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Academic Policies Committee

The Academic Policies Committee shall consist of a minimum of five senators appointed by the Senate chair and confirmed by the Senate.
The chairs of the University’s Undergraduate Council (UGC), Graduate Council (GC), Liberal Arts Council (LAC), Professional Education Council (PEC), and the Vice President for Academic Affairs of the Student Senate shall be ex-officio (voting) members. The Chief Academic Officer (CAO) or his/her designee shall be an ex-officio (non-voting) member. The Committee’s responsibilities are to: consider the future development of the University in its broadest scope as it relates to academic programs and shall review and recommend formulation of goals, which it believes the University should seek in fulfilling its education mission; serve as a review committee for all matters which affect the academic policies of the institution, such as admission and graduation requirements, grading system, curriculum development, proposed new programs, academic standards and regulations, academic calendar, faculty evaluation, reduction in force policies, standards of professional ethics and the like; and receive and review reports and policy recommendations from the University’s UGC, GC, LAC, and PEC.  Recommendations on the approval of these reports and policy issues shall be prepared for consideration by the Senate.

2017-2018 Membership

Cassendra Bergstrom Undergraduate Council Co-Chair
Charles Couch Registrar
Kevion Ellis Student Senate
Barbara Garrett Undergraduate Council Co-Chair
Nancy Glen PVA Senator
Hannah Kang EBS Senator
Jody Lawrence EBS Senator
Courtney Luce Professional Education Council Chair
Francie Murry EBS Senator
Christiane Olivo Liberal Arts Council Chair
Carlo Parker NHS Senator
Anne Toewe PVA Senator/Committee Chair
Robert Weis HSS Senator
Michael Welsh HSS Senator
Stephanie Wiegand Graduate Council Representative