Academic Affairs Committee

Charge

Academic Affairs Committee is responsible for formulating and recommending to Academic Senate Council policies on academic and professional matters related to standards of scholarship, academic freedom and intellectual property, standards and process for student learning outcomes assessment, faculty hiring, and academic program review standards and processes, incorporating student learning outcomes assessment results into program review, as well as implementing procedures for faculty hiring prioritization based on program review, and annual academic calendar formation.

Chair

Faculty member appointed by the Academic Senate President. Chair serves for 3 consecutive years.

Composition

15 faculty; 3 administrators; 2 classified staff, 1 student; selected by each of the appropriate governance councils (includes chair)

Terms of Membership

Faculty, classified, and student members serve 2-year terms, renewable twice for a maximum of six consecutive years total. Administrators have no term limits.

Meeting Schedule

Second Friday of each month, 10 am - 12 pm