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University Studies Program

USP Committee Members


Members of the University Studies Committee will include one tenured or tenure-track faculty member from each of the undergraduate colleges, and from the Libraries and University services unit, with the exception that the College of Arts and Sciences shall have two representatives. Also included is a student designated by the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming Senate who shall be a member with a vote. The President, Vice President for Academic Affairs, a representative from Student Affairs, the Academic Planning Committee, the Deans' Council, Academic Advising, and the Wyoming Community Colleges shall be ex officio members without a vote.


Name Department College Term Expires (Spring) Phone
Brant Schumaker, Chair Veterinary Sciences Agriculture and Natural Resources 2014 9970
Jennifer Deckert Theatre and Dance Arts and Sciences 2015 3298
Neil Humphries Geology and Geophysics Arts and Sciences 2013 2728
JoLynne Stalnaker Accounting Business 2015(2) 6698
Samara Madrid Elementary and Early Childhood Education Education 2013 6366
Steven Barrett Electrical and Computer Engineering Engineering and Applied Science 2013(2) 6181
Mark Byra Kinesiology and Health Health Sciences 2014 5227
Cass Kvenild Learning Resource Center Libraries 2015 5119
Shaun Hayes American Heritage Center American Heritage Center 2013(R) 4986
Jason Katzmann UW/CC Center Outreach School 2013 307-768-2583


(R)=replacing another's term

(2)=second consecutive term


Ex Officio Members


Name Department Represents

Term Expires (Spring)



Wyoming Community Colleges

Jo Chytka Advising & Career Services/ Registrar Academic Advising/Student Affairs 2398
Joe Jensen Athletics Academic Planning Committee 307-745-3111
Carol Frost Academic Affairs University Studies Coordinator 4286

Aneesa McDonald

Academic Affairs Academic Affairs 4287

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