Dean’s Advisory Committee

The Dean’s Advisory Committee of the College of Arts and Sciences is a committee that serves the Executive Dean. Its mission is to enhance the image, reputation and overall operation and performance of the college by actively advising, advocating, and serving as ambassadors and philanthropic supporters. It further supports the Executive Dean in fostering outstanding research, teaching and outreach and engagement in the liberal arts. 

Committee Members


Tom MurnaneMr. Thomas M. Murnane (Chair)
Co-Founder and Principal, ARC Business Advisors
BS, Marketing, 1970
Agoura Hills, CA



Keith MondaMr. Keith D. Monda (Past Chair)
Retired President and COO, Coach, Inc.
BS, Economics, 1968
Sarasota, Florida



Dr. Carl F.  AsseffCarl Asseff
Retired Ophthalmologist, Advanced Eye Care Centers of Cleveland
BA, Arts-Medicine, 1963
Independence, OH



Howard BielDr. Howard S. Biel
Senior Vice President of Acquisitions & Development, ECHO Realty
MA, Geography, 1971; PhD, Geography, 1976
Washington, DC



Gary BoothDr. Gary Booth
Retired Vice President, Research and Development, Procter & Gamble
PhD, Chemistry, 1965
Cincinnati, OH



Image Coming SoonMr. William Faust
Managing Partner, Ologie
BS, Product Design, 1983; MBA, 1990
Columbus, OH



Barbara FergusMs. Barbara K. Fergus
Owner/Partner, Midwest Auto Group
BS, Business Administration, 1957
Dublin, OH



Sander FlaumMr. Sander A. Flaum
Principal, Flaum Navigators
BA, Psychology, 1958
New York, NY



Steve HabashMr. Stephen J. Habash
Attorney, Perez & Morris LLC
BA, Classics, 1974
Dublin, OH



Tom KatzenmeyerMr. Tom Katzenmeyer
President and CEO, Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC)
MA, Journalism, 1977
Columbus, OH



Jack KindbergMr. Jack L. Kindberg
Former President of Studio Operations and Administration, Sony Pictures Entertainment
BA, Journalism, 1971
Venice, CA



Tally KrummDr. Tally Krumm Jr.
Retired Chair, Inquesta LLC
BA, History, 1966; MA, Journalism, 1974; PhD, Communication, 1978
New Albany, OH



Frank MauceriMr. Frank D. Mauceri
Founder, Smog Veil Records
BA, English, 1987
St. Augustine, FL



Colleen McMahonThe Honorable Colleen McMahon
United States District Judge, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
BA, Political Science, 1973
New York, NY



Jennifer McNallyMs. Jennifer L. McNally
Consultant, McNally Midwest LLC
BA, English, 1992
Columbus, OH



Joe NewhartMr. Joe Newhart
Retired President, ExxonMobil Ventures Mexico
BS, Geology, 1969
Silverthorne, CO



Carter PhillipsMr. Carter G. Phillips
Partner, Sidley Austin LLP
BA, Political Science, 1973
Arlington, VA



David PriceDr. David G. Price
Retired Senior Budget Analyst, State of Ohio
MS, Physics, 1967
Powell, OH



Shawn RamseyMs. Shawn Ramsey
Executive Vice President and Senior Partner, FleishmanHillard
BA, Journalism, 1984
Dallas, TX



Image Coming SoonMr. Erwin Raphael
Chief Operating Officer, Genesis Motor America
BS, Chemistry, 1989
Irvine, CA



Image Coming SoonMs. Gigi Rice
BA, Music Theatre (Performance), 1987
Pacific Palisades, CA



Image Coming SoonDr. Rod Sharp
Partner/Research Director, Gladstone-NYC Partners
New York, NY



Image Coming SoonMs. Linda Thomas Brooks
Interim Managing Director, Connectiv
BA, Journalism, 1985
Midlothian, VA



Image Coming SoonDr. Timothy T. Xia
Partner, Locke Lord
MS, Physics, 1986
Johns Creek, GA