Inter-college Curriculum Committee (ICC)


Mandate from Policy B2.0

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

Standing Charges

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Carry-over Charges

  1. Investigate approaches and policy changes to reduce duplication in course development. Report to the Senate with recommendations for improvement.
  2. 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.


Heidi Nickisher

College of Art and Design

Chair, AY 2023-2024

2021-2024 (1st Term)

Jennifer Bailey

Kate Gleason College of Engineering

2021-2024 (1st Term)

UWC Chair AY 2023-2024

Jessica Bayliss

Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

2022-2025 (1st Term)

Larry Buckley

College of Science

2023-2026 (1st Term)

Leonie Fernandes

Academic Affairs

2021-2024 (1st term)

Lorraine Hems

Saunders College of Business

2022-2023 (1st Term*)

Mark Indelicato

College of Engineering Technology

2022-2025 (2nd Term)

Christine Licata

Academic Affairs

Provost's delegate

Open Term

Uli Linke

College of Liberal Arts

2022-2025 (2nd Term)

S. Manian Ramkumar

College of Engineering Technology

Deans' Delegate

Open Term

Amit Ray

College of Liberal Arts

2023 - 2026 (1st Term)

At-large Representative



Kurt Stoskopf

National Technical Institute for the Deaf

2023-2026 (1st Term)

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Matt Gonzalez Rappe

Student Government Representative