Undergraduate Coordinating Council
UNDERGRADUATE COORDINATING COUNCIL (UCC)
(Bylaws, Article 14.5)

Membership of UCC

  1. The Undergraduate Coordinating Council shall consist of representation from the faculty, the students and the administration. One faculty seat shall be apportioned to each undergraduate degree-granting college and to the University Libraries. The remaining seats shall be apportioned as follows:

    1. Determine an allocation of nine additional seats in accordance with the ratio between the number of regular full-time faculty members in each college, excluding the College of Law and members of the supportive professional staff, to the total number of such faculty members in all undergraduate colleges, this being the number reported by the office of the executive vice president and provost on January first of each year.

    2. etermine an allocation of nine additional seats in accordance with the ratio between the number of undergraduate degree programs in each college to the total number of such degree programs in all colleges. Degree programs shall be considered to be those programs offered by departments for which a separate degree title is offered; minors and emphases within degree programs shall not be considered as separate degree programs.


    3. Determine an allocation of nine additional seats in accordance with the ratio between the number of undergraduate credit hours taught per year in each college to the total number of undergraduate credit hours taught per year in all colleges.

Each college shall receive the maximum number of seats on the council to which it would be entitled under either formula (1), formula (2), or formula (3) as identified above. The number of faculty seats on the council apportioned under the three conditions shall be increased above nine if necessary to accommodate the total number of seats determined to be needed under the application of the above conditions.

Faculty members shall be nominated by their respective college curriculum committees and elected by their respective college faculties. The University Libraries representative to the Undergraduate Coordinating Council shall be elected by the faculty of the University Libraries. Elected faculty shall serve three-year, staggered, renewable terms. Faculty representatives on the council shall elect from among their members a person who shall serve as the assistant chair of the council.

The remaining seats shall be apportioned as follows:

Each standing committee shall nominate one student member for membership on the UCC. These nominees shall elect from among themselves those students who shall serve on the UCC.

The vice provost for undergraduate education shall serve ex officio as chair of the council.

  1. The Undergraduate Coordinating Council shall have the following responsibilities:

    1. Establish general policies for undergraduate study;


    2. Coordinate the intercollegiate aspects of undergraduate education;


    3. In consultation with the colleges, determine policy for undergraduate studies and baccalaureate programs, and semester-hour requirements for undergraduate majors and minors;


    4. Foster high standards of undergraduate instruction;


    5. Organize and direct the work of the standing committees of the Undergraduate Coordinating Council, receive reports from such committees, and render final decisions on the policy recommendations received from them;


    6. Determine policy governing programs of study, and approve all such new programs of study. A program of study refers to any academic concentration which is reported on student transcripts.;


    7. Encourage cooperation among departments and colleges concerning curricular matters and resolve any differences among the colleges.


  2. The chair, the assistant chair, and such other faculty members as the council may designate shall comprise a committee to prepare the agenda for meetings of the council.

    Minutes and reports of the Undergraduate Coordinating Council shall be deposited in the University Archives and distributed in a timely fashion to the executive secretary of the University Council, to the executive vice-president and provost, to the chairs of the standing committees of the Undergraduate Coordinating Council, to deans of the six undergraduate degree-granting colleges and the director of the University Libraries, and to such others as deemed appropriate by the council.

    Substantive changes in policies under the jurisdiction of the Undergraduate Coordinating Council must be reported to the University Council.

UNDERGRADUATE COORDINATING COUNCIL (UCC)

MEMBERSHIP
2003-2004
2004-2005
2005-2006
2006-2007
*Vice Provost Earl Seaver Earl Seaver    
Business David Sinason David Sinason    
Business Charles Downing      
Education  Elizabeth Wilkins Elizabeth Wilkins Elizabeth Wilkins  
Education Lucy Townsend  Lucy Townsend Lucy Townsend  
Engineering & Eng. Tech.  Nourredine Boubekri Nourredine Boubekri Nourredine Boubekri  
Engineering & Eng. Tech. **James Stewart Jenn-Terng Gau Jenn-Terng Gau Jenn-Terng Gau
Health and Human Sciences Deb Gough/Sally Conklin Deb Gough    
Health and Human Sciences Linda Derscheid #Linda Derscheid Linda Derscheid Linda Derscheid
Liberal Arts & Sciences #Philip Eubanks Mark Mehrer Mark Mehrer Mark Mehrer
Liberal Arts & Sciences Leslie Rigg Mark Van Wienen Mark Van Wienen Mark Van Wienen
Liberal Arts & Sciences Art Doederlein Art Doederlein Art Doederlein  
Liberal Arts & Sciences David Rusin David Rusin David Rusin  
Liberal Arts & Sciences C. T. Lin C. T. Lin    
Liberal Arts & Sciences Keith Millis Keith Miller    
Visual & Performing Arts William Goldenberg William Goldenberg William Goldenberg William Goldenberg
Visual & Performing Arts Larry Stoffel Larry Stoffel Larry Stoffel Larry Stoffel
University Libraries
Representative
Nestor Osorio Paul Webb Paul Webb Paul Webb
Students (6) Laura Krueger Jonathan Katz - LAS
Erik Person - BUS
   
* Faculty Chair for spring semester
** Faculty Chair for fall semester
Ex officio
#S. Conklin serves Spring 2005 for L. Derscheid (sabbatical)