University Curriculum

Purpose:

Reviews for academic integrity the curriculum reports to resolve conflicts to the extent possible; forwards to the Council of Academic Dean for certification of adequacy of funding the costs of program/administrative change to the institution and projected sources of funding; presents recommendations to the Academic Affairs Council regarding action on proposed curriculum changes, i.e., administrative, core curriculum, courses, degree programs; and makes necessary changes in forms to be used in making curriculum reports.

Committee Composition:

The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs makes all appointments from nominations submitted by the academic deans and Director of the Newton Gresham Library. The committee consists of one Associate Dean from each academic college, who serves on the college-level curriculum committee; one faculty member, from each academic college, who serves on the respective departmental curriculum committee (if relevant) and college curriculum committee; one faculty member from the Newton Gresham Library; and ex-officio members to include one staff member for Academic Affairs and one staff member from the Registrar's Office. The Associate Deans, library representative, and ex-officio members serve indefinite terms; the remaining faculty members serve two-year terms with half of the appointments expiring each year.  One faculty member is nominated each year by the University Faculty Senate to serve as chair-elect for the committee, serving the following year as Chair.  The Chair serves a one-year term.  The Chair must have previously on a college or university-level curriculum committee. 

Expectations:

The representatives from the COE Curriculum Committee will represent the College of Education in all relevant University Curriculum Committee matters, and will report back to the COE all relevant discussion and decisions.

Reporting Structure:

The Chair of the committee reports to the Executive Council and the Dean of the College of Education as appropriate.

Member

Representing

Term Begins

Term Ends

Bill Edgington*

C&I

Melinda Miller*

LLSP

Debbie Price

COE

Sandra Stewart

COE

Molly Doughtie

COE

Karin Perry

LS

Holly Weimer

LS

Debbie Morowski

C&I

Jalene Potter

C&I

Salim Sehlaoui

LLSP

Mary Petron

LLSP

Mary Nichter

CE

Yvonne Garza-Chavez

CE

Julie Combs

EL

Forrest Lane

EL