Committee Members

The development of the First-Year Experience Initiative was a collaborative process engaging all facets of our campus community. Nearly 85 students, faculty and staff were engaged in First-Year Experience Initiative subcommittees.  The initiative is guided by a robust group of campus community members comprising the steering committee

Steering Committee

Carrie Abbott-Director-First-Year and Transfer Programs
Lois Agnew-Associate Dean-Arts & Sciences
Shannon Andre-Director Communications & Media Relations-Enrollment & the Student Experience
Karen Baris-Director-Architecture
Jim Byrne-Assistant Dean-Falk
Gabe Coleman-Project Manager-Academic Affairs
Meg Cortese-Assistant Registrar-Office of the Registrar
Katelyn Cowen-Director-Health Promotion
Lawrence Davis-Associate Professor-Architecture
Carlota Deseda-Coon-Director-VPA
Martha Diede-Director-Faculty Affairs
Siham Doughman-Registrar-Office of the Registrar
James Duah-Agyeman-Director-Multicultural Affairs
Jerry Edmonds-Senior Assistant Provost-Academic Affairs
Dolan Evanovich-Senior Vice President-Enrollment & the Student Experience
Carol Faulkner-Associate Dean-Maxwell
Marie Garland-Executive Director -Faculty Affairs
Jonna Gilfus-Assistant Teaching Professor-Arts & Sciences
Jenny Gluck-Associate CIO-ITS
Brad Gorham-Associate Professor-Newhouse
Gerald Greenberg-Senior Associate Dean-Arts & Sciences
Julie Hasenwinkel-Senior Associate Dean-Engineering & Computer Science
Rob Hradsky-Dean of Students-Enrollment & the Student Experience
Rosemary Kelly-Assistant Dean-University College
Khristian kemp-delisser-Director-LGBT Resource Center
Brian Konkol-Dean -Hendricks Chapel
Ralph Lorenz-Senior Associate Dean-VPA
Melissa Lowry-Functional Business Analyst-Academic Affairs
Jeffery Mangram-Associate Professor-School of Education
Karen McGee-Assistant Dean-Newhouse
Suzette Melendez-Teaching Professor-College of Law
Michael Morrison-Associate Director-ITS
Cathryn Newton-Dean emerita & Professor-Arts & Sciences
Amanda Nicholson-Asst Provost, Dean Student Success-Enrollment & the Student Experience
Deb Nosky-Asst Professor of Practice-iSchool
Terra Peckskamp-Director-Residence Life
Lindsay Quilty-Assistant Dean-Whitman
Amie Redmond-Senior Assistant Dean-School of Education
Kira Reed-Associate Professor-Whitman
Kyle Rosenblum-student representative
Jesse Santillian-student representative
Michele Wheatly-Provost
Andrea Willis-Assistant Director-University College
Salatha Willis-Assistant Director-Athletics
Ray Wimer-Assistant Professor of Practice-Whitman