2017 – 2018 Academic Council Committees and Liaisons


Senior Council members: set agendas and chair evening meetings; attend morning agenda committee meetings; serve as liaison to faculty and administration

  • Darryn Waugh, fall 2017
  • Sharon Achinstein, spring 2018
Appointments and Promotions

Communicate with ad hoc committee chairs on procedural matters/questions; review checklists for ad hoc committee reports; review and approve all assistant professor (tenure-track) and other non-tenure track faculty appointments

  • Jane Bennett, chair
  • Sharon Achinstein
  • Kevin Hemker
  • Darryn Waugh [Board of Review]
Academic Affairs

Review and provide recommendations to Council on proposals from the following standing committees: KSAS Curriculum Committee, WSE Curriculum Committee, Homewood Graduate Board, Whiting School Graduate Committee and the Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Academic Committee

  • Bill Leslie, chair [AAP Academic Committee]
  • Edward Bouwer [WSE Curriculum Committee]
  • Mary Favret [KSAS Curriculum Committee]
  • Tak Igusa (fall)/ Howard Katz (spring) [WSE Graduate Committee]
  • Daniel Reich [Homewood Graduate Board/ Doctor of Philosophy Board]
Administration and Bylaws

Draft revisions to documents when necessary

  • Karen Beemon, chair
  • Andreas Andreou
  • Erica Schoenberger

Approve minutes

  • Jane Bennett, fall 2017
  • Howard Katz, spring 2018
  • AAP Academic Committee- Bill Leslie
  • Board of Review- Darryn Waugh
  • Homewood Graduate Board/ Doctor of Philosophy Board- Daniel Reich
  • KSAS Curriculum Committee- Mary Favret
  • WSE Curriculum Committee- Edward Bouwer
  • WSE Graduate Committee- Tak Igusa (fall)/ Howard Katz (spring)