Student Appeals Committee


The Student Appeals Committee consists of six elected tenured faculty, with no two being from the same college, two administrators appointed by the University President, two students appointed by the president of the Student Government Association (SGA), and the Director of the Office of Student Conduct and Civility Education.

Voting Members

Name Department COllege Term Expiration
Janese Daniels Early Childhood Education COE 2020
David Cosper Music (History & Culture) COFAC 2021
Rachel Burks Physics, Astronomy, & Geosciences FCSM 2021
Michelle Manasse Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminal Justice CLA 2021
Karla Kubitz, Chair  Kinesiology CHP 2022
Adam Zukowski Cook Library Library 2022
Douglas Sentz GSA    2020
Gail Gibbs International Student & Scholar Office  
Taylor Sevik Student Affairs    

 Ex-Officio & voting

Name DEpartment
Alison Peer Director, Office of Student Conduct & Civility Education


The Student Appeals Committee meets every Friday from 2:30-4pm.


According to the Academic Senate Constitution, the responsibilities of the Student Appeals Committee include:

  1. To consider grievances using procedures consistent with the Towson University Code of Student Conduct.
  2. To render a decision on the basis of evidence presented.
  3. To report the decision to the President of the University and to all parties to the grievance with notification of right of appeal (when appropriate).
  4. To determine to which University officer or committee an alleged grievance should be referred for action. (Motion 98/99.21)
  5. To provide an annual report to the Academic Senate.