Timothy Moerland convened a workgroup, the Summer Curriculum Action Team, over summer 2014 to examine existing policies and procedures with an aim toward
providing recommendations to make the curricular process more streamlined and
The committee consisted of 14 faculty members representing the
University Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum Committees, the Liberal
Studies Committee, Teacher Education Coordinator Council, Honors
College, Council of Chairs, and college level curriculum committees. Additionally, the Council of Deans and Provost’s Office were represented, and
the director of IT Services also served on the committee. The committee was
co-chaired by IUP APSCUF President Mark Staszkiewicz and University Senate Chair David LaPorte.
action team met multiple times over the summer and has proposed significant changes to the curricular
approval process with the mutual goals of promoting curricular flexibility and
promoting curricular innovation. The
time to approval is critical to allow IUP to be responsive to the changing
academic and financial landscape, along with the expectations of both current
and future students.
information, or to provide comments regarding the recommended changes, please
see the Curricular Approval Process website.