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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.

The Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility

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

Current Members:

Paul Escott, History, Chair
Doug Beets, School of Business
Jill Crainshaw, School of Divinity
Michael Curtis, School of Law
Ray Dyer, School of Medicine
Mike Furr, Psychology
Natalie Holzwarth, Physics
Michael Hughes, History
John Knox, School of Law
Bill Leonard, School of Divinity
Carol Milligan, School of Medicine
John Parks, School of Medicine
Susan Smith, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Ron Thompson, School of Business
Tanya Zanish-Belcher, Z. Smith Reynolds Library

 

The Capital Projects Advisory Committee

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

Current members:

Steve Adams, Athletics
Rob Bliss, School of Business
David Coates, Politics & International Affairs
Ann Gibbs, School of Law
Daniel Hammond, Economics
Willie Hinze, Chemistry
Beth Hoagland, Office of the Provost
Thomas Martino (student representative)
Minta McNally, Advancement
Hof Milam, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Chair
Gillian Overing, English
Randy Rogan, Wake Forest College
Dixie Ross, School of Divinity
John Shenette, Associate VP, Facilities & Campus Services
Christina Soriano, Theatre & Dance
Wayne Silver, Biology
Susan Smith, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Rachel Weaver, Advancement (Staff Advisory Council representative)
Luke Weller (student representative)
Craig Zakrzewski, Athletics (Staff Advisory Council representative)

 

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:

Darren Aaron, Associate Director of Student Health Services
Nathan Anderson, Director of Financial Systems and Analysis
Sophie Bredice, Wake Forest Fellow in Information Systems
Anthony Bleyer, student
Tina Boyer, Assistant Professor of German
Kyle Denlinger, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Nick Dowdy, student
Thomas Dowling, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Errin Fulp, Computer Science, Chair
Rhonda Hirtzel, Sr. Associate University Registrar
Trevor Hughes, Director of Information Technology at Law School
Caroline Huskey, student
Brenda Knox, Director of Online Education
Wendy Logan, Associate Director of Campus Life
Paul Marley, Instructional Technology Group
Hof Milam, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Christian Miller, Professor of Philosophy
Mur Muchane, Associate Vice President of Information Systems & Chief Information Officer
Clinton Moyer, School of Divinity
Jeff Nichols, Instructional Technology Group
John Owen, Director of Building Operations at School of Business
Harold Pace, Assistant Provost and Registrar
Matthew Phillips, School of Business
John Pickel, Associate Professor of Art
Penny Rue, Vice President for Campus Life
Fred Salsbury, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Cathy Seta, Professor of Psychology
Lynn Sutton, Vice Provost
Jose Villalba, Office of the Dean of the College

 

The Committee on Library Planning

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

Current members:

Mimi Blair, undergraduate student
Margaret Ewalt, Romance Languages (Chair)
Carolin Griebel, graduate student
Michael Hughes, History
Janine Jennings, Psychology
Brad Jones, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Bruce King, Associate Provost
Ronald Nelson, graduate student
Jeremy Rouse, Mathematics
Katherine Shaner, School of Divinity
Deon Strickland, School of Business
José Villalba, Associate Dean of the College
Mary Wayne-Thomas, Theatre

 

The Committee on the Teaching and Learning Center

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

Current members:

Kyle Denlinger, ZSR Library (Chair)
Adam Friedman, Education
Alyssa Howards, German
Bradley Jones, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Angela King, Chemistry
Veronice Miles, School of Divinity
Ellen Miller, Anthropology
Anthony Parent, History
Wendy Parker, School of Law
Jonathan Pinder, Schools of Business
Catherine Ross, Director, Teaching and Learning Center
Christina Soriano, Theatre and Dance
Rebecca Thomas, Senior Associate Dean of the College
Kristi Verbeke, Teaching and Learning Center

 

The Deans Council

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

Current members:

Ed Abraham, Dean of the School of Medicine
Michele Gillespie, Dean of the College
Dwayne Godwin, Dean of the Graduate School, Bowman Gray Campus
Charles Iacovou, Dean of the School of Business
Brad Jones, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Science
Rogan Kersh, Provost
Gail O’Day, Dean of the School of Divinity
Tim Pyatt, Dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Suzanne Reynolds, Dean of the School of Law
Lynn Sutton, Vice Provost

The Grievance Committee

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

Current members

Term ending June 2016:

J. Mark Cline, School of Medicine
Suzanne Danhauer, School of Medicine (alternate)
Craig Fansler, ZSR Library (alternate)
Sarah Jeong, ZSR Library
Bruce Resnick, School of Business (chair)
Ajay Patel, School of Business (alternate)

Term ending June 2017:

Eric Carlson, Wake Forest College
Candelas Gala. Wake Forest College (alternate)

Term ending June 2018:

