Barry Pearson, Chair
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Administrative Planning and Academic Affairs Coordination (APAAC)

This team consists of the deans, assistant deans, directors and chairs of the academic units, and others who play a critical leadership role in accomplishing the mission of the institution. Other Academic Affairs colleagues are invited as needed, depending on the agenda. Agendas are a mix of topics, solicited in advance from the group.

Liberal Studies and Science Focus Group (LAS Focus)

This teams consist of the chairs for our Liberal Studies and Science academic units: Film & Media Studies, Humanities, Natural & Social Sciences and other colleagues with critical leadership roles.

School of Arts Focus Group (SOA Focus)

This teams consist of our directors for our School of Arts academic units: Art+Design, Dance, Music, Theatre Arts, Performing Arts and Neuberger Museum  and and other colleagues with critical leadership roles.

APAAC Members 2020-21

Meets every Monday, except holidays or unless otherwise notified
2:00–3:00  via Zoom

  • Robin Aleman, Director of Budget and Administration, Academic Affairs     
  • Ross Daly,  Interim Dean, School of Liberal Studies and Science, and Associate Professor Journalism
  • Michael DeGrazia, Director of Finance and Administration, CE and  Interim Director Grants / Contracts Financial Administration, Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Tracy Fitzpatrick, Director, Neuberger Museum of Art
  • Rudolf Gaudio, Chair, School of Natural and Social Sciences, and Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Paula Halperin,  Chair, School of Film and Media Studies, and Associate Professor of Cinema Studies
  • Kelly Jackson, Director of Continuing Education, School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education
  • Bill Junor, Director, Campus Technology Services
  • Anne Kern, Dean of Global Strategy and International Programs and Associate Professor  of Film and Cinema Studies
  • Keith Landa, Interim Director, Teaching, Learning, and Technology Center, and  Senator
  • Barbara Moore, Director of Institutional Research
  • Shane Seaman, Interim Dean of Enrollment Management
  • Christopher Robbins,  Director, School of Art+Design, and Associate Professor of Art+Design
  • Mustafa Sakaraya, Director, Library
  • Sheryl Secor,  Registrar
  • Jennifer Shingelo, Assistant Dean for Students and Enrollment, School of the Arts
  • Seth Soloway, Director, Performing Arts Center
  • Jack Tamburri, Interim Director, Conservatory of Theatre Arts, and Associate Professor of Theatre and Performance
  • Aviva Taubenfeld, Chair, School of Humanities, and Associate Professor of Literature and Writing
  • Gregory Taylor,  Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
  • Jenny Undercofler, Director, Conservatory of Music, and Associate Professor of Practice in Music
  • Nelly van Bommel, Director, Conservatory of Dance, and Associate Professor of Dance
Liberal Studies and Science Focus Group  Members 20-21

Meets every Wednesday 3:30-4:30 via Zoom

  • Ross Daly, Interim Dean, School of Liberal Studies and Science, and Associate Professor Journalism
  • Michael DeGrazia, Director of Finance and Administration, CE and Interim Director Grants / Contracts Financial Administration, Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Tracy Fitzpatrick, Director, Neuberger Museum of Art
  • Rudolf Gaudio, Chair, School of Natural and Social Sciences, and Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Paula Halperin, Chair, School of Film and Media Studies, and Associate Professor of Cinema Studies
  • Anne Kern, Dean of Global Strategy and International Programs and Associate Professor of Film and Cinema Studies
  • Sheryl Secor, Registrar
  • Seth Soloway, Director, Performing Arts Center
  • Aviva Taubenfeld, Chair, School of Humanities, and Associate Professor of Literature and Writing
  • Gregory Taylor, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

School of Arts Focus Group Members 20-21

Meets every Thursday, 11:00-12:00 via Zoom

  • Tracy Fitzpatrick, Director, Neuberger Museum of Art
  • Anne Kern, Dean of Global Strategy and International Programs and Associate Professor of Film and Cinema Studies
  • Christopher Robbins, Director, School of Art+Design, and Associate Professor of Art+Design
  • Sheryl Secor, Registrar
  • Jennifer Shingelo, Assistant Dean for Students and Enrollment, School of the Arts
  • Seth Soloway, Director, Performing Arts Center
  • Jack Tamburri, Interim Director, Conservatory of Theatre Arts, and Associate Professor of Theatre and Performance
  • Gregory Taylor, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
  • Jenny Undercofler, Director, Conservatory of Music, and Associate Professor of Practice in Music
  • Nelly van Bommel, Director, Conservatory of Dance, and Associate Professor of Dance