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Academic Affairs Committee

Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee
2012-2013 Report
Action items completed:
  1. Represented Faculty Senate to Academic Council (Dowdy), Graduate Council (Veneziano), and Student Government (McAllister)
  2. Surveyed faculty on the development of a Master Faculty Advisor program, engaged Academic Advising Council, and solicited input from Student Government
  3. Passed legislation on:
    1. Student Evaluation of Instruction, including a resolution on the use of IDEA “Progress on Relevant Objectives”
    2. 5-year academic calendar extension to 2017-2018
    3. Repeating Courses
    4. Grade Appeals
  4. Pending legislation:
    1. Online Course and Program Approval Procedures
    2. Teaching Assignments during the Summer Session Policy & Procedures
    3. Classroom or Other Instructional Policy & Procedures
  5. Final drafts of:
    1. Teaching Assignments during the Academic Year Policy & Procedures
    2. Outside Employment or Coursework Policy & Procedures
Continuing to 2013-2014:
  1. Develop procedures for the use of Student Learning Outcomes data
  2. Create Master Faculty Advisor program
  3. Complete Faculty Handbook revisions to Teaching and Classroom Practices (3C) and Course and Curricular Approval Process (5A)
  4. Extend 5-year academic calendar to 2018-2019
  5. Assist transition to University of 2020

Voting: Doug Atwood, Marcus Bond, Ray Dowdy, Jeff Luetkenhaus, Chuck McAllister(chair), Carol Veneziano, Pat Willingham, Fisher Zhang
Ex-officio: Provost Rosati, Vice President Below, Vice Provost Eddleman, Registrar Hinkle