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NTC Faculty Committees

Newcomb-Tulane College faculty committees address issues that impact all full-time undergraduate students, including curricular matters, major advising, and study abroad.

The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall be composed of seven faculty members, the secretary of the faculty (ex officio), and the dean of the Newcomb-Tulane College as chair. The committee shall meet on call of the dean, and a meeting must be called when requested by three or more of its members.

Executive Committee duties include:

To serve as an advisory committee to the dean on any matter of administration
To receive and act on routine reports of ordinary standing and special committees
To act for the faculty at the direction of the faculty
In addition to its annual report, the committee shall issue special reports when appropriate

Additional duties are described in the Newcomb-Tulane College Faculty Constitution

Chair: Kelly Grant, Interim Dean Newcomb-Tulane College

Voting Members: 

  • Marianne Desmarais, School of Architecture
  • Frank Jones, School of Science and Engineering
  • Michelle Kohler, School of Liberal Arts
  • Arthur Mora, School of Public Health
  • Ganapathi Narayanamoorth, A.B. Freeman School of Business 
  • Erick Valentine, A. B. Freeman School of Business

Ex Officio Members:

  • Adam McKeoun, School of Liberal Arts, Secretary of the Faculty
  • Amjad Ayoubi, Senior Associate Dean of Newcomb-Tulane College
  • J. Celeste Lay, Senior Associate Dean of Newcomb-Tulane College

 

The Curriculum Committee

The NTC Curriculum Committee deals with all matters relating to the undergraduate core curriculum. The committee will meet on the third Tuesday of every month during the Spring 2019 semester. Please contact Monique Hodges at mhodges3@tulane.edu with any business for the NTC Curriculum Committee one week prior to the meeting.

Chair: Judith Maxwell, School of Liberal Arts

Voting Members: 

  • Larry Byers, School of Science & Engineering
  • Lorelei Cropley, Public Health & Tropical Medicine
  • Chris Fettweis, School of Liberal Arts
  • Ryan Glasser, School of Science & Engineering
  • Sanda Groome, A.B. Freeman School of Business
  • Irene Keil, Architecture

Ex Officio Members:

  • Ryan Garrity, Office of the Registrar
  • Dolores Hemphill, Academic Advising Center
  • Mike Hogg, A.B. Freeman School of Business
  • J. Celeste Lay, Senior Associate Dean of Newcomb-Tulane College
  • Emily Parsons, School of Architecture
  • Shawn Ryder, Office of the Registrar
  • Kentaro Tsubaki, School of Architecture

 

NTC Curriculum Meeting Minutes

The Committee on Academic Requirements

This committee maintains academic standards as established by the faculty and considers student petitions for waivers of academic policies and requirements.

Chair: Mark Vail, School of Liberal Arts 

Voting Members:

  • Errol Barron, School of Architecture 
  • Lorelei Cropley, School of Public Health
  • Mike Hogg, A.B. Freeman School of Business 
  • Tiffany Lin, School of Architecture
  • Kim O'Connor, School of Science and Engineering

Ex Officio Members:

  • Sarah Montes, Academic Advising Center  

 

The Committee on Honors

The Committee on Honors makes recommendations regarding standards and policies with respect to honors curricula, degrees with honors, honors theses, and awards.

Chair: Laura Schrader, School of Science and Engineering

Voting Members:

  • Katherine Andrinopoulos, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  • Daniel Mochon, A.B. Freeman School of Business
  • Michael Moore, School of Science & Engineering
  • Mirya Holman, School of Liberal Arts
  • Trent Holliday, School of Liberal Arts
  • Andrew Liles, School of Architecture

Ex Officio Members:

  • J. Celeste Lay, Senior Associate Dean of Newcomb-Tulane College
  • Charlotte Maheu Vail, Associate Dean of NTC and Director of the Honors Program
  • Maggie Palys, Undergraduate Student, A.B. Freeman School of Business 

 

The Committee on Major Advising

The Committee on Major Advising maintains standards for advising in undergraduate students’ major departments or programs.

Chair: Mark Vail, School of Liberal Arts

Voting Members: 

  • Elizabeth Abboud, School of Science and Engineering
  • Paul Colombo, School of Science and Engineering
  • Marianne Desmarais, School of Architecture
  • Elizabeth Gleckler, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  • Sanda Groome, A.B. Freeman School of Business
  • Susann Lusnia, School of Liberal Arts/CELT
  • Kentaro Tsubaki, School of Architecture

Ex Officio Members: 

  • Sarah Montes, Academic Advising Center
  • Ryan Garrity, Office of the Registrar
  • Amanda Hassan, A.B. Freeman School of Business
  • Elizabeth Langlois, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  • Emily Parsons, School of Architecture
     

 

The Study Abroad Committee

This committee establishes academic policies and procedures relating to study abroad.

Chair: Susann Lusnia, School of Liberal Arts

Voting Members: 

  • Lorelei Cropley, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  • Kyriakos Papadopoulos, School of Science & Engineering
  • Jeff Tasker, School of Science & Engineering
  • Martin Dimitrov, School of Liberal Arts
  • Michael Syrimis, School of Liberal Arts

Ex Officio Members:

  • Annie Gibson, Office of Study Abroad
  • Mariette Thomas, A.B. Freeman School of Business
  • Emily Parsons, School of Architecture
  • Dolores Hemphill, Academic Advising Center
  • Valerie McGinley, Stone Center for Latin American Studies
  • Ryan Judd, Language Learning Center
  • Scott Pentzer, Associate Dean for Global Education
Committee on the Oversight of Academic Integrity

This committee shall make recommendations on policies and procedures pertaining to the Code of Academic Conduct to the faculty and the committee appoints panels for hearing appeals of honor board verdicts. 

Chair: Christopher Rodning, School of Liberal Arts

Voting Members: 

  • Francoise Grossmann, School of Public Health
  • Marc Zender, School of Liberal Arts