Faculty Senate

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Curricular Affairs Committee

Studies and makes recommendations on the establishment, abolition, division, or merger of colleges, schools, departments of instruction, or other units and areas at the University.  Reviews and advises on establishment or abolition of undergraduate degrees, credit certificates, new experimental and interdisciplinary programs, degree curriculum changes, and individual course revisions.  By-Laws 4.75-4.82


James Baglama, MTH (20)
Laura Beauvais, Provost’s Representative
Susan Brand, EDC (19)
Audrey Cardany, MUS (19)
Silvia Dorado, CBA (20)
*William Gordon, LAR (19)
Amanda Izenstark, LIB (19)
Roberta King, BPS (19)
Susan Loftus-Rattan, PSY (20)
Kevin McClure, COM (18)
James Opaluch, ENRE (19) (on sabbatical 2017-18)
John Rooney, University College for Academic Success Representative
W. Michael Sullivan, CELS sabbatical replacement (18), Chair
Peter Swaszek, ELE (19)
Diane Goldsmith, Director, Online Learning ex officio
Kathleen Torrens, Assistant Director, Online Learning ex officio
Brianna Benedict, Student Senate Representative
My Vu, Student Senate Representative
Vacancy, College of Nursing (20)

Schedule of Meetings

Location: Library Conference Room A at 3:00 PM.

September 25, 2017 (proposal submission deadline: Sept. 11)
October 23, 2017 (proposal submission deadline: Oct. 6)
November 20, 2017 (proposal submission deadline: Nov. 6)
December 11, 2017 (proposal submission deadline: Nov. 27)
January 29, 2018 (proposal submission deadline: Jan. 12)
February 26, 2018 (proposal submission deadline: Feb. 12)*
March 26, 2018 (proposal submission deadline: Mar. 9)

September 26, 2016 Minutes
October 24, 2016 Minutes
November 21, 2016 Minutes
December 12, 2016 Minutes
January 30, 2017 Minutes
February 27, 2017 Minutes
March 27, 2017 Minutes

*Academic year deadline for submission of new General Education courses and changes to existing General Education courses, which require review by the Curricular Affairs Committee prior to review by the General Education Committee.

NOTE: Meeting the deadline for a course to be included on a review committee agenda does not ensure that the course will be approved at that particular meeting.  Revisions might be required that will move approval of the proposal to a subsequent meeting.

Previous Years’ Minutes

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