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Committees appointed by President

Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility

The Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility is a university body advisory to the President with the following functions:
a) Receive issues referred to it by members of the Duke community
b) Monitor trends and activities in investment responsibility that have an impact on educational institutional investors
c) Conduct research, update Duke’s files on companies, and provide analyses when requested by the President
d) Make recommendations to the President on how to vote proxies when the committee believes proxies should be voted outside the standard protocol of “economic interest;” whether to sponsor shareholder resolutions; whether to correspond with the management of corporations in which the University holds an identifiable equity position; when to divest; and on any new issues, which may warrant attention.
Term: 2 years.

Faculty
Jim Cox (Law School), Chair, 2017
Jim Smith (Fuqua), 2018
Lisa Keister (Sociology), 2017
Martin Smith (Nicholas School of the Environment), 2017

Student representatives
Kushal Kadakia, DSG, 2018
Saranya Ranganathan, DSG, 2017
Eric Smith, GPSC, 2018
Nikki Gusz, GPSC, 2017

Alumni representative
Jeff Howard, 2018

Trustee representative
Bill Hawkins, 2017

Administrators
Tracy Futhey, Vice President for IT & Chief Information Officer, 2017
Scott Gibson, Executive Vice Dean for Administration for the School of Medicine, 2016

Ex officio
Ralph McCaughan, Associate University Counsel, 2018
Tori Nevois, Assistant VP & Deputy Treasurer, 2018

Athletic Council

Charge: The charge to the Athletic Council is outlined in the Athletic Policy Manual (pdf). Term: 3 years.

* denotes member of Executive Committee

Faculty
*James Coleman, Chair (Law School), 2018
Kathy Sikkema (Psychology), 2019
Gavan Fitzsimons (Fuqua), 2019
*Charles Maxfield (Radiology), 2019
Sara Beale (Law School), 2018
Rochelle Schwartz-Bloom (Pharmacology & Cancer Biology), 2018
Susan Thorne (History), 2018

Administration
*Arlie Petters, Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
*Linda Franzoni, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education (Pratt School of Engineering)
*Janie Long, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Chris Lott, Associate University Counsel
Tallman Trask, Executive Vice President

Alumni
Abby Johnston, 2019
Steve Wilson, 2019
Leonard Simon, 2018

Trustee
To be named

Undergraduate Student Representatives
To be named September 2017

Graduate Student Representatives
To be named September 2017

Student-Athlete Advisory
To be named September 2017

Club Sports
To be named September 2017

Ex-Officio Members
Larry Moneta, Vice President for Student Affairs
*Martha Putallaz, Faculty Athletics Representative, 2017
*Sterly Wilder, Secretary, Associate Vice President, Alumni Affairs

Others (without vote)
Brad Berndt, Associate Director, Athletics
Frank Blalark, University Registrar
Cynthia Clinton, Office of Institutional Equity
Michael Forbes, Director Club Sports
Christoph Guttentag, Director, Undergraduate Admissions
Chris Kennedy, Senior Deputy Director, Athletics
Alison Rabil, Director, Financial Aid
Ben Reese, Vice President, Institutional Equity
Jacki Silar, Senior Women’s Administrator
Kevin White, Vice President and Director, Athletics

Campus Sustainability Committee

The Campus Sustainability Committee (CSC) was created in 2007 as part of the institutional structure to guide development and implementation of the Duke Climate Action Plan (CAP). After review by senior staff and the Board of Trustees, Duke officially submitted its CAP on October 15, 2009 to the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment. The target date for carbon neutrality is 2024. The charge of the CSC moving forward will be to oversee implementation, track progress towards CAP milestones, and report back to the campus community on the CAP and other campus sustainability efforts. Term: 2 years.

Faculty
Lisa Day (School of Nursing), 2019
Lee Ferguson (Pratt School of Engineering), 2019
Heileen Hsu-Kim (Pratt School of Engineering), 2019
Rick Larrick (Fuqua School of Business), 2019
Justin Wright (Biology), 2019
Charlotte Clark (Nicholas School of the Environment), 2018
Tim Profeta, Co-chair (Nicholas School of the Environment), 2018
Jed Purdy (Law), 2018
Liz Shapiro (Nicholas School of the Environment), 2018
Norman Wirzba (Divinity), 2018
Justin Wright (Biology), 2018

Administrators
Tallman Trask, Co-chair, Executive Vice President
Charles Adair, Program Manager, Duke Carbon Offsets Initiative
Carl DePinto, Director, Parking & Transportation
Joe Gonzalez, Associate Dean, Residence Life
Mark Hough, Office of University Architect
Tavey McDaniel Capps, Environmental Sustainability Program Director
Leonora Minai, Director of Communications
John Noonan, Vice President of Facilities
Jane Pleasants, Assist VP, Procurement
Casey Roe, Duke Sustainability Program Coordinator

Undergraduate representatives
To be named

Graduate representatives
To be named

Duke University Greening Initiative
To be named

Co-presidents of Environmental Alliance
To be named

Duke Seize the Grid
To be named

Committee on Duke Forest

Charge: This committee is responsible for planning for the future of the Duke Forest. Faculty serve three-year terms.

Faculty
Dan Richter (Nicholas School of the Environment), 2020
Larry Zelenak (Law School), 2020
James Heffernan (Nicholas School of the Environment), 2019
Anne Yoder (Biology), 2018

Administrators
Tallman Trask, Co-chair, Executive Vice President
Jeff Vincent, Co-chair, Interim Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment
Sally Kornbluth, Provost
David Singleton, Associate University Counsel
Mike Schoenfeld, Vice President, Public Affairs & Government Relations
William LeFevre, Executive Director, Duke Gardens, 2017
Phail Wynn, Vice President, Durham & Regional Affairs, 2017

Student Representative

To be named September 2017

 

Committee on Facilities & Environment

Reviews all projects destined for consideration by the Trustees’ Facilities & Environment Committee. Six faculty and six administrative appointments; co-chaired by one faculty member and one administrative member. Term: 3 years.

Faculty
Chris Woods, Co-chair (Medicine and Global Health), 2018
Robert Swinney (Fuqua School of Business), 2020
Ava Vinesett (Dance), 2020
Henri Gavin (Civil & Environmental Engineering), 2019
Warren Grill (Biomedical Engineering), 2019
Tina Williams (Psychology & Neuroscience), 2018
 

Administrators
Paul Manning, Co-chair, Director, Project Management of Facilities
Sara Childs, Director, Duke Forest
Mike Cragg, Assistant Athletics Director
Mark Hough, Office of the University Architect
Pat Hull, Assistant Director, Institutional Research
Gregory Warwick, Architect, Medical Center & Health System

Duke Student Government
To be named September 2017

Graduate and Professional Student Council
To be named September 2017

Committee on Honorary Degrees

Recommends candidates for Honorary Degrees to the Academic Council and to the Board of Trustees. These recommendations must be approved by both the Council and the Board for the degree to be granted. Faculty term: 3 years.

