The Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, an advisory body to the Administration on undergraduate curricular issues,
1. reviews and approves all new courses and substantial changes to existing ones (i.e., changes that would require an alteration to the catalog’s course description), especially to ensure that courses do not overlap in content;
2. reviews and approves proposals related to academic programs, including the creation of new programs and the viability of existing ones;
3. reviews and approves curriculum changes proposed by each department;
4. reviews as necessary program assessment plans and collects and reviews data from each department on a three year rotation.
All members have voting privileges.
The Committee elects its chairperson each spring from among its faculty membership.Term:
Faculty – three years with possibility of re-election; no more than two consecutive terms.
Students – one year with possibility of renewal for up to three years.
Core Curriculum Committee members serve on a yearly basis.Meetings:
Meetings are held three times per semester, with additional meetings scheduled as needed.Reports To:
Vice President for Academic AffairsHistory:
03/28/03 - Revision approved by the President of the University as recommended by the Policy Committee of the University
05/23/05 - Title "Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs" changed by the Vice President for Academic Affairs to "Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management"
06/06/05 - Recommended lists from Student Life for the appointment of students to the undergraduate curriculum subcommittees no longer required, per the Vice President for Academic Affairs
02/20/06 - Two new responsibilities were added to the description, as approved by the Vice President for Academic Affairs
03/01/08 - Title change to Vice President for Enrollment Managment
05/06/08 - Tiftle change to Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
07/01/11 - Title changed to Vice President for Academic Affairs
2011- Description revision approved by Vice President for Academic Affairs
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