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Curricular Affairs Committee

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 Committee Information

Per the Faculty Bylaws, May 12, 2014:

 Membership

The membership of the Curricular Affairs Committee consists of one member of the Executive Committee who serves as an Ex Officio member without vote and functions as a liaison to the Executive Committee. This member is appointed by the Dean. A faculty member from each academic department and three selected at-large from the entire faculty are also appointed by the Dean. A professional pharmacy student per class are elected by the Student Council and have a total of one vote.

Purpose

The Curricular Affairs Committee is responsible for conducting a continuing appraisal and evaluation of the current professional pharmacy education curriculum, and developing recommendations for curricular revisions to assure optimal student learning and outcomes.

To accomplish this essential goal, this committee has both the responsibility and right to:

  1. Develop and maintain a description of expected student learning and outcomes in terms of the total curriculum and each discrete course within the curriculum. The document shall be written in terms of competencies and published annually on the SOP Website.
  2. Review the content of individual and collective courses as to the completeness and contemporary nature of the content, and contribution to the breadth, depth and value to the total curriculum, according to the expected competencies of students completing each course.
  3. Promote and support the development of innovative new course offerings or mechanisms to enhance student learning.

Reporting

Standing committees shall keep and approve all minutes of meetings. The Dean's office representative shall be responsible for the timely preparation of the minutes. The committee shall submit minutes to be posted on the committee webpage within 48 hours of approval. When accepted and approved by committee membership, minutes shall be distributed to the Executive Committee through the designated liaison.

When such minutes include a specific recommendation or policy for faculty consideration, the Executive Committee shall communicate recommendations to the standing committee within 30 working days after receipt. This paragraph is not intended to preclude the Chair of a standing committee to make recommendations on policy changes to the faculty that may not conform to the recommendations of the Executive Committee.

 

Committee Members

(Click any name below to send an email to that member.)
NamePosition
Chris Tawwater Chair
Carlos Alvarez Chair-Elect
Lisa Chastain
Member
jeanie.jaramillo
Member
Vardan Karamyan
Member
Irene La-Beck Member
Kalkunte Srivenugopal Member
Craig Cox Ex Officio Member
Rebecca Sleeper-Irons Ex Officio Member

Meeting Agendas and Minutes by Date

2014

October 27, 2014 (Agenda)

September 29, 2014 (Agenda) (Minutes)

August 8, 2014 (Agenda) (Minutes)

July 11, 2014 (Agenda) (Minutes)

June 6, 2014 (Agenda) (Minutes)

May 9, 2014 (Agenda) (Minutes)

April 11, 2014 (Agenda) (Minutes)

March 17, 2014 (Minutes)

March 7, 2014 - (Agenda) (Minutes)

February 7, 2014 - (Agenda) (Minutes)

January 3, 2014 - (Agenda) (Minutes)

 

2013

December 6, 2013 - (Agenda) (Minutes)

November 1, 2013 - (Agenda) (Minutes)

October 4, 2013 - (Minutes)

September 2013 - (Minutes)

July 2013 - (Agenda)

June 18, 2013 - (Agenda) (Minutes)

May 17, 2013 - (Agenda) (Minutes)

April 16, 2013 - (Agenda) (Minutes)

March 12, 2013 - (Agenda) (Minutes)

February 15, 2013 - (Agenda) (Minutes)

 

2012

October 19, 2012 - (Agenda)

April 27, 2012 - (Agenda)

March 30, 2012 - (Agenda)

February 24, 2012 - (Agenda) (Minutes)

January 27, 2012 - (Agenda) (Minutes)

 

Archived Meetings

Archived Agendas and Minutes

Faculty Retreat

Materials for 2011

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