Committees

Title Committee Description Committee Chair Members
Academic Committee

Work related to undergraduate and graduate curricula and degree programs; oversight of scholarship and fellowship awards/funds

Tom Meixner
Chris Castro, Brittany Ciancarelli, Ty Ferré , Guo-Yue Niu, Lupe Romero, Martha Whitaker, Xiquan Dong, Ave Arellano, Dale Ward
Admissions Committee (Academic Sub-Committee)

Work related to graduate admissions

Christopher Castro, Ty Ferré
Awards (Staff & Faculty)

Work related to the nomination of staff and faculty awards

Hoshin Gupta and Avelino Arellano
Laura Condon, Xubin Zeng
Awards - Students (Academic Sub-Committee)

Work related to the nomination of student awards, encompassing scholarships available to students enrolled in the HAS department and awards offered by the College of Science

Thomas Meixner
Chris Castro, Brittany Ciancarelli, Ty Ferré , Guo-Yue Niu, Lupe Romero, Martha Whitaker, Xiquan Dong, Ave Arellano, Dale Ward
Development & Industrial Affiliates

Promote philanthropic suport for the department's research, teaching and outreach programs via Alumni, Advocacy and Corporate Relations 

Eric Betterton, Thomas Meixner
El Dia Advisors

Advisors for El Día del Agua y la Atmósfera, the spring event showcasing student research in Schools of Earth & Environmental Sciences/COS and Natural Resources & the Environment/CALS

Ty Ferré , Erma Santander, HAS Student Association
Executive Committee

Advisors to the department head on academic, business, finance, infrastructure, and personnel matters

Eric Betterton
Tom Meixner, Martha Whitaker, Xubin Zeng
HAS Seminar

Coordinators of the department's weekly colloquium series featuring invited speakers

Bo Guo
Guo-Yue Niu
Promotion and Tenure Committee

Work related to the promotion and tenure of tenure-track faculty members

Larry Winter
Jennifer McIntosh, Xubin Zeng, Xiquan Dong
Space and Computer Facilities

Work related to monitoring and maintaining the department's building space and computer facilities

Tim Corley, Mike Eklund, Ty Ferré