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Trustee Committees

Much of the work of the Board of Trustees is accomplished through its standing committees, which serve in an advisory capacity. Committees are chaired by trustees; a senior officer of the University serves as the administrative liaison. Members of the Board are appointed to serve on these committees, sometimes with representatives from faculty, staff and students who are considered affiliate (non-voting) members.

Academic Affairs Committee

Responsible for oversight of the academic and research areas of the University and for recommending appropriate standards and policies.

Chair: Margaret A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D.
Vice Chair: Bro. Timothy Driscoll, S.M.
Administrative Liaison: Paul H. Benson, Ph.D.

Members: Thomas W. Albrecht, Bro. Dennis R. Bautista, S.M., Ph.D., Bro. William J. Campbell, S.M., Ed.D., Peg Dubrowski, Bro. Francisco T. Gonzalez, S.M., M.D., Michelle L. Mathile, Denise E. Palmer, Debra Plousha-Moore, Mary Jo Scalzo, Ph.D., Deborah A. Tobias, Bro. Edward Violett, S.M., Ph.D. 

Athletics Committee

Responsible for reviewing the strategic issues of the Athletic Division.

Chair: Jenell R. Ross
Vice Chair: Joseph L. Weidenbach
Administrative Liaison: Neil G. Sullivan

Members: Catherine V. Babington, John Beran, Rayford Blakeney, Thomas L. Cronin Jr., John M. Foy, Bro. Thomas F. Giardino, S.M., Thomas A. Holton

Audit and Risk Committee

Responsible for the audit of University financial statements and the work of the external and internal auditors.

Chair: Joseph F. Spadaford
Vice Chair: Denise E. Palmer
Administrative Liaison: Andrew T. Horner

Members: Thomas W. Albrecht, Thomas L. Cronin, Jr.,  Bro. Timothy Driscoll, S.M., John M. Foy, D. Darlene Gutmann Marlowe, Garry K. McGuire, Sr., Richard J. Omlor, Bro. Bernard J. Ploeger, S.M., Ph.D., Jenell R. Ross, Mary Jo Scalzo, Ph.D., Joseph L. Weidenbach

Committee on Trustees

Responsible for seeking suitable candidates for Board membership and for assisting in the continuing development of trustees.

Chair: George P. Hanley
Vice Chair: Michelle L. Mathile
Administrative Liaison: Lisa S. Rismiller

Members: Catherine V. Babington, Bro. William J. Campbell, S.M., Ed.D., Peg Dubrowski, Bro. Thomas Giardino, S.M., Debra Plousha-Moore, Michael A. Ruffolo

Executive Committee

Directs the Board of Trustees and acts on behalf of the Board between regular meetings.

Chair: Mary H. Boosalis
Administrative Liaison: Eric F. Spina, Ph.D.

Members: Catherine V. Babington, John R. Beran, Nancee R. Berger, Margaret A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D., Rev. James F. Fitz, George P. Hanley, Richard J. Omlor, Jenell R. Ross, Michael A. Ruffalo, Mary Jo Scalzo, Ph.D., Joseph F. Spadaford, Rev. Oscar Vasquez, S.M., Joseph L. Weidenbach

Finance/Facilities Committee

Responsible for those areas relating to the University's fiscal operations, as well as maintenance and operational policies and long-term planning review for University facilities.

Chair: Richard J. Omlor
Vice Chair: D. Darlene Gutmann Marlowe
Administrative Liaison: Andrew T. Horner

Members: Brenton Ahrens, Nancee R. Berger, Rev. James F. Fitz, S.M., George P. Hanley, William R. Klesse,  Garry K. McGuire, Sr., Bro. Bernard J. Ploeger, S.M., Ph.D., Michael A. Ruffolo, Joseph F. Spadaford, Rev. Oscar Vasquez, S.M. 

Investment Committee

Responsible for the stewardship of the University's monetary and related marketable assets.

Chair: Michael A. Ruffalo
Vice Chair: Brenton Ahrens
Administrative Liaison: Andrew T. Horner

Members: Thomas W. Albrecht, John R. Beran, Michael Bosway (affiliate), George P. Hanley, Garry K. McGuire, Sr., Denise E. Palmer, Bro. Bernard J. Ploeger, S.M., Ph.D., Bro. Edward Violett, S.M., Ph.D.

Research and Scholarship Committee

Responsible for reviewing the strategic and business aspects of research in both the academic departments and the University of Dayton Research Institute.

Chair: John R. Beran
Vice Chair: Rev. James F. Fitz, S.M.
Administrative Liaison: John E. Leland, Ph.D., P.E.

Members: Brenton Ahrens, Bro. Dennis R. Bautista, S.M., Ph.D., Nancee R. Berger, Rayford Blakeney, Margaret A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D., Thomas A. Holton, William R. Klesse, Bro. Edward Violett, S.M., Ph.D.

Student Life Committee

Responsible for oversight of all issues of non-academic student life under the administrative responsibility of the division of Student Development.

Chair: Mary Jo Scalzo, Ph.D.
Vice Chair: Bro. Dennis R. Bautista, S.M., Ph.D.
Administrative Liaison: William M. Fischer, J.D.

Members: Nancee R. Berger, Bro. William J. Campbell, S.M., Ed.D., Margaret A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D., Bro. Timothy Driscoll, S.M., Peg Dubrowski, John M. Foy, Bro. Francisco T. Gonzalez, S.M., M.D., Thomas A. Holton, D. Darlene Gutmann Marlowe, Michelle L. Mathile, Joseph L. Weidenbach

University Advancement Committee

Responsible for oversight of the advancement of the University through strategic marketing, fundraising, public relations and alumni relations.

Chair: Catherine V. Babington
Vice Chair: Debra Plousha-Moore
Administrative Liaison: Jennifer L. Howe

Members: Rayford Blakeney, Thomas L. Cronin, Jr., Rev. James F. Fitz, S.M., Bro. Thomas F. Giardino, S.M., William R. Klesse, Richard J. Omlor, Jenell R. Ross, Deborah A. Tobias, Rev. Oscar Vasquez, S.M.

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