Faculty
Chris Woods (Medicine and Global Health), 2019
Randy Matory (Cultural Anthropology and Director, Center for African and African American Research), 2018
James Boyle (Law School), 2017
Susan Lozier (Nicholas School of the Environment), 2017
Tom Rankin (Art, Art History, and Visual Studies), 2017

Trustees
Janet Hill, Chair
Robin Ferracone
Elizabeth Kiss
Anna Knight (Observer)
Patricia Morton
N. Shepard Moyle
Carmichael Roberts
Jeffrey Ubben

Ex Officio
Richard Brodhead, President
Sally Kornbluth, Provost

Founders' Day Planning Committee

Charge: Committee’s charge is to facilitate planning for the Founders’ Day Weekend and the awarding of a University Medal at the Convocation in October. Term: 2 years.

Faculty
Harvey Cohen (School of Medicine), 2018
Tom Robisheaux (History), 2018

Administrators
Richard Riddell, Chair, Vice President & University Secretary
Robert Bliwise, Associate Director, Alumni Affairs & Director, Duke Magazine, 2018

Ex Officio
Terry Chambliss, Director, Special Events & University Ceremonies
Don Taylor, Academic Council Chair & University Faculty Marshal
Michael Schoenfeld, Vice President, Public Affairs & Government Relations
Sterly Wilder, Associate Vice President, Alumni Affairs

Harassment Grievance Board

Charge: The Board interprets the Duke harassment policy and sets guidelines for appropriate sanctions. It is also a pool from which individuals are randomly selected to serve on five-member panels to hear specific harassment cases. These panels adjudicate cases, decide whether a violation of the policy has occurred, and recommend actions for resolving complaints. Although appointed by the President, the Office of Institutional Equity handles harassment prevention efforts at Duke and has administrative responsibility for the Harassment Grievance Board. Term: 3 years.

Faculty
Wilkins Aquino (Pratt School of Engineering), 2019
Joe Grieco (Political Science), 2019
Fred Nijhout (Biology and Global Health), 2019
Karin Reuter-Rice (School of Nursing), 2019
Richard Schmalbeck (Law School), 2019
Neil Vidmar (Law School and Psychology), 2018
Carla Brady (Gastroenterology), 2017
Kathy Franz (Chemistry), 2017
Thavolia Glymph (History and African & African American Studies), 2017
Marcy Tucker (Anesthesiology), 2017
Clare Tufts (Romance Studies), 2017
Charles Vacchiano (School of Nursing), 2017

Administrators
Cynthia Clinton (Chair), Director, Harassment Prevention / Special Projects
Lynne Deitch, Director, Staff & Labor Relations
Leann Hinson, Chief HR Officer
Melanie Holden, Human Resources
Sumetrice Porter, Human Resources Manager
Jacki Silar, Senior Associate Vice Dean of Athletics
Evelyn Sturdivant, Duke Health Technology Solutions
Sue Wasiolek, Associate Vice Dean of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Graduate Student Representatives
Brian Crouch
Salima Al-Ismaili
Hengshi Yu
Andrew Tuttle

Undergraduate Student Representatives
Michael Gulcicek
Kayla Thompson
Adam Bullock
Riyanka Ganguly

President’s Art Advisory Committee

Charge: Review all proposals for outdoor public sculpture on campus, both proposed gifts and potential commissions, to ensure that the university encourages the development of an exciting and stimulating visual environment that will enhance Duke’s architecture and physical setting. All units contemplating the installation of public sculpture will submit their plans to this committee, and the committee’s recommendations will in turn be submitted to the Committee on Facilities and Environment for ratification. Term: 3 years

Rick Powell (Art, Art History & Visual Studies), 2020
Barbara Turner (School of Nursing), 2020
Wesley Hogan (Documentary Studies), 2019
Cary Moskovitz (Writing Program), 2019
Ava Vinesett (Dance), 2019
Mark Hough (Office of the University Architect), 2018
William LeFevre (Duke Gardens), 2018
Kristine Stiles (Art, Art History & Visual Studies), 2018
Gennifer Weisenfeld (Art, Art History & Visual Studies), 2018
Sarah Schroth, Director, ex officio

Undergraduate Student Representative
To be named September 2017

Graduate Student Representative
To be named September 2017

President’s Council on Black Affairs

Charge: The Council helps insure that the University pursues its goals of increasing the diversity of the faculty and student body and guaranteeing an excellent experience to students. The Council focuses on student issues for both graduate and undergraduate students. The Council also shares information about events and activities on campus that are relevant to African-American members of the community, and helps disseminate this information more broadly. Term: 3 years.

Faculty
Tommy DeFrantz (Dance), 2020
Trina Jones (Law), 2020
Ben Lee (Pratt School of Engineering), 2019
Jay Pearson (Sanford School of Public Policy), 2019
Darrell Miller (Law School), 2018
Damon Tweedy (School of Medicine), 2018

Administrators
Vince Price, Chair, President
Zoila Airall, Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs
Valerie Ashby, Dean, Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
Arlie Petters, Dean of Academic Affairs & Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Linda Capers, Assistant Director, Center for Multicultural Affairs
Chandra Guinn, Director, ML Williams Center
Deona Hatley, Residence Coordinator
Sally Kornbluth, Provost
Jacqueline Looney, Senior Associate Dean, Graduate Programs
Larry Moneta, Vice President, Student Affairs
Stephen Nowicki, Dean of Undergraduate Education
Ben Reese, Vice President, Institutional Equity

DBA
Danielle Squires

Reginaldo Howard Scholars
To be named fall 2018

Black Graduate and Professional Student Association
To be named fall 2018

Duke Student Government 
Riyanka Ganguly, President
To be named fall 2018

Graduate and Professional Student Council
Rashmi Joglekar, President
To be named fall 2018

Black Student Alliance
Michael Ivory Jr., President
To be named fall 2018

National Pan-Hellenic Council
Tara-Marie Desruisseaux

National Society of Black Engineers
President to be invited fall 2018

The Bouchet Society
President to be invited fall 2018

Transportation Advisory Committee

Charge: The membership of this committee includes twelve Duke University faculty, employees, graduate students and undergraduate students. It replaces the committee formerly known as the Parking Task Force. This committee focuses on broader parking and transportation issues, and makes recommendations to the Executive Vice President. Its principal responsibilities are: 1) Identify improvements to existing services, and needs for new services, in campus parking, transit and bicycle programs; 2) review and provide recommendations for parking policies, parking permit fees, parking violations fines, transit service levels and amenities and bicycle amenities; and 3) provide ongoing communication about transportation plans and services to the University’s academic and medical community. Term: 2 years.

