The Educational Policy and Institutional Resources Committee (EPIR) oversees:

  • The development and status of strategic, long-range programmatic and resource use plans and objectives.
  • Matters related to educational policies and programs.
  • Strategic planning related to diversity and the promotion of diversity goals.
  • 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 also monitors the alignment of University Foundation fundraising goals and objectives to institutional strategic priorities.

Trustees and Representatives


Carolyn Dwyer (chair)
Jodi Goldstein (vice chair)
Suresh Garimella (ex-officio)
Cynthia Barnhart
John Bartholomew
Otto Berkes
Frank Cioffi
Johannah Donovan
Stephanie Jerome
Kenny Nguyen
Carol Ode
Kristina Pisanelli
Lucy Rogers
Samuel Young


Evan Eyler (faculty)
Colby Kervick (faculty)
Mary Cushman (faculty)
Cathi Wiebrecht-Searer (foundation)
Susan Wertheimer (alumni)
Amanda McIntire (staff)
Sarah Heath (staff)
Ursula Walczak (student)
Sam Pasqualoni (student)
Miki Beach (graduate student)
Max Cordes Galbraith (graduate student)

Agendas and Approved Minutes

Action items endorsed by the committee and referred for board action are posted on the resolutions page upon approval.


DateAgenda & MaterialsMinutes
May 20, 2022Materials (PDF) 
February 4, 2022Materials (PDF)Minutes (PDF)



DateAgenda & MaterialsMinutes
October 29, 2021Materials (PDF)Minutes (PDF)
June 4, 2021Materials (PDF)Minutes (PDF)
February 5, 2021Materials (PDF)Minutes (PDF)


DateAgenda & MaterialsMinutes
September 25, 2020Materials (PDF)Minutes (PDF)
May 15, 2020Materials (PDF)Minutes (PDF)
January 31, 2020Agenda (PDF)Minutes (PDF)


October 25, 2019Agenda (PDF)Minutes (PDF)
May 17, 2019Agenda (PDF)Minutes (PDF)
February 1, 2019Agenda (PDF)Minutes (PDF)


October 26, 2018Agenda (PDF)Minutes (PDF)
May 18, 2018Agenda (PDF)Minutes (PDF)
April 9, 2018Agenda (PDF)Minutes (PDF)
February 2, 2018Agenda (PDF)Minutes (PDF)