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Academic Standards & Policies Committee

The Academic Standards and Policies Committee consists of two or more Faculty Council members, two general faculty members, one emeritus faculty member and two students - one representing undergraduates (SGA) and one representing the Graduate and Professional Student Government Association (GPSGA).


This committee shall formulate and recommend policies at all levels of instruction, both graduate and undergraduate, including the following:


  • admission, retention and graduation requirements
  • university catalogs and academic calendar
  • incentives and academic awards to encourage scholarship
  • instructional standards and procedures at all levels, on and off campus
  • student employment and credit hour load regulations
  • new curricula and programs
  • academic counseling, tutoring and honors programs

2020-2021 Committee Members

Faculty Council Members

Cristina Gonzalez - Chair

Tyrrell Conway

Rifat Bulut

Brandt Gardner

Lisa Slevitch

General Faculty Members

Ranjith Ramanathan

Mwarumba Mwavita

Mario Borunda


Emeritus Faculty Member

Kathryn Castle


Faculty Council Past Chair (Ex Offico)

Udaya DeSilva


Student Members

Logan Hutto (SGA)

Dominic Egure (GPSGA)

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