Committees

Purpose:

The Ad Hoc University Committee on Entrepreneurship is chaired by Deputy Provost Steve Girvin to convene key players, take stock of all the entrepreneurial and tech transfer activities already blossoming at Yale, open better channels of communication among them and learn from best practices at successful peer institutions.

Chair: Steven Girvin
Committee Members:
  • Daniel Abadi
  • Robert Bienstock
  • James Boyle
  • Judith Chevalier
  • Craig Crews
  • Kyle Jensen
  • Dean Karlan
  • Andre Levchenko
  • Laura Niklason
  • Patricia Pedersen
  • E Jonathan Soderstrom
Purpose:

The Board will advise the co-Directors and the Provost on strategic directions and budget planning for the development of the Institute.

Chair: Nicholas Christakis
Committee Members:
  • Julia Adams
  • Dirk Bergemann
  • Nicholas Christakis
  • Thomas Keegan
  • Daniel Spielman
  • Leandros Tassiulas
  • Kyle Vanderlick
Purpose:

The primary mission of this committee is to improve the postdoctoral experience at Yale through the development and promotion of sound postdoctoral mentoring practices. The committee also serves as a valuable resource to advise the Provost’s Office on postdoctoral training, career development, and other factors that have the potential to enhance postdoctoral life at the University.

Chair: Marina Picciotto
Committee Members:
  • John Alvaro
  • Karen Anderson
  • Michelle Bell
  • Michael Caplan
  • Robert Crabtree
  • Lisa D'Angelo
  • Shilpa Hattangadi
  • Ann Staver
  • Dieter Soll
  • David Stern
Purpose:

This Committee, chaired by YCBA Director Amy Meyers, Supports the center in its dual mission as a public gallery and an interdisciplinary center for research and teaching.

Chair: Amy Meyers
Committee Members:
  • Timothy Barringer
  • Nicole Bouche
  • David Bromwich
  • Edward Cooke
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Gary Haller
  • Mark Hallett
  • Langdon Hammer
  • Paul Kennedy
  • Naomi Lamoreaux
  • Amy Meyers
  • Annabel Patterson
  • Steven Pincus
  • Jules Prown
  • Alexander Purves
  • Claude Rawson
  • Joseph Roach
  • Edwin Schroeder
  • Steven Smith
  • Robert Storr
  • J Lloyd Suttle
  • Gary Tomlinson
  • Katherine Trumpener
  • Keith Wrightson
Purpose:

The Advisory Committee on Library Policy is convened by the Provost to provide guidance and assistance to the University Librarian on the policy matters pertaining to Yale’s libraries.

Chair: Shyam Sunder
Committee Members:
  • Sebastian Bezerra
  • David Brick
  • Aaron Gerow
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Jacqueline Goldsby
  • Michael Green
  • Daniel Harrison
  • Andrew Miranker
  • Daisuke Nagai
  • Oswald Schmitz
  • Edwin Schroeder
  • Shyam Sunder
  • J Lloyd Suttle
  • Jenifer Van Vleck
Purpose:

 The Committee provides the University with advice and assistance in fulfilling its commitment to maintain an environment that is accessible and supportive of the work and scholarship of all students, faculty and staff. 

Chair: Carl Baum
Committee Members:
  • Susan Abramson
  • Elena DePalma
  • Douglas Denes
  • Americo Esquibies
  • Howard Forman
  • Cindy Greenspun
  • Robert Harper-Mangels
  • Caroline Hendel
  • David Hirsch
  • Maria Kaliambou
  • Christina Kim
  • Lisa Kimmel
  • Ruth Koizim
  • Rafael Lefkowitz
  • Amanda Leiss
  • Kristi Lockhart
  • J Patrick Loria
  • Christine Muller
  • Naomi Rogers
  • Patricia Ryan-Krause
  • Jacqueline Sessler
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Valarie Stanley
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
  • Stephen Waxman
  • Joel Winer
  • Judith York
Purpose:

The Committee advises the president, the provost, and the director of Environmental Health and Safety on policy matters relating to the protection of faculty, students and staff from biohazardous agents that may be present in laboratory materials or in the environment; oversees the activities of the Department of Biological Safety within Environmental Health and Safety; fulfills the responsibilities of the Institutional Biohazards Committee as defined in the NIH Guildelines for Recombinant DNA Research; and ensures the University’s compliance with federal and state regulations and University policies regarding the use of biohazardous agents.

