Department Chair

Carla Daughtry

Art History

Elizabeth Carlson
Biology Bart De Stasio
Chemistry Allison Fleshman
Chinese & Japanese Kuo-ming Sung
Classics Randall McNeill
Economics Adam Galambos
Education Bob Williams
English David McGlynn
French & Francophone Studies Dominica Chang

Andrew Knudsen (I, II),
Jeff Clark (III)

German Alison Guenther-Pal
Government Bill Hixon

Peter Blitstein (I, II),
Monica Rico (III)

Mathematics & Computer Science Scott Corry
Philosophy Mark Phelan
Physics Megan Pickett
Psychology Matthew Ansfield
Religious Studies Karen Carr
Russian Peter Thomas

Studio Art

Madera Allen
Rob Neilson
Theatre Arts Kathy Privatt


Conservatory of Music

Dean of the Conservatory: Brian Pertl
Associate Deans of the Conservatory: Jeff Stannard

Area Head
Brass & Percussion Tim Albright
Composition Joanne Metcalf (I, II),
Asha Srinivasan (III)
Jazz Jose Encarnacion
Keyboard Cathy Kautsky
Major Ensembles Andy Mast
Music Education Matthew Arau
Music Theory

Gene Biringer

Musicology Sara Ceballos
Strings Matthew Michelic
Voice & Opera Karen Leigh-Post
Woodwinds Erin Lesser


Interdisciplinary Programs

Program Director
Biochemistry Kim Dickson
Biomedical Ethics Brenda Jenike
Cognitive Science Bob Williams
December Term Peter Blitstein (as ADOF)
East Asian Studies Brenda Jenike
Environmental Studies Jason Brozek
Ethnic Studies Karen Hoffmann
Film Studies Amy Ongiri
Freshman Studies Timothy Spurgin
Gender Studies Elizabeth Carlson
Global Studies Sonja Downing &
Martyn Smith
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Claudena Skran
Latin American Studies Jake Frederick &
Gustavo Fares
Linguistics Kuo-ming Sung (III),
Bob Williams (I, II)
Museum Studies Beth Zinsli
Neuroscience Judith Humphries
University Courses Peter Blitstein (as ADOF)


Pre-Professional Areas

Profession Advisor
Health Careers Beth De Stasio
Pre-Business Adam Galambos
Pre-Law David Gerard
Teacher Certification Stewart Purkey


11:10-12:20 on Zoom.  Zoom links will be provided by email in advance of the meeting.

Fall Term

October 6
November 10

Winter Term

January 26
March 2

Spring Term

April 13
May 25

Minutes are available here.

Timetable of Activities

November Academic equipment requests
January 3-year sabbatical plan
January Annual budget
February Adjunct requests
March Class schedule
April-May Catalog maintenance
June Triennial reports & annual updates

Internal Program Reviews

Academic departments and programs are reviewed by senior administration on a three-year cycle. The cycle and reporting requirements are provided on the Program Reports & Updates page.