University of Vermont

Board of Trustees

Educational Policy and Institutional Resources Committee

Educational Policy and
Institutional Resources Committee

The Committee shall have responsibility for overseeing the development and status of strategic, long-range University programmatic and resource use plans and related plan objectives.

The Committee shall oversee matters relating to educational policies and programs, including student enrollment; the quality of student and campus life; accreditation, academic programs; research and scholarship, instructional, and service activities; faculty affairs.

The Committee shall further monitor the alignment of University Foundation fundraising goals and objectives to institutional strategic priorities. 

The Committee shall oversee strategic planning relating to diversity and promote the achievement of diversity goals across a broad spectrum of University programs and activities.

The Committee shall oversee matters relating to the procurement, use, quality, condition, and disposition of the University’s buildings and other facilities, and its assets, infrastructure, technologies, and other institutional resources.

The Committee will exercise its charge in a manner consistent with University governance, including the Board’s reserved rights and delegations of authority.


Carolyn Dwyer (chair)
Cynthia Barnhart (vice chair)
Suresh Garimella (ex-officio)
John Bartholomew
Otto Berkes
Frank Cioffi
Johannah Donovan
Jodi Goldstein
David Gringeri
Curt McCormack
Carol Ode
Shap Smith
Samuel Young

Chris Burns (faculty)
Laura Almstead (faculty)
Mary Cushman (faculty)
Wolfgang Mieder (foundation)
Susan Wertheimer (alumni)
Amanda McIntire (staff)
Sarah Heath (staff)
Jamie Benson (student)
Ethan Foley (student)
Kenna Rewcastle (graduate student)
Berke Tinaz (graduate student)

Link to Former Honorary Degree Work Group

Agendas & Approved Minutes

January 31  

October 25
May 17
February 1

October 26
May 18
April 9
February 2

October 20
May 19
February 3
February 3*
* Joint Meeting with the Budget, Finance & Investment Committee

October 21
May 20
March 14
February 5

October 2
May 15
February 6

October 17
May 16
February 7

October 25
May 17
February 8

November 7-8
May 18
February 3

October 21
May 20
February 4

October 29
May 21
February 5

October 23
May 15
February 6

December 5
September 4
May 16
February 22

November 30
September 7
July 26
May 18
February 9

November 10

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