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Committee: Financial Aid Appeals

Membership

Three faculty and three staff members (outside financial aid), three financial aid staff members, and two students appointed by the Northeastern Student Government Association.  The Director of Student Financial Services will serve as chair and is a non-voting ex officio member and the Director of University Advising Center is a voting ex officio member

Function

This committee recommends institutional policy relevant to the general operation of the university’s financial assistance programs and serves as an appeals board. This committee renders decisions regarding appeals for those financial aid recipients who fail to meet the university’s standards for satisfactory academic progress. This committee reports to the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Meetings

Twice a month during first month of semester and once a month thereafter. Minutes are sent to the Director of Student Financial Services and the Vice President for Student Affairs.

2021-2022 Committee Members

Dr. Teri Cochran, Chair, ex officio
Director of Student Financial Services

Ms. Alicia Arnall
Staff Member

Tiffany Baker
NSGA Representative

Ms. Cynthia Bendabout
Financial Aid Staff Member

Ms. Julia Carlo, ex officio
Executive Director, University Advising Center

Abigayle Carson
NSGA Representative

Dr. Brian Cowlishaw
Faculty Member

Dr. Tracy Freudenthaler
Faculty Member

Dr. Brian Jackson
Faculty Member

Ms. Abigail Kelley
Staff Member

Ms. Kristi Proctor
Financial Aid Staff Member

Ms. Barbara Townsend
Financial Aid Staff Member

Ms. Renee Wilson
Staff Member