Council: Membership of University Council, 2016-2017

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee shall consist of the president of the University, the provost, the chair, the chair-elect and the past chair of the Faculty Senate, the chair of the Undergraduate Assembly, the chair of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly, the chair of the Penn Professional Staff Assembly and the chair of the Weekly-Paid Penn Professional Staff Assembly. Drawn from the Council membership there shall be in addition four faculty members, one graduate/professional student and one undergraduate student elected by the respective governing bodies, as well as one additional member of the Penn Professional Staff Assembly and one additional member of the Weekly-Paid Penn Professional Staff Assembly, each elected by their representative assemblies. The chair of the Faculty Senate shall be the chair of the Steering Committee. In the absence of the chair, or at the request of the chair, the chair-elect shall serve as chair of the Steering Committee. The Council moderator will be an official observer at meetings of the Steering Committee. The secretary of the Council shall serve as secretary of the Steering Committee. Members of the Steering Committee may attend the meetings of Council committees.

—Council Bylaws

Members of Steering Committee

Mitchell Berman
Kuan Evans
Amy Gutmann 
Heather Kelley
Eileen Lake
Michael McGarvey
Kat McKay
Sola Park
Raj Patel
Laura Perna, Chair
Vincent Price 
Reed Pyeritz, Past-Chair
Gaurav Shukla
Irene Tan
Santosh Venkatesh, Chair-Elect
Melissa Wilde
1 TBD

Members of Council

Faculty: Forty-five members of the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate. The Faculty Senate shall insure that each faculty is represented and that at least three assistant professors serve on the Council. The members of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee who are members of the Council shall otherwise be chosen in accordance with the rules of the Faculty Senate.

One full-time lecturer and one full-time member of the research faculty to be selected to serve two-year terms by vote facilitated by the Office of the Secretary in consultation with the Steering Committee of the full-time lecturers and research faculty, respectively, from a slate consisting of the five lecturers and the five members of the research faculty receiving the largest number of nominations by lecturers and members of the research faculty. If the Steering Committee receives fewer than five nominations for either group, additional nominations shall be solicited from the constituency representatives of the Senate Executive Committee.

Administrative and Staff: Eleven administrative officers, including the president, the provost and nine members of the administration to be appointed annually by the president, at least five of whom shall be deans of faculties.

Two elected representatives of the Penn Professional Staff Assembly. One elected representative of the Librarians Assembly. Two elected representatives of the Weekly-Paid Penn Professional Staff Assembly.

Students: Fifteen graduate and professional students elected as members of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly. The Graduate and Professional Student Assembly shall ensure that, to the extent possible, each school is represented. The members of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly who are members of the Council shall otherwise be chosen in accordance with the rules of the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly.

Fifteen undergraduate students elected as members of the Undergraduate Assembly. The Undergraduate Assembly shall ensure that, to the extent possible, each undergraduate school is represented. The members of the Undergraduate Assembly who are members of the Council shall otherwise be chosen in accordance with the rules of the Undergraduate Assembly.

One elected representative of the United Minorities Council.

—Council Bylaws

Members of the Administration

Steve Fluharty
William Gipson 
Amy Gutmann 
John Jackson
Vijay Kumar
Anita Mastroieni 
Vincent Price 
Ted Ruger
Maureen Rush 
Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum 
Toni Villarruel

Elected by Faculty At Large

Laura Perna, Chair
Reed Pyeritz, Past Chair 
Marcella Devoto, Secretary
Paul Goldin, Secretary-Elect

Penn Association for Senior & Emeritus Faculty

Martin Pring, PASEF Representative

Elected by Faculty Constituency

1. Kathleen Hall Jamieson
2. Robert St. George
3. Carol Muller
4. Ron Donagi
5. Brian Gregory
6. Elizabeth Rhoades
7. Vacant
8. Steven Matthews
9. Rita Barnard
10. Jianjing Kuang
11. Steve Tinney
12. Masao Sako
13. Nancy J. Hirschmann
14. Elizabeth Brannon
15. Melissa Wilde
16. Kathleen Boesze-Battaglia
17. Richard Ingersoll
18. Gershon Buchsbaum
19. Robert Ghrist
20. Franca Trubiano
21. Mitchell Berman
22. Douglas Wiebe
23. David Smith
24. James Palmer
25. Michael McGarvey
26. Frank Leone
27. Bruce Giantonio
28. Julie Brothers
29. Jose Pascual
30. Eileen Lake
31. Toorjo Ghose
32. Anna Kashina
33. Paula Henthorn
34. Dylan Small
35. Karen Lewis
36. Jehoshua Eliashberg

Related: University Council Committees, 2016-2017

Related: 2016-2017 Meetings and Discussion Topics for University Council

Assistant Professors

Erol Akçay
Alison Buttenheim
Daniel J. Singer

Lecturers and Research Faculty Members

Itzhak Nissim
Christina Frei

Graduate/Professional Students

Andrew Becker
Seferina Berch
Cherag Bhagwagar
Jin Soo Han
Jennifer Kistama
JV Kracke
Salomon Moreno-Rosa
Raj Patel
Gaurav Shukla, GAPSA President
Abigail Thomas
Akshay Walia
Paul Welfer
Fan Yang
2 TBD

 

 

Undergraduate Students

Zuhaib Badami, MSA 
Sean Egan, College Republicans 
Tunmise Fawole, UMOJA 
Yen-Yen Gao, APSC 
Ramon Garcia Gomez, Latin@ Coalition 
Anny Hu, AIS 
Ian Jeong, UA-Nursing/Lambda Alliance 
Nayab Khan, PRISM 
Brianna Krejci, PAGE 
Kat McKay, UA President 
Anea Moore, Penn First 
Nile Nwogu, UA-Wharton 
Sola Park, UA Vice President 
Aren Raisinghani, UA-SEAS 
Travis Shingledecker, UA Speaker

United Minorities Council

Will Wang

Penn Professional Staff Assembly

Kuan Evans, Chair
Heather Kelley, Chair-Elect

Weekly-Paid Penn Professional Staff Assembly

Irene Tan, Chair
1 TBD

Librarians Assembly

Rachelle Nelson

Parliamentarian

Lauren Steinfeld*

ROTC Representative

Colonel Kenneth DeTreux

Vice President and Secretary

Leslie Laird Kruhly*

Moderator

Therese Richmond *

Faculty Senate officers are italicized.
Asterisk [*] indicates observer status.