Academic Restart Committee

Academic Restart Committee

The Academic Restart Committee, or ARC, will assist faculty with specific issues and concerns and will provide advice and guidance on critical aspects of academic restart in the fall. Additionally, The committee is working closely with the campus to ensure that communication happens in a timely manner and shares weekly updates through email and online. These changes are also available online at the Office of the Registrar.

The ARC will be chaired by Chris Johns-Krull, Speaker of the Faculty Senate. Its membership is as follows (indicating schools for all faculty members):

  • Chris Johns-Krull (chair) -- Speaker of the Faculty Senate; Natural Sciences
  • Kathleen Canning – Dean of the School of Humanities
  • Bridget Gorman – Dean of Undergraduates; Social Sciences
  • Fred Higgs – Vice Provost for Academic Affairs; Engineering
  • Klara Jelinkova – Vice President for International Operations and Information Technology
  • Eden King -- Social Sciences
  • Kevin Kirby – Vice President for Administration
  • Caroline Levander – Vice President for Global and Digital Strategy; Humanities
  • Seiichi Matsuda – Dean of Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies; Natural Sciences
  • Ed Nikonowicz – Deputy Speaker (and former speaker) of the Faculty Senate; Natural Sciences
  • Renata Ramos – Engineering
  • Jesús Vassallo – Architecture
  • James Weston – Business (and former speaker of the Faculty Senate)
  • Bob Yekovich – Dean of the Shepherd School of Music
  • Consulting Member: David Tenney, Registrar