ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS/SERVICE

I am active in supporting Lambda Iota Tau, our literature honors club, work on several committees, including tenure and promotions and the personnel advisory committees, advise students, write letters of recommendations, support plays and other programs, including student readings and “Poetry Night,” our Division’s night to showcase student and faculty creativity.

Member of the Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies Committee 2012 – Present
(Coordinator of the MALS Core Interdisciplinarity Course)
President: Mississippi Philological Association, 2012.
Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies Committee  2011 – Present
Member: Tenure and Promotion Committee, 2010—Present
Academic Grievance Committee  2011--Present
Chairperson, Department Curriculum Committee, 1978-present

Chairperson, University Academic Honors Committee, 1993-1999.

Faculty Sponsor, Lambda Iota Tau, Literary Honor Society, 1976-83

Departmental Personnel Advisory Committee, 1976-83,1992-present (elected by members of the

            Department –now it is a rotating position)

University Administrative Advisory Council, 1978-81 (elected by university faculty)

Coordinator, University Faculty Scholars Program, 1980-2002 (for honor students).

Chairperson, University Ad Hoc Committee on Administration Evaluation, 1979.

Advisor, Language Majors and Minors, 1974-present.

Consultant, National Teachers Examination, 1979.

Humanities Consultant, Mississippi Committee for the Humanities, 1973-95.

State Evaluation of High School Consultant 1978-2000.

Assistant Director, Title II Grant, Mississippi Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 1987-89

Academic Disciplines Committee, Institutions of Higher Learning

            of Mississippi, 1989 - 2000.