Scholastic Appeals Committee

The SAC serves as the academic misconduct hearing committee for all graduate students.

2020-21 Roster

Name School/College
Whitney Moon Architecture and Urban Planning (School of)
Jessica Meuninck-Ganger Arts (Peck School of the)
Edward Levitas Business (Sheldon B. Lubar School of)
Laura Owens Education (School of)
Jaejin Jang Engineering & Applied Science (College of)
Jerry Kaster Freshwater Sciences (School of)
Carol Seery Health Sciences (College of)
TBD Information Studies (School of)
Kristin Sziarto Letters & Science (College of)
Sandra Millon-Underwood Nursing (College of)
Amy Harley Public Health (Joseph J. Zilber School of)
Tina Freiburger Social Welfare (Helen Bader School of)
Jason Puskar (ex officio) Graduate School

Student members

Name School/College
Darcy Guenterberg Arts (Peck School of)
Martin Kozon Letters and Science (College of)
Florine Ndakuya Nursing (College of)
Benjamin Omwando Information Studies (School of)
Alyssa Sheeran Social Welfare (Helen Bader School of)
Jennifer Woo Public Health (School of)

Definition and Duties

Membership

The Graduate School Scholastic Appeals Committee shall consist of 12 faculty members, one Master’s, and one doctoral student from each School/College, and the Associate Dean for Graduate School as a non-voting member.

  1. Faculty Members. The faculty of each UWM School or College, except for the Graduate School and the Division of Continuing Education, shall recommend one representative. The representative may also be a member of the respective School or College Scholastic Appeals Committee, but must be a member of the UWM graduate faculty. All faculty must be approved by the Graduate Faculty Council and by the Dean of the Graduate School. Should a vacancy arise, the Dean of the Graduate School, upon recommendation of the Dean of the appropriate School or College, will appoint a replacement from among the graduate faculty.
  2. Student Members. The student members (who will be selected in accordance with UWM guidelines) shall be graduate students in good standing currently enrolled at UWM. One Master’s student and one doctoral student may be appointed from each School/College.
  3. Ex Officio. The Associate Dean of the Graduate School will be an ex-officio non-voting member of the Committee and will conduct the hearing.

Functions

The Graduate School Scholastic Appeals Committee serves as the academic misconduct hearing committee for all graduate students. (See UWS Chapter 14 and Fac. Doc. 1686 (PDF), for further information and procedures.)