Academic Council and Committees

ACADEMIC COUNCIL 2018-2019

Charge:

The general and principle policy-making authority for the Faculty of the SPH-B shall be vested in an Academic Council which shall represent the total Faculty. It shall be the responsibility of the Academic Council to decide on matters of academic policy as outlined by the SPH-B Constitution and report its decisions to the Presiding Officer of the Faculty and to the Faculty at large, as described in the SPH-B Constitution.

Meeting Time:

4th Friday of month from 1:15-2:45; Room C013: Aug 31, Sept 28, Oct 26, Nov 30 (Dean's Conference Rm), 2018; Jan 25, Feb 22, March 29, April 26, May 31 (if needed) 2019

Members:
Last Name First Name Affiliation Role
Fly Alyce Applied Health Science Chair
Forist Brian Recreation, Park and Tourism alt 1
Smiley David Recreation, Park and Tourism alt 2
Allison David SPH Dean SPH Presiding Officer
Gibbs Shawn Dean's representative Ex Officio
O'Loughlin Bob Dean's Office Curriculum Support
Saxena Swapnil Dean's Office AC secretary
Murray Maresa Applied Health Science Member (term ends 5/2020)
Yarber William Applied Health Science alt 1
Applegate Trent Applied Health Science alt 2
Armijos Rodrigo Environmental and Occupational Health Member, term ends 5/2019
Shao Kan Environmental and Occupational Health Member, term ends 5/2020
Klaunig James Environmental and Occupational Health alt 1
Rosenberg Molly Epidemiology and Biostatistics Member (term ends 5/2019)
Sayegh Aaron Epidemiology and Biostatistics Member (term ends 5/2020)
Liu Nianjun Epidemiology and Biostatistics alt 1
Byon Kevin Kinesiology Member (term ends 5/2019)
Shea John Kinesiology Member (term ends 5/2020)
Johnston Jeanne Kinesiology alt 1
Lion Margaret Kinesiology alt 2
Knapp Doug Recreation, Park and Tourism Member (term ends 5/2019)
Chen Joe Recreation, Park and Tourism Member (term ends 5/2010)
Agenda and Minutes

COMMITTEE ON COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT 2018-2019

Charge:

The Committee on Community Engagement and Workforce Development provides leadership to the school in two key areas: 1) faculty, staff, and student engagement with community-based entities in ways that contribute to the advancement of public health practice; and, 2) the involvement of faculty, staff, and students in programs that support the professional development of a multidisciplinary public health workforce. As a core function, this committee contributes to the school’s evaluation and planning activities related to goals and objectives specific to community engagement and workforce development.

Meeting Time:

1st Friday of month from 3:45-4:45; Room PH 125; meets 9/7, 10/5, 11/2, 12/7/2018, 1/4, 2/1, 3/1, 4/5, 5/3/2019

Members:
Last Name First Name Role
Khan Khalid
Bidulescu Aurelian
Knapp Julie
Shea John
Nielsen Kristine
Barnes Priscilla
Cooperman Erin Chair
Docherty Carrie Ex Officio

COMMITTEE ON DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION 2018-2019

Charge:

The Committee on Diversity and Inclusion provides leadership to the school to facilitate the realization of our commitment to promoting the inclusive engagement of diverse faculty, staff, and students. As a core function, this committee defines diversity, determines the diversity goals and objectives, contributes to the evaluation and planning activities of the school on matters related to the policies, procedures, and strategies that help to ensure attainment of the school’s expressed goals, objectives, and values associated with diversity and inclusion of faculty, staff, and students.

Meeting Time:

3rd Friday of month from 3:30-4:45; Room C013; meets 9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21, 1/18, 2/15, 3/22, 4/19, 5/17

Members:
Last Name First Name Role
Githiri Virginia Chair
Omodior Oghenekaro
Armijos Rodriego
Kingma Jackie
Nichols Tammy
Gharakhani Asghar
James Rory
Ludema Christina
Gibson Jim Ex Officio
Brown Brielle Undergrad Student
Le Aurora Grad Student

COMMITTEE ON RESEARCH 2018-2019

Charge:

The Committee on Research & Creative Activity provides leadership to the school on matters related to the school’s research and creative activity portfolio, and the policies and procedures related to the conduct and dissemination of research and creative activity by faculty, staff, and students. This committee also leads the school’s internal mechanisms to make investments in research and creative activity efforts by faculty, staff, and students. As a core function, this committee contributes to the evaluation and planning activities of the school to ensure attainment of the school’s goals and objectives related to research and creative activity and assisting faculty in the process of evaluation, and principally the process of tenure and promotion.

