Educational Affairs Committee

Educational Affairs Committee

Chair: TBD
Coordinator: Michele Reed (
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
Please contact the Committee Coordinator if you would like the Zoom link to attend a meeting.
Committee Work
Doc No
NameCurrent StatusUnder Review By
20-21-10Revisions to the Diversity General Education RequirementUnder ReviewEducational Affairs Committee
19-20-07Consideration of a Policy on the Naming of Academic ProgramsUnder ReviewEducational Affairs Committee

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

Allard, TamaraEx-Officio - GSG RepBSOStallard@umd.edu2022
De Leon, ClarisaUndergraduate StudentBSOSdeleon7@terpmail.umd.edu2022
Donlan, AliceEx-Officio - Provost's RepSVPAAPadonlan@umd.edu2022
Driver, ElizabethStaffEDUCedriver@umd.edu2022
Ghanem, MostafaFacultyAGNRmghanem@umd.edu2023
Goger, JoannaFacultyAGNRjgoger@umd.edu2023
Heidenblad, DonalFacultyINFOdheidenb@umd.edu2023
Klossner, JoanneFacultySPHLjklossne@umd.edu2022
Lalwani, SheilaFacultyARHUslalwani@umd.edu2022
Lloyd, AdamFacultyARHUlloyda@umd.edu2022
Macri, LindaEx-Officio - Graduate School RepGRADlmacri@umd.edu2022
McDonald, CelinaFacultyLIBRcnichol5@umd.edu2023
Miller, GeraldFacultyCMNSgrmiller@umd.edu2022
Nallani, MadhulikaEx-Officio - SGA RepCMNSnallanmc@umd.edu2022
Niu, YuchenGraduate StudentCMNSniu@umd.edu2022
Oliveira, MarcioEx-Officio - Division of Information Technology RepDITmarcio@umd.edu2022
Roberts, DouglasEx-Officio - Associate Dean for General EducationUGSTroberts@umd.edu2022
Salman, MarkUndergraduate StudentBSOSmsalman3@umd.edu2022
Stevens, CynthiaEx-Officio - Undergraduate Studies RepUGSTcstevens@rhsmith.umd.edu2022
Straney, DavidFacultyCMNSstraney@umd.edu2022
White, KelleeFacultySPHLkwhite20@umd.edu2023
Wilson, AaronStaffLIBRawilso26@umd.edu2023