The Veterans Student Committee provides advice and counsel to the Vice President for Student Affairs and the Coordinator of Veterans Student Services on matters related to student veterans. The Committee is appointed by the Vice President in consultation with others, is chaired by the Coordinator of Veterans Student Services, and meets as determined by the Chair.
|Coordinator, Veteran Student Services||Norman Ferguson, Jr.|
|Academic Learning Center||Nick Sullivan|
|Academic Advising||Rachel Ruane|
|Continuing and Distance Education||Justin Szabo|
|Faculty/staff at-large||Bruce Bowler|
|Faculty/staff at-large||Ashley Adams|
|Financial Aid||Nicole Lehman|
|Veterans Certifying Official||Tricia Welter|
|Veterans Certifying Official||Linda Feuchtwanger|
|Student Disability Services||Jenny Lynes|
|Military Science/ROTC||Jon Thompson|
|Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation||Chris Crews-Larsen|
|UNIVA President||Chris Kennedy|
Members represent units and are recommended for appointment as is described here:
|Academic Learning Center||Director, Academic Center|
|Academic Advising||Director, Academic Advising|
|Compliance & Equity Management||Director, Compliance and Equity Management|
|Faculty/staff at-large (3)*||Vice President for Student Affairs|
|Community*||Vice President for Student Affairs|
|University Relations||Executive Director, University Relations|
|Financial Aid||Director, Financial Aid|
|Veterans Certifying Official||University Registrar|
|Student Disability Services||Coordinator, Student Disability Services|
|Student Health Clinic||Director, Student Health Clinic|
|Military Science/ROTC||Battalion Commander|
|Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services||Coordinator|
|Student||Representative of Veterans' Student Organization|
*Preference in making at-large appointments will be given faculty, staff or community members who are veterans, who have particular research or content knowledge about veterans' matters, or who have particular professional responsibilities related to military service.
**In the case where there is not a currently-functioning student organization of students who are veterans, preference in making the appointment will be given to students who are veterans.
The committee was appointed in fall 2009 by Vice President for Student Affairs Terry Hogan to conduct initial assessment of needs of veteran students and provide coordination of existing services. Dan Schofield of Admissions was initial chair. In fall 2011, Assistant Registrar Jennifer Suchan was assigned to coordinate veteran student services and the charge to the committee was refined.
Approved by Vice President for Student Affairs, August 1, 2011
Replaces previous version approved July 1, 2009