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College of Education

Academic Affairs Committee

The Academic Affairs Committee monitors policies and procedures related to the qualitative aspects of student performance and initiates items related to course and curriculum changes, and degree and program offerings.

Committee Members

  • Brad Burenheide, Chair (Curriculum and Instruction)
  • Paul Burden (Curriculum and Instruction)
  • Susan Yelich Biniecki (Educational Leadership)
  • Jessica Holloway-Libell (Educational Leadership)
  • Warren White (Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs)
  • Jim Teagarden (Special Education, Counseling, Student Affairs)
  • Diane Murphy (Student and Professional Services)
  • Linda Thurston (Associate Dean) nonvoting member

Meeting Dates for the 2016-2017 Academic Year

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 8:30 a.m.

Fall 2016Spring 2017
September 1, 2016February 2, 2017
October 6, 2016March 2, 2017
November 3, 2016April 6, 2017
December 1, 2016 (if needed)May 4, 2017

Subcommittees

  • Program Coordinating Committee
  • Academic Review Committee
    Reviews all appeals from students requesting reinstatement after dismissal from teacher education for academic reasons and hears appeals from students regarding special considerations for exceptions to stated standards and rules.
  • Unit Assessment Subcommittee

Course and Curriculum Proposals

College of Education Course and Curriculum proposals are submitted to the Academic Affairs Committee Chair one week in advance of the monthly meeting. Forms can be downloaded from the Registrar's Office Course and Curriculum Approval webpage. Note: For all new undergraduate and graduate courses, a completed syllabus checklist with department chair signature is to be included with the course proposal materials.