Senate Committee Appointment Request

Review the descriptions below, then complete the form to Request Appointment

Note: * GEAC is a subcommittee of CRC.  You do not need to be a member of CRC to be appointed to one of its subcommittees.

Reviews proposals for academic investment submitted by faculty members and identifies investment needs and priorities based on annual metrics. Defines and communicates the methodology to be used in the proposals, and communicates the criteria used to evaluate the proposals to the faculty. Makes recommendations for academic investment to faculty senate. One non-voting ex officio committee member is designated by the provost. Only full-time faculty may serve on this committee.

Recommends and interprets academic policy on university-wide matters. Recommends changes for the improvement of the academic program of the university.

Reviews and recommends policies regarding disability and accessibility issues that relate to the academic function of the university, including academic policies which apply to faculty or students, and reports these to the Senate for action.

Advises faculty senate on all university activities and coordinates with other faculty senate committees relating to intercollegiate athletics. Provides advice and counsel to the director of athletics. Promotes academic achievement among student athletes.

Reviews university curricula such as course changes, proposals, new programs, the mechanics of admission; recommends such changes and revisions for inclusion in the general bulletin.

Advises on policy matters regarding utilization of information technology related to academic systems, electronic systems acquisition, budget, and other matters affecting academic areas.

GEAC shall be responsible for reviewing curriculum change proposals that affect general education requirements.

Recommends the budgeting of sums of the university's support of faculty research proposals to be funded by this committee. Establishes policies for funding proposals and reviews research proposals submitted by faculty and grants university funds in support of those proposals deemed worthy.

To develop and consider recommendations for the rights and responsibilities of part-time faculty including measures to improve morale and academic effectiveness and to consider the possibility of creating a permanent standing committee of the Faculty Senate on part-time faculty issues.

Provides a formative assessment of academic programs by reviewing self-studies submitted by program faculty. Establishes the template and guidelines for the program review self-studies.

Reviews legislation referred to it by the faculty senate.

Advisory group to the Dean of University Libraries to express faculty will in growth and development of the academic support which the library supplies including acquisitions, budget, and policy.