Educational Affairs Committee

Educational Affairs Committee

Chair: TBD
Coordinator: Aaron Tobiason (
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
Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Committee Work
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

Anderson, LindseyFacultyARHUlbander@umd.edu2020
Asamoah, ShakiaGraduate StudentEDUCsasamoah@umd.edu2019
Callaghan, MicheleFacultyARHUmcallaghan@nflc.umd.edu2020
Carpenter, LindsayFacultyLIBRlinge@umd.edu2019
Fisanich, CatherineStaffCMNScclark4@umd.edu2019
Henrikson, JeffreyFacultyCMNSjhenriks@umd.edu2019
Lawley, KatyFacultyINFOkatyn@umd.edu2020
Macri, LindaEx-Officio - Graduate School RepGRADlmacri@umd.edu2019
Myers, DavidFacultyAGNRdnmyers@umd.edu2019
Nguyen, DavidUndergraduate
Olanrewaju, RahilaEx-Officio - SGA RepBSOSrolanrew@umd.edu2019
Oliveira, MarcioEx-Officio - Division of Information Technology RepDITmarcio@umd.edu2019
Oudin, JosephFacultyBSOSjoudin@umd.edu2019
Pichowicz, ElizabethUndergraduate StudentEDUCepichowi@umd.edu2019
Rappeport, AnnieEx-Officio - GSG RepEDUCarappepo@umd.edu2019
Roberts, DouglasEx-Officio - Associate Dean for General EducationUGSTroberts@umd.edu2019
Roberts, ScottEx-Officio Provost's RepSVPAAPscott@umd.edu2019
Sinclair, MatthewStaffENGRmjsinc13@umd.edu2020
Smith, AnnEx-Officio - Undergraduate Studies RepUGSTasmith@umd.edu2019
St Jean, BethFacultyINFObstjean@umd.edu2020
Tatsumi, YukakoFacultyLIBRyukako@umd.edu2020
Zhang, YunfengFacultyENGRzyf@umd.edu2019