Faculty Committees 2021-22

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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 College Accreditation Committee

Faculty 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 2021-22

Faculty Senate Website
faculty-senate@gustavus.edu

  • Joshua Brown (2021-2022)
  • Vita Faychuk (2021-2022)
  • Katrina Imison-Mazy (2019-2022) Vice Chair
  • Ruth Lin (2019-2022) Co-Chair (COVID-related Senate business)
  • Seán Easton (2021-2023) Co-Chair (non-COVID-related Senate business)
  • Casey Elledge(2021-2023)
  • Sun Hee Lee (2020-2023)
  • Maddalena Marinari (2020-2023)
  • Esther Wang (2020-2023)
  • Julie Bartley (2021-2024)
  • Yurie Hong (2021-2024)
  • Joaquin Villanueva (2021-2024)
    • 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


  • Vita Faychuk (2018-2022)
  • Tom LoFaro (2019-2023)
  • Joshua Brown (2021-2024)
  • Casey Elledge (2021-2025)

Nominations Committee Membership

  • Katrina Imison-Mazy, Convener
  • Maddalena Marinari
  • OPEN
  • OPEN
  • OPEN
  • OPEN

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1.2.5 Faculty Review Committee Membership 2021-22

Regular Members:

  • OPEN (2021–2022)
  • Kjerstin Moody (2020–2023)
  • Phillip Voight (2021-2024)

Alternate Member: Peg O'Connor (2021-2024)


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1.2.6 Curriculum Committee Membership 2021-22

Curriculum Committee Website
cc-com@gustavus.edu

  • Education Division: Mary Westby (2020–2023)
  • Fine Arts Division: Scott Moore (2020-2023)
  • Humanities Division: OPEN (2021-2023)
  • Natural Sciences and Math: OPEN (2019-2022)
  • Social Science Division: OPEN (2021-2024)
  • At Large: Kate Knutson (2019-2022) Chair
  • At Large: Sharon Marquart (2020–2023)
  • At Large: Rory McFadden (2021-2024)
  • At Large: Ursula Lindqvist (2021-2024)
  • Student representative: Caroline Southworth ‘24
  • Student representative: Mustafa Abuhamdeh ‘22
  • Student representative: Kelsey Walock ‘23 
  • Voting ex officio: Provost Brenda Kelly or designee
    • Non-voting ex officio: Registrar: Deann Schloesser / 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: Nissa Parmar 
    • 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: Katrina Imison-Mazy (2020-2022) 
  • Fine Arts Division: Matthew Rightmire (2020-2022)
  • Humanities Division: OPEN (2021-2023)
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division: OPEN (2021-2024)
  • Social Science Division: Shu-Ling Wang (2021-2024)
  • Student representative: Lillie Ortloff ‘22 
  • CAPSUB Chair, Elected member of the Curriculum Committee: Mary Westby
  • Voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Brenda Kelly
    • Non-voting ex officio: Curriculum Committee Chair: Kate Knutson
    • Non-voting ex officio: Registrar: Deann Schloesser
    • 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: Nissa Parmar 
    • 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 2021-22

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

  • Lucie Holmgreen (2019-2022)
  • Mary McHugh (2020–2023)
  • Karrin Meffert–Nelson (2020–2023)
  • Shu–Ling Wang (2021-2024)
  • Dave Stamps (2021-2024) Chair
  • Student representative: Justin Schriever ‘23
  • Student representative: Caroline Southworth ‘24 
    • 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: Deann Schloesser
    • Non-voting ex officio: Library Chair: Michelle Twait
    • Non-voting ex officio: Director of Athletics designee: Jared Phillips
    • 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 2021-22

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

  • Education Division: Amy Vizenor (2021-2024)
  • Fine Arts Division: Dave Stamps (2021-2024)
  • Humanities Division: Samuel Kessler (2019-2022)
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division: Jessie Petricka (2021-2024) Chair
  • Social Science Division: Patrick Heath (2020-2023) 
  • Student representative: Abigail Doran ‘23
  • Student representative: Evan Johnson ’24 
  • 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 2021-22