Faculty
Doug Boyer (Evolutionary Anthropology), 2018
Stefan Zauscher (Pratt School of Engineering), 2018
Manijeh Berenji (Community and Family Medicine), 2017
Michael Gustafson (Pratt School of Engineering), 2017
Laceye Warner (Divinity School), 2017

Staff
Jeff Kosokoff, 2018
Tavey McDaniel Capps, 2018
Randy Smith, 2018
Parker Reeves, 2018
LeVelton Thomas, 2018

Undergraduate Students 
Nick Santangelo
Tara Bansal
Will Hardee
Sean Bissell

Graduate Students
Alyson Hoffman
Michael Eggleston
Saketh Vinnakota
Alexis Schwartz
Chase Nunez

Non-Voting Members
Alison Carpenter, Chair, Transit Planner / Transportation Demand Manager
Chuck Catotti, Director, Event Management
John Dailey, Chief of Duke Police
Adem Gusa, Assistant Director, Planning and Design
Melissa Harden, Assistant Director, PTS Strategies
Mark Hough, Office of University Architect
Greg Warwick, Architect, Medical Center & Health System

University Judicial Board

Charge: The responsibilities of the University Judicial Board are outlined in Appendix A of the Duke Community Standard in Practice (Formerly Bulletin of Information and Regulations). Term: 2 years.

Faculty
Doriane Coleman, Chair (Law School), 2017
Amy Bejsovec (Biology), 2018
Ben Lee (Pratt School of Engineering), 2018
Larry Zelenak (Law School), 2018
Arlie Petters (Dean of Academic Affairs and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education), 2017
Philip Rosoff (Pediatrics & Medicine), 2017

Students (2 representatives from each school)

Allied Health:
Neena Pack, 2017
Joshua Fries, 2017

Divinity:
Reginald Wise, 2017
Alison DeLeo, 2017

Nursing:
Kristin Wainwright, 2017
Kaboni Gondwe, 2017

Nicholas School of the Environment:
Shaina Nanavati, 2017
Danica Schaffer-Smith, 2017

Graduate School:
Renee Ragin, 2017
Hangjie Ji, 2017

Law School:
Elizabeth Plaster, 2017
Taylor Jones, 2017

School of Medicine:
Neel Nath, 2017
Adrian Randall, 2017

Fuqua:
Natalie Bray, 2017
Robert Benbow, 2017

Sanford:
Hunter Buckwoth, 2017
Gonzalo Pertile, 2017

Undergraduate Conduct Board:
Madeleine Bernstein, 2017
David Soled, 2017
Sydney Speizman, 2017
Nageen (Surya) Veerabagu, 2017

University Priorities Committee

Charge: This university committee is charged with assessing university and academic priorities, ensuring that the University’s annual and long-term budgets reflect these priorities, and making recommendations to the President. This committee replaces the President’s Advisory Committee on Resources and provides a stronger venue for faculty governance, and for collaboration between faculty leaders and the senior administration. Term: 3 years.

Faculty

Lori Bennear (Nicholas School of the Environment), Chair, 2018
Lisa Keister (Sociology), 2020
Stefan Zauscher (Pratt), 2020
Karin Shapiro (African and African American Studies), 2020
Mark Goodacre (Religious Studies), 2019
William Johnson (Classical Studies), 2019
Debu Purohit (Fuqua School of Business), 2019
Karin Shapiro (African and African American Studies), 2019
Trina Jones (Law School / member of ECAC), 2018
Steffan Bass (Physics), APC Chair

Ex Officio Members (with voting rights)
Vince Price, President
Kyle Cavanaugh, Vice President, Administration
Scott Gibson, Executive Vice Dean, Administration, School of Medicine
Don Taylor, Academic Council Chair
*Sally Kornbluth, Provost
Jim Roberts, Executive Vice Provost, Finance & Administration
*Tallman Trask, Executive Vice President
Tim Walsh, Vice President, Finance
Gene Washington, Chancellor for Health Affairs

Deans
Jeffrey Vincent, Nicholas School of Environment, 2020
David Levi, Law School, 2018

Students
Rashmi Joglekar (GPSC President), 2018
Riyanka Ganguly (DSG President), 2018

Budget and Finance Subcommittee*
Don Taylor, Chair
Sally Kornbluth, ex officio
Tallman Trask, ex officio

Committees appointed by Provost

Academic Integrity Council

The Academic Integrity Council was formed in 2001 and was charged with serving as an umbrella organization for the promotion of academic integrity: facilitating information sharing, coordinating efforts, conducting assessment activities, and serving as consultants.  For FY12-13 it will continue to analyze the results of the 2011 Academic Integrity Survey, foster collaborative research and planning, and make recommendations for policy changes as needed.  (The Survey is reviewed every five years).  The following are being invited to serve a one year term to work on the Academic Integrity Survey review:

Membership should be constituted fall 2016

Academic Programs Committee

The Academic Programs Committee (APC)  is an advisory body to the Provost.  The Committee meets every two weeks, for a total of approximately 18 meetings per academic year.  The membership of the APC is comprised of senior faculty members, six from schools with undergraduate bodies and six from the professional schools, including one from the Executive Committee of the Academic Council.  Ex officio members include the Provost, the Dean of the Graduate School, the Chair of the Academic Council, and the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, among others.  The charge to the APC is a broad one in terms of advising the Provost on university-wide academic issues. The agenda is developed jointly by the Chair and members of the Committee and the Provost.   The APC also provides advice to the Provost on the creation, termination, or contraction of academic units. The APC is tasked with communicating its recommendation to ECAC as well as to the Provost. Term: three years.

