Additional Campus Involvement


  • Action Tutoring Center

  • Participation in Reading Circles

    • NetSmart (led by Dr. Ralph Beliveau)

    • Reclaiming Conversation (led by Dr. Ralph Beliveau)

    • Digital Media and Learning Community

  • Clickers on Campus Member

  • O.U. Chamber Choir

  • O.U. Civic Orchestra


CURRENT Committee and Service assignments


Campus-Wide Assignments


Elite Retention Task Force Member

  • This committee represents a concerted campus-wide effort to identify and develop resources for improving retention rates, primarily focusing on discussions with faculty who teach freshman introductory-level classes. We meet four times per year to discuss many topics related to student behavior, teaching resources, analysis of retention data, and more. 


President's Distinguished Faculty Mentorship Program Participant

  •  The faculty mentorship program is designed to give new entering freshmen an opportunity to develop a one-on-one relationship with outstanding OU faculty members.  Participants in the program are invested in making a difference in students’ lives outside of the classroom and providing students with insights about university life from the faculty perspective. 


Rita Lottinville Freshman Prize Selection Committee Member

  • This President-appointed position reviews nominations for Rita H. Lottinville prizes. These awards are to be based upon academic and social achievement during the Freshmen year.  


University Library Committee Member

  • The University Library Committee advises the President and the Dean of Libraries concerning criteria for the apportioning of funds for books and periodicals, to make studies and recommendations on matters of policy and other aspects of the University library system as needed.


Provost's Advisory Committee on Classrooms Member

  • The PACCr Committee meets regularly to discuss the needs of centrally scheduled classrooms on campus. We discuss issues related to technology in various classrooms, renovation projects, maintenance, and organization of centrally-scheduled classroom resources. 


Department of Psychology ASSIGNMENTS


Undergraduate Assessment Coordinator

  • The assessment coordinator is responsible for developing and maintaining a program of assessment for the two undergraduate degrees in psychology (B.A. and B.S.). The assessment coordinator also prepares annual evaluation reports to submit to the Academic Assessment Office.


Undergraduate Studies Committee Member

  • The department undergraduate studies committee governs issues related to undergraduate curriculum (degree revisions, course revisions and substitutions) and selects the TOPS scholarship recipients each year.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Dr. Jenel T. Cavazos