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Committees and Contacts

Committee Roster 2023-2024

Visual representations of the governance structure

Transition to Faculty Governance Moodle

Committee minutes, annual reports, and other communications are being moved from the public DePauw website to the Faculty Governance Moodle site. Please check there for additional committee reports and communications. All faculty members should have access to the site. If you do not have access, please contact the Chair of the Faculty.

Core Faculty Committees:

University-wide COMMITTEES:

Standing Appointed COMMITTEES:

  • Academic Standing/Petitions - no committee documents
  • Athletic Board - no committee documents
  • Course and Calendar Oversight Committee
  • Student Publications - no committee documents
  • Writing Curriculum Committee - no committee documents

COMMITTEES appointed as needed:

  • Admissions and Enrollment Management - no committee documents
  • Advising 
  • Arts Advisory - no committee documents
  • Hartman Center - no committee documents
  • Library and Academic Technology
  • Nature Park - no committee documents
  • Teacher Education Admissions - no committee documents


  • Chair of The Faculty - Dave Guinee (2024).  The Chair of the Faculty shall preside at all meetings of the faculty. The Chair, aided by the assistant, shall have responsibility for the minutes of faculty meeting tabulation of ballots in any faculty election, and, in cooperation with the office of Academic Affairs, shall be responsible for the Academic Handbook.  The Chair shall insure that every faculty member shall have a copy (or access to electronic editions) of all revisions, amendments and new editions of the Academic Handbook. The Chair must be tenured.
  • Parliamentarian - Kent Menzel (2024). The Parliamentarian shall advise the Chair on rules of procedure in the faculty meeting and shall have final authority to resolve disputes regarding those rules.
  • GLCA Academic Council Representatives (2) - Jacob Hale (2023) and Glen Kuecker (2024).  Attends the GLCA Academic Council Meeting as the faculty representatives.  Meeting usually happens mid-fall semester.  Should be a current or recent member of Curricular Policy and Planning or our previous Committee on Academic Policy and Planning (CAPP).


Personnel Process Conflict of Interest Contact: Vice President of Academic Affairs (Dave Berque). If the Vice President for Academic Affairs is a party to the conflict of interest, then the most recent past chair of the Faculty Personnel Policy and Review committee who is not currently serving on Faculty Personnel Policy and Review committee and not on leave shall substitute for the roles designated in this policy for the Vice President.

Institution Review Board (IRB): Bill Tobin
Institution Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC): Bill Tobin