2010-11 Committees of the University

Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education (CIUE)
(Bylaws, Article 14.66)

Membership of CIUE

A.     The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education shall consist of the following members:

One faculty representative from the Undergraduate Coordinating Council (UCC) shall be chosen by the faculty of the Undergraduate Coordinating Council.

One faculty representative shall be appointed by the curriculum committee of each undergraduate degree-granting college except the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; three faculty members appointed by the curriculum committee of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to represent the areas of the humanities, the social sciences, and the other sciences;

One faculty representative shall be appointed by the faculty of the University Libraries.

Six students shall be selected so that there are two undergraduate student members from within the three different divisions in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and one undergraduate student member from each of the remaining undergraduate degree-granting colleges, one to be nominated to serve on the UCC;

Representative of the Student Association appointed by the president of the Student Association, who shall serve as an ex officio, nonvoting member of the committee (if the above selection procedures do not produce a minority student, the president of the Student Association shall appoint such a student as a nonvoting member);

Representative from the NIU Alumni Association, appointed by that association, who shall be an ex officio, nonvoting member.

The following shall be ex officio, nonvoting members of the committee: vice provost responsible for undregraduate education, director of the University Honors Program, director of one of the special academic units focusing on minority student concerns.

The chair shall be elected by the voting members of the Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education and shall serve a one-year term beginning in the fall semester.

Faculty members shall serve three-year staggered terms, renewable, beginning in the fall semester.

Students shall serve one-year, renewable, terms beginning in the fall semester.

B.     Duties

The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education shall have the responsibilities to:

  1. Recommend to the UCC changes or experiments in the undergraduate program at the university.
  2. Establish the policies and procedures for the annual awards to outstanding undergraduate teachers of the university.
  3. Explore ways of aiding faculty members in improving their methods of teaching.
  4. Report annually to the UCC its activities and recommendations related to purpose and duties .

Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education (CIUE)

 
 
MEMBERSHIP
2009-2010
 
2010-2011
 
2011-2012
2012-2013
+^Vice Provost
 Earl Seaver
Earl Seaver
UCC Faculty
Kate Mantzke 
Cason Snow
Business
*Brian Mackie
Chang Liu (for Mackie Fall 2010)
Charles Peterson (for Mackie Spring 2011)
Brian Mackie
Brian Macke
Education
Teresa Wasonga
Sheryl Honig
Joe Flynn (for Honig Fall 2010)
Sheryl Honig
Sheryl Honig
Engineering
Abul Azad
Abul Azad
Abdul Azad
Abdul Azad
Health & Human Sciences
Karen Baldwin
*Karen Brandt
(chair Fall 2010)
Karen Brandt
Karen Brandt
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Humanities
Laura Vazquez
Laura Vazquez
Jessamine Cooke-Plagwitz (for Vazquez Spring 2011)
Laura Vazquez
Jessamine Cooke-Plagwitz (for Vazquez)
 
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Social Sciences
Wei Luo 
Wei Luo
 
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Other Sciences
 Zhuan Ye
Zhuan Ye
Greg Ammar (for Ye Spring 2011)
 
Visual & Performing Arts
 
Billie Giese
Billie Giese
Billie Giese
University Libraries Faculty
Jitka Hurych 
Sarah McHone-Chase (for Hurych)
+ SA Representative
 
  
Students (6)
John Wayman - BUS
Shannon Turner - ED 
Jessica Braley - HHS
Patty Hurney - EET
Paula Hastings - LAS
Kristin Preihs - LAS
+^ Honors Program Director
Nancy Castle 
Dan Kempton
+ Alumni Association Representative
Pat Anderson 
Pat Andersen
+ Director of one of the special academic units for minorities
Denise Hayman 
Denise Hayman

* Chair
^ Ex officio
+ Ex officio, nonvoting