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Undergraduate Council

The Undergraduate Council is a group of school and University unit representatives that meets once a month during the academic year.  Together they advise on undergraduate initiatives and curriculum, as well as policy and planning matters concerning undergraduate programs. Current council members may access the committee site (netid access required) for meeting minutes and materials.

Council Members

  • Miriam Gamoran Sherin, Committee Chair and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • Phil Asbury, Director of Financial Aid, Office of Financial Aid
  • Lori Barcliff Baptista, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Program & Advising, School of Communication
  • Beth Bennett, Director, Undergraduate Programs, Medill
  • Wesley Burghardt, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering
  • Jaci Casazza, University Registrar, Office of the Registrar
  • Peter Civetta, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research 
  • Robert Donahue, Director, Center for Civic Engagement 
  • Mona Dugo, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, Dean of Students
  • Mary Finn, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
  • Kathleen Hewett-Smith, Senior Associate Dean, NU-Q
  • D.J. Hoek, Associate University Librarian for Research & Engagement, University Libraries
  • Joe Holtgreive, Assistant Dean, McCormick School of Engineering
  • Paul Hubinsky, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Planning, Residential Services
  • Linda Jacobs, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs, Bienen School of Music
  • Liz Kinsley, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Admission
  • Marina Micari, Director, Academic Support & Learning Advancement
  • Susan Olson, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, School of Education and Social Policy
  • Jeanette Oritz, Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Advising, School of Communication
  • Eileen O'Rourke, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Academic Services & Students, Athletics
  • Beth Pardoe, Director, Office of Fellowships
  • Dorina Rasmussen, Director of Student Services, Medill School of Journalism
  • Jill Sieben-Schneider, Associate Dean of Students & Director, AccessibleNU
  • Liz Trubey, Assistant Dean for Academic Advising, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
  • Sara Tully, Director, Undergraduate Learning Abroad
  • Geet Vanaik, Director, International Students  Scholar Services
  • Daviree L. Velázquez Phillip, Executive Director of Campus Inclusion & Community, Multicultural Student Affairs
  • Susan Wesner,  Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, School of Professional Studies
  • Lee West, Director of Undergraduate Education, Office of the Provost
  • Ian Williams, Associate Director of Academic Advising, School of Education and Social Policy
  • Constance Wright, Assistant Dean for Academic Standing and Administration, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences