The Academic Priorities Committee, chaired by the provost, provides oversight of academic programs and is responsible for making recommendations to the president concerning the growth and allocation of resources in support of education and research. The committee is composed of six faculty members and six senior academic administrators.

Committee Charge

Proposals for New Academic Programs

Members 2021-2022

Richard Locke (Chair), Provost 

James Egan (Vice Chair), Professor of English

John Bodel, Professor of Classics and History

Andrew G. Campbell, Dean of the Graduate School

Mukesh K. Jain, Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences 

Dmitri Feldman, Professor of Physics

Timothy Harris, Professor of History

Lawrence Larson, Dean of Engineering

Ashish Jha, Dean of the School of Public Health

Kevin McLaughlin, Dean of the Faculty

Jill Pipher, Vice President for Research

G. Tayhas R. Palmore, Professor of Engineering, Professor of Chemistry

Jane Sokolosky, Distinguished Senior Lecturer in German

Rashid Zia, Dean of the College



Staffed by : 

Elizabeth Doherty, Deputy Provost for Academic Affairs

Eva Neczypor, Assistant Director of Academic Affairs

Margot A. Saurette, Executive Assistant