College of Arts and Humanities

College Committees

Committee appointments were determined by CAH faculty voting.

Dean's Advisory Committee

Deans Advisory Committee: Each dept. may nominate 1 voting member of the Faculty to serve. The Dean will appoint at least 7 council members of whom a majority will be departmental nominees. Members will serve 1 year but may serve up to a maximum of 3 consecutive terms. The Dean will serve as Chair.

* Denotes Departmental Nominee

Department Name Phone Term
English Patrick Murphy 3-0989 2011-2014
History Connie Lester* 3-0261 2011-2014
Modern Languages Humberto Lopez* 3-3429 2011-2014
Performing Arts John Almeida* 3-6130 2013-2014
Philosophy Sabatino DiBernardo* 3-5414 2013-2014
Visual Arts and Design Margaret Zaho* 3-5620 2013-2014
Writing and Rhetoric Elizabeth Wardle 3-5416 2011-2014
Area Studies Anthony Major* 3-3448 2011-2014

Elections

Department Name Phone Term
Performing Arts Keith Koons 3-5116 2011-2014
History Hong Zhang 3-2224 2011-2014
English Tison Pugh 3-6041 2011-2014
History Ezekiel Walker 3-2225 2011-2014

Ethics

The Committee shall consist of five tenured members and a tenured alternate member. Each department/school may nominate one tenured voting member of its faculty to serve on the committee in the spring semester. The Dean shall appoint the members of the committee from among the nominees. In addition to the formal membership of the committee, other tenured faculty members may be appointed by the Dean to serve as facilitators for informal resolution of issues. Committee members will serve three-year staggered terms. Members may not serve consecutive terms. The committee chair shall be elected by the members of the committee.

Department Name Phone Term
History Hakan Ozoglu 3-0512 2011-2014
Modern Languages Marie Leticee 3-5936 2011-2014
Performing Arts JoAnne Stephenson 3-2866 2012-2015
Performing Arts Steven Chicurel 3-2862 2012-2015
Visual Arts & Design Barry Sandler 3-4387 2012-2015

Faculty Senate

Departmental Reps

Department Name Phone Term
English Patrick Murphy 3-0989 2011-2013
History Robert Cassanello 3-1681 2012-2014
Modern Languages Lisa Nalbone 3-3124 2012-2014
Performing Arts Bert Scott 3-2862 2012-2014
Philosophy Mason Cash 3-5998 2012-2014
Visual Arts & Design Cheryl Cabrera 3-6100 2012-2014
Visual Arts & Design Lisa Mills 3-3606 2012-2014
Writing & Rhetoric Pavel Zemliansky 3-0576 2012-2014

At Large Reps

Department Name Phone Term
English Kathryn Seidel 3-2212 2012-2014
English Paul Dombrowski 3-2212 2012-2014
Performing Arts Keith Koons 3-4077 2013-2015
Performing Arts Tara Snyder 3-2862 2013-2015
Performing Arts Earl Weaver 3-2862 2013-2015
Visual Arts & Design Maria Santana 3-2269 2013-2015
Writing & Rhetoric Martha Marinara 3-2295 2013-2015

Alternates

Department Name Phone Term
Performing Arts Jeremy Hunt 3-3366 2012-2014
Performing Arts Scott Warfield 3-1144 2013-2015
Philosophy Donald Jones 3-2759 2012-2014

Graduate Studies & Research

Committee consists of 9 faculty members elected by the faculty and a chair appointed by the Dean. Ballot nominees will be chosen by the faculty of each dept. All committee members shall be involved in a graduate program and research activities. A dept. may decline to submit a nominee. The chair will vote only in case of a tie vote. Except for the chair, no more that 1 member will serve from a single department. Members will serve 2 yr.staggered terms. Members may serve successive terms.

Department Name Phone Term
CAH Lynn Hepner 3-5121 2012-2014
English Mark Kamrath 3-2525 2012-2014
History Peter Larson 3-6466 2013-2015
Modern Languages Gergana Vitanova 3-0105 2012-2014
Performing Arts Scott Warfield 3-1144 2012-2014
Philosophy Steve Fiore 2-0298 2013-2015
Visual Arts & Design Phil Peters 5-3605 2013-2015
Writing & Rhetoric Elizabeth Wardle 3-5416 2012-2014

Honors

The committee will be composed of one college member of the University Honors Committee, who are appointed by the Faculty Senate. The member will serve a 2 year term.

