Undergraduate Curriculum Committee


Agendas & Minutes

2018-19
Date Meeting Meeting materials
Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 2:30 pm UCC September 19, 2018
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than September 10

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 2:30 pm UCC October 17, 2018
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than October 8
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 2:30 pm UCC November 14, 2018
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than November 5
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Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 2:30 pm UCC December 12, 2018
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than December 3
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 2:30 pm UCC January 30, 2019
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than January 21.


**********IMPORTANT**********

All program proposals that require Board of Trustees’ approval must be approved by the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee at their meeting on January 30, 2019. Approved proposals will be forwarded to Faculty Senate for their review at the February Senate meeting. Proposals approved by the Faculty Senate will be sent to the Provost and then to the Board of Trustees for review.
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 2:30 pm UCC February 20, 2019
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than February 11
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 2:30 pm UCC March 20, 2019
Workflow items must be submitted by March 11
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Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 2:10 pm UCC April 17, 2019
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than April 8
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2017-18
Date Meeting Meeting materials
Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 12:00 am UCC September 20, 2017
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than September 11
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 12:00 am UCC October 18, 2017
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than October 9
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 12:00 am UCC November 15, 2017
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than November 6
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Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 12:00 am UCC December 13, 2017
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than December 4
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 12:00 am UCC January 24, 2018
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than January 15.

**********IMPORTANT**********
All program proposals that require Board of Trustees’ approval must be approved by the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee at their meeting on January 24, 2018. Approved proposal will be forwarded to Faculty Senate for their review at the February senate meeting. Proposals approved by the Faculty Senate will be sent to the Provost and then to the Board of Trustees for review.
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 12:00 am UCC February 21, 2018
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than February 12
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Wednesday, March 21, 2018, 12:00 am UCC March 21, 2018
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than March 12
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Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 12:00 am UCC April 19, 2018
Curriculog proposals must be reviewed/approved at all college levels no later than April 9
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2016-17
Date Meeting Meeting materials
Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 12:00 am UCC September 14, 2016
Workflow items must be submitted by August 31
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 12:00 am UCC September 28, 2016
Workflow items must be submitted by September 14
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Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 12:00 am UCC October 12, 2016
Workflow items must be submitted by September 28
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 12:00 am UCC October 26, 2016
Workflow items must be submitted by October 12
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 12:00 am UCC Meeting November 9, 2016
Workflow items must be submitted by October 26
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 12:00 am UCC Meeting November 30, 2016
Workflow items must be submitted by November 15
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 12:00 am UCC December 14, 2016
Workflow items must be submitted by November 30
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Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 12:00 am UCC January 11, 2017
Workflow items must be submitted by December 21, 2016
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Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 12:00 am UCC January 25, 2017
Workflow items must be submitted by January 11
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Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 12:00 am UCC February 8, 2017
Workflow items must be submitted by January 25
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 12:00 am UCC February 22, 2017
Workflow items must be submitted by February 8
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Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 12:00 am UCC March 8, 2017
Workflow items must be submitted by February 22
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 12:00 am UCC March 22, 2017
Workflow items must be submitted by March 8
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Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 12:00 am UCC April 5, 2017
Workflow items must be submitted by March 22

