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Acalog Catalog Committee

Purpose: To guide the University of Wyoming electronic catalog and previous years catalogs by approving/disproving exemption requests, monitoring BOT changes, program and college changes, and determining procedures for the catalog.

Selection of Members:

  1. Membership requirements
    1. The member should be a representation of the university faculty and staff who are an approver, originator, or read-only with the Acalog Catalog with one member representing the following areas, if possible:
      1. One representative from each college
      2. Student Affairs
      3. Faculty Senate
      4. Faculty Member
      5. Academic Affairs
      6. University Course Committee
      7. Enrollment Management/Advising
      8. Office of the Registrar
  1. Meeting attendance requirements:
    1. Except in the event of a notified absence (defined below), each member is expected to attend each regular or special meeting. The Secretary will maintain a record of the members’ attendance.
    2. Notified Absence: Where the member, in advance of the meeting, inform the committee that they will be absent. An absence due to unforeseen circumstances such as illness, emergency, vacation, conflict in meetings, shall also qualify as a notified absence where the member reports such absence to the committee as soon as reasonably possible. The Secretary shall record as non-notified all absences involving neither advance notice nor unforeseen circumstances.
  1. Election or appointment procedures
    1. Members will nominate faculty or staff for their position every two years.
    2. Current members will vote for the new Committee Members through an email ballot.
    3. In the case of a retirement or resignation from the committee, a member will be appointed corresponding to their designated category by the Acalog Catalog Committee.
  1. Election/Appointment Timeline
    1. Members will have a 2-year commitment, where after their first year they will nominate a successor who will replace them when their two years is complete in their area of representation.
  2. Officer Elections:
    1. Occur end of each academic year. The Chair will serve in the position for one year, starting at the beginning of the academic year.
  3. Election/Appointment Timeline
    1. Members will have a 2-year commitment, where after their first year they will nominate a successor who will replace them when their two years is done.

Officer Duties:

  1. The Chair shall:
    1. Call Regular Meetings
    2. Preside over meetings
  2. The Office of the Registrar Representative shall:
    1. Take accurate minutes (including attendance records) of each committee meeting.
    2. Submit a draft of minutes to the committee chair no less than 10 days prior to the meetings using the template provided.
    3. Provide the Zoom link, if applicable


  1. The Acalog Catalog Committee (ACC) will meet on the 2nd or 3rd Thursday of every Month, excluding Summer.
  2. Special meetings may only be called once a semester and are required to give a week’s notice before the meeting
  3. Meetings can be online/in person, or hybrid meetings. Meetings will not be recorded.

Current Members

Jake Dalman-COB, Advising, Originator  (

Chair-Kami Danaei-SER, UCC, Approver (

April French-HS, Advising, Approver (

Aaron Freland-Haub, Advising, Originator (

Brendan Green- AG, Originator  (

Doug Russell-A&S, Faculty, Approver (

Secretary-Debbie Swierczek-Interdisciplinary Programs, Staff Senate, Originator (

Christi Thompson-ED, Advising, Originator (

Jennifer Waluta-Office of the Registrar, Catalog Curriculum, System Administrator (


November 2022, Agenda 3

October 2022, Agenda 2

September 2022, Agenda 1



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