Faculty Committees 2020-21

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Faculty Handbook Section I-B

1.2.4 Faculty Senate

  • Compensation Subcommittee
  • Nominations Subcommittee

1.2.5 Faculty Review Committee

1.2.6 Curriculum Committee

  • Course Approval Subcommittee (CAPSUB)

1.2.7 Academic Operations Committee (AOC)

1.2.8 Academic Technology Committee (ATC)

1.2.9 Global Engagement Committee (GEC)

1.2.10 Faculty Development Committee (FDC)

1.2.11 Faculty Personnel Committee

  • Third year Review Subcommittee

1.2.12 Academic Affairs Coordinating Council (AACC)

1.2.13 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC)

1.2.14 Special Faculty Assignments

Appointed by the Faculty Senate

  • Faculty Secretary and Assistant Faculty Secretary
  • Faculty Marshals
  • Chair of the Lecture Series
  • Chair of the Artist Series 
  • Faculty Athletics Representative
  • Faculty To Serve on Committees and Subgroups of the Board of Trustees Groups
  • Faculty Representatives to the Benefits Committee
  • Faculty Representatives to the Internal Budget Committee
  • Honor Board
  • Grade Appeals Board
  • Academic Petitions Board
  • Academic Probations Board

Elected by the Faculty

  • Faculty Representatives to the ISLO Assessment Committee

1.2.15 Department Chairs and Program Directors Committee (DCPDC) Membership

1.2.16 Faculty Representative to Administrative Technology Advisory Committee (ATAC)

1.2.17 College Accreditation Committee

Emergency Planning Committee - COVID


NOTE: The information in this Section I-B is a listing of persons elected or appointed to serve on faculty committees and/or special faculty assignments. Information about specific functions and procedures is given in that part of Section I-A designated in each listing. 

Student Representatives listed are appointed by the Student Senate.


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1.2.4 Faculty Senate Membership 2020-21

Faculty Senate Website
faculty-senate@gustavus.edu

  • Brandon Dean (2019-2021) Vice Chair
  • Ursula Lindqvist (2018-2021)
  • Dan Mollner (2018-2021)
  • Ana Adams (2019-2022)
  • Katrina Imison-Mazy (2019-2022)
  • Greg Kaster (2020-2022)
  • Ruth Lin (2019-2022)
  • Mimi Gerstbauer (2020-2023)
  • Sun Hee Lee (2020-2023)
  • Maddalena Marinari (2020-2023)
  • Dwight Stoll (2020-2023) Chair
  • Esther Wang (2020-2023)
    • Non-voting ex officio: President Rebecca M. Bergman
    • Non-voting ex officio: Provost Brenda Kelly
    • Non-voting ex officio: Faculty Secretary Mark Braun (2020-2023)

Subcommittees

Compensation Committee Membership

Compensation Committee Website
faculty-compensation-com@gustavus.edu

  • Casey Elledge (2017-2021)
  • Vita Faychuk (2018-2022)
  • Tom LoFaro (2019-2023)
  • Open (2020-2024)

Nominations Committee Membership

  • Brandon Dean, Convener
  • Ana Adams
  • Ursula Lindqvist
  • Dan Mollner
  • Dwight Stoll
  • Open

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1.2.5 Faculty Review Committee Membership 2020-21

Regular Members:

  • Casey Elledge (2018-2021)
  • Matt Panciera (2020–2022)
  • Kjerstin Moody (2020–2023)

Alternate Member: Priscilla Briggs (2018-2021)


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1.2.6 Curriculum Committee Membership 2020-21

Curriculum Committee Website
cc-com@gustavus.edu

  • Education Division: Mary Westby (2020–23)
  • Fine Arts Division: Open (2020-2023)
  • Humanities Division: Open (2020-2023)
  • Natural Sciences and Math: Jeff Ford (2019-2022)
  • Social Science Division: Jeff Owen (2018–21)
  • At Large: Hayley Russell (2018-2021)
  • At Large: Kate Knutson (2019-2022) Chair
  • At Large: Sharon Marquart (2020–2023)
  • At Large: Anna Versluis (2020–2023)
  • Student representative: Wyatt Gillette ‘21
  • Student representative: Mustafa Abuhamdeh ‘22
  • Student representative: Kelsey Walock ‘23 
  • Voting ex officio: Provost Brenda Kelly or designee
    • Non-voting ex officio: Registrar: Kristianne Westphal / Assistant Registrar: Mary Gunderson
    • Non-voting ex officio: Library Chair: Michelle Twait 
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of General Education: Dean Elizabeth Kubek
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of January Term: Dean Valerie Banschbach
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Three Crowns Curriculum: Blake Couey
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of the Center for International and Cultural Education: Bryan Messerly
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Writing Across the Curriculum: Becky Fremo
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of First Term Seminar: Lauren Hecht
    • Non-voting ex officio: College Assessment Director: Sarah Ruble
Subcommittees
Course Approval Subcommittee (CAPSUB) Membership

