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 19-20


Richard Locke, Provost and Chair

Lawrence Angelo, Equity Officer
Russell Carey, Executive Vice President for Planning and Policy
Barbara Chernow, Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration
Tim Fater, Assistant Vice President for Financial Strategy & Planning
Kimberly Galligan, Executive Dean for Administration and Finance, Division of Biology and Medicine
Lawrence Larson, Dean, School of Engineering
Kevin McLaughlin, Dean of the Faculty
Shankar K. Prasad, Associate Provost for Global Engagement and Strategic Initiatives
Laurie Ward, Senior Director for Finance and Administration, School of Public Health Michael White, Vice President for Finance, Chief Financial Officer


Elena Oancea, Associate Professor of Medical Sciences, MPPB
David Christensen, Professor of of Philosophy
Patrycja Dubielecka-Szcerba, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Research), BioMed 
James Russell, Professor of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, Vice Chair
Amanda Jamieson, Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Jennifer Lambe, Associate Professor of History
Kurt Teichert, Senior Lecturer in Environment and Society

Alternates: Rachel Cassidy, Behavioral & Social Sciences, Brandon Marshall, Epidemiology , Jeffrey Hoffstein, Mathematics


Jordan Kei-Rahn, Undergraduate Student
Jourdan Smithwick, Undergraduate Student
William Zhou, Undergraduate Student
Aaron Cho, Undergraduate Student
Lauren Fish, Graduate Student
Amanda Kazden, Graduate Student
Randall Li, Medical Student

Staff Representatives

Monty Combs, Director of Systems and Services, Facilities Management
Nancy Carroll, Director of Finance and Operations, School of Engineering

Staffed by

Deborah Moser, Director, Budget, Planning and Analysis
Kathy Santos, Administrative and Project Specialist
Charlene Sweeney, Associate Vice President and University Controller
Sara Walsh, Assistant Vice President of Finance, Operational Support & Special Projects


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