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, September 17, 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
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
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

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 Future Meeting Dates