Institute Committees

Under Bylaw II, the Academic Senate elects faculty and chair members of Institute committees. Recent election results are listed below. The Senate routinely invites reports from these representatives at regular Senate meetings.

 Committee MembersAlternatesMost Recent Election
Academic Integrity Standing Committee
  • Kathryn Cullen-DuPont
  • Jessica Hochman
  • Holly Wilson
Spring 2017 (elected by constituents in each department)
Calendar Committee
  • Chris Jensen
  • Donna Moran
  • Meredith TenHoor
Sept 29, 2015 Senate meeting
Campus Safety Advisory Committee
  • Reviews current campus security policies and procedures and make recommendations for their improvement
  • Provides an annual report by June 15 to the president and campus community regarding their findings
  • Rosie dePasquale
  • Scott Sorrenson
Nov 29, 2016 Senate meeting (pool of four candidates submitted to President)
Diversity Strategic Steering Committee
  • Anthony Williams
  • Lisa Bateman
Nov 29, 2016 Senate meeting (alternate)
Strategic Planning Committee
  • Anthony Cocciolo
  • Mary McBride
  • Richard Sarrach
Oct 20, 2015 Senate meeting

Nominations for these positions are solicited from relevant constituent groups as need arises. Calls for nominations are announced to constituents three business days in advance and remain open for a period of at least two weeks. See Nominations for details on open positions, deadlines, and procedures.

Search Committees

The Academic Senate nominates faculty and chair members of search committees for deans, vice-presidents, the provost, and the president, in addition to assisting with the formulation of the structure and procedures of those search committees and interviewing finalists for those positions.

Recent SearchesCommittee Members (nominated by Senate)Semester
Dean of School of Information
  • Irene Lopatovska (Full-Time Faculty)
  • Monica Maceli (Full-Time Faculty)
  • Debbie Rabina (Full-Time Faculty)
  • Barbara Genco (Part-Time Faculty)
  • John Decker (Chairperson, History of Art & Design, School of Liberal Arts & Sciences)

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018
Chief Diversity Officer
  • Tracie Morris
  • Uzma Rizvi (committee co-chair)
  • Macarena Gómez-Barris
Fall 2017

Nominations for these positions are solicited from relevant constituent groups as searches arise. Calls for nominations are announced to constituents three business days in advance and typically remain open for a period of at least two weeks. See Nominations for details on open positions, deadlines, and procedures.