Board Representatives

Dean, faculty and student representatives to Syracuse University's Board of Trustees provide an important link to the University's faculty and student bodies.

Dean Representative

Michael S. Tick
Michael S. Tick
Michael Tick, dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, who is also a professor of drama, came to Syracuse University in 2016 after serving six years as dean of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Kentucky and 11 years as the chair of the Department of Theatre at Louisiana State University.
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Faculty Representative

Jamie Winders Jamie Winders
Jamie Winders, professor of geography in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, is best known for her interdisciplinary engagement with timely topics, from international migration to emerging technologies. She is editor-in-chief of the International Migration Review and associate editor of cultural geographies.
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Graduate Student Representative

Grad Rep Mirjavad Hashemi
Mirjavad Hashemi is a Ph.D. candidate in the electrical engineering program in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. He is the Graduate Student Organization president for the 2020-21 academic year.
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Undergraduate Student Representatives

Undergrad Rep 1

Justine C. Hastings
Hastings is studying English in the College of Arts and Sciences and secondary English education in the School of Education. Hastings, who is from Brooklyn, New York, was elected president of the Student Association for the 2020-21 academic year.
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UnderGrad Rep 2 Patrick F. Penfield
School of Management. He is the executive vice president of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and has been the financial manager of the People's Place café in Hendricks Chapel for three years.
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