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

  • Steve Mellema (2020–2022) 
  • Lisa Ortmann (2020–2022) 
  • Marco Cabrera Geserick (2020–2023)
  • Lisa Dembouski (2020–2023)
  • Lynnea Myers (2020–2023)
  • Student representative: Carley Swanson Garro ‘23
  • Student representative: Andrew “Drew” Gasperlin ‘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 2021-22

faculty-dev-com@gustavus.edu

  • Daniel Moos (2019-2022)
  • Sarah Wolter (2019-2022)
  • Lynnea Myers (2020–2023)
  • Matt Rasmussen (2020–2023)
  • Betsy Byers (2021-2024)
    • 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 Ruth Lin

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1.2.11 Faculty Personnel Committee (PC) Membership 2021-22

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

  • Jennifer Ackil (2019-2022)
  • Kathy Lund Dean (2019-2022)
  • Valerie Walker (2019-2022)
  • Scott Bur (2020–2023) Chair
  • Jeff Jeremiason (2020–2023)
  • Kristen Lowe (2022-2023)
  • Amanda Nienow (2021-2024)
  • Jessica Stadick (2021-2024)
  • Kayla De Lorme (2021-2024) 
    • 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)
  • Brandon Dean (2020–2023)
  • OPEN (2020–2023)
  • OPEN (2020–2023)
  • OPEN (2021-2024)

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1.2.12 Academic Affairs Coordinating Council (AACC) Membership 2021-22

faculty-academic-affairs-com@gustavus.edu

  • Chair of Academic Operations Committee: Dave Stamps
  • Chair of Academic Technology Committee: Jessie Petricka 
  • Chair of Curriculum Committee: Kate Knutson
  • Chair of Department Chairs and Program Directors Committee: Glenn Kranking 
  • Co-Chair of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee: So Young Park
  • Co-Chair of Faculty Senate: Seán Easton
  • Chair of Faculty Development Committee: 
  • Co-chairs of Global Engagement Committee: 
    • 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) 2021-22

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

  • Education Division: Aaron Banks (2020–2023)
  • Fine Arts Division: Esther Wang (2020–2023)
  • Humanities Division: Maria Kalbermatten (2020–2023) Co-Chair
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division: Louis Yu (2021-2024)
  • Social Science Division: Marie Walker (2020–2023) 
  • At Large: So Young Park (2021-2024) Co-Chair
  • At Large: Sheng Yang (2019-2022)
  • Student representative: Annalise Lundeen-Detisch ‘23
  • Student representative: Dareya Pozdnyakov ‘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 Inclusive Excellence or designee: Thomas Flunker
    • 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: Esther Wang

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1.2.14 Special Faculty Assignments 2021-22

Appointed by Faculty Senate 

  • Faculty Secretary: Mark Braun (2020-23)
  • Faculty Marshal: Richard Leitch (2021-2024)
  • Assistant Faculty Marshal: Lucie Holmgreen (2019-2022)
  • Chair of Lecture Series: Amy Seham (2021-2024)
  • Chair of Artist Series: Patricia Snapp (2019-2022)
  • Faculty Athletics Representative: OPEN (2021-2024)

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

NOTE: Terms are three years, July through June. Terms for senators are normally the same as their term on the Faculty Senate.

Academic Affairs Committee

  • Faculty Senate Representative: OPEN (2021-2024)
  • Curriculum Committee Representative: OPEN (2021-2023)
  • DCPDC Representative: Pamela Conners (2019-2022)
  • Student Representative: Zachary “Zach” Gbor ‘23
  • Student Representative: Sienna Wiebusch ‘22
    • Non-voting ex officio: Faculty Senate Co-Chair: Seán Easton
    • Non-voting ex officio: Faculty Senate Vice Chair: Katrina Imison-Mazy
Advancement Committee
  • Faculty Senate Representative: Ruth Lin (2020-2022)
  • At large: Lisa Heldke (2020–23)

Budget Committee

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

Enrollment Management Committee

  • Faculty Senate Representative: OPEN (2021-2024)
  • At large: Jessie Petricka (2019-2022)
Marketing and Communication Committee
  • Faculty Senate Representative: OPEN (2020-2023)
  • At Large: Steve Mellema (2020-2023)
Student Life Committee
  • Faculty Senate Representative: OPEN (2021-2024)
  • At Large: Richard Leitch (2020-2023)

Faculty Representatives to the Benefits Committee

  • Rory McFadden (2019–2022)
  • Vita Faychuk (2020–2023)
  • Bonnie Reimann (2020–2023)