Term Ending August 31, 2017

Emily Bernhardt, Chair, Biology
Pankaj Agarwal, Computer Science (will not serve spring 2017)
Thavolia Glymph, African and African American Studies (will not serve 2015-16)
Kirin Khan, Graduate and Professional Student Council Representative
Emily Klein, Nicholas School of the Environment
Rachel Kranton, Economics
Kevin LaBar, Psychology & Neuroscience
Anita Layton, Mathematics
David McAdams, Fuqua School of Business
Anathea Portier-Young, Divinity School
Michael Relf, School of Nursing
Richard Rosa, Romance Studies (will not serve 2016-17)
Joshua Sosin, Classical Studies
Adrienne Stiff-Roberts, Pratt School of Engineering

Term Ending August 31, 2018

Steffen Bass, Vice Chair, Physics
Douglas Campbell, Divinity School
Patrick Charbonneau, Chemistry
Geraldine Dawson, School of Medicine
Maurizio Forte, Classical Studies
Mark Hansen, Literature
Hiroaki Matsunami, School of Medicine
Neil McWilliam, Art, Art History & Visual Studies (will not serve spring 2017)
Joel Meyer, Nicholas School of the Environment
Mark Anthony Neal, African and African American Studies

Term Ending August 31, 2019

Elizabeth Ananat, Sanford School of Public Policy
Gary Bennett, Psychology and Neuroscience
Mitu Gulati, Law School
Michele Longino, Romance Studies
Paul Magwene, Biology
Neil Siegel, Law School

Ex Officio

Valerie Ashby, Dean, Arts & Sciences
William Boulding, Fuqua School of Business
Linda Burton, Dean, Social Sciences
Lawrence Carin, Vice Provost for Research
Jennifer Francis, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Nan Jokerst, Chair, Academic Council
Daniel Kiehart, Dean, Natural Sciences
John Klingensmith, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Graduate School
Sally Kornbluth, Provost
David Malone, Program in Education
Paula McClain, Dean and Vice Provost of the Graduate School
Michael Merson, Vice President and Vice Provost for Global Strategy and Programs
Steve Nowicki, Dean and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Arlie Petters, Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Richard Riddell, Vice President and University Secretary
Erika Weinthal, Chair, Global Priorities Committee
Gennifer Weisenfeld, Dean of the Humanities

Advisory Committee for Online Education (ACOE)

The Advisory Committee for Online Education will advise the Provost, other administrators, and faculty governance committees on issues related to online education. These issues include but are not limited to Duke’s vision for online education; the merits and representativeness of proposed online courses, consortia, and platforms, and how such activities fit within the broad framework of Duke’s online presence; the consequences of new content-delivery models (e.g., intellectual property, faculty effort); the outcomes from completed courses and programs in the context of Duke’s larger academic mission; and the role of online education in promoting innovative and effective teaching. ACOE will communicate, as needed, with other faculty committees with overlapping charges (e.g., Global Priorities, Academic Programs). ACOE will issue advisory reports, if requested, to the administration or to faculty committees on an ad hoc basis.

Term ending August 31, 2017

Shai Ginsburg, Arts of the Moving Image
Steven Grambow, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Bruce Jentleson, Sanford School of Public Policy (Co-chair)
Pranab Majumder, Fuqua School of Business
Craig Roberts, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Term ending August 31, 2018

Denise Comer, Thompson Writing Program
Nita Farahany, School of Law
Mimi Jakoi, Cell Biology
Walter Sinnott-Armstong, Philosophy
Mary Story, School of Medicine

Term ending August 31, 2019

Stephen Craig, Chemistry
Hwansoo Kim, Religious Studies
Pedro Lasch, Art, Art History and Visual Studies
Thomas Metzloff, School of Law
Lincoln Pratson, Nicholas School of the Environment
Emma Rasiel, Economics
Guillermo Sapiro, Pratt School of Engineering

Ex officio

Jennifer Francis, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Tracy Futhey, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Nan Jokerst, Chair of the Academic Council / ECAC Representative
Sally Kornbluth, Co-chair, Provost
Stephen Nowicki, Dean and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Matthew Rascoff, Associate Vice Provost for Digital and Online Education Initiatives
Erika Weinthal, Chair, Global Priorities Committee

Appointment, Promotion, Tenure Committee, Advisory on

The APT Committee is advisory to the Provost and consists of thirteen full professors including the Chair.  Members are drawn from various disciplines and schools from across the University.  They are nominated by the Executive Committee of the Academic Council (ECAC) and appointed by the Provost.  The Committee is charged with evaluating candidates for appointment or promotion to tenure, or promotion to Full Professor.  The President, the Provost, and the Dean of the Graduate School serve as nonvoting ex-officio members of this demanding Committee.  (The Law School and the Clinical Sciences of the Medical Center have separate but analogous Committees.)  Term:  three years.

Term Ending August 31, 2017

Ashish Arora, Chair, Fuqua School of Business
Anne Allison, Cultural Anthropology
Nancy Armstrong, English
Christopher Counter, Pharmacology and Cancer Biology

Term Ending August 31, 2018

Hashim Al-Hashimi, Biochemistry
Joseph Izatt, Pratt School of Engineering
Michael Therien, Chemistry

Term Ending August 31, 2019

Luke Bretherton, Divinity School
Robert Bryant, Mathematics
Margaret Humphreys, History and School of Medicine
Sonke Johnsen, Biology
Lisa Keister, Sociology
Laura Lieber, Religious Studies
Ram Oren, Nicholas School of the Environment

Ex Officio

Richard Brodhead, President
Sally Kornbluth, Provost
Paula McClain, Dean and Vice Provost of the Graduate School

Assessment of Educational and Administrative Support, Committee On

The Committee on Assessment of Educational and Administrative Support was formed in 2009 and is responsible for the assessment of educational support (e.g. libraries, information technology, student affairs) and administrative support (e.g. payroll services, facilities management) throughout the university, including those services provided within individual schools.  Its responsibilities also include developing and communicating high level expectations for assessment activities appropriate to the varying settings in which it will occur across the institution; reviewing reports that document the assessment cycle for each unit and providing constructive feedback to ensure that all units meet appropriate expectations; and encouraging the integration of assessment activities with strategic and budget planning and with departmental and individual performance reviews. The Committee will provide information and recommendations to the Provost and Executive Vice President.

Term Ending June 30, 2019

Kristen Stephens, Program in Education

Ex Officio

Molly Goldwasser, Manager of Institutional Assessment and Accreditation
Jennifer Francis, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Hunter Stokes, Manager of Educational Compliance

Authorship Dispute Board

The Authorship Dispute Board will convene to hear matters of authorship dispute that cannot be resolved at the local level by the authors themselves or in consultation with the laboratory chief, chair or head of department(s), or dean, as appropriate.  The Board will be composed of one chair and three additional faculty members jointly appointed by the Provost and the Dean of the School of Medicine and approved by the Executive Committee of the Academic Council, two ex officio members of the administration, the Vice Provost for Research, and the Vice Dean for Research, one graduate or professional student appointed by the Graduate and Professional Student Council, and one postdoctoral fellow appointed by the Duke University Postdoctoral Association.  If appropriate, the Board may call upon the expertise of other members of the Duke University faculty. Term: 3 years.

