Climate Committee

Responsibilities of the committee

The Climate committee is responsible for developing practices, policies, assessing and improving the research environment in the chemistry department. The committee solicits input from department members and examines practices adopted by other departments within the University of Illinois and beyond, using this information to formulate recommendations to the department's leadership.   The committee draws members from multiple groups for diverse representation, including faculty, postdocs, graduate students and staff. 

2021 committee members

Greg Girolami, chair
Nancy Makri, faculty
Elise McCarren, instructional faculty
Sara Eslami, graduate student
Meredith Rickard, graduate student
Ben Suslick, postdoc