Standing Committees of Academic Council

The following committee rosters are effective for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Advisory Committee on Academic Staffing 

Provost and Dean of the College: Andrew Shennan
Dean of Academic Affairs: Ann Velenchik
Dean of Faculty Affairs: Kathryn Lynch
MRHR Designee: Andrea Sequeira
Faculty:
Helene Bilis 16-19 (A)
Tom Burke 16-19 (B), chair
Angela Carpenter 16-19 (B), Black Task Force representative
Nicholas Doe 16-19 (C)
Richard French 16-19 (C)
James Noggle 16-19 (A)
Andrea Sequeira 16-19 (C) 
Eve Zimmerman 16-19 (A)

Academic Review Board

Interim Dean of Students: Carol Bate, chair
Provost and Dean of the College's designee: Ann Velenchik
Class Deans: Susan Cohen, John O'Keefe, Rebecca Garcia, Joy Playter, & Alison Black
Registrar: Carol Shanmugaratnam & Kristine Wilson
Black Task Force representative: Tracey Cameron
Faculty:
Robin Akert 14-17 (B)
Christopher Arumainayagam 14-18 (C)
Charles Bu 14-18 (C)
William Cain 12-17 (A)
Susan Ellison 16-17 (B)
Elizabeth Oliver 16-19 (A)

 

Admission, Board of

Dean of Admission and Financial Aid: Joy St. John
Dean of Students' designee: Tracey Cameron
President or designee: Cathy Summa
Provost and Dean of the College or designee: Sun-Hee Lee 15-18 (A) 
Registrar: Carol Shanmugaratnam
Class Deans: Alison Black, Susan Cohen, Rebecca Garcia
International Student Advisor: Karen Pabon
Faculty:
Justin Armstrong 15-18 (A), co-chair
James Besancon 16-17 (C)
George Caplan 15-18 (C)
Stephen Chen 15-18 (B)
Bonnie Dix 14-17 (B)
Barbara Geller 14-17 (B)
Anjeana Hans 15-18 (A)
Thomas Hodge 16-19 (A)
Kim McLeod 16-19 (C)
Neelima Shukla-Bhatt 15-18 (B), co-chair
Donna Trainor 14-17 (C)
 

Admission and Financial Aid, Committee on

Interim Dean of Students: Carol Bate
Dean of Admission and Financial Aid: Joy St. John, Black Task Force representative
Director of Admission: Grace Cheng
Director of Student Financial Services: Scott Juedes
Interim Associate Dean of Students: Lori Tenser
Faculty:
Scott Anderson 16-19 (C)
Corinne Gartner 15-18 (B), co-chair
Catherine Masson 16-17 (A)
Julie Norem 16-17 (B)
Timothy Peltason 16-19 (A)
Andrew Schultz 15-18 (C), co-chair
 

Tenure Track Advisory Committee (TTAC)

Faculty:
Angela Bahns 16-19 (B), (chair, Fall 2016)
Octavio Gonzalez 16-19 (A)
Rachel Stanley 15-18 (C)
Wesley Watters 15-18 (C) (chair, Spring 2017)

Faculty on Term Appointments, Instructors in Science Laboratory, and Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics Faculty Advisory Committee  (FIPAC)

Agenda Committee Representative:
Elizabeth Oakes 15-18 (C)
Faculty:
Jocelyne Dolce 16-19 (C)
Tessa Spillane 13-17 (PERA)
Corrine Taylor 16-19 (B), chair
Carla Verschoor 16-19 (C)
Winifred Wood 15-18 (A)

Agenda Committee

President: Paula Johnson
Provost and Dean of the College: Andrew Shennan
Parliamentarian: Alex Diesl 16-17 (C)
Black Task Force representative: Robbin Chapman
Faculty:
Emily Buchholtz 12-17 (C), chair
Oscar Fernandez 15-18 (C)
Robert Goree 16-19 (A)
Scott Gunther 16-19 (A)
Elizabeth Oakes 15-18 (C)
Kartini Shastry 16-19 (B)
Adam Van Arsdale 15-18 (B)

Appeals, Board of

Faculty:
Charlene Galarneau 16-19 (B)
Michael Jeffries 16-17 (B), Black Task Force representative
Markella Rutherford 16-19 (B)
Raymond Starr 14-17 (A), co-chair
Brian Tjaden 14-17 (C), co-chair

Budgetary Affairs, Advisory Committee on

President or designee: Andrew Shennan
Vice President for Finance and Administration: Ben Hammond
Administrative Council Representatives: Cathy Summa
Black Task Force representative: Debra De Vaughn 15-18
Faculty: 
Linda Carli 16-19 (B)
Catherine Gilhuly 15-18 (A)
Mala Radhakrishnan 13-17 (C)
Nicholas Rodenhouse 13-17 (C)
Casey Rothschild 15-18 (B), chair