Term Ending August 31, 2017

Sue Jinks-Robertson, Chair, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Thomas McIntosh, Cell Biology
James Moody, Sociology

Term Ending August 31, 2019

Michael Fitzgerald, Chemistry

Ex Officio

Lawrence Carin, Vice Provost for Research
Jennifer Francis, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Raphael Valdivia, Vice Dean for Basic Sciences, School of Medicine
To be named, Duke University Postdoctoral Association representative

Bass Connections Advisory Council

The Bass Connections Advisory Council is a university faculty and student committee, advisory to the Provost and Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies. The membership of the Council is comprised of the designated member of each Bass Connections theme (currently five people), four faculty-at-large nominated by the Executive Committee of the Academic Council in consultation with the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, two student representatives, one deans’ representative, and representatives from any professional schools not represented already in the above.

Ex officio members currently include the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies, the Dean and Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education, the Dean of Academic Affairs of Trinity College Arts & Sciences, and a representative from the Graduate School.

The Bass Connections Advisory Council is charged with making recommendations to the Provost and Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies on development of the Bass Connections initiative. Members are also expected to serve as ambassadors and faculty and student representatives of Bass Connections, helping to inform the broader Duke community as well as friends of Duke.

Term Ending August 31, 2017

Grainne Fitzsimons, Fuqua School of Business
Daniel Laskowitz, School of Medicine

Term Ending August 31, 2018

David Toole, Chair, Divinity School
Nicole Barnes, History
Martin Brooke, Pratt School of Engineering
Nicholas Carnes, Sanford School of Public Policy
Lisa Keister, Sociology

Term Ending August 31, 2019

Rachel Brewster, School of Law
Tsitsi Jaji, English
Leigh Ann Simmons, School of Nursing

Theme Leaders

Lori Bennear, Nicholas School of the Environment (Energy Theme)
Robert Calderbank, Arts & Sciences (Information, Society & Culture theme)
Deborah Jenson, Romance Studies and FHI (Brain & Society theme)
Thomas Nechyba, Economics and SSRI (Education & Human Development theme)
Mary Story, Duke Global Health Institute (Global Health theme)
Victoria Szabo, Art, Art History, and Visual Studies (Information, Society and Culture Theme)
Leonard White, School of Medicine (Brain & Society Theme)

Ex-Officio

Ed Balleisen, Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies
John Klingensmith, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Graduate School
Steve Nowicki, Dean and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Arlie Petters, Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

Bass Professorships, Advisory Committee On

The Bass Challenge for Excellence in Undergraduate Education created a distinct subset of Distinguished Professors.  Each Chair established by this challenge is named as directed by the individual donor, whose funds are matched by the Basses.  These Chairs recognize outstanding scholar-teachers with five-year terms, after which the recipients become members of the Bass Society of Fellows.  The Provost’s Advisory Committee on Bass Professorships, nominated by the Executive Committee of the Academic Council and appointed by the Provost, is composed of Bass Professors and Bass Fellows.  The Committee considers the qualifications of nominees and reports its findings to the Provost. Term: three years.

Term Ending August 31, 2017

Tom Ferraro, English
Andrew Janiak, Philosophy
Arlie Petters, Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

Term Ending August 31, 2019

Christine Drea, Biology
Claudia Gunsch, Pratt School of Engineering
Lisa Keister, Sociology

Ex Officio

Richard Brodhead, President
Sally Kornbluth, Provost

Campus Conflict of Interest Committee

Appointed by the Provost and approved by the Executive Committee of the Academic Council, the Campus Conflict of Interest Committee is chaired by the Vice Provost for Research and is a standing committee of the University with voting representatives drawn from the campus schools (Arts & Sciences and Trinity College, Sanford School of Public Policy, Fuqua School of Business, Divinity School, School of Law, Nicholas School of the Environment, and Pratt School of Engineering). Members of Duke’s administration and legal counsel serve ex officio. The Committee is responsible for the review and management of reported or otherwise identified potential conflicts of interest regarding individuals with a primary appointment in one of the campus schools, centers, or institutions of Duke University.  The Committee’s primary function is to protect the integrity of Duke’s research and education missions, as well as the integrity of the organization and the individual. Term: 2-3 years.

Term Ending August 31, 2017

Doriane Coleman, School of Law
Kathleen Donohue, Biology
Craig Henriquez, Pratt School of Engineering
Wayne Norman, Philosophy

Term Ending August 31, 2018

Elizabeth Frankenberg, Sanford School of Public Policy
Kip Frey, Law School
Anathea Portier-Young, Divinity School
Jesko Von Windhein, Nicholas School of the Environment

Term Ending August 31, 2019

Warren Grill, Pratt School of Engineering
Ashleigh Shelby Rosette, Fuqua School of Business

Ex Officio

Lawrence Carin, Chair, Vice Provost for Research
Ann Bradley, Office of University Counsel
Lorna Hicks, Office of Research Support
Keith Hurka-Owen, Office of Research Support
Tina Tyson, Ethics & Compliance Office

China Faculty Council

The China Faculty Council brings together faculty with expertise in China, or significant interest in developing programs in China, to advise the Provost and Associate Vice Provost for Duke Kunshan University (DKU) Programs on program development opportunities, especially for DKU. This mandate will include advising the Provost, Associate Vice Provost, and other administrative and faculty governance bodies as appropriate, on the allocation of seed money, including solicitation and review of faculty proposals for research, conferences, courses and programs. This Council will also seek to facilitate research connections and new collaborations for faculty members or units interested in working in China and/or linking ongoing projects to China.  The Council will meet at least monthly, for a total of approximately nine meetings per academic year. The membership of the Council will comprise 10-15 faculty members appointed by the Provost, and the total membership shall include one member from the Global Priorities Committee. The Chair shall be a member of the faculty. This Council may form working groups on particular aspects of China programming, and may appoint additional members to these working groups.

