Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (UCC) serves as an advisory and recommending
body reporting directly to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.
The role of the UCC shall be that of an oversight committee on matters
of academic curriculum substance. Examples of such oversight would
include curriculum matters affecting other departments or Colleges in such
areas as duplication, resources, students, and finances.
following are examples of matters that the UCC would review and make recommendations
changes in courses
of academic curriculum
of these should have been reviewed and approved by the appropriate person(s)
and department prior to review by the UCC. The primary responsibility
for the academic curriculum rests with the faculty and their respective
curriculum items for UCC consideration can be initiated from a wide variety
of sources including students, faculty, departments, Deans, VPAA, the President,
or the Committee itself
TERMS OF OFFICE & ELECTIONS:
The UCC shall consist of six
Members shall serve two years,
with the exception being the past president, who will serve a third year.
To serve as a member, the
faculty would have had at least one year’s service to the University.
Each department (Arts &
Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Nursing and Behavioral Sciences)
will elect a faculty representation every two years. The Faculty
Senate will appoint the sixth member.
A new Chair shall be elected
The Chair will be determined
by vote of the elected members.
Ex-officio members consist
of the Provost and VPAA, Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the Registrar,
and a representative of Academic Services.
Terms of office run from August to July; Elections and nominations are
to be completed in April.
& VOTING CRITERIA:
A quorum shall consist of
at least three members.
A motion needs a minimum of
three to carry.
Proxy votes are not allowed.
The Chair only votes to break
The UCC will meet once a month
from September through May or as needed.
The Chair shall issue a call
for agenda items 10 days prior to the meeting.
The Chair shall distribute
an agenda three days before the meeting.
If so desired, the faculty senate nominee
to UCC may request postponement of consideration of particular items for
further deliberation by the senate. The senate shall have a maximum of
two weeks for such deliberations.
The Chair shall post the approved
minutes of the meetings on the University Web Site.
Clerical support shall be provided by the office of the college the UCC
chair belongs to.