UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

FACULTY SENATE

 

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE & GENERAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Agenda for 2007-2008 Meeting #5

April 3, 2008

 

1.   Call to order at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2008 in Library Conference Room A.

 

2.  Disposition of Minutes of Meeting #4, March 6, 2008 (enclosed)

 

3.      Update on Subcommittee on Assessment of General Education (SAGE)

         

4.  New Proposals

 

     A.  Proposal from the College Writing Program to add an alternative integrated skill to WRT 303 (enclosure)

 

     B.  Proposals to add the following courses to the Natural Sciences (N) Core Area:

         

          1)   BPS 201 (enclosed)

          2)  GEO 113 (enclosed)

    

     C.  Proposal to add the Fall 2008 Honors Colloquium: "Global Change" to core areas as follows (enclosure):

         

          1)   Letters (L) Core Area as HPR 201L (enclosed)

          2)  Social Sciences (S) Core Area as HPR 201S (enclosed)

          3)  Natural Sciences (N) Core area as HPR 201N (enclosed)

 

5.  Unfinished Business

 

     Consideration of recommendations from the Subcommittee for URI 101 Evaluation (SURE) (Materials to be forwarded)

 

     6.  New Business

 

     Request from Publications that the UCGE Committee consider whether the Fine Arts and Literature Core area list on page 24 of the current catalog be divided into "Fine Arts courses" and "Literature courses."