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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.

2018-2019 Membership

Charles Couch Registrar
Barbara Garrett Undergraduate Council Co-Chair
Nancy Glen PVA Senator
Sarah Goodrum HSS Senator 
Tim Hernandez Student Senate 
Hannah Kang EBS Senator
Jody Lawrence EBS Senator
Malaika Michel-Fuller Student Senate 
Francie Murry EBS Senator
Christiane Olivo Liberal Arts Council Chair
Brian Rose Professional Education Council Chair
Nancy Sileo Assistant Provost 
Katherine Sullivan NHS Senator 
Anne Toewe PVA Senator/Committee Chair
Robert Weis HSS Senator
Michael Welsh HSS Senator
Stephanie Wiegand UL Senator
Mia WIlliams Graduate Council Chair