College of Arts and Sciences
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Executive Committee

  • A&S Executive Committee

    The Arts and Sciences Executive Committee (EC) is a shared governance body of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and advisory body to the Dean. The body provides a mechanism to discuss daily business, policy and larger philosophical and strategic issues. Its functions include leadership, administrative and policy-making responsibilities.

    The Arts and Sciences Executive Committee consists of the Dean, Associate Deans, and Chairs and Program Directors of all the degree programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, except for degree programs that exist under the auspices of a department. 


    See College of Arts and Sciences Shared Governance Bylaws

    EC Calendar

    2015-16 Meeting Schedule and Minutes


     September 18    Retreat  Minutes

    October 7          EC Meeting - Cancelled

    October 28        EC Meeting Minutes

    November 18    EC Meeting - Minutes are under review

    December 2       Closed Budget Session 

    December 9     EC Meeting


    January 6          EC Meeting         

    January 27        EC Meeting 

    February 17       EC Meeting 

    March 9            EC Meeting  


    March 30          EC Meeting 

    April 20             EC Meeting 

    May 11             EC Meeting 

    June 1              EC Meeting 

    2015-16 Executive Committee Membership


    Dean, College of Arts and Sciences David Powers, Dean
    Associate Dean for Arts and Humanities Kan Liang, Associate Dean 
    Associate Dean for Social Sciences and Professional Programs   Kathleen La Voy, Associate Dean
    Anthropology, Sociology, & Social Work Rob Efird, Chair
    Art and Art History  Naomi Hume, Chair
    Asian Studies  Enyu Zhang, Director
    Communication Chris Paul, Chair
    Criminal Justice  Jacqueline Helfgott, Chair
    English  Charles Tung, Acting Chair
    Environmental Studies  Gordon Miller, Director
    Faculty-Staff Senate Chris Paul, President
    History Tom Taylor, Chair
    Honors Program Sean McDowell, Director
    Institute of Public Service Larry Hubbell, Director
    International Studies  Rob Andolina, Director
     Liberal Studies Sven Arvidson, Director
     Military Science  LTC Kerry Norman, Chair
    Modern Languages & Cultures Victor Reinking, Chair
    Nonprofit Leadership Maureen Feit, Director
    Performing Arts and Arts Leadership Rosa Joshi, Acting Chair
    Philosophy  Maria Carl, Chair
    Political Science  Jacquelyn Miller, Acting Chair
    Psychology  Erica Lilleleht, Chair
    Sports Administration and Leadership      Maylon Hanold, Acting Director
    Study of Sport & Exercise (Center for) Eric Dugan, Director
    Theology & Religious Studies  Sharon Suh, Chair
    Women & Gender Studies  Christina Roberts, Director

    Non-Voting Members

    Academic Program Manager Rhonda Woods
    Administrative Support to the EC (Dean's Assistant)  Heather Reis Fike
    Assistant Dean for Student Academic Support Kate Elias
    Budget and Operations Manager Sally Hogan
    Director of Marketing and Communication Laura Paskin
    Elected Staff Representative Em Olsen