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University Resources Policy

Architectural and Landscape Design and Planning

Master Planning: Periodically review the master plan including land use, facility location, access, circulation systems, transportation, outdoor space, and utility systems. Periodically review plans for proposed new facilities for conformance to the master plan. Evaluate and recommend changes to the master plan. Provide guidance to the vice president for physical facilities on the physical master plan as it affects the academic mission of the University and the quality of life for students, faculty, and staff. 2) Design Criteria: Review general design criteria; evaluate and suggest alternatives where appropriate. Advise the vice president for physical facilities on matters of building and landscape design concerns from the user’s viewpoint. Periodically review overall campus appearance and make recommendations for improvements. Communicate the results of reviews and recommendations to other University committees including the Parking and Traffic Committee. 3) Special Advice: Assist the vice president for physical facilities on providing appropriate information on the Development Office for fund raising projects. Review the biennial capital construction on request for conformance to the academic mission of the University and the master plan. Upon request by the vice president for physical facilities, provide advice on matters relating to architectural and landscape design and planning.

Jose Ramos-Vara (CPB, 2015)
Roberta Schweitzer (NURS, 2015)
Kumares Sinha (CE, 2016)
Jenny Daugherty (TLI, 2016)
Joan Fulton (Ag. Econ., 2017)
Daphene Koch (BCMT, 2017)(CHAIR)
Sean Rotar (HORT, 2017)
David Barbarash (HORT, 2018)
Mimi Arighi (VET, 2019)
Patricia Davies (ME, 2019)
Larry Fusaro (University Architect)

Nate Graber (2016)
Giovanni Malloy (2016)

Budget Interpretation, Evaluation and Review Committee

The Committee shall be charged with continuing to collect and analyze data about Purdue’s revenues and appropriations and to convey information about Purdue's budgetary policies to the Senate. Furthermore, with coordination and consultation with the University Resources Policy Committee, this Committee will work with the fiscal officers of the administration to examine and evaluate budgetary policies.

Pam Aaltonen (Liaison from URPC, 2015)
Larry DeBoer (Nominating Committee Selection, Ag. Econ., CHAIR) 
Christopher Kulesza (Liaison from URPC, 2015)
David Miller (Nominating Committee Selection, PHYS, 2015)
Janice Kritchevsky (Nominating Committee Selection, VCS, 2016)
Ricky Foster (Nominating Committee Selection, ENT, 2017)
Provost Office Liaison- Connie Lapinskas
Office of EVP&F, T Liaison- Melissa Johnson
Office of VPPF Liaison- Jolene King

Library Committee

The committee shall be concerned with planning a long-range program for the University libraries and the schools of the University on current and planned academic and research programs which have library implications. It shall continually evaluate library services, facilities and collections, and shall advise the president concerning policies and administration of the libraries of the University. The committee shall be represented on any ad hoc committees formed to deal with library matters. Where possible, committee faculty members shall also be members of their school library committees.

Susan Britsch (C&I, 2016)
Sylvie M. Brouder (AG, 2018)
Karen Chang (APN, 2018)
Ann Marie Clark (POL SCI, 2017)
David Parrish (VPA, 2016)
Jan Olek (CE, 2016)(CHAIR)
Augie Peter (PVM, 2016)
Megan L. Purcell (HDFS, 2017)
Maria Cristina Santagata (CE, 2018)

Adi Ben Yehoshua (2016) 

Graduate Student:
Amber Nickell (2016)

Business Office Liaison:
Kristi Hartwick

Dean of Libraries:

James L. Mullins

Parking and Traffic

The committee shall make a continuing systematic review of parking and traffic needs and possible solutions in the light of the University growth, faculty and student needs, and campus beautification, including regulations for the control of parked vehicles and traffic flow. It shall recommend policies for parking and traffic movement. It shall advise the president on plans and regulations for parking and traffic movement.

