NEASC Accreditation

NEASC Faculty Committee

5. Faculty Committee

Summary Standard: The institution develops a faculty that is suited to the fulfillment of the institution’s mission. Faculty qualifications, numbers, and performance are sufficient to accomplish the institution's mission and purposes. Faculty competently offer the institution's academic programs and fulfill those tasks appropriately assigned them.  For detailed standards, please click here.

Committee Co-Chairs:

David Carey, Chair and Associate Professor of History, College of Arts and Sciences

Catherine Fallona, Chair and Associate Professor of Teacher Education, College of Education and Human Development


Teaching and Advising Sub-Committee

Chair: Peter Aicher, Faculty Scholar in General Education, Professor, Modern and Classical Languages and Literature, College of Arts and Sciences

Ray Belicose, Lecturer, School of Social Work, College of Arts and Sciences

Mike Brady, Chair and Professor of Human Resource Development, College of Education and Human Development

Will Kilroy, Professor of Theater, College of Arts and Sciences

Catherine Fallona, Chair and Associate Professor of Teacher Education, College of Education and Human Development

Rob Sanford, Professor of Environmental Science, School of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology


Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Sub-Committee

Chair: Stephen Pelsue, Associate Professor of Immunology & Molecular Biology, School of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology

David Carey, Chair & Associate Professor of History, College of Arts and Sciences

Donna Cassidy, Professor of Art and American and New England Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

David Champlin, Chair and Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

Nancy Gish, Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences

David Harris, Professor, Lewiston-Auburn College

Samantha Langley-Turnbaugh, Associate Vice President for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity

Melody Shank, Associate Professor, Teacher Education, College of Education and Human Development

Judith Spross, Professor of Nursing and Interim Dean, College of Nursing ahd Health Professions; Chair, USM Research Council

W. Douglas Thompson, Chair of Applied Medical Sciences & Professor of Epidemiology, School of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology


Public Service Sub-Committee

Chair: Lisa Morris, Assistant Research Professor, Muskie School of Public Service

Susan Feiner, Professor of Women & Gender Studies and Professor of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences

Susan Fineran, Associate Professor of Social Work, College of Arts and Sciences

Andrea Thompson-McCall, Director, Interfaith Chaplaincy, Office of Community Service and Civic Engagement

Sandy Wachholz, Associate Professor of Criminology, College of Arts and Sciences


Committee Documents 
will be listed and linked as they become available

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This page last updated on June 11, 2010 
For additional information or corrections, please contact Luisa DePrez.