Standing Committees of Academic Council

The following committee rosters are effective for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Academic Review Board

Dean of Students: TBD, chair
Provost and Dean of the College's designee: Ann Velenchik
Class Deans: Susan Cohen, John O'Keefe, Jennifer Stephan, & Lori Tenser
Registrar: Carol Shanmugaratnam and Stephanie Kirylych
Black Task Force representative: Tracey Cameron
Faculty:
Ama Abeberese 15-18 (B)
Robin Akert 14-17 (B)
William Cain 12-17 (A)
Daniela Rivera 14-17 (A)
Rachel Stanley 15-16 (C)
Benjamin Wood 15-16 (C)
 

Admission, Board of

Dean of Admission and Financial Aid: Joy St. John
Dean of Students' designee: Stacie Allen
President or designee: Ravi Ravishanker
Provost and Dean of the College or designee: Sun-Hee Lee 15-18 (A)
Registrar: Carol Shanmugaratnam
First-Year Dean: Lori Tenser
Class Deans: Susan Cohen, John O'Keefe, & Jennifer Stephan
International Student Advisor: Karen Pabon
Faculty:
Justin Armstrong 15-18 (A)
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)
Yue Hu 13-16 (C)
Catherine Masson 14-17 (A)
Neelima Shukla-Bhatt 15-18 (B)
Donna Trainor 14-17 (C)
Ann Trenk 15-18 (C)
Elizabeth Young 13-16 (A)

Admission and Financial Aid, Committee on

Dean of Students: TBD
Dean of Admission and Financial Aid: Joy St. John
Director of Admission: TBD
Director of Student Financial Services: Scott Juedes
First-Year Dean: Lori Tenser
Faculty:
Lamia Balafrej 14-17 (A)
Claire Fontijn 15-18 (A)
Corinne Gartner 15-18 (B)
Brenna Greer 15-18 (B)
Andrew Schultz 15-18 (C)
Glenn Stark 12-16 (C)

Advisory Committee to the Committee on Faculty Appointments - Tenure Track

Faculty:
David Olsen 13-16 (A)
Olga Shurchkov 12-16 (B), chair
Wesley Watters 15-18 (C)

Advisory Committee to the Committee on Faculty Appointments - FIP

Agenda Committee Representative:
Elizabeth Oakes 15-18 (C)
Faculty:
Nicholas Doe 13-16 (ISL)
Martina Koniger 13-16 (C)
Teresa Spillane 13-17 (PERA)
Joseph Swingle 13-16 (B)
Winifred Wood 15-18 (A)

Agenda Committee

President: Kim Bottomly
Provost and Dean of the College: Andrew Shennan
Faculty:
Timothy Peltason, parliamentarian
Helene Bilis 12-16 (A)
Emily Buchholtz 12-17 (C)
Oscar Fernandez 15-18 (C)
Laura Grattan 14-17 (B)
Elizabeth Oakes 15-18 (C)
Lawrence Rosenwald 14-17 (A), chair
Filomina Steady 13-16 (B), Black Task Force representative
Adam Van Arsdale 15-18 (B)

Appeals, Board of

Faculty:
Angela Carpenter 14-17 (B)
Stacie Goddard 15-18 (B)
Raymond Starr 14-17 (A)
Sally Theran 14-17 (at large)
Brian Tjaden 14-17 (C)

Budgetary Affairs, Advisory Committee on

President or designee: Andrew Shennan
Vice President for Finance and Administration: Ben Hammond
Administrative Council Representatives: Robbin Chapman
Faculty:
Catherine Gilhuly 15-18 (A)
Megan Nunez 14-17 (C), chair
Mala Radhakrishnan 13-17 (C)
Nicholas Rodenhouse 13-17 (C)
Casey Rothschild 15-18 (B)

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
Junior Class Dean: Susan Cohen
Registrar: Carol Shanmugaratnam
Black Task Force representative: Layli Maparyan
Faculty:
Kimberly Cassibry 14-17 (A)
Daniel Chiasson 15-18 (A)
Alexander Diesl 15-18 (C)
Andrea Levitt 15-18 (A)
Janet McDonough 15-18 (C)
Markella Rutherford 12-16 (B)
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: TBA
Union Representatives: TBA
Faculty: James Kodera 14-17 (B), chair

Educational Research and Development, Committee on

Provost and Dean of the College's designee: ShiaoWei Tham 15-18 (A)
Faculty:
Jenny Johnson 13-16 (A)
Katherine Grandjean 15-18 (B)
Eniana Mustafaraj 15-18 (C)
Francesca Southerden 14-17 (A)
Akila Weerapana 14-? (B), PLTC faculty director
Michael Wiest 13-16 (C), chair

Environmental Sustainability, Advisory Committee on

President or designee: TBA
Vice President for Finance and Administration: Ben Hammond
Dean of Students or designee: Kris Niendorf
Chief Information Officer or designee: Ravi Ravishanker
Director of Sustainability: Patrick Willoughby
Administrative Council representative: Katie McLean
Union representatives: TBA
Faculty:
Thomas Hodge 13-16 (A)
Sohie Lee 13-16 (C)
Seth Neumuller 14-16 (B)
Marilyn Sides 13-16 (A)
Yuichiro Suzuki 13-16 (C)
James Turner 13-16 (B), chair