Sue Grebeldinger, School of Law
Kevin Jung, School of Divinity
Tanya Marsh, School of Law (alternate)
Patricia Nixon, Graduate School of Arts and Science
David Ornelles, Graduate School of Arts and Science (alternate)
Neal Walls, School of Divinity (alternate)

 

The Global Advisory Council

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

Current members:

Mark Chappell, School of Medicine
Lauren Corbett, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Mary Gerardy, Associate Vice President and Dean of Campus Life
Kline Harrison, Associate Provost for Global Affairs
Bret Nicks, School of Medicine
Dick Schneider, School of Law
Leigh Stanfield, Director of Global Campus Programs
Ian Taplin, Sociology
David Taylor, Director of Global Affairs Programs
Amy Wallis, School of Business
Neal Walls, School of Divinity

The Institutional Review Board

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

Current members include:

Adam Friedman, Education (alternate)
Gary Miller, Health and Exercise Science, Vice-chair
Jeff Katula, Health and Exercise Science (alternate)
Lisa Kiang, Psychology (alternate)
E.J. Masicampo, Psychology
Pam Moser, Research and Sponsored Programs
Ann Petitjean, non-affiliated member
John V. Petrocelli, Psychology (Chair)
Mary Lynn Redmond, Education
Susan Smith, Z. Smith Reynolds Library

 

The Information Technology Executive Committee

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

Current members:

Sophia Bredice, Wake Forest Fellow in Information Systems
Errin Fulp, Associate Professor of Computer Science, CIT representative
Joel Garmon, Director of Information Security
Brandon Gilliland, Associate Vice President for Finance & Controller
Rogan Kersh, Provost
Gordon McCray, Senior Associate Dean, School of Business
Hof Milam, Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
Mur Muchane, Associate VP of Information Systems and Chief Information Officer
Emily Neese, Associate Vice President of Strategy and Operations
Tim Pyatt, Dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Randall Rogan, Senior Associate Dean of the College
Tim Snyder, Associate Vice President, Alumni & Donor Services
Lynn Sutton, Vice Provost

 

IT Partners’ Council

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

Current members:

Joseph Belangia, Wake Forest Fellow in Information Systems
Andrea Bohn, Director of Student Life Budget & Planning
John Bowers, Director of Application Development
Carmen Canales, Associate Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer
Joel Garmon, Director of Information Security
Brandon Gilliland, Associate Vice President for Finance, Controller
Bruce King, Assistant Provost and Professor in Chemistry
Chris McLaughlin, Service and Project Portfolio Manager, Senior
Mur Muchane, Associate VP of Information Systems and Chief Information Officer
Harold Pace, Assistant Provost and Registrar
Tim Snyder, Associate Vice President, Alumni & Donor Services, Chair

 

The Professional Development Center Advisory Board

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

Current members:

Scott Claybrook, Instructional Technology Group
Patricia Boone, Advancement
Allen Brown, Online Education
John Champlin, Professional Development Center
Kevin Harrell, THRIVE
Shayla Herndon-Edmunds, Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Steve Hirst, Campus Life
Bridget Marrs, Facilities & Campus Services
Annelda McGinn, University Advancement
Dee Oseroff-Varnell, Communication
Jennifer Rogers, Financial & Accounting Service
Kris Shelton, School of Business
Rebecca Thomas, Senior Associate Dean of the College
Kristi Verbeke, Teaching & Learning Center
Amy Willard, OPCD
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 Research Advisory Council

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

Current members:

Jonathan Cardi, School of Law, Chair
Woody Hood, Communication
Simeon Ilesanmi, Religion
Paul Jones, Chemistry
Molly Keener, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Michelle Roehm, School of Business
John Senior, School of Divinity
Brian Tague, Biology
Kendall Tarte, Romance Languages
Christian Waugh, Psychology

 

University Space Allocation Committee

The roles and responsibilities of the University Space Allocation Committee can be found on the committee’s website.

Shannon Badgett, Assistant Director for Budget & Financial Planning
Ken Basch, Executive Director, Wake Forest Properties
Andrea Bohn, Director for Campus Life Budget & Planning
Beth Hoagland, Assistant Provost for Budget & Planning (Chair)
Harold Pace, Assistant Provost & University Registrar
Randy Rogan, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Planning & Summer School
John Shenette, Associate Vice President for Facilities & Campus Services
Mark Welker, Professor of Chemistry

University Finance Advisory Committee

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

2015-16 Members:

James Cotter, School of Business
Karen Frekko, School of Business, Staff Advisory Council, Staff Advisory Council Vice President
Meredith Gay, Student Government Association Treasurer
M. Adam Hammer, Student Government Association President
Rogan Kersh, Provost
Jennifer Killingsworth, Financial Services, Staff Advisory Council President
Hof Milam, Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
Wilson Parker, University Senate President
Paul Pauca, College: Computer Science
Gale Sigal, University Senate President Ex Officio
Omari Simmons, School of Law