College Committees

Institutional Review Board


The Institutional Review Board provides critical oversight functions for college research projects involving human subjects that are scientific, ethical, or regulatory in nature. In accordance with the Research Act of 1973, members will meet on an as needed basis to make informed decisions on whether various research projects of the college are ethical, informed consent is sufficient, and appropriate safeguards have been put in place.

  • Chair – Barb Putman, Dean of Arts & Sciences
  • Megan Ayscue, Grants Writer
  • Bucky Dann, Sociology Instructor
  • Johnathan Dean, Director of Institutional Research and Planning
  • Stephen Hesselbirg, Psychology Instructor
  • Eddie Lunsford, Biology Instructor