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Faculty Committees

Elected
Appointed

2022-2023 ACADEMIC YEAR 

ELECTED and APPOINTED FACULTY COMMITTEES

Chair of the Faculty
Rebecca Hanrahan, term ending 2024

Secretary of the Faculty
Janet Davis, term ending 2023

Committee of Division Chairs
Provost and Dean of the Faculty, Chair, Alzada J. Tipton
Division I Chair, John Cotts, term ending 2025
Division II Chair, Sharon Alker, term ending 2023
Division III Chair, Albert Schueller, term ending 2024
Chair of the Faculty, Rebecca Hanrahan, term ending 2024
Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Mary Raschko, ex-officio
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Helen Kim, ex-officio


ELECTED COMMITTEES 

Academic Freedom and Due Process
Kate Jackson, term ending 2025
Kate Shea, term ending 2024 (on sabbatical spring 2023)
Elyse Semerdjian, term ending 2023 

Academic Information Technology Advisory Group (AITAG)
William Bares, term ending 2024
Sarah Davies, term ending 2023 
Justin Lincoln, term ending 2025 (on sabbatical spring 2023)
Dalia Corkrum, Director of Penrose Library, ex-officio
David Sprunger, Director of Instructional Technology, ex-officio
Student Representative(s):
TBD


Admission and Financial Aid
Adam Miller, Interim Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid, Chair
Eunice Blavascunas, term ending 2023
Donghui He, term ending 2025
Brit Moss, term ending 2024
TBD, Director of Financial Aid Services, ex-officio
Student Representative(s): 
TBD

Aid to Faculty Scholarship and Instructional Development (ASID)
Mary Raschko, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Chair
Krista Gulbransen, term ending 2023
Doug Hundley, term ending 2023
Kirsten Nicolaysen, term ending 2024 (on sabbatical 2022-2023)
Daniel Schultz, term ending 2024
Dan Vernon, sabbatical replacement 2022-2023
Jacqueline Woodfork, term ending 2025
Xiaobo Yuan, term ending 2025


Board of Review
Pavel Blagov, term ending 2023
Jack Iverson, term ending 2025
Tim Machonkin, sabbatical replacement 2022-2023
Tim Parker, term ending 2024 (on sabbatical 2022-2023)
Aimee Walker, Registrar, ex-officio 

Council on Academic Standards
Rebecca Hanrahan, Chair of the Faculty, Chair
Pavel Blagov, term ending 2023
Melissa Clearfield, term ending 2023
Heidi Dobson, term ending 2024
Scott Elliott, term ending 2024
Delbert Hutchison, term ending 2025
Jack Iverson, term ending 2025
Tim Machonkin, sabbatical replacement 2022-2023
Tim Parker, term ending 2024 (on sabbatical 2022-2023)
Kazi Joshua, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students,  ex-officio
Aimee Walker, Registrar, ex-officio  

Council on Student Affairs
Kazi Joshua, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Chair
Melissa Clearfield, term ending 2023
Heidi Dobson, term ending 2024  
Scott Elliot, term ending 2024
Delbert Hutchison, term ending 2025
Student Representative(s):
TBD

Curriculum
Bina Arch, term ending 2025
Matthew Bost, term ending 2023
Nick Bader, term ending 2023
Mitch Clearfield, term ending 2023
Chris Leise, term ending 2025
Matthew Prull, term ending 2024
Ginger Withers, term ending 2024
TBD, Chair, General Studies Committee
Rebecca Hanrahan, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Faculty,  ex-officio
Helen Kim, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs,  ex-officio
Aimee Walker, Registrar,  ex-officio
Mike Reese, Curriculum and Registration Analyst, ex-officio
Roger Stelk, Head of Collection Management, ex-officio
Student Representative(s):
TBD

Faculty Committee on Compensation
Kaitlyn Patia, term ending 2024, Chair
Bina Arch, term ending 2023
Nate Boland, term ending 2025
Denise Hazlett, term ending 2023
Sai Madhurika Mamunuru, term ending 2025 (on sabbatical fall 2022)
Marina Ptukhina, term ending 2025
Robert Sickels, term ending 2024
Michael Simon, term ending 2023
Jenna Terry, term ending 2023

Faculty Personnel
Patrick Frierson, term ending 2023, Chair
Tom Armstrong, term ending 2023
Heidi Dobson, term ending 2025
Kate Jackson, term ending 2024
Paul Luongo, term ending 2024
Erin Pahlke, term ending 2025

General Studies
Andrea Dobson, term ending 2023
Adam Gordon, term ending 2025
Erin Pahlke, term ending 2024
TBD, GENS 175 Representative
TBD, GENS 176 Representative
Lydia McDermott, Coordinator of First Year Seminar Writing Program,  ex-officio
Lauren Osborne, Director of First Year Seminar,  ex-officio
Helen Kim, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, ex-officio
Student Representative(s):      
TBD

Library
Moira Gresham, term ending 2023
Jason Pribilsky, term ending 2025
Kisha Lewellyn Schlegel, term ending 2024
Dalia Corkrum, Director of Penrose Library, ex-officio
Dan Terrio, Chief Information Officer, ex-officio
Student Representative(s):
TBD

Student Life
M Acuff, term ending 2024 (on sabbatical 2022-2023)
Nancy Day, term ending 2023 (on sabbatical 2022-2023)
Kurt Hoffman, 2022-2023 Sabbatical replacement
Doug Hundley, term ending 2025
Doug Scarborough, term ending 2023
Juli Dunn, Associate Dean of Students
Helen Kim, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Student Representative(s):  
TBD

