Faculty Governance

RPT (Retention Promotion and Tenure)

Oversees procedures that ensure fair evaluation of and rewards for professional duties performed within the Dept, as well as promotion and tenure considerations.

  • Chair, Rolf Prade
  • Member, Wouter Hoff
  • Member, Erika Lutter
  • Alternate, Marianna Patrauchan

RPT: Guidelines for selection, reappointment, and promotion of faculty

Workload Policy (link)

Advisory Committee (to Dept Head)

Advises Department Head as required by Dean and as needed to move quickly on strategic opportunities.

  • Rob Burnap
  • Babu Fathepure
  • Rolf Prade

Graduate Program

Oversees graduate student recruitment and admissions, makes TA assignments, and maintains the graduate program handbook.

  • Chair, Babu Fathepure
  • Member, Jeff Hadwiger
  • Member, Wouter Hoff
  • Member, Erika Lutter
  • Member, Randy Morgenstein

Graduate Program guidelines (link)

Undergraduate Curriculum and Assessment

Oversees and coordinates undergraduate curriculum and prepares annual Assessment report.

  • Chair, Rob Burnap
  • Member, Matt Cabeen
  • Member, Karen Wozniak
  • Member, Garry Marley
  • Liaison, Connie Budd
  • Liaison, Tyler George

Awards Committee

Oversees scholarships and awards, tracks opportunities, solicits applications and nominations, selects winners, and works with office staff to organize Spring awards banquet.

  • Chair, Noha Youssef
  • Member, Sabrina Beckmann
  • Member, Mostafa Elshahed
  • Liaison, Tyler George

Public Relations and Social Media

Promotes faculty and students for awards. Write press releases and "blurbs" for social media and news. Maintain social media presence.

  • Chair, Avi Mitra
  • Member, Sabrina Beckmann
  • Member, Erika Lutter
  • Member, Tyler George

Facilities Committee

Oversees purchase and maintenance of common equipment. Sets policies concerning training and equipment use.

  • Chair, Matt Cabeen
  • Member, Avi Mitra
  • Member, Marianna Patrauchan
  • Member, Gary Marley