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Financial Aid and Scholarships Appeal Board Committee

Membership: 2 Faculty, 2 Staff, faculty athletics representative, university advancement representative and 2 ex officio (director of student financial aid, representative from athletics)

Description: This appeal board hears the following appeals:

  1. Those cases where students do not maintain appropriate grades to retain their scholarships. If students believe there has been an extenuating circumstance, they may appeal to the board in an effort to retain the scholarship.
  2. Those cases where students that are participating in the College Work-Study Program appeal decisions relative to their appointments to work positions.
  3. Those cases where students wish to appeal the non-renewal of athletic aid. This committee will meet when the director of financial aid deems it is appropriate or when a student files an appeal with the director.

The director of financial aid serves as a resource person.


(Approver: Provost/SVPAA)

2021-2022 Membership:

Name Area Department Service Term
Donna Price, Chair Financial Aid Student Financial Aid ex officio
Kelly Kleinhans Faculty, CoBHS HHP 2021-2022
Jamie Bowen Faculty, CoAL Communication 2021-2022
Melissa Johnson Staff, Academic Affairs Decision Support and Institutional Research 2021-2022
Jana Gilbert Staff, Legal Affairs Printing Services 2021-2022
Cindy Taylor Faculty Athletics Representative Biology 2020-2022
Kimberly Adkinson University Advancement Representative University Advancement 2021-2022
Tara Pfeifler Patterson Athletic Representative Athletics ex officio

If you have questions, concerns, or would like more information about the Financial Aid and Scholarships Appeal Board, please contact:

Donna Price, Chair
Email: priced@apsu.edu