Committee Work

Curriculum Committees

Curriculum Committees’ Tasks: The Curriculum Committees recommends curricular and programmatic changes. This includes the development of new courses, archiving old courses, and modifying existing courses with the focus on certificates and degree programs in the curriculum. There are six Academic Committees with up to six faculty, including the faculty co-chair and five staff, including the staff co-chair on each committee.

Meeting Commitments: The committees meet between 7-10 times a year with about 2-3 in person meetings, although the demands of each committee may vary.

Specific Committees:

  • Arts/Communications/Humanities
  • Science/Allied Health
  • Business/Math
  • Social Science/Professions
  • Developmental Ed/First Semester Seminars
  • Technology

Compensation: $1,500/year

Academic Council

Academic Council’s Tasks: The Academic Council proposes, reviews, and recommends academic policies, courses and programs to the president. The faculty chairs of the Curriculum Committee serve on this committee.

Meeting Commitments: Academic Council meets the third Thursday of each month September through June, with no meeting in January or May. The in-person meetings are from 9:30 AM -3:00 PM at the Montpelier Academic Center in September, November, February, April, and June—unless there is a weather-related issue. Meetings will be held by phone and Zoom (9AM – Noon) in October, December, and March.

Compensation: $3,000/year

Planning Committee

Planning Committee Tasks: This is a new position where the faculty member will play an important role in the direction of the College. This faculty member will also serve on the Academic Council.

Meeting Commitments: We are waiting for more information from admin on this new position.

Compensation: We are waiting for more information from admin on this new position.

Right now we are recruiting for open positions in the following Committees to complete the 2018/2019 academic year. (Committees do not meet during summer semester).

  • Science/Allied Health (faculty chair) Curriculum Committee/Academic Council* $3000/year
  • Developmental Ed/First Semester Seminars (faculty chair) Curriculum Committee /Academic Council* $3000/year
  • Technology Curriculum Committee $1500/year -(You may contact Jil Mac if you have specific questions about joining this committee:
  • Planning Committee/Academic Council

Please contact Laura Gannon at by December 15th if you have any questions or if you are interested in serving on any one of these committees.