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L&S Curriculum Committee: Role and Members

The L&S Curriculum Committee advises the Dean on the integrity of the undergraduate degree requirements and changes to requirements for L&S majors. The committee's work is conducted with an emphasis on safeguarding the principles of degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences.

The L&S Curriculum Committee

The L&S Curriculum Committee serves as the primary college-level committee on matters related to courses, academic programs, and college-wide curricular concerns, as well as advise the Dean on current curricular issues in the college. This includes:

  • Reviewing proposals to add, change, or delete L&S courses; and to add or change breadth, level, or other designations, including the Liberal Arts and Science designation, which allows non-L&S courses to count toward the L&S degree requirements.

  • Reviewing program proposals, including changes to L&S undergraduate and graduate programs (including majors, certificates, capstone certificates and graduate minors), The committee also reviews and provides provides advice to the L&S APC about the proposed curriculum for new programs.

  • Overall consideration of the integrity of the undergraduate degree requirements and changes to requirements for L&S majors.

  • Adding, changing or removing of L&S curricular policies (often done in consultation with L&S APC and the Dean).

  • At the Dean's request, the committee considers other issues related to undergraduate education for purposes of advising him, the faculty and L&S departments and programs, or the L&S division of Student Academic Affairs.

2023-24 Membership:

Professor Susan Ridgely (Religious Studies) chairs the committee for 2023-2024

Term Members:
Kevin Black, Physics, Year 1 of 3
April Haynes, History, Year 2 of 3
Melanie Jones, Psychology, Year 3 of 3
Raquel Kennon, English, Year 1 of 3
Sunny Kim, iSchool, Year 1 of 3
Kate McCulloh, Integrative Biology, ad-hoc appointment
Sara Rodock, Statistics, Year 1 of 3

Ex Officio:
Meg Albrinck, L&S Student Academic Affairs (Academic Dean's Services)
Kimbrin Cornelius, L&S Administration (Teaching and Learning Administration)
Sara Stephenson, L&S Administration (Teaching and Learning Administration)
Christine Evans, L&S Honors
Elaine Klein, L&S Administration (Academic Planning)
Shirin Malekpour, L&S Administration (Teaching and Learning Administration)
Mike Pflieger, L&S Student Academic Affairs (Undergraduate Academic Services, DARS)
Student Members:
Isabelle Bubnick
Briana Medina
Questions about the L&S Curriculum Committee can be directed to Sara Stephenson (

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