Strategic Action Plan

Committee on Excellence in Undergraduate Education

Excellence in Undergraduate Education

  • Chair: Neal Schiller, professor of biomedical sciences
  • Vice Chair: Victor Zordan, associate professor, computer science and engineering
  • Committee Members: 15 committee members, consisting of:
    • Eugene Nothnagel, professor of botany and plant sciences
    • Martin Johnson, professor of political science
    • Deborah Willis, professor of English
    • Bradley Hyman, professor of biology
    • Gabriela Canalizo, professor of physics
    • Perry Link, professor of comparative literature
    • Bajis Dodin, professor at AGSM
    • Thomas Stahovich, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
    • Barbra Wallace, Director, CNAS Undergraduate Advising Center
    • Jessica Maldonado, president of ASUCR
    • Ann Frenkel, Assistant University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services
    • David Oglesby, Associate Professor, Earth Sciences
  • Staff Support
    • Patsy Oppenheim, undergraduate education
  • Charges:
    • To focus on undergraduate education and programs, including: 
    • To focus on undergraduate education and programs, including the right mix of majors, modes of effectively delivering the curriculum and the overall quality and distinctiveness of the educational experience. 
    • To make recommendations on admissions and enrollment management, access and affordability, enhancing student life, and bolstering student success, retention and graduation rates. 
    • To identify innovative and creative initiatives to attract the best and brightest undergraduates to UCR while maintaining a diverse undergraduate student population (e.g. an Honors College?).
    • To make recommendations for improving the first-year experience of UCR's diverse undergraduate students, with a particular focus on the transition from high school to college.

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