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Select Committee on Student Success

Charge

The jurisdiction of this committee will extend to such academic and support programs that exist and will be created to improve the academic experience of entering students. Among the concerns that may be included are 

  • The “Block Program” 
  • Orientation Programs 
  • The Orientation Seminar 
  • Admission and Enrollment issues 
  • Communications with entering students
  • Responsibilities of academic departments for entering students. 
  • Transitions beyond the first year 

Membership

Designated Voting Members

  • 4 Faculty members
  • 4 members of the Staff of Student Services
  • 5 Undergraduate Students

Ex-officio members

  • Provost
  • Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences or designee

Current memberships

  • Chair, Prof. Michael Steiper, Anthropology
  • Prof. John Pell, Library
  • Prof. Mike Owen Benediktsson, Sociology
  • Prof. Veronica Gregg, Africana and Puerto Rican/Latino Studies
  • Prof. Jason Wirtz, Curriculum and Teaching
  • Prof. Jennifer Gaboury, Political Science
  • Prof. Daniel Hurewitz, History
  • Student, Benedict Joson, Political Science
  • Student, Marta Petryna
  • Student, Mubin Ahmed
  • Student, Barukh Rohde
  • Student, Mavrick James
  • Student Services, Helene Brown
  • Student Services, Maureen O'Conor

Ex-officio

  • Provost, Rebecca Connor
  • Vice President for Student Affairs, Brian Maasjo
  • Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dean Andrew Polsky/ Angela Haddad
  • Director SEEK, Sunday F. Coward

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