Membership and Responsibilities of University Curriculum Committee
The University Curriculum Committee receives and studies proposed changes in curriculum
and makes final recommendations to the President of the University. The Committee
may initiate studies of curricular concern and make resultant recommendations to the
President of the University. It may deliberate and make recommendations relative to
curricular proposals submitted to it through usual academic offices or by faculty
organizations. In addition, the Committee advises on curricular matters that the President
may submit to the Committee for its consideration. The General Education Committee
shall serve the Vice President for Academic Affairs or the University Curriculum Committee.
When either the Vice President for Academic Affairs or the University Curriculum Committee
desires review of general education core issues, this standing committee will be available
for this purpose.
|Membership Term||Member Title|
|Permanent Member/Chair||Vice President for Academic Affairs|
|Three Year Term||Three from Vice Presidents, Deans, Directors (or comparable position)
appointed by the President
|Three Year Term||Seven tenured teaching faculty (includes Chairs and Associate Deans)
appointed by Faculty Senate in the Spring semester
|Three Year Term||One member from the College of Graduate Studies or Graduate Academic Council
appointed by Faculty Senate
|Three Year Term|
|One Year Term||2 members from the undergraduate student body
appoint by the Student Government Association
|One Year Term||1 member from the graduate student body
appointed by Student Government Association
|One Year Term||Representative from Faculty Senate|
|Ex-Officio (non-voting)||General Education Standing Committee Chair|
|Professional Advising Representative|
|Ex-Officio (non-voting)||Vice Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs|
General Education Standing Committee
The General Education Standing Committee will have the responsibility for ensuring the critical competencies or other university-wide general education outcomes are assessed on a periodic basis and the results are used for improvement of the general education core and student achievement. An annual report will be provided to the provost regarding progress in meeting outcomes to instill in students the critical competencies. In addition, the committee will review and vote on all changes and addition to university general education core courses and will advise the University Curriculum Committee for their final decision.
- Term of Office The terms of office shall be as set forth in this document, and shall begin upon the first day of Fall semester.
- Meeting and Quorum Meetings shall be held at the call of the chairperson, or upon written request to the chairperson of at least six members, or by action of the Committee at a prior meeting. At least one meeting shall be held each semester.
- A quorum shall be those persons present at a meeting called in accordance with the paragraph above, written notice of which has been distributed through campus mail to the members at least five working days before the meeting.
There shall be a system of rotation of selected and recommended members of the University Curriculum Committee. With the exception of permanent members of the Committee, a person once having served as a member of the Committee shall not become eligible for membership again until twelve months have elapsed; except that in the event of selection or appointment to fill an unexpired term as the result of the resignation, change in job assignment, or death of a member, such membership for a period of less than twelve months shall not preclude re-appointment.
This Constitution may be amended by majority vote of those in attendance at a duly constituted meeting following the meeting at which the changes were introduced.