College of Education Curriculum Committee

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Minutes

Committee Membership

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 and concerns.

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.

Duties of Committee

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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. New undergraduate teacher education programs will be forwarded to the Council on Teacher Education and to the Vice President for Academic Affairs for approval.
  4. 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 - Schedule

Meetings will be held on a monthly basis as needed; the time and day will be determined by the committee at the September meeting.

  1. Committee members will submit agenda items and curriculum forms at least one week before the meeting to the committee chairperson and committee members.
  2. 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.
  3. Meetings may be held on an emergency basis if requested by a committee member or the Dean of the College of Education.
  4. Agenda items may also be reviewed and voted upon through email if deemed appropriate by the Chairperson.
  5. Copies of the minutes of each meeting be distributed to the members and stored in LiveText.
  6. 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.