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The Curricular Affairs Committee is a Standing Committee of the Faculty Senate

Charge of the CAC

The CAC is responsible for matters related to undergraduate and graduate educational policy and long-range academic planning, including items referred to in Sections 1.1b, 1.13, 1.1f, 1.1g, 1.2a, and 1.2k of the Faculty Senate Constitution & Bylaws. The CAC reviews proposals to initiate, alter, or terminate programs from the Schools and Colleges. Actions taken by the CAC and approved by the Faculty Senate are sent to the Provost for action.

CAC Operating Procedures - revised 5/23 (pdf)

CAC Membership & Chair

The CAC membership is composed of at least two members from each of the major academic units.  A unit with more than 200 full-time eligible faculty members may elect one additional member.  Members are elected for a three-year term, starting on July 1.  Attendance is required at monthly CAC meetings.  Any member absent from three committee meetings in a calendar year will be considered to have vacated his/her seat.

The Co-Chairs of the Curricular Affairs Committee are Colby Kervick and Stephen Everse. 

CAC Member List

Curricular Affairs Committee Members
Agriculture & Life ScienceDeSisto, ThomasThomas deSisto2023-2026
Agriculture & Life ScienceMurray, JanetJanet Murray2021-2024
Arts & ScienceBlom, DeborahDeborah Blom2021-2024
Arts & ScienceEmery, MeaghanMeaghan Emery2021-2024
Arts & ScienceRamirez-Harrington, DonnaDonna Harrington2022-2025
Arts & ScienceVizcarra, CatalinaCatalina Vizcarra2023-2026
Business (Grossman School)Jones, DavidDavid Jones2021-2024
Business (Grossman School)Tomas, AmyAmy Tomas2023-2026
Education & Social ServicesKervick, Colby (co-chair)Colby Kervick2023-2026
Education & Social ServicesMayo, Cris2022-2025
Engineering & Mathematical ScienceRosebush, JoanJoan Rosebush2023-2026
Engineering & Mathematical ScienceHibbeler, JasonJason Hibbeler2022-2025
Environment & Natural Resources (Rubenstein School)vacant 2023-2026
Environment & Natural Resources (Rubenstein School)Seidl, AmyAmy Seidl2021-2024
LibrariesDoherty, Prudence2022-2025
LibrariesSwogger, SusanSusan Swogger2021-2024
Medicinede Jager, Elzerie2023-2026
MedicineEverse, Stephen (co-chair)Stephen Everse2021-2024
MedicineGriffin, ThomasThomas Griffin2021-2024
MedicineLau, Chi Chi2022-2025
Nursing & Health ScienceFrimpong, CynthiaCynthia Frimpong2023-2026
Nursing & Health ScienceSibold, JeremyJeremy Sibold2023-2026
Graduate Student Senatepending 2023-2024
Student Government AssociationBednarik, Liv 2023-2024



CAC Meeting Schedule and Materials

Waterman Sign

The Curricular Affairs Committee meets on the first Thursday of the month from 4:15-6:15 PM

2023-2024 Meeting Schedule & Materials

CAC Meeting Schedule 2023-2024
datelocation agendaminutes
September 7, 2023Waterman 427AAgendaMinutes
October 5, 2023 Waterman 427AAgendaMinutes
November 2, 2023 on TeamsAgendaMinutes
December 7, 2023Waterman 427AAgendaMinutes
January 4, 2024 on TeamsAgendaMinutes
February 1, 2024Waterman 427AAgendaMinutes
March 7, 2024 Waterman 427AAgendaMinutes
April 4, 2024on TeamsAgendaMinutes
May 2, 2024Waterman 427AAgendaMinutes


2022-2023 Meeting Schedule & Materials

CAC Meeting Schedule 2022-2023
datelocation agendaminutes
September 1, 2022Waterman 427AAgendaMinutes
October 6, 2022 Cancelled  
November 3, 2022 on TeamsAgendaMinutes
December 1, 2022on TeamsAgendaMinutes
January 5, 2023 on TeamsAgendaMinutes
February 2, 2023Waterman 427AAgendaMinutes
March 2, 2023 on TeamsAgendaMinutes
April 6, 2023on TeamsAgendaMinutes
May 4, 2023Waterman 427AAgendaDraft Minutes

2021-2022 Meeting Schedule & Materials

CAC Meeting Schedule 2021-2022
September 2, 2021AgendaMinutes
October 7, 2021AgendaMinutes
November 4, 2021AgendaMinutes
December 2, 2021AgendaMinutes
January 6, 2022No Meeting 
February 3, 2022AgendaMinutes
March 3, 2022AgendaMinutes
April 7, 2022AgendaMinutes
May 5, 2022AgendaDraft Minutes

2020-2021 Meeting Schedule & Materials

CAC Meeting Schedule 2020-2021
September 3, 2020AgendaMinutes
October 1, 2020AgendaMinutes
November 5, 2020AgendaMinutes
December 3, 2020AgendaMinutes
January 14, 2021AgendaMinutes
February 4, 2021Cancelled 
March 4, 2021AgendaMinutes
April 1, 2021AgendaMinutes
May 6, 2021Agenda Minutes

2019-2020 Meeting Schedule & Materials

CAC Meeting Schedule 2019-2020
September 5, 2019AgendaMinutes
October 3, 2019AgendaMinutes
November 7, 2019AgendaMinutes
December 5, 2019AgendaMinutes
January 9, 2020AgendaMinutes
February 6, 2020Cancelled 
March 6, 2020Cancelled 
April 2, 2020Cancelled 
April 30, 2020AgendaMinutes

2018-2019 Meeting Schedule & Materials

CAC Meeting Schedule 2018-2019
September 6, 2018AgendaMinutes
October 4, 2018AgendaMinutes
November 1, 2018AgendaMinutes
December 6, 2018AgendaMinutes
January 3, 2019AgendaMinutes
February 7, 2019Cancelled 
March 7, 2019AgendaMinutes
April 4, 2019AgendaMinutes
May 2, 2019AgendaMinutes

2017-2018 Meeting Schedule & Materials

CAC Meeting Schedule 2017-2018
September 7, 2017AgendaMinutes
October 5, 2017AgendaMinutes
November 2, 2017AgendaMinutes
December 7, 2017AgendaMinutes
January 4, 2018Cancelled 
February 1, 2018AgendaMinutes
March 2, 2018Cancelled 
April 4, 2018AgendaMinutes
May 3, 2018AgendaMinutes

2016-2017 Meeting Schedule & Materials

CAC Meeting Schedule 2016-2017
2015-2016 Year End ReportReport 
September 1, 2016AgendaMinutes
October 6, 2016AgendaMinutes
November 3, 2016AgendaMinutes
December 1, 2016AgendaMinutes
January 5, 2017AgendaMinutes
February 2, 2017AgendaMinutes
March 2, 2017AgendaMinutes
April 6, 2017AgendaMinutes
May 4, 2017AgendaMinutes
2016-2017 Year End ReportReport