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Undergraduate Policy Committee (UPC)

This committee shall deal with such areas as presiding over undergraduate academic policy, admissions, approving new majors and minors, and ensuring the availability of courses with wide university impact. Degree programs offered by Online and Continuing education shall be within the purview of this committee.

Academic Year 2019 - 2020

Meeting Dates (Tuesdays at 2 p.m. in Alumni Hall)

Items to be placed on the agenda are to be e-mailed directly to Martha Burns by Noon on the Monday the week before the meeting.  If the Monday deadline falls on a holiday, please submit by the Friday before that. 

Fall Semester

  • September 17, 2019
  • October 17, 2019 (Thursday due to Columbus Day)
  • November 12, 2019
  • December 17, 2019

Spring Semester

  • February 11, 2020
  • March 17, 2020
  • April 14, 2020

Committee Membership

Kennedy College of Sciences

  • Michelle Ichinco, Computer Science
  • Arthur Mittler, Physics *

Francis College of Engineering

  • Michael Geiger, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • David Willis, Mechanical Engineering

Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Lisa Edwards, History
  • Mary Gormley, English

Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences

  • Brenda Geiger, Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences

Manning School of Business

  • Peter Tashman, Management

College of Education

  • Katherine Miller, Education

Student Government, Undergraduate

  • TBD

Core Curriculum Coordinator (non-voting)

  • Kevin Petersen, English

Faculty Senate President (ex officio)

  • Michael Graves, Biological Sciences

Representatives of the Administration (non-voting)

  • Julie Nash (Provost’s Office)
  • Mai Nguyen (Registrar’s Office)

*Denotes Committee Chair