Term ending June 30, 2017

Marc Deshusses, Pratt School of Engineering
Guo-Juin Hong, Arts of the Moving Image
Emerson Niou, Political Science
Xiao-Fan Wang, Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Fang-Fang Yin, Medical Physics Program

Term ending June 30, 2018

Jen-Tsan Chi, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology and Center for Genomic & Computational Biology
Greg Gray, School of Medicine
Jim Zhang, Nicholas School of the Environment and Duke Global Health Institute

Term ending June 30, 2019

Nicole Barnes, History
Melanie Manion, Political Science

Ex Officio

James Dobbins, Associate Vice Provost for Duke Kunshan University Programs
Jennifer Francis, Fuqua School of Business
Linda Franzoni, Pratt School of Engineering
Haiyan Gao, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Duke Kunshan University and Physics
Nan Jokerst, Academic Council Chair and Engineering
Sally Kornbluth, Provost
Mike Merson, Vice Provost-Vice President for Global Strategy and Programs
Steve Nowicki, Dean and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Arlie Petters, Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Noah Pickus, Associate Provost, Director of the Kenan Institute, and Public Policy
Erika Weinthal, Chair, Global Priorities Committee

Council for the Arts

The Council for the Arts’ charge is to advise the Provost on policy and resource issues in the arts, to promote collaborative activity and programming among professional, academic, and student arts organizations at Duke and in the Durham community, to provide a forum for the exchange of information between arts organizations at Duke, to promote interdisciplinary projects in the arts, to select the recipient of the Sudler Award in the Arts, and to report annually to the Provost on the state of the arts at Duke and progress toward goals and objectives.

Term Ending August 1, 2017

Jennifer Chambers, Duke Alumni Association
Sheila Dillon, Art, Art History & Visual Studies
Eric Ferreri, Office of News & Communications
Aaron Greenwald, Duke Performances
Chandra Guinn, Mary Lou Williams Center for Black Culture
Ted Mott, Experimental and Documentary Arts (serving as acting Chair, fall 2016)
Luke Powery, Duke Chapel
Lou Rollins, Durham and Regional Affairs
Purnima Shah, Dance Program

Term Ending August 1, 2018

Sarah Beckwith, English
Jeremy Begbie, Divinity School
Susan Berndt, University Development Office
Guo-Juin Hong, Arts of the Moving Image
Deborah Jenson, Franklin Humanities Institute
Lisa McCarty, University Library
Christopher Roby, Office of Student Affairs
Jeffrey Storer, Chair of Theater Studies
Sharon Swanson, Health Arts Network at Duke

Term Ending August 1, 2019

Wesley Hogan, Center for Documentary Studies
Thomas Rankin, Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts (will not serve fall 2016)
Sarah Schroth, Nasher Museum of Art

Ex-officio

Scott Lindroth, Vice Provost for the Arts
Gennifer Weisenfeld, Dean of the Humanities

Distinguished Professorships, Advisory Committee On

Each School of the University has a Distinguished Professorships Committee (DPC) that evaluates faculty nominated for Distinguished Chairs. These Committees are formed according to the by-laws of the schools, but generally are constituted of members who are themselves holders of Distinguished Chairs. These Committees report to the Deans of their respective schools and ultimately to the Provost who will recommend faculty to the Board of Trustees for Distinguished Honors.

There is also a University Distinguished Professorships Committee advisory to the Provost directly. This Committee convenes at the call of the Provost to consider candidates that the school DPC’s are unable to appropriately review, e.g. the nominee’s work may be too broadly interdisciplinary. The University DPC meets infrequently. It may provide a core around which an ad hoc committee is formed, drawing faculty as appropriate to consider special cases.

David Beratan, Chemistry
Larry Carin, Vice Provost for Research
Joanne Kurtzberg, School of Medicine
Richard Lischer, Divinity School
Susan Lozier, Nicholas School of the Environment
David Rhode, Political Science

Duke University Press Editorial Advisory Board

The Editorial Advisory Board was created in 1982 in order to bring the Press into a more active and meaningful relationship with the faculty.  Its role is to ensure that the name of Duke University appears only on publications that have met high standards of peer review.  Board members also are asked to provide advice to the Press on such editorial matters as the choice of reviewers in areas of the members’ expertise and on broader policy issues.  Term:  three years and once renewable.

Priscilla Wald, Chair, English

Term Ending July 31, 2017

Louise Meintjes, Music
Diane Nelson, Cultural Anthropology
Carlos Rojas, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies

Term Ending July 31, 2018

Jay Cameron Carter, Divinity School
Deborah Jenson, Franklin Humanities Institute
Mark Anthony Neal, African and African American Studies
Jocelyn Olcott, History
Kathi Weeks, Women's Studies
Ara Wilson, Women's Studies

Term Ending July 31, 2019

Frances Hasso, Women's Studies
Adriane Lentz-Smith, History
Claudia Milian, Romance Studies

Ex Officio

Naomi Nelson, Rubenstein Library

Global Priorities Committee

The Global Priorities Committee (GPC) is an advisory body of the Vice President and Vice Provost for Global Strategy and Programs (VP & VP-GSP) and the Provost.  The Committee meets monthly, for a total of approximately nine meetings per academic year.  The membership of the GPC comprises senior faculty members, six from schools with undergraduate bodies and six from the professional schools.  The total membership includes one member of the Executive Committee of the Academic Council and one or two from the broader membership of the Academic Council, and the Chair is a member of the faculty.  The GPC is charged with reviewing and refining Duke’s global strategy and assessing university and academic programs and activities operating globally, both when they are being created and in monitoring ongoing performance.  Term:  three years (with possibility of reappointment).

Term Ending June 30, 2018

Tana Johnson, Sanford School of Public Policy
Louise Meintjes, Music
Nathan Thielman, School of Medicine
Giovanni Zanalda, Economics
Jim Zhang, Nicholas School of the Environment

Term Ending June 30, 2019

Michael Bergin, Pratt School of Engineering
Phil Stern, History
Mohan Venkatachalam, Fuqua School of Business

Term Ending June 30, 2020

Brian Hare, Evolutionary Anthropology
Laurence Helfer, Law School
Melanie Manion, Political Science
Jose-Maria Rodriguez-Garcia, Romance Studies
Krishna Udayakumar, School of Medicine

Ex Officio

Laura Brinn, Director of Global Communications
Jim Dobbins, Associate Vice Provost and Director, DKU Program Office
Patrick Duddy, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Jennifer Francis, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Deborah Jakubs, University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs
Amanda Kelso, Duke Global Education for Undergraduates
Sally Kornbluth, Provost
Janie Long, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Michael Merson, Vice President and Vice Provost for Global Strategy and Programs
Steve Nowicki, Dean and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Arlie Petters, Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Don Taylor, Academic Council Chair

Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Subjects in Non-Medical Research

Duke University’s agreement with the Office of Human Research Protections stipulates that all research with human subjects conducted by Duke employees (faculty, staff, and students) be reviewed in accordance with the federal regulations for the protection of research subjects (45 CFR 46). The regulations give the IRB the authority to review and to either approve, require modifications to, or disapprove research with human subjects using specific review criteria provided in the regulations. Duke Policy, as approved by the Academic Council, and IRB Policy also regulates the activities of the IRB.

