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Curriculum Action Notice


Academic Affairs Committee


February 17, 2005

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Flor Blanco, Belknap Hall 110A, Ext. 4604,

Originally Provost Lane created the First Year Seminar Committee. AAC is now recommending transferring the First Year Seminar Committee to AAC, as a subcommittee.

Charge for First Year Seminar Committee

The First Year Seminar Committee will:

  • oversee the UNV course: develop, plan, evaluate, set clear expectations
  • select a thematic reading for the year
  • recommend approval of course substitution for the UNV course
  • recommend faculty to teach the UNV 1100 course
  • require faculty to attend a training program
  • report to AAC at least once each year

Members will be assigned by the Academic Affairs Committee.

The chairperson of the First Year Seminar Committee will be assigned by AAC.

Members will serve for three staggered year terms.



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