Faculty Senate University Curriculum Committee

November 16, 2006

3:30 PM

MAR 128 


A regular meeting of the Faculty Senate University Curriculum Committee was convened at 3:30 p.m. on November 16, 2006, in Martin 128 with Chair Stefan Cairns presiding and Donna Mayeux serving as secretary.  Members present:  Renee Cole, Nicholas Fesser, Mike Grelle, Mary Kelly, Clint Orr, Mary Ellen Rowe,

Dan Schierenbeck, Doug Short, Jim Taylor, Christine Wright and Xiaodong Yue.


Absent:  Lori Cochran, Doug Couch, Scott Keifer, Tony Shaffer, Stephen Walker and Yuankun Yao.


I.                    Minutes:

The March 16, May 18, September 14 and October 19, 2006 minutes were approved as circulated.  Stefan addressed the question marks in the October minutes concerning FSUCC representation on the Assessment Committee.  It was decided that Michael Grelle and Renee Cole can be the common link as they serve on both committees.


II.                  Discussion Items:



          Stefan Cairns asked if the committee agrees to remove the word "required" from minors.  The group consensus was yes.


          Cairns advised the committee to discuss these issues within their colleges and departments to find out any problem areas.  At the next meeting he'd like to have a

          recommendation about adjusting the policy to alleviate the problem of double majors.







III.                New Program Proposals:  None


Meeting adjourned at 4:30 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,



Donna Mayeux


The next meeting is scheduled for December 14, 2006, 3:30pm in Martin 128.


Any questions, please contact Stefan Cairns, FSUCC Chair at ext. 8291.