2017-18 Committees of the University

Committee for the Improvement of the Undergraduate Academic Experience
(Bylaws, Article 15.6.4)

Membership of CIUAE

15.6.4 Committee for the Improvement of the Undergraduate Academic Experience 

15.6.4.1 Composition

(A) Faculty Representation

1.  One faculty representative shall be appointed by the curriculum committee of each undergraduate degree-granting colleges except the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences..

2.  Three faculty members shall be 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 natural sciences.

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

(B) Student Representation

1.  Seven students shall be selected so that there are two undergraduate student members from within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and one undergraduate student member from each of the remaining undergraduate degree-granting colleges. 

2.  A representative of the Student Association, appointed by the president of the Student Association, shall serve as an ex officio, nonvoting member of the committee. 

3.  If the above selection procedures do not produce a minority student or a non-traditional student, the president of the Student Association shall appoint such a student as a voting member. 

(C) Alumni Representation A representative from the NIU Alumni Association, appointed by that association, shall be an ex officio, nonvoting member.

(D) Administration Representation The following shall be ex officio, nonvoting members of the committee:

1.  Vice Provost responsible for undergraduate education or designee;

2.  Director of one of the special academic units focusing on minority student concerns; (The Executive Vice President and Provost shall annually, by September, designate the director who is to serve on the committee during the academic year.)

3.  Associate Vice President for Student Affairs or designee;

4.  A representative from Housing and Dining appointed by the Executive Director;

5.  Director of University Honors.

15.6.4.2 Duties

(A) To 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 to the University Council policies and programs to strengthen that environment.

(B) To act as an advisory board for the First- and Second-Year Experiences.

(C) To establish policies and procedures and select the recipients for the annual awards recognizing innovative teaching practices and outstanding undergraduate educators at NIU.

(D) To monitor and evaluate undergraduate mentoring programs as well as initiatives involving NIU alumni and students and recommend appropriate changes as necessary.

(E) To report its activities and recommendations related to purpose and duties to the Baccalaureate Council.

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15.6. Standing Committees of the Baccalaureate Council

15.6.1 General

15.6.1.3 Faculty members appointed to a standing committee by a college curriculum committee shall serve a three-year, renewable term beginning in the fall semester. Terms of college appointees shall be staggered.

15.6.1.4 Student members on the committees shall serve one-year, renewable terms beginning in the fall semester.

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Committee for the Improvement of the Undergraduate Academic Experience 
The CIUAE meets on selected Mondays, 1-3 p.m., Altgeld Hall 225.
2017-18 meeting dates are: Sept 11, Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4, Jan 8, Feb 5, Mar 5, Apr 2, May 7.

MEMBERSHIP 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
+^Vice Provost responsible for undergraduate education or designee Edward Klonoski (designee) Ed Klonoski (designee)    
Business Elisa Fredericks Elisa Frederidcks Elisa Fredericks
Education Daryl Dugas Fall-TBD
Spring-Daryl Dugas
Daryl Dugas
Engineering Fall-Brianno Coller
Spring-Venu Korampally
Brianno Coller Brianno Coller
Health & Human Sciences Sheila Barrett Sheila Barrett Sheila Barrett Sheila Barrett
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Humanities Fall-Beatrix Hoffman
Spring-Steve Daskal
Trude Jacobsen
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Social Sciences Michael Konen
Liberal Arts & Sciences - Natural Sciences Dhiman Chakraborty Dhiman Chakraborty Dhiman Chakraborty
Visual & Performing Arts Kerry Freedman Kerry Freedman
University Libraries *Beth McGowan Sarah Holmes Sarah Holmes Sarah Holmes
Students (7) Wanda Meyer-LAS MacKenzie Powell-VPA
Sabrije Fejzoski-LAS
   
+ Student Association representative
Minority or non-traditional student per 15.6.4.1(B)3
+ Alumni Association representative Pat Anderson
+ Director of a special academic unit per 15.6.4.1(D)2
+ AVP for Student Affairs or designee Eric Weldy Angela Kaminski (designee)
+ Housing and Dining representative Debbie Gettemy Jennifer Manning
+^ Director of University Honors Todd Gilson Todd Gilson    

* chair
^ ex officio
+ nonvoting