capsub@gustavus.edu

  • Education Division: Open (2020-2022)
  • Fine Arts Division: Matthew Rightmire (2020-2022)
  • Humanities Division: Open (2020-2023)
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division: Laura Burrack (2018-2021)
  • Social Science Division: Open (2020-2023)
  • Student representative: Lillie Ortloff ‘22 
  • CAPSUB Chair, Elected member of the Curriculum Committee: Jeff Owen Chair
  • Voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Brenda Kelly
    • Non-voting ex officio: Curriculum Committee Chair: Kate Knutson
    • Non-voting ex officio: Registrar: Kristi Westphal
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of General Education: Dean Elizabeth Kubek
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of January Term: Dean Valerie Banschbach
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Three Crowns Curriculum: Blake Couey
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Writing Program: Becky Fremo
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of First Term Seminar: Lauren Hecht
    • Non-voting ex officio: Library faculty representative: Michelle Twait 

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1.2.7 Academic Operations Committee (AOC) Membership 2020-21

Academic Operations Committee (AOC) Website
faculty-aoc-com@gustavus.edu

  • Josh Brown (2018-2021)
  • Heidi Meyer (2018-2021)
  • Lucie Holmgreen (2019-2022) Chair
  • Mary McHugh (2020–2023)
  • Karrin Meffert–Nelson (2020–2023)
  • Student representative: Justin Schriever ‘23
  • Student representative: Paige Patterson ‘21
    • Non-voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Dean Elizabeth Kubek
    • Non-voting ex officio: Dean of Students or designee: Megan Ruble
    • Non-voting ex officio: Registrar: Kristianne Westphal
    • Non-voting ex officio: Library Chair: Michelle Twait
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Athletics: Kari Eckheart
    • Non-voting ex officio: Executive Director of Career Development or designee: Julie Rudolf
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Academic Support Center or designee: Thomas McHugh

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1.2.8 Academic Technology Committee (ATC) Membership 2020-21

Academic Technology Committee (ATC) Website
faculty-atc-com@gustavus.edu

  • Education Division: Michelle Twait (2018-2021)
  • Fine Arts Division: Open (2020-2023)
  • Humanities Division: Samuel Kessler (2019-2022)
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division: Jessie Petricka (2018-2021)
  • Social Science Division: Patrick Heath (2020-2023) 
  • Student representative: Abigail Doran ‘23
  • Student representative: Open
  • Voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Dean Elizabeth Kubek
  • Voting ex officio: Library Chair or designee: Michelle Twait
  • Voting ex officio: Associate Director of Instructional Services: Marni Dunning

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1.2.9 Global Engagement Committee (GEC) Membership 2020-21

Global Engagement Committee (GEC) Website
faculty-gec-com@gustavus.edu

  • Steve Mellema (2020–2022)
  • Suzanne Wilson (2020–2022)
  • Marco Cabrera Geserick (2020–2023)
  • Micah Maatman (2020–2023)
  • Lynnea Myers (2020–2023)
  • Student representative: Quincy Yangh ‘21
  • Student representative: Alyssa Hegde ‘22
    • Non-voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Dean Valerie Banschbach
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of January Term or designee: Dean Valerie Banschbach
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Center for International and Cultural Education or designee: Bryan Messerly 
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Inclusive Excellence or designee: Tom Flunker

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1.2.10 Faculty Development Committee (FDC) Membership 2020-21

faculty-dev-com@gustavus.edu

  • Betsy Byers (2018-2021)
  • Mary Gaebler (2019-2022)
  • Sarah Wolter (2019-2022) Chair
  • Lynnea Myers (2020–2023)
  • Matt Rasmussen (2020–2023)
    • Non-voting ex officio: President Rebecca M. Bergman
    • Non-voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Provost Brenda Kelly
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Research and Sponsored Programs: Sarah Bridges
    • Non-voting ex officio: Kendall Center Director Matthew Panciera

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1.2.11 Faculty Personnel Committee (PC) Membership 2020-21

Faculty Personnel Committee (PC) Website
faculty-personnel-com@gustavus.edu

  • Michele Rusinko (2019-2021)
  • Philip Voight (2018-2021)
  • Jennifer Ackil (2019-2022) Chair
  • Kathy Lund Dean (2019-2022)
  • Valerie Walker (2019-2022)
  • Scott Bur (2020–2023)
  • Patricia English-Schneider (2019-2023)
  • Jeff Jeremiason (2020–2023)
  • Barbara Zust (2020–2023)
    • Non-voting ex officio: President Rebecca M. Bergman
    • Non-voting ex officio: Provost Brenda Kelly

