2020 – 2021 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

  • Dan Reich, fall 2020
  • Francois Furstenberg, spring 2021
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

  • Tak Igusa, chair
  • Ali Khan
  • Karen Fleming [Board of Review]
  • Francois Furstenberg
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

  • Rochelle Tobias, chair [KSAS Curriculum Committee]
  • Robbie Shilliam [AAP Academic Committee]
  • Jeff Wang [WSE Curriculum Committee]
  • James West [WSE Graduate Committee]
  • Daniel Reich [Homewood Graduate Board/ Doctor of Philosophy Board]
Administration and Bylaws

Draft revisions to documents when necessary

  • Joel Bader, chair
  • Richard Bett
  • Brenda Rapp

Approve minutes

  • Richard Bett, fall 2020
  • Jeff Wang, spring 2021
  • AAP Academic Committee- Robbie Shilliam
  • Board of Review- Karen Fleming
  • Homewood Graduate Board/ Doctor of Philosophy Board- Daniel Reich
  • KSAS Curriculum Committee- Rochelle Tobias
  • WSE Curriculum Committee- Jeff Wang
  • WSE Graduate Committee- James West