First Year Seminar Committee


  • Call for Proposals sent out: September 8th.
  • Proposal Due Date: October 25th, 2017 at 5:00 PM
  • Proposal Review Meeting: November 7th, 2017 4:00 PM


  • 2018 Patricia Orozco (Lecturer, CAS)
  • 2019 Victoria Russell (Assistant, COE)
  • 2019 April Wynn (Assistant, CAS)  – Chair
  • 2020 Dan Hubbard (Professor, CAS) – Secretary
  • 2020 Leslie Martin (Assistant, CAS)


  • Anand Rao  (Professor, CAS), Interim QEP Director


2.8.2 The committee’s duties are to:

.1 Study and recommend to the University Faculty Council procedures and criteria for approval, deletion, and alteration of course offerings meeting the first year seminar requirement;

.2 Review and approve or reject proposals from the various departments for courses to be designated as first year seminars;

.3 Review at its discretion the frequency of offering and general relevance of courses so designated and make recommendations for changes as appropriate;

.4 Perform any and all additional duties, such as evaluating transfer credit, pertaining to this committee at the request of the committee chair;

.5 Make information available regarding the procedures and deadlines for proposing courses to the general education committee; and

.6 Perform other duties as assigned by the UFC.