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BOLD SOLUTIONS  |  GLOBAL IMPACT

Committee Members for Guiding Aspirations

Leverage Our Location Through Collaboration to Serve Our Community

Deans

Rachel Croson, College of Business
Don Gatzke, School of Architecture
Scott Ryan, School of Social Work

Chairs

Ali Abolmaali, Chair, Department of Civil Engineering
John Bricout, Associate Dean, School of Social Work

Members

Salma Adem, Interim Vice President for Development
Ben Agger, Professor of Sociology
Donna Akers, Director of Interdisciplinary Studies
Carla Amaro-Jimenez, Assistant Professor, College of Education
Evelyn Barker, Librarian
Robert Bing, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Suzanne Byke, Associate University Librarian
Miriam Byrd, Associate Professor of Philosophy
David Coursey, Associate Professor, School of Urban and Public Affairs
Jennifer Falco, Graduate Research Assistant, School of Social Work
Casey Gonzales, Director, Parent & Family Center and Multicultural Outreach, Assistant Dean of Students
David Gray, Associate Dean, College of Business
Tim Henry, Lecturer in Biology
Kathryn Holliday, Assistant Professor of Architecture
Raymond (Joe) Jackson, Associate Dean, Office of Graduate Studies
Mark Lamster, Lecturer in Architecture
Robert Magnusson, Professor of Electrical Engineering
Charla Markham Shaw, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Communication
Anand Puppala, Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Civil Engineering
Krishnan Rajeshwar, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Les Riding-In, Assistant Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Alejandro Rodriguez, Associate Professor, School of Urban and Public Affairs
Christy Spivey, Assistant Professor of Economics
Allan Saxe, Associate Professor of Political Science
Pat Taylor, Associate Professor of Architecture
Cynthia Trowbridge, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Ken Williford, Chair, Department of Philosophy and Humanities
Bijan Youssefzadeh, Associate Professor of Architecture

Transform the Student Experience by Enhancing Access and Ensuring Student Success

Deans

Jeanne Gerlach, College of Education
Pamela Jansma, College of Science

Chairs

Ashley Purgason, Assistant Dean, College of Science
Kim van Noort, Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Director of University College

Members

Jean Ashwill, Assistant Dean, College of Nursing
Barbara Becker, Dean, School of Urban and Public Affairs
Beverly Black, Professor of Social Work
Rebecca Boles, Assistant Dean, School of Architecture
Suzanne Byke, Associate Librarian
Candice Calhoun-Butts, Assistant Director, College of Nursing
Stefan Dancila, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Mari Duncan, Director, Apartment and Residence Life
Jennifer Fox, Assistant Director, University Events
Elizabeth Hannabas, Assistant Director, University College
Holly Hungerford-Kresser, Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Theresa Jorgensen, Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Mary Jo Lyons, Department Head, User Engagement and Services, Libraries
Lisa Nagy, Interim Vice President for Student Affairs
Lynn Peterson, Associate Dean, College of Engineering
Pete Smith, Vice Provost for Digital Teaching and Learning
Alexa Smith-Osborne, Associate Professor of Social Work
Catherine Unite, Director, University College Learning Center

Build on Faculty Excellence and Strengthen Academic Programs

Dean

Beth Wright, College of Liberal Arts

Chair

David Silva, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Members

Carrie Ausbrooks, Associate Dean, College of Education
Sia Ardekani, Professor of Civil Engineering
Elisabeth Cawthon, Associate Professor of History
Doug Klahr, Associate Professor of Architecture
Bruce Krajewski, Chair, Department of English
Chris Ray, Associate Dean, College of Education

Enhance Inspired, Impactful Research and Scholarship

Dean

Khosrow Behbehani, College of Engineering

Chair

Pranesh Aswath, Associate Dean, College of Engineering

Members

Mindi Anderson, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Jim Grover, Interim Dean, College of Science
Taner Ozdil, Associate Professor of Architecture
Vijayan Pillai, Professor of Social Work
Jim Quick, Professor of Management

