Committees

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

Academic Affairs

              • Academic Program Review Council

                The Academic Program Review Council assists with the implementation of the program review process, ensures a high quality ongoing process, and monitors follow-up on the recommended actions resulting from the reviews.

                Academic Program Review Council AY 2016-17 Final Report
                Academic Program Review Council Charge AY 2017-18

                2017-18 Council Members

                Shelly Nickols-Richardson, College of Agricultural, Consumer &Environmental Sciences, Chair
                Sarita Adve, College of Engineering
                Jim Dalling, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
                Rochelle Gutierrez, College of Education
                Allan Mette, College of Fine and Applied Arts
                Silvina Montrul, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
                George Pennacchi, College of Business
                Kim Shinew, College of Applied Health Sciences
                Patrick Vargas, College of Media
                Pamela Wilkins, College of Veterinary Medicine
                Staci Provezis, Office of Provost, ex officio

                Past Members

                Scott Althaus, Chair, Department of Political Science (2014-2017)
                Janet Barrett, School of Music (2013-2016)
                Paul Ellinger, Department of Agriculture and Consumer Economics (2014-2016)
                Poshek Fu, Department of History (2013)
                Hong Li, School of Social Work (2014-2017)
                Edward McAuley, Department of Kinesiology & Community Health (2014-2016)
                Elvira De Mejia, Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition (2013-2015)
                Jeff Moore, Chair, Department of Chemistry (2013-2016)
                Nancy Sottos, Department of Materials Science & Engineering (2013-2015)
                William Trent, Department of Education Policy and Organizational Leadership (2013-2016)
                Mara Wade, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures (2014-2016)
                Jeff Woods, Department of Kinesiology & Community Health (2013-2014)

              • Background Check Committee
                Coming soon.
              • Military Education Council
                Coming soon.
              • Named Faculty Appointments Committee
                Coming soon.

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.

        Campus Promotion & Tenure Charge AY 2017-18

        2017-18 Committee Members

        Amy Ando, College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences, Chair
        Douglas Beck, College of Engineering
        Roy Campbell, College of Engineering
        Jerry Davila, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
        Placid Ferreira, College of Engineering
        David Irwin, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
        Robert Lawless, College of Law
        Joseph Lyding, College of Engineering
        Dede Fairchild Ruggles, College of Fine & Applied Arts
        Elizabeth Stine-Morrow, College of Education
        Monika Stodolska, College of Applied Health Sciences
        Jennifer Teper, University Library
        William Bernhard, Office of the Provost, ex officio

      • 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).

        Off-Cycle Promotion & Tenure Charge AY 2017-18

        2017-18 Committee Members

        Amy Ando, College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences
        Rohit Bhargava, College of Engineering
        Jonathan Freund, College of Engineering
        Craig Gundersen, College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences
        Robert Lawless, College of Law
        Terry Ostler, School of Social Work
        Elizabeth Stine-Morrow, College of 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 Council Members

        John Wilkin, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost
        Vikram Amar, College of Law
        James D. Anderson, College of Education
        Jeffrey Brown, College of Business
        Feng Sheng Hu, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
        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 & 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 Implementation Committee

    The Budgeting Reform Implementation Committee is charged with providing input on recommendations made by previous budget reform-related committees and working groups regarding the implementation of various components of the new budget system, including tuition and other revenue distributions, cost attribution drivers and timing, etc. The committee will also provide recommendations on implementation and monitoring of the budget system. Recommendations will include a three-year transition plan.

    Budgeting Reform Implementation Committee Charge AY 2017-18

    2017-18 Committee Members

    Larry DeBrock, Department of Economics and Finance, Chair
    Amy Edwards, Division of Management Information
    Barb Geissler, College of Education
    Philippe Geubelle, Department of Aerospace Engineering
    Andrea Hoey, Office of the Provost
    Curtis Perry, Department of English
    Paul Redman, College of Fine and Applied Arts
    Suzanne Rinehart, Office of the Provost
    Gene Robinson, Institute for Genomic Biology and Department of Entomology
    Sharee Robinson, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
    Michael Yao, Department of Advertising
    Paul Ellinger, Offices of the Chancellor and Provost, ex officio
    Vicky Gress, Office of the Provost, ex officio

  • Budgeting Reform Steering Committee

    The Budgeting Reform Steering Committee was formed as a result of the work of the Campus Budget Advisory Task Force (CBATF) and the recommendations CBATF made in its final report dated June 2016. The Budgeting Reform Steering Committee was charged during AY 2016-17 with guiding the initiative to reform our approach to budgeting to serve our fundamental goal of excellence in all we do.

    Budgeting Reform Steering Committee Charge 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
    Jamelle Sharpe, College of Law, Provost’s Fellow, ex officio
    Paul Ellinger, Vice Provost for Budget and Resource Planning, ex officio

  • Campus Budget Advisory Task Force (CBATF)

    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. The Budgeting Reform Steering Committee was formed as a result of the work of the Campus Budget Advisory Task Force (CBATF) and the recommendations CBATF made in its final report dated June 2016.

    Campus Budget Advisory Task Force (CBATF) Charge 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.

    Campus Budget Oversight Charge 2017-18

    2017-18 Committee Members

    Shelly Nickols-Richardson, College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences, Chair
    Philippe Geubelle, College of Engineering
    Anne Barger, College of Veterinary Medicine
    Larry DeBrock, College of Business
    Charles Gammie, College of Engineering
    Tom Johnson, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Mary Laskowski, University Library
    Vicki Mahaffey, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Peter Sauer, College of Engineering
    Kim Shinew, College of Applied Health Sciences
    Jonathan Sweedler, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Mike Yao, College of Media
    Paul Ellinger, Office of the Provost, ex officio
    Michael Leroy, School of Labor & Employment Relations, ex officio

  • 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.

    Data Management Committee Charge 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, Office of the Provost
    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.

                    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)

                    CORE Charge 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.

                    DRIVE Charge 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.

                    GEC Charge 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.

                    LGBTQ Charge 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.

    Campus ePortfolio Committee Charge 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 & 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 & 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 Admission of Student Athletes Charge AY 2017-18

    2017-18 Committee Members

    Amy Ledford, Undergraduate Admissions, Facilitator
    Gretchen Adams, Applied Heath Sciences Administration
    Andrew Borst, Undergraduate Admissions
    Rachael Dietkus, School of Social Work
    Julian Parrott, Media Administration
    Umberto Ravaioli, Engineering Administration
    Linda Robbennolt, Fine & Applied Arts Administration
    Kathy Ryan, Education Administration
    Daniel Turner, Campus Center for Advising & Academic Services
    Jewell White, Business Administration
    LAS – TBD
    Marlon Dechausay, Intercollegiate Athletics, ex officio
    Stephanie Wheeler, Disability Resources & Educational Services, ex officio
    Marni Boppart, Kinesiology & Community Health, ex officio

  • 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.

    Uni High Strategic Vision Task Force Charge 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

To view archived materials from past committees on Box, click here.