Members of the Board of Directors are elected by the faculty of humanities to three-year terms. To ensure continuity of governance, each year, two members are replaced. No more than two representatives may belong to a single department or program.
|Name||Title||Term End Date|
|Natalie Bayer||History||Spring 2017|
|Megan Brown||English||Spring 2018|
|Leah Kalmanson||Philosophy and Religion||Spring 2018|
|Keith Summerville||Interim Dean of College of Arts and Sciences||ex-officio|
|Amy Letter||English||Spring 2017|
|Joanna Mosser||Political Science||Spring 2016|
|Eric Saylor||Music||Spring 2016|
Previous Board of Directors Members include:
|Daniel Alexander||Mathematics and Computer Science|
|Jean Carmalt||Law, Politics, and Society|
|Renee Cramer||Law, Politics, and Society|
|Joan Faber McAlister||Rhetoric|
|Maura Lyons||Art and Design|
|Mary McCarthy||Politics and International Relations|
Drake faculty, at any rank, in any department or program in the University, whose work as teachers, scholars, or in academic service significantly involves humanistic inquiry, broadly construed, are eligible to join the Humanities Center Faculty. Those interested in doing so should email firstname.lastname@example.org expressing their wish to join the Humanities Center Faculty.
The Center for the Humanities is staffed by members of the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and of Philosophy and Religion Department, the home department of the current Director. Staff members are responsible for managing budget, disbursals, and acquisitions and advising on day-to-day administrative matters related to the operation of the Center.