University Standing Committees

Textbook Strategy Study Group


Study both the current state and what is changing in the textbook and course content environment and recommend a coordinated, proactive strategy for Michigan Tech which responds to the changing industry and education landscape.

Task Force Activities:

  • Recommendations should be designed to meet the needs of our students and faculty and should be aimed toward academic excellence and cost containment.     

  • Recommendations will be communicated through the Associate Vice President for Administration to be directed to the appropriate University body or official for consideration and/or action.





Reports To:

Vice President for Administration

Committee Members:

  • Adrienne Minerick, Associate Dean, College of Engineering
  • Cayce Will, Director, Office of Information Services
  • Nora Allred, Assistant Director of Scholarly Communications, Van Pelt and Opie Library
  • Joshua Olson, Chief Information Officer, Information Technology
  • Michael Meyer, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Robert Hiltunen, Director, Auxiliary Services
  • Michael Gretz, Professor, Biological Sciences
  • Shane Sullivan, Merchandising Manager, Merchandising Operations
  • Mark Maroste, Associate Director, Auxiliary Services
  • John Beard, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
  • Linda Wanless, Educational Technologist, School of Technology
  • William Lytle, Alumnus, Michigan Technological University
  • Timothy Schulz, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Robert Weidman, Associate Professor, Physics
  • Charles Kerfoot, Professor, Biological Sciences