University Senate                                                          Proposed: May 4, 2007

                                                                                    Adopted:

 

 

RESOLUTION TO AMEND

THE COMPOSITION AND JURISDICTION
OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

 

WHEREAS      the Committee on Education has in recent years taken on the systematic review of the use of technology in proposed degree curricula and generally in teaching at the University, and

 

WHEREAS      this matter has been thoroughly reviewed by the proponent committees;

 

BE IT RESOLVED      that the Senate By-laws be amended to set forth the composition and jurisdiction of the Committee as follows and that the University Senate approve this proposal.

 

 

The Committee on Education shall consist of 19 members apportioned as follows: 8 tenured faculty, 3 non-tenured faculty, 4 students at least one of whom will be a graduate student, 2 administrators, 1 alumnus and 1 library staff. The Committee on Education shall review, and may from time to time recommend, plans and policies relating to the educational system of the University. The Committee shall receive ideas, recommendations, and plans for educational innovations from members of the faculty and others. The Committee shall inform itself of conditions in the several schools, faculties and departments, and propose measures needed to make the most effective use of the resources of the University for educational purposes.

 

The Committee shall examine new online/distance learning and multimedia learning applications to understand their broad academic implications and to recommend policy, procedures, and monitoring in consultation with the committees on Libraries and Digital Resources and on Information and Communications Technology and Infrastructure. It will evaluate the extent to which these enterprises enhance the core mission of the University.

 

 

Proponents:

Structure & Operations Committee

Education Committee

 


Current Education Committee mandate in By-laws

 

The Committee on Education shall consist of 19 members apportioned as follows: 8 tenured faculty, 3 non-tenured faculty, 4 students, 2 administrators, 1 alumnus and 1 library staff. The Committee on Education shall review, and may from time to time recommend, plans and policies relating to the educational system of the University. The Committee shall receive ideas, recommendations, and plans for educational innovations from members of the faculty and others. The Committee shall inform itself of conditions in the several schools, faculties and departments, and propose measures needed to make the most effective use of the resources of the University for educational purposes.