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University Committees

A number of committees and advisory boards report to the Office of the Provost.  Representing various facets of the Wake Forest University community, these bodies help guide and strengthen the University’s curricular and co-curricular offerings in pursuit of achieving its strategic initiatives.  For more information about a specific committee or advisory board, please contact the chairperson directly.

Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility

The roles and responsibilities of the Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility can be found here, on page 38 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current Members:

John Dinan, Politics & International Affairs, Chair
Patricia Petrozza, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Doug Beets, School of Business
David Coates, Politics & International Affairs
Michael Curtis, School of Law
Thomas Dowling, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
John Knox, School of Law
Bill Leonard, School of Divinity
Carol Milligan, Neurobiology, Graduate School
Gloria Muday, Biology
John Parks, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Gary Shoesmith, School of Business
Susan Smith, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Ian Taplin, Sociology
Frank Tupper, School of Divinity

 

The Capital Projects Advisory Committee

The roles and responsibilities of the Capital Projects Advisory Committee can be found here, on page 38 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

Hof Milam, Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer, Chair
Ken Basch, Interim Executive Director of Facilities
Beth Hoagland, Office of the Provost
Randy Rogan, Wake Forest College
Minta McNally, Advancement
Mike Buddie, Athletics
David Phillips, EAL&C
Michele Gillespie, History
Gale Sigal, English
David Coates, Politics & International Affairs
Wayne Silver, Biology
Christina Soriano, Theatre & Dance
Jennifer Killingsworth, Financial & Accounting Service
Artanzia Yates, Information Systems
Ann Gibbs, School of Law
JoAnn Trethaway, School of Divinity
Rob Bliss, School of Business
Jordan Schuler, Student
Reid Nickle, Student

 

The Committee on Information Technology

The roles and responsibilities of the Committee on Information Technology can be found here, on page 39 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

Errin Fulp, Computer Science, Chair
Rick Matthews, Chief Information Officer/Associate Provost
Jeff Nichols, Instructional Technology Group
Paul Marley, Instructional Technology Group
Jose Villalba, Office of the Dean of the College
John Owen, School of Business
Matthew Phillips, School of Business
Fred Salsbury, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Thomas Dowling, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Clinton Moyer, School of Divinity
Chris Knott, School of Law
Nancy Crouch, Information Systems
Caroline Huskey, student
Andy Bowline, graduate student
Anthony Bleyer, student
Nick Dowdy, student
Robert Hellyer, History
Jefferson Holdridge, English
Page Laughlin, Art
Saylor Breckenridge, Sociology
Kyle Denlinger, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Jed Macosko, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Brenda Knox, Teaching and Learning Center

 

The Committee on Library Planning

The roles and responsibilities of the Committee on Library Planning can be found here, on page 40 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

Terry Baker, School of Business, Chair
Rogan Kersh, Provost (non-voting)
Brad Jones, Associate Dean (non-voting)
Jacque Fetrow, Dean of the College
Lynn Sutton, Dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Michael Hughes, History
Ken Berenhaut, Mathematics
Ola Furmanek, Romance Languages
Carolin Griebel, graduate student (non-voting)
Derek Hicks, School of Divinity
Maeghan Livingston, undergraduate student
Ronald Nelson, graduate student
Mimi Bair, undergraduate student (non-voting)

 

The Committee on the Teaching and Learning Center

The roles and responsibilities of the Committee on the Teaching and Learning Center can be found here, on page 41 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

Brook Davis, Theatre and Dance
Kyle Denlinger, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Steven Giles, Communication
Bradley Jones, Arts and Sciences and Chemistry
Angela King, Chemistry
Lee Knight, School of Business
Sol Miguel-Prendes, Romance Languages
Veronice Miles, School of Divinity
Anthony Parent, History
Wendy Parker, School of Law
Mary Lynn Redmond, Education
Catherine Ross, Director, Teaching and Learning Center
Rebecca Thomas, Associate Dean

 

The Deans Council

The roles and responsibilities of the Dean’s Council can be found here, on page 41 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

Ed Abraham, Dean of the Medical School
Jacque Fetrow, Dean of the College
Dwayne Godwin, Dean of the Graduate School (Bowman Gray Campus)
Brad Jones, Dean of the Graduate School (Reynolda Campus)
Rogan Kersh, Provost
Blake Morant, Dean of the School of Law
Gail O’Day, Dean of the School of Divinity
Steve Reinemund, Dean of the School of Business
Lynn Sutton, Dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library

 

The Grievance Committee

The roles and responsibilities of the Grievance Committee can be found here, on page 41 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

Neal Walls, School of Divinity, Chair
Bruce Resnick, School of Business
Sarah Jeong, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
J. Mark Cline, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Richard Carmichael, Wake Forest College
Sue Grebeldinger, School of Law

 

The Global Advisory Council

The roles and responsibilities of the Global Advisory Council can be found here, on page 42 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

Kline Harrison, Associate Provost, Chair
Mark Chappell, Graduate School
Bret Nicks, Medical School
Richard Schneider, School of Law
Ian Taplin, Undergraduate College
Neal Walls, School of Divinity
Melenie Lankau, Senior Associate Dean, School of Business
Mary Gerardy, Associate Vice President/Dean, Campus Life
Sarah Jeong, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Steve Duke, Global Risk Management
Leigh Stanfield, Global Campus Programs
David Taylor, Global Abroad Programs

