College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Committees

Faculty Elections, Spring 2015: Call for Nominations


Each spring, faculty members of the College of Arts and Sciences are elected to committees, to begin service in 2015-2016. The first step in the process is this call for nominations. All members of the A&S faculty (University Statutes, Ch. II) are eligible to nominate for, and, except as indicated below, to serve on committees. By all means nominate yourself if you like. If you nominate another faculty member, please secure that person's consent.

Nominations should be sent to Kit Baum (A&S Elections Committee co-chair) by email (baum@bc.edu). Please send them as soon as you can. The deadline for nominations for names to appear on the ballot is ?????, ?? April 2015.  

Arts and Sciences Promotions Committee

This committee has six faculty members, two from each division: Humanities, Social Sciences and History, Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science, with no more than one member from any one department of the college. Nominees must be tenured professors or associate professors. At least four of the six faculty members, and at least one from each division, must hold the rank of Professor.  Voting is across the college, with the entire eligible faculty voting for candidates from all divisions. Only tenured and tenure-track faculty are eligible to vote for the Promotions Committee. Terms are for two years with one member from each division to be elected each year.

To serve until June 2015 (terms expiring): Prof. Roberto Goizueta (Theology), Prof. M. Utku Ünver (Economics), Prof. Paul Davidovits (Chemistry)

To serve until June 2016: Prof. Maxim Shrayer (Slavic and Eastern Languages & Literatures), Prof. Pat Maney (History), Prof. Ben Howard (Mathematics)

Candidates to serve until June 2017:

Humanities (one to be elected; Slavic and Eastern Languages & Literatures not eligible)

Social Sciences and History (one to be elected; History not eligible)

Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science (one to be elected; Mathematics not eligible)



Arts and Sciences Educational Policy Committee

This committee has nine faculty members, three from each division: Humanities, Social Sciences and History, Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science--elected by the faculty of that division. All full-time faculty, including adjunct faculty, may serve. The term of office is three years. No department may have more than one member on the committee.

To serve until June 2015 (terms expiring): Luke Jorgensen (Theater), Stefan Hoderlein (Economics)

To serve until June 2016: Amy Boesky (English), Gerald Easter (Political Science), Rudolph Hon (Earth and Environmental Sciences), Kathy Dunn (Biology)

To serve until June 2017: Mary Troxell (Philosophy), Eve Spangler (Sociology), John Baldwin (Mathematics)

Candidates to serve until June 2018:

Humanities (one to be elected; Philosophy and English not eligible)

Social Sciences and History (one to be elected; Sociology and Political Science not eligible)

Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science (no open seats)


 

Graduate Educational Policy Committee

This committee includes six faculty members from the College of Arts and Sciences, two from each division: Humanities, Social Sciences and History, Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science--elected by the faculty of that division. The term of office is three years. All tenured or tenure-track faculty may serve. No department may have more than one member on the committee.

To serve until June 2015 (terms expiring): Cynthia Young (English), Robert Bartlett (Political Science), Charles Hoffman (Biology)

To serve until June 2016: Mark Reeder (Mathematics)

To serve until June 2017: Jean Luc Solere (Philosophy), Julie Holland Mortimer (Economics)

Candidates to serve until June 2018:

Humanities (one to be elected; Philosophy not eligible)

Social Sciences and History (one to be elected; Economics not eligible)

Natural Sciences, Mathematics & Computer Science (one to be elected; Mathematics not eligible)


 

Special Election: University Core Development Committee

Seats on this committee are usually filled in the University faculty elections. Due to a resignation, there is one seat to be filled in the A&S Social Sciences and History division. History faculty are not eligible as one of their colleagues is serving on the committee.

Candidates to serve until June 2018:

Social Sciences and History (one to be elected; History not eligible)


 

The A&S Elections Committee

Last updated: 2015-03-15 cfb