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Faculty Committees and Administrative Assignments

2014-2015 Haverford College faculty salary averages and Provost Office budget.

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2015-2016 Academic Year

  • I. Academic Council
    • President: Kimberly Benston
    • Provost: Fran Blase
    • Humanities Representative: Ken Koltun-Fromm
    • Natural Science Representative: Robert Manning
    • Social Science Representative: Jim Krippner
    • Faculty Representative At-Large: Anne Preston
    • Faculty Representative At-Large: Shizhe Huang

    • Natural Science Representative: Casey Londergan
    • Humanities Representative: Deborah Roberts
    • Social Science Representative: Jennifer Lilgendahl
    • Alternate Faculty Representative at Large to Council: Susanna Wing
    • Alternate Faculty Representative at Large to Council: Rachel Hoang

    Appeals Committee
    • Hank Glassman
    • Karin Akerfeldt
    • Bret Mulligan

    Faculty Representatives to the Board of Managers
    • Casey Londergan
    • Laura McGrane
  • II. Standing Committees
    Educational Policy Committee
    • Chair: Philip Meneely
    • Provost: Fran Blase
    • Associate Provost: Richard Freedman
    • Faculty representatives: Koffi Anyinefa, Marilyn Boltz
    • Director of Multicultural Affairs: Theresa Tensuan
    • Dean of the College (Martha Denney) and Designate: Philip Bean
    • Student representatives: Two student representatives TBD
    • Ex Officio: Registrar (Jim Keane)

    Committee on Student Standings and Programs
    • Chair: Ashok Gangadean
    • Faculty representatives: Mark Gould, Shu-wen Wang
    • Dean of the College or designate (Philip Bean) / Dean of Admissions
    • Student representatives: TBA

    College Honors, Fellowships, and Prizes Committee
    • Chair: Steve McGovern
    • Faculty representatives: David Owens, Alex Norquist
    • Dean of the College or designate (Philip Bean)
    • Student representatives: TBA

    Administrative Advisory Committee
    • Chair: Dave Wonnacott
    • Faculty representatives: Saleha Jilani; Joel Yurdin
    • President: Kim Benston
    • Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer: Mitch Wein
    • Associate Vice President for Finance: Michael Casel
    • Budget Director: Deb Fullam
    • Dean of the College: Martha Denney
    • Staff representatives: Marian Carroll and Elizabeth Romano
    • Student representatives: Brian Guggenheimer, Andrew Glaser and Conor Brennan-Burke
    • Interim Provost: Fran Blase
    • Associate Provosts: Rob Fairman; Richard Freedman

    Committee on Admissions (Suspended for 2015-16)

    Faculty Affairs and Planning Committee
    • Chair: Casey Londergan
    • Faculty Representatives: Fran Blase, ex officio, Bret Mulligan, Darin Hayton, Zach Oberfield, Laura McGrane
  • III. Program and Center Directors
    Program Director
    Center for Peace & Global Citizenship Parker Snowe - Executive Director
    Anne Preston - Faculty Director
    John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities Deborah Roberts
    Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center Judy Owen
    Writing Center Kristin Lindgren
    Program Director
    Chinese Language Program Shizhe Huang
    Japanese Language Program Tetsuyo Sato
    Writing Program Debora Sherman
  • IV. Special Faculty Assignments
    Clearness Committee

    Tom Lloyd

    Clerk of the Faculty

    Israel Burshatin

    Council on Sustainability and Social Responsibility

    Chair: Jesse Lytle
    Faculty Representatives: Helen White; Raji Mohan; Jim Krippner
    Staff Representatives: TBD
    Student Representatives: TBD

    Chesick Program

    Jeff Tecosky-Feldman (Chair); Phil Bean; Fran Blase; Richard Freedman; Kelly Wilcox

    Faculty Marshal

    Bruce Partridge

    Faculty Representative to Athletics

    Casey Londergan

    Faculty Representatives – Cases of Sexual and Racial Harassment

    Appointed Faculty: Heidi Jacob; Graciela Michelotti; Tetsuya Sato
    Elected faculty: Kaye Edwards, Karin Akerfeldt

