Curriculum Committee

Curriculum Committee

After receiving from the All-University Committee any recommendation submitted by any department chair or by any member of the university community, the Curriculum Committee, after consultation with any appropriate department or departments, shall from time to time prepare and transmit to the vice president reports and recommendations with respect to the general coordination and improvement of the university's academic program. In carrying out this charge, the committee shall evaluate and make recommendations concerning the following:

  1. All deletions from, additions to, or changes in the university inventory of courses;
  2. Major and general educational requirements and proposed changes therein, and
  3. Proposals for new major programs of study.

In addition to the foregoing, the committee shall from time to time conduct a university-wide study of the overall academic program in order to consider and propose major changes in the curriculum design.

Next Meeting:

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 3 pm in MH220 AGENDA [Word doc]

Committee Members for Academic Year 2013-2014

Sami Ansari, assistant professor, criminal justice
Elizabeth Blood, professor, foreign languages
Mary Churchill, special assistant to the provost, academic affairs
Elizabeth Coughlan, associate professor, political science
Neal DeChillo, associate provost and dean, College of Health and Human Services
Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello, associate professor, interdisicplinary studies
Rebecca Hains, associate professor, communications
Kathleen Hess, associate professor, management, recorder
Zakiel Hopper-Collins, student, SGA 
Joseph Kasprzyk, associate professor, computer science, vice chair
Sanjay Kudrimoti, associate professor, accounting and finance
Stephen Matchak, professor, geography
Christopher Mauriello, professor, history
Rory McFadden, assistant professor, geological sciences 
Megan Miller, director, registrar's office
Zachary Newell, associate librarian, library
Anne Noonan, associate professor, psychology 
Mary Platt, professor, mathematics
Amy Sprenkle, associate professor, Biology
Jeffrey Theis, associate professor, English, chair






General Education Liaison

Curriculum Committee members



Course Review Subcommittee A


J. Kasprzyk, E. Blood, S. Matchak, M. Churchill, S. Kudrimoti


Course Review Subcommittee B


R. McFadden,

L. Duclos-Orsello,

C. Mauriello, K. Hess,

N. DeChillo


Course Review Subcommittee C


M. Platt, Z. Newell, A. Noonan


Course Review Subcommittee D


E. Coughlan, S. Ansari, M. Miller, A. Sprenkle


First Year Seminar

JD Scrimgeour

A. Noonan, E. Coughlan

J. Gubbins


Written Communication I

A. Peary



Written Communication II & III

J. Lindholm,

T. Rodrigue

E. Coughlan, S. Ansari


Oral Communication

B. Cunningham

N. DeChillo


Personal Growth and Responsibility

S. Dion

M. Churchill

M. Isuster

Creative Expression and Appreciation

M. Grenfell (F13),

P. Kvetko (S14)

Z. Newell

C. April

World Cultures

L. Duclos-Orsello

L. Duclos-Orsello,

E. Blood, C. Mauriello

V. Ruget

Human Past

T. Baker

S. Matchak

M. Zaitchik

Contemporary Society

K. Sathasivam

M. Miller, A. Noonan


Scientific Reasoning

M. Fregeau

R. McFadden,

J. Kasprzyk


Quantitative Reasoning

C. Boucher

M. Platt


Meeting Minutes

To view previous years minutes go to Archived Minutes


 September 11, 2013 CC13/14:01
September 18, 2013 CC13/14:02
September 25, 2013-cancelled
October 2, 2013 CC13/14:04
October 9, 2013 CC13/14:05
October 16, 2013 CC13/14:06
October 23, 2013 CC13/14:07
October 30, 2013 CC13/14:08
November 6, 2013 CC13/14:09
November 13, 2013 CC13/14:10
November 20, 2013 CC13/14:11
December 4, 2013 CC13/14:12
December 11, 2013 CC13/14:13
December 18, 2013 CC13/14:14
January 22, 2014 CC13/14:15
January 29, 2014 CC13/14:16
February 12, 2014 CC13/14:17
February 19, 2014 CC13/14:18
February 26, 2014 CC13/14:19
March 5, 2014 CC13/14:20
March 26, 2014 CC13/14:21
April 9, 2014 CC13/14:22
April 23, 2014 CC13/14:23
May 7, 2014 CC13/14:24
May 14, 2014 CC13/14:25
May 21, 2014 CC13/14:26

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