Minutes of the Undergraduate Studies Committee



Attending Voting Members: R. Steffenson (SSCI), G. Pulliam (HUM/CAC), J. Miller (PSYC), G. Popovic (MSED), C. Wark (MMAE), C. Hood (CS), R. Ellis (AMAT), J. Saniie (ECE), J. Twombly (SSB), N. Karuri (CHBE), M. Safar (INTM), P. Snopok (PHYS), J. Budiman (CAEE), R. Trygstad (ITM), N. Menhart (BIOL), R. Wadhwani (SGA), B. Haferkamp (BME).


Also attending: G. Welter (UGAA), G. Smith (UGAA), J. Gorzkowski (UGAA), S. Pariseau (Academic Affairs), M. Lopez (One-Stop), J. Snapper (UFC), P. Anderson (ACE), L. Massengale (GL), S. Hamilton (Student Petitioner).


Departments with absent voting members:  ARCH, CHEM, ROTC.

Quorum declared at 12:48

Adjourn at 1:41.

Documents pertaining to this meeting are at:


Meeting is chaired by Kathryn Spink.

Minutes recorded by Pulliam.


1) Minutes of the 2/9/2016 meeting are approved by unanimous consent.


2) Pass/Fail Proposal reintroduced by subcommittee.  Discussion.  Chair asks the subcommittee to come back with a simpler proposal limited to free elective/technical electives. .


3) (S. Hamilton) Student petition for mandated regular grade reporting by faculty for students. Discussion.  Members are to take it to their departments for input and then further discussion in committee.


4) (Steffenson) New degree program in Global Studies. Discussion.  Vote to be taken at March 8 meeting.