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Faculty Committees


Office of Academic Affairs

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401


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Elected Committees


Todd Heidt (co-chair Exec Comm) (HUM)  2023
Nancy Eberhardt (chair FASCom) (at large) 2024
Nick Gidmark (MNS) 2023
Patricia Xi (HSS) 2025
Jen Smith (ARTS) 2024
Michael Schneider (co-chair Exec Comm) (ex officio)  
MarQuita Barker (ex officio)

Faculty Personnel

Liz Carlin Metz (ARTS) 2024
Fernando Gomez (HUM) 2025
Katie Adelsberger (MNS) 2022
Emre Sencer (chair F) (HSS) 2023

Budget and Financial Priorities

Rich Stout (chair)  2023
vacant 2024
Moheb Zidan 2025
Ole Forsberg 2026
Michael Schneider (ex officio)
Alec Guroff (ex officio)

Major Standing Committees

Curriculum Committee

Tom Moses (overall chair) 2022-23

CC - Assessment Subcommittee

Nick Regiacorte (ART) 2023
Bill Young (HUM)   2025
Mary Armon (MNS) (chair)  2024
Mary Lyons (HSS)  2026
Judy Thorn (ex officio, for Dean of the College)

CC - Implementation Subcommittee

Pedro Teixeira (MNS) 2024
Hilary Lehmann (HUM) 2025
William Hope (chair) (HSS) 2023
Joan Huguet (ART) 2024
Jerry Miner (ex officio) 
Danielle Fatkin (ex officio, for Dean of the College)

CC - Policy Subcommittee

Tom Moses (MNS) (chair) 2024
Toni Prado (HUM) 2023
Deirdre Dougherty (HSS) 2026
Kathleen Ridlon (ART) 2025
Michael Schneider (ex officio)

Contributing Committees and Members:

Liaison to Curriculum Committee for Self-Designed Majors
Robin Ragan (2026)

Active Learning/Immersion Faculty Coordinator
Janet Kirkley (2026) 

First Year Preceptorial Director
Rob Smith 


Faculty Experience Core Committee

Liz Carlin Metz (chair) (2023)
Yannick Marshall (2024)
Roya Biggie (2024)
Mark Shroyer (2024)
Rik Bose (2025)

Contributing Committees and Members


Jim Mountjoy (Chair) (2023)
Jennifer Foubert (2024)
Cyn Kitchen (2025)

Other contributing members

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Director of the Library
Director of User Services (ITS)


Student Experience Core Committee
Ben Farrer, chair (2023)
Andrea Ferrigno (2024)
Vera Kazakova (2025)
Deb Southern (ex officio)
Mary Crawford (ex officio)
Craig Southern (ex officio)

Contributing Committees and Members:

Academic Standing
Diana Cermak (2023)
Leanne Trapedo-Sims (2024) 
Julio Noriega (2025)
Jerry Miner (ex officio)
Deb Southern (ex officio)
Mary Crawford (chair, ex officio)

Athletics Committee

Larry Welch (Faculty Athletics Representative)
Andy Civettini

Honor Board

Tom Clayton (2023)
Mark Slabodnick (2024)
Barbara Tannert-Smith (2025)

Other contributing members

Paul Steenis, Dean of Admission
Daniella Irle, Director of Athletics
Directors of the Centers (Bastian, Kleine, Stellyes, Vovis)
Anne Thomason, Director of the Library

Campus Diversity

Dan Wack 2023
vacant 2022
Deana Nichols 2025
Tianna Cervantez (ex officio) (co-chair)
Michael Schneider (ex officio)
Director of Human Resources (ex officio)
Stephanie Grimes

Institutional Review Board

Andy Hertel (co-chair) (first reader, quantitative)
Jonah Rubin (co-chair) (first reader, qualitative)
Janet Kirkley
Andy Civettini
Esther Penick

Faculty Observers of the Board

Tim Stedman (2023)
Katie Stewart (2024)

Faculty Members of the Committees of the Board of Trustees

Helen Hoyt (2024), replaced by Stuart Allison in Fall 2022
Jennifer Foubert (2023)
Thomas Bell (2025)

Chair Pro tem

Matt Jones-Rhoades (2025)

Faculty Secretary

Dan Wack (2023)

Year denotes end of term

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Printed on Friday, March 31, 2023