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.

  • Jill Crainshaw, School of Divinity
  • Frank Perrino, School of Medicine
  • Gale Sigal, English—Division I
  • Jack Wilkerson, School of Business
  • Mark Knudson, School of Medicine
  • Wendy Parker, School of Law
  • Rick Harris, School of Business
  • Sarah Jeong, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
  • Sonia Crandall, School of Medicine
  • Tanya Marsh, School of Law
  • Tanya Zanish-Belcher, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
  • Mary Friedman, Romance Languages—Division III

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.

Administration

  • Hof Milam, Chair
  • Steve Adams, Athletics
  • Christa Colyer, Wake Forest College
  • Beth Hoagland, Provost’s Office
  • Minta McNally, Advancement
  • John Shenette, Associate VP for Facilities and Campus Services

Professional Schools and ZSR Library Faculty

  • Rob Bliss, School of Business
  • Ann Gibbs, School of Law
  • Dixie Ross, School of Divinity
  • Susan Smith, ZSR Library

College Faculty

  • Debbie Best, College
  • Michaelle Browers, College
  • Patricia Dos Santos, College
  • Daniel Hammond, College
  • Hugh Howards, College
  • Patrick Toner, College
  • Olga Valbuena, College

Staff Advisory Council

  • Leigh Myers, Campus Life
  • Ellie Shannon, Athletics

Student Representatives

  • Ryan Young, Voting
  • Ryan Rhodes, Non-Voting

The Committee on Information Technology

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

Non-Voting

  • Rogan Kersh, Provost
  • Brad Jones, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  • Hof Milam, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Penny Rue, Vice President for Campus Life
  • Maia Kennedy, student

Voting

  • John Owen, Business School
  • Sally Irvin, Law School
  • Mur Muchane, Information Systems
  • Hannah Inzko Information Systems
  • Jeff Nichols, ITG
  • Thomas Dowling, Z. Smith Reynold’s Library
  • Brenda Knox, Teaching & Learning Collaborative
  • Tony Marsh, ODOC
  • Harold Pace, Provost’s Office
  • Emily Austin, Philosophy—Division I
  • Mary Knight, German and Russian—Division II
  • Morna O’Neill, Art—Division III
  • Cathy Seta, Psychology—Division IV
  • Jim Curran, Biology—Division V
  • Erik Estrada, School of Divinity
  • Lauren Rhue, School of Business
  • Jennifer Burg, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  • Arthur Wilson, student
  • Kami Chavis, Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives

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.

  • Jeremy Rouse, Mathematics and Statistics—Division V (Chair)
  • Tony Marsh, Associate Dean for Faculty and Associate Dean for Research
  • Rogan Kersh, Provost, Non-voting
  • Brad Jones, Chemistry—Division V, Non-voting
  • Margaret Ewalt, Spanish and Italian—Division II
  • Terry Baker, School of Business
  • Stephen Boyd, Religious Studies—Division I
  • Brook Davis, Theatre—Division III
  • John Petrocelli, Psychology—Division IV
  • Katherine Shaner, School of Divinity
  • Ryan Howard, graduate student

The Committee on the Teaching and Learning Collaborative

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

  • Emily Austin, Philosophy—Division I
  • Scott Baker, Education—Division IV
  • Lynn Book, Theatre—Division III
  • Christopher Copeland—Divinity School
  • Amanda Foster, Z. Smith Reynolds
  • Adam Friedman, Education—Division IV
  • Alyssa Howards, German and Russian—Division II
  • Amanda Jones, Chemistry—Division V
  • Bradley Jones, Dean of the Graduate School—Reynolda Campus, and Professor of Chemistry
  • Anthony Marsh, College (Health & Exercise)
  • Jonathan Pinder, School of Business
  • Kristi Verbeke, College, Director of the Teaching and Learning Collaborative

The Deans’ Council

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

Current Members

  • Jill Crainshaw, Acting Dean, School of Divinity
  • Julie Ann Freischlag, 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
  • Tim Pyatt, Dean of the Z. Smith Reynolds Library
  • Suzanne Reynolds, Dean of the School of Law
  • Kami Chavis, Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives

The Grievance Committee

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

  • Pat Lord, College, Division V
  • Doug Beets, School of Business
  • Rob Hebert, School of Business
  • Mark Knudson, School of Medicine
  • Kevin Jung, School of Divinity
  • Patricia Nixon, College
  • Sue Grebeldinger, School of Law

Alternates

  • Lisa Kiang, College, Division IV
  • Ajay Patel, School of Business
  • James Harper, Z. Smith Reynolds
  • Sonia Crandall, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  • Neal Walls, School of Divinity
  • David Ornelles, School of Medicine
  • Tanya Marsh, School of Law

The Global Advisory Council

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

  • Lauren Corbett, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
  • Kline Harrison, Associate Provost of Global Affairs
  • Penny Rue, Vice President of Campus Life
  • Dick Schneider, School of Law
  • Avinash Shetty, School of Medicine
  • Leigh Stanfield, Global Affairs
  • Ian Taplin, Sociology—Division IV
  • David Taylor, Global Affairs
  • 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.