Chair: Craig Roy
Co-Chair:W Dean Rupp
Committee Members:
  • Nadia Abdala
  • Richard Baxter
  • Choukri Ben Mamoun
  • Nicole Clay
  • Susan Compton
  • Stephen Dellaporta
  • Benjamin Fontes
  • Roslyn Hamilton
  • Robert Heimer
  • Thomas Hemenway
  • Douglas Kankel
  • Jason Killheffer
  • Thomas Kolodecik
  • Paul Kowalski
  • Maryjo Lanzillotta
  • James Macy
  • Richard Martinello
  • Bruce McCann
  • Patricia Preisig
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Craig Roy
  • W Dean Rupp
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Victoria Smith
  • Richard Sutton
  • Peter Tattersall
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
  • Mathew Varughese
  • Heidi Voegeli
  • Francis Wilson
Purpose:

The Board of University Health reviews and advises the Yale Health leadership regarding proposed changes in Yale Health programs, benefits, and budgets, and serves as the governing body of Yale Health for purposes of State licensure. Additionally, from time to time, the Board of University Health may be called upon to advise the University leadership on issues relating the health and health care of the Yale community.

Chair: Stephanie Spangler
Co-Chair:Kimberly Goff-Crews
Committee Members:
  • Melanie Boyd
  • Burgwell Howard
  • Marvin Chun
  • Joanne DeBernardo
  • David Florin
  • Howard Forman
  • Paul Genecin
  • Kimberly Goff-Crews
  • Martha Highsmith
  • Barbara Hildebrand
  • Holly Kennedy
  • Judith Krauss
  • Michelle Nearon
  • Hugh Penney
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Paul Taheri
  • Ronald Vender
Purpose:

The committee advises the president, the provost, and the director of Environmental Health and Safety on policy matters relating to the use of chemicals in research, teaching, and other activities at the University, as well as laboratory activities not within the purview of the Institutional Biosafety and Radiation Safety Committees; serve as the University’s Chemical Hygiene Committee for the OSHA Laboratory Standard; assess the adequacy of existing training and other protections related to the use of chemicals; and ensure the University’s compliance with federal and state regulations and University policies regarding the use of chemicals.

Chair: Kurt Zilm
Committee Members:
  • Titus Boggon
  • Jonathan Clune
  • Lisa D'Angelo
  • John-Paulo Fernandes
  • Robert Heimer
  • Seth Herzon
  • Christopher Incarvito
  • Jason Killheffer
  • Cathleen King
  • Steve Lamoreaux
  • Marjorie Lemmon
  • Jane Merkel
  • Claudia Merson
  • Nabeel Nabulsi
  • Jonathan Parr
  • Michael Power
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Cynthia Smith
  • David Stern
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
  • Vincent Wilczynski
  • Wing Shing Yip
  • Kurt Zilm
Purpose:

This Committee is convened in accordance with the Yale University Policy on Conflict of Interest (the Policy) to advise the University leadership regarding the implementation of the Policy and to review individual disclosures of external activities submitted by faculty, and by non-faculty personnel and students who are engaged in research. In reviewing disclosures, the Committee is convened in accordance with the Yale University Policy on Conflict of Interest (the Policy) to advise the University leadership regarding the implementation of the Policy and to review individual disclosures of external activities submitted by faculty, and by non-faculty personnel and students who are engaged in research. In reviewing disclosures, the committee identifies apparent and actual conflicts of interest and determines means whereby these conflicts can be eliminated or appropriately managed to ensure that the University is in compliance with the Policy and with relevant federal regulations.

