Duties: The committee is created for the purpose of evaluating and making recommendations pertaining to classroom scheduling policy, classroom utilization, and classroom scheduling procedures. The specific purposes of the committee may include the following responsibilities:
- Evaluate the university’s class and event scheduling policies and recommend changes to the policies, as the committee deems
- Serve as reviewers and final decision makers on exception requests from departments relating to class scheduling
- Ensure consistent and equitable application of scheduling policies across all colleges and
- In conjunction with the Office of the University Registrar, help to set up and monitor class and event scheduling software to include scheduling rules and approval
- Evaluate and make recommendations regarding the university’s course inventory approval process and timeline as it relates to course scheduling and
- Review classroom utilization statistics and make recommendations to
- scheduling policy and/or procedure in order to align with the University’s mission, vision and strategic goals.
- Review classroom “ownership” to insure classrooms are being used in the most efficient manner.
- Communicate changes in policy and procedure to all colleges and departments.
Composition: The Committee shall include one representative from each college as appointed by the dean; the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, as well as a representatives from Finance/Operations and Institutional Research and Assessment. Appointed members shall serve a three-year renewable term. The curriculum and scheduling staff from the Office of the University Registrar shall also serve as members. The Committee is chaired by the Associate University Registrar for Student Services.
The committee should constitute a cross-section of the university community with special emphasis on those involved in academic scheduling to include deans, department chairs, departmental schedulers, etc.
Reporting Channel: Executive Vice President and Provost
Daniel Strickland, Chair
Jessica Aguilar, Office of the University Registrar
Beth Bennett, Communication & Information Sciences
Ross Bryan, Honors College
Daphne Cain, Social Work
Leslie Davis, Human Environmental Sciences
Lisa Dorr, Arts & Sciences
Ken Foshee, Office of the University Registrar
Ken Fridley, Engineering
Luoheng Han, Academic Affairs
Robert Hayes, Continuing Studies
Peter Hlebowitsh, Education
Lindsey Jones, Community Health Sciences
Tom Ksobiech, Law
Katie Lupica-Ewsuk, Office of the University Registrar
Lorne Kuffel, Office of Institutional Research and Assessment
Kay Palan, Business
Julianna Proctor, Office of Institutional Research and Assessment
Amelia Rizzardi, Office of the University Registrar
Mark Shepherd, Finance and Operations
Lisa Tyner, Nursing