The Catholic University of America

Committee on Appointments and Promotions

PURPOSE AND MISSION

The Committee on Appointments and Promotions examines all applications for appointment, promotion, and tenure on which the Academic Senate must pass and makes recommendations for their disposition. (Faculty Handbook, Part I, Section B-5Articles XI-XIII of the Constitution of the Academic Senate of The Catholic University of America)

Members of the Committee on Appointments and Promotions are elected by the Academic Senate from among tenured Ordinary Professors of the several Schools for three-year terms (staggered) and are ineligible for consecutive appointment. The proscription of appointment to consecutive terms does not apply to service as an alternate member.

The Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies chairs the Committee on Appointments and Promotions ex officio. (Faculty Handbook, Part II, Section C-2.062)

MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE ON APPOINTMENTS AND PROMOTIONS

(2015-2016 ACADEMIC YEAR)

Dr. James J. Greene: Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies; Ordinary Professor, Department of Biology, School of Arts and Sciences (Chair ex officio)

Dr. Ann Cederna: Ordinary Professor, School of Architecture and Planning (alternate, term expires Academic Year 2015-2016)

Dr. Thomas Donahue: Ordinary Professor, Department of Drama, School of Arts and Sciences (term expires Academic Year 2015-2016)

Dr. Thérèse-Anne Druart: Ordinary Professor, School of Philosophy (term expires Academic Year 2015-2016)

Dr. Nader Namazi: Ordinary Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, School of Engineering (term expires Academic Year 2017-2018)

Dr. Nelson Minnich: Ordinary Professor of Church History, School of Theology and Religious Studies (term expires Academic Year 2016-2017)

Dr. Claes Ryn, Ordinary Professor, Department of Politics, School of Arts and Sciences (term expires Academic Year 2017-2018)

Prof. Heidi Schooner: Ordinary Professor of Law, Columbus School of Law (term expires Academic Year 2017-2018)

Dr. Shavaun Wall: Ordinary Professor, Department of Education, School of Arts and Sciences (alternate, term expires Academic Year 2016-2017)