Student Senate

Campus Committees

Academic Advising  

Advisory to the faculty. Recommends programs, policies, and procedures relating to organization and development of the academic advising program of the College. Works in appropriate ways with other campus services, offices, and individuals to enhance academic advising for Hendrix students.

Membership (1 student, 1 alternate): 

Student Representative:  Megan Ayers
Student Representative (Alternate): N/A


Academic Assessment  

The Committee on Academic Assessment assists with the development, monitoring, and evaluation of annual assessment plans and student learning goals for the College’s academic program including departments, programs, and general education.

Membership (1 student, 1 alternate): 

Student Representative:  Megan Prettyman
Student Representative (Alternate): N/A


Academic Integrity 

The Committee on Academic Integrity has jurisdiction over all alleged violations of academic standards as described in the College’s Statement of Academic Integrity.  The committee follows the procedural guidelines as described in the Statement of Academic Integrity. A minimum of two faculty members and two student members is required to hold a formal hearing. Hearing groups are formed by the chair from the available committee members.

(Membership cannot be disclosed – 6 students, 1 alternate, 5 Faculty)


Athletic Advisory Committee 

Advisory to the NCAA representative and to the Hendrix Athletic Director. Reviews policies and makes recommendations to appropriate College officials concerning the Hendrix intercollegiate athletic program.

Membership (2 students, 1 alternate):       

Student Representative:  Lauren Mahaney                         
Student Representative:  Collin Mayer
Student Representative (alternate): N/A                     

College Conduct Council  

The College Conduct Council has jurisdiction over serious breaches of the College’s standards of student conduct and overall student misconduct which does not fall under the responsibility of the minor disciplinary hearing panel or an administrative hearing body. The Council also serves as the appellate group for decisions made by a minor disciplinary hearing board or an administrative hearing body. A minimum of two faculty members and two student members is required to hold a formal hearing. Hearing groups are formed by the chair from the available committee members.

(Membership cannot be disclosed - 10 students, 1 alternate)


Committee on Curriculum

Makes recommendations concerning curriculum to departments, areas, and the faculty. Receives reports and requests from departments and areas concerning revisions in course offerings and requirements for majors and minors; forwards such reports with recommendations to the faculty.

Membership (3 students, 1 alternate):

Student Representative:  Riley Wells  
Student Representative:  Andrew McWard
Student Representative:  Jordan May
Student Representative (alternate): Katherine Skartevdt


Committee on Diversity Concerns  

Advises the faculty and administration on issues relating to the promotion of a community that welcomes and supports diversity, including but not limited to racial, ethnic, gender, sexuality, and religious diversity.

Membership (2 students, 1 alternate):

Student Representative:  Sia Techawongtham
Student Representative:  Caitlyn Hendrickson
Student Representative (alternate): Victoria Amadi 


Committee on Enrollment and Financial Aid  

Recommends to the faculty and interprets policies concerning recruitment, admission/readmission, and retention of students. The committee is advisory to the Office of Admission and to the Office of Financial Aid.

Membership (2 students, 1 alternate):

Student Representative:   Amelia Grayson
Student Representative:   Sia Techawongtham
Student Representative (alternate): Valerie DeLeon


Committee on Engaged Learning  

Advises the Odyssey Director on policies and procedures for the operation of the Odyssey Program, including establishment of criteria for Odyssey credit not connected to regularly taught courses. Reviews and recommends to the Committee on Faculty requests from students and faculty for the funding of proposed Odyssey projects. Assists faculty members in the development of new Odyssey experiences, including new courses for proposal to the Curriculum Committee for Odyssey credit. Assists the Director in coordinating policies and the program’s interactions with related offices. Hears student appeals on Odyssey credit decisions.

Membership (2 students, 1 alternate):

Student Representative:  Matthew Perkins
Student Representative:  Riley Wells
Student Representative (Alternate): N/A


Committee on International/Intercultural Studies  

Advisory to the faculty. Recommends policy and procedures regarding international and intercultural study. Aids in the advising of international students. Advertises and evaluates programs of international or intercultural study. May assist in recommending students for international study.

Membership (2 students, 1 alternate):

Student Representative:  Lena Pham
Student Representative:  Yuyutshu Thapa
Student Representative (alternate):  N/A


Committee on Student Life

Advisory to the Office of Student Affairs. Works in conjunction with the Office of Student Affairs and the Student Senate in recommending and evaluating the various policies and programs of the College involving student activities, including discipline, orientation of new students, student-faculty relations, recreation, residential living, off-campus housing, student government and organizations, student media, health services, and campus center.

Membership (3 students, 1 alternate):

Student Representative:  Brandy Britton
Student Representative:  Ryan Tumminello
Student Representative:  Olivia Sims
Student Representative (alternate): N/A


Committee on Teacher Education 

Designs, reviews, evaluates and recommends to the faculty policies and programs related to the education and certification of students preparing to teach in the elementary and secondary schools.

Membership (1 student, 1 alternate): 

Student Representative: Sydney Hickok
Student Representative (alternate): N/A