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Committee on Academic and Related Affairs 2014-2015

Specific Charges for 2014-2015

All Specific Charges are in addition to each committee's "General" Charge in the Council Bylaws

  • Examine Penn’s programming relating to the performing and visual arts as it intersects with programming for Penn students.
  • Review procedures and standards on academic integrity for graduate students.
  • Explore proposed changes to Van Pelt Library and resulting impact on the library system generally.
  • Review and discuss this Committee’s general charge and identify two or three issues that should be given the highest priority for the committee’s work in academic year 2015-16.

Committee Members


  • Steve Kimbrough*


  • Leo Charney


  • Sue White


  • Frederick Dickinson*
  • David Hsu
  • Nicola Mason
  • Ani Nenkova*
  • Therese Richmond
  • Rahim Rizi*
  • Paul Saint-Amour

Graduate/professional students

  • Thomas Brinkerhoff
  • George Maliha

Undergraduate students

  • Jordan Dannenberg
  • Eric Tepper


  • Laurie-Ellen Shumaker*
  • David Valentine


  • Suzanne Oh*
  • PeterRockett*

*Indicates reappointment as chair or member.