Budget and Interdepartmental Relations (BIR)

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

Committee Roster 2017-18


  • Michael Lucey (French/Comp Lit) - Chair


  • Gary Firestone (MCB)
  • Kris Gutierrez (Education)
  • Victoria Kahn (Comp Lit/English), 1 year
  • Roya Maboudian (Chem Engineering)
  • Raka Ray (Sociology)
  • Rhonda Righter (IEOR)
  • Chris Shannon (Economics/Math)
  • Mary Ann Smart (Music/Italian Studies)

Ex Officio

  • Lisa Alvarez-Cohen (CEE) - 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.