    Faculty Director, Quaker Affairs

    Kathleen Wright (fall only), Kaye Edwards (spring only)

    Faculty Secretary

    Linda Gerstein

    Gest Director

    Naomi Koltun-Fromm

    Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

    Chair: Rob Manning
    Veterinarian: Joanna Fried
    Faculty Reps: Judy Owen
    Faculty Reps (non-scientist): fall: Kathleen Wright: spring: Paulina Ochoa Espejo
    Non-Affiliated Member: John Rossi

    Institutional Biosafety Committee and Laboratory Safety Committee

    Chair: Fran Blase
    Faculty Representatives: Karl Johnson; Kerstin Perez; Hee Sook Kim; Rob Fairman
    Staff representative: Mark Sweeney
    Penn/BMC Rep: TBD

    Institutional Review Board (for research involving human subjects)

    Chair: Ben Le
    Economics Representative: David Owens
    Natural Science representative: Weiwen Miaol
    Athletics Director or Designate: Wendy Smith
    Physician: Joel Lowenthal
    Non-affiliated Member: Joan Capuzzi
    Human Protection Administrator: Robert Fairman
    Federal Grants Officer: Steven Elkin
    Administrator: Marta Bartholomew

    International Committee

    Chair: Donna Mancini
    Faculty Representatives: Linda Gerstein: Bruce Partridge
    Writing Director: Debora Sherman


    Tina Zwarg; Lou Charkoudian; Rob Fairman

    Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Chair

    Maud McInerney

    Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Dean's Chair

    Theresa Tensuan

    Mellon Tri-Co Arabic Language Program Advisory Committee

    Haverford Faculty Representative: Robert Germany
    Bryn Mawr College Faculty Representative: TBD
    Swarthmore College Faculty Representative: TBD

    Multicultural Scholars Program

    Chair: Jeff Tecosky-Feldman
    Faculty Representative: Aurelia Gomez Unamuno

  • V. Ad Hoc Hiring Committees

    Chair: Steve Lindell
    Members:Rachel Hoang; Jon Wilson; Lou Charkoudian


    Chair: Danielle Macbeth
    Members: Zolani Ngwane; Jesse Shipley; Anne McGuire


    Chair: Rob Scarrow
    Members: Desika Narayanan; Bruce Partridge; Maud McInerney

    Visual Studies

    Chair: Israel Burshatin
    Members: Sorelle Friedler; Andrew Friedman; Markus Baenziger

    Bryn Mawr Searches

    English: Steve Finley
    French: David Sedley
    German: Imke Brust; Ulrich Schönherr (ex officio)
    Philosophy: Jerry Miller
    Political Science: Barak Mendelsohn
    Sociology: Matt McKeever
    Computer Science: John (JD) Dougherty

  • VI. Special Student Advisors

    Stephen McGovern


    Rob Scarrow


    Fran Blase; Judy Owen; Jeff Tecosky-Feldman; Jen Lilgendahl

    Vet Medicine

    Abby Schutzman

  • VII. Steering Committees
    Center for Peace and Global Citizenship

    Executive Director: Parker Snowe
    Faculty Director: Anne Preston
    Faculty Representatives: Josh Moses; Paulina Ochoa Espejo

    Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities

    Koshland Director: Deborah Roberts
    Faculty Representatives: Markus Baenziger; Imke Brust; Hank Glassman; Bethel Saler

    Koshland Integrated Natural Science Center

    Director: Judy Owen
    Faculty Representatives: Desika Narayanan; Jeff Tecosky-Feldman
    Staff Rep: Kate Heston
    KINSC Program Coordinator: Marielle Eaton

    Mellon Tri-College Forum

    Chair: Kate Thomas, Bryn Mawr
    Haverford Faculty Representative: Lynne Butler
    Swarthmore Faculty Representative: Grace Ledbetter

    Tri-Co Environmental Studies Steering Committee

    Haverford Chair: Helen White
    Two Faculty Reps: Jon Wilson: Josh Moses

    Tri-Co Digital Humanities Steering Commitee

    Haverford Chair: Richard Freedman
    Faculty reps: Laura McGrane
    Library: Terry Snyder

    IT Policy Working Group

    Faculty Representative: Rob Fairman; Rich Freedman