*Please submit all new programs of study requiring Faculty Senate approval by this date.
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 12:00 am UCC April 19, 2017
Workflow items must be submitted by April 5
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2015-16
Date Meeting Meeting materials
Thursday, September 10, 2015, 12:00 am UCC September 10, 2015
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Thursday, October 8, 2015, 12:00 am UCC October 8, 2015
Workflow items must be submitted by September 28, 2015
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Thursday, October 22, 2015, 12:00 am UCC October 22, 2015
Workflow items must be submitted by October 12, 2015
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Thursday, November 12, 2015, 12:00 am UCC November 12, 2015
Workflow items must be submitted by November 2, 2015
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Thursday, December 10, 2015, 12:00 am UCC December 10, 2015
Workflow items must be submitted by November 30, 2015
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Monday, February 1, 2016, 12:00 am UCC February 1, 2016
Workflow items must be submitted by January 15, 2016
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Monday, March 21, 2016, 12:00 am UCC March 21, 2016
Workflow items must be submitted by March 7, 2016.
*Please submit all new Programs of Study needing Faculty Senate Approval by this date. The last Faculty Senate meeting for this academic year is April 11,2016.
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Monday, March 28, 2016, 12:00 am UCC March 28, 2016
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Monday, April 18, 2016, 12:00 am UCC April 18, 2016
Workflow items must be submitted by April 4, 2016
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Monday, April 25, 2016, 12:00 am UCC April 25, 2016
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2014-15
Date Meeting Meeting materials
Monday, September 8, 2014, 12:00 am UCC - September 8, 2014
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Monday, October 6, 2014, 12:00 am UCC - October 06, 2014
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Monday, November 3, 2014, 12:00 am UCC - November 03, 2014
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Monday, November 24, 2014, 12:00 am UCC - November 24, 2014
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Monday, December 1, 2014, 12:00 am UCC - December 01, 2014
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Monday, January 12, 2015, 12:00 am UCC - January 15, 2015
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Monday, February 2, 2015, 12:00 am UCC - February 02, 2015
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Monday, March 9, 2015, 12:00 am UCC - March 09, 2015
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Monday, April 27, 2015, 12:00 am UCC - April 27, 2015
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Friday, May 22, 2015, 12:00 am UCC - March 22, 2015
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2013-14
Date Meeting Meeting materials
Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 10:00 am Undergraduate Curriculum Committee October 9, 2013 Meeting
499 Joshi
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 3:15 pm Undergraduate Curriculum Committee October 23, 2013 Meeting
E107 Student Union
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Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 10:00 am Undergraduate Curriculum Committee November 2013 Meeting
E107 Student Union
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 10:00 am Undergraduate Curriculum Committee December 2013 Meeting
E107 Student Union
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Friday, January 24, 2014, 10:00 am Undergraduate Curriculum Committee January 2014 Meeting
E107 Student Union
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Friday, February 7, 2014, 10:00 am Undergraduate Curriculum Committee February 7, 2014 Meeting
E103 Student Union - Explorer Room
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Friday, February 21, 2014, 10:00 am Undergraduate Curriculum Committee February 21, 2014 Meeting
E010 Student Union - Emerald Room
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Friday, March 21, 2014, 10:00 am Undergraduate Curriculum Committee March 2014 Meeting
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Friday, April 4, 2014, 10:00 am Undergraduate Curriculum Committee April 4, 2014 Meeting
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Friday, April 18, 2014, 10:00 am Undergraduate Curriculum Committee April 18, 2014 Meeting
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Friday, May 2, 2014, 10:00 am Undergraduate Curriculum Committee May 2014 Meeting
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Description

The standing committees of the Faculty Senate are the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, the Undergraduate Academic Policies Committee, the Wright State Core Oversight Committee, the Graduate Curriculum Committee, the Graduate Academic Policies Committee, the Graduate Student Affairs Committee, the Scholarship and Sponsored Research Committee, the Information Technology Committee, the Faculty Budget Priority Committee, the Buildings and Grounds Committee, the Undergraduate Student Success Committee, and the International Education Advisory Committee.

Committee responsibilities include meeting at least once per term, keeping minutes and attendance, providing Faculty Senate Executive Committee with a copy of meeting minutes within seven business days of meetings, and submitting other reports to the Faculty Senate as requested. Committees must meet face to face at least once per term. Otherwise, routine committee business may be conducted either by e-mail or through a secure web page. At the discretion of the committee chair or at the request of a majority of committee members, the committee will meet face to face to conduct business. Electronic votes shall be treated as roll call votes and sufficient members must vote on each item of business to constitute a quorum of the committee. Members shall be given five (5) business days in which to cast a vote. The committee chair shall maintain a record of each vote cast.

