Arts & Sciences Committees
Academic Planning Committee
This Committee advises the Dean of Arts & Sciences regarding planning and strategic development.
At the Arts & Sciences Faculty meeting of September 28, 1984, the following resolution was passed: A Committee on Academic Planning shall be added to the list of standing committees of the Faculty of Arts & Sciences. The six members of this committee shall be appointed annually by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in consultation with the Faculty Council. The Dean or a member of the Committee shall regularly review with the Faculty Council the general nature of the matters under discussion by the committee.
Current members: Jean Allman, African and African-American Studies
Deanna Barch, Psychological & Brain Sciences
Mary Ann Dzuback, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Matt Gabel, Political Science
George Levi Gayle, Economics
Joseph Jez, Biology
Peter Kastor, History
T.R. Kidder, Anthropology
Zhao Ma, East Asian Languages and Cultures
John McCarthy, Mathematics
Kater Murch, Physics
Bill Tolman, Chemistry, (Ex Officio)
Kit Wellman, Philosophy (Ex Officio)
Gerhild Williams, Germanic Languages and Literatures (Ex Officio)
Adia Harvey Wingfield, Sociology (Ex Officio)
Affirmative Action Monitoring Committee
Anne Margaret Baxley, Philosophy
Letty Chen, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Ignacio Sanchez Prado, Romance Languages and Literatures, Convener
George-Levi Gayle, Economics
Clarissa R. Hayward, Political Science
Crickette Sanz, Anthropology, Convener
Michael Ogilvie, Physics
Himadri Pakrasi, Biology, Convener
Rachel Roberts, Mathematics
Advisory Committee on Tenure, Promotion and Personnel
This Committee advises the Dean of Arts & Sciences on all recommendations from Departments for the award of tenure, for promotion to the ranks of associate professor and full professor, for promotion to the ranks of research associate professor and research professor, and for new appointments that carry tenure.
Gaetano Antinolfi, Economics
Daniel Bornstein, History and Religious Studies
Julia Driver, Philosophy
Clarissa Hayward, Political Science
Sophia Hayes, Chemistry
Joseph Jez, Biology
Henric Krawczynski, Physics
Tabea Linhard, Romance Languages and Literatures
Rafia Zafar, English
This Council is the executive and steering committee of the Faculty; it also acts as an advisory committee to the Dean of Arts & Sciences.
Amy Cislo, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Megan Daschbach, Chemistry
Paige McGinley, Performing Arts
Rachel Roberts, Mathematics and Statistics
Jonathan Weinstein, Economics
Jeffrey Zacks, Psychological & Brain Sciences
This Committee reviews undergraduate curriculum of The College of Arts & Sciences, and may recommend to any credit-granting unit of The College the addition, deletion, or modification of courses and academic programs. Proposals for the Committee should be received by the first day of the semester, to ensure they can be included in course listings for the following semester. For questions, please contact Marissa Kaltwasser, (MKaltwasser@wustl.edu), registrar for The College of Arts & Sciences, at 314-935-7239.
This Committee is responsible for reviewing the entire undergraduate curriculum of the College and may recommend to any credit-granting unit of the College the addition, deletion, or modification of courses and academic programs.
- The Committee receives for recommendation to the Faculty all proposals by Departments or Area Studies Committees for new undergraduate courses and academic programs. In case the Committee does not approve, the proposing body may bring the new proposal directly to the Faculty for action. At the pleasure of the Graduate Council, the Committee also brings before the Faculty proposals for new graduate courses.
- The Committee may recommend to the Faculty, through the Faculty Council, and to the Council of Students of Arts and Sciences changes in the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree and changes in the grading system.
- The Committee may initiate proposals and recommendations to appropriate Faculty bodies and administrators for new curricula that it deems desirable.
- The Committee makes recommendations to the Dean of the College, the Faculty Council, and the Faculty for improvement of the quality of undergraduate teaching.
- The Committee advises the Dean of the College on procedures in the College of Arts & Sciences.
- The Committee considers such other matters as are directed to it by the Faculty Council, the Dean of Faculty, or the Dean of the College.
- The Chairperson of the Committee regularly reports to the Faculty.
Yahuda Ben-Shahar, Biology
Liz Borgwardt, History
Mohan Kumar Neithalath, Physics
William McKelvy, English
David Strait, Anthropology
Amanda Carey, Romance Languages and Literatures
Review Committee on Faculty Personnel Procedures
A candidate for the award of tenure or promotion within tenured ranks who has been considered and rejected by his or her Department or by the Dean of Arts & Sciences may, within 21 days after receiving written notification of the reasons for such rejection, request the Committee examine whether or not the Department; the Dean; and the Advisory Committee on Tenure, Promotion, and Personnel have followed established University procedures permitting adequate and fair consideration of the case.
Marie Griffith, John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics
Martin Israel, Physics
Allan Larson, Biology
David Lawton, English
Richard Loomis, Chemistry
Yongseok Shin, Economics
Elzbieta Sklodowska, Romance Languages and Literatures
Richard Smith, Anthropology
Desiree White, Psychological & Brain Sciences
Committee on Academic Integrity
This Committee investigates allegations of student academic dishonesty. It is composed of two student members and two faculty members, plus a non-voting chairman. Please contact the chair with any questions: Sean McWilliams (email@example.com), Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Committee Chair