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Committee Assignments


Three major committees lead campus governance work. Click here for a list of all committees and their members.

Academic Strategic Planning Committee

The Academic Strategic Planning Committee (ASP) focuses on comprehensive planning for the strategic needs of the academic program of the college.

Elected faculty members for 2021-22

  • Beth Dougherty, Professor of Political Science
  • Bob Elder, Professor of Economics
  • Ron Watson, Associate Professor, Health & Society and Political Science
  • Laura Parmentier, Professor of Chemistry
  • Matt Tedesco, Professor of Philosophy (chair)

Faculty Status and Performance Committee

The Faculty Status and Performance Committee helps the administration, faculty, and Senate in the formulation and implementation of policies that will maintain and strengthen the professional status and teaching effectiveness of the faculty. The provost consults with the committee every fall and spring semester regarding the planning of the college budget for the fiscal year, particularly on the priority to be given to faculty salaries and other compensation. 

Elected faculty members for 2021-22

  • Fran Abbate, Associate Professor of English
  • Amy Briggs, Associate Professor of Biology
  • Kate Linnenberg, Associate Professor of Sociology
  • Jingjing Lou, Associate Professor of Education and Youth Studies
  • Britt Scharringhausen, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy (chair)

Curriculum Oversight and Administration Committee

The Curriculum Oversight and Administration Committee shall oversee existing academic programs, and advise the provost on matters pertaining to academic administration.

Elected faculty members for 2021-22

  • Phil Chen, Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • Kristin Labby, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Kate Johnston, Assistant Professor of History
  • Yvonne Wu, Assistant Professor of Music (chair)

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