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COMMITTEES OF THE FACULTY (2018-2019) The Committees of the Faculty meet regularly throughout the academic year. Through their members suggestions about College business or policy may be made. The major committees (Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs, Student Affairs, Budget-Audit, Benefits, Committee for Faculty Appointments, and Grievance) and their subcommittees are listed below with their areas of responsibility and the names and terms of their members. Numbers in parentheses indicate the last year in office of full-term members; numbers in square brackets indicate one-year surrogates. ACADEMIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Responsible for general educational policy, new academic programs and departments, curriculum and course approval, non-classroom educational resources (e.g., audiovisual materials, computer programs, library), remedial and study skills programs, academic calendar, nominations of committee members where needed, and emergency action on behalf of the faculty. The committee approves academic scheduling of class times on behalf of the faculty. Also serves as the Executive Committee of the faculty between faculty meetings. May establish subcommittees and ad hoc committees, for purposes definite, to report to it. Membership: • 3 faculty members, 1 elected from each division, by each division, for three-year staggered terms: Jayne/Keohane (19), Carilli (20), Palmer (21) • 1 faculty member elected by the faculty and 1 faculty member appointed by the President for 2-year staggered terms: Coombs (19,a), D. Weese (19) • 1 student elected annually in the spring by faculty members of the committee: Kevin Canny • Dean of the Faculty, ex officio: McDermott • Chair to be elected annually from the ranks of the faculty on the committee: Coombs Admissions and Financial Aid Committee A subcommittee of the Academic Affairs Committee, responsible for supervision and implementation of the admissions and financial aid policy established by the faculty. Membership: • Dean of Admissions (Chair): Garland • 3 faculty members elected each year, for three-year staggered terms by the faculty:

Sipe (19), Lea (20), Cheyne (21)

• 1 faculty member appointed annually by

the President after the election of the above: Winborne (19) • Dean of Students, ex officio: Sabbatini Assessment Committee A subcommittee of the Academic Affairs Committee, responsible for coordinating departmental and program assessments, recommending approaches to assessment to departments and programs, working with visiting assessment teams, and making recommendations on future assessment strategies to the Dean of the Faculty. Membership: • 3 faculty members, one from each division, elected by the division, for 3-year staggered terms: Lea (19), Nace [20], Lins (21) • Dean of the Faculty, ex officio: McDermott • 1 faculty member appointed by the Dean of the Faculty for a 3-year term: Frusetta (21) • Chair appointed by the Dean of the Faculty for a 3-year term: Frusetta Health Sciences Committee A subcommittee of the Academic Affairs Committee, responsible for advice and counsel for premedical and predental students; liaison with schools of dentistry, medicine, and osteopathic medicine; preparation of recommendations for applicants to such schools. Membership: • 4 faculty members, at least two of whom should represent the natural sciences, appointed by the President for four-year staggered terms: Thurman (19), Varholy (20), Sipe (21), Hargadon (22) • Chair, appointed by the President from among the members: Hargadon Honors Council A subcommittee of the Academic Affairs Committee, responsible for the administration of the Honors Program. Membership: • 3 faculty members, one from each division, appointed by the Dean for 3-year staggered terms: Blackman (19), Siegel (20), Mueller (21) • 2 students drawn from the ranks of honors scholars (one either a junior or senior, and

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Academic Catalogue 2019-20  

Academic Catalogue 2019-20