Budget and Interdepartmental Relations (BIR)

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

Committee Roster 2020-21


  • Leslie Kurke (Classics/Comp. Lit.) - Chair


  • Andrew Barshay (History)
  • Carlos Bustamante (Chemistry/Physics/MCB)
  • Hannah Ginsborg (Philosophy)
  • Victoria Plaut (Law)
  • George Roderick (ESPM)
  • Nicholas Sitar (CEE)
  • Miguel Villas-Boas (Business)
  • Kristen Whissel (Film & Media)

Ex Officio

  • Ronald C. Cohen (Chemistry/Earth and Planetary Science) – 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.