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


Laura Beauvais, Provost’s Representative
Audrey Cardany, MUS (19)
Silvia Dorado CBA (17)
Cathy English, NFS (17)
Rae Ferguson, HIS (17)
William Gordon, LAR (19)
Amanda Izenstark, LIB (19)
Roberta King, BPS (19)
Kevin McClure, COM (18)
James Opaluch, ENRE (19)
John Rooney, University College for Academic Success Representative
Pat Stout, NUR (17)
Peter Swaszek, ELE (19)
Diane Goldsmith, Director, Online Learning ex officio
Kathleen Torrens, Assistant Director, Online Learning ex officio
Vacancy FCEPS (19)

Schedule of Meetings

Location: Library Conference Room A from 3:00 to 4:30 PM.

September 26, 2016 (proposal submission deadline: Sept. 12)
October 24, 2016 (proposal submission deadline: Oct. 10)
November 21, 2016 (proposal submission deadline: Nov. 7)
December 12, 2016 (proposal submission deadline: Nov. 28)
January 30, 2017 (proposal submission deadline: Jan. 16)
February 27, 2017 (proposal submission deadline: Feb. 13)*
March 27, 2017 (proposal submission deadline: Mar. 10)

*Academic year deadline for submission of new General Education courses and changes to General Education courses.

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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