Non-Tenure-Track Representative
Amy Dodds, term ending 2023


APPOINTED COMMITTEES  

Assessment and Accreditation
Helen Kim, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Chair
John Cotts, Div I Chair, term ending 2022
Sharon Alker, Div II Chair, term ending 2023
Albert Schueller, Div III Chair, term ending 2024
Neal Christopherson
Juli Dunn
Mike Osterman
Dan Terrio
Alzada J. Tipton

College Athletic Committee
Kurt Hoffman, term ending 2024
Jack Iverson, term ending 2024
Amy Molitor, term ending 2024
Brian Kitamura, coach
Jeff Northam, coach
Scott Shields, coach
Kim Chandler, Director of Athletics, Chair of Sports Studies, Recreation and Athletics, ex-officio
Pat Spencer, Faculty Athletic Representative, ex-officio
Helen Kim, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, ex-officio
Student Representatives:
TBD

College Collections Committee
Ben Murphy, Chair
Dana Bronson
Kynde Kiefel
Elizabeth Miller

College NAGPRA Coordinator
Elizabeth Miller

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
Walter Herbranson, Chair
Emily Hamada
Chris Wallace
Helen Kim, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Institutional Officer
TBD, Environmental Health and Safety Manager
Stephanie Johnson, Division III Assistant
Community Members:
John Ladderud, DVM
Rev. John Knapp

Institutional Biosafety Committee
Constituted as needed. See Faculty Handbook, Chapter IX-C.

Institutional Review Board (IRB) 
Alissa Cordner, Chair
William Bares
Joshua Farrell
Lauren Osborne
Community Member:
Kathryn Southwick-Hess, ARNP

Off-Campus Studies (OCS)
Emily Jones, Division II, Chair
Nate Boland, Division III 
Heidi Dobson, Crossroads Consultant
Susan Holme, Director of Off-Campus Studies, ex-officio
Helen Kim, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, ex-officio
Sai Madhurika Mamunuru, Division I Representative
Nadir Ovcina, Assistant Director of OCS, ex-officio
Nicole Simek, Director of Global Studies, ex officio
Aimee Walker, Registrar, ex-officio

Post Graduate Fellowships

Beinecke Scholarship
Theresa DiPasquale, Chair
Russ Gordon (on sabbatical 2022-2023)
Matt Reynolds (on sabbatical 2022-2023)
Jessica Hernandez

British Scholarships
Moira Gresham
Jack Jackson
Jessica Hernandez

Davis Projects for Peace
Susan Holme
Victoria Wolff
Jessica Hernandez

Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Teaching:
Scott Elliott
Amy Molitor
Kisha Schlegel
Jessica Hernandez

Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Research
:
Nick Bader
Nate Boland
Jessica Hernandez

Gaither Junior Fellows Program (formerly Carnegie)
Brian Dott
Jessica Hernandez

Goldwater Scholarship
Mark Juhasz, Chair
Tom Knight (on sabbatical 2022-2023)
Jessica Hernandez

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program
Jason Pribilsky
Jessica Hernandez

Luce Scholars Program
TBD 
Jessica Hernandez

Truman Scholarship
Sarah Davies
TBD
Jessica Hernandez

Udall Scholarship
Phil Brick
TBD
Jessica Hernandez

Watson Fellowship
Albert Schueller, Chair
Sharon Alker
Kathryn Frank
Wally Herbranson
Jessica Hernandez

Scholars at Risk (SAR)
Alvaro Santana-Acuna, Chair
Nick Bader
Laura Hope

Sheehan Gallery
Krista Gulbransen
Maria Lux
Libby Miller
Daniel Schindler
Elyse Semerdjian
Kynde Kiefel, Director of the Donald H. Sheehan Gallery , ex-officio


Special Programs 

3-2 Engineering and 3-2 Computer Science
Fred Moore, Coordinator

Cinema Arts Series
Robert Sickels, Coordinator 

Faculty Forum
Theresa DiPasquale, Coordinator

Faculty Mentoring Program
TBD, Coordinator (Non-tenure-track)
Gilbert Mireles, Coordinator (Tenure-track)

High School Enrichment
David Guichard, Coordinator 

Testing
Kathy Gifford, Director (kathy@wallawallafoundry.com) 


Steering Committees

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (BBMB)
James Russo, Director, term ending 2023
Brit Moss

Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
Mary Raschko, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Chair
Jon Collins, term ending 2025
Sarah Davies, ending 2024
Machelle Hartman, term ending 2023
Sarah Hurlburt, term ending 2023
Amy Blau, Scholarly Communications Librarian
David Sprunger, Director of Instructional & Learning Technology

David Deal Endowment Committee
Susan Holme, Director of Off-Campus Studies
Donghui He
Yukiko Shigeto
Nicole Simek, Global Studies Director, ex-officio (on sabbatical spring 2023)

Environmental Studies
Amy Molitor, Co-Director
Lyman Persico, Co-Director
Eunice Blavascunas
Emily Jones
Tim Parker (on sabbatical 2022-2023)
Kate Shea (on sabbatical spring 2023)
Stan Thayne

Gender Studies
Nicole Simek, Director, term ending 2024 (on sabbatical spring 2023)
Susanne Beechey
Lydia McDermott
Zahi Zalloua

Health Professions
Kimberly Mueller, Chair
Wally Herbranson
Brit Moss
James Russo

Race and Ethnic Studies
Zahi Zalloua, Director, term ending 2024
Tarik Elseewi
Camilo Lund-Mantano (Fall 2022)
Jason Pribilsky
Nicole Simek (on sabbatical spring 2023)
Lisa Uddin