Academic Bulletin

With the 2013-14 academic years comes the formation of a new Faculty Assembly, which consists of nine standing committees and eight subcommittees with Dr. Chris Kenney serving as president of the Faculty Assembly.

Each standing committee has a specified number of representatives from each school – one from each school for the Academic Policy and Faculty Policy and Procedure committees, and one from each college for the Student Life and Enrollment and Budget, Resources and Space committees. Subcommittees do not have a specified number of members.

Standing committees include Academic Policy; Faculty Policies & Procedures; Tenure & Promotion; Non-Instructional Load; Faculty Scholarship; Student Life & Enrollment; Budget, Resources & Space; Constitution & By-Laws Review; and Human Resources.

Subcommittees include Curriculum; Distance Learning; Assessment and Program Review; General Education; Student Grade Appeals; Enrollment & Retention; Advising Policies & Procedures; and Athletic Council.

For more information regarding the Faculty Assembly, standing committees and subcommittees, please contact Dr. Kenney at 740-245-7391.

School of Allied Health

The Respiratory Care program recently reported 100 percent employer satisfaction, 100 percent graduate satisfaction and a 100-percent pass rate for licensure with the 2012 and 2013 graduates, according to surveys distributed six months post graduation.

Of the 2012 and 2013 graduates to pursue Registered Respiratory Therapist advanced licensure, the survey also reported 100-percent pass rates.

Jenkins Center for Student Success

Kelsey Dougham has returned to the Rio family as a full-time Mathematics Specialist in the Michael V. and Flora Jenkins Center for Student Success.

Dougham earned her Bachelor of Science in Education from Rio in 2009. She has worked for Gallipolis City Schools and Wellston City Schools since graduation, and worked as a math tutor as a Rio student.