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Committee Governance

Responsibility

The Executive Committee undertakes the university leadership role and responsibility; and decides on and approves recommendations for Tufts research and scholarship priorities coming out of the planning.

Membership

  • Tony Monaco (President)
  • Deborah Kochevar (Provost & SVP Ad Interim )
  • Patricia Campbell (Executive VP)
  • Kevin Dunn (Vice Provost)
  • Simin Meydani (Vice Provost for Research)

Responsibility

The Steering Committee works throughout the planning process to provide ideas, insight, and connections to Schools and Centers.

Membership

  • Sawkat Anwer (Cummings)
  • Joe Auner (A&S)
  • Sarah Booth (HNRCA); Alternate: Allen Taylor (HNRCA)
  • Ippolita Cantuti-Castelvreti (University Advancement)
  • Diana Chigas (Central)
  • Bob Cook (A&S)
  • Sarah Dykstra (PDA)
  • Zhang Fang (TIE)
  • Caroline Genco (Sackler)
  • Dan Jay (Sackler)
  • Peter Levine (Tisch)
  • Tom McGurty (Finance)
  • Simin Meydani (OVPR)
  • Elena Naumova (Friedman); Alternate: Ed Saltzman (Friedman)
  • Fio Omenetto (Engineering)
  • Jim Rollins (Fletcher)
  • Ed Saltzman (Friedman)
  • Lois Stanley (Operations)
  • Dawn Terkla (Institutional Research)
  • Samantha Toohey (iGEM)
  • Carroll Ann Trotman (Dental)

Responsibility

The Project Team designs and manages all phases of the planning effort and reports to the Vice Provost for Research, Simin Nikbin Meydani.

Membership

Project Manager: Augusta Rohrbach (OVPR, Director of Strategic Initiatives)

Project Team Members:

  • Kara Charmanski (OVPR, Business Operations)
  • Jimmy Crott (OVPR, Strategic Initiatives)
  • Chris Drew (Planning Consultant)
  • Amy Gantt (OVPR, ORD)
  • Helena Han (OVPR, Business Operations)
  • Kirby Johnson (OVPR, Research Integrity)
  • Thuy Nguyen (OVPR, Strategic Initiatives)
  • Ad-hoc:
    • Larry Steranka (OVPR, OTTIC)
    • Zoya Davis-Hamilton (OVPR, Research Administration and Development)
    • Sarah Marina (OVPR, Research Administration and Development)
    • Scott Perkins (OVPR, DLAM)