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Committee on Academic Affairs (Article IV, Section 4 of the University Statutes)

The committee approves substantive change to curriculum, reviews and advises on academic policies, reviews general education assessment reports, and oversees academic advising. The Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, the University Registrar, and the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance are ex-officio members of this committee. The Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance is a non-voting member of the committee. The committee shall:

  • Approve all substantive changes to the curriculum, including addition, revision and deletion of courses, and addition, revision, and deletion of academic programs.
  • Periodically review the institution’s academic policies, and make recommendations for changes to the administration, as well as making recommendations to the faculty on the addition, revision, and the deletion of academic policies.
  • Review General Education Assessment Reports annually.
  • Assess and make recommendations for improving the institution’s academic advisement.

This committee has three standing subcommittees: academic policies, general education assessment review, and academic advisement. The Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance is a standing member of the academic advisement subcommittee.

2014-2015 Members

  • Courtney McDonald, Chair
  • Gaynor Cheokas, Secretary
  • Paula Bryant
  • Bryan Davis
  • Olga Godoy
  • Ru Story-Huffman
  • Joy Humphrey
  • Brian Smith
  • John Stroyls
  • Philip Szmedra
  • Tommy Wright
  • Chuchu Wu
  • Alexander Yemelyanov
  • Brian Adler, Ex-Officio
  • Helen Tate, Ex-Officio
  • Krista Smith, Ex-Officio
  • Christie Ward, Ex-Officio
  • Glory Achobandu, SGA Representative
  • Kemo Sanko, SGA Representative
  • Johnathan Simmons, SGA Representative


Next Meeting

March 13, 2015. Deadline for submissions: February 27, 2015. Proposal Forms.


2012 Minutes 2013 Minutes 2014 Minutes 2015 Minutes
January 20, 2012  January 25, 2013 January 31, 2014 February 13, 2015
 March 9, 2012  February 22, 2013 February 28, 2014 March 13, 2015
 April 20, 2012  March 29, 2013 April 25, 2014

April 10, 2015
August 8, 2012 April 19, 2013 August 12, 2014

 August 24, 2012 August 14, 2013 September 12, 2014

 September 21, 2012  September 30, 2013 October 3, 2014

October 19, 2012 October 31, 2013 November 7, 2014

 November 26, 2012 November 18, 2013 December 1, 2014  

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