Faculty Committees 2019-20

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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


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 2019-2020

Faculty Senate Website
faculty-senate@gustavus.edu

  • Elizabeth Jenner (2019-2020)
  • Aaron Banks (2017-2020)
  • Scott Bur (2017-2020) Chair
  • Jeff Jeremiason (2017-2020)
  • Steve Mellema (2017-2020)
  • Brandon Dean (2019-2021) Vice Chair 
  • Ursula Lindqvist (2018-2021)
  • Dan Mollner (2018-2021)
  • Ana Adams (2019-2022)
  • Kayla De Lorme (2019-2022)
  • Sean Easton (2019-2022)
  • Ruth Lin (2019-2022)
    • Non-voting ex officio: President Rebecca M. Bergman
    • Non-voting ex officio: Provost Brenda Kelly
    • Non-voting ex officio: Faculty Secretary Mark Braun (2017-2020)

Subcommittees

Compensation Committee Membership

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

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

Nominations Committee Membership

  • Brandon Dean, Senate Vice Chair (2019-2020) Convener
  • Ana Adams
  • Scott Bur
  • Ursula Lindqvist
  • Steve Mellema
  • Dan Mollner 

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1.2.5 Faculty Review Committee Membership 2019-2020

Regular Members:

  • Matt Panciera (2017-2020)
  • Casey Elledge (2018-2021)
  • OPEN (2019-2022)

Alternate Member:

  • Priscilla Briggs (2018-2021)

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1.2.6 Curriculum Committee Membership 2019-2020

Curriculum Committee Website
cc-com@gustavus.edu

  • Education Division: Stephanie Otto (2017-2020) Co-Chair
  • Humanities Division: Kjerstin Moody (2018-2020)
  • At Large: Sharon Marquart (2018-2020)
  • Fine Arts Division: James Patrick Miller (2018-2021) Co-Chair
  • Social Science Division: Jeff Owen (2018-2021)
  • At Large: Hayley Russell (2018-2021)
  • Natural Sciences and Math: Jeff Ford (2019-2022)
  • At Large: Charles Niederriter (2019-2022)
  • At Large: Kate Knutson (2019-2022)
  • Student representative: Monali Bhakta (2018-2020)
  • Student representative: Christiana Nelson (2019-20)
  • Student representative: Wyatt Gillette (2019-2021)
  • 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: Rob Kendrick
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of the Center for International and Cultural Education: Carly Overfelt
    • 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

  • Fine Arts Division: Justin Knoepfel (2017-2020)
  • Humanities Division: Ana Adams (2017-2020)
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division: Laura Burrack (2018-2021)
  • Social Science Division: Jeff LaFrenierre (2019-2022)
  • Education Division: Hayley Russell (2019-2022) Chair
  • Student representative: Lillie Ortlaff ‘22 
  • Voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Brenda Kelly
    • Non-voting ex officio: Curriculum Committee Chair: James Patrick Miller
    • 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: Rob Kendrick
    • 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 2019-2020

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

  • Ian Hill (2017-2020)
  • Yuta Kawarasaki (2017-2020) 
  • Josh Brown (2018-2021)
  • Heidi Meyer (2018-2021)
  • Lucie Holmgreen (2019-2022)
  • Student representative: Amy Sanchez Seanez ’20
  • Student representative: Madeline Westendorp '20 
    • 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: Jessica Franta
    • 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 2019-2020

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

  • Fine Arts Division: Scott Moore (2017-2020)
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division: Jessie Petricka (2018-2021) Chair
  • Education Division: Michelle Twait (2018-2021)
  • Social Science Division: Marta Podemska-Mikluch (2019-2022)
  • Humanities Division: Samuel Kessler (2019-2022)
  • Student representative: Evelyn Doran ‘21
  • 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 2019-2020

