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1999-2000 Academic Year

 

COMMITTEE: University Curriculum

 

 

1.    Membership (include ex-officio members).

Ex-officio member with vote: Brenda Killingsworth, Chair of

the Faculty or Linda Wolfe, her representative; Eliot Frank,

chair General Education committee; Ex-officio members

without vote: the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor for

Academic Affairs or Rita Reaves, his representative; Regular

members:  Steve Estes, Ron Graziani, Thomas Huener,

Dale Knickerbocker, Greg Lapicki, Iona Poston, Janis

Shea[through December], Elizabeth Smith,  James O. Smith,

and John Whitehead.

 

2.    Meeting Dates (include members absent).

 

9 September 1999

14 October 1999 

9 December 1999

27 January 2000

10 February 2000

24 February 2000

9 March 2000

27 April 2000

 

 

3.    Subcommittees established during the year (include

progress and/or completion of work).

 

Subcommittee to revise the various submission forms and

make them ready for on line submission continued work to

refine the forms

 

4. Accomplishments during the year, especially as

addressed through committee goals.  Include

recommendations made to agencies other than the Faculty

Senate as well as the Faculty Senate.

 

The committee met its charge in a diligent and timely

manner. The major accomplishment of the committee this

year was to refine the  electronic submission process and

the forms for submission. The forms have become much

more useable and understandable. Electronic submission

has been successful-- only one submission was made this

year by the old method.

 

5.    Reports to the Faculty Senate (include dates and

resolution numbers).

 

16 November, 1999       99-26

 7  December, 1998            99-29

 1  February,   2000          00- 4

22 February,   2000           00- 8

21 March,       2000          00-16

 

6.    Business carried over to next year (list in priority

order).

 

1. Examine current submission forms for ease of use and

investigate web based form.

 

2. Revise current web page for ease of use.

 

3. Hold workshop on electronic submission.

 

4. Consider changing time of meeting start to 2:00

from 1:30 to accommodate those with 12:30 classes.

 

7.    Evaluation of the committee (include anything that

hindered or assisted the committee's work during the year).

 

A.    Charge: adequate

 

B.    Personnel: Excellent, a hard working group

who readily accepted their responsibility. Although the

method of submission changed in mid year, the members

accepted these changes well. This caused inconvenience to

them but they responded well. The members of this

committee always come well prepared and ready to work.

 

C.    Attendance: Satisfactory, the only absences

were due to illness or other university business.

 

D.    Responsibilities: The one-year catalog appears

to have helped the work load.

 

E.    Activities: Satisfactory

 

 

8.    Suggestion(s) to the Chair of the Faculty and/or

Faculty Senate for improving the effectiveness of the

committee.

 

1.  The Faculty Senate should encourage units to participate

in the workshops next year.

 

2.  The committee wishes to remind units that it is their

responsibility to file items in a timely manner.

 

 

9.    Does the Committee's organizational meeting next

year need to be earlier than the date set this year?    No