Chair: Edward Snyder
Committee Members:
  • Sandra Alfano
  • Paul Anastas
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Jean Bolognia
  • Richard Bucala
  • Jerry Collins
  • Lisa D'Angelo
  • Gary Desir
  • Richard Formica
  • Jason Killheffer
  • Alexandra Lansky
  • Paul Lombroso
  • Patricia LoRusso
  • Cathleen Montano
  • Jill Pagliuca
  • John Puziss
  • E Jonathan Soderstrom
  • Olav Sorenson
  • Edward Snyder
  • Rebecca Spaulding
  • Joseph Tomchak
  • Claudia Urry
  • Mathew Varughese
  • Fred Wright
Purpose:

The Committee advises the provost on policies and procedures relating to intellectual property and technology transfer, as well as on certain issues relating to the academia-industry interface. The Committee also provides advice and direction to Yale’s Office of Cooperative Research (OCR), particularly on matters relating to faculty interests in technology development and faculty interactions with OCR.

Chair: Laura Niklason
Committee Members:
  • Robert Bienstock
  • James Boyle
  • Craig Crews
  • Steven Girvin
  • Farren Isaacs
  • Kyle Jensen
  • Alexandra Lansky
  • Andre Levchenko
  • Laura Niklason
  • Patricia Pedersen
  • Joseph Schlessinger
  • Robert Schoelkopf
  • Peter Schulam
  • E Jonathan Soderstrom
  • Jean Bolognia
  • John Collins
  • Lisa D'Angelo
  • Patricia LoRusso
Purpose:

The Cowles Foundation Executive Committee is an important sounding board for Larry Samuelson in his role as director and will develop recommendations to inform strategic planning, policy setting, and budgetary decision making for Cowles.

Committee Members:
  • Joseph Altonji
  • Donald Andrews
  • Dirk Bergemann
  • Xiaohong Chen
  • John Geanakoplos
  • Johannes Horner
  • Yuichi Kitamura
  • Samuel Kortum
  • Konstantinos Meghir
  • Giuseppe Moscarini
  • Larry Samuelson
  • Anthony Smith
Purpose:

Committee’s primary duty is to ensure responsibility, accountability and sustainability of data practices.Enhance the existing data governance policies to reflect changing practices and regulations.

Chair: Susan Gibbons
Committee Members:
  • Susan Bouregy
  • Sheree Carter-Galvan
  • Steven Girvin
  • Allen Hsiao
  • Limor Makoul
  • Vijay Menta
  • Richard Mikelinich
  • Daisuke Nagai
  • Gabriel Olszewski
  • Timothy Pavlis
  • Len Peters
Purpose:

This committee brings together the various constituencies concerned with advancing work in the digital humanities at Yale. The group serves in formal advisory capacity to the Digital Humanities Lab, located in Sterling Memorial.

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Purpose:

The Committee oversees the maintenance and management of FAS classrooms.

Chair: Emily Shandley
Committee Members:
  • Craig Canfield
  • Lisa D'Angelo
  • John-Paulo Fernandes
  • Anthony Ferrara
  • Jennifer Frederick
  • Pedro Monroy
  • Suzanne Shaw
  • Marilena Stephens
  • Judith York
Purpose:

Reflecting its campus-wide reach, global health at Yale is advised by the Global Health Faculty Advisory Committee, which os comprised of faculty from across the University, serving a 2-year term. The committee provides advise and guidance.

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Purpose:

 The Committee provides guidance in regard to safeguarding HIPAA-protected health information (PHI).  The Committee will advise the provost, the Chief HIPAA Privacy Officer, and the HIPAA Security Officer on policies, procedures, and controls to protect PHI and to ensure compliance with federal HIPAA regulation and guidance; HIPAA compliance monitoring and risk mitigation strategies; and University responses to emergent HIPAA enforcement and regulatory activities.

