Committees & Advisory Boards

The Office of the Provost values shared governance to advance and implement academic initiatives and insitutional priorities.

ART Document Revision Committee

The ART Document Review Committee is charged with reviewing, in detail, the procedures governing the faculty personnel actions related to promotion, the granting of tenure and permanent status within the current ART Policy document. Learn more about the committee's membership and current activities

Faculty Development Center Advisory Board

The Center’s Advisory Board facilitates the timeline and key actionable items for the initiative including leadership and governance structures,  location and physical layout, services and resources offered, and securing financial support. Learn more about the board's membership and current activities

Office of Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry (URCI)

Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry (URCI) seeks to provide guidance and opportunities for undergraduate students to pursue advanced scholarly work in all fields of study. Aligned with TU’s core characteristic of “academic excellence,” URCI promotes research and scholarly inquiry as these foster the individualization of students’ academic exploration and intellectual growth. Learn more about the office and its activities.

Provost's Adjunct Advisory Board

This advisory board facilitates the understanding of the needs of its adjunct faculty and the effective integration of adjunct faculty into the academic life of the university. This group advises the Provost on concerns, policies and procedures that would positively impact the overall quality of the adjunct experience. Access resources for adjunct faculty and learn more about the board's membership.

Academic Integrity Policy Review Committee

This committee is charged with reviewing the Student Academic Integrity Policy and providing recommendations for potential revisions by the end of the Fall 2018 Semester. This policy is vital to the work of faculty in promoting academic quality and rigor.  

name title department college or unit
Nikki  Austin Associate Professor Nursing College of Health Professions
Luke Bollinger Solicitor General Student Government Association
Keri-Anne Croce Associate Professor Elementary Education College of Education
Josh DeMonte Assistant Professor Art + Design, Art History, Art Education College of Fine Arts & Communication
Karen Eskow*  Associate Dean  College of Liberal Arts  Division of Academic Affairs
Bob Giordani* Associate VP for Enrollment Management and Registrar  Office of the Provost Division of Academic Affairs
Diane Hall Associate Professor Family Studies and Community Development College of Liberal Arts
Ge Han Associate Professor Mathematics Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
Kathryn Kautzman Associate Professor Chemistry Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
Saidat Sanwoola Solicitor General Student Government Association  
Vinish Shrestha Assistant Professor Economics College of Business and Economics
Nirmal Srinivasan Assistant Professor Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology  College of Health Professions
Lisa Sweeney Research and Instruction Librarian Library, Research, and Instruction Library
Ben Zajicek (Chair) Associate Professor History

 College of Liberal Arts

*Ex-Officio

Class Attendance & Absence Policy Committee

This committee is charged with reviewing the Class Attendance & Absence Policy and providing recommendations for potential revisions by the end of the Fall 2018 Semester. This review is occurring at this time to bring the policy in alignment with current university policy requirements.

name title department college or unit
Kyohei Abe Assistant Professor for Photography Art + Design, Art History, Art Education College of Fine Arts and Communication
Luke Bollinger Solicitor General Student Government Association

Miriam DesHarnais Research and Instruction Librarian Library, Research and Instruction Library
David Hearn Associate Professor Biological Sciences Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
John Hou Professor Mathematics Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
Alison Kabel Associate Professor Interprofessional Health Studies College of Health Professions
Xiaoming Liu (Sarah) Associate Professor Elementary Education College of Education
Haley Mark Professor and Chairperson Nursing College of Health Professions
Jessica Minkove Associate Professor Kinesiology College of Health Professions
Bethany Pace* Assistant Provost for Communication and Engagement Office of the Provost Division of Academic Affairs
Emily Parker Assistant Professor Philosophy and Religious Studies College of Liberal Arts
Leticia Romo (Chair) Associate Professor Foreign Languages College of Liberal Arts
Stella Tomasi Associate Professor Business Analytics and Technology Management College of Business and Economics
Jana Varwig Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs Division of Student Affairs
Susan Willemin Director for Accessibility & Disability Services Accessibility & Disability Services Division of Student Affairs

*Ex-Officio

Cross-Campus Internship Coordinating Committee

This committee, a collaboration between the Divisions of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, is charged with coordinating, improving and promoting the internship experience for faculty, staff, students and external partners. The committee, which meets monthly, focuses its work on policies, practices, educational supports, and data collection.

Name Title Department College/unit/Division
Cathy Breneman Assistant Professor Family Studies and Community Development CLA
Erin Girio-Herrera
Assistant Professor
Psychology CLA
Alison McCartney Professor/Faculty Director of the Honors College Political Science/Honors College Honors College
Lynn Brown Director, Center for Professional Practice Center for Professional Practice COE
Lorraine Armstrong Clinical Placement Coordinator, Nursing Nursing CHP
Jessica Minkove (Co-Chair) Associate Professor Kinesiology CHP
Karen Pottash Director, Speech & Language Center/Clinical Administrator for Audiology - Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies  Institute for Well-Being/Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology  CHP
Amy Sowder Koch Associate Professor Art + Design, Art History, Art Education  COFAC
Susan Kirchner Chairperson & Professor Dance COFAC
Josh Dehlinger Associate Professor Computer & Information Sciences FCSM
Mark Profili Director of Forensic Science Program Chemistry FCSM
Lisa Michocki Director of Professonial Experience and Outreach College of Business and Economics CBE
Glenda Henkel Associate Director, Career Center Career Center Student Affairs
Lorie-Logan Bennett, (Co-Chair)

Director, Career Center Career Center Student Affairs
Liz Shearer Director, Study Abroad Study Abroad Academic Affairs
Charles Schmitz Professor/Chairperson Geography and Environmental Planning CLA