The Coordinating Committee is charged with overseeing the progress of the working groups and ensuring compatibility in planning. Chaired by the Provost, this group consists of a representative from each Working Group as well as faculty, staff and students.


Committee Chair

Beverly Wendland

Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs


Committee Members

Eva Aagaard

 C. & J. Loeb Professor of Medical Education; Senior Associate Dean for Education

Penina Acayo

Assistant Professor in Communication Design

Mariagiovanna Baccara

Associate Professor of Economics

Deanna Barch

Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences

Brian Carpenter

Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences

Dedric Carter

Vice Chancellor for Operations & Tech Transfer

Kurt Dirks

Vice Chancellor for International Affairs & Director of McDonnell Academy

Julie Flory

Vice Chancellor for Marketing and Communications

Marcus Foston

Associate Professor of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering

Matthew Gabel

Professor of Political Science

Debra Haire-Joshu

Joyce Wood Professor

Jennifer Harpring

Assistant Dean of Field Education

Pam Henson

Executive Vice Chancellor for University Advancement

Nicole Hudson

Assistant Vice Chancellor

Ignacio Infante

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature

Ohad Kadan

H. Frederick Hagemann Jr Professor of Finance; Vice Dean for Education and Globalization

Mark Kamimura-Jiménez

Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs; Dean of the Center for Diversity and Inclusion

T.R. Kidder

Edward S. and Tedi Macias Professor of Anthropology

Pauline Kim

Daniel Noyes Kirby Professor of Law

Jamie Kolker

University Architect & Associate Vice Chancellor

Panos Kouvelis

Emerson Professor of Operations and Manufacturing Management

Amy Kweskin

Vice Chancellor for Finance

Hedy Lee

Professor of Sociology

Jenny Lodge

Vice Chancellor for Research

Laurie Maffly-Kipp

Archer Alexander Distinguished Professor; Vice Provost for Graduate Education

Igor Marjanovic

JoAnne Stolaroff Cotsen Professor of Architecture

Steve Mennerick

J. P. Feighner Professor of Neuropsycho-pharmacology

Philip Payne

Janet and Bernard Becker Professor and Director, Institute for Informatics

Bill Powderly

J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine

Vijay Ramani

Roma B. and Raymond H. Wittcoff Distinguished University Professor

Yongs Shin

Douglass C. North Distinguished Professor of Economics

Rodrigo Siqueira Reis

Associate Dean for Public Health

Jen Smith

Vice Provost for Educational Initiatives

Vetta Sanders-Thompson

Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Jay Turner

James McKelvey Professor of Engineering Education; Vice Dean for Education

Hank Webber

Executive Vice Chancellor for Civic Affairs and Strategic Planning

Marleigh Anderson

Graduate student

Emily Gerber

Undergraduate student

Ronelle Williams

Undergraduate student

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