University Senate

Intercollegiate Athletics Committee

  • Six faculty elected, one from each college with Academic Departments
  • Four students appointed by SGA President
  • Meets on first Thursday of every month from 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Voting Members
Name Department College Term Expires
Diana Cheng Mathematics FCSM 2017
Jessica Minkove Kinesiology CHP 2018
Toby Porterfield e-Business and Technology Management CBE 2017
Bill Sadera Educational Technology and Literacy COE 2016
Virginia Thompson Geography and Environmental Planning CLA 2016
John Turner Electronic Media and Film COFAC 2017
TBD SGA   2016
TBD SGA   2016
TBD SGA   2016
TBD SGA   2016
Tim Leonard Director of Athletics NA  
Cathy Mattingly Director, University Budget Office NA  
Dorothy Proctor University Budget Coordinator, University Budget Office NA  
Margie Tversky Director, Student Services, Towson University in Northeastern Maryland NA  



  1. To advise, oversee, and establish responsibilities for all areas of administration of the intercollegiate athletics program.
  2. To insure that the athletics program is in philosophical compliance with the goals of the University.
  3. To insure that all athletes confirm to University, National Collegiate Athletics Associate, and affiliated conference standards regarding normal progress toward a degree by requiring verification of academic eligibility from the Registrar or Faculty Athletics Representative at the beginning of each semester of each athlete's competitive season.
  4. To affirm the University's commitment to compliance with all University, NCAA, and affiliated conference guidelines for recruiting by processing all alleged violations that come to its attention and reporting all alleged violations to the Director of Athletics for appropriate action.
  5. To monitor, in conjunction with the Director of Athletics, adherence to University-mandated, NCAA, and affiliated conference standards of ethical conduct by all student-athletes, coaches, and other personnel connected with the intercollegiate athletics program. 
  6. To determine, in conjunction with the Director of Athletics, in which sports the University will be represented, the level of emphasis of each represented sport, and the size of the competing squads. 
  7. To establish, in conjunction with the Director of Athletics, policies regarding the number and scheduling of contests, scheduling of practices, and other related matters.
  8. To participate fully in budget preparation at the final stages, to recommend approval or disapproval to the Director of Athletics and/or the Vice President for Institutional Development, and to insure equitable competition by guaranteeing that adequate funding is granted to each sponsored sport in compliance with the approved degree of emphasis and all Title IX requirements.
  9. To participate in interviewing candidates for the position of Director of Athletics and to cast one vote in the selection process. 
  10. To participate in all decisions related to governing and regulatory bodies and conference affiliations by the action of the Faculty Athletics Representative.




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