The Steering Committee guided the overall vision and strategy of the Strategic Plan. This Committee was responsible for approving the Working Group topics, guiding principles, and charges for the Working Groups. This committee was comprised of scholars from across the university, with Provost Wendland serving as the Chair and Chancellor Martin acting as an ex-officio member.

Committee Chair

Beverly  Wendland

Beverly Wendland

Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs


Committee Members

*Titles reflect status as of March 2021.

Deanna Barch

Deanna Barch

Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences

John Baugh

John Baugh

Margaret Bush Wilson Professor in Arts & Sciences

Heather Corcoran

Heather Corcoran

Halsey C. Ives Professor

Lee Epstein

Lee Epstein

Ethan A. H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor

Alex Evers

Alex Evers

Henry E. Mallinckrodt Professor of Anesthesiology

Debra  Haire-Joshu

Debra Haire-Joshu

Joyce and Chauncy Buchheit Professorship in Public Health

Jonathan Losos

Jonathan Losos

William H. Danforth Distinguished Professor

Xiumin Martin

Xiumin Martin

Professor of Accounting

Erin McGlothlin

Erin McGlothlin

Professor of Germanic Languages & Literature

Rohit Pappu

Rohit Pappu

Edwin H. Murty Professor of Engineering

Bill Powderly

Bill Powderly

J William Campbell Professor of Medicine

Guillermo Rosas

Guillermo Rosas

Professor of Political Science

Peggie Smith

Peggie Smith

Charles F. Nagel Prof. of Employment and Law

Lila Solnica-Krezel

Lila Solnica-Krezel

Alan A and Edith L Wolff Distinguished Professor

Anjan Thakor

Anjan Thakor

John E. Simon Professor of Finance

Adia Wingfield

Adia Wingfield

Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor in Arts & Sciences

Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Chancellor, Ex-officio committee member