Description of Standing Committees

  1. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
    1. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Charge: The committee shall have oversight of all undergraduate curricular items related to courses and programs of study including bachelor degrees, associate degrees, majors, minors and certificate programs. The committee shall have the responsibility for the following:
      • Approval of changes (additions, modifications, deletions) for all undergraduate courses including addition or deletion of course attributes (i.e. Wright State Core, Integrated Writing, Multicultural Competence and Service Learning).
      • Approval of modifications to undergraduate programs.
      • Keeping abreast of developments in educational pedagogy and facilitating faculty/program adoption of same
      • Recommending new programs or program deletions to the Faculty Senate.
      • Mediation of undergraduate curricular disputes between academic units.
    2. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee membership: One (1) faculty representative from each degree-granting undergraduate college, including the Lake Campus. A faculty representative may designate an alternate faculty representative who has voting privileges when the regular member is absent. The University Provost or designee, the University Registrar or designee and one (1) undergraduate student representative (selected by Student Government) will serve as ex-officio, non-voting members.
  2. Undergraduate Academic Policies Committee
    1. Undergraduate Academic Policies Committee Charge: The committee shall study policy areas and make recommendations affecting undergraduate admissions, undergraduate curriculum, general education, and undergraduate academic standards. The committee shall have the responsibility for recommending to the Faculty Senate the following:

      The committee may initiate study of issues regarding improvement of any aspect of undergraduate education or specific undergraduate curriculum concerns, including issues pertaining to identifying, recruiting and enrolling students at Wright State University and make recommendations to the Faculty Senate.

      • University and college admission criteria.
      • University remediation and placement criteria.
      • Wright State Core (general education), Writing Across the Curriculum, Multicultural Competence, Service Learning and University Honors requirements and policies.
      • University-wide undergraduate academic requirements, programs, and policies.
      • Approval of changes in college academic requirements.
    2. Undergraduate Academic Policies Committee membership: One (1) faculty representative from each degree-granting undergraduate college, including the Lake Campus.  A faculty representative may designate an alternate faculty representative who has voting privileges when the regular member is absent. The Program Director or designated faculty representative associated with any Faculty university-wide program, the University Provost or designee-and one (1) undergraduate student representative (selected by Student Government) will serve as ex-officio, non-voting members.

  3. Wright State Core Oversight Committee
    1. Wright State Core Oversight Committee Charge: The Committee shall ensure the integrity of the Wright State Core and oversee all assessment activities related to the Wright State Core and shall report to the Faculty Senate at least once per year.  The Committee shall have the responsibility for the following:
      • Taking part in regular assessment of all courses within the Wright State Core, including Wright Core courses tagged with Integrated Writing, Multicultural Competence and Service Learning attributes to ensure the learning goals and objectives associated with the course attributes are satisfied.
      • Recommending modifications to courses with the General Education, Integrated Writing, Multicultural Competence or Service Learning attributes that fail to measure learning goals and objectives associated with the course's attribute(s) or removal of the course's attributes to the UCC, UAPC, or the Faculty Senate itself as appropriate.
      • Communicating regularly with the University Assurance of Learning Committee
    2. Wright State Core Oversight Committee membership: One (1) faculty representative from each degree-granting undergraduate college, including the Lake Campus. Colleges may name an alternate faculty representative who has voting privileges when the regular member is absent. The Program Director or designated faculty representative associated with any Faculty Senate-approved course attribute, the University Provost or designee the CTL Faculty Director or faculty-ranked designee, and one (1) undergraduate student representative (selected by Student Government) will serve as ex-officio, non-voting members. Past chairs of UCRC may be asked to represent the Faculty Senate on the University Assurance of Learning Committee.

  4. Graduate Curriculum Committee

    1. Graduate Curriculum Committee charge:  The committee shall have oversight over all graduate curricular items related to course and programs of study including proposals for new courses, new programs, and program revisions.

    2. Graduate Curriculum Committee membership: One (1) faculty representative from each college with a graduate program.  A faculty representative may designate an alternate faculty representative who has voting privileges when the regular member is absent.  The Dean of the Graduate School or designee, the University Registrar or designee, one (1) graduate student representative (selected by the Graduate Student Assembly) will serve as ex-officio, non-voting members.

  5. Graduate Academic Policies Committee

    1. Graduate Academic Policies Committee charge: The Committee shall study policy areas and make recommendations affecting graduate admissions, curriculum, and academic standards.

