Instruction Planning: COVID-19 Recovery

Spring 2022 Instruction Resources:

Committee Overview

The Instruction Planning committee’s objective is to consider guidance and recommendations about academic policies and instructional strategies, in response to the changing conditions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. In partnership with the Academic Senate, the Division of Undergraduate Education, the Graduate Division and many other divisions and offices, the committee has developed plans for instructional activities in remote, in-person, and flexible modes spanning the fall 2020, spring 2021 and fall 2021 semesters. 

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  • Cathy Koshland, Interim Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost (Co-Chair)
  • Oliver O'Reilly, Interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (Co-Chair)
  • Andrea Lambert, Chief of Staff, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
  • Jennifer Johnson-Hanks, Chair, Academic Senate
  • Kristine Lee Wilby, Academic Affairs Manager, Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost (Staff to the Committee)
  • Lisa Alvarez-Cohen, Vice Provost for Academic Planning
  • Lisa Garcia Bedolla, Vice Provost and Dean, Graduate Studies and Graduate Division
  • Patrick Holmes, Internal Campus Communications
  • Rebecca Sablo,Assistant Dean of Administration and Finance, College of Letters & Sceince
  • Rhiannon LewisProject Manager/Analyst, Office of the VCUE (Staff to the Committee)
  • Ron Cohen,Chair, Academic Senate
  • Seamus Wilmot, Director of Parking and Transportation
  • Sharon Inkelas, Associate Vice Provost for the Faculty and Interim Vice Chancellor for Equity and Inclusion
  • Shawna Dark, Chief Academic Technology Officer and Executive Director of Research, Teaching, and Learning
  • TBD, Deputy Campus Counsel
  • Walter Wong, University Registrar