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Committee on Programs and Courses

Subcommittee on New and Revised Programs and Courses

Membership and Duties of Standing Subcommittee

One Graduate Faculty representative from each academic college and school of the University that offers graduate programs responsible for evaluation and review of new and revised program and course proposals and for recommendations on those to the Committee on Programs and Courses. The Dean, Senior Associate Dean, and Director of Graduate Council Administration shall be ex officio members of this subcommittee.

2020-2021 Membership

  • Matthew Carlson, Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics (College of the Liberal Arts)
  • Andrew Cole, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture (College of Arts and Architecture) - Chair
  • Joanna DeFranco, Associate Professor of Software Engineering (Penn State Great Valley)
  • Janet Duck, Clinical Professor of Management and Organization (Smeal College of Business)
  • Bradford Foley, Assistant Professor of Geosciences (College of Earth and Mineral Sciences)
  • John Haddad, Professor of American Studies (Penn State Harrisburg)
  • Alexandra List, Associate Professor of Education (College of Education)
  • Gino Lorenzoni, Assistant Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health (College of Agricultural Sciences)
  • Stephanie Madden, Assistant Professor of Communications (Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications)
  • Anne Martin, Martin W. Trethewey Early Career Professor in Mechanical Engineering (College of Engineering)
  • Sheri Matter, Assistant Teaching Professor of Nursing (College of Nursing)
  • Casey Pinto, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Basic Sciences (College of Medicine)
  • Elizabeth Ransom, Associate Professor of International Affairs (School of International Affairs)
  • Michael Rutter, Associate Professor of Statistics (Penn State Behrend)
  • Yunfeng Shi, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Administration (College of Health and Human Development)
  • Scott Showalter, Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Eberly College of Science)
  • Dinghao Wu, Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology (College of Information Sciences and Technology)
  • Kenneth Davis, Chair of Graduate Council, Ex Officio
  • Regina Vasilatos-Younken, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate School, Ex Officio
  • Michael Verderame, Senior Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Ex Officio
  • Vicki Hewitt, Director of Graduate Council Administration, Ex Officio
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