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Standing Committees of the
Faculty

Links to Committee web pages
Committee on Appointments
Committee on Academic Priorities (CAP)
Committee on the Undergraduate Curriculum

Committee membership information is provided to the Provost's Office by the Nominations Committee.  (Last updated November 2015 for the 2015-2016 academic year).

Committees of the First Kind

Chair of the General Faculty
Advisory Council of the Faculty
Committee on Academic Priorities
Committee on Appointments
Committee on Nominations
Committee on the Undergraduate Curriculum
Committee on Undergraduate Admissions
Office of the Junior Faculty Liaison

Committees of the Second Kind

Faculty Representatives to the Board of Trustees
Faculty Representative to the Strategic Advisory Group
Committee on Libraries, Information and Computing
Committee on Faculty Awards and Grants
Committee on Faculty Welfare
Committee on Endowed Lectures
Council on Undergraduate Academic Standing
Committee on Undergraduate Awards and Fellowships
Graduate Council

Representatives to other Committees

Representative to the Seven College Conference
Representatives to the Administrative Board of the Academic Honor System
Representatives to the McBride Advisory Committee

 


 

Committees of the First Kind

Chair of the General Faculty

  • Penny Armstrong (French) 2016-2018

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Advisory Council of the Faculty

  • Chair of the Faculty (Chair)
  • Chair-elect or Immediate Past Chair (as appropriate)
  • Chair of the Graduate Council
  • Chair of the Committee on Academic Priorities
  • Chair of the Committee on Appointments
  • Chair of the Committee on Undergraduate Curriculum
  • Chair of the Committee on Nominations
  • Chair of the Undergraduate Admissions Committee
  • Graduate School of School Work Convener
  • Junior Faculty Liaison
  • Faculty Representative to the Board of Trustees
  • Parliamentarian

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Committee on Academic Priorities

  • Jonas Goldsmith (Chemistry) (2015-2019)
  • Timothy Harte (Russian) (2015-2019)
  • David Karen (Sociology) (2013-2017) (Chair)
  • Elizabeth McCormack (Physics) (2016-2020)
  • Michael Rock (Economics) (2014-2018)
  • Janet Shapiro (Social Work and Social Research) (2014-2018)

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Committee on Appointments

  • Janet Ceglowski (Economics) (2014-2018)
  • Karen Greif (Biology) (2015-2019)
  • Homay King (History of Art (2016-2020) (on leave Semester I)
  • Azade Seyhan (German) (2014-2018)
  • Sharon Ullman (History) 2015-2019) (on leave AY 2016-2017)
  • Susan White (Chemistry) (2013-2017) (Chair)

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Committee on Nominations

  • Sara Bressi (Social Work) (2015-2018)
  • Carol Hager (Political Science) (2016-2019) (on leave Semester I)
  • Deepak Kumar (Computer Science) (2014-2017)
  • Marc Schulz (Psychology) (2016-2019)
  • Jamie Taylor (English) (2014-2017) (Chair)

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Committee on the Undergraduate Curriculum

  • Jennifer Walters (Dean, Undergraduate College) ex officio
  • Mary Osirim (Interim Provost) ex officio
  • Bill Malachowski (Associate Provost) ex officio
  • Yonglin Jiang (EAS) (2015-2018)
  • Melissa Pashigian (Anthropology) (2016-2019) (on leave Semester II)
  • Joel Schlosser (Political Science) (2016-2019) (on leave AY 2016-2017)
  • Anjali Thapar (Psychology) (2015-2018) (Chair)

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Committee on Undergraduate Admissions

  • Pelema Morrice (Chief Enrollment Officer, Admissions Office Representative) ex officio
  • Susanna Fioratta (Anthropology) (2015-2018)
  • Martin Gaspar (Spanish) (2014-2017) (on leave AY 2016-2017)
  • Pedro Marenco (Geology) (2015-2018)
  • Adrienne Prettyman (Philosophy) (2016-2019) (on leave AY 2016-2017)
  • Bethany Schneider (English) (2016-2019)

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Office of the Junior Faculty Liaison

  • Kate Thomas (English)
  • Nathan Wright (Sociology)

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Committees of the Second Kind

Faculty Representatives to the Board of Trustees

  • Janet Shapiro (Social Work) (CAP representative)
  • Michael Noel (Physics) (Immediate Past Chair of the Faculty)

