Courses and Curricula Committee


  • To approve or disapprove, after review to determine the best interest of the students and the University, proposed additions to, alterations of, and elimination of all courses, curricula, and degree programs submitted by colleges and schools, or referred by the Office of Academic Affairs.
  • To notify the appropriate departments and colleges and the Office of Academic Affairs regarding all decisions reached by the committee and to make recommendations concerning needed clarification, coordination, or study of the implications of proposed changes.
  • To consult, when deemed appropriate, with departments which appear to be affected by proposed changes in courses and curricula; departments may appeal decisions made by the committee; if the appeal is supported by the college curriculum committee, the matter shall be sent directly to the Faculty Senate for final determination and placed on the Agenda of the Faculty Senate for the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Senate, and
  • To conduct on its own initiative continuing studies of courses and curricula, and to make recommendations to departments concerned and to the Executive Vice President and Provost changes which appear to be desirable and which appear to require study by specific departments concerned or by special committees appointed for the purpose.

Meeting Notice

Monday, September 18, 2023
10:30 am
225 Peabody Hall



Eleven "experienced" faculty (no more than two from any college or school); one undergraduate student; one graduate student; chair of the Integrative Learning Core Committee, ex officio. The Office of Academic Affairs will provide administrative assistance at the request of the committee.

  • “Experienced” is defined as having had one or more years of active participation on a department, school, or college curriculum committee.

For more information including meeting schedule and minutes, please visit the Courses and Curricula Committee page on the Office of the University Registrar website and PS-45 Courses and Curricula.



Name College Email Term
Jeff Perry (interim chair)  Music & Dramatic Arts  2024
Catherine Lemieux Human Sciences & Education  2024
Michael Henderson Mass Communication  2024
Isabelina Nahmens Engineering  2024
Michael Kaller Agriculture  2025
Heidi Banse Veterinary Medicine  2025
Lauren Coats Humanities & Social Sciences  2025
Leonard Ray Humanities & Social Sciences  2025
Matthew Hiatt Coast & Environment  2026
Robin LeMaire Business  2026
Rendy Kartika Science  2026
Suresh Moorthy Engineering  2026
Jackie Bach Executive Vice President & Provost (or designee)  Ex-officio
Ludovico Geymonat Faculty Senate Integrative Learning Core Committee, Chair  Ex-officio
Terry Geraldsen Graduate Student  Ex-officio
Colin Raby Undergraduate Student  Ex-officio

Minutes and Agendas


Date Agenda Minutes
September 11, 2023 09/11/2023 Agenda 09/11/2023 Minutes


Date Agenda Minutes
March 9, 2023 03/09/2023 Agenda 03/09/2023 Minutes