The Commission

The Commission comprises up to twenty-nine persons elected by the member colleges and universities for no more than two consecutive three-year terms. At least one in seven Commissioners is a representative of the public interest, with the remainder being faculty and senior administrators from member institutions. Following is a list of current Commissioners, the end dates of their elected terms, and their titles and institutional affiliations. Further information about the Commissioners is available upon request.

Angel, David P. Chair, (2018), President, Clark University, Worcester, MA
Ardinger, Kassandra S. (2020), Trustee Member, Concord, NH
Bowman, G. Timothy (2018), Executive Dean for Administration, SEAS, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Carey, Russell (2020), Executive Vice President for Planning and Policy, Brown University, Providence, RI
Cesareo, Francesco C. (2020), President, Assumption College, Worcester, MA
Cevallos, F. Javier (2020), President, Framingham State University, Framingham, MA
Daniels, Rick (2020), Public Member, Cohasset, MA
DeHayes, Donald H. (2020), Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Dumay, Harry E. (2019), President, College of Our Lady of the Elms, Chicopee, MA
Dwyer, Thomas L. G. (2018), Provost, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI
Edwards, Thomas S. (2020), Provost, Thomas College, Waterville, ME
Eddinger, Pam Y. (2020), President, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA
Gabranski, John F. (2018), Public Member, Haydenville, MA
Godley, Jeffrey R. (2019), Public Member, Groton, CT
Goff-Crews, Kimberly M. (2020), Secretary and Vice President for Student Life, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Greene, Thomas Christopher (2020), President, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT
Howard, Martin J. (2020), Senior Vice President, CFO and Treasurer, Boston University, Boston, MA
Huard, Susan D. (2020), President, Manchester Community College, Manchester, NH
Muncaster, Karen L. (2018), Vice President for the Rabb School of Continuing Studies, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Ortiz, Christine (2018), Professor of Materials Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Oxman, Jon S. (2018), Public Member, Auburn, ME
Pantalone, Coleen C. (2019), Associate Professor of Finance, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Pura, Robert L. (2018), President, Greenfield Community College, Greenfield, MA
Quigley, David Vice Chair,(2021), Provost and Dean of Faculties, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Sfeir, Abdallah A. (2021), Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon
Shanley, Rev. Brian J., O.P. (2018), President, Providence College, Providence, RI
Silver, Mariko (2019), President, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
Solomon, Jeffrey S. (2020), Executive Vice President/CFO, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
Tetler, George W. (2019), Public Member, Worcester, MA

 Biographical statements for Commissioners are available upon request to


Baker, Eleanor (2021), Public Member, Falmouth, ME
Bergeron, Katherine (2021), President, Connecticut College, New London, CT
Ebb, Peter (2021), Trustee Member, Boston, MA
Foster, Kathryn A. (2021), President, University of Maine Farmington, Farmington, ME
Fowler, Gregory W. (2021), Chief Academic Officer/Vice President for Academic Affairs for the College of Online and Continuing Education, Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH
Hsu, Lily S. (2021), Provost, Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI
Kennedy, Ellen L. (2021), President, Berkshire Community College, Pittsfield, MA
Steinberg, Neil D. (2021), Public Member, Providence, RI
Sweeney, John M. (2021), Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Providence College, Providence, RI