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Faculty Committees

Elected
Appointed

2021-2022 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, Shampa Biswas, term ending 2022
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, Helen Kim, ex-officio
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Kendra Golden, ex-officio


ELECTED COMMITTEES 

Academic Freedom and Due Process
Doug Hundley, term ending 2022
Kate Shea, term ending 2024
Elyse Semerdjian, term ending 2023 

Academic Information Technology Advisory Group (AITAG)
William Bares, term ending 2024
Sarah Davies, term ending 2023 
Michael Simon, term ending 2022
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
Aarón Aguilar-Ramírez, fall only, term ending 2022  
Eunice Blavascunas, term ending 2023
Brit Moss, term ending 2024
Xiaobo Yuan, spring only, term ending 2022
TBD, Director of Admission
Marilyn Ponti, Director of Financial Aid Services
Student Representative(s): 
TBD

Aid to Faculty Scholarship and Instructional Development (ASID)
Helen Kim, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Chair
M Acuff, term ending 2022
Aaron Bobrow-Strain, term ending 2022 
Krista Gulbransen, term ending 2023
Doug Hundley, term ending 2023
Chanel Meyers, term ending 2024
Kirsten Nicolaysen, term ending 2024


Board of Review
Emily Jones, term ending 2022
Tim Parker, term ending 2024
Lynn Sharp, term ending 2023 
Stacey Giusti, Registrar, ex-officio 

Council on Academic Standards
Rebecca Hanrahan, Chair of the Faculty, Chair
Pavel Blagov, term ending 2022
Melissa Clearfield, term ending 2023
Scott Elliot, term ending 2024
Emily Jones, term ending 2022
Tim Parker, term ending 2024
Lynn Sharp, term ending 2023 
TBD, open position member from Council on Student Affairs, term ending 2024
Kazi Joshua, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students,  ex-officio
Stacey Giusti, Registrar, ex-officio  

Council on Student Affairs
Kazi Joshua, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Chair
Pavel Blagov, term ending 2022
Melissa Clearfield, term ending 2023
Scott Elliot, term ending 2024
TBD, term ending 2024  
Student Representative(s):
TBD

Curriculum
Tarik Elseewi, term ending 2022, Chair
Nick Bader, term ending 2023
Mitch Clearfield, term ending 2023
John Cotts, term ending 2022
Matthew Prull, term ending 2024
Ginger Withers, term ending 2024
Adam Gordan, Chair, General Studies Committee, term ending 2022
Rebecca Hanrahan, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Faculty,  ex-officio
Kendra Golden, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs,  ex-officio
Stacey Guisti, 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
Bina Arch, term ending 2023
Jon Collins, term ending 2022
Amy Dodds, term ending 2023
Denise Hazlett, term ending 2023
Kaitlyn Patia, term ending 2024
Jim Russo, term ending 2022
Robert Sickels, term ending 2024

Faculty Personnel
Jacqueline Woodfork, term ending 2022  , Chair
Tom Armstrong, term ending 2023
Patrick Frierson, term ending 2023
Kate Jackson, term ending 2024
Doug Juers, term ending 2022
Paul Luongo, term ending 2024

General Studies
Adam Gordon, term ending 2022, Chair
Andrea Dobson, term ending 2023
Erin Pahlke, term ending 2024
TBD, GENS 176 Representative
TBD, GENS 175 Representative
Lydia McDermott, Coordinator of First Year Seminar Writing Program,  ex-officio
Mary Raschko, Director of First Year Seminar,  ex-officio
Kendra Golden, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, ex-officio
Student Representative(s):      
TBD

Library
Sarah Davies, term ending 2022
Moira Gresham, term ending 2023
Adeline Rother, term ending 2024
Dalia Corkrum, Director of Penrose Library, ex-officio
Dan Terrio, Chief Information Officer, ex-officio
Student Representative(s):
TBD

