CAS Faculty Governance

Listed below are the committees and membership to include the Chair for each committee. College committee meeting dates are determined by the governing bodies for each of the separate college faculties.


Bachelor of Liberal Studies Committee Membership

Bridget Brew (Assistant Professor, SOAN)

Gonzalo Campos-Dintrans  (Assistant Professor, MLL) – Secretary

Ana Chichester (Professor, MLL) -ex-officio member

Varun Makhija (Assistant Professor, CHPH) – Chair

Scott Powers  (Professor, MLL)

Kelly Yoon (Assistant Professor, COB) – College of Business, External Member


CAS Curriculum Committee Membership and Information

Website for the University Curriculum Committee

The website has the information for guidelines, procedures, and forms to complete.

Dawn Bowen (Professor, GEOG) – Chair

Julius Esunge (Professor, MATH)

Angela Pitts (Professor, CLPR)

Colin Rafferty (Associate Professor, ENLI)

Jason Robinson (Associate Professor, ARTS)

Jason Sellers (Associate Professor, HIST) – Secretary

Grant Woodwell (Professor, EESC) – ex-officio member

CAS Faculty Council Membership

Meeting Materials

(All meetings are held at 4 PM)

Mindy Erchull (Professor, PSYC)

Ian Finlayson (Associate Professor, CPSC) – Secretary, Spring 2023

Kate Haffey (Associate Professor, ENLI) –  Chair

Davis Oldham (Professor, CHPH) – Vice Chair

Marcel Rotter (Associate Professor, MLL)

David Rettinger (Professor, PSYC) – Secretary, Fall 2022

Mara Scanlon (Professor, ENLI)

Suzanne Sumner (Professor, MATH)

Faculty Development and Grants Committee Membership

Jeb Collins (Associate Professor, MATH)

Amrita Dhar (Associate Professor, ECON)

Jodie Hayob (Professor, EESC)

Leo Lee (Professor, MATH)

Melissa Martinez (Assistant Professor, PSCI)

Marco Millones Mayer (Associate Professor, GEOG)

Grant Woodwell (Professor, EESC) -ex-officio member

Museum Studies Committee Membership

Website for Museum Studies

Erin Devlin (Associate Professor, HIST)

Eric Gable (Professor, SOAN)

Scott Harris (Director, James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library)

Liane Houghtalin (Professor, CLPR)

Jane Huffman (Professor, COE)

Marjorie Och (Professor, ARTS)

Kelli Slunt (Professor, CHEM)

Cristina Turdean (Associate Professor, HISP) – Chair

Promotion and Tenure Committee Membership

Website CAS Promotion and Tenure

Karen Anewalt (Professor, CPSC)

Dianne Baker ((Professor, BIOL)

Yuan-Jen Chiang (Professor, MATH)

Kanchan Deosthali (Associate Professor, COB) -College of Business, External Member

Don Lee (Associate Professor, ECON)

Laura Mentore (Associate Professor, SOAN)

Randall Reif (Associate Professor, CHEM)

Joseph Romero (Professor, CLPR)

Andréa Livi Smith (Professor, HISP) – Chair