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Department of English

English Department Committees: 2008-2009

Executive Committee (Chair, DGS, DUS, one member at large for Chair’s term):

Stephen Barber, Chair
Josie Campbell, DGS
Carolyn Betensky, co-DUS
Naomi Mandel, Feinstein Coordinator
Travis Williams, Member at large

Nominating/Tellers Committee (2 faculty, staggered 3 year terms):

1. Carolyn Betensky (2nd year)
2. Ryan Trimm (1st year)

Long Range Planning Committee:

Stephen Barber
Carolyn Betensky
Jennifer Jones
Naomi Mandel
Ryan Trimm
Travis Williams

Selections Committee (Chair and 1 faculty member at large: 3 additional elected in year when search being conducted, 1 from each rank):

Temporarily suspended

Ad Hoc Student Outcome Assessments Committee:

Valerie Karno

Curriculum Committee (2 faculty, 3rd added when curricular changes being made; no term specified):

Matt Frankel, Gitahi Gititi, Valerie Karno, John Leo, Marty Rojas, Gina Valentino

Alumni Liaison Committee (3 faculty for staggered 3 year terms):

Valerie Karno

Under Graduate Committee:

Bob Schwegler, Graduate Director of Writing and Rhetoric

Graduate Committee (DGS plus 3 faculty for staggered 2 year term; 2 grad students for 1 year):

1. Josie Campbell, DGS
2. Jennifer Jones, Supervisor of TAs
3. Bob Schwegler, Graduate Director of Writing and Rhetoric
4. John Leo
5. Stephanie Dunson
6. Graduate Student Member 1 - TBA
7. Graduate Student Member 2 - TBA

Graduate Admissions Subcommittee (formed by Graduate Committee):

Kathleen Davis
Marty Rojas
Mike Pennell, Writing and Rhetoric

Ad Hoc Committee Training and Hiring of TAs:

Jennifer Jones
Mike Pennell, Writing and Rhetoric

CCE English Coordinator

Naomi Mandel

Events, Series, PR, and Webmaster Committee (3 faculty for staggered 2 year terms; 1 grad student for 1 year):

1. Read/Write Series: Peter Covino
2. PR (compiler and publisher of departmental news): Mary Cappello
3. Webmaster: Michelle Caraccia
4. Grad Student: TBA