Committees

The following committees are appointed by and report to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost.

Academic Affairs

Advisory to Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost

  • Campus Awards and Honors Committee
    This committee serves in an advisory role to assist with campus efforts to identify and nominate faculty scholars for prestigious awards and honors.
  • Campus Committee on Promotion and Tenure
    The committee’s charge is to act in an advisory capacity to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost in matters of promotion and tenure for members of the faculty.
  • Off-Cycle Campus Committee on Promotion and Tenure

    The Off-Cycle Campus Committee on Promotion and Tenure acts in an advisory capacity to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost. The committee reviews tenure dossiers of candidates that units are considering for tenured faculty positions or for tenure and/or promotion off-cycle (for retention purposes, for example).

    2017-18 Committee Members

    Amy Ando, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
    Rohit Bhargava, College of Engineering
    Jonathan Freund, College of Engineering
    Craig Gundersen, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
    Robert Lawless, College of Law
    Terry Ostler, School of Social Work
    Elizabeth Stine-Morrow, Education
    Monika Stodolska, College of Applied Health Sciences
    Ann Yeung, College of Fine & Applied Arts
    William Bernhard, Office of the Provost, ex officio

  • Provost’s Council of Deans

    The Provost’s Council of Deans meets regularly to discuss and formulate recommendations to the Provost on university-wide academic strategy, policies, budgeting and communications; to discuss areas of collaboration and synergy among the colleges; and to exchange ideas about leadership and management best practices. The COD is comprised of all deans and other invitees of the Provost, including the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Provost’s Cabinet.

    2017-18 Members

    John Wilkin, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost
    Vikram Amar, College of Law
    James D. Anderson, College of Education (Interim)
    Jeffrey Brown, College of Business
    Martin Camargo, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Interim)
    Andreas Cangellaris, College of Engineering
    Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, College of Media (Interim) and Graduate College
    Peter Constable, College of Veterinary Medicine
    Fritz Drasgow, School of Labor & Employment Relations
    Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell, Applied Health Sciences
    Peter Mortensen, College of Fine + Applied Arts (Interim)
    Kimberlee Kidwell, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
    Wynne Korr, School of Social Work
    King Li, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
    Allen Renear, School of Information Sciences
    William Mischo, University Library (Acting)

    Other Attendees

    William Bernhard, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
    Paul Ellinger, Vice Provost for Budget and Resource Planning
    Vicky Gress, Executive Associate Provost for Budget and Resource Planning
    Mark Henderson, Chief Information Officer
    Reitu Mabokela, Vice Provost for International Affairs and Global Strategies
    Peter Schiffer, Vice Chancellor for Research

  • Provost’s Undergraduate Advisory Board
    Coming soon.

Budget and Resource Planning

          • Budgeting Reform Steering Committee

            This committee is charged with guiding the initiative to reform our approach to budgeting to serve our fundamental goal of excellence in all we do.

            Charge Letter 2016-17 (PDF)

            2016-17 Committee Members

            John Wilkin, Dean of Libraries and University Librarian, Chair
            Matthew Ando, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
            Jeff Brown, Dean, College of Business
            Clare Crowston, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
            Barb Geissler, College of Education
            Michael LeRoy, School of Labor & Employment Relations
            Klara Nahrstedt, College of Engineering
            Paul Ellinger, Vice Provost for Budget and Resource Planning, ex officio
            Jamelle Sharpe, College of Law, Provost’s Fellow, ex officio

            Campus Budget Advisory Task Force (CBATF)

            The Budgeting Reform Steering Committee was formed as a result of the work of the Campus Budget Advisory Task Force (CBATF) and the recommendations made in its final report dated June 2016. Charged in November 2015, CBATF was an advisory body to the Chancellor and Provost, working with the Council of Deans and through shared governance with the Senate. CBATF’s initial focus was on fundamental questions surrounding the campus’s historic budget allocation model, the implications of continued declines in General Revenue Funds, and the size of the campus’s administrative functions.