Department Name Phone Term
English Martha Marinara 3-1340 2012-2014

Research Incentive Award (RIA)

Department Name Phone Term
English Anna Lillios 3-5596 2012-2013
History Vladimir Solonari 3-6617 2012-2013
Modern Languages Paolo Giordano 3-2472 2012-2013
Performing Arts JoAnne Stephenson 3-2286 2012-2013
Performing Arts Huaixiang Tan 3-2862 2012-2013
Philosophy Stephen Fiore 3-2273 2012-2013
Visual Arts & Design Ula Stoekel 3-1189 2012-2013
Writing & Rhetoric Blake Scott 3-1057 2012-2013

Scholarships and Awards

The Committee will consist of 4 members appointed by the Dean from a list of faculty nominated by the dpts. Members will serve 2 yr. Staggered terms. Chair serves 1 yr. Term. The chair is chosen by the committee from among its members.

Department Name Phone Term
History Hong Zhang 3-5972 2013-2015
Performing Arts Johnny Pherigo 3-2869 2012-2014
Visual Arts & Design Kevin Haran 3-2676 2013-2015
Writing and Rhetoric Mary Tripp 3-2295 2012-2014

Sabbatical Leave Committee

See Files and Forms for sabbatical documents and deadlines.

Department Name Phone Term
English Lisa Roney 3-2212 2012-2014
History Richard Crepeau 3-2897 2013-2015
Modern Languages Florin Mihai 3-7928 2013-2015
Performing Arts Steven Chicurel 3-2862 2012-2014
Philosophy Shelley Park 3-4418 2013-2015
Visual Arts & Design Joo Kim 3-3244 2012-2014
Writing & Rhetoric Kathleen Bell 3-2295 2012-2014

Promotion and Tenure

The committee will be composed of 1 tenured member from each dept. in the college to be elected by each dept. The Dean, Assistant and Associate Deans, Instructors, lecturers and dept. Chairs may not vote in this election. A dept. by majority vote may choose not to send a representative. Members will serve 2 yr. staggered terms.

Department Name Phone Term
English Susan Hubbard 3-5596 2012-2014
History Luis Martinez-Fernandez 3-1169 2013-2015
Modern Languages Humberto Lopez 3-3429 2012-2014
Performing Arts Steve Chicurel 3-2862 2013-2015
Philosophy Bruce Janz 3-5408 2013-2015
Visual Arts & Design Ke Francis 3-5925 2013-2015
Writing & Rhetoric Blake Scott 3-1057 2012-2014
Alternate David Brunner 3-5687 2012-2014

University Promotion and Tenure Committee

The Faculty Constitution provides that only tenured Full Professors are eligible for election to this committee and that members of the college Promotion and Tenure Committee are not eligible to serve on the University Committee. Further, those elected to the University Committee may not serve on their departmental Promotion and Tenure Committee.

Department Name Phone Term
Performing Arts Julia.Listengarten 3-3858 2012-2014

Instructor/Lecturer Promotion

The committee will be composed of five Instructors/Lecturers and six tenured or tenure-track faculty members. The members of the committee shall be elected by a vote of all regular faculty members in the college.

Department Name Phone Term
English Farrah Cato 3-1075 2012-2013
History Deirdre O'Shea 3-2225 2012-2013
History Edmund Kallina 3-5450 2012-2013
Modern Languages Marie Leticee 3-2472 2012-2013
Performing Arts Kirk Gay 3-5968 2012-2013
Performing Arts Scott Tobias 3-3581 2012-2013
Performing Arts Earl Weaver 3-0265 2012-2013
Philosophy Claudia Schippert 3-4624 2012-2013
Visual Arts & Design JoAnne Adams 5-6102 2012-2013
Writing & Rhetoric Mary Tripp 3-2295 2012-2013
Writing & Rhetoric Kathleen Bell 3-0782 2012-2013

Undergraduate Curriculum

Committee consists of 9 committee members elected by the faculty and a chair appointed by the Dean. Ballot nominees are chosen by the faculty of each dept. A dept.may decline to submit a nominee. No more than 1 member will serve from a single dept. Members will serve a 2 year staggered term.

Department Name Phone Term
English Lynn Casmier-Paz 3-2212 2012-2014
History Daniel Murphree 3-1298 2012-2014
Modern Languages Paul Giordano 3-2993 2013-2015
Performing Arts Thomas Potter 3-4680 2013-2015
Philosophy Don Jones 3-2759 2012-2014
Visual Arts & Design Mark Price 3-2676 2013-2015
Writing & Rhetoric Blake Scott 3-2295 2012-2014

Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Committee

This committee of tenured faculty are elected annually to evaluate the university SOTL award applications. All committee members shall be voting members for the purposes of these awards. Faculty candidates for the award are not eligible to serve on this committee.

Department Name Term
Writing and Rhetoric Stephanie Vie 2013-2014
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