Budget and Interdepartmental Relations (BIR)

Represents the Division in academic-appointment and promotion matters and in the allocation of resources.

Committee Roster 2018-19


  • Raka Ray (Sociology) - Chair


  • Andrew Barshay (History)
  • Carlos Bustamante (Physics/MCB)
  • Gary Firestone (MCB)
  • Kris Gutierrez (Education)
  • Leslie Kurke (Classics/Comp. Lit.)
  • Rhonda Righter (IEOR)
  • Mary Ann Smart (Music/Italian Studies)
  • Miguel Villas-Boas (Business)

Ex Officio

  • Barbara Spackman (Italian Studies/Comp Lit) - Division Chair (nonvoting)


Meeting Schedule

The committee meets every Thursday throughout the year, and it also meets every Tuesday during the spring. Contact analyst for meeting information.

Annual Report

Please contact the committee analyst for additional reports.