Speaking Intensive Committee

MEETING DATES for 2014/2015

M, Sept 9 M, Oct 21 M, Nov 18 F, Jan 17
W, Feb 12 M, March 17 W, April 16

Meeting times TBD


  • 2015 Chuck Whipkey (Professor, CAS)
  • 2016 Robert Rycroft (Professor, CAS)
  • 2016 Marisa Martinez-Mira (Assistant, CAS)
  • 2017 Virginia Mackintosh (Associate, CAS)
  • 2017 Laurie Abeel (Associate, COE)


  • Anand Rao, Director of Speaking Intensive Program and the Speaking Center, Committee Chair


2.8.4 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 in the speaking intensive Across-the-Curriculum requirement;

.2 Review and approve or reject proposals from the various departments for courses to be designated speaking intensive;

.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’s 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.