University Planning Committee

UPC Charge and Membership 2017-2018

The University Planning Committee serves as an advisory committee to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. In this capacity, the UPC recommends annual planning priorities as part of the implementation of the University’s strategic plan, and reviews annual progress of the plan’s initiatives.  The UPC considers, endorses, and makes recommendations related to strategic, tactical, and other significant planning initiatives, and may establish ad hoc committees and taskforces where needed to facilitate University planning. The UPC may also make recommendations in linking planning to related administrative functions. The UPC meets monthly throughout the academic year.

UPC Membership:

Chair: Dr. Joseph Dreisbach, Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Sunil Ahuja, Associate Provost

Dr. Douglas Boyle, KSOM Faculty

Mr. Steven Browning, Student Government President (fall 2017)

Dr. Marian Farrell, PCPS Faculty Representative

Dr. Anitra McShea, Vice Provost for Student Formation and Campus Life

Dr. David Marx, CAS Faculty Representative

Dr. Michael Mensah, Dean, KSOM; Dean’s Group Representative

Mr. Mark Murphy, Staff Senate President

Dr. Melissa Starace, Interim Vice President for University Advancement

Fr. Patrick Rogers, S.J, Executive Director of the Jesuit Center

Dr. Robert Spalletta, Faculty Senate President

Mr. Edward Steinmetz, Senior VP Finance & Administration

Ms. Lauren Tomasic, Student Government Vice President (spring 2018)

Ms. Kate Yerkes, Assistant Vice Provost for Planning & Institutional Effectiveness

Mr. Gerry Zaboski, Vice Provost for Enrollment and External Relations