Governing Board

The Collegiate Seminar Governing Board is responsible for shaping the Seminar curriculum, to insure that the program provides students with a solid grounding in the world of ideas as expressed in great texts.

Membership includes faculty from every part of the College, as well as students.

The governing board members are listed below.

  • Peter Alter (School of Education) 2018-2020                     
  • Robert Gorsch (School of Liberal Arts) 2017-2020          
  • Brother Charles Hilken (Brothers) 2018-2020
  • David Arndt (Integral) 2018-2019
  • Steve Tillis (Adjunct) 2018-2019
  • Grete Stenersen (Ex officio:  Critical Perspectives)      Liaison with Critical Perspectives
  • Joseph Zeccardi (Ex officio: Writing Center)            
  • John Ely (School of Liberal Arts) * 2019-2020
  • Charles Hamaker (School of Science) Fall 2019**
  • Saroja Subrahmanyan 
  • (School of School of Economics/Business Administration) 2018-2021
  • Melissa Goan (Student Representative) 2019-2020

*elected, per Senate resolution, spring 2010

** Replaces Elena Escalera fall 2019 (medical leave)

*Replaces Emily Klein (sabbatical) as runner-up for duration of term 2019-2020