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Undergraduate Studies Advisory Committee (UGSAC)

2020-2021 Membership

Brent L. Iverson, Ex Officio
Dean, School of Undergraduate Studies

Lori Holleran Steiker, Ex Officio
Associate Dean, School of Undergraduate Studies
Director, UGS Instruction, Engagement and Wellness

Associate and Assistant Deans from six colleges with largest undergraduate enrollment

  • Cassandre Alvarado – Moody College of Communication
  • John Turci-Escobar – College of Fine Arts
  • Steve Hoelscher and Mia Carter – College of Liberal Arts (Only one member may vote in a single meeting)
  • David Vanden Bout – College of Natural Sciences
  • Douglas Morrice – McCombs School of Business
  • Gerald Speitel – Cockrell School of Engineering

Associate Dean representation from smaller colleges

  • Ana Todd – School of Nursing

Members of the Faculty

  • Reneé Acosta – Pharmacy
  • Ruth Buskirk – Biology
  • Brian Korgel – Chemical Engineering
  • Yolanda Padilla – Social Work
  • Soo Young Rieh – Information
  • Elizabeth Scala – English

Faculty Council Representative/Liaison with Educational Policy Committee

  • Lorenzo Sadun – Mathematics


  • Alcess Nonot – Senate of College Councils
  • Anagha Kikkeri – Student Government


View past UGSAC membership lists.