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University Curriculum Committee

Membership: 23 members- 3 members from among the vice presidents, deans and directors (or comparable positions) shall be appointed by the President, for terms of three years each with one term expiring each year. 7 elected by the full-time faculty from among tenured teaching faculty (including department chairpersons), for terms of three years each with at least two terms to expire each year. 1 elected from the current membership of the faculty senate with term of service for one year. 1 elected from the College of Graduate Studies or Graduate Academic Council for a term of three years. 2 undergraduate students to serve a term of one year, which must have been in resident for three of the four preceding terms. 1 graduate student for a term of one year. 3 members shall be appointed by the President from among the full-time tenured teaching faculty (including department chairs) with terms of three years each with one expiring each year. The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs shall be a permanent member, the Registrar (ex officio), General Education Standing Committee representative (ex officio), Professional Advising representative (ex officio), Senior Vice Provost and Associate Vice President for Acadmic Affairs (ex officio).

Description: The committee receives proposed changes in curriculum and makes final recommendations to the President of the University. The Committee may initiate studies of academic and/or curricular concern and make resultant recommendations to the President of the University. It may deliberate and make recommendations relative to curricular and/or academic proposals submitted to it through usual academic offices or by faculty organizations. In addition, the Committee advises on matters which the President may submit to the Committee for its consideration. The General Education Standing Committee shall report to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs or the University Curriculum Committee. When either the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs or the University Curriculum Committee desires review of CORE courses or CORE issues, this standing committee will be available for this purpose.

(Approver: Provost/SVPAA)

2021-2022 Membership:

Name Area Department Service Term*
Tucker Brown Dean CBHSE 2019-2022
Mickey Hepner Dean CoBUS 2020-2023
Allen Barger Director  BSGS/AS LIBA Program and Student Success 2021-2024
Marcy Maurer Faculty, CoBHS Health and Human Performance 2019-2022
Gregory Hammond Faculty, CoAL History 2021-2024
Don Nyonna Faculty, CoBUS Finance 2020-2023
Charla White Major Faculty, CoAL Languages and Literature 2021-2024
Osvaldo Di Paolo Faculty, CoAL Languages and Literature 2021-2024
William Rayburn Faculty, CoBHS Leadership and Organizational Administration 2019-2022
Roxanne Gerbrandt Faculty, CoBHS Sociology 2020-2023
John Volker Faculty, CoBUS Management and Marketing 2021-2024
Benita Bruster Faculty, CoE Education 2021-2024
Nicholas Coleman Faculty, CoSTEM Computer Science and Information
Technology
2019-2022
Nancy Gibson Faculty, Library Library 2021-2022
Nancy KingSanders Student Success Vice Provost for Student Achievement ex officio
Lynne Crosby Academic Affairs Senior Vice Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs ex officio

 

Nathan Toothman Undergraduate Student Student Representative 2021-2022
Brooklyn White Undergraduate Student Student Representative 2021-2022
Ana Pla Rosario Graduate Student Student Representative 2021-2022
Kristen Sienkiewicz General Education Standing Committee General Education Standing Committee Representative ex officio
Mark Gray Professional Advising Student Success Coordinator ex officio
Maria Cronley, Chair Provost/SVPAA Academic Affairs permanent member

* Service Term is September through August

If you have questions, concerns, or would like more information about the University Curriculum Committee, please contact:

Jasmine O’Brien
Email: obrienjr@apsu.edu