CO-CHAIRS

  • Ann Cudd, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor
  • James "Jimmy" Martin, U.S. Steel Dean of Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chairs of Working Groups

  • Mary Besterfield-Sacre — Educational Technology and Teaching Working Group co-chair
  • Kenyon Bonner — Out-of-the-Classroom Experiences Working Group chair
  • Eleanor Feingold — Graduate Studies and Research Working Group co-chair
  • Cynthia Golden — Educational Technology and Teaching Working Group co-chair
  • Jimmy Martin — Housing and Health Working Group chair
  • Joseph McCarthy — Undergraduate Studies Working Group co-chair
  • John Twyning — Undergraduate Studies Working Group co-chair
  • Nathan Urban — Graduate Studies and Research Working Group co-chair

 

Office of the Provost Cabinet

  • Ariel C. Armony, Vice Provost for Global Affairs
  • Kenyon R. Bonner, Vice Provost and Dean of Students
  • Marc Harding, Vice Provost for Enrollment
  • Laurie J. Kirsch, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, Development, and Diversity
  • Joseph J. McCarthy, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies
  • Lucy S. Russell, Vice Provost and Chief of Staff
  • Louise Cavanaugh Sciannameo, Assistant Provost for Strategic Communications
  • Nancy H. Tannery, Assistant Provost
  • Nathan Urban, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Strategic Initiatives
  • Stephen Wisniewski, Vice Provost for Budget and Analytics

 

Representatives from Office of Community and Governmental Relations

  • Paul Supowitz, Vice Chancellor for Community and Governmental Relations
  • Mike Ringler, Senior Director for Federal Relations

 

President of University Senate

  • Chris Bonneau, Professor of Political Science

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORS

  • Donald Burke, Dean Emeritus of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health; Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health, Health Sciences; Jonas Salk Professor of Global Health; and Distinguished University Professor of Health Science and Policy, and Epidemiology
  • Mark Roberts, Professor and Chair, Health Policy and Management; Director, Public Health Dynamics Lab; and Professor, Medicine, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration and Clinical and Translational Science
  • LuAnn Brink, Chief Epidemiologist, Allegheny County Health Department; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

WORKING GROUPS

Educational Technology and Teaching

  • Cynthia Golden, Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of the University Center for Teaching and Learning (Co-chair)  
  • Mary Besterfield-Sacre, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Director of the Engineering Education Research Center, Swanson School of Engineering (Co-chair)
  • Mike Arenth, Director of Educational Technology, University Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Tinukwa Boulder, Director of Innovative Technologies & Online Learning, School of Education
  • Mike Bridges, Director of Teaching Commons, University Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Joe Grabowski, Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies, Chemistry, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
  • Mark Henderson, Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Vice Chancellor, Pitt IT
  • Delanie Jenkins, Associate Professor & Chair of Studio Arts, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
  • Chelsea Kluczkowski, Data Analyst, Office of the Provost
  • Debbie Miller, Vice Dean, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Mary Beth Rauktis, Research Assistant Professor, School of Social Work
  • Victor So, Student Government Board Board Member, Senior Microbiology & English Lit., Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
  • Mark Weixel, Director of Informatics, University Center for International Studies
  • Frank Wilson, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

 

Graduate Studies and Research

  • Nathan Urban, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Strategic Initiatives; Professor and the Associate Chair of the Department of Neurobiology; Associate Director of the Brain Institute; and co-Director of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (Co-chair)
  • Eleanor Feingold, Interim Chair and Professor, Human Genetics; Professor, Biostatistics; Executive Associate Dean, Office of the Dean, Graduate School of Public Health (Co-chair)
  • Areej Ali, Graduate Student, multidisciplinary MPH
  • Amanda Brodish, Director of Data Analytics & Pathways for Student Success, Office of the Provost
  • Minking Chyu, Associate Dean for International Initiatives, Swanson School of Engineering
  • N. John Cooper, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research, Office of Research
  • Kevin Crowley, Associate Dean, School of Education
  • Allyson Delnore, Associate Director European Studies Center, University Center for International Studies
  • Annette DeVito Dabbs, Chair of Acute & Tertiary Care, School of Nursing
  • Kelley Fitzgerald, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Holger Hoock, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research & Chair of British History, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
  • Adam Leibovich, Associate Dean for Faculty Recruitment and Research Development, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
  • Garrett Margliotti, Director of Global Partnerships and Partner Engagement, University Center for International Studies
  • Penny Morel, Professor of Immunology, School of Medicine
  • Tom Nolin, Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy
  • Ashley Shafer, Graduate Student/Teaching Fellow, School of Education
  • Randy Smith, Senior Associate Dean & Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy

