Joint Committee for Planning and Budget

Access Subcommittee Members

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Sharon Huo, P.E., Associate Provost
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(931) 372-3224
Derryberry Hall (DBRY) 202

Dr. Huo serves as Associate Provost and assists the Provost and Senior Associate Provost in a variety of academic activities. She oversees accreditation, assessment and performance funding. She is the TTU Coordinator for the THEC Performance Funding Program and the TBR-Mandated Program Reviews and Academic Audits. Dr. Huo is a Professor of Civil Engineering. Her areas of specialty include structural analysis, reinforced concrete design, prestressed concrete design, structural steel design, bridge design, and seismic analysis.

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Edwin Boucher, Dean of Students
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(931) 372-3237
Roaden University Center (RUC) 339

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Robert Hodum, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success
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(931) 372-3693
Derryberry Hall (DBRY) 209Resume/CV

Dr. Hodum directs the development, implementation and ongoing evaluation of programs, services and policies designed to increase student recruitment, retention and progress towards graduation.  He assists the President and Provost by managing optimal university enrollment through attracting qualified applicants, supporting their admission and registration processes, managing effective financial aid programs, and enhancing academic success, retention, and graduation.

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Karen Lykins, Associate Vice President for Communications & Marketing
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(931) 372-3214
Roaden University Center (RUC) 359A

Lykins oversees and strategically plans the university's public relations, communications and marketing efforts. She typically serves as the university's primary media spokesperson. She supervises the Office of Communications & Marketing, which coordinates and supports the university's communications and enhances TTU's recognition and image through the media. The office is the hub for campus publications, media relations and web design.

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Clyde Bagley, Dean, College of Agricultural and Human Sciences
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(931) 372-3149
Nursing & Health Sciences Building (NURS) 244 NHSResume/CV

Dr. C. Pat Bagley is Dean, College of Agricultural and Human Sciences and Professor, Animal Science at Tennessee Tech University. The College has been the fastest growing College at Tech in terms of increased percentage of student enrollment the past five years. The College has dramatically increased in donations to the TTU Foundation, and increased in grants and contracts to the units within the College. Further, there are five student “travel-abroad" experiences that faculty within the College are involved with this year, including travel to Argentina, Dominican Republic, Prague, Finland, and Cuba (planned). The Schools within the College focus on hands-on experiential learning opportunities for students and the development of student leadership. Some of the newer additions to the curriculum include the agri-tourism concentration in the School of Agriculture; the Child Life Specialist concentration in Human Ecology, and renewed emphasis in the School of Nursing with the LPN to RN to BSN program, and strengthening the MSN program along with developing the University's first "certificate" program.

Tech and the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences take pride in developing students to be prepared for life-long learning through the experiences they have here at Tennessee Tech. For more specific information about programs and concentrations within the Schools, please go to those home pages. And if you are interested in further information about attending Tech and scholarship opportunities, please contact us. The College gives out more than 150 scholarships to students within the College in the individual Schools.

 

Student Success Subcommittee Members

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M Miller, Professor
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(931) 372-6251
Johnson Hall (JOHN) 405

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Marc Burnett, Vice President for Student Affairs
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(931) 372-3411
Roaden University Center (RUC) 221

As the lead student affairs administrator, Mr. Burnett works with students, faculty, and staff to create and maintain student development. He oversees policies and programs performed within the Division of Student Affairs which includes: Counseling Center, Dean of Students, Eagle Card, Greek Life, Health Services, Minority Affairs, Orientation and Student Success, Recreation and Fitness Center, Residential Life, Student Activities, and the Roaden University Center.

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Joseph Biernacki, University Distinguished Faculty Fellow and Professor
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(931) 372-3667
Prescott Hall (PRSC) 312 Webpage

Cementious Systems • Biofuels Production • Engineering Education

Web Links

International Summit on Cement Hydration Kinetics
Web tools for research and education
                Cement Hydration Kinetics and Modeling
                Computer Aided Molecular Design
                Access the TTU X-ray Diffraction Laboratory
 

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Matthew Smith, Dean
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(931) 372-3124
T.J. Farr Building (FARR) 100

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Francis Otuonye, Associate Vice President for Research
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(931) 372-3374
Derryberry Hall (DBRY) 305

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Joseph Rencis, Dean of Engineering, Clay N. Hixson Chair for Engineering Leadership, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering
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(931) 372-3172
Clement Hall (CLEM) 201 Webpage

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Barry Stein, Professor & Chairperson
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(931) 372-3562
Matthews Hall (MATT) 256

 

LeeGattsTTU11103-049      Lee Gatts, SGA President
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      Phone: (931) 267-0673
      Major: Political Science
      Hometown: Livinston, TN

 

 

 

 

Quality Subcommittee Members

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Melinda Anderson, Director
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(931) 372-3157
Foundation Hall (FNDH formerly Prescott Middle School) 100

 Director, School of Human Ecology and Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) Director

Associate Professor, Food, Nutrition and Dietetics. Ph.D., TTU, 2005. Registered Dietitian and Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist in Tennessee.

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David Larimore, Professor, Research Methods in Education
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(931) 372-3623
Bartoo Hall (BART) 103

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Kent Dollar, Associate Professor
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(931) 372-6547
Henderson Hall (HEND) 116-D

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Glenn James, Director of Institutional Research
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(931) 372-6327
Derryberry Hall (DBRY) 314

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Mark Wilson, Athletics Director
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(931) 372-3940
Hooper Eblen Center (HOOP) 300

The Director of Athletics is responsible to the President for the overall direction, coordination and supervision of all areas of Tennessee Tech’s NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Athletics program. He manages and provides leadership to 16 varsity athletic teams and athletics administrative/support areas, including Athletics Academic Advising, Business/Personnel, Corporate Sales/Marketing/Promotions, Development, Facilities/Game Operations, Licensing, NCAA Compliance, Sports Information/Broadcasting, Sports Medicine, Strength/Conditioning and Tickets. His primary function is to promote student-athlete success and welfare in the academic setting and in competition, while incorporating ethical conduct and good sportsmanship. All areas under his direction serve as major public relations outlets for the university and the region, and as entertainment for students and the community.

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Paul Semmes, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences
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(931) 372-3118
Henderson Hall (HEND) 208E

 

Resourcefulness / Efficiency Subcommittee Members

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Darrell Hoy, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Asst Dean for Assessments & Extended Ed (Temp Appt)
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(931) 372-3197
Brown Hall (BRWN) 224A

Experimental Stress Analysis, Photoelasticity, Strain Gages, Digital Imaging, Residual Stress Analysis

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Mark Hutchins, Vice President for University Advancement
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(931) 372-3206
Derryberry Hall (DBRY) 300 Webpage

Mr. Hutchins is responsible to the President for managing a comprehensive institutional advancement program to include fund raising, foundation development, alumni relations, public information, photographic services and graphic arts. He provides overall direction, coordination and supervision of all activities of the offices within University Advancement. The Vice President serves as staff liaison for the University foundation and is responsible for the coordination of fund raising activities. As chief development officer, the Vice President cultivates and solicits selected donor prospects, particularly among major corporations, foundations, and individuals with the goal of generating large gifts for the University.

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Jack Butler, Associate Vice President for Facilities and Business Services
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(931) 372-3227

Manages, plans and monitors the university’s Facilities and Business Services operation including, HVAC & other utility systems, construction, building and grounds maintenance, renovations, preventative maintenance programs, recycling programs, energy conservation, custodial standards, warehousing, vehicle maintenance, telephone and cable TV systems and university procurement.  Supervises and evaluates Facilities and Business Services administrative and professional staff.

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James Jordan-Wagner, Dean
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(931) 372-3372
Johnson Hall (JOHN) 101

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Jeff Young, Associate Vice President for Business and Fiscal Affairs
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(931) 372-3311
Derryberry Hall (DBRY) 100

Mr. Young assists the Vice President in all areas of fiscal affairs. The Associate Vice President is responsible for foundation accounting, investments, cash management, accounts payable, general accounting, and bursar responsibilities including accounts receivable, cashiers, and loan accounting. Other areas include financial reporting and budget.

 

LeeGattsTTU11103-049      Mr. Stephen L. Rains, CEO Progressive Savings Bank
     

 

 

 

 

Additional Strategic Planning Members

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Mark Stephens, Senior Associate Provost
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(931) 372-3224
Derryberry Hall (DBRY) 204

Dr. Stephens assists the Provost in accomplishing goals of the University's central academic division. He supervises Graduate Studies Administration and the operations of the International Education and Career Services Offices, along with the operation of the Appalachian Center for Craft. Dr. Stephens oversees the University's faculty development programs and Honors Program. 

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Claire Stinson, Vice President for Planning & Finance
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(931) 372-3311
Derryberry Hall (DBRY) 100

Dr. Stinson is the chief business and fiscal officer of the University and responsible to the President for the receiving, disbursement, and accounting of all monies due the University. She is responsible for disbursing all funds in accordance with the annual budget. Through the Business Office and its staff members, the Vice President makes purchases for the University. Stinson also administers the financial and accounting aspects of student loans, grants, and scholarships. The Vice President provides financial management of auxiliary enterprises of the University, which includes Dining Services and the Bookstore. She is also responsible for the physical plant of the University and campus planning.

 

Non-member Resources

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Theresa Ennis, Director of University Assessment
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(931) 372-6124
T.J. Farr Building (FARR) 201C

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Matt Smith, Associate Bursar
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(931) 372-6592
Derryberry Hall (DBRY) 100