UPRC Members

The UPRC will be comprised of 22 members*, allocated as follows:

Elected members (ten):

  • Six Faculty: One from each college, two at-large
  • Four Administrative/Professional

Presidential appointees (five):

  • Four At-large appointees
  • One Dean

Representatives from university strategic committees (five): One co-chair from each of the strategic committees

Student representatives (two):

  • One Undergraduate
  • One Graduate

Ex Officio members:

  • President
  • Executive Vice President
  • Senior Vice President of Operations and Finance
  • Provost
  • Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness

* At least one member of the UPRC will also be a member of the Academic Senate.

The members of the 2018-19 UPRC are:

Elected members:


  • Dr. Anna McNab* - Associate Professor, Management
  • Dr. Donna Phillips - Associate Professor, Education
  • Dr. Youngsoo Choi - Associate Professor, Hospitality & Tourism
  • Dr. Chris Lee - Associate Professor, Political Science

Elected Faculty at-large:

  • Dr. Alice Kozen - Associate Professor, Education
  • Dr. Lei Han - Associate Professor, Accounting

Elected Administration:

  • Dr. Peter Butera* - Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Ms. Antonia Knight - Dean, Academic Services
  • Mr. David Schoen - Director, Library
  • Dr. Vennessa Walker* - Director, Institutional Research

Presidential appointees:

  • Rev. Aidan Rooney - Vice President, Mission Integration
  • Dr. Vincent Rinaldo - Director of Ontario Administration, Academic
  • Dr. Derek Wesley - Vice President, Institutional Advancement
  • Mr. Simon Gray - Director, Athletics
  • Mr. Michael Freedman - Director, Enrollment Marketing, Advertising, & Communication

Committee chairs:

  • Ms. Averl Harbin - Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Mr. Richard Kernin - Director, Information Technology
  • Mr. Daniel McMann - Facility Planner
  • Dr. Mark Gallo - Professor, Biology

Student representatives:

  • Mr. Nicholas Graham - President, NUSGA
  • Ms. Kerri Winston - Graduate Residence Director

Ex Officio members:

  • Fr. James J. Maher
  • Dr. Debra Colley
  • Ms. Mary Borgognoni
  • Dr. Timothy Ireland
  • Mr. Christopher Sheffield*