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Arts & Sciences Committees

Arts & Sciences Council

Mondays 3:30-5 p.m. in the Drake Room, Olmsted Center

Fall 2018 Spring 2019
Wednesday, September 5 February 18
September 17 March 25
October 22 April 22
November 19 May 6
December 10  
Members At-Large 
Mark Vitha, CHEM (20) Meredith Luttrell, BIO (19)
Matthew Zwier, CHEM (19)

TBD (19)

Yasmina Madden, ENG (20)

Heidi Slesiter, BIO (20)

Divisional Representatives 
Amahia Mallea, HIST, chair Terrence Pendleton, Math/CS, NS (20)
Curt Caldwell, HIST, HUM/SS (20) Jerry Honts, BIO, NS (19) 
John Graham, THEA, FA (19) Ann Cravero, MUS, FA (20)
Rachel Caufield-Paine, HUM/SS (19)  
Staff Representative  
TBD (20)  
Student Representatives  
-AS senator -FA senator

Arts & Sciences Council Minutes


Arts & Sciences Department Chairs

Tuesdays 2:30-4 p.m. in the Drake Room, Olmsted Center

Fall 2018 Spring 2019
September 4 January 29
September 18 February 12
October 2 February 26
October 23 March 12
October 30 March 26
November 13 April 9
November 27 April 23
 December 11 May 7
Department Chairs   
TBD- Art and Design Tim Urness - Math and Computer Sci
Marc Busch - Biology James Romain - Music 
John Gitua - Chemistry  Brad Crowell- Philosophy & Religion
Nancy Berns - Culture and Society Athan Petridis - Physics and Astronomy 
Megan Brown - English  Dennis Goldford - Political Science
Michael Renner - Environmental Science Brian Sanders - Psychology 
Karen Leroux - History  John Pomeroy - Theatre 
Will Garriot - Law, Politics and Society   
Program Directors   
Charisse Buising - Biochemistry, Cell, Molecular Biology   Tom Westbrook - LEAD
Melisa Klimaszewski - Women's and Gender Studies   Marc Pinheiro-Cadd - World Languages and Cultures
Center and Institute Directors   
TBD- Drake University Science Collaborative Institute Jennifer Harvey - Center for Humanities 

A&S Curriculum Committee-TBD

Meetings Mondays at 3:30 p.m. in Medbury 220.
New course forms or course change forms for review by Curriculum Committee are due one week prior to each meeting.

Fall 2017 Spring 2018
September 12 February 6
October 3 March 6
November 7 April 3
December 5 May 1
Curriculum Committee Members
Jerry Honts- Chair Matthew Zwier, CHEM, NS (19)  
Leslie Marrs, MUS, FA (18)

Sandra Patton-Imani, SCS, SS (19) 

Natalie Bayer, HIST, HUM (18)  

A&S Faculty Cabinet

Meetings TBD in Arts & Sciences Dean’s office

Fall 2018 Spring 2019 (tentative)
September 8 February 2
October 6 March 2
November 3 April 6
December 8 May 10
Faculty Cabinet Members
Amahia Mallea, HIST, Chair  
Christopher Porter, NS (19) Neil Ward, Art, FA (20)
Michael Haedicke, SCS, SS (19) Leah Kalmanson, PHIL/REL, HUM (20)

Promotion and Tenure Committee

Committee Members
Elizabeth Robertson, HUM (19) Dan Alexander, NS (20)  
Benjamin Gardner, FA (20) Clarence Padilla, FA (20)
Maria Valdovinos, NS (19) Matthew Esposito HUM/SS (19)

Faculty Senate

Members At-Large  
Maura Lyons (20) Heidi Sleister (19)
Dan Alexander (19) Jennifer McCrickerd (19)
Renee Cramer-President  
   
   
Divisional Representatives  
Nicholas Roth, FA (20) Godfried Asante, SS (20) 
Elizabeth Robertson, HUM (19) Jerry Honts, NS (19) 

 

Faculty Senate Meeting Schedule


Academic Integrity Committee

Faculty Representatives  Faculty Alternates 
Janet Wirth-Cauchon, SCS, SS (19)    Joan McAlister, SCS, SS (19) 
Lisa West, ENG, HUM (19) David Senchina, BIO, NS (19) 
MuiR Eaton, BIO, NS (19) Beth Younger, ENG, HUM (19) 
James Romain, MUS, FA (18) Rika Uchida, MUS, FA (19) 

Technology Planning Committee

Committee Members
Deb Christensen- Chair  
Milan Sherman, MATH/CS, NS (18) Leslie Marrs, MUS, FA (19)
Ramesh Dhussa, SCS, SS (19)   Dina Smith, ENG, HUM (19)  
Clayton Mitchell, ex-officio Joanna Mosser, ex-officio

Diversity Committee

Faculty and Staff Representatives
Will Garriott-chair  
Amy Letter, ENG, HUM/SS (19) John Graham, THEA, FA (18) 
Alice Fynaardt, Staff (19)  Sofia Turnbull, Staff (18)
Shauna Marvin, BIO, NS (19  
Nancy Reincke, ENG (18), at-large Jill Allen, PSY (18), at-large

Pre-Medical Advisory Committee

Committee Members
Gholam Mirafzal, CHEM, Chair Marc Busch, BIO
Debora Christensen, BIO LaRhee Henderson, CHEM
Cassity Gutierrez, PHARM  

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