University Policy Committee Charge

The University Policy Committee is a standing committee comprised of representatives from each major administrative division and the faculty. The committee is charged with the following:

  • Ensuring that policies are aligned with institutional mission, goals, and priorities
  • Ensuring that regular policy development, review, and revision is taking place within each division
  • Ensuring a broad-based and comprehensive review of new policy drafts and policy revisions
  • Coordinating the policy review and approval process per the Policy Development Policy
  • Fostering university-wide communication regarding policy
  • Fostering a university-wide culture of accountability and compliance with established policy by engaging with the university community to raise awareness of university policy.

Each committee member is responsible for facilitating the development, revision, review, and communication of policies within their division.

University Policy Committee Membership


Rebekah Desai, Senior Director of Business Services – Committee Chair

Glenda Ballard, representative for Academic Affairs

Jennifer Beck, representative for Marketing & Communications and Enrollment Management

Cristina Bordin, representative for the Office of the President 

Camelia Ferrua Rotaru, Faculty representative

Carmen Johnson, representative for Finance & Administration

Danny Lorenty, representative for Information Technology

Caroline Morris, representative for Academic Affairs

Justin Sloan, representative for Institutional Effectiveness & Planning

Cheri Sullivan, representative for Advancement

Tom Sullivan, representative for Student Affairs