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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 215.895.5815
Vice-Chair Michael Kennedy Nursing & Health Professions 215.762.8213
Recording Secretary Ramesh Raghupathi Medicine 215.991.8405

Standing Committee Chairs:

Academic Affairs Michael Wagner Westphal 215-571-4435
Budget, Planning and Development Kevin Owens Arts & Sciences 215.895.2621
Faculty Affairs Joan Weiner LeBow 215.895.1797
Research and Scholarly Activity Masoud Soroush Engineering 215.895.1710
Academic Support Eva Thury Arts & Sciences 215.895.1711
Senate Committee on Nominations Michael Kennedy Nursing & Health Professions 215.762.8213

Steering Committee Members:

Education Rajashi Ghosh
Hospitality & Sport Management Amy Giddings 215.895.0961
Public Health Mary Hovinga 215.762.2552
Nursing & Health Professions Michael Kennedy 215.762.8213
BMES Hualou Liang
Computing and Informatics Linda Marion 215.895.1532
Law Lisa McElroy 215.571.4787
Arts & Sciences Kevin Owens 215.895.2621
Medicine Ramesh Raghupathi 215.991.8405
Westphal Debra Ruben 215-895-1388
Close Damian Salas
Arts & Sciences Ludo Scheffer 215.895.5815
Engineering Masoud Soroush 215.895.1710
Arts & Sciences Eva Thury 215.895.1711
LeBow Joan Weiner 215.895.1797