2021 – 2022 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

  • Tak Igusa, fall 2021
  • Joel Bader, spring 2022
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

  • Francois Furstenberg, chair
  • Karen Fleming [Board of Review]
  • Tak Igusa
  • Robbie Shilliam
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

  • Jeff Wang [WSE Curriculum Committee], chair
  • Stephen Campbell [AAP Academic Committee]
  • Ralph Etienne-Cummings [WSE Graduate Committee]
  • Ali Khan [KSAS Curriculum Committee]
  • Robert Leheny [Homewood Graduate Board/ Doctor of Philosophy Board]
Administration and Bylaws

Draft revisions to documents when necessary

  • Brenda Rapp, chair
  • Joel Bader
  • Richard Bett

Approve minutes

  • Ali Khan, fall 2020
  • Stephen Campbell, spring 2021
  • AAP Academic Committee- Stephen Campbell
  • Board of Review- Karen Fleming
  • Homewood Graduate Board/ Doctor of Philosophy Board- Robert Leheny
  • KSAS Curriculum Committee- Ali Khan
  • WSE Curriculum Committee- Jeff Wang
  • WSE Graduate Committee- Ralph Etienne-Cummings