Faculty Committees (2016-17)

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Membership:

  • 3 faculty members, 1 elected from each division, by each division, for three-year staggered terms: Frusetta (17), Deis/Utzinger (18), Jayne (19)
  • 1 faculty member elected at large and 1 faculty member appointed by the President for 2-year staggered terms: Lowry (17),  Coombs (18,a)
  • 1 student elected annually in the spring by faculty members of the committee
  • Dean of the Faculty, ex officio: McDermott
  • Chair to be elected annually from the ranks of the faculty on the committee: Frusetta

Admissions and Financial Aid Committee
Membership:

  • Dean of Admissions (Chair): Garland
  • 3 faculty members elected each year, for three-year staggered terms by the faculty: Jayne (17), Irons (18), Sipe (19)
  •  1 faculty member appointed annually by the President after the election of the above: Winborne (19,a)
  • Dean of Students, ex officio: Klein

Assessment Committee
Membership:

  • 3 faculty members, one from each division, elected by the division, for 3-year staggered terms: Varona [17], Valente (18), Lea (19)
  • Dean of the Faculty, ex officio: McDermott
  • 1 faculty member appointed by the Dean of the Faculty for a 3-year term: DeJong (18,a)
  • Chair appointed by the Dean of the Faculty for a 3-year term: Thurman (17, a)**

Health Sciences Committee
Membership:

  • 4 faculty members, at least two of whom should represent the natural sciences, appointed by the President for four-year staggered terms: Hargadon (17), Mueller (18), Thurman (19), Varholy (20)
  • Chair, appointed by the President from among the members: Hargadon

Honors Council
Membership:

  • 3 faculty members, one from each division, appointed by the Dean for 3-year staggered terms: Kale (17), Bloom (18), Blackman (19)
  • 2 students drawn from the ranks of honors scholars (one either a junior or senior, and one either a freshman or sophomore), appointed by the Dean of the Faculty on the recommendation of the Director of the Honors Program:
  • Director, appointed by the Dean of the Faculty from the ranks of the Faculty: Wolyniak (18)

Human Research Review Committee
Membership:

  • 3 faculty members (tenured or non-tenured), one from each division, appointed for three-year staggered terms by the Dean of the Faculty: Herdegen (17), Lins (18), Vogel (18)
  • 1 student member appointed for one year by the Dean of Students:
  • 1 member of the College administration appointed for a three-year term by the President: Annie Jones (18)
  • 1 community member not otherwise associated with the College nor an immediate family member of a person associated with the College, appointed for a three-year term by the Dean of the Faculty: Dr. Eugene Donovan (18)
  • Dean of the Faculty, ex officio: McDermott
  • Chair to be elected annually from within the ranks of the faculty on the committee: Herdegen

International Studies Committee
Membership:

  • 3 faculty members, one from each division, elected by the division, for three-year staggered terms: Eastby (17), Varona (18), Deifel (19)
  • 1 faculty member elected, at large by the faculty: Cowling (19)
  • 1 faculty member appointed annually by the Dean of the Faculty: Maryska Connolly-Brown (19)
  • Director of International Studies, ex officio: Widdows
  • Dean of the Faculty, ex officio: McDermott
  • Chair to be elected annually from within the committee:

Core Cultures Committee
Membership:

  • 3 faculty members from among the Western Culture teaching faculty, one from each division, elected by the division for three-year staggered terms: Wolyniak (17), Frye/Irons (18), Emmons (19)
  • Director, appointed by the Dean of the Faculty from the ranks of the faculty for a three-year term, who serves as the Chair of the committee: Pontuso (17)
  • Dean of the Faculty, ex officio: McDermott

FACULTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Membership:

  • 3 faculty members, one elected from each division, by each division, for three-year staggered terms: Hall (17), Pendergrass/Hargadon (18), Hunter-McKinney (19)
  • 3 faculty members from tenured faculty, one from each division, elected by the faculty as a whole, for 3-year staggered terms: Cheyne (17), Thornton (18), Hight (19)
  • Dean of the Faculty without vote: McDermott
  • Chair to be elected from among, and by, elected committee members: Thornton

Promotion and Tenure Committee
Membership: (elected from tenured faculty)