Chair: Cynthia Smith
Committee Members:
  • Sylvia Bedard
  • Frederick Borrelli
  • Susan Bouregy
  • David Florin
  • Paul Genecin
  • Holly Kennedy
  • Judith Madeux
  • Richard Mikelinich
  • Joseph Paolillo
  • Mary O'Brien
  • Hugh Penney
  • Harold Rose
  • Kelly Santamauro
  • Jacqueline Sessler
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Lisa Stump
  • Glynn Stanton
  • Patricia Stumpf
  • Martha Swartz
  • Ronald Vender
Purpose:

The ESCRO was convened to explore and address the many ethical, scientific, and policy questions associated with human embryonic stem cell research and to oversee the derivation and use of human embryonic and other human totipotent and pluripotent stem cell lines at the University and/or by Yale investigators. The ESCRO,reviews research proposals involving human embryonic/toti-pluripotent cell lines (hES research); monitors and promotes compliance of hES research with all relevant regulations, policies, and guidelines; maintains registries of hES research conducted at Yale and hES cell lines derived or imported by University investigators; and facilitates the education of investigators and research personnel involved in hES research in related ethical, legal, and policy issues. The ESCRO must draw upon expertise from a variety of disciplines to exercise its responsibilities.

Co-Chair:Sandra Alfano, Co-Chair:Maurice Mahoney
Committee Members:
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Stephen Latham
  • In-Hyun Park
  • Pasquale Patrizio
  • Patricia Preisig
  • Flora Vaccarino
Purpose:

This committee meets periodically to provide advice to the provost, the vice president for Finance and Business Operations, and Yale’s Chief Information Officer on Yale’s information technology policies, strategies, priorities and services in support of faculty and students

Chair: Helen Caines
Committee Members:
  • Daniel Abadi
  • Jasmina Besirevic-Regan
  • Stephen Dellaporta
  • James Duncan
  • Paul Forscher
  • David Gabriel
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Steven Girvin
  • John Langbein
  • Paul McKinley
  • Len Peters
  • Jed Rubenfeld
  • Russell Sharp
  • J Lloyd Suttle
Purpose:

The Committee provides perspective and advise about ISPS to the ISPS director and the Provost.

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Purpose:

The university relies upon the IACUC to ensure that the care and use of animals involved in Yale’s research initiatives are humane, appropriate, and in compliance with relevant regulations and policies.

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Purpose:

Yale University’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) maintains Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) to provide the ethical review and oversight of its human research activities. The IRBs have the authority to grant exemption from review, approve, disapprove, require modification in research protocols and monitor research to ensure that the rights and welfare of research participants are protected.  The IRBs apply the highest standards promulgated by Federal and State regulation and guidance as well as accreditation through The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP) .  For a detailed list of committee members please click here.

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Purpose:

This group will provide valuable perspectives on a range of topics to do with the institute’s strategic direction

Chair: James Levinsohn
Committee Members:
  • Elizabeth Bradley
  • Peter Crane
  • Alexander Evans
  • Amy Kapczynski
  • Robert Post
  • Ian Shapiro
  • Timothy Snyder
  • Aleh Tsyvinski
Purpose:

Consider a possible change in Yale’s Learning Management System (LMS) from classes V2 (sakai) to canvas.

Chair: Scott A. Strobel
Committee Members:
  • Jacqueline Abuin
  • Erich Bolton
  • Maria Ciarleglio
  • Jessica Coviello
  • Ankit Disa
  • James Duncan
  • Jennifer Frederick
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Ekaterina Ginzburg
  • David Hirsch
  • Walter Jetz
  • Anthony Koleske
  • George Levesque
  • Jane Livingston
  • Susan Monsen
  • Gabriel Olszewski
  • Kyle Skinner
  • Lucas Swineford
  • Alan Usas
  • Laura Wexler
  • Craig Wright
Purpose:

The Committee provides perspective and advise about the MacMillian Center to the MacMillian Center director and the provost.

