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Financial Aid Advisory, Appeals, and Scholarship Awards Committee (Provost/VPAA)

Dr. Christopher Murr, Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships, Chair (T)

Dr. Gary Aron, Professor, Biology (R)
Dr. Michael Casey, Senior Lecturer, Ingram School of Engineering (R)
Dr. Joni Charles, Associate Professor, Finance and Economics (R)
Dr. Heather C. Galloway, Program Director, University Honors Program (R)
Ms. Kimberly Garrett, Assistant Director, Donor Services (R)
Dr. Janet Hale, Senior Lecturer, Finance and Economics (R)
Dr. Theodore Hindson, Associate Professor, Political Science (R)
Ms. Anni Judkins, Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Mr. Carlos Laird, Associate Director, Undergraduate Admissions (T)
Mr. Stanley Phelps, Compliance Administrator, Financial Aid and Scholarships (T)
Ms. Kathryn Weiser, Assistant Dean of Students, Dean of Students (R) 

Ex Officio:
Dr. Michael Heintze, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing (T) 
Ms. Stephanie Lopez, Assistant Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships (T)

Student Members:
To Be Named, Student Government (R)
To Be Named, Student Government (R)

Function:
Reviews studies and recommends policies regarding need-based financial aid. The Committee advises and recommends broad policies and procedures to the University Council for awarding financial aid and gives the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing and the Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships advice as needed. The Committee, which is authorized by the institution's administration to grant a scholarship that permits a waiver of nonresident tuition, makes decisions about selected scholarship awards and serves as the final body for appeals pertaining to financial aid eligibility and athletic scholarships.