Satellite Committees

Goal 1: Build core skills of critical thinking and quantitative literacy

  • Scott Jenkins, Philosophy
  • Ron Ragan, Pharmacy
  • Elizabeth Asiedu, Economics
  • Dan Katz, Math
  • Mary Jo Reiff, English
  • Lisa Friis, Engineering (chair of committee)
  • Nancy Hamilton, Psychology
  • Hannah Bolton, Student majoring in communications

Goal 2: Strengthen written and oral communication

  • Laura Mielke, English
  • Kristine Bruss, Communication Studies
  • Stuart Day, Spanish & Portuguese (chair of committee)
  • Chuck Marsh, Journalism
  • Arvin Agah, Engineering

Goal 3: Develop a background of knowledge across fundamental areas of study

  • Keith Diaz Moore, Architecture (co-chair of committee)
  • Susan Williams, Engineering
  • Kelli Thomas, Education
  • Gerry deBoer, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Jonathan Earle, History (co-chair of committee)
  • Brian Donovan, Sociology
  • Jon Tunge, Chemistry
  • Katie Conrad, English
  • Barbara Barnett, Journalism
  • Sandy Zimdars-Swartz, Humanities and Western Civilization
  • Elizabeth Johnson, Student majoring in human biology and psychology

Goal 4: Gain the ability to integrate knowledge and think creatively

  • Alicia Clair, Music
  • Craig Huneke, Math
  • Ann Rowland, English
  • Matt Jacobson, Film and Media Studies
  • Carol Ann Carter, Visual Art
  • Bruce Twarog, Physics & Astronomy (chair of committee)

Goal 5: Respect human diversity and expand cultural understanding and global awareness

  • Yajaira Padilla, Spanish & Portuguese
  • Melissa Birch, Business
  • Tien-Tsung Lee, Journalism
  • Dena Register, Music (chair of committee)
  • Anthony Bolden, African & African American Studies
  • Chris Crandall, Psychology
  • Julia Barnard, Student majoring in American Studies

Goal 6: Practice social responsibility and demonstrate ethical behavior

  • Alice Lieberman, Social Welfare
  • Maria Orive, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • Ben Eggleston, Philosophy
  • Sean Smith, Education
  • Lorin Maletsky, Engineering
  • Dan Spencer, Business
  • Cheryl Lester, American Studies (chair of committee)
  • Meredith Pavicic, Student majoring in Women Gender & Sexuality Studies

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