Committees & Initiatives

Assessment Council

Chair: Amanda Thomas

The Student Affairs Assessment Council is made up of members of the WCU community who are responsible for assessment activities and/or interested in learning more about co-curricular assessment. The Assessment Council works with staff and faculty to improve the quality of co-curricular programs and services, student learning, retention and success through the intentional use of data. Meetings occur one to two times per month.

Homecoming & Family Weekend Planning Committee

Chair: Barrett McGee and Lisa Montgomery

This institution-wide committee helps to plan, coordinate, and market all aspects of the WCU Homecoming program. The group will meet about bi-weekly during the fall semester through early November.


  Paraprofessional Supervisors Committee

Chair: Adriane Reilly

The Paraprofessional Supervisors Committee is an interdisciplinary community of supervisors who strive to create a consistent, high-impact student employment experience through enhanced communication, streamlined processes, and shared resources and best practices.

Professional Development Committee

Chair: Sara Hinkle

The committee generates ideas, plans programs, and coordinates resources related to all levels of professional development for the Division. The group will meet year round approximately every three to four weeks.

Programming Council

Co-Chairs: Barrett McGee and Sabrina Rightmer

Programming Council brings departments together to collaborate, share resources, and create a comprehensive approach to programs offered to students.

Ramboree Planning Committee

Chair: Kimmy Farrer and Clayton Kolb

This committee helps to plan, coordinate, and market all aspects of Ramboree. The group will meet monthly during most of the year, then bi-weekly after spring break through to the event.

Spirit and Traditions Committee

Chair: Kelly Moyer

The purpose of the spirit and traditions committee is to develop, plan and implement events and initiatives to increase school spirit and campus pride amongst prospective student, current students, faculty, staff and alumni; increase student involvement and infuse spirit into athletic and campus-wide events; and identify locations and ways to increase visibility of logos on campus.  The group will meet bi-weekly or monthly at various times throughout the year.

West Chester University 1871 Award

Chair: Sara Hinkle

Annual award honoring up to 71 juniors and seniors who are high-achieving in both the academic and co-curricular realms. Bi-weekly meetings in the fall semester to solicit nominations and select honorees; weekly meetings in the spring semester to finalize and plan the event itself

West Chester’s First

Chair: Evelyn Anderson, Diane D'Arcangelo, Amanda Thomas

This committee celebrates and supports WCU's first-generation college students by providing access to resources, opportunities to connect, and spaces to build a sense of community.