First Year Seminar Committee


  • Fall Proposal Review Meeting: October 7th at 4:00 PM in Trinkle Education Lab (formerly Trinkle 217).
  • Remaining Fall 2013 meetings will be posted, as needed.


  • 2015 Janie Lee (Assistant, CAS) – Secretary
  • 2016 Will Mackintosh (Assistant, CAS)
  • 2016 Dave Stahlman (Assistant, CAS) - Chair
  • 2017 April Greenan (Assistant, CAS)
  • 2017 Jennifer Magee (Lecturer, CAS)


  • Keith Mellinger (Associate, CAS), 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.