College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

College Committee on Appointments, Promotion and Tenure (CCAPT)

Committee Organization

  • Dean's Office Liaison: Ben Eggleston, Associate Dean for Administrative Affairs,
  • Administrative Support: Jill Mignacca, Administrative Affairs Coordinator,


According to the Bylaws of the College Assembly » (Article VII.B.3), the College Committee on Appointments, Promotion and Tenure (CCAPT) shall:

  1. Consider all recommendations for advancement in academic rank and granting of continuous tenure for members of the College faculty. The recommendations along with those of the dean shall be reported to the University Committee on Promotion and Tenure and shall remain otherwise confidential.
  2. Address itself to matters of policy pertaining to faculty rank and status and report its recommendations to the dean.
  3. Advise the dean on recommendations for all initial appointments at the professor or associate professor level, and other appointments conferring tenure.

Membership     (last updated September 18, 2019)

Name Department Division Term Ends
(Spring of …)
Wai-Lun Chan Physics & Astronomy Natural Sciences & Mathematics 2022
Dietrich Earnhart* Economics International & Interdisciplinary Studies 2021
Vincent Francisco* Applied Behavioral Science International & Interdisciplinary Studies 2021
Omri Gillath§ Psychology Social & Behavioral Sciences 2020
Matthew Jacobson Film & Media Studies School of the Arts 2022
Michael Krueger Visual Art School of the Arts 2020
Devon Mihesuah Humanities Humanities 2020
Anna Neill, English Humanities 2021
Alison Olcott Geology Natural Sciences & Mathematics 2021
Gary Reich Political Science Social & Behavioral Sciences 2022
Atanas Stefanov Mathematics Natural Sciences & Mathematics 2021
John Symons Philosophy Humanities 2022
Dave Tell Communication Studies Social & Behavioral Sciences 2020
Luciano Tosta Spanish & Portuguese Humanities 2020
Jie Zhang Linguistics Social & Behavioral Sciences 2021

* This committee member is representing a division other than that of his home department.

on leave from the committee in the Fall 2019 semester

on leave from the committee in the Spring 2020 semester

§ serving as an alternate for the Fall 2019 semester