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Curriculum Committee

The function of the Curriculum Committee is to study the instructional programs of the college, to consider proposals for the development of new programs and their assignments to campuses, to consider proposals for course changes, and to make recommendations for improvement of curricula. Appropriate recommendations are made to the president.


The committee is appointed by the president annually and consists of the following members:

  • Executive Vice President, Chair
  • Associate Vice President for Academic Services, Executive Secretary
  • 3 Provosts (one from the Distance Learning Committee)
  • 3 Division Dean
  • 1 Workforce Development
  • 11 Teaching Faculty Members including at least 1 from each campus. At least 4 Teaching Faculty Members should represent career/technical programs (nominated by the Senate)
  • 1 Administrative Professional Faculty Member from Student Services
  • 1 Administrative Professional Faculty Member from Learning Resource Services
Name and Teaching FieldCampusPosition
Dr. Mel Schiavelli, Chair CS Executive VP

Dr. Sharon Robertson, Exec. Sec., HRT

CS Associate VP

Dr. Joseph Agnich, MTH

LO Academic Dean

Dr. Ron Buchanan

AL Provost

Dr. Ellen Fancher-Ruiz, SDV

Ms. Barbara Gershman, ACC WO TF (CTE)

Ms. Frankie Harris-Lyne, MDL

MEC At-large TF (CTE)

Dr. Sam Hill

WO Provost
Ms. Barbara Hopkins, ACC MA  TF (CTE)
Ms. Ann-Marie John, NUR MEC TF (CTE)
Mr. Frederick Markham, ART WO

WO/At-large TF

Dr. Mandy Milot, NUR

MEC Academic Dean

Dr. Burton Peretti, Liberal Arts

AN Academic Dean
Mr. Edward Perry, CHM LO  TF

Dr. Roger Ramsammy

MA Provost

Ms. Lisa Riggleman-Gross, SOC

WO At-large TF

Ms. Maria Rynn, IT

Mr. Kevin Simons, LBR  AN LTR rep 
Ms. Judy Snyder, ESL AL At-Large TF
Ms. Kristine Winner, IDS  LO  At-Large TF 
Mr. Scott Wood  CS Workforce

Dr. Izanne Zorin, BIO



  • September 4, 2014
  • October 30, 2014
  • December 4, 2014
  • January 29, 2015
  • March 26, 2015
  • May 7, 2015

Agenda Items Due

  • August 22, 2014
  • October 17, 2014
  • November 21, 2014
  • January 16, 2015
  • March 13, 2015
  • April 24, 2015

Curriculum Procedures Manual