University College and Lifelong Learning

UCaLL Staff Profile

Fred-Rick Roundtree Dr. Fred-Rick Roundtree

Assistant Dean,
Curriculum & Literacy Services 

 
Phone: (336) 750-2308
Fax: (336) 750-3169
roundtreef@wssu.edu

University College & Lifelong Learning
Student Success Center at Hill Hall,
Room
 225
601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27110
Background 

• B.A. in English from Winston-Salem State University
• M.A. in English and African American Literature North Carolina A & T    State University
• Ph.D. Candidate The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
• Internship in the Arts with Dr. Maya Angelou
• 21 State Tour as a Professional Storyteller with Poetry Alive!
  Asheville, N.C.
• Seven Years Teaching Experience with Winston-Salem Forsyth
   County Public Schools
• Six Years as an Instructor of English, Public Speaking, and the
   Humanities at Forsyth Technical Community College
• Seven Years as an Instructor of Interdisciplinary Studies, English,
   Speech, and the Humanities at Winston-Salem State University

Position Responsibilities 

• Serve as lead administrator for UCaLL faculty concerning curriculum
   initiatives which shape the following general education courses and
   their outcomes: Composition (level one writing courses), Critical
   Reading Foundations, and Quantitative Literacy Foundations
• Collaborate with UCaLL faculty on initiatives that strengthen and
   enhance the level one writing courses’ curriculum 
• Collaborate with UCaLL faculty, staff, and university constituents on
   initiatives that strengthen and enhance curriculum for students who
   test into the following developmental courses: reading,  English,
   and mathematics
• Promote learning community curriculum initiatives and partnerships
   between students, faculty, and staff that focus on the following
   academic subjects:  composition, critical reading, quantitative
   literacy, and academic success
• Through UCaLL’s Teaching and Learning Ambassadors Partnership,
   promote in-class workshops for students between UCaLL faculty
   and university faculty who teach any portion or all aspects of the
   following in their courses: written communication, critical reading,
   and quantitative literacy 
• Collaborate with class deans, UCaLL assistant deans, the directors
   of the Writing Center, Reading Center, and Quantitative Skills
   Center on curriculum initiatives that directly impact the learning of
   their assigned  student populations
•  Lead the university’s General Education Review Committee. This
   committee of faculty members are responsible for vetting and
   aligning transfer and existing WSSU courses with the proper general
   education Areas of Knowledge
•  Collaborate with university constituents on curriculum policy that
   affect the articulation agreement between WSSU and the North
   Carolina Community College System 

Philosophy 
"All I know is what I have learned. All that I have learned is not all that there is to know. When I have learned all that there is to know - there will still be more to learn."
~ African proverb 

Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000



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