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Committee Service

April 20, 2015 – Professor Jane Kirtley served as a juror for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary.  Information about her and the other jurors is available online at:http://www.pulitzer.org/jurors/2015-Commentary.   This year’s award went to Lisa Falkenbergof theHouston Chronicle.  Information about Falkenberg and her article is available online at: http://www.pulitzer.org/citation/2015-Commentary.

Member, College of Liberal Arts Promotion and Tenure Committee (Appointed by Dean Parente for a three-year term beginning Fall 2012.)

Chair, Standard 8 Committee (Re-Accreditation, 2010-2012).

Member, Undergraduate Affairs Committee (Fall 2010 to present).

Member, Diversity Committee (Fall 2011 to present).

Memer, CLA Promotion and Tenure Committee (Fall 2012 to present).

Member of subcommittees on plagiarism and fabrication and WEC.

Admissions Committee, Spring 2012.

Chair, School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) Faculty Merit Review Committee (Spring 2010 through Spring 2011).

Board Member, National Scholastic Press Association (through October 2011)

Member, Carnegie "Journalism Schools as News Providers" Media Law Task Force. More information is available online at http://jschoollegal.org/2012/01/27/journalism-schools-as-news-providers/.

Member, Ad Hoc Faculty Committee based at the Law School to develop proposed Pilot Project for cameras in state trial courts for Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee.

Chair, Distinguished Women Scholars Award Review Committee, 2009.

Member, Distinguished Women Scholars Award Review Committee, 2007-2008.

Member, College of Liberal Arts Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2007-2009.

Chair, Joint Degree Program Committee (to establish a joint degree program with the University of Minnesota Law School), 2007-2008.

Member, Graduate Affairs Committee, SJMC, 2004-present

Chair, Open Rank Search Committee, 2004-2006

Graduate Affairs Committee

Self-Study Standard 5 and Standard 8 Committees, 2005-2006

Undergraduate curriculum revision committee

Undergraduate affairs committee

Mithun Chair search committee

Celebrating Campaign Minnesota - traveled to Phoenix at the request of University of Minnesota President Mark Yudof, for event honoring donors on March 4, 2001.

Celebrating Campaign Minnesota - traveled to Naples, Fla., at the request of University of Minnesota President Mark Yudof, for event honoring donors on January 13, 2001.

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