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

  • Fuad Naeem (2019-2020) 
  • Suzanne Wilson (2017-2020)
  • John Cha (2017-2020) Chair
  • Darío Sánchez-González (2019-2022)
  • Annika Ericksen (2019-2022)
  • Student representative: Eugena “Gena” King ‘22
  • 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: Kathy Lund Dean
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Multicultural Student Programs or designee: Tom Flunker

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1.2.10 Faculty Development Committee (FDC) Membership 2019-2020

faculty-dev-com@gustavus.edu

  • Anna Hulseberg (2018-2020) Chair
  • Amanda Nienow (2017-2020)
  • Betsy Byers (2018-2021)
  • Rory McFadden (2019-2021)
  • Sarah Wolter (2019-2022)
  • Mary Gaebler (2019-2022)
    • 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 2019-2020

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

  • Margaret Bloch Qazi (2017-2020)
  • Paul Saulnier (2017-2020)
  • Baili Chen (2019-2020)
  • Julie Bartley (2018-2021)
  • Philip Voight (2018-2021)
  • Michele Rusinko (2019-2021)
  • Kathy Lund Dean (2019-2022)
  • Valerie Walker (2019-2022)
  • Jennifer Ackil (2019-2022)
    • 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
  • Greg Kaster (2018-2020)
  • Priscilla Briggs (2018-2020)
  • Kristen Lowe (2018-2021)
  • Dan Moos (2018-2021)
  • Bonnie Reimann (2019-2022)
  • Thia Cooper (2019-2022)

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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: Josh Brown & Yuta Kawarasaki
  • Chair of Academic Technology Committee: Jessie Petricka 
  • Chair of Curriculum Committee: James Patrick Miller and Stephanie Otto
  • Chair of Department Chairs and Program Directors Committee: Blake Couey
  • Chair of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee: Yumiko Oshima-Ryan
  • Chair of Faculty Senate: Scott Bur
  • Chair of Faculty Development Committee:Anna Hulseberg 
  • Chair of Global Engagement Committee: John Cha
    • 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) 2019-20

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

  • Fine Arts Division: Patricia English (2018-2020)
  • Humanities Division: OPEN (2019-2020)
  • Social Science Division: Shu-Ling Wang (2019-2020)
  • At Large: Amy Seham (2018-2021)
  • Education Division: Lisa Dembouski (2018-2021)
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division: Madeline Harms (2019-2022)
  • At Large: Yumiko Oshima-Ryan (2019-2022) Chair
  • Student representative: Louis Gagnon ‘20
  • Student representative: Luz Ruiz ‘22
    • 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 Multicultural Student Programs or designee: Janet Jennings
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Center for International and Cultural Education or designee: Carly Overfelt
    • 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 2019-20

Appointed by Faculty Senate 

  • Faculty Secretary: Mark Braun (2017-20)
  • Assistant Faculty Secretary: OPEN
  • 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: Sean Easton (2019-2022)
  • Curriculum Committee Representative: Kjerstin Moody (2018-2020)
  • DCPDC Representative: Pamela Conners (2019-2022)
    • Non-voting ex officio: Faculty Senate Chair: Scott Bur
    • Non-voting ex officio: Faculty Senate Vice Chair: Brandon Dean
Advancement Committee
  • Faculty Senate Representative: Jeff Jeremiason (2017-2020)
  • At large: Lisa Heldke (2017-2020)

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: Steve Mellema (2018-2020)
  • At large: Glenn Kranking (2017-2020)
Student Life Committee
  • Faculty Senate Representative: Dan Mollner (2018-2021)
  • At large: Sun Hee Lee (2017-2020)

Faculty Representatives to the Benefits Committee

  • Rory McFadden (2019-2022)
  • OPEN: (2018-2021) 
  • Bonnie Reimann (2017-20)

Faculty Representatives to the President's Environmental Sustainability Council

  • Darsa Donelan (2017-2020)
  • Jeff LaFrenierre (2019-2022)

Faculty Representatives to the Internal Budget Committee

  • Mark Krueger (2019-2022)
  • Karl Larson (2018-2021)
  • Steve Mellema (2017-2020)
 