Julie Edell, Chair, Fuqua School of Business
D. Sunshine Hillygus, Associate Chair, Political Science
Tobias Egner, Psychology & Neuroscience
Susan Lasley, Office of Research Support
Mark Leary, Psychology & Neuroscience
Barbara McLean, community representative
Candice Odgers, Sanford School of Public Policy
Carl Rose, community representative
Jack Soll, Fuqua School of Business
Heather Stapleton, Nicholas School of the Environment

Alternates

Ann E. Bradley, Office of University Counsel
Linda K. George, Sociology
Mitu Gulati, School of Law

Intellectual Property Board

Duke University Policy on Intellectual Property Rights shall be interpreted and administered by the University Intellectual Property Board, to consist of seven members appointed by the Provost, no fewer than four of whom shall be members of the faculty nominated by the Executive Committee of the Academic Council (and from among whom the Committee’s Chair shall be appointed).  The Board shall publish such additional interpretations, regulations and requirements, and shall take such other administrative actions, as are necessary to the suitable discharge of its duties and the adequate functioning of this policy, including specific provisions for the further appointment of its members; but in every case the Committee’s interpretations, regulations and requirements, as well as its administrative actions, shall be consistent with the provisions expressed in the Duke University Policy on Intellectual Property Rights.  Term:  three years.

Term Ending August 31, 2017

F. Hadley Cocks, Chair, Pratt School of Engineering
James Boyle, School of Law

Term Ending August 31, 2019

Bruce Maggs, Computer Science

Ex Officio

Lawrence Carin, Vice Provost for Research
Raphael Valdivia, Vice Dean for Basic Sciences, School of Medicine

Library Council

Established in 1929 by action of the faculty of the University, the Library Council advises the University Librarian and the Provost on matters relating to general policy.  In addition, it acts as a sounding board for proposed major changes and serves as a communication link between the library and the faculty.  The Council is composed of a minimum of nine faculty members nominated by the Executive Committee of the Academic Council and appointed by the Provost.   The University Librarian and members of the Library’s Executive Group are also members of the Council.  Term:  three years for faculty members, one year for President of Librarians Assembly, one year for Duke Student Government Vice President for Academic Affairs, and one year for representatives from the Graduate and Professional School Council.

Term Ending August 31, 2017

Lisa Huettel, Chair, Pratt School of Engineering
Sumedha Ariely, Duke Global Health Institute
Jehanne Gheith, Slavic & Eurasian Studies
Jocelyn Olcott, History
Charles Piot, Cultural Anthropology
Philip Stern, History (will not serve spring 2016)

Term Ending August 31, 2018

Dominika Baran, English
Doug Boyer, Evolutionary Anthropology
Guo-Juin Hong, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Rebecca Stein, Cultural Anthropology
Victoria Szabo, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

Term Ending August 31, 2019

Jasmine Nichole Cobb, African and African American Studies
William Johnson, Classical Studies
Anthony Kelley, Music
Manoj Mohanan, Sanford School of Public Policy
James Roberts, Economics
Lynn Smith-Lovin, Sociology (will not serve 2016-17)
Thomas Witelski, Mathematics

Ex Officio

Robert L. Byrd, Associate University Librarian for Collections Services
Ann Elsner, Director of Administrative Services
Thomas Hadzor, Director of Development
Deborah Jakubs, University Librarian and Vice Provost for Library Affairs
Timothy McGeary, Duke University Libraries
Gilbert Merkx, Director of International and Area Studies
Naomi Nelson, Duke University Libraries
Kim Steinle, Library Relations Manager, Duke University Press

Master's Advisory Council

The Masters Advisory Council (MAC) is a university faculty and staff committee appointed by the Provost. MAC members are recommended by the Deans and Signature Institute Directors, with rotating leadership appointed by the Provost. Members of MAC are initially appointed for a three-year term, with opportunity for renewal. The MAC is charged with the following tasks, covering all professional masters programs and other non-departmental or interdisciplinary masters programs (research programs remain in the purview of the Graduate School): Monitor growth; Advise on development of new programs, and review operational aspects and effects of new program proposals before they are considered by APC (This review should focus on structural, resource and logistical aspects of the programs. The MAC review will not assess or comment on the content or the intellectual underpinnings of the proposal since these assessments will be made in other steps of the review process.); Make recommendations to the Provost and Deans on charging and sharing tuition, cross-listing courses, financial aid and other operational issues; Serve as a resource for APC and other committees as needed; Make recommendations to Provost and Deans about review processes for programs; Serve as a liaison to student services to ensure that resources are available as programs grow; Make recommendations on work requirements and pay standards for students who are employed at the university while enrolled in master’s programs; Provide an annual report on enrollments; as well as other issues as charged by Provost. Meetings of the MAC will be called and agendas set by the leadership. Frequency of meetings will vary, but will be held not more often than monthly.

Brad Fox, Co-chair, Pratt School of Engineering
Paula McClain, Co-chair, Dean of the Graduate School & Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Kathy Pfeiffer Bader, Office of Student Information Systems and Services
Jacqueline Barnett, School of Medicine
Frank Blalark, Registrar
Debra Brandon, School of Nursing
Bob Byrd, Duke University Libraries
Margaret Carman, School of Nursing
Jeffery Conklin-Miller, Divinity School
Elizabeth Gustafson, Law School
Patrick Halpin, Nicholas School of the Environment
Craig Henriquez, Pratt School of Engineering
John Klingensmith, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Graduate School
Cory Krupp, Sanford School of Public Policy
Larry Moneta, Vice President, Student Affairs
Sherri Nevius, Nicholas School of the Environment
Amy Oates, Financial Services and Systems
Jerry Reiter, Computer Science
Mary Story, Community & Family Medicine and Global Health
Carlo Tomasi, Computer Science
Mohan Venkatachalam, Fuqua School of Business
Len White, Faculty Network member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Misconduct in Research Committee

The Committee is appointed by the Provost. Its charge is to assess, determine, advise and report allegations to the Misconduct Review Officer (MRO), to distinguish between carelessness or incompetence and misconduct, to ensure the health and safety of research participants, and to preserve and protect physical evidence such as research data. The assessment outcome will be provided to the MRO in a written report accompanied by all relevant documents.  Term: three years.

