Investment Committee


Committee Roster

Mike Bieker, Arkansas, Chair (mbieker AT uark DOT edu)
Nadine Buckland, West Indies
Susan Doerr, Minnesota
Donna Shear, Nebraska
Erik Smist, Johns Hopkins

Central Office Liaison
Tim Muench


General Objective: Provide oversight to the investment of association’s quasi-endowment fund.

Specific tasks:

  • Review and as necessary update the fund’s Investment Policy; ensure investment selections remain consistent with policy.
  • Receive and review periodic reports from the fund’s investment advisor(s); participate in periodic conference calls with investment advisor(s).
  • Make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding the allocation of fund principal between a prudent reserve and funding for strategic initiatives.
  • Make recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding the use(s) of fund income.
  • Make a summary report on copyright matters and Committee activities to the AAUP Board in time for its November, March, and June meetings.
  • Review your General Objective and Specific Tasks, and recommend changes for next year to the Executive Director.


Committee Reports and Projects

2016–2017 Final Report