Faculty Representatives to the President's Environmental Sustainability Council

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

Faculty Representatives to the Internal Budget Committee

  • Mark Krueger (2019-2022)
  • Vita Faychuk (2020-2023)
  • OPEN (2021-2024)
 
Honor Board Membership
  • Faculty member: Glenn Kranking (2020-2022)
  • Faculty member: OPEN (2019-2022)
  • Faculty member: Martin Lang (2020-2023)
  • Faculty member: David Obermiller (2020-2023)
  • Faculty member: Jacob Siehler (2020–2023)
  • Faculty member: Patricia Snapp (2020–2023)
  • Student representative: Alexia VonRuden ‘22
  • Student representative: Lillie Ortloff ‘22
  • Student representative: Elizabeth “Ellie” Hartmann ‘23
  • Student representative: Jenna Kotz ‘21 
    Student representative: Reed Kottke ‘22 
  • Student representative: Tessa Yeager ‘24
  • Ex officio: Provost or designee: Valerie Banschbach
Grade Appeals Board Membership
  • Education Division: Jeff Jenson (2020–23)
  • Fine Arts Division: Colleen Stockmann (2020–23)
  • Humanities Division: Lisa Heldke (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
  • Trish Snapp (2020-2023)
  • Amanda Nienow (2021-2024)
  • Voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Valerie Banschbach
  • Voting ex officio: Registrar: Deann Schloesser
 
Academic Probations Board Membership
  • Faculty member: Patricia Snapp (2019-2022)
  • Faculty member: Jacob Siehler (2020-2023)
  • Faculty member: Richard Leitch (2021-2024/)
  • Voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Valerie Banschbach
  • Voting ex officio: Dean of Students or designee: JoNes VanHecke
  • Voting ex officio: Registrar: Deann Schloesser / 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: Maggie Falenschek
  • 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

  • OPEN (2019-2022)
  • Marcia Bunge (2020–2023)
  • Student Representative: Eaven McCormick ‘24
  • Student Representative: Ben Menke ‘22

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1.2.15 Department Chairs and Program Directors Committee (DCPDC) Membership 2021-22

dept-chairs@gustavus.edu

Art and Art History: Betsy Byers
Biology: Jon Grinnell
Chemistry: Scott Bur & Brandy Russell
Communication Studies: Pamela Conners
Economics and Management: Sheng Yang
Education: Amy Vizenor
English: Sean Cobb & Rob Kendrick
Geography: Joaquin Villanueva
Geology: Laura Triplett
Greek, Latin, and Classical Studies: Seán Easton
Health and Exercise Science: Stephanie Otto
History: Maddalena Marinari
Library: Michelle Twait
Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics: Thomas LoFaro
Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures: Carlos Mejia Suarez
Music: Justin Knoepfel
Nursing: Heidi Meyer (Fall 2021), Jessica Stadick (Spring 2022)
Philosophy: Josh Brown
Physics: Chuck Niederriter
Political Science: Kate Knutson
Psychological Science: Marie Walker
Religion: Thia Cooper
Scandinavian Studies: Kjerstin Moody
Sociology and Anthropology: John Cha
Theatre and Dance: Michele Rusinko (2021-22), Melissa Rolnick (co-chair in Spring 2022)
 

African Studies: Kate Keller
Arts Administration: Dave Stamps
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: Jeffrey Dahlseid
Comparative Literature: Ursula Lindqvist
Environmental Studies: Jeff La Frenierre
Film and Media Studies: Sean Cobb
Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies: Sharon Marquart
Japanese Studies: Toshiyuki Sakuragi
Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies: Angelique Dwyer
Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies: Mimi Gerstbauer (Fall 2021) & Seán Easton (Spring 2022)
Public Health: Karl Larson
Russian and Eastern European Studies: Glenn Kranking Chair

First Term Seminar: Lauren Hecht
Three Crowns Curriculum: Blake Couey
Writing Across the Curriculum: Nissa Parmar

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 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

Faculty Emergency Planning Committee (for COVID pandemic)

Faculty Emergency Planning Committee Website
g-faculty-emergency-com@gustavus.edu
Faculty Senate Co-Chair: Ruth Lin Chair
Academic Operations Committee Chair or designee: Dave Stamps
Department Chairs and Program Directors Committee Chair: Glenn Kranking
Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee Co-Chair: So Young Park
At Large: Karl Larson
Non-voting ex officio: Provost or designee: Provost Brenda Kelly 
 


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