Academic Affairs Committee

Charge

The Academic Affairs Committee will advise University leaders on matters relating to the University’s curriculum and academic policies. Its work will include the annual academic calendar and revision of campus academic policies and regulations. It will coordinate its work with that of campus bodies charged with making decisions about the curriculum.

Regulatory Authority

Not applicable

Membership

  • 10 faculty members (selected by Faculty Council)
  • 4 staff members (selected by Staff Council)
  • 3 undergraduate students (selected by MSA)
  • 3 graduate or professional students (selected by GPC)
  • Liaisons chosen by: Academic Advising Leadership Council, Committee for Persons with Disabilities, Committee on Undergraduate Education, Library Committee, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, and Undergraduate Deans
  • Graduate School Dean (or designee)
  • Teaching for Learning Center Director (or designee)
  • University Registrar (or designee)
  • Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies (or designee)

Liaisons from

Liaisons chosen by: Academic Advising Leadership Council, Committee for Persons with Disabilities, Committee on Undergraduate Education, Library Committee, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, and Undergraduate Deans

Liaisons to

Not applicable

Chairs

  • One co-chair elected by Faculty Council from among its own members (this person will serve on Faculty Council Executive Committee)
  • One co-chair selected by the committee membership.

Staff Support

Provided by Office of the Provost.

Notes

Motions may be sent from this committee to faculty Council in one of two ways:

  1. majority vote of full committee membership
  2. majority vote of faculty members on the committee.