Student Life
Renée Archibald, term ending 2022
Nancy Day, term ending 2023
M Acuff, term ending 2024
Julie Dunn, Associate Dean of Students
Kendra Golden, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Student Representative(s):      

TBD

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

APPOINTED COMMITTEES  

Assessment and Accreditation
Kendra Golden, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Chair
Shampa Biswas, 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
Kim Chandler, Director of Athletics, Chair
Pat Spencer, Faculty Athletic Representative, ex-officio
Kendra Golden, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, ex-officio
Student Representatives:
Adam Ried '22
TBD

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

College NAGPRA Coordinator
Elizabeth Miller

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
Christopher Wallace, Chair
Nancy Day
Emily Hamada
Walter Herbranson
Don Snow
Kendra Golden, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Institutional Officer
Fredrick Miller, 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) 
Wally Herbranson, fall 2021, Chair
Alissa Cordner, spring 2022, Chair
Joshua Farrell
Tom Knight
Wenqing Zhao, fall 2021
Lauren Osborne, spring 2022
Community Member:
Kathryn Southwick-Hess, ARNP

Off-Campus Studies (OCS)
Jakobina Arch, Division I, Chair
Emily Jones, Division II, Fall 2021
Jack Iverson, Division II, Spring 2022
Heidi Dobson, Division III
Stacey Giusti, Registrar, ex-officio
Kendra Golden, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, ex-officio
Barbara Hoffman, Associate Director Off-Campus Studies, ex-officio
Susan Holme, Director of Off-Campus Studies, ex-officio
Leena Knight, Global Studies Director, ex-officio

Post Graduate Fellowships

Beinecke Scholarship
Theresa DiPasquale, Chair
Russ Gordon
Matt Reynolds
Keith Raether

British Scholarships
Moira Gresham
Jack Jackson
Keith Raether

Davis Projects for Peace
Susan Holme
Victoria Wolff
Keith Raether

Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Teaching:
Scott Elliott
Amy Molitor
Kisha Schlegel
Keith Raether

Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Research
:
Nick Bader
Nate Boland
Keith Raether

Gaither Junior Fellows Program (formerly Carnegie)
Brian Dott
Keith Raether

Goldwater Scholarship
Mark Juhasz, Chair
Tom Knight
Keith Raether

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program
Jason Pribilsky
Keith Raether

Luce Scholars Program
TBD
Keith Raether

Truman Scholarship
Donald Snow, Chair
Sarah Davies
Keith Raether

Udall Scholarship
Phil Brick, Chair
Don Snow
Keith Raether

Watson Fellowship
Albert Schueller, Chair
Sharon Alker
Kathryn Frank
Wally Herbranson
Keith Raether

Scholars at Risk (SAR)
Tim Machonkin, Chair
Nick Bader
David Kim
Alvaro Santana-Acuna

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

Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)
Helen Kim, Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Chair
Nick Bader, term ending 2023
Sarah Davies, ending 2024
Machelle Hartman, term ending 2023
Sarah Hurlburt, term ending 2023
Amy Blau, Scholarly Communications Librarian
Lee Keene, Head of Instructional and Research Services, Penrose Library
David Sprunger, Director of Instructional & Learning Technology

David Deal Endowment Committee
Susan Holme, Director of Off-Campus Studies
Donghui He
Yukiko Shigeto
Leena Knight, Global Studies Director, ex-officio

Environmental Studies
Amy Molitor, Co-Director
Tim Parker, Co-Director
Eunice Blavascunas
Emily Jones
Lyman Persico 
Kate Shea
Donald Snow
Stan Thayne

Gender Studies
Nicole Simek, Director, term ending 2024
Lydia McDermott
Suzanne Morrissey
Zahi Zalloua

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

Race and Ethnic Studies
Zahi Zalloua, Director, term ending 2024
Tarik Elseewi
Suzanne Morrissey
Jason Pribilsky
Nicole Simek