UMass Amherst
Research: Office of the Vice Provost

Updated December 17, 2004


Commission members


Chair Orlando Taylor, VP Research and Dean of Graduate School, Howard University
Rosio Alvarez, Exec. Director/Deputy CIO, Information Technologies, UMass Amherst
Eduardo Bustamante, President, Student Government Association, UMass Amherst
Joyce Bylander, Associate Provost, Campus Academic Life, Dickinson College
Jules Chametzky, Professor Emeritus, English Dept., UMass Amherst
Martha Escobar, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admission, UMass Amherst
Sidonio Ferreira, Assistant Dean, Support Services, UMass Amherst
Ruth Ellen Fitch, President and Chief Exec. Officer, Dimock Community Health Ctr.
Anne Herrington, Chair, Dept. of English, UMass Amherst
Frances Degen Horowitz, President, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Bailey Jackson, Assoc. Professor, School of Education, UMass Amherst
James Arthur Jemison Project Manager, Mass. Port Authority, UMass Amherst Alumnus
Howard Johnson, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Univ. of North Texas
Earl Lewis, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Emory University
Pamela Marsh-Williams, Assoc. Dean, Undergraduate Advising, UMass Amherst
Ernie May, Secretary of the Faculty Senate, Prof. of Music, UMass Amherst
Mathew Ouellett, Assoc. Director, Center for Teaching, UMass Amherst
Robert Ringel, Prof. of Audiology and Speech Sciences, Purdue University
Vanessa Rivera, Asst. Dean for Student Affairs, College of Engineering, UMass Amherst
Uri Strauss, President, Graduate Student Senate, UMass Amherst
Benjamin Swan, 11th Hampden District State Representative (Springfield, MA)
Carlos Vargas-Aburto, Provost and Vice Pres. for Academic Affairs, Central State Univ.
Esther Terry, Ex-Officio, Associate Chancellor for EO&D, UMass Amherst