Meeting Time:

2nd Friday of month from 1:15-2:15; Room C013 meets 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14, 1/11, 2/8, 3/8, 4/12, 5/10

Members:
Last Name First Name Role
Cole Shu
Brown Andrew
Klaunig James Chair
Harezlak Jaroslaw
Block Hannah
Allison David SPH Presiding Officer
Gibbs Shawn

COMMITTEE ON TEACHING AND LEARNING 2018-2019

Charge:

The Committee on Teaching & Learning provides leadership to the school on matters related to the delivery of teaching, student learning outcomes, and curricular assessment and the school’s efforts toward ensuring effective methods and models of teaching for faculty and other instructors. This committee also provides leadership to the school in areas related to online education and other diverse and innovative approaches to the advancement of the school’s teaching and learning approaches. The Committee on Teaching & Learning is also charged with fostering and maintaining a relationship with the Indiana University Bloomington campus Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL). As a core function, this committee contributes to the school’s evaluation and planning activities on matters related to enhancing the school’s approaches to teaching and learning and assisting faculty in the process of evaluation, and principally the process of tenure and promotion.

Meeting Time:

2nd Friday of month from 4:00-5:00 pm; Room PH 125; meets 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14, 1/11, 2/8, 3/8, 4/12, 5/10

Members:
Last Name First Name Role
Cothran Donetta
Chow Angela
Agley Dan
Nelson Erik
Shao Kan
Lion Margaret Chair
Howell Brandon
Knapp Julie
de Siqueira Amaury
de Leon Bernadette
Gibbs Shawn Ex Officio

COMMITTEE ON STUDENT AFFAIRS 2018-2019

Charge:

The Committee on Student Affairs provides leadership on matters related to the school’s continuum of programs and services that contribute to a student’s academic experience within the school. Of particular focus for this committee is the facilitation of student engagement in the research, teaching, and service mission of the school, issues related to student recruitment and retention, and advising and career services. As a core function, this committee contributes to the evaluation and planning activities of the school on matters related to the continuum of programs and services for students.

Meeting Time:

1st Friday of month from 1:00-2:00; Room C013; meets 9/7, 10/5, 11/2, 12/7/2018, 1/4, 2/1, 3/1, 4/5, 5/3/2019

Members:
Last Name First Name Role
Finley Kathy Co-Chair
Sayegh Aaron
Ryder Rachel
Kennedy Carol
Thomas Celina
McClure Sarah
Taylor Angela
Moore Cindy
Khan Khalid Co-Chair
Simmons Susan
Greene Alison
Owens Chris Student
Gibson Jim Ex Officio

COMMITTEE ON BUDGET AND PLANNING 2018-2019

Charge:

The Committee on the Budget and Planning provides consultative leadership to the school’s Presiding Officer (the Dean of the school) and chairs of departments in order to help ensure that the school monitors and plans for the assurance of the financial resources necessary to fulfill the school’s mission, goals, and objectives. This committee contributes to the evaluation and planning activities of the school specifically regarding the adequacy of the school’s fiscal resources and the school’s performance against the school’s fiscal objectives.

Meeting Time:

2nd Friday of month from 2:45-3:45; Room C013; meets 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14, 1/11, 2/8, 3/8, 4/12, 5/10

Members:
Last Name First Name Role
Meyerson Beth
Klaunig James
Raglin Jack Chair
Liu Nianjun
Knapp Doug
Kearney Brian Ex Officio
Vaught Jody Ex Officio
Baranauskas Marissa Student
Allison David SPH Presiding Officer

COMMITTEE ON SERVICE 2018-2019

Charge:

The Committee on Service provides leadership to the school on matters related to academic service by faculty, staff, and students, with particular emphasis on the establishment of policies and procedures that support academic service and the manner in which service activities of faculty and staff are acknowledged in processes related to their career advancement. As a core function, this committee contributes to the evaluation and planning activities of the school on matters related to academic service and assisting faculty in the process of evaluation, and principally the process of tenure and promotion.

