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

Advisory to Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost

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)

      Committee Members

      John Wilkin, Dean of Libraries and University Librarian, Chair
      Matthew Ando, Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics
      Jeff Brown, Dean, College of Business
      Clare Crowston, Professor and Chair, Department of History
      Barb Geissler, Executive Assistant Dean, College of Education
      Michael LeRoy, Professor of Labor and Employment Relations, Chair, Senate Budget Committee
      Klara Nahrstedt, Professor of Computer Science, Director, Coordinated Science Laboratory
      Paul Ellinger, Vice Provost for Budget and Resource Planning, ex-officio
      Jamelle Sharpe, Professor of Law, Provost’s Fellow, ex-officio

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

      Coming soon.

Capital Planning

        • Facilities and Services Advisory Committee
          This committee functions in an advisory capacity for the purpose of ensuring that the assigned missions, functions and tasks of the F&S organization and the delivery of respective products and services are consistent with the priorities of the university.
        • Instructional Space Advisory Committee
          This committee provides advice on instructional space utilization at the Urbana campus.


        • CCAA (Committee on Access and Accommodations)

          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)

          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

        • CORE (Committee on Race and Ethnicity)

          Charge Letter 2016-17 (PDF)Committee Members:

          Ronald Bailey, Chair
          Vacant, Vide 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

        • DRIVE (Diversity Realized at Illinois by Visioning Excellence)

          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)

          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

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

          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)

          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

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

          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)

          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

Faculty Affairs and Academic Policies

        • Academic Program Review Council

          This 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.

          Charge Letter 2016-17 (PDF)

          Committee Members

          Scott Althaus, Chair
          Sarita Adve
          Jim Dalling
          Rochelle Gutierrez
          Alan Mette
          Hong Li
          Silvina Montrul
          Shelly Nickols
          George Pennacchi
          Kim Shinew
          Pamela Wilkins
          Abbas Benmamoun, ex-officio
          Staci Provezis, ex-officio

        • 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.
        • Named Faculty Appointment Committee
          This committee is responsible for all nominations to campus-wide chairs, for providing advice on policies governing such appointments, and or reviewing proposed appointments to chairs and professorships held by the colleges and departments.
        • Off-Cycle Campus Committee on Promotion and Tenure
          Coming soon.


Undergraduate Education and Innovation

          • 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)

            Committee Members

            Lisa Hinchliffe, Library – co-chair
            Staci Provezis, Provost’s Office – 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, Student Affairs, Tracy Tolliver, Technology Services

          • Chancellor’s Senior Survey Committee
            Coming soon.
          • 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.


            Wynne Korr, School of Social Work, Chair
            Anna Dilger, ACES
            Kim Graber, AHS
            Xiaoling (Clare) Chen, BUS*
            Jessica Li, EDU
            Erhan Kudeki, ENGR
            Louis Bergonzi, FAA
            Daniel Newman, LER
            Stephen Altaner, LAS
            Colleen Murphy, LAW
            Linda C. Smith, LIS
            Ann Reisner, Media*
            Dawn Morin, VetMed
            Phyllis Baker, Student Affairs
            Isabel Molina, Media*
            Eric Meyer, Senate
            George Gollin, General Education Board
            Spencer Haydary, Undergraduate Student
            Kirstin Phelps, Graduate Student
            Michel Bellini, CITL
            Staci Provezis, Office of Provost, ex officio

            Working Group

            Jenny Amos, ENGR
            Michel Bellini, CITL
            Rajat Chadha, CITL
            Hannah Choi, CITL
            Denice Hood, EDU
            Faye Lesht, CITL
            Julia Makela, Student Affairs
            Staci Provezis, Office of the Provost
            Collin Ruud, BUS
            Linda C. Smith, LIS
            Min Zhan, Social Work

          • Council of Undergraduate Deans
            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 review and recertifies all courses approved for general education credit.

            Charge Letter 2016-17 (PDF)

            Committee Members

            Craig Zilles, Chair
            Antony Augoustakis
            Karen Carney
            Kate Clancy
            Susan Curtis
            Lee DeVille
            George Gollin
            David Hays
            Chris Higgins
            Harrison Kim
            Soo Lee
            Jonathan Keeble
            Julian Parrott
            Stephen Peters
            Rebecca Sandefur
            Meagan Schaffer, undergraduate student
            James Swigart, graduate student
            Casey Waler, undergraduate student
            Jon Welty-Peachey
            Kathy Martensen, ex-officio

          • 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.


To view archived materials from past committees on Box, click here. (need link)