Subcommittee

Third-Year Review Subcommittee Membership
tyr-sub@gustavus.edu
  • Thia Cooper (2019-2022)
  • Bonnie Reimann (2019-2022) Chair
  • Brandon Dean (2020–2023)
  • Anna Hulseberg (2020–2023)
  • Greg Kaster (2020–2023)
  • Open (2020-2023)

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1.2.12 Academic Affairs Coordinating Council (AACC) Membership 2019-2020

faculty-academic-affairs-com@gustavus.edu

  • Chair of Academic Operations Committee: Lucie Holmgreen
  • Chair of Academic Technology Committee: Open
  • Chair of Curriculum Committee: Kate Knutson
  • Chair of Department Chairs and Program Directors Committee: Open
  • Chair of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee: Marie Walker
  • Chair of Faculty Senate: Dwight Stoll
  • Chair of Faculty Development Committee: Sarah Wolter
  • Chair of Global Engagement Committee: Open
    • Non-voting ex officio: President Rebecca Bergman
    • Non-voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Provost Brenda Kelly
    • Non-voting ex officio: Associate Provost or designee: Dean Elizabeth Kubek
    • Non-voting ex officio: Associate Provost or designee: Dean Valerie Banschbach
    • Non-voting ex officio: Dean of Students or designee: JoNes VanHecke

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1.2.13 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC) 2020-21

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (DEIC) Website
DEIC-com@gustavus.edu

  • Education Division: Aaron Banks (2020–23)
  • Fine Arts Division: Open (2020-2023)
  • Humanities Division: Maria Kalbermatten (2020–23)
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division: Open (2020-2022)
  • Social Science Division: Marie Walker (2020–23) Chair
  • At Large: Amy Seham (2018-2021)
  • At Large: Yumiko Oshima-Ryan (2019-2022)
  • Student representative: Charlotte Lim ‘21
  • Student representative: Amanda Braun ‘21
    • Non-voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Dean Valerie Banschbach
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Human Resources or designee: Kathi Tunheim
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Inclusive Excellence or designee: Janet Jennings
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Center for International and Cultural Education or designee: Jeff Anderson
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Kendall Center for Engaged Learning or designee: Margaret Bloch Qazi

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1.2.14 Special Faculty Assignments 2020-21

Appointed by Faculty Senate 

  • Faculty Secretary: Mark Braun (2020-23)
  • Faculty Marshal: Richard Leitch (2018-2021)
  • Assistant Faculty Marshal: Lucie Holmgreen (2019-2022)
  • Chair of Lecture Series: Michele Rusinko (2019-2021)
  • Chair of Artist Series: Patricia Snapp (2019-2022)
  • Faculty Athletics Representative: Jeff Owen (2018-2021)

Faculty to Serve on Committees and Subgroups of the Board of Trustees Groups

Note: Appointments run for one year, July through June

Academic Affairs Committee

  • Faculty Senate Representative: Open
  • Curriculum Committee Representative: Open
  • DCPDC Representative: Pamela Conners (2019-2022)
  • Student Representative: Hailey Concepcion ‘21
  • Student Representative: Sienna Wiebusch ‘22
    • Non-voting ex officio: Faculty Senate Chair: Dwight Stoll
    • Non-voting ex officio: Faculty Senate Vice Chair: Brandon Dean
 
 
Advancement Committee
  • Faculty Senate Representative: Open
  • At large: Lisa Heldke (2020–23)

Budget Committee

  • Internal Budget Committee Representative: Mark Kruger (2019-2022)


Enrollment Management Committee

  • Faculty Senate Representative: Ursula Lindqvist (2018-2021)
  • At large: Jessie Petricka (2019-2022)
 

Marketing and Communication Committee
  • Faculty Senate Representative: Open
  • At Large: Steve Mellema (2020-2023)
 

Student Life Committee
  • Faculty Senate Representative: Dan Mollner (2018-2021)
  • At Large: Open

Faculty Representatives to the Benefits Committee

  • Rory McFadden (2019–22)
  • Vita Faychuk (2020–23)
  • Bonnie Reimann (2020–23)

Faculty Representatives to the President's Environmental Sustainability Council

  • Ian Hill (2019-2022)
  • Darsa Donelan (2020–2023)

Faculty Representatives to the Internal Budget Committee

  • Karl Larson (2018-2021)
  • Mark Krueger (2019-2022)
  • Open (2020-2023)
 
 
Honor Board Membership
  • Faculty member: Open (2018-2021)
  • Faculty member: Open (2018-2021)
  • Faculty member: Open (2019-2022)
  • Faculty member: Mary Gaebler (2019-2022)
  • Faculty member: Jacob Siehler (2020–23)
  • Faculty member: Patricia Snapp (2020–23)
  • Student representative: Owen Nkurunziza ‘21
  • Student representative: Lillie Ortloff ‘22
  • Student representative: Hailey Concepcion ‘21
  • Student representative: Open
  • Student representative: Open
  • Student representative: Open
  • Ex officio: Provost or designee: Valerie Banschbach

