College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Committees

Faculty Elections, Spring 2014: Call for Nominations


Each spring, faculty members of the College of Arts and Sciences are elected to committees, to begin service in 2014-2015. 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 Tuesday, 29 April 2014.  

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 2014 (terms expiring): Prof. Kevin Newmark (Romance Languages and Literatures), Prof. David Deese (Political Science), Prof. Michael Naughton (Physics)

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

Candidates:

Humanities (one to be elected; Theology not eligible)

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

Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science (one to be elected; Chemistry 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 2014 (terms expiring): Timothy Duket (Honors Program), Franziska Seraphim (History), C. K. Cheung (Mathematics)

To serve until June 2015: 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)

Candidates:

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

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

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


 

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 2014 (term expiring): Gary Gurtler (Philosophy), Prasannan Parthasarathi (History)

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

To serve until June 2016: Mark Reeder (Mathematics)

Candidates:

Humanities (one to be elected; English not eligible)

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

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


 

The A&S Elections Committee: Profs. Baglivo, Baum, Fishman, Kafka, Kowaleski-Wallace, Mostefai, Perkins, Petersen, Rogers

Last updated: 2014-04-15 cfb