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Academic Affairs Council


MemberRepresentsTerm Expiration
Lynette CarlsonCommunication Sciences and DisordersJune 30, 2021
Chris JohnsonEducationJune 30, 2020
Kelley PhillipsApplied Human SciencesJune 30, 2020
Catherine ReichPsychologyJune 30, 2021
Sandra van den BosseSocial WorkJune 30, 2021
Scott CarlsonDean's Office (Ex-Officio)

The following schedule is set for Spring 2020; meetings will be cancelled if there is no curriculum or policy items for an agenda. All meetings will be held on Thursdays at 3:00 p.m. in EduE 142 on the following dates:

Curriculum proposals should be submitted electronically to Lynn Velander by 3:30 p.m. the Thursday (one week) prior to the meeting.

FAQ's regarding undergraduate course proposals

Bloom's Taxonomy for developing course learning outcomes

Reviewer form (for Academic Affairs Council members only)

Curriculum Guidelines

Important EVCAA deadlines:

New Courses and Changes to Existing Courses

Changes MUST be received by the deadline date, requests made after the deadline date will be reviewed for the following semester.  If only one change to a current course is requested, or to request a previously approved special topics title to be taught again, a memo from the department head to the Dean or Associate Dean requesting the change may be forwarded on to Nancy Burley for Academic Affairs approval.

EffectiveEVCAA Deadline Dates
Spring 2020October 1, 2019
Summer 2020 (for new and special topics titles)October 1, 2019
Summer 2020 (for course changes)November 1, 2019
Fall 2020November 1, 2019

Program Changes (including changes to sample plans)

Changes MUST be received by the deadline date, requests made after the deadline date will be reviewed for the following fall semester as programs will ONLY be made with a fall effective date. 

EffectiveEVCAA Deadline Date
Fall 2020December 1, 2019
Fall 2021December 1, 2020


New Program Proposal

EffectiveEVCAA Deadline Date
Spring 2020This year they will be accepted until the last day of spring semester: May 10, 2019
Fall 2020December 1, 2019
Spring 2021May 1, 2020
Fall 2021December 1, 2020

Proposals received AFTER the deadline date will be reviewed for the next effective date.

Liberal Education Submission Deadlines

Effective Semester
EVCAA Deadline Date*
FallMarch 1
SpringOctober 1
SummerFebruary 1

*If the deadline date falls on a weekend, the proposal(s) are due the next following business day.

Liberal Education forms, requirements, etc...can be found here.