Honor Board Membership
  • Faculty member: Lucie Holmgreen (2018-2020)
  • Faculty member: Ron Rietz (2018-2020)
  • Faculty member: Jessica Stadick (2018-2021)
  • Faculty member: Fuad Naeem (2018-2021)
  • Faculty member: Jeff Jenson (2019-2022)
  • Faculty member: Mary Gaebler (2019-2022)
  • Student representative: Owen Nkurunziza ‘21
  • Student representative: Lillie Ortloff ‘22
  • Student representative: Louis Gagnon ‘20
  • Student representative: Ehsanullah “Ehsan” Nasiry ‘21
  • Student representative: Case Bartelings ‘20
  • Student representative: Amy Sanchez Seanez ‘20
  • Student representative: Emily Lloyd ‘20
  • Ex officio: Provost or designee: Valerie Banschbach
Grade Appeals Board Membership
  • Fine Arts Division: Melissa Rolnick (2018-2020)
  • Humanities Division: Sarah Ruble (2018-2020)
  • Education Division: Jeff Jensen (2018-2021)
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division: Heather Haemig (2019-2021)
  • Social Science Division: Lucie Holmgreen (2019-2022)
    • Non-voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Valerie Banschbach
Academic Petitions Board Membership
  • Mike Hvidsten (2018-2020)
  • Laura Burrack (2018-2021)
  • Voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Valerie Banschbach
  • Voting ex officio: Registrar Kristianne Westphal
Academic Probations Board Membership
  • Faculty member: Glenn Kranking (2018-2020)
  • Faculty member: Richard Leitch: (2018-2021)
  • Faculty member: Patricia Snapp (2019-2022)
  • 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 Multicultural Student Programs: Thomas Flunker

Elected by Faculty

ISLO College Assessment Committee

  • OPEN (2018-2021)
  • Lianying Shan (2019-2022)
  • Student representative: Evelyn Doran ‘21
  • Student representative: Ben Menke ‘22

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1.2.15 Department Chairs and Program Directors Committee (DCPDC) Membership 2019-2020

dept-chairs@gustavus.edu

Art and Art History: Betsy Byers
Biology: Jon Grinnell
Chemistry: Amanda Nienow and Dwight Stoll, Co-Chairs
Communication Studies: Pamela Conners
Economics and Management: Sheng Yang
Education: Dan Moos
English: Sean Cobb and Sun Hee Lee, Co-Chairs
Geography: Anna Versluis
Geology: Laura Triplett
Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies: Yurie Hong
Health and Exercise Science: Stephanie Otto
History: Kate Keller
Library: Michelle Twait
Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics: Mike Hvidsten
Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures: Paschal Kyoore and Lianying Shan, Co-Chairs
Music: Justin Knoepfel and Karrin Meffert-Nelson, Co-Chairs
Nursing: Heidi Meyer
Philosophy: Josh Brown
Physics: Tom Huber
Political Science: Kate Knutson
Psychological Science: Kyle Chambers
Religion: Casey Elledge
Scandinavian Studies: Ursula Lindqvist
Sociology and Anthropology: Suzanne Wilson
Theatre and Dance: Henry MacCarthy and Melissa Rolnick, Co-Chairs
African Studies: Paschal Kyoore
Arts Administration: David Stamps
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: Jeffrey Dahlseid
Comparative Literature: Blake Couey CHAIR
Environmental Studies: Jeff Jeremiason
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
Neuroscience: OPEN
Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies: Sean Easton
Public Health: Karl Larson
Russian and Eastern European Studies: Glenn Kranking
First Term Seminar: Lauren Hecht
Three Crowns Curriculum: Rob Kendrick
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) 2019-2020

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

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1.2.17 College Accreditation Committee (convened by the President; Provost presides) 2019-2020

  • Faculty Senate designee: Ursula Lindqvist (2019-2021)
  • Curriculum Committee designee: OPEN (2017-2019)
  • Student representative: Case Bartelings ‘20 
  • Student representative: Maci Surat ‘21 

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