Curriculum and Academic Policy, Committee on

President or designee: Andrew Shennan
Provost and Dean of the College's designee: Ann Velenchik, chair
Dean of Faculty Affairs or designee: Robbin Chapman
Class Dean: Susan Cohen
Registrar: Carol Shanmugaratnam
Faculty:
Kimberly Cassibry 14-17 (A)
Selwyn Cudjoe 15-18, Black Task Force representative
Daniel Chiasson 15-18 (A)
Alexander Diesl 15-18 (C)
Soo Hong 16-19 (B)
Andrea Levitt 15-18 (A)
Janet McDonough 15-18 (C)
Orit Shaer 15-18 (C)
Edward Silver 15-18 (B)

Diversity Coalition

President or designee: Robbin Chapman
Provost and Dean of the College: Andrew Shennan
Administrative Council Representative: Sandra Murga-Zuniga & Jim Wice
Union Representatives: Tricia Diggins & Linda Hare
Faculty: James Kodera 14-17 (B), chair
Black Task Force Representative: Brenna Greer 16-17 (B)

Educational Research and Development, Committee on

Provost and Dean of the College's designee: Beccah Sparkes
Faculty:
Stanley Chang 16-19 (C)
Katherine Grandjean 15-18 (B), chair
Alden Griffith 16-17 (C)
Eniana Mustafaraj 15-18 (C)
Mingwei Song 16-19 (A)
Akila Weerapana 14-17 (B), PLTC faculty director

 

Environmental Sustainability, Advisory Committee on

President or designee: Piper Orton
Vice President for Finance and Administration: Ben Hammond
Dean of Students or designee: Don Leach
Chief Information Officer or designee: Ravi Ravishanker
Director of Sustainability: Patrick Willoughby
Administrative Council representative: Ann Cronin
Union representatives: Paul Mullins & Grant Perodeau
Faculty:
Nadya Hajj 16-19 (B)
Philip Jennings 16-19 (B)
Katrin Monecke 16-19 (C)
Sergio Parussa 16-19 (A)
Marilyn Sides 13-17 (A)
Yuichiro Suzuki 13-17 (C), chair

 

Extramural Graduate Fellowships/Scholarships, Committee on

Provost and Dean of the College or designee: Beth Hennessey 12-17 (B), chair
Junior & Senior Class Deans: John O'Keefe & Alison Black
Center for Work and Service representative: Katherine Dailinger
Faculty:
Diego Arciniegas 15-18 (A)
James Battat 14-18 (C)
Daniel Brabander 16-19 (C)
Kathleen Brogan 15-18 (A)
Carol Dougherty 16-19 (A)
Sharon Elkins 14-18 (B)
Eric Hilt 16-19 (B)
Julia King 16-19 (B)
Karen Lange 16-19 (C)
Flavia Laviosa 14-17 (A)
Yoshihisa Matsusaka 15-18 (B)
Deborah Matzner 14-18 (B)
Ophera Davis 16-19 (B), Black Task Force representative 
Christa Skow 15-18 (C)
Julie Walsh 16-19 (B)
Benjamin Wood 16-19 (C)
 

Faculty Appointments, Committee on

President: Paula Johnson
Provost and Dean of the College: Andrew Shennan, chair
Dean of Faculty Affairs: Kathryn Lynch
Faculty:
John Cameron 14-17 (C)
Courtney Coile 15-18 (B)
Donald Elmore 16-19 (C) (at large)
Tracy Gleason 15-18 (B) (at large)
Layli Maparyan 16-19 (B), Black Task Force representative
Lawrence Rosenwald 16-17 (A)

Faculty Athletic Representative

Nolan Flynn 15-18 (C)

Faculty Awards, Committee on

President's designee: Ben Hammond
Provost and Dean of the College's designee: Kathryn Lynch
Faculty:
Dora Carrico-Moniz 15-18 (C)
Venita Datta 15-19 (A)
Robert Goree 15-18 (A)
Igor Logvinenko 16-19 (B)
Ismar Volic 12-17 (C), chair

Faculty Benefits, Committee on

President's designee: Kathryn Lynch
Vice President for Finance and Administration: Ben Hammond
Human Resources: Carolyn Slaboden & Marymichele Delaney
Faculty:
Daniel Fetter 14-18 (B)
Jennifer Kroll 15-18 (PERA)
Heather Mattila 15-18 (C), chair
Marc Tetel 16-19 (C)
Eiko Torii-Williams 16-19 (A)
Cord Whitaker 15-18 (A), Black Task Force representative

Honor Code Council

Interim Dean of Students: Carol Bate
Honor Code Administrative Coordinator: Don Leach, co-chair
Chief Justice:  Myra Ahmad, co-chair

Faculty:

