2020-2021 Catalog 
    Sep 22, 2020  
2020-2021 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: Busch, Cannon, Clark, Helland, Morrison, Valenza (chair), and Van Arnam
    Staff: Graves, Morgan, Wiley, and Uvin
  • Administration Committee
    Faculty: Antecol, Basu, Batta, Flory, Izbicki, Michon, Nichols, Pei, Taw, and von Hallberg
    Staff: Chodosh and Uvin
  • Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee (APT)
    Faculty: Bjerk, Cook, Espinosa, Evans, Faggen, Ferguson, Frangieh, Gilbert, Kind, Nelson, Nichols, Rajczi, Ascher (Fall 2020)/Sinha (Spring 2021), Thomson, Valencia, and Williams, B.
    Staff: Chodosh, Guimond, and Uvin
  • Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Executive Committee (APT/EC)
    Faculty: Aksoy, Hamburg, Ganguly, Lobis, Reed, and Rose
    Staff: Guimond and Uvin
  • Curriculum Committee
    Faculty: Cook, de la Durantaye, Espinosa, Frangieh, Hayden, Livesay, Martin, Nelson, Pei, Perkins Jasper, Sofia, and Yu
    Staff: Basso, Martin, Morgan, Wiley (chair), and Uvin
    Students: Centeno and Waites
  • Faculty Research Committee
    Faculty: Burdekin, Lower (Fall 2020)/Sinha (Spring 2021), Nelson, and Schroeder
    Staff: Levin
  • Writing Committee
    Faculty: Crockett, Kanaya, Rentz (chair), Velji, and Wong
    Staff: Wiley

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: Appel, Fukshansky, Gilbert, Hurley, Perkins Jasper, Kim, Magilke (chair), Schmitz, Umanath, Venit-Shelton, and Warner
    Staff: Sandoval-Dancs and Wiley
    Students: Norwood and Ornelas
  • Athenaeum Advisory Committee
    Faculty: Bou Nassif, Cole, Purvis-Roberts, Selig (chair), and Shields
    Staff: Edwards, Junnar, and Uvin
    Students: Dvorkin, Luce, Wang, Warmouth, and Athenaeum Fellows
  • Committee on Academic Computing
    Faculty: Delventhal, Finley, Gillen, Harris, and Kao
    Staff: Humes and Peterson
    Students: Pei and Thieroff
  • Global Education Committee
    Faculty: Ascher, Costanzo, Koch, Madison, Purvis-Roberts, and Shelton, M.
    Staff: Basso, Mallory, and Morgan
    Students: Arora, Chamberlain, and Donine
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB)
    Faculty: Bessette (Spring 2021)/Kao (Fall 2020), Locke, Riggio (chair), Schaller, and Smith, J.
    Staff: Haller
  • National Awards Committee
    Faculty: Ascher, Cody, Edwalds-Gilbert, Gillen, Pitney, Sarzynski, and Umanath
    Staff: Davidson and Mallory

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: Under Review
    Staff: TBD
  • Conduct Board
    Faculty: Burton, Costanzo, Filson, Miller, Obdrzalek, Raviv, Schmitz, and Velazco
    Staff: Graves
    Students: TBD
  • Diversity Committee
    Faculty: TBD
    Staff: Gray, DeVeres, Greer, Levin, and Wiley
    Students: TBD
  • Environmental Concerns Committee
    Faculty: Under Review
    Staff: Eppinger (chair)
  • IR Committee
    Faculty: TBD
    Staff: Levin
  • Faculty Library Advisory Committee
    Faculty: Lobis
  • ROTC Advisory Committee
    Faculty: Hayden
    Staff: Graves
  • Safety Committee
    Faculty: Under Review
    Staff: Gale (chair)
    Student: TBD
  • Senior Staff
    Staff: Basso, Bibbens, Chodosh, Faranda, Floyd, Humes, Levin, Sandoval-Dancs, Stevens, Uvin, and Wiley
  • Student Recruitment Committee
    Faculty: Faggen, Fernholz, Finley, Harris, Huber, Park, A., Taw, Toole, Velazco, Velji, and Wenzel
    Staff: Fritz and Sandoval-Dancs

Intercollegiate Committees

CMC faculty and staff members of Intercollegiate Committees are:

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.