Grade Appeals Board Membership
  • Education Division: Jeff Jenson (2018–21)
  • Fine Arts Division: Henry MacCarthy (2020–23)
  • Humanities Division: Greg Kaster (2020–23)
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division: Heather Haemig (2019–21)
  • Social Science Division: Lucie Holmgreen (2019–22)
    • Non-voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Valerie Banschbach
 
 
Academic Petitions Board Membership
  • Laura Burrack (2018-2021)
  • Open (2020-2023)
  • Voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Valerie Banschbach
  • Voting ex officio: Registrar Kristianne Westphal
 
 
Academic Probations Board Membership
  • Faculty member: Richard Leitch: (2018-2021)
  • Faculty member: Patricia Snapp (2019-2022)
  • Faculty member: Jacob Siehler (2020-2023)
  • Voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Valerie Banschbach
  • Voting ex officio: Dean of Students or designee: JoNes VanHecke
  • Voting ex officio: Registrar: Kristianne Westphal / Assistant Registrar: Mary Gunderson
  • Voting ex officio: Academic Support Center Director: Thomas McHugh / Associate Director Jane Lalim
  • Voting ex officio: Counseling Center Director: Hannah Godbout
  • Voting ex officio: Chaplain: Siri Erickson
  • Voting ex officio: Vice President of Enrollment Management or designee: Alan Meier
  • Voting ex officio: Director of Inclusive Excellence: Thomas Flunker

Elected by Faculty

ISLO College Assessment Committee

  • Lianying Shan (2019-2022)
  • Marcia Bunge (2020–2023)

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1.2.15 Department Chairs and Program Directors Committee (DCPDC) Membership 2020-21

dept-chairs@gustavus.edu

Art and Art History: Betsy Byers
Biology: Jon Grinnell
Chemistry: Scott Bur and Brandy Russell, Co-Chairs
Communication Studies: Pamela Conners
Economics and Management: Sheng Yang
Education: Amy Vizenor (Fall 2020) / Dan Moos (Spring 2021)
English: Sean Cobb and Rob Kendrick, Co-Chairs
Geography: Joaquin Villanueva
Geology: Laura Triplett
Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies: Matt Panciera
Health and Exercise Science: Stephanie Otto
History: Kate Keller
Library: Michelle Twait
Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics: Mike Hvidsten
Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures: Carlos Mejia Suarez
Music: Justin Knoepfel
Nursing: Heidi Meyer
Philosophy: Josh Brown
Physics: Tom Huber
Political Science: Kate Knutson
Psychological Science: Kyle Chambers / Marie Walker (Spring 2021 Co-Chair)
Religion: Casey Elledge
Scandinavian Studies: Ursula Lindqvist
Sociology and Anthropology: Suzanne Wilson
Theatre and Dance: Henry MacCarthy, Melissa Rolnick, Co-Chairs
African Studies: Paschal Kyoore (Fall 2020) / Spring TBD
Arts Administration: Micah Maatman
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: Jeffrey Dahlseid
Comparative Literature: Blake Couey
Environmental Studies: Jeff La Frenierre
Film and Media Studies: Sean Cobb
Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies: Jill Locke
Japanese Studies: Toshiyuki Sakuragi
Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies: Angelique Dwyer
Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies: Mimi Gerstbauer
Public Health: Karl Larson
Russian and Eastern European Studies: Glenn Kranking
First Term Seminar: Lauren Hecht
Three Crowns Curriculum: Blake Couey
Writing Across the Curriculum: Rebecca Fremo

Non-voting ex officio: Provost Brenda Kelly
Non-voting ex officio: Dean Valerie Banschbach
Non-voting ex officio: Dean Elizabeth Kubek

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1.2.16 Faculty Representative to Administrative Technology Advisory Committee (ATAC) 2020-21

  • OPEN (2019-2022)
  • Student representative: OPEN

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1.2.17 College Accreditation Committee (convened by the President; Provost presides) 2020-21

  • Faculty Senate designee: Ursula Lindqvist (2019-2021)
  • Curriculum Committee designee: OPEN (2020-2023)
  • Student representative: Brendan Elliot ‘22
  • Student representative: Harrison Wold ‘23

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Emergency Planning Committee (for COVID pandemic)


g-faculty-emergency-com@gustavus.edu
Faculty Senate Chair: Dwight Stoll Chair
Faculty Senate Vice Chair: Brandon Dean
Academic Operations Committee Chair or designee: Lucie Holmgreen
Department Chairs and Program Directors Committee Chair: Blake Couey (summer 2020)
Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee Chair: Marie Walker
At Large: Karl Larson
Non-voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Provost Brenda Kelly 
 

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