Faculty Committees

School of the Arts Standing Committees

Administrative Advisory Committee

Second Wednesdays, 10 a.m., The Depot, unless otherwise announced

James Frazier, Committee Chair, Interim Dean
John Guthmiller, Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs
Margaret Lindauer, Interim Associate Dean, Graduate Studies & Faculty Affairs
Christina Lindholm, Associate Dean, Curriculum and Assessment and Interim Chair, PAPR
Nancy Scott, Associate Dean, Academic Administration
Jody Symula, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
Elissa Armstrong, Director, ARTF
Patricia Brown, Chair, FASH
Sonya Clark, Chair, CRAF
TuRuben Ellingson, Chair, COAR
Sasha Waters Freyer, Chair, PHTO
Eric Garberson, Director, MATX and Interim Chair, ARTH
Darryl Harper, Chair, MUSC
Ronald Keller, Interim Chair, THEA
Matthew King, Chair, SCPT
Christiana Lafazani, Chair, IDES
Sara Wilson McKay, Chair, ARTE
E. Gaynell Sherrod, Chair, DANC
David Shields, Chair, GDES
Rob Tregenza, Director, CINE
Pam Turner, Chair, KINE
Holly Alford, Director of Diversity
Julia Carr, Executive Director of Development
Louie Correa, Associate Director of Development
Sarah Cunningham, Executive Director of Research
Christopher Deane, Director of Operations
Ryan Ellington, Director of Human Resources
Teresa Engel, Associate Director of Communications
Lisa Freiman, Director, Institute for Contemporary Art
Dan Granier, Director of Technology Services
Andrew Illnicki, Director, Academic Technology
Melyatta Powers, Director of Finance
Suzanne Silitch, Director of Communications
Matt Woolman, Executive Director of Entrepreneurship
Melanie Christian, Executive Assistant to the Dean

Chairs & Program Directors Committee

First Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Dean’s Office Conference Room, Pollak 201

John Guthmiller, Committee Chair, Senior Associate Dean
Elissa Armstrong, Associate Director, ARTF
Patricia Brown, Chair, FASH
Sonya Clark, Chair, CRAF
TyRuben Ellingson, Chair, COAR
Sasha Waters Freyer, Chair, PHTO
Eric Garberson, Director, MATX and Interim Chair, ARTH
Darryl Harper, Chair, MUSC
Ronald Keller, Interim Chair, THEA
Matthew King, Chair, SCPT
Christina Lindholm, Interim Chair, PAPR
Sara Wilson McKay, Chair, ARTE
Christiana Lafazani, Chair, IDES
E. Gaynell Sherrod, Chair, DANC
David Shields, Chair, GDES
Rob Tregenza, Director, CINE
Pam Turner, Chair, KINE

Art Foundation Committee

Thursdays (as needed), 9 a.m., Bowe Street Conference Room

Elissa Armstrong (ARTF), Committee Chair, Associate Director of Art Foundation
ARTE, Molly McFadden
COAR, Stephen Alcorn
CRAF, Bohyum Yoon
FASH, Henry Schwartz
GDES, Sandy Wheeler
IDES, Jen Fell
KINE, Bob Kaputof
PAPR, Sally Bowring
SCPT, Irvin Morazan

Arts Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Second and Fourth Wednesdays, 9 – 10 a.m., Dean’s Office Conference Room, Pollak 201

Christina Lindholm, Committee Chair, Associate Dean
ARTE, Cournie Wolfgang
ARTF, Sarah Mizer
ARTH, Kathleen Chapman/Cynthia Myron
CINE, not represented
COAR, Sarah Faris
CRAF, Debbie Quick
DANC, Gaynell Sherrod (Fall)
FASH, Patricia Brown/Rose Regni
GDES, Roy McKelvey
IDES, Rob Smith
KINE, Stephanie Thulin
MUSC, James Wiznerowicz
PAPR, Sally Bowring
PHTO, Sasha Waters Freyer
SCPT, Mary Eisendrath
THEA, Christian De Angelis

