A5: Description of the Boards and Standing
a. Academic Affairs Board
initiate academic policy and to review and take action on all academic
review the educational objectives of the College and to propose or
engage in studies aimed at making the academic program constantly more
examine proposals for major academic change, including the addition
or deletion of departments and programs. In cases where the proposed
change may affect the basic character of the College or have unusual
implications for the College budget, the Academic Affairs Board recommendations
shall be forwarded to the Administrative Affairs Board for approval. At
the discretion of the President, some proposals may even require Board
of Trustees action.
request its committees to consider matters and present recommendations
- To act
on matters of library policy and cultural offerings.
advise the Provost and deans on matters they bring to it.
- To establish
policies on academic advising and to examine the existing advising
Provost, Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning, eight faculty (two from each division), and four students (one
an officer of Student Congress).
The following standing committees come under the jurisdiction of the
Academic Affairs Board, each having a faculty member as board liaison:
- Cultural Affairs
- Library Committee
- Teacher Education
- Academic Computing Committee