Scholastic Committee


The Scholastic Committee consists of fifteen members, including:

  • six faculty members
    • one the UMM representative to the Senate Committee on Educational Policy
  • four students
  • one USA staff member
  • two P&A members (one from the athletic staff)
  • two non voting members
    • the VCAA/dean or their designee
    • the director of the office of the registrar


The Scholastic Committee develops, reviews, and recommends policies affecting the quality of education including admission, academic progress, academic advising, student academic honesty, undergraduate scholarship, and graduation. It has the power to enforce policies and to grant exceptions to academic regulations when the spirit of such regulations has been satisfied. The committee sets admission standards and evaluates transfer credit in accordance with standards established by the Campus Assembly.


  • Dennis Stewart, Chair (2nd term 2021-24)

  • Julie Eckerle (1st term 2021-24)

  • Joe Beaver (1st term 2019-22)

  • Jason Ramey (1st term 2019-22)

  • Alyssa Pirinelli (2nd term 2020-23)



  • Josh Kuusisto (1st term 2021-24)
  • Lauren Combellick (1st term 2020-23)


  • Beth Zaske (1st term 2021-24)


  • Anika Eaves (1st term 2021-22)

  • Naeem Williams (1st term 2021-22)

  • Maureen Zeleny (1st term 2021-22)

  • Zander Roemer (1st term 2021-22)

Senate Committee on Educational Policy

  • Jess Larson


  • Jessica Porwoll (Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs designee)
  • Marcus Muller (Director of the Office of the Registrar)