            Charge Letter 2015-16 (PDF)
            CBATF Mid-year Update (February 2016) (PDF)

            CBATF Final Report (June 2016) (PDF)
            Provost’s Communication to Deans, Directors and Department Heads (July 2016) (PDF)

            2015-16 Task Force Members

            Matt Ando, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Chair
            Fouad Abd El Khalick, College of Education
            Andrew Alleyne, College of Engineering
            Anne Barger, College of Veterinary Medicine
            Clare Crowston, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
            Mitchell Dickey, Student
            Paul Ellinger, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
            John Lockmiller, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
            Melanie Loots, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
            Nolan Miller, College of Business
            Silvina Montrul, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
            Valleri Robinson, College of Fine & Applied Arts
            Kim Shinew, College of Applied Health Sciences
            Linda C. Smith, iSchool
            Mike Yao, College of Media
            Vicky Gress, Office of the Provost, ex officio
            Staci Provezis, Office of the Provost, ex officio

          • Campus Budget Oversight Committee (CBOC)

            The Campus Budget Oversight Committee will take part in discussions about budget, resource allocation, and strategic planning for the academic units of the campus.

          • Data Management Committee

            This committee is charged with assessing university data resources and developing and implementing a plan to enhance university resources for data management.

            Charge Letter 2016-17 (revised) (PDF)

            2016-17 Committee Members

            Amy Edwards, Division of Management Information, Chair
            Kelly Bridgewater, Office of Chief Information Officer
            Jana Diesner, Information Sciences
            Meghan Hazen, Office of the Registrar
            Heidi Imker, Library Research and Publication
            Joanne Kaczmarek, Library Archives
            Melanie Loots, Office of Vice Chancellor for Research
            Suzanne Rinehart, Provost’s Budget Office
            Beth Scheid, Office of Chief Information Officer

          • Deans’ Budget Committee
            Coming soon.
          • Technology Services Rate and Funding Committee

            Coming soon.

Capital Planning

Diversity

              • Committee on Access and Accommodations (CCAA)

                The CCAA is charged with leading the campus effort to develop a comprehensive and actionable diversity strategy that includes attention to recruitment, training, education, research, communication, policy, and governance at campus and unit levels.

                Charge Letter 2016-17 (PDF)

                2016-17 Committee Members

                Julie Hengst, Chair
                Mylinda Grander, Vice Chair
                Keith Hays
                M.T. Hudson
                Kathleen Hug
                JoAnn Jacoby
                Katherine Johnson
                Carl Lewis
                Patricia Malik
                Joe Minarik
                Maureen Mosley Banks
                Timothy Offenstein
                Steve Parksons
                Kathie Pound
                Todd Short
                Jimmy Sellas
                James Shriner
                Heather Wright
                Medra Roberts-Southerland, ex officio

              • Committee on Race and Ethnicity (CORE)

                Charge Letter 2016-17 (PDF)

                2016-17 Committee Members

                Ronald Bailey, Chair
                Vacant, Vice Chair
                Amira Al Mutairi
                Ave Alvarado
                David Chih
                Janice Collins
                Ivanhoe Favila
                Gioconda Guerra Perez
                Laura E. Hamilton
                Jonathan Inda
                Herbert Jones
                M. Lydia Khuri
                Tanisha King-Taylor
                Soo Ah Kwon
                Joycelyn Landrum-Brown
                Leslie Morrow
                Kevin Mumford
                Kimberly Otchere
                Gigi Secuban
                Jamie Singson
                Wallace Southerland, III
                Medra Roberts-Southerland, ex officio

              • Diversity Realized at Illinois by Visioning Excellence (DRIVE)

                The DRIVE Committee is focused on supporting and accelerating department-, school- and college-level efforts to recruit faculty members and postdocs from traditionally underrepresented populations.

                Charge Letter 2016-17 (PDF)

                2016-17 Committee Members

                Wendy Heller, Chair
                Matthew Ando
                Tami Bond
                Ollie Watts Davis
                Nicki Jene Engeseth
                B. Chris Green
                Matthias Perdekamp
                Lois Hoyer
                Aric Rindfleisch
                Jamelle Sharpe
                Linda Smith
                David Tewksbury

              • Enhancing Diversity, Guiding Excellence (EDGE) Council
                Coming soon.
              • Gender Equity Council (GEC)

                The GEC advocates policies, sponsors programs, and monitors progress toward creating a gender-equitable and inclusive climate for faculty at Illinois.

