Big Ideas Steering Committee

Duties:

Review, revise and implement Big Ideas Initiative at SDSU; insure timely communication with academic units; design proposal format, rubric and selection process; convene and charge the Selection Committee.

Members:

  • Karen May-Newman, Ph.D., Professor of Mechanical Engineering (ENG), Chair
  • Jessica Barlow, Professor of Speech Language (HHS)
  •  Marva Capello, Professor, Department of Teacher Education (EDU)
  •  Christopher Glembotski, Professor, Department of Biology (SCI)
  •  Jennifer Imazeki, Associate Chief Diversity Officer for Faculty Success (DEI)
  •  Seth Mallios, Professor, Department of Anthropology (CAL)
  • Gregorio Ponce, Dean of SDSU Imperial Valley (IV)
  •  Eric Smigel, Professor of Music, Chair of Arts Alive SDSU Steering Committee (PSFA)
  •  Chamu Sundaramurthy, Professor and Chair, Department of Management   (BUS)
  •  Wil Weston, Head of Collections Management (LIB)

Dr May Newman

 

Big Ideas Selection Committee

Duties:

  • Reviews proposals; distributes and discusses input from all stakeholders; makes selections; advises teams and steering committee

Members:

  • The Big Ideas selection committee will review and discuss all proposals. This committee is comprised of faculty, staff, students, and administrators as well as alumni and donors.