Steering Committee and Groups

Steering Committee Co-Chairs

David Olan, Professor, Music; Associate Provost and Dean for Academic Affairs, The Graduate Center
Yun Xiang, Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness, The Graduate Center
Patti Myatt, Executive Director of Academic Affairs, The Graduate Center

Self-Study Principal Writer and Editor

Amanda Wunder, Associate Professor, History, Lehman College; Associate Professor, Art History and History, The Graduate Center

Working Group Chairs

Standard 1: Mission and Goals
Steve Brier, Professor, Urban Education and Liberal Studies, The Graduate Center
Giancarlo Lombardi, Professor and Executive Officer, Comparative Literature, The Graduate Center

Standard 2: Ethics and Integrity
Martin Ruck, Professor, Urban Education and Psychology; Senior Advisor to the President for Diversity and Inclusion, The Graduate Center
Phyllis Schulz, Executive Director of Fellowships and Financial Aid, The Graduate Center

Standard 3: Design and Delivery of the Student Learning Experience
Josh Brumberg, Professor, Psychology and Biology; Dean for the Sciences, The Graduate Center
Joan Lucariello, Professor, Educational Psychology and Psychology, The Graduate Center

Standard 4: Support of the Student Experience
Duncan Faherty, Associate Professor, English; Director, Early Research Initiative, The Graduate Center
Matthew Schoengood, Vice President for Student Affairs, The Graduate Center

Standard 5: Educational Effectiveness Assessment
John Greenwood, Professor, Philosophy and Psychology, The Graduate Center
Brian Peterson, Dean for Academic Initiatives and Strategic Innovation, The Graduate Center

Standard 6: Planning, Resources, and Institutional Improvement
John Mollenkopf, Distinguished Professor, Sociology and Political Science, The Graduate Center
Julia Wrigley, Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, The Graduate Center

Standard 7: Governance, Leadership, and Administration
Richard Bodnar, Professor and Executive Officer, Psychology, The Graduate Center
Patti Myatt, Executive Director of Academic Affairs, The Graduate Center

University Center School Representatives

Amy Dunkin, Director of Academic Operations, Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY
Robyn Gertner, Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator, School of Public Health & Health Policy
Kim Hartswick, Academic Director, CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies
George Otte, Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, School of Professional Studies
Diane Phillips, Director of Institutional Research and Assessment, Macaulay Honors College
Rochel Pinder-Cuffie, Associate Director, School of Labor and Urban Studies

Student Representatives

Teresa Ober, Co-Chair, Doctoral Students’ Council, The Graduate Center
Charlotte Thurston, Co-Chair, Doctoral Students’ Council, The Graduate Center

GC Foundation Board Member

Joanna Migdal

Alumni Representative

Jonathan Davis (Ph.D. '15, Sociology), Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Administration and Secondary Education, The College of New Jersey

Verification of Compliance Team

Lynette Phillips, Special Counsel to the President, The Graduate Center
Julie Suk, Dean for Master's Programs, The Graduate Center
 

Website Team

Phyllis Schulz, Chair, Executive Director of Fellowships and Financial Aid, The Graduate Center
Brian Peterson, Dean for Academic Initiatives and Strategic Innovation, The Graduate Center
Patti Myatt, Executive Director of Academic Affairs, The Graduate Center
Lynette Phillips, Special Counsel to the President, The Graduate Center
Rachel Sponzo, Associate Director of Student Research Fellowships, The Graduate Center
Erica Klein-Meisenhelter, Communications and Marketing, the Graduate Center
Abigail Morrison, Assistant Dean of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning, School of Professional Studies