Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Programs

  • provides leadership in curriculum development of high-quality new undergraduate and graduate initiatives
  • oversees and manages academic programs and administrative structures
  • ensures that new proposals are framed in accordance with of goals of university strategic plan
  • makes certain proposals meet the foundations of the Baccalaureate Framework by providing all students with a holistic and integrative education
  • considers the affect of proposed programs and courses on other departments, existing programs, and academic support units
  • provides guidance through the whole life-cycle of the development process for new/changed degrees and courses
  • furnishes consultation about academic program proposals, before the Curriculum Review Subcommittee (for undergraduate programs) or the Graduate Subcommittee (for graduate programs)
  • works closely with faculty, administration, school curriculum committees, library, registrar, faculty senate, VCAA, the Chancellor, Purdue and IU Graduate Schools, Purdue and IU Boards of Trustees, Purdue and IU Provost /President, and ICHE to coordinate reviews and approvals
  • maintains, tracks, and documents curriculum policies, processes, approvals, forms, templates, resources, and user guides
  • offers support and coordination for program and course processing technology
  • is guided by the procedures outlined in Office of Academic Affairs Memorandum No. 01-1: Consultation about Academic Program Proposals

Staff:

 Portrait of Carol Sternberger

Dr. Carol Sternberger, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs and Director of Graduate Studies
Kettler Hall, Room 174
260-481-5798
sternber@ipfw.edu

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Wanda Johnson, Assessment Management System Administrator
Kettler Hall, Room 140D
260-481-6099
johnsonw@ipfw.edu