Chair: Ian Shapiro
Committee Members:
  • Elizabeth Bradley
  • Rahima Chaudhury
  • Judith Chevalier
  • Moira Fradinger
  • Jacob Hacker
  • Oona Hathaway
  • Susan Hyde
  • Deepu Joseph
  • Naomi Lamoreaux
  • James Levinsohn
  • Catherine Panter-Brick
  • Ian Shapiro
  • Timothy Snyder
  • J Lloyd Suttle
Purpose:

Provide advise and guidance to the provost regarding the reorganizing and consolidating oversight of a variety of international activities into the Provost’s Office.

Chair: Ben Polak
Committee Members:
  • David Bach
  • Elizabeth Bradley
  • Jane Edwards
  • Donald Filer
  • James Levinsohn
  • Pericles Lewis
  • Linda Lorimer
  • Ian Shapiro
Purpose:

This committee is charged with considering the critical issues that will arise as a result of our continued expansion of online education initiatives, including intellectual property rights, student privacy concerns, and the impact that new initiatives will have on Yale and on higher education in general. The group also reviews proposals from faculty who are interested in creating massive online open courses. The committee is chaired by Craig Wright, Yale’s academic director of online education, and staffed by Lucas Swineford, director of the Office of Digital Dissemination and Online Education.

Committee Members:
  • Karen Anderson
  • David Bach
  • Paul Bloom
  • Sheree Carter-Galvan
  • Jennifer Frederick
  • Susan Gibbons
  • Ekaterina Ginzburg
  • Diana Kleiner
  • Jane Livingston
  • Linda Lorimer
  • Douglas McKee
  • Laurie Santos
  • Ramamurti Shankar
  • Scott A. Strobel
  • Lucas Swineford
  • Laura Wexler
  • Craig Wright
  • Bethany Zemba
Purpose:

 The Committee advises the president, the provost, and the director of Environmental Health and Safety on policy matters relating to the protection of faculty, students, and staff from radiation; oversees the activities of the Radiation Safety Section of Environmental Health and Safety; and ensures the University’s compliance with federal and state regulations and University policies regarding the use of radioactive materials and radiation sources.

Chair: William Summers
Committee Members:
  • Jeffery Ashenfelter
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Kevin Charbonneau
  • Ming-Kai Chen
  • Craig Crews
  • Lisa D'Angelo
  • Indukala Doddamane
  • Yiyun Huang
  • Steve Lamoreaux
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Albert Sinusas
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Tammy Stemen
  • Mathew Varughese
Purpose:

The Research Data Policy Committee (RDPC) is charged with drafting a Research Data Policy For Yale University. The RDPC will recommend a policy that clearly defines the University’s commitment and core principles regarding research data,

Committee Members:
  • Euan Cochrane
  • Lisa D'Angelo
  • Steven Girvin
  • Michelle Hudson
  • Kiran Keshav
  • Limor Makoul
  • Joseph Paolillo
  • Jill Parchuck
Purpose:

This committee plays an important role in ensuring the integrity and fairness of our appointments process and other faculty policies. The committee meets only when complaints are forwarded to it for consideration. The procedures of the committee are described in the Faculty Handbook, Chapters III.L and III.M. (http://provost.yale.edu/faculty-handbook).

Committee Members:
  • Susan Rose-Ackerman
  • Michelle Addington
  • Jay Ague
  • Jean-Christophe Agnew
  • Ian Ayres
  • Paul Bloom
  • Martin Bresnick
  • Gary Brudvig
  • Carlos Eire
  • Menachem Elimelech
  • Jonathan Feinstein
  • Bonnie Fleming
  • Roberta Frank
  • John Hare
  • Frank Keil
  • Brian Leaderer
  • Marshall Long
  • Victoria Nolan
  • Stephanie O'Malley
  • James Saiers
  • Lynn Tanoue
  • James Whitman
  • Robin Whittemore
  • Steven Wilkinson
Purpose:

This committee reviews internal candidates from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Yale School of Medicine for a variety of important competitive junior faculty awards, including for example, the Packard Fellowships. The committee meets approximately eight to 10 times per year.

