Committee membership from the College of Education shall include the chairperson of
each department and the Assistant to the Dean for Certification and Accreditation.
Members from outside the College of Education shall include a representative from
the Library and the university course scheduler.
Faculty requesting curriculum changes may be asked to attend the meeting in which
the curriculum issue has to be discussed and voted upon for to address specific questions
Any member unable to attend a meeting shall submit a proxy vote or send an alternate
selected by the committee member as his/her representative.
The election for chairperson shall take place at the June meeting or as decided upon
by the committee at the last meeting of the spring semester in May.
Minutes of each meeting shall be taken by the secretary designated by the committee
at the first official meeting of the academic year.
The Curriculum Committee shall review and make its recommendations for all new programs,
all proposed changes in courses and in requirements for major sequences, and on all
additions and deletions of courses and programs. Department representatives shall
be responsible for forwarding curriculum documents for required signatures as indicated
on the routing form and as indicated below.
- Changes requiring additional personnel or which involve other colleges in the University
will be forwarded to the Dean of the College of Education and Vice-President for Academic
Affairs for review.
- All curricular decisions relating to undergraduate/graduate teacher education programs
that might impact College of Arts & Science programs will be forwarded for approval
to the Council on Teacher Education. The Dean of the College of Education will facilitate
the scheduling of Council of Teacher Education meetings.
- New undergraduate teacher education programs will be forwarded to the Council on Teacher
Education and to the Vice
President for Academic Affairs for approval.
- All matters pertaining to graduate courses and programs will be forwarded to the Graduate
Council for its actions. New graduate programs will be forwarded to the Graduate Council
and the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Meetings will be held on a monthly basis as needed; the time and day will be determined
by the committee at the September meeting.
- Committee members will submit agenda items and curriculum forms at least one week
before the meeting to the committee chairperson and committee members.
- An agenda will be sent to committee members, the Dean of the College of Education
and the Office of the Vice-President for Academic Affairs at least five days before
the meeting by the committee chairperson.
- Meetings may be held on an emergency basis if requested by a committee member or the
Dean of the College of Education.
- Agenda items may also be reviewed and voted upon through email if deemed appropriate
by the Chairperson.
- Copies of the minutes of each meeting be distributed to the members and stored in
- Curriculum forms processed by the Committee will be filed in the Office of Dean of
the College of Education and in each respective departmental office for which the
curriculum issue has been processed.