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Athletic Council

Last Updated: 12/15/2017

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Contact Name

Elizabeth Hart, Administrative Coordinator to the President (hart@clemson.edu)

Description

The Athletic Council advises the Clemson University administration on all major decisions affecting the administration of the athletic department. The Athletic Council shall recommend policy on intercollegiate athletics to the Director of Athletics and, when appropriate, to the President of the University. Specific duties of the Athletic Council include: monitoring the recruitment, scholastic eligibility, and academic progress of student athletes; reviewing athletic schedules and ticket prices; advising the University’s faculty representative to the NCAA and ACC on matters of pending legislation; evaluating athletic policies and programs to ensure their compatibility with the overall aims and mission of the University; participating in the screening and selection of applicants for the position of Director of Athletics. 

Faculty Manual Reference

Chapter VII 

Report Due Date

TBA

Meeting Frequency

At least 2 times per semester

Related web pages

www.clemson.edu/administration/councils/athletic-council/index.html

Membership Composition

Seat TypeQuantityTerm LengthDate of Term InitiationSeat Filling MechanismVoting or Non-Voting
Chair 1 NA 16-May Voting members elect from regular, full-time faculty members Voting
Vice Chair 1 2 year terms 16-May Voting members elect from regular, full-time faculty members Voting
One regular faculty representative and one regular faculty alternate and the Library 16 Staggered 3 years 16-May Elected by the faculty accorded voting rights in each college and the Library Voting
President of the Faculty Senate (or designee)  1 1 year term; consecutive up to three years for designee 16-May By Position Voting
President of Graduate Student Government 1 16-May By Position Voting
President of the Undergraduate Student Senate 1 16-May By Position Voting
Student Athletes from the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), including one representing revenue sports and one representing non-revenue sports 2 1 year term; consecutive up to two years 16-May Appointed by Student Affairs Advisory Committee Voting
At-large appointees; one should be from Student Affairs 2 2 year term, once renewable 16-May Appointed by the President Voting
Faculty Athletics Representative 1 16-May By Position Voting
Associate Athletic Director of Compliance Services 16-May By Position Non-Voting
Director of Athletics 1 16-May By Position Non-Voting
Deputy Athletic Director  1 16-May By Position Non-Voting
Associate Athletic Director/ Senior Women's Administrator 1 16-May By Position Non-Voting
Associate Athletic Director of Athletic Academic Services 1 16-May By Position Non-Voting

Membership List (Last updated December 15, 2017)

NameEmailSeat TypeDepartment and CollegeAppointment DateTerm Expires
Robert H. Jones provost@clemson.edu/bjs@clemson.edu Chair Academic Affairs
George Fadel fgeorge@clemson.edu Representative  ECAS 5-15-2019
Scott Mason mason@clemson.edu Alternate ECAS 5-15-2019
Jamil Faiza fjamil@clemson.edu Representative Education 5-15-2019
Mike Godfrey mgodfre@clemson.edu Alternate Education 5-15-2019
June Pilcher jpilche@clemson.edu Representative BSHS 5-15-2019
Sheri Webster swebste@clemson.edu Alternate BSHS 5-15-2019
Abel Bartley abartly@clemson.edu Representative AAH 5-15-2019
Stephen Fitzmaurice sfitzma@clemson.edu Alternate AAH 5-15-2019
Lambert McCarty bmccrty@clemson.edu Representative CAFLS 5-15-2019
Eric Benson ebenson@clemson.edu Alternate CAFLS 5-15-2019
Matthew Macauley macaule@clemson.edu Representative  Science 5-15-2019
William Baldwin baldwin@clemson.edu Alternate Science 5-15-2019
Carl Hollingsworth chollin@clemson.edu Representative Business 5-15-2019
Jesse Moore jessem@clemson.edu Alternate Business 5-15-2019
Brenda Burk bburk@clemson.edu Representative Library 5-15-2019
Andy Wesolek awesole@clemson.edu Alternate Library 5-15-2019
Bob Brookover bob@clemson.edu Representative Faculty Senate Designee 5-15-2018

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