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COVID-19 Planning Group

The College's COVID-19 Planning Group comprises a subset of the President's Staff and Dr. Peter Axelrod, the infectious disease expert with whom the College has partnered to help inform decision-making related to COVID-19. The Planning Group regularly consults with other members of the college community on COVID-related issues as appropriate.

Members include:   

  • Dr. Peter Axelrod, Chair of Infection Control Committees of Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology.
  • Greg Brown, Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Catherine Geddis, Interim Vice President for Human Resources
  • Andy Hirsch, Vice President for Communications and Acting Chief of Staff
  • Sharmaine LaMar, General Counsel
  • Pam Shropshire, Special Assistant for Presidential Initiatives
  • Valerie Smith, President
  • Jim Terhune, Vice President of Student Affairs
  • Sarah Willie-LeBreton, Provost and Dean of the Faculty