University Standing Committees

Course Material Strategy Group

Charge:

Study both the current state and what is changing in the textbook and course content environment and recommend a coordinated, proactive strategy for Michigan Tech which responds to the changing industry and education landscape.

Task Force Activities:

  • Recommendations should be designed to meet the needs of our students and faculty and should be aimed toward academic excellence and cost containment.     

  • Recommendations will be communicated through the Associate Vice President for Administration to be directed to the appropriate University body or official for consideration and/or action.

Timeframe:

TBD

Classification:

Department

Reports To:

Associate Vice President for Administration

Committee Members:

  • Adrienne Minerick, Associate Dean, College of Engineering

  • GSG Student Representative
  • Jenn Cowan, Course Material Manager, Merchandising Operations

  • John Beard, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

  • Joshua Olson, Chief Information Officer, Information Technology

  • Mark Maroste, Associate Director, Auxiliary Services

  • Michael Gretz, Professor, Biological Sciences

  • Michael Meyer, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning

  • Nora Allred, Assistant Director of Scholarly Communications, Van Pelt and Opie Library

  • Robert Hiltunen, Director, Auxiliary Services

  • Robert Weidman, Associate Professor, Physics

  • Shane Sullivan, Merchandising Manager, Merchandising Operations

  • Timothy Schulz, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • USG Student Representative