Montana State University

Core 2.0 Diversity Steering Committee

FY12-13 Membership; Updated April 2012

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CORE 2.0 Membership

Membership

NamePositionDepartmentTerm#Ends
Cohen, Susan ChairHistory and Philosophy1 8/14
Bennett, RobertMemberEnglish1 8/13
Colclough, YoshikoMemberNursing1 8/14
Giusti, AdaMemberModern Languages1 8/13
Smith, AdinaMemberHealth and Human Development1 8/14
Yamaguchi, Tomomi Member Sociology and Anthropology 1 8/13

Charge

Support development of CORE 2.0 Diversity courses; determine which courses fulfill CORE 2.0 criteria and approve them for a period of six years, after which they will be reviewed for continued inclusion in the core; determine which courses need additional development to meet CORE 2.0 criteria (may receive two-year approval); provide support for faculty teaching these courses by creating opportunities for faculty to discuss what the criteria are really calling for and how the learning outcomes might be realized; clarify goals of the Diversity area and recommend policies to address concerns that may arise; manage the assessment of all Diversity courses and make recommendations to the CORE 2.0 Committee.

Meetings

As required

Membership

Voting Members: Six faculty members appointed by the Associate Provost from college dean and Faculty Senate nominations. Selection based on faculty demonstrated commitment to general education and to ensure broad representation.

Length of Term

Faculty: Three years, renewable, staggered

Chair

Current -- Susan Cohen
Title -- Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Appointed By -- Provost from college dean and Faculty Senate nominations.

Advisory To

CORE 2.0 Committee

Reports Due

As requested.