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Westphal Faculty Caucus

The Westphal Faculty Caucus operates under its Charter and Bylaws with the goal to ensure shared governance between Westphal full-time faculty and the Dean’s Administration.

Executive Committee
Michael Wagner
Chair
Michelle McHugh
Vice Chair
Jacklynn Niemiec
Secretary
Cyrille Taillandier
Additional Member
Bill Rees
Additional Member
Westphal Caucus Committee Chairs
Luke Abruzzo
CCAA: 2019-21
Chris Baeza
CCFA: 2020-22
Shannon Lacek
CCBP&D: 2021-23

 

Faculty Senators
Linda Kim
2020-23
Michelle McHugh
2021-23
Jacklynn Niemiec
2018-21
Michael Wagner 2020-23

 Alternate Senators
Joe Hancock
2021-22
Bill Rees
2021-22
Joe Steinhardt
2021-22
Brent White
2021-22



Standing Senate Committee Members

Rena Cumby
SCAA 2019-21
Miriam Giguere
SCRSCA 2020-22
Julie Goodman
SCN 2021-23
Diana Nicholas
SCAA (Grad)
2020-22
Raja Schaar
SCSL
2020-22
Andrew Susskind (Liaison with University SCPB&D)
SCBP&D
2021-23
Frances Temple-West
SCAS
2021-22
Shushi Yoshinaga
SCAS 2018-21

 

Caucus Committee on Academic Affairs (CCAA)
Luke Abruzzo
Performing Arts (Chair)
Rena Cumby
Architecture, Design & Urbanism (Liaison with SCAA)
Cynthia Golembuski
Design
Jackie Kilmartin
Design
Robert Lloyd
Digital Media
Michelle McHugh
Cinema & Television
Diana Nicholas Architecture, Design & Urbanism (Liaison with SCAA Grad Subcommittee)
Jackie Niemiec Architecture, Design & Urbanism
Emil Polyak Digital Media
Delia Solomons Art & Art History
Jocelyn Tarquini

Cinema & Television

Jeanne Waite
Arts & Entertainment Enterprise

Terry Murphy, Director of Academic Scheduling and Services - Ex-officio
Evelyn Ramos,
Academic Advising - Ex-officio
Deb Ruben, Associate Dean for Academics - Ex-officio

 

Caucus Committee on Budget, Planning and Development (CCBP&D)
Nick Anselmo Performing Arts
Shannon Lacek (Chair)
Arts & Entertainment Enterprise
Paul Runyon
Design
Mark Stockton
Art & Art History
Andrew Susskind
Cinema & Television (Liaison with SCBP&D)
Jervis Thompson
Digital Media
Simon Tickell
Architecture, Design & Urbanism

Peter Bartscherer, Associate Dean for Finance, Facilities, and Operations – Ex-officio

 

Caucus Committee on Faculty Affairs
Ulrike Altenmuller
Architecture, Design & Urbanism Art
Scott Bacon Performing Arts
Chris Baeza
Design (Chair)
Yvonne Leach
Cinema & Television (Liaison with SCFA)
Jacob Lunderby
Art & Art History
Emil Polyak
Digital Media
Joseph Steinhardt
Arts & Entertainment Enterprise

Neville Vakharia, Associate Dean for Research – Ex-officio