                Charge Letter 2016-17 (PDF)

                2016-17 Committee Members

                Rosa Milagros Gilbertz Santos, Chair
                Jennifer Bernhard
                Robert Hughes
                Cindy Ingold
                Harley Johnson
                Nadya Mason
                Erik McDuffie
                Colleen Murphy
                Maria Ochoa Woods
                Sandra Rodriguez-Zas
                Peter Sauer
                Kelly Tappenden
                Marci Uihlein
                Jaya Yodh
                Medra Roberts-Southerland, ex officio

              • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Concerns (LGBTQ)

                The LGBTQ Committee is charged with building community among the LGBTQ communities, increasing the visibility of the achievements of LGBTQ faculty and academic professionals, assisting in shaping LGBTQ friendly policies to improve the working and learning climate at Illinois and working collaboratively with other diversity committees and stakeholders.

                Charge Letter 2016-17 (PDF)

                2016-17 Committee Members

                Ramona Oswald, Chair
                Alejandro Gomez, Jr., Vice Chair
                Toby Beauchamp
                Johnell Bentz
                Zachary Berent
                Ga Young Chung
                Peter Darch
                Julie Dowling
                Elizabeth Hsiao-Wecksler
                Monica McDermott
                Linda Owens
                Charles Schroeder
                Murillo Soranso
                Eboni Zamani-Gallaher
                Medra Roberts-Southerland, ex officio

Undergraduate Education

                  • Campus ePortfolio Committee

                    This committee is responsible for identifying ways to better communicate about ePortfolios, providing guidance for the creation of resources for this work, outlining the criteria to award top ePortfolios and determining how they will be assessed.

                    Charge Letter 2016-17 (PDF)

                    2016-17 Committee Members

                    Lisa Hinchliffe, Library, Co-chair
                    Staci Provezis, Office of the Provost, Co-chair
                    Robert Baird, CITL
                    Phyllis Baker, LAS & Student Affairs
                    Johnell Bentz, EDU & GCL faculty member
                    Taylor Judd, Media
                    Kate LaBore, CITL
                    Nicole Lamers, LAS
                    Michele Plante, iSchool
                    Joe Post, Grand Challenge Initiative
                    Gayle Spencer, Office of Student Affairs, Tracy Tolliver, Technology Services

                  • Chancellor’s Senior Survey Review Committee

                    This committee focuses on the results and reporting of the Chancellor’s Senior Survey and provides feedback to campus administration.

                    Chancellor’s Senior Survey Review Final Report AY 2016-17
                    Chancellor’s Senior Survey Review Charge AY 2017-18

                    2017-18 Committee Members

                    Robert Wickesberg, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Chair
                    B. Christine Green, College of Applied Health Sciences
                    Julia Makela, Office of Student Affairs
                    Becky Meline, College of Engineering
                    Lisa Monda-Amaya, College of Education
                    Luisa Rosu, I-STEM Education Initiative
                    Maryalice Wu, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning
                    Assata Zerai, Office of the Chancellor
                    Staci Provezis, Office of the Provost, ex officio

                  • Committee on the Admission of Student-Athletes (CASA)
                    The committee is charged to review student-athlete applications requiring special admissions consideration.
                  • Committee on the Use of Facilities
                    Coming soon.
                  • Council for Learning Outcomes Assessment (C-LOA)

                    To promote and guide assessment activities on our campus, the inaugural Provost’s Council for Learning Outcomes Assessment (C-LOA) was created in spring 2016. The role of the Council is to foster a practice of assessment that is ongoing and meaningful to campus units.

                    Council for Learning Outcomes Assessment AY 2016-17 Final Report 6-26-17
                    Council for Learning Outcomes Assessment Charge AY 2017-18

                    2017-18 Council Members

                    Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell, College of Applied Health Sciences, Chair
                    Anna Dilger, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
                    Xiaoling (Clare) Chen, College of Business
                    Jenny Amos, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
                    Luc Paquette, College of Education
                    Matthew West, College of Engineering
                    Linda Robbennolt, College of Fine & Applied Arts
                    Kelly Ritter, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
                    Colleen Murphy, College of Law
                    Ryan Lamare, School of Labor & Employment Relations
                    Linda C. Smith, iSchool
                    Shachar Meron, College of Media
                    Min Zhan, School of Social Work
                    Dawn Morin, College of Veterinary Medicine
                    Jen-chien Yu, University Library
                    Julia Makela, Student Affairs
                    Isabel Molina, Graduate College
                    Eric Meyer, Senate
                    George Gollin, General Education Board
                    TBD, Undergraduate Student
                    Kirsten Phelps, Graduate Student
                    Michel Bellini, Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning
                    Staci Provezis, Office of Provost, ex officio

