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Faculty Committees


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Liz Carlin Metz (chair FASCom & ExecCom) (ARTS) 2021
Jonathan Powers (co-chair ExecCom) (HSS) 2022
Katie Stewart (HSS) 2021
Todd Heidt (HUM) 2023
Jaime Spacco (MNS) 2023
Mike Schneider (ex officio) (co-chair) 

Faculty Personnel

Monica Berlin (ARTS) 2024
Jim Thrall (HUM) 2021
Judy Thorn (MNS) 2022
Emre Sencer (HSS) 2023

Budget and Financial Priorities

Jim Dyer 2021
Kevin Hastings 2022
Rich Stout 2023
Pierce Gradone 2024
Mike Schneider (ex officio)
Paul Eisenmenger (ex officio)

Admissions, Retention & Placement

Ashon Bradford 2023
Anne Schaefer 2023
Laura Lane (co-chair) 2022
David Bunde 2020
Tim Foster (ex officio, co-chair)
Paul Steenis (ex officio)
Deb Southern (ex officio)
Director of Career Services (ex officio)
Daniella Irle (ex officio)

Academic Standing

Diana Cermak 2023
Gabe Raley 2023
Duane Oldfield 2022
Jerry Miner (ex officio)
Deb Southern (ex officio)
Tim Foster (chair, ex officio)


Frank McAndrew 2023
Larry Welch (faculty athletic representative) 2021
Scott DeWitt (chair) 2022
Sport Studies Rep (ex officio)
Director of Athletics (ex officio)
Dean of Students Rep (ex officio)

Campus Diversity

Moheeb Zidan 2023
Roya Biggie (co-chair) 2022
Nathalie Haurberg 2021
Tianna Cervantez (ex officio) (co-chair)
Mike Schneider (ex officio)
Director of Human Resources (ex officio)
4 staff from DSD and Admission (ex officio)

Campus Environment

Stuart Allison (chair) 2022
Pierce Gradone 2021
Andy Mehl 2020
Scott Maust (ex officio)
Deborah Steinberg (ex officio)

Committee on Faculty Resources

Jennifer Templeton (MNS) 2023
Bill Young (HUM) 2022
Karen Kampwirth (HSS) (chair) 2021
Gina Franco (ARTS) 2021
Jennifer Foubert (untenured) 2023
Danielle Fatkin (ex officio)

Cultural Events

Brandon Polite 2023
Jeff Grace (chair) 2023
Weihong Du 2022

Curriculum Committee

Andrew Leahy (overall chair) 2021 

CC - Assessment Subcommittee

Jen Smith (ART) 2021
Greg Gilbert (HUM) 2022
Eric Dickens (HSS) (chair) 2021
Andrew Leahy (MNS) 2021
Danielle Fatkin (ex officio, for Mike Schneider)

CC - Implementation Subcommittee

Tom Moses (chair) (MNS) 2021
Robin Ragan (HUM) 2023
William Hope (HSS) 2023
Joan Huguet (ART) 2023
Jerry Miner (ex officio) 
Tim Foster (ex officio, for Mike Schneider)

CC - Policy Subcommittee

Tony Gant (ART) 2022
David Bunde (MNS) 2021
Emily Anderson (HUM) (chair) 2022
Carol Scotton (HSS) 2021
Mike Schneider (ex officio)

Honor Board

Tom Clayton 2023
Deirdre Dougherty 2022
Barbara Tannert-Smith 2021

Honorary Degrees Subcommittee

Lynette Lombard 2021
Magali Roy-Fequiere 2022
Janet Kirkley 2022

Institutional Review Board

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

Instructional Support

Nick Gidmark 2023
Dan Wack 2023
Craig Choma 2021
Craig Johnson (ex officio)
Danielle Fatkin (ex officio, chair)
Coordinator of Instructional Tech (ex officio)

Student Life

Ben Farrer 2021
Rob Smith 2023
Thomas Bell 2023
Peter Schwartzman (co-chair) 2022
Pedro Teixeira 2022
Deb Southern (ex officio, co-chair)
Craig Southern (ex officio)

Faculty Ombudspersons

Cate Denial 2021
Cyn Fitch 2021

Faculty Observers of the Board

Nick Regiacorte 2021
Jonah Rubin 2022

Faculty Members of the Committees of the Board of Trustees

Jennifer Foubert 2023
Todd Heidt 2021
Stuart Allison 2022

Chair Pro tem

Nikki Malley 2022

Faculty Secretary

Ole Forsberg 2021

Off-campus Study Committee (ad hoc)

Katie Adelsberger 2020
Todd Heidt (chair)
Barbara Tannert-Smith 2020
Mike Schneider
Rebecca Eckart

First-Year Experience Committee (ad hoc)

Anne Schaefer 2021
Sara O'Brien 2021
Fernando Gomez 2020
Tim Stedman (liason from FP Steering) 2020
Tim Foster (ex officio)
Mary Armon (ex officio)

FP Steering Committee (ad hoc)

Mitchell Parks
Tim Stedman
Judy Thorn
Mary Armon (ex officio)

Year denotes end of term

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