  • Assessment Committee
    Faculty: Crockett, Day, Doan, Humes (chair), Lynch, and Ozbeklik
    Staff: Graves, Haller, Morgan, and Wiley
  • CMC Activities Committee (CMAC)
    Faculty: TBA
    Staff: Milev (chair), Busiel, Collins, Gale, Gray, Lee, Pelen, Welker, and Worsell
  • Exceptional Service Committee
    Faculty: TBA
    Staff: Rutter (chair)

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), Peterson (vice chair), Daniels (vice chair), Altman (alumni), Elbaz, Hetz, Hinckley, Isaacson, Larson, Lerner Miller, Li, McGann, McGee Brown, Meinhardt (ex-officio), Murty, Prager, shrewsberry, Soll, and Wright (alumni)
    Life trustee: Lerner
    Faculty: Antecol, Livesay, Rose, and Smith, D.
    Staff: Guimond, Humes, Levin, Sofia, Uvin, and Wiley
    Students: Dawson and Kirsch
  • Audit and Compliance Committee
    Trustees: Elbaz (chair), Soll (vice chair), Bemowski, Grisolano, Hetz, Lerner Miller, McGee Brown, and Valach
    Staff: Alonzo, Bibbens, Floyd, Gardner, Rodgers, and Watkins
  • Board Affairs Committee
    Trustees: Hetz (chair), Grisolano (vice chair), Walker (vice chair), Barker, Chodosh, Crown, Daniels, Dreier, Elbaz, Klein, Larson, McElwee, McMahon, Mgrublian, Nakasone, and Valach
    Staff:  Bibbens and Chamberlain
  • Campus Planning and Facilities Committee
    Trustees: Crown (chair), Romero (vice chair), Valach (vice chair), Bemowski, Eggert, Elbaz, Kurisu, Li, Meinhardt (ex-officio), Murty, Records, and Walker
    Life Trustee: Lowe
    Honorary Trustee: Hickerson
    Faculty: Evans and Wenzel
    Staff: Bibbens, Eppinger, Marino, Rodgers, and Uvin
    Students: Lyons and Kennedy
  • College Advancement Committee
    Trustees: Bemowski (chair), Eggert (vice chair), Wagener (vice chair), Crown, Daniels, Davidson, Dreier, Grisolano, Hetz, Klein, Kurisu, Matteson King, McMahon, Nembhard (alumni), Records, Romero, Russell, and Streator (ex-officio)
    Special Advisor: Nathan
    Life Trustee: Boswell
    Faculty: Park, A. and Thomas
    Staff: Carrillo, Chamberlain, and Rutter
    Students: Bhushan and Bogen
  • Executive Committee
    Trustees: Mgrublian (chair), McMahon (vice chair), Barker (vice chair), Bemowski, Brown, Chodosh, Crown, Daniels, Day, Dreier, Elbaz, Grisolano, Hetz, Klein, Larson, McElwee, Nakasone, Peterson, Russell, Valach, Wagener, and Walker
    Staff: Bibbens
  • Finance Committee
    Trustees: Valach (chair), Prager (vice chair), Russell (vice chair), Daniels, Eggert, Hetz, Hinckley, Matteson King, Murty, Records, Romero, and Shrewsberry
    Special Advisor: Podlich
    Life Trustee: Brown
    Faculty: Grant and Shelton, C.
    Staff: Floyd, Rodgers, Uvin, and Watkins
  • Claremont Investment Fund (CIF)
    Trustees: Russell (chair), Brown, Ferri (HMC), Grover (HMC), Hetz, McMahon, and Mgrublian
    Staff: Denny, Floyd,and Watkins
  • Claremont Invesment Management Company (CIMC)
    Trustees: Larson (co-chair), Brown (co-chair), Barker, Daniels, Day, Ferri (HMC), Grover (HMC), McElwee, McMahon, Records, and Walker
    Staff: Denny, Floyd, and Watkins
  • Student Affairs Committee
    Trustees: Klein (chair), Matteson King (vice chair), Altmann (alumni), Davidson, Dreier, Grisolano, Isaacson, Lerner Miller, McGann, McGee Brown, Nakasone, Nembhard (alumni), Shrewsberry, Soll, Streator (ex-officio), and Wright (alumni)
    Faculty: Espinosa and Koch
    Staff: Basso, Graves, Gray, Keller, Sandoval-Dancs, and Wiley
    Students: Lay, Lin, Uwajeh, and Verjee