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 15, 2014 at 3 pm in MH346 AGENDA

Committee Members for Academic Year 2014-2015


  • Sami Ansari, assistant professor, criminal justice
  • Elizabeth Coughlan, associate professor, political science
  • Neal DeChillo, associate provost and dean, college of Health and human services
  • Regina Flynn, assistant professor, english
  • Mary-Jo Grenfell, interim associate dean, college of arts and sciences
  • Rebecca Hains, associate professor, communications, chair
  • Donna Hills, associate professor, school of nursing
  • Joseph Kasprzyk, associate professor, computer science, vice chair
  • Rory McFadden, assistant professor, geological sciences  
  • Megan Miller, director, registrar's office
  • Zachary Newell, associate librarian, library
  • Francesca Pomerantz, professor, childhood education and care, recorder
  • Christopher Schoen, associate professor, sport and movement science
  • Gretchen Sinnett, assistant professor, art + design
  • Amy Sprenkle, associate professor, biology






General Education Liaison

Curriculum Committee members



Course Review Subcommittee A


J. Kasprzyk, D. Hills, F. Pomerantz, M. Grenfell


Course Review Subcommittee B


R. McFadden,

R. Flynn, N. DeChillo


Course Review Subcommittee C


Z. Newell, A. Sprenkle, G. Sinnett


Course Review Subcommittee D


E. Coughlan, S. Ansari, M. Miller, C. Schoen


First Year Seminar


Written Communication I


Written Communication II & III


Oral Communication


Personal Growth and Responsibility

Creative Expression and Appreciation

World Cultures


Human Past

Contemporary Society


Scientific Reasoning



Quantitative Reasoning



Meeting Minutes

To view previous years minutes go to Archived Minutes



Wednesday, September 17, 2014 CC14/15:01
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 CC14/15:02
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 CC14/15:03

 Future Meeting Dates

September 17, 2014
September 24, 2014-cancelled
October 1, 2014
October 8, 2014-cancelled
October 15, 2014
October 22, 2014
October 29, 2014
November 5, 2014
November 12, 2014
November 19, 2014
December 3, 2014
December 10, 2014
December 17, 2014