Meetings and Proposals

The Council on Academic Affairs reviews proposals at biweekly meetings throughout the academic year, generally held from 3 to 5 p.m. in Room 200 of Bricker Hall. Contact Katie Reed at with questions.

2017-18 Meeting Schedule

All meetings are held in 200 Bricker Hall from 3 to 5 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

Autumn 2017
  • September 6
  • September 20 - Research Commons
  • October 4 - Cancelled
  • October 25
  • November 1
  • November 15
  • December 6
Spring 2018
  • January 10
  • January 17
  • February 7
  • February 21
  • March 7
  • March 21
  • April 4
  • April 18
Summer 2018
  • June 6*

*Meeting is from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

2017-18 Meetings & Proposals

Current Proposals

Chair: Eric Bielefeld
Members: Rebecca Andridge, Kate Greer, Melvin Pascall

  • Proposal to create a combined Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences/Doctor of Pharmacy (BSPS/PharmD) degree program - College of Pharmacy
  • Proposal to revise the African American and African Studies BA - College of Arts and Sciences

Chair: Laurice Joseph
Members: Mario Belfiglio, Jennifer Higginbotham, Roberto Myers, Brett Szkoda

  • Proposal to create a Philosophy, Politics, and Economics BA Major - College of Arts and Sciences

Chair: Curtis Haugtvedt
Members: Anika Anthony, Debbie Guatelli-Steinberg, Daniel Puthawala, LaTeitha Varner

No assigned proposals.

Chair: Maria Miriti
Vice Chair: Randy Smith

  • Proposal to revise the curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Education, Foreign Language Education Program - College of Education and Human Ecology
  • Proposal to create an interdisciplinary undergraduate minor in Information Security - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Proposal to revise the Honors Program in Social Work - College of Social Work
  • Proposal to establish a new Graduate Minor in Mathematics - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Proposal to create a Bachelor of Science in Sociology - College of Arts and Sciences
  • Proposal to establish a Master of Dietetics and Nutrition (MDN) professional degree - Interdisciplinary Program
  • Proposal from the Department of Teaching and Learning to create a new graduate academic certificate in Core Practices in World Languages - College of Education and Human Ecology
  • Proposal to revise the Welding Engineering BS Program - College of Engineering