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Office of Undergraduate Studies
Edwards 214
(239) 745-4210
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd. South
Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

Sarah Davis
University Colloquium Coordinator
Phone: (239) 590-7679



University Colloquium Advisory Council (UCAC)


The University Colloquium Advisory Council (UCAC) advises the Provost of Florida Gulf Coast University. It is appointed and charged by the Provost of the university. The purposes of the University Colloquium Advisory Council are: (a) to review, advise and approve IDS 3920 The University Colloquium: A Sustainable Future curriculum; (b) to oversee assessment as necessary, and (c) to advise the Provost who charges and appoints the Council.

In an effort to provide continuous improvement, the University Colloquium Advisory Council shall review, advise, and approve The University Colloquium: A Sustainable Future curriculum related to: the standard syllabus with learning goals and outcomes, required readings, required field trips, required writing assignments, and required Service-Learning. In addition, the University Colloquium Advisory Council shall address the logistics for transportation to field trips, faculty resources and training, student concerns related to University Colloquium including student grade appeals, petitions for late withdrawals and other course related issues as necessary, and additional Colloquium-related issues as needs arise.

Download a full copy of the bylaws.

Members 2014-2015 Academic Year

Ms. Sarah Davis, Chair and Colloquium Coordinator

Ms. Deborah Lotter, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Dr. Diane Bondehagen (WCOE),

Mr. Uzir Iqbal (Student Rep), SG Director of Sustainability

Dr. Nairruti Jani, (CHPSW rep)

Ms. Patty Krupp, University Colloquium Office Manager

Ms. Jen Macbeth, University Colloquium

Dr. Susan Cooper, (COE rep)

 (CAS rep)

Ms. Jessica Rhea, Director of Community Engagement & Service-Learning

Dr. Gerry Segal, (LCOB rep)

Mr. Andrew Wilkinson (CAS rep)

Dr. Jim Wohlpart, Dean, UGS (ex-officio - non-voting)

2014-2015 meetings

Meeting for the 2014-2015 academic year will be held from 2-3:30pm on the following dates, except for March 23rd and April 13th will be held from 9:00am-10:30am:

  • August 25, 2014 (Edwards Hall 309)- agenda - minutes
  • October 27, 2014 (Edwards Hall 210)- agenda 
  • November 17, 2014 (Edwards Hall 210)-minutes
  • February 6, 2015 (Edwards Hall 210)- agenda
  • March 23, 2015 (Edwards Hall 210)
  • April 13, 2015 (Edwards Hall 210)

2013-2014 meetings

Meetings for 2013-14 academic year will be held from 2-3:30 PM in Edwards 210 on the following dates: