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Committees

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall function as a continuous planning and financial Committee of the Board, exercising general supervision of the finances of the University; shall review in advance the proposed budget for the succeeding year; and shall review in advance the proposed application for appropriations for the succeeding fiscal year in the light of overall University plans. Provide guidance to the University’s State and Federal Governmental relations program by defining an agenda and identifying strategies for implementation. It shall make reports to the Board at each meeting on all such matters occurring since the previous meeting.

Committee Members

Dr. William Small, Jr., Chair
Mr. Robert Waldrep, Vice Chair
Ms. Patricia Lott
Dr. John Corbitt, Ex-officio


Resource Persons

Mr. Thomas Elzey
Mrs. Evelyn Anderson



Academic Affairs and Faculty-Liaison Committee

The Academic Affairs and Faculty Liaison Committee shall consider the development of new programs, degrees, institutes and research for submission to the State Commission on Higher Education. It shall consider and make recommendations to the Board with respect to the naming of any academic centers, institutes, or other such programs. It shall report on all such matters to the Board from time to time with such recommendations as it may consider relevant to the achievement of the University’s goals of academic excellence.

Committee Members
Dr. Gail Joyner-Fleming, Chair
Ms. Patricia Lott, Vice Chair
Dr. John Corbitt
Mr. Ronald Henegan
Dr. Dennis Nielsen
Dr. Thomas Cassidy (Ex-Officio)

Resource Persons
Mr. Thomas Elzey
Dr. W. Franklin Evans
Mrs. Evelyn Anderson




Administration, Athletics and Student Affairs Committee

The Athletics and Student Affairs Committee is charged with the formation, review, and approval of all policies affecting the intercollegiate activities of the University and shall be kept informed of all matters affecting these policies in order that it may make recommendations and reports to the Board and may ensure compliance with MEAC and NCAA rules and regulations. The Committee is also charged with all Board activities related to campus life for the students of SC State University to include admissions, financial aid, housing, campus police security, student activities and wellness programs.

Committee Members
Mr. Ronald Henegan, Chair
Dr. Gail Joyner-Fleming, Vice Chair
Mrs. Pearl Ascue
Dr. John Corbitt
Dr. Carlotta Redish
Mr. Akeem Brown (Ex-Officio)
Mrs. Kay E. Snider (Ex-Officio)

Resource Persons
Mr. Thomas Elzey
Mrs. Charlene Johnson
Dr. Tamara Hughes
Dr. Rita Teal
Mrs. Evelyn Anderson




Budget, Facilities and Grounds Committee

The Budget, Facilities and Grounds Committee shall review and monitor the finance and fiscal policies and procedures of the University, its departments, and related entities; receive and evaluate reports and recommendations of inside and outside auditors; advise the Executive Committee and the Board of Trustees of the financial status of the University, its departments, and related entities; and perform such studies of financial matters as the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees approve to better serve the needs of the University and the public. The Committee is also charged with the consideration of all Board matters relating to Campus Security and Safety, Buildings and Grounds of the University; its design and location of new buildings and maintenance, improvements or remodeling; the landscaping of the grounds, and all other matters having to do with physical care and preservation of the University’s physical plant, furniture, automobiles and equipment.

Committee Members
Mr. Katon Dawson, Chair
Mr. Anthony Grant, Vice Chair
Ms. Patricia Lott
Mrs. Cathy Novinger
Dr. William Small


Resource Persons
Mr. Thomas Elzey
Mr. Eric Eaton
Mrs. Evelyn Anderson




Institutional Advancement and Public Relations Committee

The Committee for Institutional Advancement and Public Relations shall consider and recommend policies to govern fund-raising activities of the University and shall maintain continuous policy review over public affairs, public relations and alumni relations activities of the University. Maintain continual policy review over the image enhancement of the University including the institution’s publications, its graphic presentations and its electronic communications.

Committee Members

Mr. Anthony Grant, Chair
Dr. William Small, Vice Chair
Mr. Katon Dawson
Mr. Robert Nance
Mr. Robert Waldrep
Dr. Carlotta Redish
Dr. Benetta Bell (Ex-Officio)
Ms. Vernell Brown (Ex-Officio)
Dr. Jesse Kinard (Ex-Officio)
Mr. Charlton “Chuck” Whipple (Ex-Officio)
Mr. Edward Williams (Ex-Officio)

Resource Persons

Mr. Thomas Elzey
Ms. Sunya L. Young
Ms. Sonja Bennett
Mrs. Evelyn Anderson



Research, Economic Development and 1890 Programs

The Research, Economic Development and 1890 Committee shall consider and recommend policies governing 1890 Research and Extension for the purpose of ensuring fiscal accountability and building collaborations, partnerships and networks for enhanced outreach services to communities throughout South Carolina.


Committee Members

Dr. Dennis Nielsen, Chair
Mrs. Cathy Novinger, Vice Chair
Mrs. Pearl Ascue
Mr. Ronald Henegan
Mr. Robert Nance


Resource Persons
Mr. Thomas Elzey
Mr. Delbert Foster
Mrs. Evelyn Anderson