Self-Study Subcommittee Members

Criterion One: Mission

The institution’s mission is clear and articulated publicly; it guides the institution’s operations.

Committee Members

    • Chair: William Tate, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and Vice Provost of Graduate Education, Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor in Arts & Sciences
    • John Berg, Vice Chancellor for Admissions
    • Jill Friedman, Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs
    • Julie Kennedy, Senior Content Editor for Public Affairs
    • Richard Smith, Ralph E. Morrow Distinguished University Professor
    • Sharon Stahl, Vice Chancellor for Students
    • Alison Whelan, Senior Associate Dean for Education at the School of Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
    • Gerhild Williams, Vice Provost, Barbara Schaps Thomas and David M. Thomas Professor in the Humanities in Arts and Sciences, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Criterion Two: Integrity - Ethical and Responsible Conduct

The institution acts with integrity; its conduct is ethical and responsible.

Committee Members 

    • Chair: Elzbieta Sklodowska, William R. Randolph Professor in Arts & Sciences
    • Elaine Berland, Associate Dean in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
    • Sue Hosack, University Registrar
    • Dirk Killen, Associate Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences
    • Tamara King, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Judicial Programs
    • Linda Nicholson, Stiritz Distinguished Professor of Women’s Studies
    • Lorraine Goffe-Rush, Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
    • Michael Runiewicz, Director of Student Financial Services
    • Christine Street, Assistant Director of Disability Resources for Cornerstone

Criterion Three: Teaching and Learning - Quality, Resources and Support

The institution provides high quality education, whatever and however its offerings are delivered.

Committee Members 

    • Chair: Bob Wiltenburg, Dean of University College in Arts & Sciences
    • Timothy Bono, Assistant Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and Lecturer in Psychology
    • James Davis, Professor Emeritus of Political Science in Arts & Sciences
    • Harvey Fields, Assistant Director Academic Programs, Cornerstone
    • Gina Frey, Florence E. Moog Professor of STEM Education and Executive Director of The Teaching Center
    • Gary Hochberg, Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs at Olin Business School
    • Joy Kiefer, Director of Undergraduate Research and Associate Dean in Arts & Sciences
    • Lynn McCloskey, Assistant Provost and Director of Institutional Research & Analysis
    • Kathy Miller, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences
    • Jennifer Romney, Assistant Dean in the College of Arts & Sciences
    • Erin Toohey, Academic Programs Analyst and Special Projects Manager at Olin Business School
    • Jeffrey Trzeciak, University Librarian

Criterion Four: Teaching and Learning - Evaluation and Improvement

The institution demonstrates responsibility for the quality of its educational programs, learning environments and support services, and it evaluates their effectiveness for student learning through processes designed to promote continuous improvement.

Committee Members 

    • Co-Chair: Gina Frey, Florence E. Moog Professor of STEM Education and Executive Director of The Teaching Center
    • Co-Chair: Heidi Kolk, Associate Director of American Culture Studies and Assistant Director of Assessment
    • James Davis, Professor Emeritus of Political Science in Arts & Sciences
    • Steve Malter, Associate Dean and Director of Undergraduate Programs at Olin Business School
    • Carol Mollman, Assessment Coordinator, University Libraries
    • Jennifer Smith, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
    • Mark Smith, Associateistant Vice Chancellor and Director of the Career Center
    • Kurt Thoroughman, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering in Arts & Sciences

Criterion Five: Resources, Planning and Institutional Effectiveness

The institution’s resources, structures and processes are sufficient to fulfill its mission, improve the quality of its educational offerings and respond to future challenges and opportunities. The institution plans for the future.

Committee Members 

    • Chair: Dennis Martin, Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences
    • Bill Darby, Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences and Professor of Engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science
    • Mary Ann Dzuback, Director of the Program in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies in Arts & Sciences
    • Lorraine Goffe-Rush, Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
    • Denise Hirschbeck, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Information Services and Technology
    • Steve Hoffner, Associate Vice Chancellor for Operations
    • Jamie Kolker, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Campus Planning and Director of Capital Projects in Facilities Planning & Management
    • Lynn McCloskey, Assistant Provost and Director of Institutional Research & Analysis
    • Gail Oltmanns, Associate University Librarian
    • Ellen Rostand, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs
    • Rob Wild, Associate Vice Chancellor for Students

Federal Compliance Committee Members

    • Chair: Gail Peters, Executive Director of Compliance and Audit
    • James (Jim) Myles, Director of Compliance Audit
    • Michael Runiewicz, Director of Student Financial Services

Operational Support Committee Members

    • Chair: Rob Schmidt, Director of Application Development & Support
    • Jill Edwards, Project Manager University Accreditation Programs
    • Chris Freeland, Associate University Librarian
    • Bill Fryman, Head of Library Systems
    • Jeff Huestis, Associate University Librarian
    • Holli Kubly, Project Manager, Online Service Delivery
    • Teresa Lane, Director, Digital Content Strategy for Public Affairs
    • Karen Paul, Application Design Manager
    • Ryan Rhea, Content Editor for Public Affairs
    • Sonya Rooney, University Archivist

School Report Representative Committee Members

    • Nicole Allen, Assistant Dean, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts
    • Kurt Dirks, Senior Associate Dean of Programs and Bank of America Professor of Managerial Leadership, Olin Business School
    • Andwele Jolly, Executive Management Fellow, School of Medicine
    • Ken Keller, Director of Arts & Sciences Computing, Arts & Sciences
    • Chris Kroeger, Associate Dean for Students, School of Engineering
    • Tomea Mersmann, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Lecturer, School of Law
    • Nancy Mueller, Assistant Dean for Planning and Evaluation, Brown School of Social Work
    • Linda Reimann, Assistant Dean for Strategic Planning and Executive Director of the Joint Office of Strategic Planning, School of Medicine