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Steering Committee

8.2 The Steering Committee shall coordinate the decisions and actions of the various committees of Senate, [and] shall forward the recommendations of these committees to Senate for approval... The Steering Committee shall ... monitor issues arising within the University which fall within the scope of responsibilities given to faculty under the Charter, and shall refer these matters, as appropriate, to Senate committees for study and response.


Chair Ludo Scheffer Arts & Sciences 215.895.6140
Vice-Chair Michael Kennedy Health Sciences 215.762.8213
Recording Secretary Ramesh Raghupathi Medicine 215.991.8405

Committee Chairs:

Academic Affairs Amy Giddings Hospitality & Sport Management 215.895.0961
Academic Support Eva Thury Arts & Sciences
Budget, Planning and Development Pat Henry-Russell Arts & Sciences 215.895.2668
Faculty Affairs Joan Weiner Business 215.895.1797
Research and Scholarly Activity Masoud Soroush Engineering 215.895.1710
Student Life Alisa Morss Clyne Engineering 215.895.2366
Student Life Hope Yursa Education 215.895.5892

Additional College/School Representatives:

Public Health Mary Hovinga 215.762.2552