COMMITTEE ON THE IMPROVEMENT OF UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION
(CIUE)
(Bylaws, Article 14.66)

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)

MEMBERSHIP
2004-2005
2005-2006
2006-2007
2007-2008
+^Vice Provost Earl Seaver Earl Seaver
UCC Faculty Mark Van Wienen Mark Van Wienen
Business Brian Mackie   Brian Mackie Brian Mackie  
Education  Fran Falk-Ross Fran Falk-Ross Fran Falk-Ross  
Engineering  Milivoje Kostic Milivoje Kostic Milivoje Kostic  
Health/Human Sciences  Jeanette Rossetti Jeanette Rossetti Jeanette Rossetti  
Liberal Arts & Sciences Brad Peters Brad Peters    
Liberal Arts & Sciences Hong-You Wu  Michael Konen Michael Konen Michael Konen
Liberal Arts & Sciences Richard Greene  Jay Stravers Jay Stravers Jay Stravers
Visual & Performing Arts Ed Klonoski  Rodrigo Villanueva Rodrigo Villanueva Rodrigo Villanueva
University Libraries Faculty *Rebecca Martin  Ladislava Khailova Ladislava Khailova Ladislava Khailova
+ SA Representative Nick Pappanduros Nick Pappanduros
Students (6) Carol Ferguson -HHS
Kyle Shanley, EET
Jessica Exline - ED 
Kimber Nelson - ED
+^ Honors Program Director  Michael Martin Michael Martin
+ Alumni Association Representative Pat Anderson   Pat Anderson
+ Director of one of the special academic units for minorities Leroy Mitchell   LaVerne Gyant
* Chair
^ Ex officio
+ Ex officio, nonvoting