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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:

Darren Aaron, Associate Director of Student Health Services
Nathan Anderson, Director of Financial Systems and Analysis
Joseph Belangia, Wake Forest Fellow in Information Systems
Anthony Bleyer, student
Tina Boyer, Assistant Professor of German
Saylor Breckenridge, Sociology
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
Page Laughlin, Professor of Art
Wendy Logan, Associate Director of Campus Life
Paul Marley, Instructional Technology Group
Rick Matthews, Professor in Physics
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
Penny Rue, Vice President for Campus Life
Fred Salsbury, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Jose Villalba, Office of the Dean of the College
Carolyn Winebarger, Assistant to the Executive Vice President

 

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
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 (Reynolda Campus)
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:

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
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
Amy Wallis, School of Business

 

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:

Joseph Belangia, 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
Randall Rogan, Co-Interim Dean of the College
Tim Snyder, Associate Vice President, Alumni & Donor Services
Lynn Sutton, Dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library and Vice Provost

 

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:

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 here, 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, Co-Interim 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 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