    2. Graduate Academic Policies Committee membership: One (1) faculty representative from each college with a graduate program.  A faculty representative may designate an alternate faculty representative who has voting privileges when the regular member is absent.  The Dean of Graduate School or designee, the University Registrar or designee, and one (1) graduate student representative (selected by the Graduate Student Assembly) will serve as ex-officio, non-voting members.

  6. Graduate Student Affairs Committee
    1. Graduate Student Affairs Committee charge:  The committee shall select awardees for university-wide graduate student scholarships and other prizes. It shall advise graduate student organizations. The committee may initiate study of issues regarding improvement of any aspect of graduate education or specific concerns, including recruiting and enrolling students, and make recommendations to the Faculty Senate. It shall also act as an appellate body for students' petitions for exceptions to University and Graduate School regulations and hear appeals of admission petitions. 
    2. Graduate Student Affairs Committee membership:  One (1) faculty representative from each college with a graduate program. A faculty representative may designate an alternate faculty representative who has voting privileges when the regular member is absent. The Dean of the Graduate School or designee, the University Registrar or designee, and one (1) graduate student representative (selected by the Graduate Student Assembly) will serve as an ex-officio, non-voting member.
  7. Scholarship and Sponsored Research Committee
    1. Scholarship and Sponsored Research Committee charge:  The committee shall have oversight over research activities on campus.Its responsibilities shall include but not be limited to the following:
      • review expenditures and make recommendations for budget allocations;
      • review policies and procedures for encouragement of research across the university;
      • recommend revisions to policies where appropriate; and
      • recommend allocations of research investments.
        The committee may form subcommittees to address specialized needs, including for example: doctoral programs, budget priorities, institutional review boards, intellectual property, and technology commercialization.The committee shall report to the Faculty Senate at least twice during the academic year.
    2. Scholarship and Sponsored Research Committee membership:  The membership shall be comprised of one (1) faculty representative from each college or school with Faculty Senate constituency representation.The faculty representative may name an alternate faculty representative when the regular member is absent. The Vice President for Research or designee will serve as an ex-officio, non-voting member.
  8. Information Technology Committee
    1. Information Technology Committee Charge: The Information Technology Committee shall study policies, consider requests for changes, and recommend appropriate action to the Faculty Senate concerning information technology issues. The Information Technology Committee shall review requests and make recommendations to CATS on all issues affecting academic and research computing and technology policies.
    2. Information Technology Committee Membership: The Committee shall be composed of one (1) faculty member from each college or school with Faculty Senate constituency representation. The University Librarian, the Director of Computing and Telecommunications Services (CATS), the CTL Faculty Director or faculty-ranked designee, the University Registrar, one (1) undergraduate student, and one (1) graduate student selected by Student Government shall serve as ex-officio, non-voting members.
  9. Faculty Budget Priority Committee
    1. Faculty Budget Priority Committee Charge: The Committee will be responsible for:
      • Requesting information from the university budget director and the university administration regarding university income and expenditures and all other items of budgetary concern, including projected and actual budget reports.
      • Examining all fiscal affairs of the university.
      • Recommending fiscal priorities to the Faculty Senate and university administration.
        The chair of the Budget Priority Committee shall attend the Board of Trustee’s Finance and Audit Committee meetings.
    2. Faculty Budget Priority Committee Membership: The Committee shall be comprised of the Faculty President, Faculty Vice President, and one (1) faculty member from each college or school with Faculty Senate constituency representation selected by the Senate Executive Committee.
  10. Building and Grounds Committee
    1. Building and Grounds Committee Charge: The Committee shall study and recommend action to Faculty Senate on issues relating to the status of instructional space, campus physical planning, building priorities, space allocation and campus beautification. The Committee will participate in the development of plans related to major campus renovation projects and construction of new facilities, review the proposed list of capital projects, request faculty input, recommend modifications to the plan and issue an annual report to the Faculty Senate before the capital plan is presented to the Board of Trustees. The Committee shall monitor the status of the instructional space and issue an annual report to Faculty Senate. The chair of the Buildings and Grounds Committee shall attend the Board of Trustee’s Buildings and Grounds Committee meetings to report faculty concerns and to share Board of Trustee concerns with faculty.
    2. Building and Grounds Committee Membership: The Committee shall consist of a faculty representative and an alternate from each college and school with Faculty Senate constituency representation. Ex-officio, non-voting members of this committee shall be the Faculty Vice-President, University Registrar, the Associate Vice-President for Facilities Planning and Development, the Director of Computing and Telecommunications (CATS), the Director of the Physical Plant (or designee), and a student member appointed by Student Government.
    3. Building and Grounds Subcommittees
      1. Parking Services and Traffic Appeals Subcommittee
        1. Parking Services and Traffic Appeals Subcommittee Charge: The Subcommittee shall:
          • Study and make recommendations on the impact of new building projects and the planning process on parking;
          • Study, plan, and recommend improvements to the existing parking system to improve space location and allocation and to alleviate congestion;
          • Study and make recommendations on means to allocate space for special requirements;
          • Recommend parking fees for faculty, staff and students;
          • Receive and process complaints about parking;
          • Receive and process appeals of parking and traffic violations;
          • Report to the Building and Grounds Committee.
        2. Parking Services and Traffic Appeals Subcommittee Membership: The Subcommittee shall be composed of the chair and two (2) faculty members of the Building & Grounds Committee, one (1) member from classified staff and one (1) member from unclassified staff, one (1) student representing residential students and one (1) student representing commuter students (selected by Student Government). Ex-officio members shall include the Director or other representative from Parking Services and one (1) member from Disability Services.
  11. Undergraduate Student Success Committee
    1. Undergraduate Student Success Committee Charge: The Committee shall plan, develop, and provide ongoing evaluation, and policy recommendations designed to improve the effectiveness of campus programs and resources, as well as other aspects of the undergraduate student experience. This includes, but is not limited to, long-term oversight of undergraduate student outcomes and remediation strategies for undergraduate students.
    2. Undergraduate Student Success Committee Membership: One faculty member from each undergraduate college (appointed by the Faculty Senate) and up to three University College faculty/staff directly involved with the first-year experience (appointed by the Dean of University College). A faculty representative may designate an alternate faculty representative who has voting privileges when the regular member is absent. Committee members shall serve two-year staggered terms. Ex-officio members shall include a representative from Student Government Association and a representative from the University Undergraduate Academic Adviser Committee.
  12. International Education Advisory Committee
    1. The International Education Advisory Committee shall have oversight of all issues affecting international education at Wright State including but not limited to international programs, collaborations, student services recruiting and admissions.  The committee shall have responsibility for the following: 

