The Inter-College Curriculum Committee (ICC) shall have the following responsibilities: study undergraduate curricular proposals from a university-wide perspective; maintain appropriate inter-college relationships with regards to courses and curriculum; assure that existing undergraduate program curricula and any university-wide curricular requirements e.g. general education (liberal arts and sciences) and writing curricula are periodically reviewed; and make proposals to the Faculty Senate for undergraduate curriculum approval or discontinuance. The ICC shall call upon the Senate to initiate college elections to fill positions on subcommittees it may form to oversee general education and university writing.
The membership of the ICC shall consist of the following: one faculty member per college which offers an undergraduate program, each to be elected by their collegial faculty; one representative elected at large by the Faculty Senate and who is a member of a college offering an undergraduate program; one representative from the academic deans or designee; one representative from Student Government; and the provost or their delegate (ex-officio, voting).
The chairs of GEC and UWC, or their designee, shall serve as an ex-officio non-voting member of the ICC. The chair of ICC, or designee, shall serve as an ex-officio non-voting member on each of the ICC subcommittees.
Charges for AY2023-24
The 2nd of the primary functions/standing charges of the ICC: Study undergraduate curricular proposals from a university-wide perspective, maintain appropriate inter-college relationships with regards to curriculum, assure that existing undergraduate curricula are reviewed, and make recommendations to the Faculty Senate for action on proposals of new and significantly modified undergraduate programs. This charge is one of the two primary functions of the ICC that it is charged with every year.
Review RIT policies that impact undergraduate curriculum that are brought to the committee’s attention and propose revisions to policy and to practice (specifically including the future implementation of periodic review of existing programs) as appropriate to the Faculty Senate.
Investigate approaches and policy changes to reduce duplication in course development. Report to the Senate with recommendations for improvement.
Consult with appropriate committees (Including Grad Council and RABC) and administrators (including Provost Office/Academic Affairs) to investigate and develop policies needed to support effective curriculum management in the context of ABB budgeting at RIT. Report to Senate, with policy changes as needed.