The Steering Committee was convened in Fall 2017 and meets quarterly to discuss issues facing the emeriti community and propose ideas for emeriti resources and communication.
Emeriti who wish to offer feedback to the committee can email
Past committee membership lists, meeting summaries, and other committee documents can be found at
The 2021-2022 committee membership is being convened and will be posted once available. Immediate past membership (2020-2021) is below:


Kathleen Conzen
Thomas E. Donnelley Professor Emerita of American History, Department of History and the College
Neil Harris
Preston & Sterling Morton Professor Emeritus of US History and Art History, Department of History and the College
Susan Mayer
Professor Emeritus, Harris School of Public Policy and the College
Sam Peltzman
Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Economics, Booth School of Business
Stuart Rice
Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry and the College
Ron Thisted
Professor Emeritus, Departments of Public Health Sciences, Statistics, Anesthesia and Critical Care, and the College
Christina von Nolcken
Associate Professor Emerita, Department of English and the College
Rebecca West
William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Service Professor Emerita, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Department of Cinema and Media Studies, and the College
Mark Zmijewski
Charles T. Horngren Professor of Accounting Emeritus