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Claremont McKenna College    
  Dec 15, 2017
2017-2018 Catalog

Committees of the Faculty and Board of Trustees

Faculty Committees

The President and the Dean of the Faculty are ex-officio members of all faculty committees. Tenured (or tenure-track) faculty with administrative appointments are listed as faculty. Ex-officio members of the administration are listed as staff. Several committees have elected members and student members that will be added later.

Standing Committees of the Faculty

Standing committees are constituted by action of the faculty, report to the faculty, make recommendations for faculty action, make recommendations to the College administration on academic issues, and must have a majority of their membership drawn from the faculty. They may be chaired by the President, one of the academic deans, or members of the faculty.

  • Academic Standards Committee
    Faculty: Cook, de la Durantaye, Ganguly, Nadon, Scalmanini, Valenza (chair), and Wenzel
    Staff: Basso, DeVeres, Morgan, Skinner, and Uvin
  • Administration Committee
    Faculty: Burton, Camp, Huber, Landsberg, Rentz, Stergiopoulos, Umanath, Velji, Venit-Shelton, and Warner (chair)
    Staff: Chodosh and Uvin
  • Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee (APT)
    Faculty: Aksoy, Appel, Blitz, Chung-Kim, Cody, Frangieh, Hurley, Hwang, Locke, Michon, Morrison, C. Shelton, Velazco, von Hallberg, N. Williams, and Yu
    Staff: Chodosh, Guimond, and Uvin
  • Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Executive Committee (APT/EC)
    Faculty: Helland, Kao, Krauss, Petropoulos, Thomas, and Wiley
    Staff: Guimond and Uvin
  • Curriculum Committee
    Faculty: Busch, Costanzo, Doyle, Frangieh, Gilbert, Huber, Hughson, Lobis, Obdrzalek, Selig, Sofia, and Tumey
    Staff: Basso, Chodosh, Huang, Martin, Morgan, Skinner (chair), and Uvin
    Students: Nguyen and Raguz
  • Faculty Research Committee
    Faculty: Antecol, Appel, Kind, and Nelson
    Staff: Chodosh, Levin, and Uvin

College Committees

College committees are constituted by the administration or as a result of initiatives of the faculty. They make policy recommendations outside the areas of academic issues and faculty personnel issues to either the administration, the faculty, or both.

  • Admission and Financial Aid Committee
    Faculty: Camp, Fukshansky, Hamburg, Kim, Magilke, Rajczi, Sanii, Valdesolo, and von Hallberg
    Staff: Huang and Uvin
    Students: Fontenot and Peltola
  • Athenaeum Advisory Committee
    Faculty: Bjerk, Courser, Obdrzalek, Reed, Taw, and Valencia
    Staff: Edwards, Junnar, and Uvin
    Students: Lilles, Malas, Elliott, Joseph, Hansen, and Whitaker
  • Committee on Academic Computing
    Faculty: Fernholz, Harris, Kao, Lincoln, and Tocoian
    Staff: Humes
    Students: Chakmack and McCarthy
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB)
    Faculty: Bessette, Charlop, Evans, McFarlane, and Meulbroek
    Staff: Haller
  • National Awards Committee
    Faculty: Cody, Farrell, Fernholz, Nichols, Pitney, Taw, and Umanath
    Staff: Davidson and Mallory
  • Off-Campus Study Committee
    Faculty: Aitel, Koch, McFarlane, Park, and Rentz
    Staff: Basso, Mallory, and Morgan
    Students: Granados and Sazegar

Special Committees

Special committees are constituted by the administration to provide advice and counsel for various policy areas on an ongoing basis.

  • CMC Magazine Editorial Board
    Faculty: Finley and Lynch
    Staff: TBA
  • Conduct Board
    Faculty: Bjerk, Blitz, Cook, Costanzo, A. Martin, Purvis-Roberts, Sweeney, and Taylor
    Staff: Huang and Basso
    Students: Chong, Daifotis, Greenberg, Healy, and Jorgensen
  • Diversity Committee
    Faculty: Flory, Geismer, Hwang, Park, and Shields
    Staff: Gray, DeVeres, Greer, and Skinner
  • Environmental Concerns Committee
    Faculty: Grant, Kanaya, and Licoln
    Staff: Eppinger (chair)
    Students: Becker and Tully
  • IR Committee
    Faculty: TBA
    Staff: Levin
  • Library Committee
    Faculty: Rose
  • ROTC Advisory Committee
    Faculty: Doyle
    Staff: Basso
  • Safety Committee
    Faculty: Doyle
    Staff: Gale (chair)
    Student: TBA
  • Senior Staff
    Staff: Aspinall, Basso, Bibbens, Chodosh, DeVeres, Faranda, Floyd, Huang, Humes, Levin, Skinner, Stevens, and Uvin
  • Student Recruitment Committee
    Faculty:  Finley, Flory, Gilbert, Harris, Huber, Hurley,  Leconte, Lobis, Pears, Sarzynski, Sinha, and Valencia
    Staff: Fritz and Sandoval-Dancs

