Committee Roster

Standing Committees:

Recruitment Committee.
Committee is responsible for recruiting applicants to the graduate program.

  • Sergio Sanudo-Wilhelmy, Chair
  • Andy Gracey
  • Cornelius Sullivan

Admissions Committee. Committee reviews applications to the MEB Ph.D. and M.S. programs.

  • John Heidelberg (chair)
  • Dennis Hedgecock
  • Jed Fuhrman
  • Sergio Sanudo-Wilhelmy

Screening Exam Committee. Committee, in concert with major advisors, conducts the screening exams for all first year students at the end of their second semester.

  • Wiebke Ziebis (chair)
  • James Moffett
  • Dale Kiefer
  • John Heidelberg

Student Progress Review Committee.

  • Andy Gracey (MBBO head, chair)
  • Sergio Sanudo-Wilhelmy
  • Eric Webb
  • Dave Caron

Faculty Review Committee.

  • Dave Hutchins (chair)
  • Jan Amend
  • Eric Webb
  • Karla Heidelberg
  • Linda Duguay

Ad Hoc Committees:

Three year strategic plan formulation - Jim Moffett (chair), Dave Caron, Suzanne Edmands, John Heidelberg and Eric Webb (meet right after holiday break)

Ph.D. degree program revisions - Andy Gracey (chair), Dale Kiefer, Eric Webb, Dennis Hedgecock, Sergio Sanudo(meet spring semester)

Student retreat committee - Andy Gracey (chair), Eric Webb and Linda Duguay, plus Ryan L & Chris S (meet in early spring)

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