Educational Affairs Committee

Educational Affairs Committee

Chair: Madlen Simon (mgsimon@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
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Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
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Committee Work

No bills currently under review by this committee.

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

NameSeatCollegeEmailTerm
Anderson, LindseyFacultyARHUlbander@umd.edu2020
Caesar, VivianEx-Officio - SGA RepBSOSvcaesar@umd.edu2020
Callaghan, MicheleFacultyARHUmcallaghan@nflc.umd.edu2020
Cantor, EugeneFacultyBMGTecantor@umd.edu2021
Kjellerup, BirtheFacultyENGRbvk@umd.edu2021
Lawley, KatyFacultyINFOkatyn@umd.edu2020
Macri, LindaEx-Officio - Graduate School RepGRADlmacri@umd.edu2020
Oliveira, MarcioEx-Officio - Division of Information Technology RepDITmarcio@umd.edu2020
Oudin, JosephFacultyBSOSjoudin@umd.edu2021
Peel, AlanFacultyCMNSapeel@umd.edu2021
Roberts, DouglasEx-Officio - Associate Dean for General EducationUGSTroberts@umd.edu2020
Roberts, ScottEx-Officio - Provost's RepSVPAAPscott@umd.edu2020
Sachdeva, AbhimanyuEx-Officio - GSG RepINFOasachde8@umd.edu2020
Simon, MadlenChairARCHmgsimon@umd.edu2020
Sinclair, MatthewStaffENGRmjsinc13@umd.edu2020
Smith, AnnEx-Officio - Undergraduate Studies RepUGSTasmith@umd.edu2020
St Jean, BethFacultyINFObstjean@umd.edu2020
White, KelleeFacultySPHLkwhite20@umd.edu2021
Williams, MorganUndergraduate StudentBSOSmwilli31@umd.edu2020
Wilson, AaronStaffLIBRawilso26@umd.edu2021
Wilson, SuzyFacultyLIBRwilsonsc@umd.edu2020
Zhang, EdwinUndergraduate StudentCMNSezhang20@terpmail.umd.edu2020