Trustee Committees

Much of the work of the Board of Trustees is accomplished through its standing committees, which serve in an advisory capacity. Committees are chaired by trustees; a senior officer of the University serves as the administrative liaison. Members of the Board are appointed to serve on these committees, sometimes with representatives from faculty, staff and students who are considered affiliate (non-voting) members.

Academic Affairs Committee

Responsible for oversight of the academic and research areas of the University and for recommending appropriate standards and policies.

Chair: Margaret A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D.
Administrative Liaison: Paul H. Benson, Ph.D.

Members: Bro. Dennis R. Bautista, S.M., Ph.D., Rayford Blakeney, John R. Beran, Bro. Timothy Driscoll, S.M., Rev. James F. Fitz, S.M., Bro. Francisco T. Gonzalez, S.M., M.D., Thomas A. Holton, Denise E. Palmer, Debra Plousha Moore, Mary Jo Scalzo, Ph.D. 

Athletics Committee

Responsible for reviewing the strategic issues of the Athletic Division.

Chair: Lawrence W. Woerner
Administrative Liaison: Neil G. Sullivan

Members: Catherine V. Babington, Thomas L. Cronin Jr., Kevin M. Crotty, Bro. Thomas F. Giardino, S.M., Joseph R. Hinrichs,  Jenell R. Ross, Joseph L. Weidenbach 

Audit Committee

Responsible for the audit of University financial statements and the work of the external and internal auditors.

Chair: Joseph F. Spadaford
Administrative Liaison: Andrew T. Horner

Members: Kevin M. Crotty, Bro. Timothy Driscoll, S.M., Dennis R. Marx, Richard J. Omlor, Denise E. Palmer, Bro. Bernard J. Ploeger, S.M., Ph.D.,  Jenell R. Ross, Mary Jo Scalzo, Ph.D.

Committee on Trustees

Responsible for seeking suitable candidates for Board membership and for assisting in the continuing development of trustees.

Chair: Richard J. Pfleger
Administrative Liaison: Lisa S. Rismiller

Members: Catherine V. Babington, Mary H. Boosalis, Bro. William J. Campbell, S.M., Ed.D., George P. Hanley, Dennis R.  Marx, Debra Plousha Moore, Michael A. Ruffolo

Executive Committee

Directs the Board of Trustees and acts on behalf of the Board between regular meetings.

Chair: David P. Yeager
Administrative Liaison: Eric F. Spina, Ph.D.

Members: Rev. Oscar Vasquez, S.M., Mary H. Boosalis, Margaret A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D., Rev. James F. Fitz, George P. Hanley, Dennis R. Marx, Richard J. Omlor, Richard J. Pfleger, Michael A. Ruffalo, Mary Jo Scalzo, Ph.D.,  Joseph F. Spadaford, Thomas W. Swidarski, Lawrence W. Woerner

Finance/Facilities Committee

Responsible for those areas relating to the University's fiscal operations, as well as maintenance and operational policies and long-term planning review for University facilities.

Chair: Richard J. Omlor
Administrative Liaison: Andrew T. Horner

Members: Bro. William J. Campbell, S.M., Ed.D., George P. Hanley, Larry D. Harris, D. Darlene Gutmann Marlowe, Dennis R. Marx, Bro. Bernard J. Ploeger, S.M., Ph.D., Michael A. Ruffolo, Joseph F. Spadaford, Thomas W. Swidarski, Rev. Oscar Vasquez, S.M. 

Investment Committee

Responsible for the stewardship of the University's monetary and related marketable assets.

Chair: Michael A. Ruffalo
Administrative Liaison: Andrew T. Horner

Members: John R. Beran, Thomas A. Holton, Denise E. Palmer, Bro. Bernard J. Ploeger, S.M., Ph.D., Joseph F. Spadaford, Thomas W. Swidarski, Lawrence W. Woerner, Brent Ahrens (Affiliate)

Research and Scholarship Committee

Responsible for reviewing the strategic and business aspects of research in both the academic departments and the University of Dayton Research Institute.

Chair: Thomas W. Swidarski
Administrative Liaison: John E. Leland, Ph.D., P.E.

Members: Bro. Dennis R. Bautista, S.M., Ph.D., Rayford Blakeney, Margaret A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D., Rev. James F. Fitz, S.M., Thomas A. Holton, Joseph L. Weidenbach

Student Life Committee

Responsible for oversight of all issues of non-academic student life under the administrative responsibility of the division of Student Development.

Chair: Mary Jo Scalzo, Ph.D.
Administrative Liaison: William M. Fischer, J.D.

Members: Bro. Dennis R. Bautista, S.M., Ph.D., Bro. William J. Campbell, S.M., Ed.D., Margaret A. Cavanaugh, Ph.D., Bro. Timothy Driscoll, S.M., Bro. Francisco T. Gonzalez, S.M., M.D., Larry D. Harris, Joseph R. Hinrichs, D. Darlene Gutmann Marlowe, Rev. Oscar Vasquez, S.M., Joseph L. Weidenbach

University Advancement Committee

Responsible for oversight of the advancement of the University through strategic marketing, fundraising, public relations and alumni relations.

Chair: Dennis R. Marx
Administrative Liaison: Jennifer L. Howe

Members: Catherine V. Babington, Rayford Blakeney, Thomas L. Cronin Jr., Kevin M. Crotty, Rev. James F. Fitz, S.M., Bro. Thomas F. Giardino, S.M., George P. Hanley, Richard J. Omlor, Richard J. Pfleger, Debra Plousha Moore, Jenell R. Ross

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