The Core is managed by the Director, who is responsible for leading efforts in faculty development, managing the effective delivery and assessment of the curriculum, managing the Core office, representing the Core across the campus, and implementing initiatives and policies as determined by the Core Executive Committee, Academic Assembly, and the Board of Trustees. The Director works closely with three key committees:
This is the main governance committee for the University Core. It is responsible for setting Core policies, maintaining and adjusting curriculum requirements, overseeing the review of course proposals, and developing recommendations for ways to improve the curriculum.
AY 21-22 members:
This committee reviews all Core course proposals, manages a cycle of periodic review of previously approved courses, makes recommendations to the Core Executive Committee regarding the course submission and review process, as well as recommendations regarding ways to improve the University Core.
AY 19-20 members:
Paulette Kidder, Philosophy, Arts & Sciences representative, Chair
Katya Emm, Finance, Albers representative
Mo Sin, Nursing, College of Nursing representative
Jen Sorensen, Chemistry, Science & Engineering representative
Harmony Arnold, Performing Arts and Arts Leadership
Hilary Hawley, English
Rick Malleus, Communications
Matt Whitlock, Religious Studies
This committee plans and organizes systematic efforts to collect evidence regarding student learning in the Core, reviews data on student learning and the effectiveness of Core courses, makes regular reports to the Core Executive Committee, and makes recommendations to the Core Executive Committee regarding proposed changes in Core courses and pedagogy in order to improve students’ mastery of the Core Learning Objectives.
AY 18-19 members:
Susan Meyers, English, Arts & Sciences representative, Chair
Katie Fitzpatrick, Albers representative
Vlad Dashkeev, Albers, 1600/3600 representative
June Johnson Bube, Arts & Sciences, 1100 representative
Bill Kangas, Arts & Sciences, 1400/3400 representative
Caitlin Plovnick, Library representative
Bob Duniway, Assistant VP for Planning, Institutional
Charles Lawrence, Associate Provost for Academic Excellence,
University Assessment Committee representative