Course Management System Advisory Committee


The Course Management System Advisory Committee provides advice and input into policy matters and strategic planning for Vanderbilt's primary course management system (CMS). The committee also reviews and recommends educational technologies related to the CMS and serves as a liaison function to campus constituencies regarding Vanderbilt's CMS.


  • Derek Bruff, director, Center for Teaching, senior lecturer, mathematics, College of Arts and Science; chair;
  • Cliff Anderson, associate university librarian for research and learning, Jean and Alexander Heard Library;
  • Mary Sue Fino-Szumski, director of clinical education, assistant professor, hearing and speech sciences, School of Medicine;
  • Malcolm Getz, director, undergraduate studies, associate professor, economics, College of Arts and Science;
  • Timothy Hanusa, professor, chemistry, College of Arts and Science;
  • Stacey Johnson, assistant director for educational technology, Center for Teaching, senior lecturer of Spanish and Portuguese;
  • Mumin Kurtulus, associate professor of operations management, Owen Graduate School of Management;
  • Gregory Kyle, director, enrollment management operations support, Office of University Enrollment Affairs;
  • Alexis McBride, graduate student, Spanish and Portuguese, College of Arts and Science;
  • Kelly McGill-Barrett, senior relationship manager, Information Technology;
  • Abby Parish, assistant professor of nursing, School of Nursing;
  • Nathalie Porter, academic director, Center for Second Language Studies; senior lecturer, French language and culture, College of Arts and Science;
  • Larry Reeves,  director, Law Library, associate dean and associate professor of law, Law School;
  • Gerald Roth, assistant professor of the practice of computer science, electrical engineering and computer science, School of Engineering;
  • Mavis Schorn, senior associate dean for academics, professor, School of Nursing;
  • Phyllis Sheppard, associate professor of religion, psychology, and culture, chair of the Divinity faculty, Divinity School;
  • John Sloop, associate provost for digital learning, professor of communication studies, Office of the Provost; and
  • Craig Smith, associate dean for undergraduate affairs, associate professor, psychology and human development, Peabody College.