The Academic Affairs Committee shall be composed of a chairman of the Executive Committee,
the Provost & Chief Academic Officer and six (6) members of the Board of Regents as
appointed by the Chairman of the Board of Regents. Any member of this committee may be
removed by the Board of Regents or by the Executive Committee by affirmative vote of a
majority of the entire Board of Regents or Executive Committee, as the case may be, whenever
in its judgment the best interests of the Corporation will be served thereby.
Powers and Duties
1. The Academic Affairs Committee shall, in cooperation with the President, study and
appraise the quality of the educational programs of the institution and recommend
educational policy designed to achieve the objectives of the University.
2. The committee shall evaluate compliance with established policy and achievement of
academic objectives and standards.
3. It shall review, study, and make recommendations to the Board with respect to graduate
programs and institutional academic and faculty affairs, such as, but not limited to,
curriculum, institutional and student outcomes assessment, program planning, library
development, learning resources, academic policy development, and faculty personnel
4. The provisions of Bylaw 4.02 relating to vacancies, meetings, quorum, voting, procedure,
and acting without meeting is applicable to the Academic Affairs Committee.
Policy Revised: Fall 2014