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 Cecilia Rodriguez-Milanes* 3-5596 2014-2015
History Hakan Ozoglu 3-0512 2014-2015
Modern Languages Francisco Fernandez-Rubiera 3-2472 2014-2015
Philosophy Sabatino DiBernardo* 3-5414 2013-2014
Performing Arts John Almeida* 3-6130 2013-2014
Visual Arts & Design Margaret Zaho* 3-5620 2013-2014
Writing and Rhetoric Angela Rounsaville* 3-2295 2014-2015
Area Studies Maria Santana 3-2269 2014-2015

Elections

Department Name Phone Term
Modern Languages Lisa Nalbone 3-2472 2014-2015
Visual Arts and Design Mark Price 3-2676 2014-2015
Philosophy Steve Fiore 2-0298 2014-2015
Performing Arts Belinda Boyd 3-0872 2013-2014

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
Music JoAnne Stephenson 3-2866 2012-2015
Performing Arts Steven Chicurel 3-2862 2012-2015
Philosophy Bruce Janz 3-5408 2014-2017
Modern Languages Humberto Lopez 3-3429 2014-2017
Visual Arts & Design Barry Sandler 3-4387 2012-2015

Faculty Senate

Departmental Reps

Department Name Phone Term
English Patrick Murphy 3-0989 2013-2015
History Robert Cassanello 3-1681 2014-2016
Modern Languages Lisa Nalbone 3-2472 2014-2016
Philosophy Mason Cash 3-5998 2014-2016
Performing Arts Joseph Rusnock n/a 2014-2016
Visual Arts & Design Margaret Zaho 3-5620 2014-2016
Writing & Rhetoric Stacey Pigg n/a 2014-2016

At Large Reps

Department Name Phone Term
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 and Design Maria Santana 3-2269 2013-2015
Writing and Rhetoric Martha Marinara 3-2295 2013-2015
Modern Languages Florin Mihai 3-7928 2014-2016
History Ezekiel Walker 3-2225 2014-2016
English Paul Dombrowski 3-5596 2014-2016

Alternates

Department Name Phone Term
Visual Arts & Design Barry Sandler 3-4387 2014-2016
Performing Arts Scott Warfield 3-1144 2014-2016

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 2012-2015
English Terry Thaxton 3-2812 2014-2016
History Peter Larson 3-6466 2013-2015
Modern Languages Gergana Vitanova 3-2472 2014-2016
Philosophy Steve Fiore 2-0298 2014-2016
Performing Arts Scott Warfield 3-1144 2013-2015
Visual Arts & Design Phil Peters 5-3605 2013.-2015
Wirting & Rhetoric Elizabeth Wardle 3-5416 2014-2016

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
Visual Arts & Design Lisa Mills 3-3606 2014-2016

Research Incentive Award (RIA)

Department Name Phone Term
English Susan Hubbard 3-5596 2013-2014
History Connie Lester 3-0261 2013-2014
Modern Languages Paolo Giordano 3-2472 2013-2014
Philosophy Steve Fiore 2-0298 2013-2014
Performing Arts Belinda Boyd 3-0872 2013-2014
Visual Arts & Design Robert Reedy 3-2118 2013-2014
Writing & Rhetoric Pavel Zemlyanskiy 3-3820 2013-2014

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
English Laurie Uttich 3-5596 2014-2016
Performing Arts Earl Weaver 3-2862 2014-2016
History Hong Zhang 3-5972 2013-2015
Visual Arts & Design Kevin Haran 3-2676 2013-2015

Sabbatical Leave Committee

See Files and Forms for sabbatical documents and deadlines.

Department Name Phone Term
English Anthony Grajeda 3-5596 2014-2016
History Richard Crepeau 3-2897 2013-2015
Modern Languages Florin Mihai 3-7928 2013-2015
Philosophy Shelley Park 3-4418 2013-2015
Performing Arts Kristina Tollefson 3-2862 2014-2016
Visual Arts & Design Carla Poindexter 3-2676 2014-2016
Writing & Rhetoric Pavel Zemliansky 3-3820 2014-2016

Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Criteria Committee

Department Name Phone Term
English JD Applen 3-5596 2013-2014
History Scot French 3-5900 2013-2014
Modern Languages Chiara Mazzucchelli 3-2472 2013-2014
Philosophy Ann Gleig 3-6514 2013-2014
Performing Arts David Brunner 3-5687 2013-2014
Visual Arts & Design Margaret Zaho 3-5620 2013-2014
Writing & Rhetoric Deborah Weaver 3-2295 2013-2014

Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Committee

Department Name Phone Term
English Madelyn Flammia 3-5596 2013-2014
History Robert Cassanello 3-7874 2013-2014
Modern Languages Anne Prucha 3-2472 2013-2014
Philosophy Ann Gleig 3-6514 2013-2014
Performing Arts Thomas Potter 3-4680 2013-2014
Visual Arts & Design Phil Peters 3-3605 2013-2014
Writing & Rhetoric Deborah Weaver 3-2295 2013-2014

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 Mark Kamrath 3-5596 2014-2016
History Luis Martinez-Fernandez 3-1169 2013-2015
Modern Languages C. Alberto Villanueva 3-3429 2014-2016
Philosophy Bruce Janz 3-5408 2013-2015
Performing Arts Steve Chicurel 3-2862 2013-2015
Visual Arts & Design Robert Rivers 3-2676 2014-2016
Writing & Rhetoric Blake Scott 3-1057 2014-2016
Alternate Member Anna Lillios (English Dept.) 3-5596 2014-2016

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
English Dawn Trouard 3-3695 2014-2016

Instructor/Lecturer Promotion

This committee consists of 5 Instructors/Lecturers and 6 Tenure/Tenure-Earning Faculty Members. As this is a new committee, no term limits have been determined. Voted on yearly by the whole College.

Department Name Phone Term
Instructor/Lecturer      
English Farrah Cato 3-1075 2014-2015
Writing & Rhetoric Scott Launier 3-2295 2014-2015
Performing Arts Joe Gennaro 3-4180 2014-2015
Modern Languages Julie Pomerleau 3-2473 2014-2015
History Yovanna Pineda 3-2225 2014-2015
Tenure/Tenure-Earning      
English Anna Jones 3-5596 2014-2015
Writing & Rhetoric Stephanie Vie 3-1287 2014-2015
Visual Arts & Design Hadi Abbas 3-3921 2014-2015
Performing Arts Earl Weaver 3-2862 2014-2015
Modern Languages Florin Mihai 3-7928 2014-2015
History Jim Clark 3-2225 2014-2015

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 Patricia Angley 3-6840 2014-2016
History Patty Farless 3-2225 2014-2016
Modern Languages Anne Prucha 3-2472 2014-2016
Philosophy Ann Gleig 3-6514 2014-2016
Performing Arts Johnny Pherigo 3-1232 2013-2015
Visual Arts & Design Mark Price 3-2676 2013-2015
Writing & Rhetoric Blake Scott 3-1057 2014-2016

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 Phone Term
Writing and Rhetoric Stephanie Vie 3-2295 2013-2014
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