Committees

The Five Colleges of Ohio collaborates through its committees which help inform our priorities, initiate and conduct joint projects, and oversee the project of consortial grants. The Committee Guidelines and Charges outlines the purpose of each committee and the general responsibilities with which they are charged.

Consortial committees include the following:

 

Ohio Five Board

Sarah Bolton, President, College of Wooster (Chair)

Sarah Bolton, President, College of Wooster (Chair)

Adam Weinberg, President, Denison University

Adam Weinberg, President, Denison University

Sean Decatur, President, Kenyon College

Sean Decatur, President, Kenyon College

Carmen Twillie Ambar, President, Oberlin College

Carmen Twillie Ambar, President, Oberlin College

Rock Jones, President, Ohio Wesleyan University

Rock Jones, President, Ohio Wesleyan University

Standing Committees

Kim Coplin, Provost, Denison University (Chair)

Kim Coplin, Provost, Denison University (Chair)

Jeff Bowman, Provost, Kenyon College

Jeff Bowman, Provost, Kenyon College

David Kamitsuka, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Oberlin College

David Kamitsuka, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Oberlin College

Karlyn Crowley, Provost, Ohio Wesleyan University

Karlyn Crowley, Provost, Ohio Wesleyan University

Lisa Perfetti, Provost, College of Wooster

Lisa Perfetti, Provost, College of Wooster

Veerendra Lele, Interim Associate Provost for Diversity, Denison University

Veerendra Lele, Interim Associate Provost for Diversity, Denison University

Ted Mason, Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Kenyon College

Ted Mason, Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Kenyon College

Elizabeth Hamilton, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Oberlin College

Elizabeth Hamilton, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Oberlin College

Dawn Chisebe, Interim Chief Diversity Officer, Ohio Wesleyan University

Dawn Chisebe, Interim Chief Diversity Officer, Ohio Wesleyan University

Ivonne García, Former Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, The College of Wooster

Ivonne García, Former Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, The College of Wooster

Leslie Wingard, Interim Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, The College of Wooster

Leslie Wingard, Interim Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, The College of Wooster

The Deans and Chiefs of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are committed to exploring ways the colleges can help each other develop and advance efforts to cultivate and promote diversity on our campuses in all of its various forms.

Ronald Griggs, Vice President for Library and Information Services, Kenyon College (Chair)

Ronald Griggs, Vice President for Library and Information Services, Kenyon College (Chair)

Dena Speranza, Chief Information Officer, Denison University

Dena Speranza, Chief Information Officer, Denison University

Ben Hockenhull, Chief Information Technology Officer, Oberlin College

Ben Hockenhull, Chief Information Technology Officer, Oberlin College

Brian Rellinger, Associate Provost for Academic Support & Chief Information Officer, Ohio Wesleyan University

Brian Rellinger, Associate Provost for Academic Support & Chief Information Officer, Ohio Wesleyan University

Ellen Falduto, Chief Information and Planning Officer, College of Wooster

Ellen Falduto, Chief Information and Planning Officer, College of Wooster

BethAnn Zambella, Director of Libraries, Denison University

BethAnn Zambella, Director of Libraries, Denison University (Chair)

Amy Badertscher, Associate Vice President for LBIS and Library Director

Amy Badertscher, Associate Vice President for LBIS and Library Director

Valerie Hotchkiss, Director of Libraries, Oberlin College

Valerie Hotchkiss, Director of Libraries, Oberlin College

Dee Peterson, Director of Libraries, Ohio Wesleyan University

Dee Peterson, Director of Libraries, Ohio Wesleyan University

Zack Sharrow, Interim Director, The College of Wooster Libraries

Zack Sharrow, Interim Director, The College of Wooster Libraries

Rebecca Vazquez Skillings, Vice President for Finance and Administration, Oberlin College

Rebecca Vazquez Skillings, Vice President for Finance and Administration, Oberlin College (Chair)

David English, Chief Financial Officer, Denison University

David English, Chief Financial Officer, Denison University

Todd Burson, Vice President for Finance, Kenyon College

Todd Burson, Vice President for Finance, Kenyon College

Ian Smith, Vice President for Facilities, Planning and Sustainability, Kenyon College

Ian Smith, Vice President for Facilities, Planning and Sustainability, Kenyon College

Maura Donahue, Vice President for Finance and Administration, Ohio Wesleyan University

Maura Donahue, Vice President for Finance and Administration, Ohio Wesleyan University

James Prince, Vice President for Business and Finance, College of Wooster

James Prince, Vice President for Business and Finance, College of Wooster

Active Consortial Working Groups

Library Subcommittees

The Five Colleges of Ohio Libraries has four subcommittees and working groups focused on a variety of common interests including digital scholarship, cataloging and metadata, and access services. Membership in these groups changes regularly.

Subcommittees include the following:

  • Access Services Subcommittee
  • Collection Services Subcommittee
  • Curricular Engagement Subcommittee
  • Digital Collaborations Group
  • Digital Stewardship Subcommittee

Active peer groups have established collaborations in environmental health and safety, information technology, library systems and services, and risk management. Current initiatives and recent meetings involve annual dance workshops for students and faculty, diversity in the classroom programs, facilities and physical plant operations, human resources shared contracts and best practices, international education and study away programs, procurement including implementation of a consortial eProcurement system, safety and security coordination, and Title IX compliance.