Committee on the Undergraduate Academic Environment  

COMMITTEE ON THE UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT
(CUAE)
(Bylaws, Article 14.67)

Membership of  CUAE

A.     The Committee on the Undergraduate Academic Environment shall consist of the following members:

One faculty representative from the Undergraduate Coordinating Council (UCC) 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 and one faculty representative shall be appointed from the University Libraries;

Four undergraduate  student members, at least one to be a nontraditional student, shall be selected by CUAE from nominees submitted by the student advisory committees of the undergraduate degree-granting colleges; one student to be nominated for membership on the UCC;

A student representative of the Student Association appointed by the president of the Student Association;

A student representative from the Campus Activities Board appointed by the chair of that board.

The following shall be ex officio, nonvoting members of the committee: vice provost responsible for undergraduate education; vice provost for Student Affairs; representative from Student Housing Services, appointed by the director; a representative from University Programming and Activities, appointed by the director.

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

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

Student members shall serve one-year, renewable, terms beginning in fall semester.

B.     Duties

The Committee on the Undergraduate Academic Environment shall have the responsibility to:

  1. Promote a campus atmosphere which will be maximally conducive to learning and to stimulation of an appreciation for learning and for the arts, the humanities, the sciences, and the professions;


  2. Monitor and evaluate the campus environment from the perspective of its compatibility with and support for the learning process and the development of an appreciation for learning and to recommend policies and programs to strengthen that environment;


  3. Evaluate the interface between the curricular and extra-curricular aspects of campus life, and to recommend policies and programs to strengthen that interface;


  4. Evaluate the impact of campus housing policies and facilities upon the learning environment, and, when necessary, to recommend policies and programs designed to make that impact more constructive to the learning environment;


  5. Analyze the adequacy of the campus support facilities for the learning environment, and to make recommendations for their improvement;


  6. Undertake such specific studies and analyses of the campus learning environment as may be prescribed for it by the UCC.
COMMITTEE ON THE UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT(CUAE)
MEMBERSHIP
2003-2004
2004-2005
2005-2006
2006-2007
UCC Faculty C. T. Lin C. T. Lin    
Business Donnavieve Smith Donnavieve Smith Donnavieve Smith  
Education Pam Nelson Pam Nelson Pam Nelson  
Engineering & Engineering Technology Nipa Phojanamungkolkij  Nipa Phojanamungkolkij Nipa Phojanamungkolkij Nipa Phojanamungkolkij
Health and Human Sciences Ngoyi Bukonda *Ngoyi Bukonda Ngoyi Bukonda  
Liberal Arts & Sciences Mitrick Johns Melissa Lenczewski Melissa Lenczewski Melissa Lenczewski
Visual and Performing Arts Kimberly Martens Kimberly Martens Kimberly Martens  
University Libraries *Roberta Burk ^David Lonergan     
SA Representative   Keith Kruchten      
CAB, Student Representative    Matthew Holder      
+ Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education   Earl Seaver Earl Seaver      
+Vice Provost for Student Affairs   Gary Gresholdt Brian Hemphill      
+ Student Housing Services   William Draper William Draper      
+ University Programming & Activities  Michelle Bringas Michelle Bringas      
Students (4)  Jade Hogueisson - LAS  Matthew Herbert - EET
Michelle Cicero - ED
   
                 * Chair
                 + Ex officio nonvoting
            ^D. Lonergan completes term for R. Burk