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

(2016-2017 ACADEMIC YEAR)

Dr. J. Steven Brown: Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies; Ordinary Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering (Chair ex officio)

Dr. Janice Agazio: Ordinary Professor, Assistant Dean, and Director of the Ph.D. and D.N.P. Programs, School of Nursing (alternateterm expires Academic Year 2018-2019)

Dr. Ann Cederna: Ordinary Professor, School of Architecture and Planning (term expires Academic Year 2018-2019)

Dr. Thomas Donahue: Ordinary Professor, Department of Drama, School of Arts and Sciences (alternateterm expires Academic Year 2018-2019)

Dr. Brian Engelland: The Edward J. Pryzbyla Chair of Business and Economics; Ordinary Professor of Marketing, The Tim and Steph Busch School of Business and Economics (term expires Academic Year 2018-2019)

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

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

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: The Euphemia Lofton Haynes Professor of Education; Ordinary Professor, Department of Education, School of Arts and Sciences (alternate, term expires Academic Year 2016-2017)