Academic Affairs

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE NEW SCHOOL PROPOSALS – GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION (TEMPLATE)

NEW DEGREE PROPOSAL GUIDELINES

GUIDELINES FOR MINOR, CONCENTRATION, OR TRACK PROPOSALS

PROTOCOL FOR REVIEW

Functions:

At the beginning of each academic year, the committee will meet with the Provost to review emerging academic issues, to discuss priorities for the agenda in the year ahead, and to plan for ad hoc assignments pertaining to academic affairs. The committee will be responsible for all issues pertaining to matters of curricular and academic program review and will be responsible for the Senate’s role in the creation and elimination of academic programs. The committee will formulate policies affecting faculty in the performance of their duties; consider policies and offer advice pertaining to student admissions, graduation, and enrollment; and oversee work relating to student assessment and academic program evaluation. A member of the committee will be nominated to serve as the Senate representative on the University Teaching Award Committee. As necessary, the committee will ask the Executive Council to appoint ad hoc subcommittees to assist in the performance of its duties.

Standing Charges summarized:

  1. Meet with Provost at beginning of year to discuss priorities for year ahead.
  2. Review curriculum and academic programs as issues emerge.
  3. Consider policies affecting faculty in the performance of their duties.
  4. Offer advice pertaining to student admissions, graduation and enrollment.

Members (2014-2015)

Name Title School Phone
George Cohen, Chair Brokaw Professor of Corporate Law Law
924-3814
Jeanine Braithwaite Senior Lecturer in Public Policy Batten School
243-1127
Jenny Clay William R Kenan, Jr, Professor of Classics Arts & Sciences
924-6680
Martin Davidson Associate Professor Darden
924-4483