MUS Teaching Scholars Advisory Council
The MUS Teaching Scholars Advisory Council is comprised of a group of faculty, administrators, and faculty excellence and development staff from across the Montana Unviersity System. The Advisory Council provides guidance on coordinating the MUS Teaching Scholars work with ongoing faculty development efforts on campuses as well as on the design of the program including the annual theme, program activities, and the annual teaching and learning symposium. The Advisory Council's work is vital to the success of the program and for supporting system-wide recognition of teaching excellence.
Advisory Council Members
Dean Adams, Director for the Center for Faculty Excellence, Montana State University
Susan Balter-Reitz, Professor of Communication and Theatre, MSU Billings
Amy Kinch, Director of Faculty Development Office, University of Montana
Anniliese Ripley, Dean of School of Outreach/Director of Research and Grants, UM Western
Durward Sobek, Interim Vice Provost, Montana State University
Kelly Webster, Chief of Staff, University of Montana
Advisory Council Make-up & Terms of Service
Advisory Committee Member make-up shall include a President's designee from UM and MSU campuses, a representative from a Two-Year School, Alumni from a previous cohort of scholars, a faculty member, and/or Head of a Faculty Excellence Center. The number of advisory committee members shall not exceed eight (8) individuals. Terms of service include a three (3) full years to ensure council members are engaged through an entire cohort cycle.