Committees

Department Committees

The administration of the Villanova Department of Computing Sciences is supported by the following committees:

Participates in the peer evaluation process as defined by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Oversees the processes involved to assess our effectiveness at accomplishing our departmental objectives.
Supports the program leading to the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS) degree with a concentration in Information Systems (IS).
Oversees the curriculum for the undergraduate program leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.
Invite speakers, post announcements
Addresses issues raised under the University policy on complaints about faculty.
Oversees the process of finding suitable candidates for new faculty positions.
Coordinates our five year BS/MS programs
Manage the graduate GC course
Nominations for the many various award possibilities.
Oversees the curriculum for the graduate program leading to the Master of Science degree in Computer Science.
Oversees the curriculum for the graduate program leading to a Masters of Science degree in Software Engineering.
Investigates the role of mathematics in computing, with the goal of tailoring the math requirements of our students.
Oversees the department's courses that are designed for non-technical majors.
Investigates opportunities for the department to increase its contributions and impact within the Villanova community and the computing discipline at large.
Promotes scholarship opportunities and assesses candidates for local scholarship awards.
Oversees the Villanova Computing Scholars program, including applicant evaluation.
Maintain Department Web Site and lead Web Team

College Committees

The following college committees are served by the faculty:


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Oversees the B.S. Comprehensive interdisciplinary program.
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A sub-committee of the college's Core Curriculum committee, focused on how Math and CS are incorporated into the core curriculum.
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Addresses physical plant issues related to Mendel Science Center.
Evaluates rank and tenure cases at the college level.
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Formulates and maintains the college's strategic plan.
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Formulates plans for college-wide recruitment, with an emphasis on creating a diverse student body.
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Addresses any college-level technology issues.

University Committees

The following university committees are served by the faculty:


Oversees the academic policies for the university
Adjudicates academic integrity cases.
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Addresses issues related to Falvey Library.
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Evaluates the success of the Villanova Computing Scholars program.

Inter-Department Committees

The following Inter-department committees are served by the faculty:


Oversees the curriculum of the Computer Engineering majors in the ECE department.
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Professional Committees

The following professional committees are served by the faculty:


Addresses educational concerns within the Association for Computing Machinery.
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