 

The Institutional Review Board

The roles and responsibilities of the Institutional Review Board can be found here, on page 42 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members include:

Jack Rejeski, Health and Exercise Science, Chair
John Petrocelli, Psychology
Linda Browne, Salemtowne Retirement Community (unaffiliated)
Alan Cameron, University Counseling Center
Adam Friedman, Education
Lisa Kiang, Psychology
Robert McNamara, University Counseling Center
Gary Miller, Health & Exercise Science
Pam Moser, Research & Sponsored Programs
John Senior, Divinity School
Susan Smith, Associate Dean, Z. Smith Reynolds Library

 

The Information Technology Executive Committee

The roles and responsibilities of the Information Technology Executive Committee can be found here, on page 43 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

Jacque Fetrow, Dean of the College, Chair
Rogan Kersh, Provost
Hof Milam, Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
Rick Matthews, Chief Information Officer/Associate Provost
Errin Fulp, Associate Professor of Computer Science, CIT representative
Lynn Sutton, Dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Joel Garmon, Director of Information Security
Brandon Gilliland, Associate Vice President for Finance & Controller
Gordon McCray, Senior Associate Dean, School of Business
Tim Snyder, Associate Vice President, Alumni & Donor Services

 

IT Partners’ Council

The roles and responsibilities of the IT Partner’s Council can be found here, on page 44 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

Tim Snyder, Associate Vice President, Alumni & Donor Services, Chair
Andrea Bohn, Director of Student Life Budget & Planning
Carmen Canales, Associate Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer
Nancy Crouch, Deputy Chief Information Officer
Joel Garmon, Director of Information Security
Brandon Gilliland, Associate Vice President for Finance, Controller
Harold Pace, Assistant Provost, University Registrar
Jennifer Collins, Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives
Bruce King, Associate Provost, Chemistry
Rick Matthews, Chief Information Officer/Associate Provost

 

The Professional Development Center Advisory Board

The roles and responsibilities of the Professional Development Center Advisory Board can be found here, on page 40 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

Scott Claybrook, Instructional Technology Group
Patricia Boone, Advancement
John Champlin, Professional Development Center
Shayla Herndon-Edmunds, Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Steve Hirst, Campus Life
Dee Oseroff-Varnell, Communication
Jennifer Price, Facilities & Campus Services
Sherry Ratliff, Information Systems
Jennifer Rogers, Financial & Accounting Service
Rebekah Sarbone, Campus Recreation
Rebecca Thomas, Associate Dean
Kristi Verbeke, Teaching & Learning Center
Sarah Wojcik-Gross, Information Systems, Chair

 

The Professional Development Center Technology Advisory Board

Scott Claybrook, English, Chair
Barry Davis, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Mary K. Elkins, Advancement
Tomma Guastaferro, Professional Development Center
Richard King, Psychology
Tracy Howell, Information Systems
Jeffrey Nichols, Religion
Jennifer Rogers, Finance Systems
Jolie Tingen, Music
Sarah Wojcik-Gross, Information Systems
Steven Wicker, Mathematics

 

The Public Engagement Advisory Board

The role and responsibilities of the Public Engagement Advisory Board can be found here, on page 45 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

Anne Boyle, Associate Dean
Jill Crainshaw, School of Divinity
Dany Kim-Shapiro, Physics
Leah McCoy, Education
Ananda Mitra, Communication
Mary Scanlon, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Jennifer Collins, Vice Provost

 

The Research Advisory Council

The roles and responsibilities of the Research Advisory Council can be found here, on page 45 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

The Research Advisory Council

Jonathan Cardi, School of Law, Chair
Monique O’Connell, History
Kendall Tarte, Romance Languages
David Finn, Art
Lisa Kiang, Psychology
Tony Marsh, Health & Exercise Science
Jill Crainshaw, School of Divinity
Brian Tague, Graduate School, Biology
Michelle Roehm, School of Business
Molly Keener, Z. Smith Reynolds Library

 

The Planning Committee

The roles and responsibilities of the Planning Committee can be found here, on page 46 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current members:

Hank Kennedy, Politics & International Affairs, President
Gale Sigal, English
Cathy Seta, Psychology
Wilson Parker, Law
Dan Bourland, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Mike Hughes, History
Peter Siavelis, Political Science
James Cotter, School of Business
Linda McPhail, School of Medicine
Carol Cramer, Z. Smith Reynolds Library

 

The University Finance Advisory Committee

The roles and responsibilities of the University Finance Advisory Committee can be found here, on page 46 of the Faculty Handbook.

Current Members:

Dan Bourland, School of Medicine
James Cotter, School of Business
Karen Frekko, School of Business, Staff Advisory Council
Martin Guthold, Physics
Hank Kennedy, Politics & International Affairs
Rogan Kersh, Provost
Jennifer Killingsworth, Financial & Accounting Service, Staff Advisory Council
Ken Middaugh, School of Business
Hof Milam, Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
Will Readhead, Student Government Association, student
Jacqueline Sutherland, Student Government Association, student