USCP Review Committee

Responsibilities:

The committee evaluates the United States Cultural Pluralism (USCP) component of new and existing courses before making recommendations to the General Education Governance Board, when a course is a general education course, and the Academic Senate Curriculum Committee. In addition, the committee periodically performs curricular review and evaluation of USCP courses and, when appropriate, works with the Academic Senate Curriculum Committee to review and update USCP learning outcomes and course requirements (as indicated in Academic Senate Bylaws I.2.(b)). 

Charges:

  • Review courses proposed for USCP certification. Ongoing
  • Discuss impact of quarter-to-semester conversion on USCP policy and procedure and draft revision plans as needed.  Ongoing through conversion
  • Work with campus stakeholders to coordinate course proposals with semester conversion guidelines and timelines.  Ongoing through conversion
  • Review and modify committee procedures and bylaws as needed. Ongoing
  • Communicate to colleges and departments about guidelines for USCP recertification.  Ongoing

Meetings:

Fall Quarter 2024: TBD 

Membership:

The Chair of the Academic Senate Curriculum Committee, a faculty member from the Ethnic Studies Department, a faculty member from the Women, Gender & Queer Studies Department, and two at-large faculty members with USCP teaching experience and/or teaching experience related to diversity issues as voting members. Ex Officio non-voting members shall be the Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity and Inclusion or designee, the CTLT Inclusive Excellence Specialist or designee, and an ASI student representative

2024-2025 Membership
Name Department College/Unit Office Phone Email (@calpoly.edu) Exp. Term
Aden, Elizabeth Wom&GenStu CLA 64564 eadan 2025

Cheung, Alison (faculty at large)

CommSt CLA 62589 acheun33 2026
Esquivel, Ramón (faculty at large) Theater CLA 66071 resqui05 2025
Macdonald, Sarah Inclus. Excellence CTLT 67635 smacdo05 EO (CTLT)

Teramoto Pedrotti, Jennifer

Div&Inc Admin 62644 jpedrott EO (Div&Incl)
Walker, John (ASCC CH) SocSci BCSM 67128 jwalker 2025
Yeh, Grace (CH) EthncStu CLA 66229 gyeh 2025
VACANT Student ASI 61281   EO (ASI)

Documents:

Reports:

Click here for 2024 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2023 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2023 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2023 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2022 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2022 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2022 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2021 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2021 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2020 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2020 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2020 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2019 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2019 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2019 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2018 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2018 Spring Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2018 Winter Quarter Report (pdf)

Click here for 2017 Fall Quarter Report (pdf)

Resolutions:

AS-930-22 Resolution on Temporary Adoption of a 3-Year Catalog During Quarter-to-Semester Conversion - President Armstrong acknowledged and approved February 15, 2022

AS-910-21 Resolution on Updating the United States Cultural Pluralism (USCP) Educational Objectives

AS-880-19 Resolution on Updating the United States Cultural Pluralism (USCP) Review Committee Membership and Responsibilities

 

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