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The Academic Review Committee (ARC) is the standing committee of the Faculty Assembly charged with reviewing academic policies, evaluating new programs, overseeing the General Education program, and making recommendations on these areas to the Faculty Assembly. It also approves new courses. ARC has a representative from each academic unit and meets weekly.

Academic and Curricular Guidelines Manual and Course/Program Request Forms

2020-2021 ARC Forms

All ARC/GECCo/WAC proposals must be submitted electronically. To complete a form electronically, download it and save to your computer, then open it with Adobe Acrobat. From there you can fill in the form and save it.

Digital Signature Instructions

The Academic and Curricular Guidelines Manual (aka ‘ARC Manual’) contains information about the academic policies and procedures for Ramapo College. This includes:

  • Procedures for revising or proposing a new course or program
  • Information about the General Education Program, the Writing Intensive Program, and the First-Year Seminar
  • Course level and enrollment guidelines
  • Sample syllabi

Please delete all older versions of the manual and forms that you may have.

Manual for Online Courses / Programs The Online Course Manual was developed during AY 2010-11 and revised in Spring 2015.

ARC Members 2020-2021

*Chair

Past Members

2019-2020 Members

  • Jacqueline Braun (SSHS) – Chair
  • Terra Vandergaw (CA)
  • Stephen Rice (HGS)
  • Stephen Larson (ASB)
  • Shirley Knight (LIB)
  • Yan Xu (TAS)
  • Susan Gaulden (ex-officio, Office of the Provost)
  • Fernanda Papalia (ex-officio, Registrar’s Office)
  • John Yao (ex-officio, Center for Student Success)

2017-2018 Members

  • Anderson, Stephen (TAS) – Chair
  • Davis, Meredith (CA)
  • Braun, Jacqueline (SSHS)
  • Kurzmann, Susan (LIB)
  • Karl Johnson (HGS)
  • Gonpu, George (ASB)
  • Williams, Emily(ex-officio, Office of the Provost)
  • Dunn, Michele (ex-officio, Registrar’s Office)
  • Johnson, Michelle (ex-officio, CAAFYE)

2016-2017 Members

 

  • Anderson, Stephen (TAS) – Chair
  • Davis, Meredith (CA)
  • Carol Bowman  (SSHS)
  • Kurzmann, Susan (LIB)
  • Colman, David & Karl Johnson (HGS)
  • Gonpu, George (ASB)
  • Daffron, Eric (ex-officio, Office of the Provost)
  • Dunn, Michele (ex-officio, Registrar’s Office)
  • Johnson, Michelle (ex-officio, CAAFYE)

2015-2016 Members

  • Rakotobe-Joel, Thierry (ASB) – Chair
  • Sen, Ruma (CA)
  • Carol Bowman  (SSHS)
  • Tisi, Madel (Library)
  • Mustafa, Sam (HGS)
  • Anderson, Steve (TAS)
  • Daffron, Eric (ex-officio, Office of the Provost)
  • Dunn, Michele (ex-officio, Registrar’s Office)
  • Johnson, Michelle (ex-officio, CAAFYE)

2014-2015 Members

  • Sen, Ruma (CA)
  • Rakotobe-Joel, Thierry (ASB) – Chair
  • Cataliotti, Joseph  (SSHS)
  • Tisi, Madel (Library)
  • Mustafa, Sam (HGS)
  • Anderson, Steve (TAS)
  • Daffron, Eric (ex-officio, Office of the Provost)
  • Dunn, Michele (ex-officio, Registrar’s Office)
  • Johnson, Michelle (ex-officio, CAAFYE)

2013-2014 Members

  • Sen, Ruma (CA)  (Meredith Davis & Judith Peck filling in for Fall 2013)
  • Rakotobe-Joel, Thierry (ASB)
  • Cataliotti, Joseph  (SSHS)
  • Sexton, Marcia (Library)
  • Mustafa, Sam (HGS)
  • Rainforth, Emma (TAS) – Chair
  • Daffron, Eric (ex-officio, Office of the Provost)
  • Dunn, Michele (ex-officio, Registrar’s Office)
  • Johnson, Michelle (ex-officio, CAAFYE, Fall 2013)

2012-2013 Members

  • Gangemi, Renata (CA)
  • Gao, Yuan (ASB)
  • Vasishth, Ashwani (SSHS)
  • Sexton, Marcia (Library)
  • Mustafa, Sam (HGS)
  • Rainforth, Emma (TAS) – Chair
  • Daffron, Eric (ex-officio, Office of the Provost)
  • Brennan, Cynthia (ex-officio, Registrar’s Office)
  • Johnson, Michelle (ex-officio, CAAFYE, Fall 2013) / Carla Kozen (Spring 2013)

2010-2012 Members

  • Gangemi, Renata (CA)
  • Burns, Timothy (ASB)
  • Lewis-Colman, David (2010-2011) / Vasishth, Ashwani (2011-2012) (SSHS)
  • Kuchta, Irene (Library)
  • Lopez, Iraida (AIS) (Ed Shannon subst. for Iraida, Spring 2012)
  • Rainforth, Emma (TAS) – Chair
  • Daffron, Eric (ex-officio, Office of the Provost)
  • Brennan. Cynthia (ex-officio, Registrar’s Office)
  • Johnson, Michelle (ex-officio, CAAFYE)

2008-2010 Members

  • Allison, Mary Ellen (CA)
  • Crawley, Donna (SSHS)
  • D’Antonio, Lawrence (TAS) – Chair
  • Dilly, Robert (Library)
  • Flenga, Vassiliki (AIS)
  • Haye, Eric (ASB)
  • Rainforth, Emma (ex officio, Office of the Provost, 2009-2010)

2006-2008 Members

  • Donna Crawley (SSHS)
  • Larry D’Antonio (TAS)
  • Martha Ecker (ex-officio, office of the Provost)
  • Val Flenga (AIS) (Edward Shannon for fall 2007)
  • George Gonpu (ASB)
  • Susan Kurzmann (LIB)
  • Jonathan Lipkin (CA) – Chair

2004-2006 Members

  • Klein,Stephen (SAB), Chair
  • Kurzmann, Susan (LIB)
  • Lipkin, Jonathan (CA)
  • Mentore, Robert (TAS)
  • Shapiro-Skrobe, Frances (SSHS)
  • Spar, Ira (AIS)
  • Skrzynski, Jacquelyn (ex officio, Advisement/Office of the Provost)

2002-2004 Members

Members of the Academic Review Committee (ARC)
  • Gorewitz, Shalom (CA)
  • Klein, Stephen (ASB) – Chair
  • Mentore, Robert (TAS)
  • Risch, Elaine (LIB)
  • Shapiro-Skrobe, Frances (SSHS)
  • Spar, Ira (AIS)
  • Ecker, Martha (ex officio, Office of the Provost)

ARC Activity Log 

 

Supporting Documents

The following documents were approved or received by Faculty Assembly, and are referenced by the ARC Manual.