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 (2013-2014)

Name Title School Phone
Kerry Abrams, Chair Professor Law
924-7361
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
Francesca Fiorani Associate Professor Arts & Sciences
243-8649
Chris Ghaemmaghami Associate Professor Medicine
982-1999
Mary Gibson Associate Professor Nursing
924-0130
Shiqiao Li Professor Architecture
924-6444
Stephen Patek Associate Professor Engineering & Applied Science
982-2052
Charlotte Patterson Professor Arts & Sciences
924-0664
Donna Plasket Assistant Dean and Director, BIS Continuing & Professional Studies
243-2557
Paige Pullen Associate Professor Curry School of Education
243-5502
Herbert Tucker Professor Arts & Sciences
924-6677
Mark White Associate Professor McIntire School of Commerce
924-7365
Chris Holstege, ex officio Chair, Faculty Senate
Associate Professor
Medicine
924-5185
Joe Garofalo, ex officio Chair-Elect, Faculty Senate
Associate Professor and
Co-Director, Center for Technology
Curry School of Education
924-0845
George Cohen, ex officio Immediate Past Chair, Faculty Senate
Brokaw Professor of Corporate Law
Law
924-3814
John Simon, ex officio Executive Vice President and Provost Office of the Executive VP & Provost
982-2362
Maurie McInnis, ex officio Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Office of the Executive VP & Provost
982-2334
David Wolcott, ex officio Associate Vice Provost for Academic Accreditation Office of the Executive VP & Provost
924-7244