University Committee on Women Faculty and Students

Committee Chair
Laura Carlson

Contact Information
Mary Hendricksen
Executive Administrator, Provost’s Office

Description of Committee
Considers policies, practices, and general environment of the University as they relate to women faculty and students. The committee serves in an advisory capacity reporting to the President through the provost. May make recommendations for action to the President, or, as he directs, for action by the other officers of the University and the Academic Council.

Number of Members

Frequency of Meetings
Several times each semester

Reporting Structure
Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President

Elected Committee Members

  • Amy Barrett
  • Sarah (Elly) Brenner
  • Aimee Buccellato
  • Ruilan Guo
  • Sandra Gustafson
  • Mary Kearney
  • Monica Moore
  • Kathie Newman
  • Ann Tenbrunsel

Appointed Voting Members

  • Thomas Anderson
  • Laura Carlson
  • Ian Kuijt
  • Nicole McNeil

Student Voting Members

  • Rebecca Blais, Undergraduate Student Representative
  • Alexandra Eisele, Undergraduate Student Representative
  • Shireen Jayman, Graduate Student Representative
  • Aastha Nigam, Graduate Student Representative

Non-Voting Members

  • Christine Caron Gebhardt
  • Karrah Miller
  • Heather Ryan


  • Kathy Brickley
  • Todd Dvorak
  • Tyvette Hilliard
  • Sharon Keane
  • Kerry Meyers
  • Ava Preacher
  • Maura Ryan
  • Demetra Schoenig
  • Pamela Young

Information last updated 5/30/2017