The University Resources Committee (URC) is a standing committee of the faculty, chaired by the provost, which consists of seven faculty members, eight administrators as ex-officio members, two staff members, and seven students. The administrators include the provost; deputy provost; executive vice president for planning; executive vice president for finance and administration; the dean of the faculty; dean of the School of Engineering; executive dean for finance and administration of the Division of Biology and Medicine; associate dean for finance and administration of the School of Public Health. The student members shall include four from the College, two from the Graduate School, and one from the Alpert Medical School.

A faculty member in his/her second year of service on the Committee serves as vice chair. The vice chair is generally elected by the committee at the start of the term of new members.

The University Resources Committee (URC) is responsible for recommending the annual operating and capital budget to the President.

Member List for Academic Year 2022-23


Lawrence E. Larson, Interim Provost and Chair

Russell Carey, Executive VP for Planning and Policy

Sarah Latham, Executive VP for Finance & Administration

Kimberly Galligan, Executive Dean for Admin & Finance

*Tejal Desai, Dean, School of Engineering

Tim Fater, Associate VP for Financial Strategy & Planning

*Leah VanWey, Dean of the Faculty

Jay Rowan, Chief of Staff

Sara Walsh, Executive Dean for Admin & Finance

Michael White, VP Finance, CFO

Mary Wright, Director of the Sheridan Center for Teaching And Learning

*Rashid Zia, Dean of the College

Robert Eaton, Director, Budget, Planning and Analysis

Charlene Sweeney, Associate Vice President and University Controller


Roee Gutman, Associate Professor of Biostatistics

**John (Jack) Mustard, Professor of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, Vice Chair

*Alexander Jaworski, Assoc Professor of Neuroscience

*Brian Knight, Professor of Economics

*Lisa Di Carlo, Lecturer of Sociology

Caroline Castiglione, Professor of Italian Studies

Robert Pelcovits, Professor of Physics

Alternates: Amanda Jamieson, Associate Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology


Chaelin Jung, Undergraduate Student

Benjamin Pollard, Undergraduate Student

*Safwan Islam, Undergraduate Student

*Tasawwar Rahmen, Undergraduate Student

*Lucille Xiang, Graduate Student

*Kristin Gervasio, Graduate Student

*Wilson Guo, Medical Student

Staff Representatives

*Ines Tomas Pereira,  Associate Director of Administration & Finance Carney Institute for Brain Science

*Meredith Scarlata Dawson, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis Campus Life

Staffed by

Katherine Montilla, Administrative and Project Specialist


*New Member

**Vice Chair


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