Curtis Ashendel (Medicinal Chem & Molecular Pharmacology, 2018)
Patricia Davies (ME, 2016)
Jeffrey Haddad (H&K, 2017)
Andrew Hirsch (Physics, 2016)(CHAIR)
Jonathan Neal ( Entomology, 2018)
Thelma Snuggs (CSR, 2015)
TBD (2016)
Graduate Students:
Heng Wu (2016)
Administrative Staff:
Holly Alexander
Brian Auffart
Philip Cederquist/Art Anderson-Alt (CSSAC)
Capt. Eric Chin
Kelly J. Delp (APSAC)
Jerry Day
Jon Fricker
Shianne Holsclaw (Secretary)
Kyla Houston
Mary King
Jim Knapp
Alan Leonard
Donya Lester
Janessa Martin
Dan Mason
Cheryl Purefoy
Tom Robertson
Janet Sanders
Carol Shelby
Jeff Stefancic
Cheri Thomas
Retirees Liaison:
Lanny Wilson
Ex officio:
J. Michael Piggott
John Metzinger

Staff Appeal Board for Traffic Regulations

Members of the board should become thoroughly familiar with the Motor Vehicle, Bicycle, and Traffic Regulations at Purdue University. The board shall hear and determine all appeals made to it by staff members on charges of violations of the regulations cited.

Nicoletta Adamo-Villani (CMT, 2016)
Nickie Baird (VCS, 2016)
Cinthia (Cindy) Bozich-Keith (NURS, 2016)
Roy Dejoie (KRAN, 2016)
Hazar Dib (BCMT, 2016)(Committee CHAIR)
Douglas Keith (CMT, 2016)
Brian Leung (ENGL, 2016)
Muhsin Menekse (ARMS, 2016)
John A. Nyenhuis (ECE, 2016)

R. Allen Bol (CSSAC, 2016)

Sustainability Committee

The purpose of the committee shall be to set five-year goals to advance the sustainability of the university, guided by Purdue University’s Sustainability Strategic Plan including but not limited to reducing overall energy consumption and transitioning to greater utilization of clean and renewable sources of energy, determine measurable objectives for achieving these goals, and evaluate progress in meeting the objectives.

Faculty Members Appointed by URPC:

PSG Student Members:
Jacob Goedde (2016) 
Hannah McAughan (2016) 
Sara Morrison (2016) 
Eric Scott (2016) 

PGSG Student Member:
Kirti Chintalapudi

CSSAC Member:
Teresa Greenwalt (IT, 2018)

APSAC Member:
Mary Ann Prah

Regional Campus Faculty Members:
IPFW- Bob Barrett
PNC- Derek Bjonback
PCal- David Kozel

Regional Campus Student Members:
IPFW- Vanessa Ray
IPFW- Afrid Sarker(observer only, not a voting member)
PNC- Jon Wilhelm
PCal- Rebecca Notebloom

Nominating Committee Appointments:
Dulcy Abraham (CIV ENGR, 2018)
Jonathan Day(Hotel and Tourism Management, 2018)
Otto Doering (AG ECON, 2016)
Stephen Elliott (TLI, 2016)
Sanford Fleeter (MECH ENGR, 2017)
Michael Gunderson (AG ECON, 2018)
Steve Hallett ( Horticulture & Landscape Architecture, 2018)
Inez Hua (CIV ENGR, 2017)
Matthew Lister (PHYS, 2018)
Abdelfattah Nour (BMS, 2017)
Vilas Pol (Chemical ENGR, 2018)
Jane Yatcilla (Libraries, 2016) CHAIR

Visual Arts

The committee shall study, promote, and foster in cooperation with appropriate academic departments and/or campus organizations, means of stimulating a heightened cultural atmosphere on campus through the visual arts. It shall plan and develop a program of acquisition, maintenance, and display of arts and artifacts for the University that will create an atmosphere in which aesthetic appreciation of diverse kinds will be fostered among students, staff, and citizenry.

Jasmine Begeske (ED ST, 2017)
TJ Boisseau (Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program CLA, 2018)
Magesh Chandramouli (CITG, PCal, 2015)
Thomas Eismin (AT, 2015 INTERIM CHAIR)
Esteban Garcia (CGT, 2018)
David Hovde (LIBR, 2016)
Russell Jones (VPA, 2017)
Claudia Mornout (SLHS, 2017)
Karla Ross (NURS, 2017)
Richard Schweickert (Psychology, 2015)
Daniel Szymanski (Agronomy, 2015) 
Sigrid Zahner (VPA, 2016)

TBD (2016)
Other Members:
Harry Bulow (VPA)
Marian Delp (Lending Collection)
K. Roswarski (Fac. Planning)
Anthony Cawdron (President's Office)