  • 3 faculty members, one elected from each division, by each division, for three-year staggered terms: Siegel (17), Werth (18), Dinmore (19)
  • 3 faculty members, one from each division, elected by the faculty as a whole, for three-year staggered terms: Mueller (17), Eastby (18), Johnson (19)
  • Chair to be elected from among, and by, elected committee members: Werth

Committee on Professional Development
Membership:

  • 3 faculty members, one elected from each division, by each division, for three-year staggered terms: Deifel (17), Greenspan (18), Varholy (19)
  • 3 faculty members from tenured faculty, one from each division, elected by the faculty for three-year staggered terms: K. Weese (17), Lins (18), Burnett (19)
  • Dean of the Faculty, ex officio: McDermott
  • Chair to be elected annually from within the committee: Greenspan

Gender Issues Committee
Membership:

  • 3 faculty members (tenured or untenured), one elected from each division, by each division, for three-year staggered terms: Townsend (17), Horne (18), Clabough (19)
  • 1 faculty member (tenured or untenured) elected as a whole for a two-year term: Perry (18)
  • 1 faculty member appointed by the Dean of the Faculty for a two-year term: von Rueden (17)
  • 2 students appointed by the President of the College annually in the spring:
  • College Chaplain, ex officio: John Scholer
  • Chair to be elected annually from within the ranks of the faculty on the committee: 

STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Membership:

  • 3 faculty members, one elected at large each year for three-year staggered terms. At least one member of the committee must be tenured: Burns (17), Palmer (18), Fox (19)
  • President of the Student Body: Eric McDonald
  • 2 students appointed by the President of the College annually in the spring:
  • Dean of Students, ex officio: Klein
  • Chair to be elected annually from the ranks of the faculty on the committee: Burns

Athletic Committee
Membership:

  • Athletic Director, ex officio: Epperson
  • Dean of Students, ex officio: Klein
  • Faculty Athletic Representative to the NCAA, ex officio: Thornton
  • 3 faculty members, one elected at large each year, for four-year terms: Lins (17), Valente (18), Bloom (19)
  • 1 student appointed by the President of the College each spring:
  • Chair to be elected annually from within the ranks of the faculty on the committee:

Lectures and Programs Committee
Membership:

  • 3 faculty members, serving three-year staggered terms, 1 appointed by the President, 2 elected by the faculty: Severin (17), Pendergrass (18, a), Goodman (19)
  • 4 students chosen annually in the spring by the Student Body President: vacant
  • Dean of Students, ex officio: Klein
  • Chair to be elected annually from the ranks of the faculty on the committee: Severin

BUDGET-AUDIT COMMITTEE
Membership:

  • 4 faculty members, one from each division and one from the faculty at large, elected by the faculty as a whole for four-year staggered terms: Arieti (17), Pelland (18), Carilli (19), DeLuca (20)
  • Chair to be elected from within the committee: Arieti

BENEFITS COMMITTEE
Membership:

  • 3 faculty members, one elected each year by the faculty as a whole for three-year staggered terms:  Bloom (17), Burnett (18), Prevo (19)
  • 1 faculty member appointed annually by the President after the election of the above: Isaacs (17)

GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE
Membership (elected from tenured faculty):

  • 3 faculty members elected at large, from each division, for three-year staggered terms: Thornton ('19),Hunter-McKinney ('18), Lehman ('17), Bloom ('19), Dunn ('18) ,Hemler ('17), Siegel ('19), Janowski ('18), Vogel ('17)
  • Administrative officers are not eligible to serve
  • Chair to be elected from within the committee: Lehman

Faculty Representative to the Board of Trustees: Utzinger (17)

Faculty Representative to the NCAA: Thornton (17)

Faculty Representative to the President's Council: Hight (19)

Clerk of the Faculty: P. Wilson (17)

Intercultural Affairs Committee
The Intercultural Affairs Committee functions under the auspices of the Office of the President. Although not a Committee of the Faculty, faculty members are elected annually to its ranks.

Membership:

  • Daniella Widdows, Director of Global Education and Study Abroad
  • Lisa Burns, Director for Academic Success
  • Hakeem Croom, Assistant Dean of Inclusion and First Year Transition
  • 3 faculty members elected at large for three-year staggered terms: Johnson ('17), Dubroff ('18), Emmons ('19)
  • Chair: Widdows

Updated 19 August 2016

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