Chair: David Zenisek
Committee Members:
  • Vikki Abrahams
  • Karen Anderson
  • Emily Bakemeier
  • Jonathan Bogan
  • Richard G. Bribiescas
  • Martina Brueckner
  • Christopher Burd
  • David Calderwood
  • Sonia Caprio
  • Elsa Chui-Ying Yan
  • Michael Crair
  • Michael Donoghue
  • Barbara Ehrlich
  • Anne Eichmann
  • Thierry Emonet
  • Steven Girvin
  • David Glahn
  • Valentina Greco
  • Jaime Grutzendler
  • Seth Herzon
  • Andre Levchenko
  • Walther Mothes
  • Jeffrey Park
  • Lynne Regan
  • Abraham Silberschatz
  • Carolyn Slayman
Purpose:

The committee will play an important role in promoting the mission of the university by overseeing the safety of the Yale community using shops for both curricular and non-curricular purposes on campus.

Chair: Aaron Dollar
Committee Members:
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Vincent Bernardo
  • Susan Cahan
  • John Campbell
  • Kevin Charbonneau
  • Lisa D'Angelo
  • Aaron Dollar
  • Anthony Ferrara
  • Roger Goode
  • Carl Hashimoto
  • Kathryn Krier
  • Marjorie Lemmon
  • Timothy Newton
  • Terence Nixon
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • William Reynolds
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Eric Sparks
  • Vincent Wilczynski
Purpose:

For over 100 years, the Silliman Lectureship has been one of the highest honors that Yale could bestow on a visiting scientist. The Silliman Lectureship Committee nominates individuals for the lectureship and is responsible for helping to plan

Chair: Jonathon Howard
Committee Members:
  • Debra Fischer
  • Jonathon Howard
  • Jay Humphrey
  • Samuel Payne
  • Alanna Schepartz
  • Mitchell Smooke
  • Daniel Spielman
  • Claudia Urry
Purpose:

The Provosts’ Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee (SAAC) for the Yale Divinity School, advises the provost with respect to the School’s strategic plans, the authorization of faculty positions, and the appointment or promotion of faculty to senior positions.

Committee Members:
  • Stephen Carter
  • Bruce Gordon
  • Hannan Hever
  • John Rogers
  • Kathryn Tanner
  • Basil Theofanidis
Purpose:

The Provost’s Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee (SAAC) for the School of Forestry, advises the provost with respect to the School’s strategic plans, the authorization of faculty positions, and the appointment or promotion of faculty to senior positions

Chair: Ben Polak
Committee Members:
  • Karen Anderson
  • Richard G. Bribiescas
  • Peter Crane
  • Menachem Elimelech
  • Brian Leaderer
  • Chinedum Osuji
  • Carrie Redlich
  • James Saiers
  • Oswald Schmitz
  • Peter Schott
  • Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan
  • Patrick Vaccaro
  • Gunter Wagner
Purpose:

The Provost’s Standing Advisory and Appointment Committee (SAAC) for the Yale School of Management, advises the provost with respect to the school’s strategic plans, the authorization of faculty positions and the appointment

Chair: Ben Polak
Committee Members:
  • Elizabeth Bradley
  • Margaret Clark
  • Philip Haile
  • Henry Hansmann
  • Christine Jolls
  • Joshua Knobe
  • Frances McCall Rosenbluth
  • Andrew Metrick
  • Roberta Romano
Purpose:

The Provosts’ Standing Advisory and Appointments Committee (SAAC) for the Yale School of Nursing, advises the provost with respect to the School’s strategic plans, the authorization of faculty positions, and the appointment or promotion of faculty to senior positions.

