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Committees

General Committees

Academic Financial Leadership Group

Purpose: Information sharing, feedback on new proposals and initiatives and identification of issues to be resolved to make Duke processes more effective and efficient

Membership:  The chief financial officers of all the schools of the university as well as major academic support units

Meeting Frequency: Biweekly during the academic year  

Agenda Officer:  Kimberley A. Harris (kimberley.harris@duke.edu)

Administrative Contact: Amanda Zarate (amanda.zarate@duke.edu)

Academic Space Planning Working Group

Purpose: Information sharing, space allocation planning and mutual problem solving

Membership:  Deans, associate deans and space planners from several of the schools  

Meeting Frequency: Once a semester in plenary and monthly in subcommittees devoted to arts/humanities/social sciences and science/engineering space planning issues 

Agenda Officer: Pat Hull (pat.hull@duke.edu)

Administrative Contact: Amanda Zarate (amanda.zarate@duke.edu)

Global Administrative Support Steering Committee

Purpose: Information sharing, identification and resolution of administrative bottlenecks, risk assessment and new project planning

Membership:  Vice presidents, vice provosts and senior staff

Meeting Frequency: Monthly

Agenda Officer: Brendan Murphy (brendan.j.murphy@duke.edu)

Administrative Contact: Amanda Zarate (amanda.zarate@duke.edu)

Scholars@Duke Steering Committee

Purpose: Information sharing, strategy planning and priority setting for enhancements

Membership:  Faculty affairs representatives from each of the schools and IT representatives charged with developing, maintaining and improving the Scholars@Duke website and tool set

Meeting Frequency: Every other month

Agenda Officer: Julia Trimmer (julia.trimmer@duke.edu)

Administrative Contact: Amanda Zarate (amanda.zarate@duke.edu)

SISS Management Group

Purpose: Planning, priority setting and problem resolution

Membership:  Functional and technical leaders responsible for Duke’s PeopleSoft Student Administration implementation (ACES and STORM) and related tools

Meeting Frequency: Biweekly

Agenda Officer:  Kathy Bader (kathy.bader@duke.edu)

Administrative Contact: Amanda Zarate (amanda.zarate@duke.edu)

Budget and Finance Committees

Academic Business Managers

Purpose: Information sharing, university-wide updates on policies, procedures and initiatives

Membership:  School and unit financial managers

Meeting Frequency: Third Thursday of every month during the academic year

Administrative Contact: Tracy McNeil (tracy.mcneil@duke.edu)

Budget Working Group

Purpose: Budget strategy and policy development, Board of Trustee Business and Finance Committee agenda planning, priority setting and problem-solving

Membership:  Provost and Executive Vice President and senior finance staff

Meeting Frequency: Weekly during the academic year

Agenda Officer: Jim Roberts (james.roberts@duke.edu)

Administrative Contact: Amanda Zarate (amanda.zarate@duke.edu)

Human Resources Committees

PAMC HR Payroll Group

Purpose:  Information sharing, university-wide updates on HR policies, procedures and initiatives

Membership:  HR officers from campus schools and large academic support units

Meeting Frequency:  Monthly

Agenda Officer:  Gwendolyn Purnell (gwendolyn.purnell@duke.edu)

Administrative Contact: Gwendolyn Purnell (gwendolyn.purnell@duke.edu)

PAS Emergency Management

Purpose:  Information sharing, university-wide updates on emergency management policies, procedures and initiatives

Membership:  Designated representatives from Provost's Academic Support units

Meeting Frequency:  Annually

Agenda Officer:  Kimberley Harris (kimberley.harris@duke.edu)

Administrative Contact:  Amanda Zarate (amanda.zarate@duke.edu)

dFac Advisory Group

Purpose:  Information sharing, university-wide updates on faculty records policies, procedures and initiatives.

Membership:  Primary faculty affairs/records representatives from campus schools

Meeting Frequency:  Quarterly

Agenda Officer:  Dale LaPointe (dale.lapointe@duke.edu)

Administrative Contact:  Dale LaPointe (dale.lapointe@duke.edu)

Duke Kunshan University Support Unit Committees

China Operations Group

Purpose: Information sharing, identification and resolution of administrative bottlenecks, risk assessment and new project planning

Membership:  Vice presidents, vice provosts and senior staff

Meeting Frequency: Biweekly

Agenda Officer:  Julie Barker (julie.barker@duke.edu)

Administrative Contact: Amanda Zarate (amanda.zarate@duke.edu)