The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. — Mahatma Gandhi
The Academic Affairs Committee focuses on student academic life. Co-chaired by the Associate Dean of Faculty, this committee comprises distinguished members of the Tisch faculty and the administration. The committee advises the University on any and all matters of academic importance to our students.
Marygrace O'Shea (Chair), Assistant Arts Professor, Undergraduate Film & Television
Karen Shimakawa, Co-Associate Dean of Faculty, Academic Affairs
Robert Cameron, Senior Associate Dean, Student Affairs
Kevin Kuhlke, Arts Professor, Drama
Shinho Lee, Assistant Arts Professor, Dramatic Writing
Robert Power, Associate Arts Professor, Recorded Music
Bill Tunnicliffe, Assistant Arts Professor, Open Arts
Nancy Hechinger, Teacher, ITP
The Budget Policy Advisory Committee advises the Dean on a wide range of important financial topics, from raising revenue for School programming to funding international students. The committee reports at Faculty meetings in conjunction with the Dean, on the state of the School’s budget, and the School’s budget planning.The committee’s prime duty is to become informed about the financial status of the School. Their obligation is to solicit such information, as is necessary, and to present it to the faculty with discretion.
John Tintori, Associate Arts Professor, Graduate Film (Chair)
Fred Carl, Co-Associate Dean of Faculty, Faculty Services
Daniel Goldfarb, Assistant Arts Professor, Dramatic Writing
Charles Pratt, Assistant Arts Professor, Game Design
Julie Sloane, Teacher, Undergraduate Film & Television
Barbara Browning, Associate Professor, Performance Studies
Mo Ogrodnick, Associate Professor, Undergraduate Film & Television
The Faculty Welfare and Governance Committee serves in a consultative capacity to the Dean. Their mission is to represent the interests of all full-time faculty at the school, and to take action on matters having to do with faculty welfare, faculty governance, as well as policies and terms relating to faculty appointments, review and reappointment.
Shawn Van Every, Teacher, Interactive Telecommunications Program (Chair)
Fred Carl, Co-Associate Dean, Office of Faculty
Mary Lambert, Assistant Arts Professor, Undergraduate Film & Television
Maggie Raywood, Associate Arts Professor, Design
Byron Easley, Associate Arts Professor, Undergraduate Drama
Paul Thompson, Associate Professor, Undergraduate Film & Television
Dan Streible, Associate Professor, Cinema Studies
The Discipline Committee resolves complaints of alleged violations of policies and/or community standards by faculty and students. This committee hears cases and advises the Dean on appropriate School responses.
Richard Wesley, Associate Professor, Dramatic Writing
Christina DeHaven, Teacher, Undergraduate Film & Television
Rashaun Mitchell, Assistant Arts Professor, Dance
Peggy Rajski, Associate Arts Professor, Graduate Film
Jim Anderson, Professor, Recorded Music
Erin Mee, Assistant Arts Professor, Drama