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Academic Council Committees

Academic Council Executive Committee (2018-19)

Elected by the Academic Council from its membership, the Executive Committee of the Academic Council (ECAC) meets weekly during the academic year and as necessary during the summer months. ECAC meets regularly with the senior officers of the university and a few times per year with the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees. ECAC serves as the Committee on Committees for the Academic Council and the university faculty.

Don Taylor, Chair, Sanford School of Public Policy
Claudia Gunsch, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Erika Weinthal, Nicholas School of the Environment
Larry Zelenak, Law School
Ellen Davis, Divinity School
Lisa Keister, Sociology
Mark Anthony Neal, African and African American Studies
Victoria Szabo, Art, Art History and Visual Studies

Faculty Hearing Committee (2017-18)
Functions defined in Appendix N of the Faculty Handbook. Elected annually by the Academic Council upon nomination by the Executive Committee of the Academic Council — term: three years.

Sam Buell, Chair (Law School) 2020
Craig Henriquez (Biomedical Engineering) 2020
Maggie Lemos (Law School) 2020 
Julie Edell (Fuqua School of Business) 2019
Thavolia Glymph (History) 2019
Cristina Hendrix (School of Nursing) 2019
Trina Jones (School of Law) 2019
Doug Marchuk (Molecular Genetics and Microbiology) 2019
Harvey Cohen (Medicine) 2018
Stefano Curtarolo (Pratt School of Engineering) 2018
Dave McClay (Biology) 2018
Karen Neander (Philosophy) 2018

Faculty Compensation Committee (2017-18)
Monitors faculty compensation; studies issues relating to faculty salaries and benefits and advises the Administration in this area. Term: three years.

Emma Rasiel, Chair (Economics) 2018
Merlise Clyde (Statistical Science) 2018
David Siegel (Political Science) 2018
Hayden Bosworth (Medicine / Psychology & Behavioral Sciences) 2020
Sharron Docherty (School of Nursing) 2020
Rick Hoyle (Psychology & Neuroscience) 2020

Kim Harris (Provost’s Budget Office)

Faculty Scholars Committee (2017-18)
Selects undergraduate candidates for the faculty-endowed award. Term: three years

Carlos Rojas, Chair (Asian & Middle Eastern Studies) 2018
Nathaniel Mackey (English) 2018
Anne-Maria Makhulu (Cultural Anthropology and AAAS) 2019
Kathy Nightingale (Biomedical Engineering) 2019
Danny Lew (Pharmacology and Cancer Biology) 2020

Faculty Committee on Elections (2017-18)
Supervises the election of members of the Academic Council. Term: two years.

Amy Bejsovec, Chair (Biology) 2018
Harvey Cohen (Medicine) 2019
Julie Edell (Fuqua School of Business) 2019