Gurminder Bhogal 15-18 (A)
Thomas Cushman 15-18 (B)
John Goss 14-18 (C)
Alison Hickey 13-17 (A)
Carolyn Morley 14-18 (A)
Jessica Polito 15-18 (C)
Catherine Wearing 14-17 (B)
Michael Wiest 16-19 (C)
Jeremy Wilmer 14-17 (B)

Honor Code Hearing Review Panel

Provost and Dean of the College: Andrew Shennan
Faculty:
Alison McIntyre 15-17 (B)

International Study Committee

Provost and Dean of the College: Andrew Shennan
Class Dean: John O'Keefe
Director of International Studies: Jennifer Thomas-Starck
Faculty:
Stella Kakavouli 15-18 (C), chair
Lidwien Kapteijns 16-19 (B)
Martina Koniger 16-19 (C)
David Olsen 16-17 (A)
Geofred Osoro 15-18 (B), Black Task Force representative
Inela Selimovic 16-19 (A)
Ellen Widmer 16-17 (A)

Lectures and Cultural Events, Committee on (CLCE)

Administrative Director: Corinne Frazer
Student Services representative: Meg Jordan
Office of Intercultural Education representative: Karen Shih
President's designee: Alice McCallum
Faculty:
Patricia Berman 15-18 (A), chair
Margaret Cezair-Thompson 15-18 (A), Black Task Force representative
Helena de Bres 16-17 (B)
Kyung-Hong Park 15-18 (B)
T. Kaye Peterman 15-17 (C)

Library and Technology Policy, Advisory Committee on

Chief Information Officer: Ravi Ravishanker
Chief Information Officer's designee: Heather Woods
Provost and Dean of the College's designee: Beccah Sparkes
Vice President for Finance and Treasurer's designee: Melissa Fletcher
Dean of Students or designee: Jim Wice
Council Representative: Kristy Liu 16-18
Faculty:
Amy Banzaert 15-18 (C)
Anne Brubaker 16-19 (A)
Codruta Morari 14-17 (A)
Craig Murphy 15-18 (B)
Seth Neumuller 16-19 (B)
Franklyn Turbak 14-17 (C), chair

Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Committee

Faculty:
Susan Meyer 15-17 (A)
Filomina Steady 15-18 (B), Black Task Force representative

Medical Professions Advisory Committee

Medical Professions Advisor: Lynn White, M.D., chair
Center for Work and Service representative: Christopher De La Cerda
Black Task Force representative: Vanessa Britto, M.D.
Faculty:
Connie Bauman 04-19 (B)
Barbara Beatty 11-19 (B)
Melissa Beers 14-17 (C)
Dora Carrico-Moniz 11-17 (C)
Jonathan Cheek 13-17 (B)
Elizabeth DeSombre 14-18 (C)
Mona Hall 16-19 (C)
Ken Hawes 12-19 (B)
Michael Hearn 06-19 (C)
Philip Hirschhorn 11-19 (C)
Jonathan Imber 13-19 (B)
Anastasia Karakasidou 16-19 (B)
Yu Jin Ko 14-18 (A)
Nancy Mukundan 14-17 (C)
Virginia Quinan 16-19 (C)
Nancy Scherer 12-19 (B)
Susan Skeath van Mulbregt 14-18 (B)
Joseph Swingle 13-19 (B)
Jill Syverson-Stork 14-18 (A)

Merit, Advisory Committee on

President: Paula Johnson
Provost and Dean of the College: Andrew Shennan, chair
Dean of Faculty Affairs: Kathryn Lynch
Faculty:
Kristin Butcher 15-18 (B)
Marion Just 13-17 (B)
Margaret Keane 16-19 (B)
Megan Kerr 15-18 (C)
Yoon Sun Lee 14-17 (A)
Peggy Levitt 16-19 (B)
Barry Lydgate 15-18 (A)
Pashington Obeng 16-19 (B), Black Task Force representative
Anjali Prabhu 14-17 (A)
Guy Rogers 15-18 (B)
Randy Shull 15-18 (C)
Glenn Stark 16-17 (C)

Minority Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention, Advisory Committee on

President's designee: Carolyn Slaboden
Provost and Dean of the College or designee: Robbin Chapman
Black Task Force representative: vacant
Faculty:
Sharon Gobes 15-18 (C)
Laura Grattan 16-19 (B), chair
Koichi Hagimoto 14-17 (A)
Julia Miwa 15-18 (C)
Ryan Quintana 16-19 (B)
Vernon Shetley 14-17 (A)
Carlos Vega 14-17 (A)
Weina Zhao 14-17 (A)

Problem Referral Procedure for Faculty, Review Committee on

Provost and Dean of the College or designee: TBD
President's designee: TBD
Faculty: Nolan Flynn 15-18 (C), chair

Seven College Conference Representative

President: Paula Johnson
Faculty: Irene Mata 16-18 (B)

Wellesley Centers for Women, Board of Overseers

Faculty:
Catia Confortini 16-20 (B)