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Athletic Council

Last Updated: 12/15/2017

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Elizabeth Hart, Administrative Coordinator to the President (


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


Meeting Frequency

At least 2 times per semester

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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 Chair Academic Affairs
George Fadel Representative  ECAS 5-15-2019
Scott Mason Alternate ECAS 5-15-2019
Jamil Faiza Representative Education 5-15-2019
Mike Godfrey Alternate Education 5-15-2019
June Pilcher Representative BSHS 5-15-2019
Sheri Webster Alternate BSHS 5-15-2019
Abel Bartley Representative AAH 5-15-2019
Stephen Fitzmaurice Alternate AAH 5-15-2019
Lambert McCarty Representative CAFLS 5-15-2019
Eric Benson Alternate CAFLS 5-15-2019
Matthew Macauley Representative  Science 5-15-2019
William Baldwin Alternate Science 5-15-2019
Carl Hollingsworth Representative Business 5-15-2019
Jesse Moore Alternate Business 5-15-2019
Brenda Burk Representative Library 5-15-2019
Andy Wesolek Alternate Library 5-15-2019
Bob Brookover Representative Faculty Senate Designee 5-15-2018

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