WMU Essential Studies Course Review and Approval Committee

Charges for 2018-19

  1. Review and approve WMU Essential Studies course proposals.
  2. Collaborate with WMU Essential Studies Executive Advisory Committee to communicate WMU Essential Studies course approval requirements to departments/units to facilitate understanding and implementation.
  3. Implement assessment procedures for WMU Essential Studies courses as outlined by WMU Essential Studies Executive Advisory Committee.
  4. Assist WMU Essential Studies Director with WMU Essential Studies data collection for course approval progress.
  5. Recommend modifications of review and approval procedures (design, assessment, submission) to the WMU Essential Studies Executive Advisory Committee.

Approved by the WMU Essential Studies Executive Advisory Committee on Sept. 18, 2018

NOTE: The WMU Essential Studies Course Review and Approval Committee is expected to keep the WMU Essential Studies Executive Advisory Committee apprised of progress, especially in connection with any memorandum of action (MOA) it may develop and to give advance notice of any action the committee seeks to place on the Senate agenda, including the final text of any proposed MOA, report or resolution. The Executive Board should also be notified of substantive procedural issues addressed by the committee.

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Committee Officers

Colleen Stano, Chair

Diana Blouin, Vice Chair

Carol Weideman, Secretary

Ex Officio Member

Decker Hains
Faculty Senate Executive Board

Appointed Faculty Members

Kirsty Eisenhart (2020)
Intellectual Skills Program Advisory Committee

Beth Ernst (2020)
Business

Dana Hammond
Engineering and Applied Sciences

Gina Kling (2020)
Arts and Sciences

Michele McGrady (2020)
Health and Human Services

Matilda McLean (2020)
Aviation

Kathryn Thomsen (2020)
Fine Arts

Carol Weideman (2020)
Education and Human Development

Vacant (2020)
Arts and Sciences

Advisory Members

Diana Blouin
Arts and Sciences

Nick Gauthier
Fine Arts

Anthony Helms
Honors College

Melinda Lockett
Health and Human Services

Richard McMullen
Merze Tate

Shannon Myers
Education and Human Development

Colleen Stano
Business

Sharon VanDyken
Aviation

Nicolas Witschi
Interim Curriculum Manager/WMU Essential Studies Director