Chair: Ben Polak
Committee Members:
  • Karen Anderson
  • Richard G. Bribiescas
  • Jacob Hacker
  • Paul Cleary
  • Mary Knobf
  • Carolyn Mazure
  • Patrick O'Connor
  • Stephanie Spangler
  • Fred Volkmar
  • Robin Whittemore
Purpose:

This Committee reviews candidates for appointments with and without term and, from time to time, is called upon to provide advice to the dean of the School of Medicine, the dean of Public Health, and the provost regarding matters of importance to YSPH. The Committee’s membership is comprised of the deans of the School of Medicine and the Faculty of Arts & Sciences, who serve ex officio as co-chairs, and representatives from the YSPH senior faculty, the YSM senior faculty of non-YSPH departments, and the senior faculty of non-YSM schools and departments.

Co-Chair:Robert Alpern, Co-Chair:Tamar Gendler
Committee Members:
  • Karen Anderson
  • Woo-Kyoung Ahn
  • Cynthia Brandt
  • James Baron
  • Richard G. Bribiescas
  • Judith Chevalier
  • Jeannette Ickovics
  • Walter Kernan
  • Ben Polak
  • Jody Sindelar
  • Mary Tinetti
  • Hongyu Zhao
Purpose:

The Provost’s Standing Advisory and Appointment Committee (SAAC) for the Yale School of Architecture, Art, Drama and Music advises the provost with respect to the School’s strategic plans and the authorization of faculty positions.

Committee Members:
  • Martin Bresnick
  • Keller Easterling
  • Daniel Harrison
  • Robert Nelson
  • Ruth Yeazell
  • Sheila de Bretteville
  • James Bundy
Purpose:

Understand the current techonolgy landscape at Yale with regards to issues of accessibility for the disabled.

Chair: Susan Gibbons
Committee Members:
  • Sheree Carter-Galvan
  • Caroline Hendel
  • David Hirsch
  • Rebecca Hirsch
  • Jane Livingston
  • Lisa Sawin
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Stephanie Spangler
  • Lucas Swineford
  • Judith York
Purpose:

Yale’s operating and capital budgets express in financial terms the wide array of programs and initiatives under way and planned. The need to understand what programs cost, how they are funded, and the implications of current decisions for the longer term well-being of the university are all subjects for constant review as we build the next budget and plan for the allocation of resources over the long term. The University Budget Committee (UBC) plays an important advisory role in this process.

Committee Members:
  • Steven Berry
  • Michael Caplan
  • Joseph Crosby
  • Alan Gerber
  • Jennifer Herdt
  • Gregory Huber
  • James Levinsohn
  • Anna Marie Pyle
  • Kyle Vanderlick
  • Cynthia Walker
Purpose:

 The Committee is charged with reviewing and addressing the institutional implications of existing and proposed legislation, regulations, and guidance that relate to the conduct of research at the University. In addition, the Committee advises the Office of the Provost, Research Administration, and the Office of General Counsel regarding means to enhance the research community’s understanding of and compliance with these regulations and related University policies. Finally, the Committee is called upon from time to time to review and make recommendations regarding issues relating to specific research compliance programs, such as those involving human subject protections and conflicts of interest.

Chair: Steven Girvin
Committee Members:
  • Sandra Alfano
  • Susan Anderson
  • Madelon Baranoski
  • Jeri Barney
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Douglas Bebbington
  • Susan Bouregy
  • Donald Deyo
  • Kathryn Engle
  • Elizabeth Eynon
  • Kelly Fusco
  • Troy Hallman
  • Judy Harris
  • Richard Jacob
  • Jason Killheffer
  • Marjorie Lemmon
  • Nancy Loucks
  • Jill Pagliuca
  • Patricia Preisig
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • Tracy Rightmer
  • Cynthia Smith
  • Stephanie Spangler
  • Alice Tangredi-Hannon
  • Mathew Varughese
  • Cynthia Walker
Purpose:

The University Safety Committee reviews, and provides advice to the leadership of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) regarding EHS policies and programs. The Committee includes representatives from University offices that have expertise in and responsibility for various aspects of campus safety and is therefore also positioned to address and advise the University leadership on a broad array of safety issues that go beyond EHS’s purview.

