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IDEAL Team

Project Manager:

  • Persis Drell, Provost, James and Anna Marie Spilker Professor and Professor in the School of Engineering, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Professor of Physics

Executive Director:

  • Patrick H. Dunkley, Vice Provost for Institutional Equity, Access, and Community, and Special Advisor to the President

Deputy Project Managers:

  • Sarah Church, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Freeman-Thornton Chair for the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Physics
  • Dan Schwartz, Dean of the Graduate School of Education and the Nomellini-Olivier Professor of Educational Technology

Recruitment System:

  • System Leader: Stacey Bent, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs, Jagdeep and Roshni Singh Professor in the School of Engineering, and Professor, by courtesy, of Materials Science & Engineering and of Electrical Engineering
    • Project Manager: Nikki Shechtman, Director of Evaluation, VPGE
    • Undergraduate Student Subsystem Leader: Richard Shaw, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
    • Graduate Student Subsystem Leader: Chris Gonzalez Clarke, Assistant Vice Provost for Graduate Education & Director, EDGE Fellowship Program
      • Anika Green, Assistant Vice Provost for Graduate Education
    • Postdoctoral Scholar Subsystem Leader: Sofie Kleppner, Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs
    • Faculty Subsystem Leader: Matthew Snipp, Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Engagement and Burnet C. and Mildred Finley Wohlford Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences
      • Bonnie Maldonado, Senior Associate Dean for FDD and Professor in the School of Medicine
      • Susan Drange, Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of Programs, VPFDD&E
    • Staff Subsystem Leader: Elizabeth Zacharias, Vice President for Human Resources
      • Marguerite Kunze,  Associate Vice President for Talent Management & Workforce Strategy
      • Danielle Hilmes, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition

Engagement System:

  • System Leader: Susie Brubaker-Cole, Vice Provost for Student Affairs
    • Student Subsystem Leader:  Susie Brubaker-Cole, Vice Provost for Student Affairs
      • Project Managers: Jennifer Calvert, Assistant Vice Provost for Strategy and Assessment, Student Affairs
      • Undergraduate Student Subsystem Leader: Emelyn dela Pena, Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs
      • Postdoctoral Scholar Subsystem Leader: Sofie Kleppner, Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs
      • Faculty Subsystem Leader: Matthew Snipp, Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Engagement and Burnet C. and Mildred Finley Wohlford Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences
    • Staff Subsystem Leader: Elizabeth Zacharias, Vice President for Human Resources

Education System:

  • System Leader: Sarah Church, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Freeman-Thornton Chair for the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Physics
    • Warren ChiangAssociate Dean, Academic Advising

    • Mariatte Denman, Associate Vice Provost, Center for Teaching and Learning

    • Mary Beth Mudgett,  Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Educational Initiatives and Professor of Biology

    • Shima Salehi, Assistant Professor (Research) of Education

    • Corrie Potter, Associate Vice Provost and Director of Institutional Research & Decision Support

    • Gloriana Trujillo, Director, Faculty and Lecturer Learning Programs, Center for Teaching and Learning

Research System:

  • System Leader: Dan Schwartz, Dean of the Graduate School of Education and the Nomellini-Olivier Professor of Educational Technology
    • Corrie Potter, Associate Vice Provost and Director of Institutional Research & Decision Support
    • Stephanie Kalfayan, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
    • Adrian Daub, Barbara D. Finberg Director, Clayman Institute for Gender Research; Director, Program in Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Professor, Comparative Literature and German Studies, School of Humanities and Sciences
    • Jennifer DeVere Brody, Director, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity; Professor, Theater and Performance Studies
    • Matthew Snipp, Vice Provost for Faculty Diversity and Engagement and Burnet C. and Mildred Finley Wohlford Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences
    • Shima Salehi, Assistant Professor (Research) of Education

    • Brian CookDirector of Assessment and Program Evaluation

    • Sara CinaAssociate Director for Institutional Research

    • Ryan BungardInstitutional Research Analyst


University Office & School Representatives:

  • Thomas Fenner, Deputy General Counsel
  • Timothy Warner, Vice Provost for Budget and Auxiliaries Management
  • Chris Bliss, Director, University Affairs Communications
  • Greg Beroza, Wayne Loel Professor
  • Thomas Kenny, Richard W. Weiland Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs in the School of Engineering
  • Peter Michelson, Senior Associate Dean for the Natural Sciences and the Luke Blossom Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences
  • Lanier Anderson, Senior Associate Dean for the Humanities and Arts and J. E. Wallace Sterling Professor of the Humanities
  • Shelley Goldman, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professor (Teaching) of Education
  • Yvonne A Maldonado, Senior Associate Dean, Faculty Development and Diversity, Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and of Health Research and Policy
  • Rick Banks, The Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Professor, by courtesy, of Education
  • Sarah Soule, Morgridge Professor in the Graduate School of Business, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor, by courtesy, of Sociology
  • Joanne Hewett, Professor of Particle Physics and Astrophysics

Office of the Provost:

  • Michele Armand, Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Provost’s Office