LAUNCH

Committee Profile

Owners

  • Datta, Sumana
Purpose:
Advises the Executive Director and staff of LAUNCH on curricular and administrative policy matters with respect to Honors and Undergraduate Research programming. Assists in review of new and revised College and Departmental Honors Program proposals. Discusses and makes recommendations for changes in policy, procedures and programming.
Membership Selection Process:
College representatives are chosen by their college. "At-large" faculty representatives are appointed by LAUNCH. Undergraduate student representatives are appointed by LAUNCH. No graduate student representation is needed.
Meeting Times:
Meetings are called at the discretion of the chair, usually once a semester with some business conducted by email communication.

Roster

Position Name Contact
Chair Sumana Datta
Honors Program
sumad@tamu.edu
19798451957
Ex Officio Sarah Misemer
Honors Program
smisemer@tamu.edu
845-2125
Faculty Member
Expires in 2022
Senarath Dharmasena
Agricultural Economics

Faculty Member
Expires in 2022
Rhonda Rahn
Health and Kinesiology

Faculty Member
Expires in 2021
Adonios Karpetis
Aerospace Engineering

Faculty Member
Expires in 2021
Niall Slowey
Oceanography

Faculty Member
Expires in 2022
David Lowe
Libraries

Faculty Member
Expires in 2021
Jane Bolin
Health Policy and Management
janebolin@tamu.edu
979-436-9468
Faculty Member
Expires in 2018
(Vacant)
Faculty Member
Expires in 2020
Matt Papanikolas
Mathematics

Faculty Member
Expires in 2020
Adam Patterson
Vet Med Small Animal Medicine & Surgery

Faculty Member
Expires in 2022
Katherine Echols
Galveston

Faculty Member
Expires in 2022
Nancy Parish
Communication

Faculty Member
Expires in 2021
Steve Grossman
Accounting

LAUNCH Representative Jonathan Kotinek
Honors Program
jkotinek@tamu.edu
845-1957
LAUNCH Representative
Expires in 2022
Sankar Chaki
Vet Pathobiology

LAUNCH Representative
Expires in 2021
Haly Neely
Soil & Crop Science

LAUNCH Representative
Expires in 2020
Duncan MacKenzie
Biology

Undergraduate Student Representative (special appointment) (Student)
Expires in 2017
(Vacant)
Undergraduate Student Representative (special appointment) (Student)
Expires in 2017
(Vacant)
Undergraduate Student Representative (special appointment) (Student)
Expires in 2017
(Vacant)