Extramural Graduate Fellowships/Scholarships, Committee on

Provost and Dean of the College or designee: Beth Hennessey 12-16 (B)
Senior Class Dean: Jennifer Stephan
Center for Work and Service representative: TBD
Faculty:
Diego Arciniegas 15-18 (A)
Kathleen Brogan 15-18 (A)
Anne Brubaker 15-16 (A)
Linda Carli 15-16 (B)
Octavio Gonzalez 15-16 (A)
Thomas Hansen 11-16 (A)
David Hawkins 13-16 (C)
Beth Hennessey 12-16 (B)
Vanja Klepac-Ceraj 14-17 (C)
Flavia Laviosa 14-17 (A)
Paul MacDonald 12-16 (B)
Yoshihisa Matsusaka 15-18 (B)
Deborah Matzner 14-17 (B)
Patrick McEwan 13-16 (B)
Christa Skow 15-18 (C)
Lauri Wardell 15-16 (C)

Faculty Appointments, Committee on

President: Kim Bottomly
Provost and Dean of the College: Andrew Shennan, chair
Dean of Faculty Affairs: Kathryn Lynch
Faculty:
Rebecca Bedell 15-18 (A)
John Cameron 14-17 (C)
Courtney Coile 15-18 (B)
Tracy Gleason 15-18 (B)
Kim McLeod 12-16 (C)

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)
Christen Deveney 14-17 (B)
Takis Metaxas 14-17 (C)
Robert Goree 15-18 (A)
Ismar Volic 12-16 (C), chair

Faculty Benefits, Committee on

President's designee: Kathryn Lynch
Vice President for Finance and Administration: Ben Hammond
Human Resources: TBA
Faculty:
Simon Grote 14-17 (B)
Jennifer Kroll 15-18 (PERA)
Louise Marlow 13-16 (B)
Heather Mattila 15-18 (C)
Gauri Shastry 15-16 (B)
Cord Whitaker 15-18, Black Task Force representative

Honor Code Council

Dean of Students: TBD
Honor Code Administrative Coordinator: Don Leach
Faculty:
Barbara Beltz 14-17 (C)
Gurminder Bhogal 15-18 (A)
Thomas Cushman 15-18 (B)
Alison Hickey 13-17 (A)
Jeffrey Hughes 15-16 (C)
Jessica Polito 15-18 (C)
Ryan Quintana 15-16 (C)
Catherine Wearing 14-17 (B)
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:
Nikki Greene 14-17 (A)
William Joseph 15-16 (B)
Stella Kakavouli 15-18 (C)
Marianne Moore 13-16 (C), co-chair
Jennifer Musto 14-17 (B)
Eve Zimmerman 14-17 (A), co-chair

Lectures and Cultural Events, Committee on (CLCE)

Administrative Director CLCE: Corinne Frazer
Student Services representative: Megan Jordan
Cultural Advising Network representative: Karen Shih
President's designee: Alice McCallum
Black Task Force representative: Christina Kelley
Faculty:
Patricia Berman 15-18 (A)
Christopher Candland 15-16 (B)
Margaret Cezair-Thompson 15-18 (A)
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: Ian Graham
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 14-16
Faculty:
Amy Banzaert 15-18 (C)
Helena de Bres 13-16 (B)
Pinar Keskin 13-16 (B)
Nicholas Knouf 14-17 (A)
Codruta Morari 14-17 (A)
Franklyn Turbak 14-17 (C), chair

Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Committee

Faculty: Susan Meyer 15-17 (A)

Medical Professions Advisory Committee

Medical Professions Advisor: Sheila Brachfeld-Child, chair
Center for Work and Service representative: TBD
Faculty:
Connie Bauman (B)
Barbara Beatty (B)
Melissa Beers 14-17 (C)
Daniel Brabander 14-18 (C)
Dora Carrico-Moniz 11-17 (C)
Jonathan Cheek 13-17 (B)
Elizabeth DeSombre 14-18 (C)
Jocelyne Dolce 11-16 (C)
Ken Hawes 12-16 (B)
Philip Hirschhorn (C)
Jonathan Imber (B)
Yu Jin Ko 14-18 (A)
Joel Krieger 14-18 (B)
Mary Kate McGowan 14-18 (B)
Nancy Mukundan 14-17 (C)
Valerie Ramseyer (B)
Nancy Scherer 12-17 (B)
Susan Skeath van Mulbregt 14-18 (B)
Quinn Slobodian 12-17 (B)
Joseph Swingle (B)
Jill Syverson-Stork 14-18 (A)
Andrew Webb 13-18 (C)
Dorothy Webb (PERA)

Merit, Advisory Committee on

President: Kim Bottomly
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)
Megan Kerr 15-18 (C)
Yoon Sun Lee 14-17 (A)
Peggy Levitt 15-18 (B)
Barry Lydgate 15-18 (A)
Phyllis McGibbon 13-16 (A)
Anjali Prabhu 14-17 (A)
Guy Rogers 15-18 (B)
Randy Shull 15-18 (C)

Minority Recruitment, Hiring, and Retention, Advisory Committee on

President's designee: Carolyn Slaboden
Provost and Dean of the College or designee: Robbin Chapman
Faculty:
Sharon Gobes 15-18 (C)
Koichi Hagimoto 14-17 (A)
Magaret Keane 15-18 (B)
Julia Miwa 15-18 (C)
Vernon Shetley 14-17 (A), chair
Carlos Vega 14-17 (A)
Katherine Woolfalk 14-17 (B)
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: Kim Bottomly
Faculty: Jennie Pyers 14-16 (B)

Wellesley Centers for Women, Board of Overseers

Faculty:
Charlene Galarneau 10-16 (B)