Educational Resources Committee

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Educational Resources Committee


This committee shall make general policy recommendations in order to guide the allocation of all University resources which impact educational programs.

In carrying out its charge, the committee may review and advise on current and proposed allocation of faculty positions; the allocation and the projected needs for space; support equipment and operating expense budgets; the allocation of resources for technology; the assignment and projected needs of support staff; the recommendations of other faculty governance committees which have significant educational resource implications; additionally, at the request of an appropriate University committee or an Associate Dean, independently evaluate proposals for new programs with regard to their impact on the available educational resources of the University.  — from ERC Bylaws

This committee shall consist of ten tenured members: eight members elected by the Senate and, thereafter, two members appointed by the President of the University. The committee shall have no more than two faculty members from one College or the library.


Committee Members
Name DepartmentElected byTerm Expires
 Nazaret Dermendjian (ERC Chair)Civil Engineering & Construction ManagementSenate2018
 Amalie OrmeGeographySenate2018
 Barbara GrossMarketingSenate2017
 Michael HogganCinema and Television ArtsSenate2017
 Greg Knotts Elementary EducationSenate2016
 Jerry Schutte SociologySenate2017
Setareh Torabian-Riasati Family Consumer SciencesSenate2018
 Bruce Zucker Business LawSenate2016
 Karen Kochis-Jennings Communication Disorders and SciencePresidential Appointee2016
 Damian Christian Physics and AstronomyPresidential Appointee2016
 Diane Stephens Academic Resources and PlanningNon-Voting Executive SecretaryN/A
 Linda Noblejas Academic Resources and PlanningNon-Voting Recording SecretaryN/A