Term Ending August 31, 2017

Deborah DeMott, School of Law
David Katz, Pratt School of Engineering

Term Ending August 31, 2018

David Beratan, Chair, Chemistry
Kathleen Donohue, Biology
Philip Rosoff, School of Medicine
Avner Vengosh, Nicholas School of the Environment
Neil Vidmar, Law School

Term Ending August 31, 2019

Nancy MacLean, History
Jacqueline Waeber, Music

Ex Officio

Jennifer Francis, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Sally Kornbluth, Provost

Office of Licensing & Ventures Board

The OLV Board consists of seven members. Five Board members shall be selected from the faculty and two from the administration. Three of the faculty members shall be selected by the Chancellor of Health Affairs (Chancellor), in consultation with the Dean of the School of Medicine; the Provost shall select two faculty from Campus Schools in consultation with the Deans of those Schools. One of the Campus representatives shall be a faculty member in the Pratt School of Engineering. The Chancellor shall select the School of Medicine administrative representative, and the Provost will select the Campus administrative representative. The Board will be co-Chaired by the Campus and School of Medicine administrative representatives. The director of OLV shall be a non-voting ex-officio member of the Board and the Board shall designate an ex-officio Secretary of the Board. A designated member of the Counsel’s Office shall also be a non-voting ex-officio member of the Board. The director of OLV shall report jointly to the Provost and Chancellor, or their designees, who would be the administrative members of the Board. The Board shall: (1) Receive and review the annual report of the director of the OLV and consult with the director of the OLV when requested; (2) Report to the President or designee on the implementation of this policy, and recommend such new or different policies or guidelines as may be more suitable for the achievement of its objectives; (3) Sit as a tribunal for the resolution of specific disputes involving the ownership of and equities involved in inventions, on appeal from decisions of the director of the OLV; (4) Receive requests for interpretations of this policy and, after deliberation, recommend to the President such interpretations as it considers appropriate; and (5) Receive, review and recommend to the Chancellor and Provost the OLV budget as annually submitted by the Director of OLV. Term: three years.

Larry Carin, Vice Provost for Research (Co-chair and Provost administrative representative)
Scott Gibson, Executive Vice Dean for Administration, School of Medicine (Co-Chair and Chancellor administrative representative)

Term Ending August 31, 2019

Jeffrey Glass, Pratt School of Engineering
Donald McDonnell, School of Medicine
Arti Rai, School of Law
Svati Shah, School of Medicine
Cynthia Toth, School of Medicine
Jennifer West, Pratt School of Engineering

Radiological Safety, University Committee On

The Committee consists of four members plus a Chair appointed by the Provost and monitors radiation safety in offices and laboratories across the campus and advises the Radiation Safety Officer on matters of concern. Term: four years.

Term Ending August 31, 2017

Ying Wu, Physics

Term Ending August 31, 2018

Mark Dewhirst, School of Medicine
Calvin Howell, Physics

Term Ending August 31, 2019

Ross Widenhoefer, Chair, Chemistry

Term Ending August 31, 2020

Dewey McCafferty, Chemistry

Ex Officio

Keith Hurka-Owen, Office of Research Support
Wayne Thomann, Occupational & Environmental Safety
Terry Yoshizumi, Radiation Safety Officer

Research Policy Committee

Chaired by the Vice Provost for Research, the Research Policy Committee is a standing committee of the University with representatives from the administration, Legal Counsel, and the schools of Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering, Environment, Law, and Medicine. It is responsible for writing Duke University’s research policies, reviewing institutional research policies and procedures on a regular basis and proposing modifications, as necessary, and ensuring that the research community is educated in the standards for the conduct, reporting, and supervision of research.

Term Ending August 31, 2017

Bradi Granger, School of Nursing
Francis Keefe, Psychology & Neuroscience
Kevin LaBar, Psychology & Neuroscience
Helen “Sunny” Ladd, Sanford School of Public Policy
Giuseppe Lopomo, Fuqua School of Business
Jonathan Mattingly, Mathematics
Kenneth Poss, Cell Biology
Rytas Vilgalys, Biology

Term Ending August 31, 2018

Claudia Gunsch, Pratt School of Engineering

Dean Appointed Representatives

Stuart Benjamin, School of Law
Linda Burton, Dean of Social Sciences
Prasad Kasibhatla, Nicholas School of the Environment
Daniel Kiehart, Dean of the Natural Sciences
George Truskey, Pratt School of Engineering

Other Committee Members

Ann Bradley (Appointed by the University Counsel)
Phillip Buchanan (Appointed by the Senior Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development)

Ex Officio

Lawrence Carin, Chair, Vice Provost for Research
Tom Davis, Office of Sponsored Programs
Jennifer Francis, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Keith Hurka-Owen, Office of Research Support
Paula McClain, Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Graduate Education
John Michnowicz, Office of Research Administration
Tina Tyson, Ethics & Compliance Office, School of Medicine
Raphael Valdivia, Acting Vice Dean for Basic Science, School of Medicine

Schedule Committee, University

With representatives from across the University (faculty, administrators, and students), this Committee discusses a broad range of issues relevant to the University calendar and recommends policy changes to the Provost.  It also submits a University calendar “one year out” for the Provost’s approval. Term:  three years.

Term ending August 31, 2017

Irene Silverblatt, Cultural Anthropology

Term Ending August 31, 2018

Steve Baldwin, Chemistry
Joe Nadeau, Pratt School of Engineering

Term Ending August 31, 2019

Prasad Kasibhatla, Nicholas School of the Environment

Ex Officio

Frank Blalark, Chair, Assistant Vice Provost and University Registrar
Suze Bear, School of Law
Brad Berndt, Athletics
Terry Chambliss, Office of the University Secretary
Lori Crooks, School of Medicine
Linda Franzoni, Pratt School of Engineering
Paula Gilbert, Continuing Education
Bebe Mills, School of Nursing
Cindy Peters, Nicholas School of the Environment
Dawn Schaefer, Registrar’s Office
Sue Wasiolek, Student Affairs
Pamela White, Fuqua School of Business
Susan Williford, Graduate School
Gerald Wilson, Trinity College

Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory (TUNL) Advisory Committee

The Committee consists of seven members including a Chair of the Committee, the Chairs of the Physics Departments at each of the three institutions, and one additional representative from each institution.  The faculty representative is appointed by the Provost of his/her individual university. The  Committee is expected to be available for consultation on matters of University policy affecting the laboratory, such as possible needs of increased building space, tenured staff, or other University support, and shall advise the Provosts of Duke, UNC and NCSU.   Term:  five years for the Director, varied for others.

Calvin Howell, Chair, Physics, Duke University
Art Champagne, Physics, UNC-CH
Haiyan Gao, Physics, Duke University
Paul Huffman, Physics, NCSU
Michael Paesler, Physics, NCSU
Werner Tornow, Physics, Duke University
John Wilkerson, Physics, UNC-CH

University Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award, Committee of the

Consists of three past chairs of the Academic Council.  The Deans of each School present a nominee for the consideration of the Committee which in turn makes a recommendation to the Provost.  Term: one semester.

Spring 2016

To be appointed