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Milestone Review Committee

Provost Martin appointed Milestone Review Committee members who represent campus stakeholders, including faculty, staff, and students.

The role of the committee is to complete a high-level strategic assessment of campus progress from 2010 to 2015, the period of time addressed by the Vol Vision strategic plan. The committee is also charged to lead community engagement discussions to gather feedback from campus on strategic directions for 2020.

Committee Membership

Chair Dean Steven Smith, Libraries
Academic Representation Susan Benner, Associate Dean and Director, College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences

Chris Cox, Professor and Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mark Dean, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

David Golden, Professor, Food Science and Technology

Catherine Luther, Professor, Journalism and Electronic Media

Larry McKay, Professor and Head, Earth and Planetary Sciences

Annette Ranft, Professor and Senior Associate Dean, Haslam College of Business

Beth Schussler, Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Tina Shepardson, Associate Professor, Religious Studies

Divisional and Staff Representation Student Life: Frank Cuevas, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Executive Director, University Housing

University Advancement: Lee Patouillet, Associate Vice Chancellor, Alumni Affairs

Marketing and Communications: Erik Bledsoe, Creative Services Director

Diversity and Inclusion: Rickey Hall, Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion

Research: Janet Nelson, Associate Vice Chancellor, Office of Research and Engagement

Finance and Administration: Jonee Lindstrom, Associate Vice Chancellor, Finance and Administration

Athletics: Jon Gilbert, Senior Associate Athletic Director

Human Resources: Mary Lucal, Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

Student Representation Undergraduate Students: Beverly Banks, Loren Lee

Graduate Students: Jeremy Auerbach, Nathan Meek

Committee Support Provost’s Office: Serena Matsunaga

Institutional Research: Denise Gardner


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