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Governance

The following resources provide faculty and staff of the Wisconsin School of Business with updates on meeting minutes, governance documents, and committees.

Faculty and Staff Meetings

Faculty and Staff Governance Meetings (2014-2021)

Archived Meeting Minutes/Agenda (2006-2013)

Committees and Faculty Senate

Chairs Committee

The Chairs Committee meets at least once a month to fulfill functions defined in the governance documents of the Wisconsin School of Business.

  • Vallabh “Samba” Sambamurthy, Dean (Chair, and ex-officio member)
  • Mark Covaleski, Accounting and Information Systems
  • Erwan Quintin, Finance
  • Russ Coff, Management and Human Resources
  • Jack Nevin, Marketing
  • Jim Morris, Operations and Information Management
  • Tim Riddiough, Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
  • Joan Schmit, Risk and Insurance

Ex-officio members:

  • Terry Warfield, Senior Associate Dean
  • Brian Mayhew, Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program
  • Joann Peck, Associate Dean of Teaching Innovation and Assessment
  • Enno Siemsen, Associate Dean of the MBA and MS Programs
  • Karla Zehms, Associate Dean of Doctoral Programs and Research
  • Yongheng Deng, Chair, Subcommittee of the Executive Committee
  • Melanie Hoftyzer, Director, Business Communications
  • Sachin Tuli, Director, International Business Programs

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Faculty Senate

  • Alina Arefeva
  • Amber Epp
  • Qinglai He
  • Dan Lynch
  • Anita Mukherjee
  • Tom O’Guinn
  • Dmitry Orlov
  • Evan Polman

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Subcommittee of the Executive Committee

The goal of this committee is to fulfill functions defined in the governance documents of the Wisconsin School of Business.

  • Neeraj Arora
  • Greg DeCroix
  • Yongheng Deng, Chair
  • Bjorn Eraker
  • Justin Sydnor
  • Charlie Trevor
  • John Wild

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Academic Planning Council

The council meets at least three times a semester to fulfill functions defined in the governance documents of the Wisconsin School of Business.

Chair and ex-officio member:

  • Vallabh “Samba” Sambamurthy, Dean

All subcommittee members:

  • Neeraj Arora
  • Greg DeCroix
  • Yongheng Deng
  • Bjorn Eraker
  • Justin Sydnor
  • Charlie Trevor
  • John Wild

Assistant or Associate Professor Representatives:

  • Amber Epp, Marketing
  • Emily Griffith, Accounting and Information Systems

Academic Staff Representative:

  • Jackie Murray, Director, Admitted Student Advising

Ad hoc members:

  • Terry Warfield, Senior Associate Dean
  • Brian Mayhew, Associate Dean of the Undergraduate Program
  • Joann Peck, Associate Dean of Teaching Innovation and Assessment
  • Enno Siemsen, Associate Dean of the MBA and Masters Programs
  • Karla Zehms, Associate Dean of Doctoral Programs and Research

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

The purpose of this committee is to oversee and improve the curriculum and related aspects of all undergraduate course offerings and programs.

  • Chair: Brian Mayhew
  • Accounting and Information Systems: Willie Choi
  • Finance: Mark Fedenia
  • Management and Human Resources: Ann Terlaak
  • Marketing: Evan Polman
  • Operations and Information Management: Xiaoyang Long
  • Real Estate: Lu Han
  • Risk and Insurance: Justin Sydnor
  • Students:
    • TBD
    • TBD
  • Ex Officio:
    • Jim Franzone
    • Jackie Murray
    • Valerie Jakusz
    • Sachin Tuli
    • Melanie Hoftyzer
    • Michael Enyart
    • Dana Outhouse

Master’s Curriculum Committee

The purpose of this committee is to oversee and improve the curriculum and related aspects of all master’s course offerings and programs.

  • Chair: Enno Siemsen
  • Accounting: Fabio Gaertner
  • Finance: Antonio Mello
  • Management and Human Resources: Hart Posen
  • Marketing: Qing Liu
  • Operations and Information Management: Jordan Tong
  • Real Estate: Abdullah Yavas
  • Risk and Insurance: Daniel Bauer
  • Students:
    • TBD
    • TBD
  • Ex Officio:
    • Leslie Petty
    • Blair Sanford
    • Kristen Fuhremann
    • Cody Baldwin
    • Bess Malson-Huddle
    • Frances Laskey
    • Peggy Smith
    • Brigid Patterson

PhD and Research Committee

The purpose of the PhD and Research Committee is to oversee, assess, and improve the curriculum of the PhD program and to develop and coordinate new strategies for recruiting top PhD students.

  • Chair: Karla Zehms
  • Accounting: Dan Lynch
  • Finance: Dean Corbae
  • Management and Human Resources: Hart Posen
  • Marketing: Craig Thompson
  • Operations and Information Management: Sung Kim
  • Real Estate: Yongheng Deng
  • Risk and Insurance: Peng Shi
  • Students:
    • TBD
    • TBD
  • Ad hoc members:
    • Patrick Stevens
    • Melanie Hoftyzer
    • Michael Enyart

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