site    
hope college > provost   

 
Provost Home <
Table of Contents <
Other Faculty Resources <
Human Resources <
 

College Governance

A5: Description of the Boards and Standing Committees

b. Campus Life Board

2. Religious Life Committee

Functions:

  1. In relation to Campus Life Board:
    1. To promote the broad religious objectives of the College by considering and making recommendations to the Campus Life Board on all policies concerning the religious program of the College and the campus religious organizations.
    2. To study and make policy recommendations on any matter referred to it by the Campus Life Board.

  2. In relation to the Office of Campus Ministries:
    1. To assess the religious climate of the College and advise the Office of Campus Ministries in preparing programs to meet needs.  The Campus Ministries Office generally administers such programs.
    2. To advise on matters brought to it by the Office of Campus Ministries.

  3. To provide coordination and prevent unnecessary duplication of effort among various groups ministering to the spiritual welfare of the campus community.

  4. To act on requests for establishing new religious organizations.


Membership:

The Dean of the Chapel or a Chaplain designated by the Dean, three faculty members, and five students - two appointed by the Student Congress and three appointed by the Religious Life Committee.  Attention should be given to representation by sex, religious affiliation, ethnic background, and living area (off-campus housing, cottages, residence halls, and apartments).  In addition, faculty and student liaison persons to the Student Life Committee of the Board of Trustees who are not included in the above list shall be ex officio members of the Religious Life Committee.