Increase Visibility and Impact Through Global Engagement

Dean and Chair

Jennifer Gray, College of Nursing

Members

Jonathan Bredow, Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering
Jay Horn, Executive Director, Office of International Education
Fernando Jaramillo, Chair, Department of Marketing
Karl Petruso, Dean, Honors College
Jamie Rogers, Professor of Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering
Luis Rosado, Director of Bilingual Education
Marc Schwartz, Director, Southwest Center for Mind, Brain and Education
Jiyoon Yoon, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction

Lead in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Creativity

Dean and Chair

Rebecca Bichel, UT Arlington Libraries

Members

Erian Armanios, Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Robert Hower, Chair, Department of Art and Art History
Jeff McGee, Associate Professor of Management
Brad Bell, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Principles of Community Task Force

Chairs

Chandra Subramaniam, Associate Dean, College of Business
Jennifer Gray, Associate Dean, College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Robert Bing, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Members

Penny Acrey, Director, Office for Students with Disabilities
Molly Albart, Director of Student Affairs Planning, Assessment, and Student Services
Verta Brown, Human Resources Specialist
Minerva Cordero, Professor of Mathematics
Jean Deakyne, Manager of Learning and Development
Stephanie Edgett, Assistant Conference Coordinator
Jorge Garcia, Student Congress Senator, College of Science
Lidia Gutierrez, UTA Ambassador
Jean Hood, Vice President for Human Resources   
Douglas Klahr, Associate Professor of Architecture
Wasiu Lawal, President, Graduate Student Senate
Leticia Martinez, Director, Office of Multicultural Affairs
Eugenia Narh, Vice President, Graduate Student Senate
Latoya Oduniyi, Health Promotions and Substance Abuse Educator
Loretta Pequeno-Griffin, Associate Director, Leadership Center
Lynn Peterson, Associate Dean, College of Engineering
Vijayan Pillai, Professor of Social Work
Colin Sanor, Human Resources Representative
Kevin Schuck, Special Projects Coordinator, UTA Libraries
Charity Stutzman, Assistant Director, Violence Prevention and Student Intervention
Shelley Wigley, Assistant Professor of Communication

In addition to the committee members listed above, the following UTA administrators, faculty, and staff have been active participants in the strategic planning process.

Executive Leadership

Vistasp Karbhari, President
Ronald Elsenbaumer, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Carolyn Cason, Vice President for Research
Kelly Davis, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Jean Hood, Vice President for Human Resources

Faculty and Staff

Molly Albart, Director of Student Affairs Planning, Assessment, and Student Services
Krystal Beamon, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Shelby Boseman, University Attorney
Bill Carroll, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Dan Cavanagh, Associate Professor of Music
Minerva Cordero, Professor of Mathematics
Kathryn Daniel, Assistant Professor of Nursing
Jaya Davis, Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Marvin Dulaney, Chair, Department of History
Schnavia Hatcher, Director, Center for African American Studies
Tom Ingram, Associate Professor of Communication
Samir Iqbal, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
David Johnson, Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications
Mike Knox, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
Kim LaFontaine, Chair, Department of Theatre Arts
Judy LeFlore, Associate Dean, College of Nursing
Kim Lemaux, Chief, UTA Police Department
Frank Lewis, Professor of Electrical Engineering
Lisa London, Interim Assistant Vice President, Division for Enterprise Development
Maria Martinez-Cosio, Associate Professor, School of Urban and Public Affairs
Sridhar Nerur, Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
Mark Permenter, Executive Director of University Publications
Kathryn Pole, Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Dan Popa, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Ken Roemer, Professor of English
Marcy Sanders, Executive Associate to the President
Salil Sarkar, Associate Professor of Finance and Real Estate
Kevin Schug, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Peggy Semingson, Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
George Siemens, Executive Director, Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge Research Lab
Toni Sol, Chair, Department of Modern Languages
Chandra Subramaniam, Associate Dean, College of Business
Kristin Sullivan, Assistant Vice President for Media Relations
Meghna Tare, Director of Sustainability
Jodi Tommerdahl, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
Jingguo Wang, Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
Dale Wasson, Vice Provost for Academic Analytics and Operations
Mike West, Executive Director, Fort Worth Center