University Press Committee

Co-Chairs: Britt Rusert (; Sari Edelstein (





Meetings are being held by Zoom. To attend a meeting, contact the committee chair for the Zoom link.


The University Press Committee shall:

  1. Control the imprint of the Press and approve all of its publications;
  2. Recommend policies concerning the administration and operation of the Press; and
  3. Recommend policies concerning the funding of Press activities.

Its membership shall be:

  1. Eleven Faculty Members or Librarians from the Amherst campus, selected at large;
  2. One Full-Time Faculty Member from the Boston campus, chosen by the Provost;
  3. The Provost or a designee, serving ex officio;
  4. The Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement or a designee, serving ex officio;
  5. The Director of the Press, serving ex officio; and
  6. The Secretary of the Faculty Senate or a designee, serving ex officio, non-voting.

From Chapter 6 Section 4 of the Faculty Senate Bylaws.