At-Large Faculty** (3 years)

    Renee Hellert 8/2025

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

    Mathias Le Bosse

    8/2025

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

    Christine Price

    8/2024

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

    Briana Zdradzinski

    8/2026

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

    Ashwini Gangadharan, Co-Chair

    8/2024

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

    Christopher Weiler, Co-Chair

    8/2025

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

    Moira Conway

    8/2026

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

    Elizabeth Van Verth

    8/2026

    University Senate Representative (3 years)

    Martha Anderson

    8/2025

    Management/Administration Representative*

    Lt. Justin Soumas

    *

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

    TBD

    *

    LGBTQ+ Resource Center OR Commission on Human Diversity Representative*

    Jerry Schearer

    *

    APSCUF Representative^ (3 years)

    Steve Oross

    8/2024

    AFSCME Representative^ (3 years)

    Mary Bononno

    8/2025

    SUA/SCUPA Representative^ (3 years)

    TBD

    Undergraduate Student Representative - SGB Appointed

    Percy Werley

    8/2024

    Graduate Student Representative - Graduate Dean appointed

    ElisaBeth Hutchinson

    8/2024

    * 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

Email: senate@kutztown.edu

Phone: 610.683.4856

To contact the Institutional Climate Committee directly, please email icc@kutztown.edu 

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