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CLA Committee Assignments - UMD CLA
 

CLA Department Heads and Administrative Committee

The Department Heads and Administrative Committee shall evaluate the effectiveness of recommended or established policies, as well as recommend policy changes, and advise the Dean on the operations of the College.

Susan Maher, Chair
Olaf Kuhlke
Curt Albertson
Peter Angelos
Pam Spencer
AIS - Jill Doerfler
COMM - Michael Sunnafrank
ENGL - Krista Twu
FLL - Kristen Hylenski
GUESS - Tongxin Zhu
HIST - Steve Matthews
PHIL - Robert Schroer
POL - Jeremy Youde
SOC/ANTH - Rob Weidner
WGSS - Gesa Zinn
WRIT - Chongwon Park

CLA Assembly Council

Representing the constituencies of the College, the College Assembly and the Assembly Council shall exercise consultative and advisory functions in the College. Initiative for such consultation may originate with the Dean, the Assembly Council, or the College Assembly. Consultation with the Dean is appropriate and necessary concerning all policies and procedures that affect the College. Such consultation shall expressly include but shall not be limited to academic and financial policies, organizational structures, academic majors and programs, long range planning, and student affairs as well as matters initiated outside of the College that affect the College.

Proposals for new collegiate policies, majors/minors or programs must be presented to the Assembly Council for the consideration of the College Assembly, which will review the broad concept to ensure its fit in the college in terms of its academic viability and efficacy. The College Assembly has the authority to review and recommend the approval, disapproval or revision of any newly proposed policy, major or program.

Jacki Buffington-Vollum* (F), Chair 14-15
Cindy Christian (S) 13-15
Rebecca de Souza (F) 14-16
Sheryl Grana (F) 13-15
Scott Laderman (F) 14-16
Elizabeth Nelson (F) 14-15
Maureen Tobin Stanley (F) 14-16
Students:

CLA Academic Affairs Committee

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This Committee will recommend and oversee policies on curricular matters. It reviews and proposes policies that affect a number of departments or the College as a whole. It reviews course proposals and program proposals, after program concepts have been reviewed by the College Assembly. The committee is an advisory committee to the Dean regarding those proposals and policies, while also providing feedback to authors of proposals.

The Academic Affairs Committee shall consist of one faculty member from each department and may include as many as two students at large. The faculty members of the committee shall be chosen by and from the faculty membership of each department. Vacancies that occur shall be filled by the departments. The Dean or the Dean’s representatives shall serve in an ex-officio capacity.

SOC-ANTH – Sheryl Grana, Chair
AIS – Ed Minnema
COMM – Elizabeth Nelson
ENGL – Rochelle Zuck
FL&L – Maureen Tobin Stanley
GUESS – Laure Charleux
HIST – Gideon Mailer
PHIL – Jeanine Weekes Schroer
POL – Cindy Rugeley
WGSS – Tineke Ritmeester
WRIT – Will Salmon
CLA – Olaf Kuhlke (ex officio)
CLA Advising – Pam Spencer (ex officio)
Students:


CLA Budget and Planning Committee

The Budget and Planning Committee shall advise the Dean on collegiate budgetary and non-curricular planning matters. The committee shall bring forward its recommendations and consult with the appropriate College Committees and the College Assembly. The committee shall consist of the five faculty members, one staff person and may include one student. Each shall have a term of three years on a rotating basis. The College representatives to the Campus Budget committee, the College staff budgetary officer, and the Dean or Dean’s representative shall serve as non-voting ex-officio members.

Steve Matthews (F), Chair 13-16
David Gore (F) 14-17
Kristen Hylenski (F) 14-17
Mike Mullins (F) 14-17
Debbie Rose (S) 13-16
Mike Sunnafrank (S) 13-16
Susan Maher - Dean - (ex officio)
Olaf Kuhlke - Associate Dean - (ex officio)
Curt Albertson - Administrative Director - (ex officio)
Students:

CLA Research Committee

The Research Committee shall recommend ways of enhancing the research function of the College. The Research Committee shall consist of five faculty members. Each shall have a term of two years on a rotating basis. The Research Committee shall also make recommendations to the Dean for faculty research and grant initiatives, including faculty professional development, creative, and artistry activities. They shall administer the calls for research proposals, review the proposals, and make recommendations to the Dean for funding the research priorities of the College.

Paul Cannan (F), Chair 14-16
Joseph Bauerkemper (F) 13-15
Aparna Katre (F) 14-16
Hilary Kowino (F) 14-16
Maureen Tobin Stanley (F) 13-15

CLA Teaching Committee

The Teaching Committee shall recommend policies to enhance the teaching function of the College. These include nominations for teaching grants and awards. The Teaching Committee shall consist of five faculty members, one staff person, and may include one student. Each shall have a term of two years on a rotating basis.

Avesa Rockwell (F), Co-Chair 13-15
Rochelle Zuck (F), Co-Chair 13-15
Linda Grover (F) 14-16
Gail Mentzel (S) 13-15
Burke Scarbrough (F) 14-16
Barb Titus* (F) 14-15
Students:

CLA Academic Standards and Strategy Committee

The mission of the Academic Standards and Strategy Committee is to recommend and advise the Dean on macro-level issues pertaining to the role of the College of Liberal Arts at the university. These may include policies governing strategic planning, admissions, academic standing, petitions, and grading. The committee shall consist of five faculty members, one staff, and may include one student. The associate dean of CLA shall serve as a non-voting ex-officio member. Each shall have a term of two years on a rotating basis.

Jason Ford (F), Chair 14-15
Evan Brier (F) 14-15
George Hoagland (F) 14-16
Jill Jenson(F) 14-16
Adam Pine* (F) 14-16
Bridget Park* (S) 13-15
Olaf Kuhlke - Associate Dean - (ex officio)
Students:

CLA Technology Advisory Committee

The Technology Committee shall advise the Dean on collegiate technology matters. The committee shall meet to discuss, steer and make technology recommendations on behalf of the students, faculty and staff of the CLA. The committee shall consist of five faculty and one staff member and may include ten appointed students. The faculty/staff members will have a term of two years on a rotating basis. The current CLA Technology director and employees shall serve as non-voting ex-officio members.

Ed Downs (F), Chair 13-15
Mitra Emad (F) 14-16
Steve Graham (F) 13-15
John Hatcher (F) 13-15
Dan Nolan (F) 13-15
Gesa Zinn (F) 14-16
Peter Angelos - Technology Director - (ex officio)
Dan Lackore - Technology Professional - (ex officio)
Students:

CLA UROP Committee
Olaf Kuhlke, Chair
Joshua Bernstein
Hairong Feng

Campus Committees

Faculty Council:
Evan Brier 14-17
Steve Matthews 13-16
Teacher & Learning:
Weiqing Zhang* 14-15
Burke Scarbrough* 14-15
Planning & Budget:
Michael Sunnafrank 13-16
John Hamlin 14-17
Liberal Education:
Krista Twu 13-16
Kristen Hylenski 13-16
Assessment:
Rebecca de Souza 13-16
Joseph Bauerkemper 14-17
Athletics:
Rob Weidner 13-16
Research & Scholarship:
Jill Doerfler 13-16
IT & Library:
John Hatcher 13-16
Physical Facilities:
Will Salmon 13-15

Key:
*Replacement
F- Faculty
S - Staff

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