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Academic Policies and Standards Committee

Purpose: The purpose of the Academic Policies and Standards Committee is to review and advise on matters pertaining to academic policy, to include academic standards.

Charter Sponsor: College Senate

Charter Contact: Committee Chair

Membership

(16 total)

  • 7 faculty (3-year terms):
    • 5 elected (one per Center)
    • 2 appointed by Senate Chair & President
  • 1 Academic Dean (3 year term (odd)
  • 1 Assistant Dean (3 year term (even)
  • Registrar (ongoing)
  • VPSA appointment (3 year term)
  • Rome campus representative (Rome Dean appointment)
  • Chair of CWCC
  • Designee VPLAA (ongoing, non-voting)
  • 1 student (Student Congress appointment, 1 year term)

Does

  • Make recommendations to the College Senate regarding matters of academic policies and standards
  • Conduct research on the academic policies and standards practices of other community colleges to inform practice and procedure at MVCC
  • Review and ensure accuracy of academic policies and standards statements in the College Catalog.
  • Submit annual written reports to the College Senate and make meeting minutes available to the College community.

Does Not

  • Discuss contractual issues

Guiding Points

  • Keep the College mission, with an emphasis on the student experience, front and center
  • Identify pathways and practices that maintain high academic standards and support student success
  • Seek to understand and recognize there are multiple perspectives to each issue
  • Coordinate information with curriculum and distance education committees

Academic Policies and Standards Committee