Academic Affairs Budget Committee

The Academic Affairs Budget Committee reports to the Provost Office.


Receives proposed budgets from the collegiate budget committees, the provost’s academic areas and those portions of student affairs that report through the Provost. It then evaluates the various budget scenarios from a University-wide perspective and recommends appropriate budget action for academic affairs for the Provost and the Executive Budget Committee.


  • Frank Einhellig, Provost, Chair
  • A. M. Baker, Assistant Professor, COE
  • Rachel Besara, Associate Dean, LIBR
  • Dea Borneman, Head of Haseltine Library (Greenwood), LIBR
  • William Boyer, Instructor, DAGR
  • Liza Cobos, Assistant Professor, CNAS
  • Ronald Del Vecchio, Dean, DAGR
  • Elizabeth Foreman, Program Director, CHPA
  • Dana Frederick, Instructor/MO Innovation Academy Director, COB
  • Jacob Gdovin, Assistant Professor, MCHHS
  • Robert Hornberger, Assoc. VP for Enrollment Mgt and Services, Student Affairs
  • David Hough, Dean, COE
  • Tamera Jahnke, Dean, CNAS
  • Day Ligon, Professor, CNAS
  • Julie Masterson, Associate Provost and Dean, Graduate College
  • Victor Matthews, Dean, CHPA
  • David Meinert, Dean, COB
  • Mary J. Pardue, Department Head (MJF), COAL
  • Melissa Penkalski, Assistant Professor, MCHHS
  • Thomas Peters, Dean, LIBR
  • Gregory Rainwater, Budget and Financial Manager, Provost Office
  • Austra Reinis, Professor, CHPA
  • Arbindra Rimal, Professor, DAGR
  • Jennifer Roberts, Assistant Professor, COB
  • Melissa Schotthofer, Clinical Instructor, COE
  • Jake Simmons, Associate Dean, COAL
  • Mark A. Smith, Dean, MCHHS
  • Shawn Wahl, Dean, COAL

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