Curriculum Council

The Associate Dean is responsible for the publication of the Curriculum Council Handbook that CC produces annually. The handbook, available online, describes procedures for submitting course proposals, new majors, minors, and concentrations, as well as procedures for General Education course approval and course development information.

 

CC Members for the 2021-22 Academic Year

Amy Coles, Chair
Aaron Wilson, Vice-Chair
Julie Ballard
Lydia Bertschi
Carmela Ferradans
Robert Irons
Chris Sweet
Greg Shaw, ex officio
Leslie Betz, ex officio*


*Each semester Curriculum Council votes on whether or not to invite the Registrar to attend meetings. If granted approval, she attends all meetings for the given semester.

 

2021-22 CC Calendar of Deadlines

Including Curriculum Council (CC), General Education
Late proposals will not be considered

8/19/2021 Email Gateway Syllabi to the Interim Associate Dean, Greg Shaw gshaw@iwu.edu
9/13/2021 Deadline for changes to be included in the Spring Semester Program of Classes. This is the last opportunity for consideration by the faculty at the October Faculty Meeting.
9/17/2021 Deadline for submission of course fee requests to the Mellon Center for Spring 2022.

11/2/2021

Deadline for submission of new or significantly revised majors, minors, or concentrations.

2/1/2022

Outgoing CC representatives will call for nominations for their replacements.

2/7/2022

Deadline for submission of requests for inclusion in the Fall 2022 printed Program of Classes. Note: Requests approved after the Program is posted may still be included on the web-based list of courses for Fall 2022.

2/8/2022

Departmental commitment to the Associate Dean of Curricular and Faculty Development of faculty resources to teach Gateway Colloquia (for the next academic year).

2/14/2022

Deadline for submission of requests to CC for faculty action in the current academic year. If CC receives proposals after this date, it may need to postpone consideration until the following academic year.

2/14/2022

The slate of CC nominees will be announced in academic units that need to elect a new representative. Two (2) days will be given for additions / deletions.

2/18/2022

Deadline for submission of course fee requests to the Mellon Center for Fall 2022 registration.

2/21/2022

Deadline for voting for CC representatives in academic units who are electing a new representative.

4/4/2022

Deadline for submission to the Associate Dean of Curricular and Faculty Development of final Gateway Colloquium course descriptions for the next academic year.

*Note: In the rare occasion that a Gateway instructor is hired over the summer to teach a new Gateway course in the Fall, this instructor should send a course description and syllabus to the Associate Dean of Curricular and Faculty Development and the Writing Program Director before the start of the Fall semester for preliminary review. A full Gateway Course Proposal should be sent to CC by September 13, 2021, and the Gateway syllabus review process should be engaged as soon as possible. For new Gateway courses to be taught in Spring, the instructor should send a course description and syllabus to the Associate Dean of Curricular and Faculty Development and the Writing Program Director before the start of the Spring semester. A full Gateway Course Proposal should be sent to CC by November 22, 2021 (the deadline for submission of course proposals to CC).



2021-22 Curriculum Council Handbook

Curriculum Council Forms:

Exemplary Curriculum Council Proposals

CC Minutes Browse  or search Curriculum Council meeting minutes stored in Digital Commons @ IWU

 Course Catalog 

New Curriculum Council Structure (Approved April 2014)

Curriculum Council Procedures (Approved April 2014) 

 

GENERAL EDUCATION-RELATED DOCUMENTS
General Education Direct Assessment Five-Year Rotation Calendar (Approved Fall 2013)
General Education Direct Assessment Plan  (Approved Fall 2013) 
Student Learning Assessment 

 

GATEWAY-RELATED DOCUMENTS 
2014 Curriculum Council Gateway Proposal (Approved April 2014), click here 
2014 Curriculum Council Gateway Staffing Proposal
Gateway Related Historical Documentation, click here 

 

2021 INTERNSHIP FRAMEWORK FORUMS
Nov 16 Zoom Recording
Nov 19 Zoom Recording