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Skidmore College
Institutional Policy and Planning Committee

Current Membership of IPPC

The President (Chair); the Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs; the Vice President for Finance and Administration & Treasurer; the Collyer Vice President for Advancement; the Vice President and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid; the Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs; the Vice President for Communications and Marketing; the Vice President for Strategic Planning and Institutional Diversity; the Director of Institutional Research; the Chief Technology Officer; the Chair of the Campus Sustainability Subcommittee (CSS); the Co-Chair of the Committee on Intercultural and Global Understanding (CIGU); the Co-Chair of the Subcommittee on Responsible Citizenship (SRC); the Co-Chair of the Subcommittee on Institutional Effectiveness (SIE); three faculty members elected for three-year terms, one of whom serves as Vice-Chair; the Chair of the Faculty Executive Committee (FEC); the Chair of the Commitee on Educational Policies and Planning (CEPP); one member from the Exempt staff; one member from the Non-Exempt staff; the President of the Student Government Association (SGA); and the SGA Vice President for Financial Affairs.

Chair

Marc C. Conner, President

Vice Chair

Kurt Smemo, Environmental Studies and Sciences Program, Faculty Member

Members by Position

  • Michael T. Orr, Dean of the Faculty & Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Charles Ingram, Interim, Vice President for Finance and Administration & Treasurer
  • Carey Anne Zucca, Collyer Vice President for Advancement
  • Mary Lou Bates, Vice President and Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid
  • Adrian Bautista, Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Jacqueline Conrad, Vice President for Communications and Marketing
  • Joseph Stankovich, Director of Institutional Research
  • Dwane Sterling, Chief Technology Officer
  • Xiaoshuo Hou, Chair, Faculty Executive Committee (FEC)
  • Mahesh Shankar, Member, Committee on Educational Policies and Planning (CEPP), Fall 2022
  • Leigh Wilton, Chair, Committee on Educational Policies and Planning (CEPP), Spring 2023
  • K. Aurelia Ball, Co-Chair, Committee on Intercultural and Global Understanding (CIGU)
  • Michelle Hubbs, Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Responsible Citizenship (SRC)
  • Tarah Rowse, Chair, Campus Sustainability Subcommittee (CSS)
  • Amy Tweedy, Co-Chair, Subcommittee on Institutional Effectiveness (SIE)
  • Nathaniel Lowell ’24, Student Government Association (SGA) President
  • Claire Wang '24, SGA Vice President for Financial Affairs
  • Joshua C. Woodfork, Vice President for Strategic Planning and Institutional Diversity

2023

  • Kurt Smemo, Environmental and Studies and Sciences Program, Faculty Member

2024

  • Lori Parks, Campus Safety, Non-Exempt Staff Member
  • Smriti Tiwari, Department of Economics, Faculty Member

2025

  • Beth Ann Post, Financial Aid Office, Exempt Staff Member
  • Rodrigo Schneider, Department of Economics, Faculty Member

Administrative Support for IPPC

  • Colleen Cronin, Senior Administrative Assistant, President's Office

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