Announcing new College of Health Implementation Task Force

Dear Cal State East Bay colleagues,

I am writing today to formally launch and to provide you with details on our new College of Health Implementation Task Force.

In response to the Review the College of Health Feasibility Task Force Report, this Task Force is established to develop a plan for reconfiguring the departments of Kinesiology, Nursing, Public Health, Social Work, and Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, and any other relevant departments or programs, into a new COH. The earliest this change will take place would be fall semester 2024.

Detailed Task force charge here.

I am grateful to the following individuals who have agreed to serve:

Task Force Members

  • Adrian Ayllons, Student
  • Paul Carpenter, Kinesiology
  • Elena Dukhovny, Speech Language and Hearing Science
  • Lara Dungan, Academic Programs and Services
  • Monika Eckfield, Nursing
  • Suzanne Espinoza; Co-chair, Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
  • Rafael Hernandez, Academic Resources and Planning
  • Balvinder Kumar, Office of the President
  • Winnie Kwofie, Facilities Development and Operation
  • Gene Lim, ITS Technology Development
  • Arnab Mukerjea, Public Health
  • Wendy Ng, College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • Jen Ripley, University Advancement
  • Gangaram Singh, College of Business and Economics
  • Jason Singley; Co-chair, College of Science
  • Sarah Taylor, Social Work
  • John Wenzler, Library
  • Robert Williams, College of Education and Allied Studies
  • Vanessa Yingling, Kinesiology

There will be opportunities during the semester for the broader campus community to provide input into this process. Please look for future messages about the progress of this group.

With warm regards,

Cathy Sandeen

Jan. 25, 2023