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Faculty Senate

The Curriculum Committee (CuC) has the authority to recommend to the Common Council-Faculty Senate policies pertaining to the undergraduate curriculum. The CuC recommends to the Common Council-Faculty Senate: majors, minors, new and unique course sequences, and certification programs; and changes in title of academic disciplines and of curricular programs, and changes in majors, minors, unique course sequences, and curricular programs.  It reports these matters to the Common Council-Faculty Senate for review and for action at the request of any member of the Common Council-Faculty Senate. 

All proposals for the CuC, once completed and approved appropriately (i.e., departments and dean approvals), should be forwarded to the Chair of the CuC to be placed on a upcoming committee meeting agenda.The CuC chair sets the agenda for meetings and will notify departments when proposals are to be discussed.  The 2015-2016 Curriculum Committee Chair is David Ozsvath.
2014-2015 Curriculum Committee membership and meeting schedule
Curricular proposal information and forms:
REMINDER...when revising or amending, please be certain to:
  1. use the most current catalog text (the current catalog in MS Word format is available in the
    "Reference Materials" in myCommonCouncil:;
  2. strike out deleted material and underscore new material in the revised title, description, etc.;
  3. obtain the appropriate signatures; and 
  4. forward the original and 20 copies to the chairperson of the Curriculum Committee. 
UWSP Certificate Program Guidelines
Guidelines for Interdisciplinary Certificate Programs
The Teacher Education Subcommittee, a subcommittee of the Curriculum Committee, reviews those curriculum and curricular policy matters which are referred to it by the Curriculum Committee, in order to certify that such proposals are consistent with Wisconsin standards for certification, and reports its recommendations to the Curriculum Committee.
2014-2015 Teacher Education Subcommittee membership and meeting schedule