Diversity Advisory Committee

Holly Alford (FASH), Committee Chair, Director of Diversity
Holly Alford (FASH), Committee Chair, Director of Diversity
Deirdra Arrington, FASH
Melanie Buffington, ARTE
Alfred Clemo, CRAF
Sterling Hundley, COAR
Linda Johnson, MUSC,
Lea Marshall, DANC
Tawnya Pettiford-Wates, THEA,
Kenneth Wood, MUSC

Faculty Advisory Committee

Second Tuesdays, 5 p.m., Dean’s Office Conference Room, Pollak 201

Justin Alexander (MUSC), Committee Chair
ARTE, Pam Lawton
ARTF/PHTO, Justin James Reed
ARTH, Babatunde Lawal
COAR, Jorge Benitez
CRAF, Andrea Keys Connell
DANC, Eric Rivera
FASH, Donna Reamy
GDES, Jaime Mahoney
IDES, Roberto Ventura
KINE, Semi Ryu
PAPR, Ruth Bolduan
SCPT, Carlton Newton
THEA, David Emerson Toney

Graduate Studies Committee

Third Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m., Dean’s Office Conference Room, Pollak 201

James Frazier, Committee Chair, Associate Dean
Susan Martin, Co-coordinator of Graduate Studies
Melanie Christian, Co-coordinator of Graduate Studies
ARTE, Ryan Patton
ARTH, Catherine Roach
CRAF, Sonya Clark
IDES, Christiana Lafazani
GDES, Steven Hoskins
KINE, Stephen Vitiello
MATX, Eric Garberson
MUSC, David Greennagel
PAPR, Ron Johnson
PHTO, Paul Thulin
SCPT, Matthew King
THEA, Noreen Barnes

Promotion & Tenure Committee

Tuesdays, as needed, 6 p.m., Dean’s Office Conference Room, Pollak 201

Cindy Donnell (MUSC), Committee Chair
ARTE, David Burton
ARTH, James Farmer
CRAF, Jack Wax (Fall 2016), Susan Ganch (Spring 2017)
COAR, Matthew Wallin
DANC, Judy Steel
FASH, Kristin Caskey
GDES, Laura Chessin
IDES, Camden Whitehead
KINE, Robert Paris
PAPR, Javier Tapia
PHTO, Mary Beth Reed
SCPT, Corin Hewitt
THEA, Toni-Leslie James

Media, Art & Text Steering Committee

Meetings are scheduled as needed

Eric Garberson, ARTH, Committee Chair, MATX Director
Hope Ginsburg, ARTF/PAPR
Hilary Wilder, PAPR

University Committees (elected to 2 or 3 year terms)

University Faculty Senate

Holly Alford, FASH, President
Deidra Arrington, FASH
Christian DeAngelis, THEA
Sarah Faris, COAR
John Freyer, ARTS
Ryan Patton, ARTE

Alternates:
Donna Reamy, FASH
Emily Smith, IDES

3 year term, elected

University Council

First Thursdays, 3-5 p.m. http://www.council.vcu.edu/meeting.html

TyRueben Ellingson, COAR
Sterling Hundley, COAR

Alternates:

Justin James Reed, AFO/PHTO

2 year term, elected

University Graduate Council

Paul Thulin, PHTO
Stephen Vitiello, KINE

3 year term, elected

University Grievance Panelists

Aaron Anderson, THEA (2018)
Heath Matysek Snyder, CRAF (2017)
Sonali Gulati, PHTO (2017)

Alternates:
David Burton, ARTE (2018)
Melanie Richards, DANC (2018)

3 year term, elected

VCU Library Advisory Committee (VLAC)

Pamela G. Taylor, ARTE (2017)

Appointed

University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

Courtnie Wolfgang, ARTE, appointed, (2018)
Roberto Ventura, IDES, elected, (2018)

2 year term

University Promotion & Tenure Policy Review Committee

Roy McKelvey, GDES (2017)

3 year term, appointed

University Promotion & Tenure Appeals

Ross Walter, MUSC (2018)

3 year term, appointed