2021-2022 Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED 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: Bou Nassif, Clark, Cook (for F21)/Kao (for S22), Gelman, Huber, Obdrzalek (for F21)/Farrell (for S220, Schmitz, Valenza (chair), and Wenzel
    Staff: Graves, Morgan, Wiley, and Antecol
  • Administration Committee
    Faculty: Batta, Branch, Busch, Feitosa, Helland, Park, Taw, Toole, von Hallberg, and Wenzel
    Staff: Chodosh and Antecol
  • Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee (APT)
    Faculty: Aksoy, Appel, Bjerk, Blitz (Fall 2021)/Nichols (Spring 2022), Conger, Faggen, Ferguson, Fukshansky, Garin, Geismer, Gilbert, Hughson, Hwang, Kim, Kreines, Lobis, Rajczi, Sinha, Tang, Valencia, Velji, and Williams, B.
    Staff: Chodosh, Guimond, and Antecol
  • Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Executive Committee (APT/EC)
    Faculty: Aksoy, Appel, Geismer, Hughson, Hwang, and Lobis
    Staff: Guimond and Antecol
  • Assessment Committee
    Faculty: Crockett, Day (chair), Doan, Keil, Koch, Lynch, and Ozbeklik
    Staff: Graves, Haller, Morgan, and Rentz
  • Curriculum Committee
    Faculty: Chung-Kim, Hayden, Libeskind-Hadas, Livesay, Martin, Nelson, Pei, Perkins Jasper, Reed, Sofia, Valencia, Warner, and Yu
    Staff: Basso, Martin, Morgan, Rentz (chair), and Antecol
    Students: Church and Waites
  • Faculty Research Committee
    Faculty: Burdekin, Nelson, Schroeder, and Sinha
    Staff: Levin and Peterson
  • Writing Committee
    Faculty: Cody (chair), Crockett, Kanaya, Locke, and Thomson (for F21)/Van Arnam (for S22)
    Staff: Rentz

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: Cody, Cole, Fukshansky, Gilbert, Hurley, Kim, Magilke (chair), Miller, Perkins Jasper, Schmitz, and Umanath (for F21)
    Staff: Rentz and Sandoval-Dancs
    Students: Hamid and Sanchez
  • Athenaeum Advisory Committee
    Faculty: Cole, Krauss, Madison, Selig (chair), and Thomas
    Staff: Antecol, Edwards, and Junnar
    Students: Dvorkin, Luce, and Pineda. Others TBD.
  • Committee on Academic Computing
    Faculty: Filson, Gelman, Harris (chair), O’Neill, and Vossmeyer (for F21)/Lincoln (for S22)
    Staff: Marino and Peterson
    Students: TBD
  • Global Education Committee
    Faculty: Ascher, Fernholz (for F21)/Aitel (for S22), Purvis-Roberts, Uvin, and Wong (for F21)
    Staff: Basso, Mallory, and Morgan
    Students: Beinkampen and Njei
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB)
    Faculty: Locke, Magilke, Purvis-Roberts, Riggio (chair), and Uvin
    Staff: Haller
  • National Awards Committee
    Faculty: Ascher, Koch, Lower, Pitney, Tang, Umanath (for F21), and Wong (for F21)
    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: Blitz, Burton, Costanzo, Miller, Obdrzalek (for F21)/Kao (for S22), Raviv, Schmitz, and Toole
    Staff: Graves
    Students: TBD
  • Diversity Committee
    Faculty: Cannon, Fahey, Feitosa, Fernholz (for F21)/Flory (for S22), Kao (for S22), Livesay, Madison, Mubirumusoke (for S22), Murchison, Taw, Velazco, and Wenzel (chair)
    Staff: Gray, DeVeres, Greer, Levin, and Rentz
    Students: Gutierrez-Vera, Montgomery, and Siasat
  • 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: Antecol, Basso, Bibbens, Chodosh, Faranda, Floyd, Levin, Rentz, Rodgers, and Sandoval-Dancs
  • Student Recruitment Committee
    Faculty: Bou Nassif, de la Durantaye, Fernholz (for F21)/Lincoln (for S22), Hamburg, Harris, Huber, Johnson, Massoud, Purvis-Roberts, Velazco, and Velji
    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.

