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2018 - 12/06


University Committee on Undergraduate Education


Thursday, December 6, 2018

10:15 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.

Board Room, 4th Floor Administration Building



  1. Approval of the Agenda (Action Item)


  1. Approval of the November 15, 2018 UCUE Minutes (Action Item)


  1. Comments from the Chairperson


  1. Comments from the Interim Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education


  1. Request for Changes to the Admission Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Veterinary Technology (Action Item)  tabled at October 4, 2018 meeting

    Taylor Epp, Director, Management, College of Veterinary Medicine

    1. In item 1.a.(3), add language on a 2.5 minimum math and science GPA of 2.5 in accordance to the catalog language on p. 4 of 6. The College will review whether this GPA requirement should cover math and science collectively, or if it wants students to have a 2.5 GPA in science and a 2.5 GPA math.
    2. The College will clarify the mathematics requirements.
    3. The College will work to have the classes which fulfill the Tier II writing requirement designated as "W" (writing intensive)


  1. Block Tuition Updates and Effects on Drop Add and Refund Policies (Information Item)

Renata Opoczynski, UIA Fellow

Kelly High McCord, Management Analyst

Susan Richter, Specialist, Office of Planning and Budgets

Walter Hawthorne, Associate Dean, College of Social Science

Kimberly Blair-Chambers, Registrar Associate


  1. Proposal to create a Department of African American and African Studies (AAAS)  (Action Item)

Sonja Fritzsche, Associate Dean, College of Arts and Letters

Glenn Chambers, Director, AAAS Program


  1. Recommendations on Proposed Bylaw Changes for Faculty Governance (Action Item)

Rich Bellon, UCUE Chairperson


  1. Roundtable