Inside Linfield - Faculty Resources

Curriculum Committees

The Curriculum Committees review the curricular programs of the university.

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Brittany Teahan, Chair
  • Masayuki Itomitsu, Arts and Humanities
  • Sarah Coste, Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • John Sagers, Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Business

  • Virlena Crosley, Co-Chair
  • Kyle Putnam, Co-Chair
  • Michelle Nelson
  • Russ Paine

School of Nursing

  • Kiki Fornero, Co-Chair
  • Susan Bell
  • Jennifer Bransfield
  • Jordan Ferris
  • Julie Fitzwater
  • Cheryl Langford
  • Naomi Pitcock
  • Christina Untiet
  • Lilly Ley, Student Representative
  • TBA, Student Representative

Course Proposals, Deletions and Changes

Your Curriculum Committee Chair should notify you how to submit forms for your college or school.

Please complete the updated MS Word Course Proposal Form, Course Deletion Form, Changes to Existing Course Form, Miscellaneous Proposal Form, Initial Jan Term Proposal Form, or Final Jan Term Proposal Form, and submit according to instructions given by your Curriculum Committee Chair.

Before you submit any proposals, you should consult with your Curriculum Commitee Chair to ensure that your proposal meets all of the necessary requirements.


September 20, 2020: Deadline for course proposals (new courses, changes to existing courses, and course deletions) for Spring 2021

October 2, 2020: Deadline for Final January Term 2022 off-campus course proposals

November 2, 2020: Deadline for significant changes to a major or minor for next catalog year

January 29, 2021: Deadline for PLACE Proposals for 2022-2023

February 8, 2021: (CAS/SON) Deadline for small changes to a major or minor for next catalog year

February 12, 2021: (SOB) Deadline for small changes to a major or minor for next catalog year

February 20, 2021: Deadline for course proposals for Summer 2021, Fall 2021, and January 2022

March 5, 2021: Deadline for Initial January Term 2023 off-campus proposals

PLACE Working Group

The PLACE Working Group is formed as needed to evaluate faculty proposals for PLACE themes. The working group is responsible for reviewing PLACE theme proposals solicited by the Curriculum Committee, evaluating submissions based on established criteria, and making a recommendation to the Curriculum Committee.

Linfield Curriculum Working Groups

The Curriculum Committee oversees eight Working Groups, who are responsible for Linfield Curriculum designations and assessment of Linfield Curriculum learning outcomes. These assessments are reported annually as part of the Faculty Teaching and Learning Lunch series.

Creative Studies (CS)

Individuals, Systems, and Societies (IS)

Natural World (NW)

Quantitative Reasoning (QR)

Ultimate Questions (UQ)

Vital Past (VP)

Global Pluralisms (GP)

U.S. Pluralisms (US)