KIM MCALEXANDER (at OSU since 1991), Professional Faculty and Head Advisor, Health and Human Sciences.
FACULTY SENATE SERVICE: Health and Human Sciences Senator, 2006-present; Academic Standing Committee, 2002–05 (Interim Chair 2003); Academic Requirements Committee, 1997-00; Undergraduate Admissions Committee, 1994-97; and Academic Advising Council, 1991-05 (Chair 1993-94).
COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SCIENCES SERVICE: Leadership Team, 2002-present; and Curriculum Committee 2002- present.
COLLEGE OF HOME ECONOMICS SERVICE: Scholarship Committee, 1993-02.
UNIVERSITY SERVICE: Athletic Advisory Board 1999-03; Undergraduate Education Council, Subcommittee for Recruitment and Retention 1994-96; and Undergraduate Education Council 1994.
Candidate Statement: The OSU Strategic Plan gives priority to enhancing student access, engagement, and success through graduation. For sixteen years at OSU these areas have been my professional passion while working closely to support students. I seek opportunities on campus to advance these essential goals. Throughout my career I have consistently demonstrated a commitment to understanding curriculum, student needs, and campus issues. Serving on the Faculty Senate Executive Committee provides an opportunity to assist the university in important ways and to offer a unique student-focused perspective as OSU continues to move forward in creating valuable programs and initiatives.