Committee on Policy

The Committee on Policy (COP) approves non-educational, university-level policies.

COP is staffed by the Office of the Provost. Staff from the provost’s office are responsible for facilitating the policy development process and cataloging university-level policies on the Policy on Policies website. For assistance or additional information related to the policy development process, please email us at

Committee on Policy Members

Members of the Committee include:

  • Caryn Bills, Associate Chancellor and Director, Office for Access and Equity
  • Karen Colley, Dean, Graduate College
  • Linda Deanna, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
  • Michael Ginsburg, Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
  • Jodi Joyce, Associate Vice Chancellor for Quality, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs
  • Patricia Pfister, Associate Director, Sponsored Projects, Office of Research Services
  • Renee Taylor, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs