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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 July 2013 for the 2013-2014 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 Services 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

  • Michael Noel (Physics) 2014-16

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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

  • Penny Armstrong (French) (2011-15) (on leave Semester II)
  • Tamara Davis (Biology) (2011-15) (Chair)
  • Jane Hedley (English) (2012-16)
  • David Karen (Sociology) (2013-17)
  • Michael Rock (Economics) (2014-18) (on leave Semester I)
  • Janet Shapiro (Social Work and Social Research) (2014-18)

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Committee on Appointments

  • Janet Ceglowski (Economics) (2014-18) (on leave Semester II)
  • Ignacio Gallup-Diaz (History) (2011-15)
  • Azade Seyhan (German) (2014-18)
  • Lisa Traynor (Math) (2011-15) (Chair)
  • Bob Washington (Sociology) (2012-16)
  • Susan White (Chemistry) (2013-17)

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Committee on Nominations

  • Don Barber (Geology) (2013-16)
  • Deepak Kumar (Computer Science) (2014-2017)
  • Peter Magee (Archaeology) (2014-2016)
  • Jamie Taylor (English) (2014-2017) (on leave Semester I)
  • Tom Vartanian (Social Work) (2012-15) (Chair)

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Committee on the Undergraduate Curriculum

  • Judith Balthazar (Interim Dean, Undergraduate College) ex officio
  • Mary Osirim (Interim Provost) ex officio
  • Elizabeth McCormack (Associate Provost) ex officio
  • Ines Arribas (Spanish) (2013-16) (on leave Semester I)
  • Peter Brodfuehrer (Biology) (2013-16) (Chair)
  • Jody Cohen (Education) (2014-2017)
  • Elly Truitt (History) (2013-16)
  • Amy Weidman (Anthropology) (2014-15)
  • Dianna Xu (Computer Science) (2014-15) (on leave Semester II)

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Committee on Undergraduate Admissions

  • Admissions Office Representative (TBD) ex officio
  • Leslie Cheng (Mathematics) (2012-15) (Chair -Spring, 2014)
  • Alice Lesnick (Education) (2013-16) (on leave Semester I)
  • Kalala Ngalamulume (History) (2013-16)
  • Marc Schulz (Psychology) (2012-15)
  • Nate Wright (Sociology) (2011-14)

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Office of the Junior Faculty Liaison

  • Kate Thomas (English) (2014-15)
  • Arlo Weil (Geology) (2014-15) (on leave Semester II)

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Committees of the Second Kind

Faculty Representatives to the Board of Trustees

  • Arlo Weil (Geology) (CAP representative) (on leave Semester II)
  • Bob Dostal (Philosophy) (on leave Semester I) (Immediate Past Chair)

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  • Faculty Representative to the Strategic Advisory Group

  • Carol Hager (Political Science) (2013-2015)

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

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Committee on Libraries, Information Services and Computing
  • Gina Siesing (Chief Information Officer) ex officio
  • Annette Baertschi (Classics) (2012-15) (on leave AY 2014-15)
  • Jeff Cohen (Growth & Structure of Cities) (2012-15) (on leave Semester I) (Chair)
  • Greg Davis (Biology) (2014-17) (on leave AY 2014-15)
  • Asya Sigelman (Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies) (2014-17)
  • Cindy Sousa (Social Work) (2013-16)
  • Alicia Walker (History of Art) (2012-15) (on leave AY 2013-14)

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Committee on Faculty Welfare

  • Lynne Elkins (Geology) (2013-16)
  • Mark Lord (Arts) (2012-15)
  • Gary McDonogh (Growth and Structure of Cities) (2014-17)
  • David Ross (Economics) (2012-15)
  • Tom Vartanian (Social Work) (2013-16)

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Committee on Faculty Awards and Grants

  • Sharon Burgmayer, (Interim Dean of Graduate Studies) ex officio
  • Steven Levine, Committee on Appointment, ex officio
  • Nona Smith (Grants Administrator) ex officio
  • Leslie Alexander (Social Work) (2013-16)
  • Don Barber (Geology) (2013-16)
  • Janet Ceglowski (Economics) (2013-16)

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Committee on Endowed Lectures

  • Selby Cull (Geology) (2012-15) (on leave AY 2014-15) (Chair)
  • Karen Greif (Biology) (2013-16) (on leave AY 2014-15)
  • Jennifer Harford Vargas (English) (2013-16) (on leave AY 2014-15)
  • Asya Sigelman (Classics) (2013-16)
  • Nate Wright (Sociology) (2014-17)

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Council on Undergraduate Academic Standing

  • Judith Balthazar (Interim Dean of Undergraduate College) ex-officio
  • Peter Briggs (English) (2011-14) (on leave Semester II)
  • Leslie Cheng (Mathematics) (2012-15)
  • Radcliffe Edmonds (Classics) (2012-15) (Chair)
  • Peter Magee (Archaeology) (2013-16)
  • Sharon Ullman (History) (2012-15) (on leave Semester I)

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Committee on Undergraduate Awards and Fellowships

  • Judith Balthazar (Interim Dean, Undergraduate College) ex officio
  • Michelle Mancini (Associate Dean, Undergraduate College) ex officio
  • Dan Davidson (Russian) (2013-16)
  • Anita Kurimay (History) (2014-17)
  • Amy Myers (Mathematics) (2012-15)
  • Michael Schulz (Physics) (2012-15) 
  • Maja Sesel (Anthropology) (2014-17) 

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Graduate Council

  • Sharon Burgmayer (Interim Dean of Graduate Studies) ex officio
  • Alice Donohue (Archaeology) (2012-15)
  • Julia Littell (Social Work) (2012-15)
  • Brigitte Mahuzier (French) (2014-17)
  • Bill Malachowski (Chemistry) (2014-17)
  • Jamie Taylor (English) (2012-15)
  • Anjali Thapar (Psychology) (2012-15) (on leave Semester II)
  • Alicia Walker (History of Art) (2014-17)

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Representatives to Other Committees

Representative to the Seven College Conference

  • Elly Truit (History) (2012-15)

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Representatives to the Administrative Board of the Academic Honor System

  • Peter Beckmann (Physics) (2012-15) (on leave Semester II)
  • Monica Chander (Biology) (2014-17)
  • Jonas Goldsmith (Chemistry) (2014-17) (on leave AY 2014-15)
  • Paul Neuman (Psychology) (2014-2017)
  • Roberta Ricci (Italian) (2011-15)

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Representatives to the McBride Advisory Committee

  • Judith Balthazar (Interim Dean, Undergraduate College) ex officio
  • TBD

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