Faculty Roles in Emeritus College

Faculty roles in the Emeritus College include representing the Emeritus College on the Faculty Senate/Faculty Council, as well as serving on the Executive and other Emeritus College Committees.

University Committees

Members of the Emeritus College continue to participate in faculty governance by serving three-year terms as members of the University Senate, the University Senate Fringe Benefits Committee, and the Faculty Life Course Committee of the Faculty Council.

Peter Seibel

Peter Seibel MD, Professor Emeritus, Anesthesiology, University Senate Fringe Benefit Committee.

Jeffrey Lichtman MD

Jeffery Lichtman MD, Professor Emeritus, Radiology, University Senate and Faculty Life Committee.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of 12 members including committee chairs and representatives from the major units of Emory University, Candler School of Theology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Goizueta Business School, Laney Graduate School, the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Oxford College, Rollins School of Public Health, the School of Law, and the School of Medicine. The Executive Committee meets several times a year and provides advice and guidance to the Director in the administration of programs and activities.

Current members of the Executive Committee include:

  • Ron Gould PhD, Goodrich C. White Professor Emeritus
  • Glenn Kellum, Senior Associate Vice President, Retired
  • Mike Kutner PhD, Professor, Biostatistics
  • Marilynne McKay MD, Professor of Dermatology Emerita
  • Helen O’Shea PhD, RN, Professor of Nursing Emerita
  • Denise Raynor, School of Medicine
  • Jagdish Sheth PhD, Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing
  • Holly York PhD, Senior Lecturer of French Emerita

Emeritus College Committees

Awards and Honors Committee

Oversees the selection of recipients for various awards, clarifies the requirements for various awards and honors, and solicits nominations for awards and honors.

Mind Matters Committee

Oversees all programming that furthers matters of the mind. This committee, with the help of others recruited from the Emeritus College membership, select and schedule speakers for the Lunch Colloquiums, support the development of Interdisciplinary Seminars, celebrate emeriti achievement in the arts, and select the Sheth Distinguished Lecturer each year.

Retirement Mentoring Committee

Sponsors the Faculty Retirement Mentoring Program and helps to match trained mentors with faculty members considering retirement.