The purpose of the College-Wide Curriculum Committee is to rigorously review those changes in curriculum proposed to the Committee and to evaluate their impact on students, curriculum, and the College as a whole and make recommendations to the appropriate parties.

Charter Sponsor

College Senate

Charter Contact

Committee Chair


  • Stephen Frisbee, Director of College Libraries, Standing
  • Sarah Lamb, Director of CCED Designee, Standing
  • Jennifer DeWeerth, Associate Dean for Student Enrollment and Retention Services, Standing
  • Gail Warchol, Director of Academic Systems, Standing
  • Rosemary Spetka, Registrar, Standing
  • Tim Thomas, Associate Dean Representative, Standing
  • Shannon Crocker, SSHS Representative, Elected, 2020
  • Michael Faitell, BELA Representative, Elected, 2020
  • Tom Mihevc, BELA Appointment, School Appointment, 2018
  • Aaron Fried, SSHS Appointment, School Appointment, 2018
  • Belinda Alvarado, VPLAA Appointment, 2017
  • Erica Brindisi, VPLAA Appointment, 2019
  • Amanda Miller, Faculty At-Large, Elected, 2019


  • Review all curriculum proposals and make recommendations directly to the VPLAA
  • Review and refine curriculum approval procedures
  • Develop communication systems regarding curriculum changes throughout the College
  • Recommend professional development opportunities regarding curriculum to the Employee Enrichment Council as needed
  • Make periodic updates and recommendations to the College Senate regarding committee actions
  • Submit annual written report to College Senate
  • Submit reports

Does Not

  • Make final determinations
  • Discuss contractual issues

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission, with an emphasis on the student experience, front and center.
  • Help the College be responsive to changing community needs.
  • Consider the student experience and the relationship between curriculum structure, academic advising, and student success.
  • All members serve as liaisons to faculty in support of the curriculum development process.

Updated Aug. 18, 2017