(Bylaws, Article 14.67)

Membership of  CUAE

A.     The Committee on the Undergraduate Academic Environment shall consist of the following members:

One faculty representative from the Undergraduate Coordinating Council (UCC) 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 and one faculty representative shall be appointed from the University Libraries;

Four undergraduate  student members, at least one to be a nontraditional student, shall be selected by CUAE from nominees submitted by the student advisory committees of the undergraduate degree-granting colleges; one student to be nominated for membership on the UCC;

A student representative of the Student Association appointed by the president of the Student Association;

A student representative from the Campus Activities Board appointed by the chair of that board.

The following shall be ex officio, nonvoting members of the committee: vice provost responsible for undergraduate education; vice provost for Student Affairs; representative from Student Housing Services, appointed by the director; a representative from University Programming and Activities, appointed by the director.

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

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

Student members shall serve one-year, renewable, terms beginning in fall semester.

B.     Duties

The Committee on the Undergraduate Academic Environment shall have the responsibility to:

  1. Promote a campus atmosphere which will be maximally conducive to learning and to stimulation of an appreciation for learning and for the arts, the humanities, the sciences, and the professions;

  2. Monitor and evaluate the campus environment from the perspective of its compatibility with and support for the learning process and the development of an appreciation for learning and to recommend policies and programs to strengthen that environment;

  3. Evaluate the interface between the curricular and extra-curricular aspects of campus life, and to recommend policies and programs to strengthen that interface;

  4. Evaluate the impact of campus housing policies and facilities upon the learning environment, and, when necessary, to recommend policies and programs designed to make that impact more constructive to the learning environment;

  5. Analyze the adequacy of the campus support facilities for the learning environment, and to make recommendations for their improvement;

  6. Undertake such specific studies and analyses of the campus learning environment as may be prescribed for it by the UCC.
UCC Faculty C. T. Lin  C.T. Lin    
Business Donnavieve Smith Donnavieve Smith    
Education Pam Nelson Pam Nelson    
Engineering & Engineering Technology Nipa Phojanamungkolkij      
Health and Human Sciences *Ngoyi Bukonda Ngoyi Bukonda    
Liberal Arts & Sciences Melissa Lenczewski *Melissa Lenczewski Melissa Lenczewski  
Visual and Performing Arts Kimberly Martens Kimberly Martens    
University Libraries ^David Lonergan   ^David Lonergan David Lonergan David Lonergan
SA Representative         
CAB, Student Representative  Matthew Holder        
+ Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education  Earl Seaver   Earl Seaver     
+Vice Provost for Student Affairs  Brian Hemphill   Brian Hemphill     
+ Student Housing Services  William Draper   William Draper     
+ University Programming & Activities  Michelle Bringas        
Students (4)  Matthew Herbert - EET
Michelle Cicero - ED
                 * Chair
                 + Ex officio nonvoting
            ^L. VandeCreek serve Fall 2005 for D. Lonergan