Educational Affairs Committee

Educational Affairs Committee

Chair: Toby Egan (tobyegan@umd.edu)
Coordinator: Aaron Tobiason (tobiason@umd.edu)
Materials (for committee members only)

The Educational Affairs Committee reviews and crafts policies and procedures to strengthen the educational system of the campus. The committee achieves its goal by carefully considering the ideas, recommendations, and plans for educational innovations from members of the campus community. The Educational Affairs Committee closely examines the conditions in the different colleges, schools, and other academic units in order to propose measures to increase the effectiveness of available resources for the campus in all of its academic endeavors.

The Educational Affairs Committee is also charged with broad oversight of the General Education Program at the University. The committee reviews issues concerning the General Education program requirements, vision, learning outcomes, and balance of courses, and makes recommendations to the Senate and the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean for Undergraduate Studies. The committee receives an annual report on the status of the program from the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean for Undergraduate Studies.

The committee consists of an appointed presiding officer; ten faculty members, of whom at least two must be tenured/tenure-track faculty and at least two must be professional track faculty; two staff members; two undergraduate students and one graduate student; the President or a representative of the Student Government Association; the President or a representative of the Graduate Student Government; the Associate Dean for General Education; a representative of the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean for Undergraduate Studies; and the following persons or a representative of each: the Senior Vice President and Provost, the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School, and the Vice President of Information Technology and CIO.

^ Meetings & Agendas

Fall Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
September 11, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm 0100 Marie Mount Hall Agenda
October 5, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm Chincoteague Hall 2113 Agenda
October 27, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am Chincoteague Hall 2113 Agenda
November 13, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm Chincoteague Hall 2113 Agenda
December 4, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm Chincoteague Hall 2113 Agenda
       
Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
January 26, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am Edward St. John 1103 Agenda
February 14, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm 0120 Patuxent Building Agenda
February 28, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm 0120 Patuxent Building Agenda
March 26, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm 2113 Chincoteague Hall Agenda
April 20, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm 2113 Chincoteague Hall Agenda
Committee Work
Senate
Doc No
NameCurrent StatusUnder Review By
17-18-16Proposal to Amend the UMD Policy and Procedures on the Disclosure of Student Education Records Under ReviewEducational Affairs Committee
16-17-36University Expectations for Limited Enrollment ProgramsUnder ReviewEducational Affairs Committee

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

NameSeatCollegeEmailTerm
Agyevi Armah, NicholasEx-Officio - SGA RepBSOSnagyevia@umd.edu2018
Anderson, LindseyFacultyARHUlbander@umd.edu2018
Beise, ElizabethEx-Officio Provost's RepSVPAAPbeise@umd.edu2018
Callaghan, MicheleFacultyARHUmcallaghan@nflc.umd.edu2018
Carpenter, LindsayFacultyLIBRlinge@umd.edu2019
Conover, EmilyFacultyARHUeconover@umd.edu2018
Diker, VedatFacultyINFOvdiker@umd.edu2018
Egan, TobyChairPLCYtobyegan@umd.edu2018
Fisanich, CatherineStaffCMNScclark4@umd.edu2019
Folling-Fitzgerald, StephanieEx-Officio - GSG RepEDUCsfolling@umd.edu2018
Henrikson, JeffreyFacultyCMNSjhenriks@umd.edu2019
Katz, AndrewUndergraduate StudentBMGTAndykatzespn@gmail.com2018
Macri, LindaEx-Officio - Graduate School RepGRADlmacri@umd.edu2018
Miller, JoelGraduate StudentEDUCjdm1@umd.edu2018
Oliveira, MarcioEx-Officio - Division of Information Technology RepDITmarcio@umd.edu2018
Oudin, JosephFacultyBSOSjoudin@umd.edu2019
Pradhan, AbaniFacultyAGNRakp@umd.edu2018
Roberts, DouglasEx-Officio - Associate Dean for General EducationUGSTroberts@umd.edu2018
Schwam, AllisonUndergraduate StudentCMNSaschwam@umd.edu2018
Smith, AnnEx-Officio - Undergraduate Studies RepUGSTasmith@umd.edu2018
Soergel, ElizabethFacultyLIBResoergel@umd.edu2018
Sommer, RebeccaStaffARHUrsommer@umd.edu2018
Zhang, YunfengFacultyENGRzyf@umd.edu2019