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Faculty Senate

Council on Core Curriculum and Policies

On behalf of the Faculty Senate, and subject to that body’s authority, the Council on Core Curriculum and Policies shall maintain criteria and approve courses for inclusion and retention in the UALR Core Curriculum (Standard Core and College Cores). The Council on Core Curriculum and Policies shall report all of its actions promptly to the faculty.

In reviewing curriculum matters, the Council on Core Curriculum and Policies shall consider current policies and criteria of the U of A System and the Arkansas Board of Higher Education.

In academic units (programs, departments, schools, colleges) proposals for requests for course inclusion of new courses in the UALR Core will be routed through program, department, school, college curriculum committees and to the Undergraduate Council before being sent to the Council on Core Curriculum and Policies. Recommendations of the Council on Core Curriculum and Policies are subject to review by the Faculty Senate following an unsuccessful resubmission and appeal by the authors within 10 business days of the notification of the Council on Core Curriculum and Policies’s decision to the Faculty Senate Executive Committee. Proposals not reviewed by the Faculty Senate or having passed Faculty Senate review shall be routed to the vice chancellor and provost and the chancellor.

Updated 11.2.2013