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Chairs Council

To provide a channel through which department chairs may readily communicate with other chairs in order to share information and solve problems; enable junior chairs to take advantage of the expertise of more experienced chairs act as a clearinghouse to share information that individual Chairs obtain from their respective professional societies; participate in the formation of hiring committees for Deans and the scheduling of interviews.

Chair: Dilip Mirchandani - email

Chairs Council 2016-17
Accounting & Finance Stehanie Weidman
Art Jill Gower/Janet Conradi
Biological Sciences Mike Grove
Biomedical Sciences (CMSRU) Bill Kochur
Chemical Engineering Mark Byrne
Chemistry & Biochemistry


Ron Caputo (Appt)

Civil/Environmental Engineering

Beena Sukumaran

Communication Studies Maria Savelski
Computer Science Vasil Hnatyshin
Education Services MaryBeth Walpole
Electrical/Computer Engineering Robi Polikar
English Joseph Coulombe
Experiential Engineering Education (ExEED)  
Foreign Languages/Literatures Marilyn Manley
Geography and the Environment Patrick Crumrine
Geology Harold Connolly
Health & Exercise Science Robert Sterner
History William Carrigan
Interdisciplinary and Includive Education Joy Xin
Journalism  Mark Berkey-Gerard
Language, Literacy and Special Ed Susan Browne/Xiufang Chen
Law & Justice Studies Michael Weiss 
Management/Entrepreneurship Dilip Mirchandani
Marketing & Business Information Systems Berrin Guner

Dex Whittinghill(APPT)

Ron Czochor

Mechanical Engineering Jennifer Kadlowec
Music Rick Dammers
Philosophy/Religion Ellen Miller
Physics & Astronomy David Klassen
Political Science and Economics Natalie Reaves

Tom Dinzeo

Mary Lou Kerwin (Appt)

Public Relations/Advertising Suzanne FitzGerald
Radio/TV /Film Keith Brand
Sociology and Anthropology James Abbott
Science, Technology, Engineering Arts, and Math Education (STEAM) Issam Abi-El Mona
Theatre/Dance Elisabeth Hostetter
Writing Arts Jen Courtney
AFT Rep Dilip Mirchandani
Chairs Council Committee 2015-16 annual report