Updated July 2020


This Committee shall, but without limitation: assure compliance by the University with the spirit and intent of the Acts of Congress; consider and recommend policies regarding the national mission; evaluate national mission, academic, research and service programs in concept, in process and in terms of their national impact on deaf and hard of hearing Pre-College students; consider and recommend policies related to the educational and residential programs of the Kendall Demonstration Elementary School and Model Secondary School for the Deaf; consider and recommend policies regarding employment conditions for teachers in those programs.


This Committee has the following authority:

  • Reports to the Board of Trustees


Name Title / Role
Ms. Claire Bugen Chair
VACANT  Vice Chair
Dr. Philip Kerstetter Member
Ms. Wilma Newhoudt-Druchen Member
Ms. Marianne Belsky Clerc Center Chief Academic Officer 
Ms. Nicole Sutliffe Clerc Center Chief Administrative Officer 
Mr. Seth Bravin Ex Officio
Ms Roberta Cordano, J.D. Ex Officio