Lansing Community College

This standing committee of the Academic Senate encourages the inclusion and participation of faculty and staff in Academic Senate and Academic Senate activities. The committee works to promote the work of the Academic Senate to the LCC community and seeks out a diverse group of individuals for involvement in Academic Senate and College committees.

  • Committee Charter

    Purpose

    This standing committee of the Academic Senate encourages the inclusion and participation of faculty and staff in Academic Senate and Academic Senate activities. The committee works to promote the work of the Academic Senate to the LCC community and seeks out a diverse group of individuals for involvement in Academic Senate and College committees.

    Charge to the Committee
    • Recruit faculty members to run for both at-large and department Academic Senate positions.
    • Promote Academic Senate engagement with constituencies across the college.
    • Develop strategies to support Senators in seeking input from college faculty and staff to shape Academic Senate priorities.
    • Develop strategies for two-way communication between the Academic Senate and faculty, staff, and administration.
    • Recruit faculty members to serve on Academic Senate and college-wide committees, and ensure faculty representation on such committees.
    • Diversify representation in college-wide work by identifying full- and part-time faculty who can serve as subject matter experts or faculty representatives on college committees, teams and projects.
    • Expand opportunities for professional growth and leadership within the Academic Senate to a broader and more representative group of faculty and staff.
    Membership
    • Chair (Must be an Academic Senator who is also a member of the faculty).
    • Vice Chair (Must be a member of the committee).
    • A minimum of five Academic Senators 
    • Members from each of the following Divisions:
      • Arts & Sciences 
      • Community Education and Workforce Development
      • Health and Human Services 
      • Student Affairs
      • Technical Careers
    • Non-teaching members
      • Office of Diversity and Inclusion representative or designee
    • Ex-officio Members
      • Academic Senate President per Senate Bylaws
    • Resources
      • Internal Communications Coordinator or their designee
    Member and Chair Selection

    Will be appointed under the direction of the executive committee.

    Term/Rotation

    Term
    No Term Limits

    Rotation
    Stagger every 3 years

    Charter Approval

    The above Engagement Committee charter was approved by the Academic Senate on Friday, October 7, 2022; revised February 9, 2024.

  • Engagement Committee Members

    Lisa Dobson, Chair 
    Arts and Sciences
    LCC-AS-Engagement-Committee@star.lcc.edu 

    Brittany Barber
    Health and Human Services

    Sarah Garcia-Linz
    Student Affairs

    Susan Hardie
    Arts and Sciences

    Kelli Herm
    Library

    Jessica Hester
    Arts and Sciences

    Jeff Janowick
    Arts and Sciences

    Eliza Lee
    Arts and Sciences

    Scott Poe
    Technical Careers

    Karen Tommasulo
    Resource Internal Communications

    vacant
    Community Education and Workforce Development

    vacant
    Office of Diversity and Inclusion

     

  • Meetings & Reports

    All meetings of the Engagement Committee are open to the public. The AY23-24 meeting dates are listed below. Please contact the Committee Chair, or contact the Academic Senate's Secretary for information.

    2023-2024

    Fall 2023 Semester
    Spring 2024 Semester
    • January 12, 2024
      Minutes
    • January 26, 2024
      Minutes
    • February 9, 2024
      Minutes
    • February 23, 2024
      Minutes
    • April , 2024
      4-5pm via WebEx
    • April , 2024
      4-5pm via WebEx
    Summer 2023 Semester

Archived Meeting Minutes

Contact the Provost

Administrative Building at LCC

Administration Bldg, Room 301

Sally Welch
Provost
Phone: (517) 483-1725

Laura Medina
Executive Assistant to the Provost
Phone: (517) 483-1725
Fax: (517) 483-1845

E-mail: LCC-Provost-Office@star.lcc.edu

Additional Contact