  • Sherri Lawson Clark, Anthropology—Division IV
  • Pat Cunningham, Education—Division IV
  • Gary Miller, Health & Exercises
  • Jeff Katula, Health & Exercise Sciences
  • Jacqueline Friedman, Learning Assistance Center
  • Ann Petitjean, Non-affiliated
  • Eranda Jaywickreme, Psychology—Division IV
  • E.J. Masicampo, Psychology—Division IV
  • John V. Petrocelli, Psychology—Division IV
  • Pam Moser, Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Anna Cianci, School of Business
  • Thomas Dowlings, 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.

  • Rogan Kersh, Provost
  • Hof Milam, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mur Muchane, Chief Information Officer
  • Gordan McCray, School of Business
  • Tim Pyatt, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
  • Tony Marsh, Office of the Dean of College
  • Emily Neese, Strategy and Operations
  • Jim Curran, Division V
  • Tim Snyder, Alumni Services
  • Chris McLaughlin, Information Systems
  • John Bowers, Information Systems
  • Elliot McKoy, Information Systems

IT Partners’ Council

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

  • Harold Pace, Assistant Provost and Registrar
  • Randy Casstevens, Athletics
  • Brandon Gilliland, Finance
  • Carmen Canales, Associate Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Mur Muchane, Associate VP of Information Systems and Chief Information Officer
  • Andrea Bohn, Director for Campus Life Budgeting and Planning
  • Tim Snyder, Alumni Services
    Additional reps to be named from;
  • Provost Office,
  • Business School,
  • Law School,
  • Institutional Research
  • Chris McLaughlin, Information Systems
  • Jon Bauer, Information Systems
  • Elliot McKoy, Information Systems

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.

  • Allen Brown, Online Educator
  • John Champlin, Professional Development Center
  • Noel Sheperd, Athletics
  • Shayla Herndon-Edmunds, Office of Diversity & Inclusion
  • Steve Hirst, Campus Life
  • Bridget Marrs, Facilities and Campus Services
  • Annelda McGinn, University Advancement
  • Bridgett Clancy, Finance Systems
  • Kris Shelton, Center for Leadership and Character
  • Kristi Verbeke, Teaching and Learning Collaborative
  • Amy Willard, Office of Personal & Career Development
  • Tracy Mills-Howell, Information Systems

The Research Advisory Council

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

  • Anthony Marsh, Health & Exercise
  • Stephen King, Chemistry—Division V
  • Gregory Parks, School of Law
  • Emily Austin, Philosophy—Division I
  • Kendall Tarte, Romance Languages—Division II
  • Woodrow Hood, Theatre and Dance—Division III
  • Christian Waugh, Psychology—Division IV
  • Paul Jones, Chemistry—Division V
  • John Senior, Divinity School
  • Oana Jurchescu, Physics—Division V
  • Michelle Roehm, School of Business
  • Molly Keener, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
  • Mia Harris (Staff), Provost Fellow

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 of Budgeting and Planning
  • Ken Basch, Executive Director of Wake Forest Properties
  • Andrea Bohn, Assistant Vice President of Campus Life Finance & Operations
  • Christa Colyer, Associate Dean for Academic Planning and Summer School
  • Beth Hoagland, Assistant Provost for Budgeting and Planning
  • Harold Pace, Associate Provost and University Registrar
  • John Shenette, Associate Vice President for Facilities and Campus Services
  • Alessandra VonBurg, Associate Professor for Communications

University Finance Advisory Committee

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

  • Amanda Griffith, Economics—Division IV
  • Brandon Gilliland, Controller
  • Emily Neese, Strategy & Operations
  • Hof Milam, Chief Financial Officer
  • James Cotter, School of Business
  • James Ford, College (Religious Studies)
  • Jen Abbinett, Advancement
  • Rogan Kersh, Provost
  • Sarah Wojcik-Gross, Information Systems
  • Wilson Parker, School of Law