The council will provide cross-campus feedback on the progress of student learning in a team environment.

The University Quality Enhancement Plan is pleased to announce the formation of a new Advisory Council (QEPAC). This council has representation from all UAB academic, student government, faculty senate and some administrative units. This council will advise of the office of the QEP on both short- and long-range plans, will evaluate CTL-QEP Teaching Innovation awards and the UNIT awards programs, will review progress towards major milestones, and will provide cross-campus feedback on the progress of student learning in a team environment.

The QEPAC members include (alphabetically):

  • Brooke Becker (UAB Libraries)
  • Courtney Bentley (Education)
  • Dan Bullard (Joint Health Sciences)
  • Kellie Carter (Graduate School)
  • Rod Fullard (Optometry)
  • Laurel Hitchcock (CAS)
  • Lynn Holt (Health Professions)
  • Anthony Hood (Business)
  • Maria Hopkins (CAS)
  • Lisa Kerr (VMASC)
  • Jason Kirby (Engineering)
  • Rhonda McLain (Nursing)
  • Sam Moss (USGA)
  • Pam Paustian (eLearning and Professional Studies)
  • Scott Phillips (Center for Teaching and Learning)
  • Julie Preskitt (Public Health)
  • Lauren Rast (CAS)
  • Cheryl Robinson (Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee)
  • Scott Snyder (Center for Educational Accountability)
  • Garrett Stephens (GSG)
  • Cynthia Terry (Registrar)
  • Ken Tilashalski (Dentistry)
  • Diane Tucker (Honors College)
  • James Willig (Medicine)

The QEPAC will meet twice in each of the fall and spring semesters, and possibly once in the summer. A QEPAC Chair will be selected from the members and will serve for a one-year term. The QEPAC appointments are for three years, which will be until the QEP impact report and visit in 2020. The inaugural meeting is being scheduled for early September.

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