Committee on Academic Priorities (CAP)

The Committee on Academic Priorities is charged with responsibility for recommending academic priorities (including priorities concerning staffing allocations, department and program facilities and resources, and restructuring or terminating existing departments and programs) in accordance with Article III, Section 1(a)(ii) and Article IV, Section 1 of the Plan of Governance, and with the authority to advise the President on institutional priorities and on the College budget, to the extent that it affects institutional priorities. The Faculty may, to the extent that it deems it appropriate, assign additional responsibilities within the jurisdiction of the Faculty to this committee. You may also refer to the history of CAP as well as the CAP archives.

The 2022-2023 members of the Committee on Academic Priorities

Penny Armstrong (French and Francophone Studies) (2019-2023) (Chair)
Donald Barber (Geology and Environmental Studies) (2019-2023) 
Astrid Lindenlauf (Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology) (2022-2026)
Michael Noel (Physics) (2022-2026)
Maja Šešelj (Anthropology) (2021-2025) 
Kate Thomas (Literatures in English) (2021-2025)

Former Recent Chairs of the Committee on Academic Priorities

Penny Armstrong (French and Francophone Studies) (2021-2022)
Dianna Xu (Computer Science) (2020-2021) 
Jamie Taylor (Literatures in English) (2019-2020)

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