The Advancement and Public Affairs Committee exercises oversight of university programs related to private gifts, alumni programs and support, public relations and communications efforts and government relations at the local, state and national levels.

Charter

Members:

  • Sharon J. Miller Pryse, Chair
  • David A. Shepard
  • Julia T. Wells
  • Charles E. Wharton

Ex Officio

  • Vice Chair of the Board
  • President of the University (non-voting)

Principal Staff Liaisons

  • Anthony C. Haynes, Vice President for Government Relations
  • Tiffany Carpenter, Associate Vice President for Communications and Marketing
  • Kerry Witcher, Interim Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs and Programs

Subcommittee on Community and Alumni Relations

  • Julia T. Wells, Chair
  • Charles E. Wharton
  • Tommy G. Whittaker

Principal Staff Liaisons

  • Kerry Witcher, Interim Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs and Programs
  • Anthony Haynes, Vice President for Government Relations and Advocacy