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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 S. Driscoll, S.M.
Administrative Liaison: Paul H. Benson, Ph.D.

Members: Thomas W. Albrecht, Thomas Barker, Bro. Dennis R. Bautista, S.M., Ph.D., Bro. William J. Campbell, S.M., Ed.D., Peg Dubrowski, Lyric A.R. Fields, Michelle L. Mathile, Denise E. Palmer, Debra Plousha-Moore, Mary Jo Scalzo, Ph.D., Jennifer A. Weed

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 R. Beran, Rayford Blakeney, John M. Foy, Bro. Thomas F. Giardino, S.M., Bro. Francisco T. Gonzalez, S.M., Thomas A. Holton, Khristian Santiago

Audit and Risk Committee

Responsible for providing oversight and ensuring the integrity of the University's governance, risk management, and internal control practices. 

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

Members: Thomas W. Albrecht, Thomas Barker, Bro. Timothy S. Driscoll, S.M., John M. Foy, D. Darlene Gutmann Marlowe, Garry K. McGuire, Sr., 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: Michelle L. Mathile 
Administrative Liaison: Lisa S. Rismiller

Members: Catherine V. Babington, Bro. William J. Campbell, S.M., Ed.D., Peg Dubrowski, Bro. Thomas F. Giardino, S.M., George P. Hanley, Debra Plousha-Moore, Khristian Santiago, Jennifer A. Weed

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: Brenton Ahrens, Catherine V. Babington, John R. Beran, Nancee R. Berger, Margaret A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D., Rev. James F. Fitz, George P. Hanley, D. Darlene Gutmann Marlowe, Michelle L. Mathile, Richard J. Omlor, Denise E. Palmer, Jenell R. Ross, Mary Jo Scalzo, Ph.D., 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: Nancee R. Berger
Vice Chair: D. Darlene Gutmann Marlowe
Administrative Liaison: Andrew T. Horner

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

Investment Committee

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

Chair: Brenton Ahrens 
Vice Chair: George P. Hanley
Administrative Liaison: Andrew T. Horner

Members: Thomas W. Albrecht, John R. Beran, Michael Bosway (affiliate), Garry K. McGuire, Sr., Denise E. Palmer, Bro. Bernard J. Ploeger, S.M., Ph.D., Bro. Edward A. 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., Lyric A.R. Fields, Thomas A. Holton, William R. Klesse, Bro. Edward A. 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, Rayford Blakeney, Bro. William J. Campbell, S.M., Ed.D., Margaret A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D., Bro. Timothy S. 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, Khristian Santiago

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: Thomas Barker, Lyric A.R. Fields, Rev. James F. Fitz, S.M., Bro. Thomas F. Giardino, S.M., William R. Klesse, Jenell R. Ross, Deborah A. Tobias, Rev. Oscar Vasquez, S.M., Jennifer A. Weed, Joseph L. Weidenbach

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