COMMITTEE ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
(CIUE)
(Bylaws, Article 13.66)

Membership of (CIUE)

A.     The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education shall consist of the following members:

                One faculty representative from the Undergraduate Coordinating Council (UCC) shall be chosen by the faculty of the Undergraduate Coordinating Council.

                One faculty representative shall be appointed by the curriculum committee of each undergraduate degree-granting college except the College of Liberal Arts
                and Sciences; three faculty members appointed by the curriculum committee of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to represent the areas of the
                humanities, the social sciences, and the other sciences;

                One faculty representative shall be appointed by the faculty of the University Libraries.

                Six students shall be selected so that there are two undergraduate student members from within the three different divisions in the College of Liberal Arts
                and Sciences, and one undergraduate student member from each of the remaining undergraduate degree-granting colleges, one to be nominated to serve on
                the UCC;

                Representative of the Student Association appointed by the president of the Student Association, who shall serve as an ex officio, nonvoting member of the
                committee (if the above selection procedures do not produce a minority student, the president of the Student Association shall appoint such a student as a
                nonvoting member);

                Representative from the NIU Alumni Association, appointed by that association, who shall be an ex officio, nonvoting member.

                The following shall be ex officio, nonvoting members of the committee: vice provost responsible for undregraduate education, director of the University
                Honors Program, director of one of the special academic units focusing on minority student concerns.

        The chair shall be elected by the voting members of the Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education and shall serve a one-year term beginning in
        the fall semester.

        Faculty members shall serve three-year staggered terms, renewable, beginning in the fall semester.

        Students shall serve one-year, renewable, terms beginning in the fall semester.

B.     Duties

        The Committee on the Improvement of Undergraduate Education shall have the responsibilities to:

        1.     Recommend to the UCC changes or experiments in the undergraduate program at the university.

        2.     Establish the policies and procedures for the annual awards to outstanding undergraduate teachers of the university.

        3.     Explore ways of aiding faculty members in improving their methods of teaching.

        4.     Report annually to the UCC its activities and recommendations related to purpose and duties .

COMMITTEE ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION (CIUE)


C.  MEMBERSHIP
2002-2003
2003-2004
2004-2005
2005-2006
+^Vice Provost Robert Wheeler Earl Seaver
UCC Faculty Kenneth King Linda Derscheid
Business Tanuja Singh ±Tanuja Singh  
Education Fran Falk-Ross *Fran Falk-Ross  
Engineering Milivoje Kostic ±Milivoje Kostic  
Health/Human Sciences Beth Miller Beth Miller  
Liberal Arts & Sciences Mark Kipperman Brad Peters Brad Peters Brad Peters
Liberal Arts & Sciences Hong-You Wu Hong-You Wu Hong-You Wu 
Liberal Arts & Sciences Richard Greene Richard Greene Richard Greene 
Visual & Performing Arts Ed Konoski Ed Klonoski Ed Klonoski 
University Libraries Faculty Rebecca Martin Rebecca Martin Rebecca Martin 
+ SA Representative      
Students (6) Tricia Motherwell - BUS
Anne Carmell - HHS
Allison Kruzic
Abigail Pearson  - LAS
Gary McDowell - LAS
Linda Whaley - HHS
Jessica Exline - ED
Katie Bradbury - LAS
Charles Howard - LAS
 
+^ Honors Program Director Michael Martin  Michael Martin  
+ Alumni Association
Representative
Pat Anderson  Pat Anderson  
+ Director of one of the special academic units for minorities Sylvia Fuentes  Leroy Mitchell  
                                  * Chair
                                  ^ Ex officio
                                  + Ex officio, nonvoting
                                 ±J. Marchewka serves fall 2003 for T. Singh (sabbatical)
                                  ±D. Zinger serves fall 2003 for M. Kostic (sabbatical)