  • Faculty Steering Committee for the Presidential Initiative on Anti-Racism and the Black Experience in America
    Faculty: Busch, Espinosa, Ferguson, Livesay (chair), Smith, D., and Umanath (for F21)
    Staff: Gray, Levin, and Poston
  • 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), Hetz (vice chair), Daniels (vice chair-Institutes), Altman (alumni), Dreier, Elbaz, Hinckley, Isaacson, Larson, Li, McGann, Meinhardt (ex-officio), Lerner Miller, Murty, Nembhard (alumni), Peterson, Prager, Romero, Shrewsberry and Soll
    Life trustees: Leppert, Lerner and Podlich
    Faculty: Helland, Krauss, Shields, and Smith, D.
    Staff: Antecol, Levin, Libeskind-Hadas, Morgan, Poston, Rentz, Sofia, and Wiley
    Students: Anywanwu and Bogen
  • Audit and Compliance Committee
    Trustees: Elbaz (chair), Soll (vice chair), Bemowski, Grisolano, Hetz, and Lerner Miller
    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, Matteson King, Klein, Larson, McElwee, McMahon, Mgrublian, Nakasone, Petereson, and Wagener
    Life Trustee: Brown
    Staff:  Bibbens, Chamberlain, and Petropoulos
  • Campus Planning and Facilities Committee
    Trustees: Crown (chair), Romero (vice chair), Valach (vice chair), Bemowski, Eggert, Elbaz, Kurisu, Li, Meinhardt (ex-officio), Murty, Records, Shrewsberry, and Walker
    Life Trustees: Lowe, Novack, and Leppert
    Honorary Trustee: Hickerson
    Faculty: Libeskind-Hadas and Park
    Staff: Bibbens, Burik, and Rodgers
    Students: Thornburg and Warmoth
  • College Advancement Committee
    Trustees: Bemowski (chair), Eggert (vice chair), Wagener (vice chair), Crown, Daniels, Davidson,Grisolano, Heath (ex-officio), Hetz, Klein, Matteson King, Kurisu, McMahon, Nembhard (alumni), Nathan, Ramsey, Records, and Russell
    Life Trustee: Boswell
    Faculty: Dass and Doan
    Staff: Buchanan, Chamberlain, Carrillo, Rutter, and Watts
    Students: Batra and Lin
  • Executive Committee
    Trustees: Mgrublian (chair), McMahon (vice chair- board chair emeritus), Barker (vice chair- board chair emeritus), Bemowski, Chodosh, Crown, Daniels, Day, Dreier, Elbaz, Grisolano, Hetz, Matteson King, Klein, Larson, McElwee, Nakasone, Peterson, Russell, Valach, Wagener, and Walker
    Staff: Bibbens and Petropoulos
  • Finance Committee
    Trustees: Valach (chair), Daniels (vice chair), Prager (vice chair), Russell (vice chair), Crown, Eggert, Hetz, Hinckley, Matteson King, Murty, Records, Romero, and Shrewsberry
    Life Trustees: Brown, Novack and Podlich
    Faculty: Garin and Meulbroek
    Staff: Floyd, Rodgers, Schatz, and Watkins
  • Claremont Investment Fund (CIF)
    Trustees: Russell (chair), Brown, Ferri (HMC), Grover (HMC), Hetz, McMahon, and Mgrublian
    Staff: Denny and Floyd
  • 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 and Floyd
  • Student Affairs Committee
    Trustees: Klein (chair), Matteson King (vice chair), Altmann (alumni), Davidson, Dreier, Grisolano, Isaacson, Lerner Miller, McGann, Nagenda (alumni), Nakasone, Nathan, Nembhard (alumni), Ramsey, and Soll
    Faculty: Cannon and Pears
    Life Trustee: Lerner
    Staff: Basso, Diamond, Graves, Gray, Jasper, Milev, Rentz, and Sandoval-Dancs
    Students: Almendarez, Craigwell, Garcia, and Telebrico