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:
- Meet with Provost at beginning of year to discuss priorities for year ahead.
- Review curriculum and academic programs as issues emerge.
- Consider policies affecting faculty in the performance of their duties.
- Offer advice pertaining to student admissions, graduation and enrollment.
|George Cohen, Chair||Brokaw Professor of Corporate Law||Law||924-3814|
|Jeanine Braithwaite||Senior Lecturer in Public Policy||Batten School||243-1127|
|Martin Davidson||Associate Professor||Darden||924-4483|
|David Eddy Spicer||Associate Professor||Medicine||243-6417|
|Mary Gibson||Associate Professor||Nursing||924-0130|
|Stephen Levine NFS||Senior Program Director, BIS||SCPS||982-5284|
|Stephen Patek||Associate Professor||Engineering & Applied Science||982-2052|
|Charlotte Patterson||Professor||Arts & Sciences||924-0664|
|Margaret Plews-Ogan||Associate Professor||Medicine||243-6594|
|Herbert Tucker||Professor||Arts & Sciences||924-6677|
|Mike Wormington||Associate Professor||Arts & Sciences||982-5803|
|Nina Solenski, ex officio||Chair-elect, Faculty Senate
|Margaret Riley, ex officio||Chair-Elect, Professor of Law||School of Law||924-4671|
|Joe Garofalo, ex officio||Chair, Faculty Senate
Associate Professor and
Co-Director, Center for Technology
|Curry School of Education||924-0845|
|Thomas Katsouleas||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|
NFS = Not a member of the Faculty Senate
According to Faculty Senate by-laws: “The Senate may provide for membership on a standing committee by persons who are not members of the Senate, but the chair of the committee and a majority of its members must in all cases be elected members of the Senate.”