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May 15, 2014

Members elected to Senate committees

Election results for the 15 University Senate standing committees have been announced.

Elected members serve three-year terms beginning June 1, 2014.

Admissions and student aid

Julius Kitutu, nursing; Steven Levine, dental medicine; Juan Taboas, dental medicine.


Mike-Frank Epitropoulos, arts and sciences; Susanne Gollin, public health; Kevin McLaughlin, education.

Benefits and welfare

Colleen Culley, pharmacy; Angie Riccelli, dental medicine; Sachin Velankar, engineering.

Budget policies

Beverly Gaddy, Greensburg campus; Emily Murphy, health and rehabilitation sciences; Elia Beniash, dental medicine.

Bylaws and procedures

Laura Fonzi, education; Malgorzata Fort, Health Sciences Library System; Ketki Raina, health and rehabilitation sciences.

Commonwealth relations

Linda Frank, public health; Ann Mitchell, nursing; Debora Rougeux, University Library System.

Community relations

Heidi Donovan, nursing; M. Maggie Folan, pharmacy; Michael Lovorn, education.

Computer usage

Alex Jones, engineering; Marian Hampton, University Library System; Arif Jamal, University Library System.

Educational policies

Amy Aggelou, health and rehabilitation sciences; David Beck, health and rehabilitation sciences; A. Murat Kaynar, medicine.

Equity, inclusion and anti-discrimination advocacy

Cynthia Danford, nursing; Adriana Modesto Vieira, dental medicine; Luis Vallejo, engineering.


Eileen Chasens, nursing; Tin-Kan Hung, engineering; B. Guy Peters, arts and sciences.

Plant utilization and planning

Tracey Olanyk, University Library System; Joseph Newsome, medicine; Maureen Reynolds, pharmacy.

Student affairs

Lance Davidson, engineering; Chyongchiou Jeng Lin, medicine; Mark Scott, University Library System.

Tenure and academic freedom Chris Bonneau, arts and sciences; Rose Constantino, nursing; William Federspiel, engineering.

University Press

Charles Atwood, medicine; Kathleen Musante (DeWalt), arts and sciences; Peter Friedman, medicine.

—Alex Oltmanns