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Standing committees of the Faculty Senate for the 2023 – 2024 academic year:

Academic Affairs Committee

NameSchool / Office Department / AffiliationTerm Expires
Mara CulpESMMusic EducationDec 2025
Melissa KresoSMDAnesthesiology Dec 2024
April Luehmann (Chair)WarnerTeaching & CurriculumDec 2023
Jeffrey McCune Jr.SASEnglishDecember 2024
Kevin McFarlandCentral Administration, SASActing Vice Provost for Academic Affairs; Physics & Astronomyex officio
Craig SellersSONNursingDec 2024
Laurie SteinerSMDPediatricsDec 2023
Melissa Sturge-AppleCentral AdministrationUniversity Dean of Graduate Studiesex officio
Vera TilsonSimonBusiness AdministrationDec 2024

Benefits Committee

Faculty Benefits Committee Charge

NameSchoolDepartmentTerm Expires
Nadia Stephens (Chair)SMDDentistryDec 2025
Brian BrentWarnerEducational LeadershipDec 2024
Madalina Tivarus SMDImaging SciencesDec 2024
Ram HaddasSMDOrthopaedicsDec 2025
Anne LuebkeSMDBiomedical Engineeringex officio
Jack MottleyHajimElectrical & Computer EngineeringDec 2023
Jennifer HoffmanSONNursingDec 2024
Rebecca TuckerSONNursingDec 2025

Budget Committee

Faculty Budget Committee Charge

NameSchool / OfficeDepartment / AffiliationTerm Expires
Margaret CarnoSONNursingDec 2026
Elaine Hill SMDPublic Health SciencesDec 2026
Renee JollesESMESM StringsDec 2025
Narayana KocherlakotaChairSASEconomicsDec 2027
Pat McCue WarnerEducational LeadershipDec 2026
Elizabeth MilavecCentral AdministrationExecutive Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officerex officio
Chuang RenHajimMechanical EngineeringDec 2025
Charles WasleySimonSimon Grad FacultyDec 2027

Committee on Elections

NameSchoolDepartmentTerm Expires
Open Seat
Harry Groenevelt (SEC Liaison)SimonGrad FacultyDec 2024
Dustin HannumSASWriting, Speaking, ArgumentDec 2023
Kevin MeuwissenWarnerEducationDec 2023

Ethical Investment Advisory Committee

[Faculty representatives only]
NameSchoolDepartmentTerm Expires
Karen BergerSASEarth and Environmental Sciences
Dec 2023
William FitzpatrickSASPhilosophyDec 2025
Daniel BurnsideSimonFinanceDec 2024

Research Policy Committee

Link to page with resources and opportunity for direct messaging (feedback)

NameSchool / OfficeDepartment / AffiliationTerm Expires
Sue GrothSONNursingDec 2023
Courtney JonesSMDEmergency MedicineDec 2023
Valentina KutyifaSMDMedicineDec 2023
Brea Lipe SMDHematology/OncologyDec 2025
Tom O'ConnorSMDPsychiatryDec 2023
Open SeatSAS
Silvia SorensenWarnerCounseling and Human DevelopmentDec 2025
David Temperley (Co-Chair)ESMMusic TheoryDec 2024
Madalina TivarusSMDImaging SciencesDec 2025
Ann Marie White (Co-Chair)SMDPsychiatryDec 2024
Paula VertinoSMDSenior Associate Dean for Basic Researchex officio
Steve DewhurstSMDInterim Vice President for Researchex officio
Gunta LidersORPAAssociate VP for Research and Project Administrationex officio
Elizabeth MilavecFinanceExecutive Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officerex officio
Sally NortonSONAssociate Dean for Research, SONex officio
John TardunoAS&EDean for Researchex officio

University Committee on Tenure and Privileges

See Faculty Senate Charter for the charge of the University Committee on Tenure and Privileges.

NameSchoolDepartment Term Expires
Paul Ellickson (Secretary)SimonBusiness Administration2026
James JohnsonSASPolitical Science2024
Joanne LarsonWarnerTeaching and Curriculum2026
Jane Liesveld (Chair)SMDHematology/Oncology2025
Jean PedersonESMHistory, ESM Humanities2025
Edwin van WijngaardenSMDPublic Health Sciences2024
Ying XueSONSON Faculty2025
Nese YildizSASEconomics2026

Faculty Representatives on Board of Trustees’ Committees

Board CommitteeName of Faculty RepresentativeSchoolDepartmentTerm Expires
Academic AffairsJeffrey McCuneASEEnglish, African-American Literature and CultureMay 2026
Academic AffairsCraig SellersSONSON FacultyMay 2026
AdvancementMasumi RostadESMESM StringsMay 2026
FacilitiesOpenMay 2026
Financial PlanningNarayan KocherlakotaASEEconomicsMay 2026
Human ResourcesRebecca TuckerNursingSON FacultyMay 2026
Investment OpenMay 2026
Joint Health AffairsLuis Rosario-McCabeSONClinical NursingMay 2026
Joint Health AffairsOpenSMDMay 2026
Research & InnovationAnn Marie WhiteSMDPsychiatryMay 2026
Student AffairsGerald GammASEPolitical ScienceMay 2026

Ad hoc committees of the Faculty Senate currently active:

Inclusive Faculty Policies Committee

Radha BahukutumbiLLEIntegrated Modeling Group
Karen BergerASEEarth and Environmental Sciences
Marie Joelle-Estrada (Co-Chair)ASEPsychology
Valentin GusetSMDClinical Medicine
Anne HarrowESMFlute & Piccolo
John LambropoulosASEMechanical Engineering
Karen MackieWarnerCounseling & Human Development
Kevin McFarlandASEPhysics & Astronomy
Ravi MisraSMDPediatrics
Sam OgieSimonMedical Management
Deb Rossen-KnillASEWriting, Speaking, and Argument Program
Craig Sellers (Co-Chair)SONClinical Nursing
Stuart WeaverASEHistory

This page last revised: August 24, 2023

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