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  • Faculty Representative to the Strategic Advisory Group

  • Michael Rock (Economics) (2015-2017)

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Ad Hoc Faculty Committee to Revise the Plan of Governance and the Faculty By Laws
  • Bob Dostal (Philosophy)
  • Jeremy Elkins (Political Science)
  • Helen Grundman (Mathematics)

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Committee on Libraries, Information and Computing
  • Gina Siesing (Chief Information Officer) ex officio
  • Greg Davis (Biology) (2014-17)
  • Yan Kung (Chemistry) (2015-2018)
  • Mark Matlin (Physics) (2015-2018)
  • Josh Shapiro (Biology) (2014-2017)
  • Asya Sigelman (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) (2014-17) (Chair)
  • Julia Littell (Social Work) (2016-2019) (on leave Semester II)

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Committee on Faculty Welfare

  • Astrid Lindenlauf (Classics) (2015-2018)
  • Gary McDonogh (Growth & Structure of Cities) (2014-17) (Chair)
  • Andrew Nutting (Economics) (2015-2018)
  • Roberta Ricci (Italian) (2015-2017)
  • Enrique Sacerio-GarĂ­ (Spanish) (2016-2019)

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Committee on Faculty Awards and Grants

  • Sharon Burgmayer, (Dean of Graduate Studies) ex officio
  • Lisa Traynor, Committee on Appointment, ex officio
  • Nona Smith (Grants Administrator) ex officio
  • Tamara Davis (Biology) (2016-2019)
  • Madhavi Kale (History) (2016-2019)
  • Enrique Sacerio-Gari (Spanish) (2015-2018)
  • Nathan Wright (Sociology) (2016-2019)

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Committee on Endowed Lectures

  • Selby Cull-Hearth (Geology) (2016-2019)
  • Laurel Peterson (Psychology) (2016-2019)
  • Joel Schlosser (Political Science) (2015-2018) (on leave AY 2016-2017)
  • Nate Wright (Sociology) (2014-17)

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Council on Undergraduate Academic Standing

  • Jennifer Walters (Dean of Undergraduate College) ex-officio
  • Douglas Blank (Computer Science) (2015-2018)
  • Jennifer Skirkanich (Biology) (2015-2018)
  • Michelle Wien (Biology) (2015-2018) (on leave Semester I)

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Committee on Undergraduate Awards and Fellowships

  • Jennifer Walters (Dean of Undergraduate College) ex officio
  • Michelle Mancini (Associate Dean of Undergraduate College) ex officio
  • Jennifer Harford Vargas (English) (2015-2018)
  • Anita Kurimay (History) (2014-17) (on leave AY 2016-2017)
  • Victoria Reyes (Cities) (2016-2019) (on leave AY 2016-2017)
  • Jason Schmink (Chemistry) (2016-2019)
  • Maja Sesel (Anthropology) (2014-17) (on leave AY 2016-2017)
  • Ellen Stroud (Cities) (2015-2018) (on leave Semester I)

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Graduate Council

  • Sharon Burgmayer (Dean of Graduate Studies) ex officio
  • Jeffrey Cohen (Cities) (2015-2018)
  • Pim Higginson (French) (2015-2018)
  • Brigitte Mahuzier (French) (2014-17)
  • Bill Malachowski (Chemistry) (2014-17)
  • Lisa Traynor (Math) (2015-2018)
  • Tom Vartanian (GSSW&SR) (2015-2018)
  • Alicia Walker (History of Art) (2014-17) (on leave AY 2016-2017)

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Representatives to Other Committees

Representative to the Seven College Conference

  • Macalester Bell (Philosophy) (2015-2017)

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Representatives to the Administrative Board of the Academic Honor System

  • Monica Chander (Biology) (2014-17)
  • Alice Donohue (Archaeology) (2014-2017)
  • Jeremy Elkins (Political Science) (2015-2018) (on leave Semester II)
  • Marissa Golden (Political Science) (2015-2018)
  • Jonas Goldsmith (Chemistry) (2014-17)

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Representatives to the McBride Advisory Committee

  • Jennifer Walters (Dean, Undergraduate College) ex officio
  • Annette Baertschi (Classics) (2016-2019)
  • Leslie Cheng (Mathematics) (2016-2019)
  • Catharine Slusar (Arts) (2016-2019)

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