Senate Committee on Academic Affairs
9.3 The Academic Affairs Committee. The Academic Affairs Committee shall be the academic policy committee of the Senate and shall monitor and review matters related to academic standards, and curriculum, and shall serve in an advisory capacity in matters related to cooperative education, and admission standards and policy. The Committee shall formulate policies and proposals to be submitted to Senate. The Committee shall serve as a liaison with appropriate administrators and administrative bodies of the University. The Committee Chair, or his/her designee, shall represent the faculty, with voice but not vote, on the appropriate University committees and councils and the appropriate committees of the Board of Trustees, including the Academic Affairs Committee. Additionally, the Committee, serving as a Committee of the whole, will advise the Executive Budget Committee and other budget process committees as appropriate about course and curriculum development across the institution to ensure that all programmatic decisions are made to maintain academic integrity and ensure proper resource allocation.
Note: All committees of the Senate, unless otherwise specified, shall be established by the Senate, with committee membership being determined by the Senate or by its delegated representatives (ref. Bylaws of the Faculty Senate).