Intercollegiate Committees

CMC faculty and staff members of Intercollegiate Committees are:

  • Academic Deans Committee
  • Admission Officers Committee
  • Business and Financial Affairs Committee
  • Chaplain’s Advisory Board
  • Council of The Claremont Colleges
  • College Advancement Committee
  • Faculty Athletic Representative
  • Information Technology Committee
  • Joint Physical Education Appointment, Reappointment, and Promotion Committee
    Locke and Petropoulos
  • Keck Science Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee
    Faculty: Costanzo and Rossum
    Staff: Uvin
  • Registrars Committee
  • Student Deans Committee

Advisory Committees

Advisory committees are constituted by the Administration as needed for ad hoc purposes as issues arise needing special attention. They are intended to study an issue, provide advice and recommendations, and then cease operations.

  • CMC Activities Committee (CMAC)
    Faculty: Doan, Harris, and Vossmeyer
    Staff: Saliba (chair), Busiel, Collins, Gale, Gray, Lee, Pelen, Welker, and Worsell
  • Exceptional Service Committee
    Faculty: Day
    Staff: Rutter (chair)
  • Assessment Committee
    Faculty: Gilbert, Humes (chair), Keil, Levin, Lynch, and Ozbeklik
    Staff: Graves, Morgan

Committees of the Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees committees provide for faculty and student input by means of membership on various committees, subcommittees, and ad hoc committees. Voting is limited to trustees. Faculty members of Board committees are listed as faculty. Tenured (or tenure-track) faculty with administrative appointments who provide staff support are listed as staff.

  • Academic Affairs Committee
    Trustees: McElwee (chair), Podlich (vice chair), Kuhl (vice chair), Elbaz, Hetz, Hinckley, Isaacson, Leppert, Li, McGann, Meinhardt, Mullen, Murty, Neff, Peterson, Prager, Ramsey, Records, Remy, and Soll
    Faculty: Antecol, Ascher, Reed, and Thomson
    Staff: Guimond, Humes, Levin, Skinner, Sofia, and Uvin
    Students: Muller and Rainsford
  • Audit and Compliance Committee
    Trustees: Neff (chair), Bemowski, Elbaz, Grisolano, Hetz, Kuhl (vice-chair), Soll, and Valach
    Staff: Alonzo, Aspinall, Bibbens, Floyd, and Watkins
  • Board Affairs Committee
    Trustees: Hetz (chair), Walker (vice chair), Barker, Brown, Chodosh, Crown, Dreier, Grisolano, Klein, Larson, McElwee, McMahon, Mgrublian, Nakasone, and Novack
    Staff: Bartlett, Bibbens, and Stevens
  • Campus Planning and Facilities Committee
    Trustees: Novack (co-chair), Valach (vice chair), Crown (co-chair), Day, Grisolano, Mullen, Murty, Podlich, Records, Remy, Wagener, and Walker
    Faculty: Landsberg and Magilke
    Staff: Aspinall, Bibbens, Eppinger, Marino, and Uvin
    Students: Hao and Weiss
  • College Advancement Committee
    Trustees: Wagener (chair), Bemowski (vice chair), Eggert (vice chair), Boswell, Crown, Dreier, Grisolano, Hogan, Klein, Larson, Lulejian Klein, Matteson King, and Witt
    Faculty: Evans and Pei
    Staff: Bartlett, Rutter, and Stevens
    Students: Elliott and Wolfe
  • Executive Committee
    Trustees: Mgrublian (chair), McMahon (vice chair), Barker (vice chair), Brown, Chodosh, Crown, Day, Dreier, Grisolano, Hetz, Klein, Kuhl, Larson, McElwee, Nakasone, Neff, Novack, Peterson, Podlich, Russell, Wagener, and Walker
    Staff: Bibbens
  • Finance Committee
    Trustees: Russell (chair), Prager (vice chair), Valach (vice chair), Eggert, Hinckley, Matteson King, Mullen, Novack, Podlich,and Walker
    Faculty: Batta and Raviv
    Staff: Alonzo, Aspinall, Floyd, Uvin, and Watkins
  • Investment Committee
    Trustees: Brown (co-chair), Larson (co-chair), Barker, Day, McElwee, McMahon, Records, Russell, and Walker
    Staff: Aspinall, Denny, Floyd, Rotolo, and Watkins
  • Student Affairs Committee
    Trustees: Klein (chair), Peterson (vice chair), Bemowski, Boswell, Dreier, Eggert, Elbaz, Hogan, Isaacson, Kuhl, Leppert, Li, Lulejian Klein, Matteson King, McGann, Meinhardt, Nakasone, Ramsey, Soll, and Witt
    Faculty: Pears, Selig, Valdesolo, and Wenzel
    Staff: Basso, DeVeres, Graves, Huang, Keller, Sandoval-Dancs, and Skinner
    Students: Baffour, Cobb, Elliott, Hollimon, Malas, and Peterson