 

Health and Housing

  • Jimmy Martin, U.S. Steel Dean of Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering (Co-chair)
  • Steve Wisniewski, Vice Provost for Budget and Analytics, Office of the Provost; Professor, Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health; Co-director, Epidemiology Data Center (Co-chair)
  • Steve Anderson, Associate Dean and Director of Residence Life
  • Julie Bannister, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Auxiliary Services, Office of Business and Auxiliary Services
  • Jay Frerotte, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of Environmental Health and Safety
  • Mary Hawk, Associate Professor of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences, Graduate School of Public Health
  • Vikas Khanna, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering
  • Angela Meadows, Undergraduate Student, School of Social Work
  • Prakash Mirchandani, Professor of Business Administration and Director of the Center for Supply Chain Management, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
  • Jonna Morris, Assistant Professor of Health and Community Systems, School of Nursing
  • Anne Newman, Chair of the Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, and Director of the Center for Aging and Populations Health
  • Danielle Obisie-Orlu, Undergraduate Student
  • Mark Roberts, Director of Public Health Dynamics Lab & Chair of Health Policy and Management, Graduate School of Public Health
  • Matt Sterne, Vice Chancellor for Business Services, Office of Business and Auxiliary Services

 

Out-of-the-Classroom Experiences

  • Kenyon Bonner, Vice Provost and Dean of Students (Chair)
  • Christine Chapman, Senior Assistant to the Vice Provost and Dean of Students, Student Affairs
  • Jennifer Cousins, Lecturer II, Psychology, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
  • Breanne Donohue, Interim Director, New Student Programs, Student Affairs
  • David Fitz, Dean, University of Pittsburgh at Titusville
  • Malena Hirsch, Graduate and Professional Student Government President, MBA/MHA Operations & Strategy, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
  • Eric Macadangdang, Student Government Board, SBD President, Senior Comm Health Assessment, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
  • Sarina Moore, Communications Specialist, Student Affairs
  • Mike Rizzi, Assistant Dean, Director of Student Services, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Summer Rothrock, Director of Cross-Cultural & Leadership Development, Student Affairs
  • Chris Stumpf, Vice President, Student Affairs, University of Pittsburgh at Titusville
  • Belkys Torres, Executive Director of Global Engagement, University Center for International Studies
  • Jennifer Tuscano, Associate Athletic Director for Sport Administration
  • Jennifer Walker, Academic Affairs Manager, Office of the Provost
  • Jessica Watson, Data Analyst, Office of the Provost
  • Linda Williams-Moore, Associate Dean & Director of Student Life, Student Affairs

 

Undergraduate Studies

  • Joseph J. McCarthy, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies; William Kepler Whiteford Professor, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering (Co-chair)
  • John Twyning, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, English Lit., Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences (Co-chair)
  • Betty Braxter, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, School of Nursing
  • Jake Dechant, Assistant Professor & Director of Science Education Labs, School of Nursing
  • Mike Farabaugh, Director of Academic Support Services/Academic Coordinator
  • Kathryn Fleisher, Senior Undergraduate Student, Creative Writing, Gender/Sexuality/Women’s Studies, Politics & Philosophy, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
  • Jackie Horrall, Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
  • Nancy Kaufman, Senior Lecturer, Biological Sciences, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
  • Patti Mathay, University Registrar, Office of the Registrar
  • Katie Richmond, Student Government Board Board Member, Mechanical Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering
  • Mathew Rosenblum, Professor and Chair, Department of Music, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
  • John Stoner, Executive Director for Academic Affairs, University Center for International Studies; Senior Lecturer, History, Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
  • Shrikar Umarji, Data Analyst, Office of the Provost
  • Emily Williams, Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford