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
2006-2007
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010
+^Vice Provost Earl Seaver Earl Seaver    
UCC Faculty Mark Van Wienen    
Business Brian Mackie *Brian Mackie Brian Mackie Brian Mackie
Education Fran Falk-Ross Teresa Wasonga Teresa Wasonga Teresa Wasonga
Engineering Milivoje Kostic Abul Azad Abul Azad Abul Azad
Health/Human Sciences Jeanette Rossetti Karen Baldwin Karen Baldwin Karen Baldwin
Liberal Arts & Sciences Joseph Scudder Joseph Scudder Joseph Scudder  
Liberal Arts & Sciences Michael Konen Michael Konen    
Liberal Arts & Sciences Jay Stravers Jay Stravers    
Visual & Performing Arts Rodrigo Villanueva Rodrigo Villanueva    
University Libraries Faculty Ladislava Khailova Mary Grosch    
+ SA Representative Nick Pappanduros    
Students (6) Kim Nelson - ED
Marian Martinez - HHS
Hollie Olson - EET
Patrick Kaiser - BUS
Kimberly Nelson - ED
   
+^ Honors Program Director Michael Martin Michael Martin    
+ Alumni Association Representative Pat Anderson Pat Anderson    
+ Director of one of the special academic units for minorities Michelle Bringas Michelle Bringas    
* Chair
^ Ex officio
+ Ex officio, nonvoting