Advisory Council for Comprehensive Academic Advising

Charge: To provide guidance and support to the Director of Advising and to provide the University community information and support around the issue of academic advising.


  • Seven faculty (one from each professional college and four from Letters & Science/each division).
  • Two academic staff (one instructional academic staff member and one administrative/professional staff member to be drawn from the areas of Career Services, Counseling Center, Student Support Services, Residence Life, Registration, Student Health Center and Undergraduate Advising Resource Center (UARC);
  • Two students
  • One classified staff
  • One ex officio  (Director of UARC)

Chair: Chosen by committee.

Committee Membership


Yoshiro Hanai – COLS – Humanities (Department of Foreign Languages and Literature)
Gabriel Loiacono – COLS – Social Science (History)
Dana Merriman  – COLS – Math/Science (Biology)
Emmet Sandberg – COLS – Fine and Performing Arts (Art)
Michael Patton – COB
Katrena Leininger – COEHS
Erika Janssen – CON

Academic Staff

Mallory Janquart – Instructional Academic Staff (Medical Technology)
Julie Meyer – Administrative/Professional Academic Staff (Registrar’s Office)

Classified Staff

Vicki Anderson – Office of International Education


Hope Schaefer Kemps – Oshkosh Student Association

Ex Officio

Liz Whalley (Chair) – Director of Academic Advising