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CDF Faculty Committees

Faculty Committees

Awards Committee

Consists of two members of the Core Doctoral Faculty and the GTU Dean. The committee meets three times a year to review entries and make decisions on the Chan Essay Contest, Student Travel Awards, and Newhall Awards.

AY 19-20 Members

  • Jerome Baggett (JST-SCU)
  • Susan Phillips (GTU/NCB)

 

Borsch-Rast Book Prize & Lectureship Selection Committee

The Borsch-Rast Prize and Lectureship of the Graduate Theological Union has as its purpose the encouragement of the writing and publication of theological scholarship by GTU graduates and current faculty. The selection committee consists of the present GTU and three prior deans.

Current Committee Members:

  • Uriah Y. Kim
  • Arthur G. Holder
  • Judith A. Berling
  • Margaret R. Miles

 

Appointments and Review Committee 

This committee of two members of the Core Doctoral Faculty and the GTU Dean. The committee meets three times a year to review applications for the Core Doctoral Faculty, conduct five-year evaluations of Core Doctoral Faculty members, and make the final selection for the Excellence in Teaching Award

AY 19-20 Members

  • Mary McGann (SCU)
  • Deena Aranott (CJS)

 

Grievance Committee

Consists of three members of the Core Doctoral Faculty and two student members. One faculty alternate is also elected. The committee meets on a need-only basis. The committee hears grievances brought by students concerning the misapplication of GTU policies and procedures after the complaints have been through the review process outlined in the Doctoral Program Handbook.

AY 19-20 Members

  • Robert Russell (GTU/CTNS)
  • Ronald Burris (ABSW)
  • Julia Prinz (JST-SCU)
  • Arthur Holder (GTU)

 

Doctoral Council

Consists of two members of the Core Doctoral Faculty and two student members. Meets on the first Wednesday afternoon of each month during both spring and fall semesters to review dissertation proposals.

AY 19-20 Members

  • Michael Dodds (DSPT)
  • James Lawrence (PSR/CSS)

 

Faculty Council (Class of 2019-2021)

Consists of Eight members elected by the Core Doctoral Faculty. Serves two-year terms, with hald of the Council retiring. Retiring members are not eligible for re-election for two years.

  • Kathryn Barush (JST)
  • Cynthia Moe-Lobeda (PLTS/CDSP)
  • Anselm Ramelw (DSPT)
  • Ahn Tran (JST)
  • Jean-Francois Racine (JST)
  • Valerie Miles-Tribble (ABSW)
  • Marianne Farina (DSPT)