2018 – 2019 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

  • Karen Beemon, fall 2018
  • Bill Leslie, spring 2019
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

  • Erica Schoenberger, chair
  • Karen Beemon
  • Kevin Hemker [Board of Review]
  • Bill Leslie
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

  • Edward Bouwer, chair [WSE Curriculum Committee]
  • Stefanie DeLuca [AAP Academic Committee]
  • Francois Furstenberg [KSAS Curriculum Committee]
  • Tak Igusa [WSE Graduate Committee]
  • Daniel Reich [Homewood Graduate Board/ Doctor of Philosophy Board]
Administration and Bylaws

Draft revisions to documents when necessary

  • Sharon Achinstein, chair
  • Howard Katz
  • Nitu Kitchloo

Approve minutes

  • Edward Bouwer, fall 2018
  • Tak Igusa, spring 2019
  • AAP Academic Committee- Stefanie DeLuca
  • Board of Review- Kevin Hemker
  • Homewood Graduate Board/ Doctor of Philosophy Board- Daniel Reich
  • KSAS Curriculum Committee- Francois Furstenberg
  • WSE Curriculum Committee- Edward Bouwer
  • WSE Graduate Committee- Tak Igusa