Standing Subcommittees of IPPC


Subcommittee on Budget and Finance

Function:To review and discuss the operating and capital budgetary and financial plans of the College, in particular: (i) the annual budget parameters and their impact on the long-range budgetary forecast of the College, (ii) significant capital projects under consideration or implementation, (iii) the ongoing implementation of the Total Comprehensive Compensation Framework, (iv) significant new program initiatives, and (v) any other matters with a material financial impact on the College.  To report on these matters to the IPPC at appropriate times during the budget and planning cycles.

Position Name Year
VP Finance and Admin. (Chair) Mike West N/A
Faculty, Vice Chair of IPPC Erica Bastress-Dukehart N/A
Faculty Rep from IPPC Denise Smith N/A
Member of President's Cabinet Beau Breslin N/A
A/P Rep.from IPPC Gail Cummings-Danson 2013
SS Rep. from IPPC Wendy Kercull 2015
SGA VP for Financial Affairs Donald Duff, '13 2013
Regular Guest Bill Duffy, Interim Chief Tech. Officer N/A



Subcommittee on Admissions and Financial Aid

Function:  To recommend and review admissions policies and goals; to plan with the administration the student aid policies of the College and to consider problems relative to the implementation of those policies; to serve as a resource for CEPP and other committees on admissions and student aid matters.

Position Name Year
Dean of Admissions & Fin. Aid (Chair) Mary Lou Bates N/A
 Director of Financial Aid Beth Post-Lundquist N/A
Member of Dean of Faculty Staff Cori Filson 2013
Member of Dean of Stu. Affairs Staff Jamin Totino 2013
Faculty from IPPC Erica Bastress-Dukehart 2013
Faculty from FEC Janet Casey 2014
Student #1 - SGA Senator TBD 2013
Student #2 - SGA Appointed (WTS) Amanda Seres 2013



Campus Sustainability Subcommittee

Function: To research, review, recommend, and help support the implementation of sustainability policies and procedures in such areas as waste and recycling, academics, transportation, green building, food systems, climate and energy, landscape and ecosystem management, community, diversity and equity, and communication and assessment.  This includes assisting in the coordination of sustainability strategic planning and its assessment and updates.  The subcommittee may create working groups to assist with this process.  Secondarily, to coordinate strategic event planning and collaborative efforts between departments around these topics.

Position Name Year
Chair - sits on IPPC Riley Neugebauer 2013
Faculty Member #1 Yvette Cortes 2014
Faculty Member #2 Monica Raveret Richter 2014
Faculty Member #3 Gregory Gerbi 2015
AP/SS Rep. from Purchasing Carol Schnitzer 2013
AP/SS Rep. from Facilities Dan Rodecker 2014
A/P from Financial Planning Mike Hall 2013
Student #1 - SGA Senator TBD 2013
Student #2 - SGA Appointed (WTS) TBD 2013



Subcommittee on Student Affairs

Function: To provide a forum for consideration of issues of special concern to students that do not clearly fall under the sole jurisdiction of the administration, the faculty, or the SGA, and to make recommendations on such issues to the IPPC.  To advise the Dean of Student Affairs on matters of policy and to assist the Dean of Student Affairs in assuring a productive working relationship with the faculty, students, and other administrative units of the College; and to gather nominations and make recommendations to the IPPC for the annual President’s Awards.

Position Name Year
Interim Dean of Student Affairs (Co-Chair) Gail Cummings-Danson N/A
President of SGA  (Co-Chair) Matthew Walsh, '13 N/A
Faculty #1 from IPPC Natalie Taylor 2013
Faculty #2 Leo Porter 2015
A/P Rep.- appointed by President Robin Adams 2014
SS Rep. - appointed by President Kim Andrew 2013
SGA - VP for Residential Affairs Jess Sonnenfeld, '14 2013
Student #3 - SGA Senator Talia Arnow, '13 2013



Committee on Intercultural and Global Understanding

Function: To provide recommendations and advice to the President and IPPC on policies, practices, and protocols regarding diversity and inclusion, intercultural and global understanding, intercultural literacy, issues of campus climate, and other related matters.  In addition, CIGU actively collaborates with various constituents and departments on campus to inform and educate the community and to encourage and support activities that further the College's diversity and inclusion goals.  (Please refer to the IPPC Operating Code for a full description of CIGU and its standing subcommittee, the Bias Response Group.)

