Multicultural Review Committee
21.1 Duties. (Amended 10/27/11)
The duties of the Multicultural Curriculum Review Committee (MCRC) shall include, but not be limited, to the following:
21.1.1 Evaluate each new or existing course proposed to receive Multicultural designation. Evaluate modifications to an existing course with Multicultural designation if forwarded to the MCRC by the Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee (FSCC). The evaluation will be based on the proposed syllabus and the multicultural designation form for the course using the multicultural course criteria described in the College’s Curriculum Guidelines, Policies, and Procedures. The MCRC may recommend changes to the syllabus and/or the multicultural designation form and/or request additional documentation before making a final recommendation of approval or disapproval of the requested Multicultural designation to the FSCC.
21.1.2 Review any proposed changes in the criteria for conferring the Multicultural designation and forward its recommendation of such changes to the Faculty Senate Curriculum Committee.
21.1.3 Share expertise and consult when requested by department chairs, the Office of Transfer Services, or other appropriate offices or committees on issues pertaining to the multicultural designated curriculum at Metro State.
21.1.4 Share expertise, consult, work with the assessment process of the multicultural requirement in conjunction with the Director for Student Learning Assessment.
21.1.5 Share expertise, consult, work with the Center for Faculty Development to support faculty teaching and the learning process of multicultural education.
21.1.6 Share expertise, consult, work with the Associate to the President for Diversity.
The Multicultural Curriculum Review Committee shall consist of five (5) senators, two (2) from the School of Letters, Arts and Sciences, one (1) senator from the School of Professional Studies, one (1) senator from the School of Business, one (1) At-Large member elected from the Faculty Senate. With an additional one (1) ex-officio member without vote, appointed by the Vice President of Academic Affairs. (Amended 11/17/10)