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CLA Governance

The CLA Assembly is the faculty governing body for the College of Liberal Arts.

CLA Assembly

The CLA Assembly is the policy-making and legislative body of the College of Liberal Arts, and a forum for its members to discuss important college-wide issues.


The Budget Advisory Committee advises the dean on allocating budgetary resources, including faculty positions to departments, programs, and schools and shall advise the college administration on procedures to gather information serving that purpose.

CI&A Committee

The Curriculum, Instruction and Advising Committee proposes to the CLA Assembly curricular, instructional, and advising policies of college-wide significance, new degree regulations, revision of existing degree regulations, and the establishment or discontinuance of majors or degree programs.

Council of Chairs

The Council of Chairs meets regularly with the dean to discuss collegiate actions that significantly affect the missions of the departments, programs and schools.

Course Review Committee

The Course Review Committee reviews and approves proposals for courses to be added to the curriculum and policies governing transfer of credit. The committee shall identify and refer to the dean course proposals with significant financial or policy implications.

Information about other CLA committees is located here.