Committee on Women Faculty


Kathryn Mercerchair
Professor of Law
School of Law
Christina Hardesty, School of Medicine 2017-2020
Amy Backus, Physical Education and Athletics 2018-2021
Corbin Covault, College of Arts and Sciences 2018-2021

Adrianne Fletcher
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

Maryjo Prince-Paul, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing 2016-2019
Amy Przeworski, College of Arts and Sciences 2017-2020
Kirsten McMahon, Physical Education and Athletics 2017-2020
Marija Prica, Case School of Engineering 2016-2019
ex officio  
Amy Hise, previous chair or designee, Women Faculty of the School of Medicine 2018-2019
Claire Michael, Women Faculty of the School of Medicine, chair or designee 2018-2020
Beth Embrescia, Director of Development, Flora Stone Mather Center for Women (chair's designee)  
Lisa Nielson, Director, Flora Stone Mather Center for Women    

Marilyn Mobley, chair or designee, University Advisory Council on Women 

Joachim Voss, Senate Committee on Minority Affairs  
Donald Feke, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Academic and Faculty Affairs  


From the By-Laws of the Faculty Senate, By-Law VII., Item k., Par. 1-4:

"1) The committee shall consist of nine faculty members elected by the Faculty Senate. No more than two members shall be from any one constituent faculty. Each member shall be eligible for election only after the lapse of at least one year following the expiration of two consecutive three-year terms of membership. The committee shall have as ex officio members the provost or a designee, the director of the Center for Women, the chairs of the Minority Affairs Committee, Women Faculty of the School of Medicine, and the University Advisory Council on Women or their designees, and others as shall be determined by the elected members of the committee.

2) The Faculty Senate Executive Committee shall appoint a chair of the Committee on Women Faculty.

3) The committee shall act in an oversight and advisory capacity and shall monitor all issues regarding parity for women faculty.

4) The Committee shall report to the Faculty Senate at least once during each academic year."