Position Name Year
Faculty #1 - Dir. The Office of Academic Diversity Initiatives Kristie Ford N/A
Office of Student Diversity Programs TBD N/A
EEO and Workforce Diversity Herb Crossman N/A
Assoc. DoF for Pers., Diversity & Faculty Affairs Crystal D. Moore N/A
Faculty #2 TBD  
Faculty #3 Elzbieta Lepkowska-White (Management  and Business)  
SGA VP for Diversity Affairs TBD  
Student #2 - SGA Appointed (WTS) TBD  
Opportunity Programs Director or Designee Nora Clark, Director of the Opportunity Program N/A
Off-Campus Study and Exchanges Cori Filson N/A
Admissions Representative Dean Mendes N/A
Support Staff Representative Margo Theobald  
Chair of Bias Response Group Gail Cummings-Danson N/A



Subcommittee on Responsible Citizenship

Function:  To advise the President and other College offices and bodies as appropriate to refine objectives and develop initiatives that will teach and exemplify the values of informed, responsible citizenship.  In undertaking this work, the SRC will take into account a comprehensive institutional view and, in particular, will be guided by Goal III of the College’s Strategic Plan.  Among other things, SRC will serve as a resource to promote civic engagement collaborations between Student Affairs and Academic Affairs; and as a resource for faculty and departments to develop civic learning opportunities in the curriculum.

Position Name Year
Professor, Sociology (Co-chair) David Karp N/A
Assoc. Dean of the Faculty (Co-chair) Crystal Moore N/A
Faculty #1 Beck Krefting 2013
Faculty #2 Charlene Grant 2014
Student #1 Sarah Minney, '13 2013
Student #2 Thomas Rivera, '13 2013
Dir. of Community Service Programs Michelle Hubbs N/A
Student Academic Dev. Coordinator Marla Melito N/A
Sustainability Coordinator Riley Neugebauer N/A
Arthur Vining Davis Program Dir. Janet Casey N/A



Subcommittee on Assessment

Function: To advise the President, the Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and other members of the IPPC on matters related to the assessment of student learning and development. The Assessment Subcommittee (AS) also will advise the President, the Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and other members of the IPPC on assessment of institutional goals as appropriate to each area of the College as they bear on student learning and development and on the fulfillment of standards for accreditation.  In fulfilling this function, the AS will work to ensure that assessment plans are in place, are executed, and are consequential in all areas of the College. Collaborating closely with the Office of Institutional Research, the AS will act as a resource to both the IPPC and other bodies in the College engaged in strategic planning and data-informed decision-making.

Position Name Year
Faculty Assessment Coordinator (Co-chair) Sarah Goodwin N/A
Cabinet Liason (Co-chair) Beau Breslin N/A
Director of Institutional Research Joe Stankovich N/A
Assessment Facilitator Lisa Christenson N/A
Assoc. DOF for Advising and Policy Corey Freeman Gallant N/A
Research Analyst-Enrollment, Retention, Student Achievement Sue Layden N/A
Chief Diversity Officer or designee TBD N/A
Director of Career Development Center Deborah Loffredo N/A
Director of Alumni Affairs Mike Sposili N/A
Dir. Summer Acad. Progs. & Residencies Auden Thomas N/A
Faculty #1 - Member of CEPP Peter von Allmen 2013
Faculty #2 Denise Brooks McQuade, Biology 2014
Faculty #3 Masako Inamoto, World Lang. & Lit. 2015
SGA Vice President for Academic Affairs Ben Bechand '14 N/A
Student Representative (SGA- WTS) TBD 2013