      The committee may delegate tasks to three sub-committees, which shall each be chaired by a member of IEAC: the International Student Services Committee, the International Program Collaboration Committee and the International Recruiting and Outreach Committee, which shall make recommendations to the International Education Advisory Committee. The International Education Advisory Committee shall appoint the membership of the sub-committees with the consent of the Faculty Senate.

      • Review and recommend policies and practices governing the development, implementation, and modification of international programs to ensure they meet Wright State's academic standards.  Make recommendations regarding the creation and revision of these policies to the Undergraduate or Graduate Policies Committees through the Faculty Senate.
      • Evaluate all draft proposals for international program development implementation, and modification to determine they in all cases follow Senate-approved guidelines.  Make recommendations based on this review to the Faculty Senate and to relevant Senate committees.
      • Periodically review the university's international agreements and activities to ensure that these agreements and activities meet academic program needs, capacity and strategic planning, and that the university's recruting efforts reflect strategic planning for international student growth and are coordinated with other recruiting efforts university-wide.
      • Periodically review the implementation of admissions policies for international students to ensure that admissions policies are appropriate and are upheld.
      • Periodically review academic policies to ensure that they neither advantage nor disadvantage international students relative to Wright State's domestic students. 
    2. International Education Advisory Committee membership: One (1) faculty representative from each degree-granting college, including the Lake Campus. The committee chair shall represent his/her college. A senior staff member from the University Center for International Education shall have non-voting membership.
       

Roster

AY2018-19 Committee Roster (PDF)

Previous year committee rosters can be found in the Archived Committee Rosters & Minutes section located in the right-hand navigation column.