Chair: Stephanie Spangler
Committee Members:
  • Kirsten Bechtel
  • Robert Bienstock
  • Maria Bouffard
  • Susan Cahan
  • Frank Casalaina
  • Lisa D'Angelo
  • Aaron Dollar
  • Roger Goode
  • Kevin Charbonneau
  • Ronnell Higgins
  • Daniel Killen
  • Kathryn Krier
  • Marjorie Lemmon
  • Nancy Loucks
  • Carrie Redlich
  • Peter Reinhardt
  • William Reynolds
  • W Dean Rupp
  • Jacqueline Sessler
  • John Sinard
  • Cynthia Smith
  • William Summers
  • Dorothyann Van Rhijn
  • Steven Woznyk
  • Kurt Zilm
Purpose:

Advises Teaching and Learning Center on needs of school, students and faculty.

Chair: Scott A. Strobel
Committee Members:
  • Karen Anderson
  • Serena Blocker
  • Jessica Coviello
  • Eli Fenichel
  • Jennifer Frederick
  • Jennifer Herdt
  • Janet Hafler
  • Kathryn Miller-Jensen
  • Brian Leaderer
  • Jed Rubenfeld
  • Lucas Swineford
Purpose:

The University-Wide Committee on Sexual Misconduct (UWC) is designed to address allegations of sexual misconduct of every kind and is available to students, faculty and staff across the University according to the guidelines.

Chair: David Post
Committee Members:
  • Michelle Addington
  • Kevin Charbonneau
  • Helen Caines
  • Margit Dahl
  • Enrique De La Cruz
  • Michael Della Rocca
  • Sara Demars
  • Sarah Demers Konezny
  • Eileen Donahue
  • Paul Genecin
  • Max Goldberg
  • Alfred Guy
  • Kimberly Harris
  • Paul Hawkshaw
  • Jay Humphrey
  • Ayotunde Ifaturoti
  • Catherine Jennings
  • Amy Justice
  • Marija Kamceva
  • Anne Kors
  • Douglas Kysar
  • Stephen Latham
  • Jane Lee
  • Eliza Lehner
  • Kathryn Lofton
  • Katherine Martin
  • John Mayes
  • Aley Menon
  • Guy Ortoleva
  • Maria Pinango
  • David Post
  • Asha Rangappa
  • Judith Resnik
  • Michael Rigsby
  • Marie Robert
  • Anita Sharif-Hyder
  • Ksenia Sidorenko
  • Ronald Smith
  • Mark Solomon
  • Priyamvada Sundaresan
  • Arthur Swersey
  • George Syrimis
  • Lauren Tilton
  • Brian Tompkins
  • Maria Trumpler
  • Elizabeth Villarreal
Purpose:

The Committee provides perspective and advise about the Yale Quantum Institute director and the provost

Committee Members:
  • David DeMille
  • Steven Girvin
  • Jack Harris
  • Liang Jiang
  • Daniel Prober
  • Nicholas Read
  • Robert Schoelkopf
  • Daniel Spielman
  • A Douglas Stone
  • Hongxing Tang
  • Paul L. Tipton
Purpose:

Science Building Committee provides advise on the programmatic scope, design requirements, design and makes recommendations for the best accommodating the research needs of the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental

Chair: Anna Marie Pyle
Committee Members:
  • Shirin Bahmanyar
  • John Carlson
  • Lisa D'Angelo
  • Thierry Emonet
  • Joshua Gendron
  • Scott Holley
  • Valerie Horsley
  • Jonathon Howard
  • Vivian Irish
  • Kari Nordstrom
  • Anna Marie Pyle
  • James Slattery
  • Paul Turner
  • Yong Xiong
  • George Zdru