TYPE C: INSTITUTIONAL POLICY OR GOVERNANCE

C-4 Educational Policy Committee

Chair: Mary Rose
Chair Elect: Mary Rose
Minutes (PDF):

To be posted following meetings, if appropriate.
Tentative schedule for upcoming meetings:
September 20, 1:00 PM in MAI 202B
October 18, 1:00 PM in MAI 202B
November 15, 1:00 PM in MAI 202B

Member E-mail Address Book (comma delimited)
Member E-mail Address Book (semi-colon delimited)

Committee's annual reports from previous years:
2013-2014

FUNCTION: To study proposals on educational policy and assess their possibilities and alternatives; to present recommendations on such matters to the Faculty Council. The committee shall actively seek advice from students.

COMPOSITION: Nine voting members of the General Faculty for three-year staggered terms. Three students shall be appointed by the President from a panel of names submitted by the Senate of College Councils, and one from a panel submitted by the Graduate Student Assembly. All undergraduate members must be from different colleges and include at least one lower-division and one -upper-division student. The Graduate Student Assembly panel shall include at least one graduate student who is or has served as an assistant instructor or teaching assistant in an undergraduate course at UT Austin. In addition, every year the Chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two voting faculty members of the Faculty Council for one-year terms. Each year, the committee shall elect its own Chair and Vice Chair, who shall be voting faculty members of the committee. The Provost, the Dean of Undergraduate Studies, and the Director of Measurement and Evaluation Center, representing the Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Registrar shall serve as administrative advisors without votes. The Chair of the Student Deans' Committee and the President of the Academic Counselors' Association shall serve as consultants without votes.

Members, 2013-14:
Agarwala, Seema 2013-2016 associate professor, biological sciences
Arledge, Jane 2013-2016 lecturer, mathematics
Cummings, Molly E. 2012-2015 associate professor, integrative biology
De Lissovoy, Noah 2012-2015 assistant professor, curriculum and instruction
Delgado, Cesar 2012-2014 assistant professor, curriculum and instruction
Glavan, James J. 2013-2016 professor, theatre and dance
Roberts-Miller, Patricia1 2012-2014 professor, rhetoric and writing
Rose, Mary 2013-2015 associate professor, sociology
White, Stephen 2012-2014 professor, classics

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Julien, Christine L. 2013-2014 associate professor, electrical and computer engineering
  Martinez, Alberto A. 2013-2014 associate professor, history

Four Students:
  Belanger, Robert 2013-2014 Senate of College Councils representative
  Herrejon, Juan Andres 2013-2014 Senate of College Councils representative
  Mishra, Columbia 2013-2014 Graduate Student Assembly representative
  Sridhar, Siddharth 2013-2014 Senate of College Councils representative

Administrative Advisors:
  Abraham, Lawrence D. ex officio
without vote
associate dean, undergraduate studies
  Fenves, Gregory L. ex officio
without vote
provost
  Keller, Harrison ex officio
without vote
vice provost and executive director, Center for Teaching and Learning
  Stanfield, Shelby ex officio
without vote
associate vice president and registrar

Consultants:
  Carpenter, Linda J. ex officio
without vote
chair, Student Deans' Committee, associate dean, nursing
  Poynor, Rob B. ex officio
without vote

president, Academic Counselors Association, senior academic advisor for computing sciences

 

1On 9/19/2013, replaced Darlene Wiley who resigned 9/3/2013, after Ehud Ronn declined 9/16/2013.