Committees

Program Chairs and Associate Deans

PCAD is comprised of the deans, program chairs, and the associate director of Student Affairs and Career Services and works on issues related to academic programs and policies. See membership »

Executive Committee

This group is charged with investigating and formulating educational, research, and instructional policies for consideration by the faculty and acts for the faculty in matters of budgets, promotions, and appointments. The committee also acts for the faculty on matters related to academic programs and curriculum, including the review and approval of proposals for new academic programs or major curriculum changes. See membership »

Promotion & Tenure Committee

This committee evaluates credentials of tenure-track faculty, clinical faculty, and research scientists for reappointment, tenure, and promotion to higher ranks. See membership »

Directors Cabinet

Staff leaders from the school's administrative offices and academic departments work together on interdepartmental issues and policies. See membership »

Graduate Affairs Committee

This group supervises school-wide competitive grants and awards programs the master's and doctoral levels. In addition, the committee advises the associate dean for academic affairs on policy and procedural matters that affect the quality of the school's graduate education programs. See membership »

Online Learning Committee

This committee will be responsible for discussing possibilities for new online learning options, evaluating proposals from faculty members to launch online courses or future micromasters' proposals, evaluating the costs and benefits of online ventures, developing a strategic plan around online learning in accordance with the School's five-year vision. The committee will make annual recommendations on online learning to the dean. See membership »

Research Advisory Committee

The Research Advisory Committee shall advise on practices and policies related to research infrastructure. In addition, the committee shall advise the dean and Executive Committee as needed on policy and procedural matters that affect the quality of the research enterprise in the school. See membership »

Technology and Facilities Advisory Committee

This committee will be responsible for assessing the school's technology and facilities needs, researching possibilities, evaluating the costs vis a vis the benefits of those possibilities, developing a strategic plan in accordance with our five-year vision, and submitting recommendations to the dean. See membership »

Capital Projects Committee

This group’s charge is to assist in making recommendations for the school regarding plans and proposals for building renovations. See membership »

Teacher Education Cabinet

This group manages and coordinates the Teacher Education Program. See membership »

Education Diversity Advisory Committee

This committee is charged with advising on practices and protocols related to diversity and equity in the school, specifically in the core areas of faculty and staff hiring, student recruitment and support, initiatives focused on professional development and community learning, organizational climate and culture, and school policies. The committee advises program chairs on issues related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment. See membership »

Student Advisory Board

The School of Education Student Advisory Board's purpose is to provide advice and feedback on important student issues related to the School of Education. See membership »

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