(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 president 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.
UCC Faculty
 Jeanne Isabel
Beverly Henry
Paula Brown
Debra Pender
Engineering & Engineering Technology
Dennis Cesarotti
Health and Human Sciences
Mary Koren 
Mary Koren
Mary Koren
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Melissa Lenczewski
Melissa Lenczewski
Visual and Performing Arts
Tom Bough
*Tom Bough
Tom Bough
Tom Bough
University Libraries
Wendall Johnson 
 Wendall Johnson
Wendall Johnson
SA Representative 
Daniel Matousek
CAB, Student Representative 
+ Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education 
Earl Seaver
Earl Seaver
+Vice President for Student Affairs 
Brian Hemphill 
Brian Hemphill 
+ Student Housing Services 
Michael Stang 
Michael Stang
+ University Programming & Activities 
Angela Dreessen 
Angela Dreessen
Students (4) 
Kelly Lyell (LAS) 
Samantha Schweitzer - ED
                 * Chair
                 + Ex officio nonvoting