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With assistance from the Board of Trustees, Faculty Council, ASOC, and the Administrator Staff Council, we have finalized the creation of an inclusive committee, with faculty, staff, current students, alumni and trustees represented.


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Search Committee Co-Chairs

Coit 'Chip' Blacker '72, Trustee and Professor Emeritus, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University (retired)

Wendy Sternberg, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College


Carl A. Ballton '69, Managing Director, Corporate Social Responsibility (retired)

J. Eugene 'Gene' Grigsby III '66, Trustee Emeritus and President/CEO, National Health Foundation (retired)

Lisa Link P'18, Attorney at Law (retired)

Richard 'Rick' Rugani '75, Independent Financial Advisor (retired)


Dafna Erana '21, Biology

Alejo Maggini '22, Diplomacy and World Affairs


John Lang, Associate Professor of Sociology, Faculty Council President-elect

Brandon Lehr, Associate Professor of Economics

Amy Lyford, Professor of Art and Art History

Kerry Thompson, Associate Professor of Biology

Dolores Trevizo '88 P'21, Professor of Sociology


Courtney Stricklin Burgan '03, Associate Dean of Admission

Felipe Kosareff, Boiler Co-Gen Mechanic, Facilities Management (bargaining unit staff)

Senior Administrators

Rob Flot, Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Amos Himmelstein, Vice President for Finance, Planning and Operations and Chief Operating Officer

Ex Officio

Susan H. Mallory '76 M'78, Board Chair; Head of Business Owners Services, Northern Trust

Stephen 'Steve' Rountree '71, Board Chair-elect; Managing Director, Center Theater Group (retired)

Marsha Schnirring, Secretary of the College and Interim Assistant Dean of the Library/CDLA