                  • Council of Undergraduate Deans
                    Coming soon.
                  • Culture Studies Implementation Task Force – Curricular Planning
                    Coming soon.
                  • Culture Studies Implementation Task Force – Student Communication
                    Coming soon.
                  • General Education Board

                    The General Education Board ensures, as much as possible, that general education courses will be valuable intellectual experiences. Responsibilities include defining the categories of general education requirements for the campus, reviewing course proposals, and reviewing and recertifying all courses approved for general education credit.

                    General Education Board Final Report AY 2016-17
                    General Education Board Charge AY 2017-18

                    2017-18 Committee Members

                    Adrian Burgos, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Chair
                    Antony Augoustakis, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (Fall Semester)
                    Kate Clancy, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (Spring Semester)
                    Susan Curtis, College of Business
                    Lee DeVille, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
                    Matt Gilbert, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (Spring Semester)
                    George Gollin, College of Engineering
                    Chris Higgins, College of Education
                    Harrison Kim, College of Engineering
                    Jonathan Keeble, College of Fine & Applied Arts
                    Brenda Lindsey, School of Social Work
                    Stephen Peters, College of Business
                    Kelly Ritter, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
                    Rebecca Sandefur, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
                    Sela Sar, College of Media
                    John Senseney, College of Fine & Applied Arts
                    Dan Shike, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
                    Jon Welty-Peachey, College of Applied Health Sciences
                    TBD, College of Engineering
                    TBD, undergraduate student
                    James Swigart, Graduate Student
                    Casey Walker, Undergraduate Student
                    Kathy Martensen, Office of the Provost, ex officio

                  • MOOC and Online Strategy Advisory Committee (MSAC)
                    Coming soon.
                  • Net Tuition Model Working Group
                    Coming soon.
                  • Online Innovation Advisory Board

                    This board provides a forum for non-residential (online) Illinois students to engage with one another and the campus about issues and needs related to the operation of our online courses and programs.

                    Online Innovation Advisory Board Charge AY 2017-18

                    2017-18 Committee Members

                    Eric J. Ice-Gipson, College of Business, Co-chair
                    Denise O’Brien-Peterson, College of Business, Co-chair
                    Jack Fombelle, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
                    Amy Zengotita, College of Applied Health Sciences
                    Joshua DeVincenzo, College of Education
                    Anila Niaz, College of Education
                    LaVern McCants, College of Education
                    Jamie Makatche, iSchool
                    Francisco Cruz Morales, College of Engineering
                    Kristen Ragusa, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
                    Lauren Murphy, School of Labor & Employment Relations
                    Garrett Pauley, College of Business
                    Henny Wong, School of Labor & Employment Relations
                    Adam Fein, Office of the Provost, ex officio

                  • Online Learning Operations Advisory Board
                    Coming soon.
                  • Study Abroad Administrators Committee (SAAC)
                    This committee has a vital role in the creation and implementation of policies and procedures relating to international student mobility on our campus.
                  • Teaching Advancement Board
                    The Teaching Advancement Board (TAB) encourages excellence and innovation in teaching.
                  • University High School Strategic Vision Task Force

                    “Uni High” is widely recognized as an excellent school and an asset to the campus. In February 2016 this task force was charged with proposing a vision for the role and purpose of Uni High, including a new financial/operating model.

                    Charge Letter 2016-17
                    Uni High Strategic Vision Task Force – Final Report 12-2016

                    2016-17 Committee Members

                    Richard Wheeler, Chair
                    Jeffrey Walkington, Director, University Laboratory High School
                    Elizabeth Majerus, Uni Faculty Representative
                    Sharlene Denos, Uni Faculty Representative
                    Steve Michael, Uni Parent-Faculty Organization Representative
                    Brent McBride, Child Development Lab
                    Amy Ando, Agricultural and Consumer Economics
                    Michaelene Ostrosky, Special Education
                    Timothy Stelzer, Physics
                    Matthew Tomaszewski, Associate Provost for Capital Planning, ex officio
                    Keith Marshall, Interim Associate Provost for Enrollment Management, ex officio

 

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