Curriculum Committee
309 Behmler Hall
600 East 4th Street
Morris, MN 56267

Darla Peterson
320-589-6399 (fax)

Curriculum Committee


The Curriculum Committee consists of seventeen members, including:

  • four faculty
  • the four division chairs
  • one P&A staff
  • four students
  • one USA staff
  • three ex officio non-voting members
    • the VCAA/dean, who chairs the committee
    • the registrar
    • the coordinator of the Commission on Women.


The Curriculum Committee develops, reviews, and recommends curricular policy. It deals with majors, minors, general education, the honors program, and all academic requirements. It oversees the body of courses offered at UMM and receives and considers all curriculum-related proposals.

—from the UMM Constitution and By-Laws

Ex officio

  • Bart Finzel, chair
  • Kerri Barnstuble
  • Judy Korn


  • Tracey Anderson (1st term 2015-18)
  • Mary Elizabeth Bezanson (1st term 2015-18)
  • Stephen Crabtree (1st term 2014-17)
  • Jennifer Deane (1st term 2015-16)


  • Madison Hughes (1st term 2015-16)
  • Christi Perkinson (1st term 2015-16)
  • Emily Sunderman (1st term 2015-16)
  • Lauren Velde (1st term 2015-16)


  • Sarah Ashkar (1st term 2014-17)


  • Kellie Meehlhause (1st term 2015–16; one year term only - completing term for Pilar Eble)*

Division Chairs

  • Gwen Rudney
  • Pieranna Garavaso
  • Peh Ng
  • Arne Kildegaard