Meeting Time:

3rd Friday of month from 9:15-10:15; Room C013, meets 9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21, 1/18, 2/15, 3/22, 4/19, 5/17

Members:
Last Name First Name Role
Morse Camille
Hendryx Michael
Coble Cassandra Chair
Xun Pengcheng
Oghenekaro Omodior
Otten Justin
Gibson Jim Ex Officio

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERSHIP 2018-2019

Charge:

The Public Health Leadership Committee is primarily responsible for ensuring consistency across the school’s public health-designated degree programs and for providing leadership and oversight on issues related to the accreditation standards of the Council on Education for Public Health. This committee contributes to the evaluation and planning activities of the school on all matters related to the degrees in the school that are classified as public health.

Meeting Time:

4th Friday of month from 2:45-4:15 Room C013, Aug 31, Sept 28, Oct 26, Nov 30 (Dean's Conference Rm), 2018; Jan 25, Feb 22, March 29, April 26, May 31 (if needed) 2019

Members:
Last Name First Name Role
Li Ming
Ramos William Chair
Murray Maresa
Shea John
Simmons Susan
Johnston Jeanne
James Rory
O’loughlin Bob
Docerty Carrie Ex Officio
Hobson Kristin Ex Officio
Mattey-Mora Paola Student
Gibbs Shawn Ex Officio
Shimek Jo Anna
de Siqueira Amaury
de Leone Bernadette Ex Officio

COMMITTEE ON UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES 2018-2019

Charge:

The Committee shall be responsible for review of all matters pertinent to undergraduate education and shall recommend new policies as well as significant changes to existing policies to the Academic Council for action. Contributes to the evaluation and planning activities of the school on matters related to undergraduate studies.

Meeting Time:

2nd Friday of month from 9:00-10:30; Room C013; meets 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14, 1/11, 2/8, 3/8, 4/12, 5/10

Members:
Last Name First Name Role
Murray Maresa
Shimek Jo Anna
Ludema Christina
Cothran Donetta
Ramos William
O'Loughlin Bob
Saxena Swapnil
Gibbs Shawn Ex Officio
Gibson Jim
Bland Barb
Blake Shea Student

COMMITTEE ON GRADUATE STUDIES 2018-2019

Charge:

The Committee shall be responsible for review of all matters pertinent to graduate education and shall recommend new policies as well as significant changes to existing policies to the Academic Council for action. This shall include such matters as: (1) new curricula and degrees as well as changes to existing curricula and degrees; (2) interdisciplinary curricula and interdepartmental (“X”) courses; (3) standards and procedures for admission into each of the various majors in the School; and, (4) other graduate curriculum and academic policy matters. As a core function, this committee contributes to the evaluation and planning activities of the school on matters related to graduate studies.

Meeting Time:

3rd Friday of month from 10:30-12:00; Room C013; meets 9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 12/21, 1/18, 2/15, 3/22, 4/19, 5/17

Members:
Last Name First Name Role
Macy Jon
Kamendulis Lisa
James Rory
Li Ming
Williams Antonio
Ramos William
O'Loughlin Bob
Montemayor Nelda
Gibbs Shawn Ex Officio
Coble-Thompson Barbara
Saxena Swapnil Secretary
Kaschalk Elizabeth Student

COMMITTEE ON CENTERS AND INSTITUTES 2018-2019

Charge:

The committee provides leadership to the advancement of the school’s centers and institutes through the development of policies and procedures that support the sustainability of centers and institutes and the manner in which centers and institutes have mutually beneficial levels of engagement with faculty, staff, and students both within, and external to, the school. As a core function, this committee contributes to the school’s evaluation and planning activities on matters related to the manner in which centers and institutes support the goals and objectives of the school.

Meeting Time:

2nd Wednesday of month from 9:00-10:30; Room C013; meets on 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12 2018 and 1/9, 2/13, 3/20, 4/10 and 5/8 2019

Members:
Last Name First Name Role
Herbenick Debby
Ramos William
McCloskey Laura
Wolter Steve
Gassman Ruth
York Sherril
Chen Zhongxue
Yarber Bill
Koceja David
Docherty Carrie Ex Officio
Beeker Charles Co-Chair
Willett Mark Co-Chair