Academic Standards Committee

Description

Functions

  1. Serves as court of appeals for undergraduate students dismissed due to failure to meet academic standards, as described in Millersville University academic policies.
  2. 
Serves as court of appeals for undergraduate students denied a degree.
  3. 
Considers academic amnesty petitions.
  4. 
Advises the Director of Admissions on admission applications following a third academic dismissal. 

  5. Advises Faculty Senate of its interpretation and implementation of undergraduate student academic policies.

Membership

Current Committee Members

Membership

  1. Chairperson: The Chairperson is a Faculty Senator.

    1. Election: Elected by Faculty Senate.

    2. Term: Three-year term beginning and ending at the start of the fall semester in the appropriate year.

    3. Limits: No more than two complete, consecutive terms may be served. Service of at-large or partial terms do not count towards the term limit. If the Chairperson does not retain Faculty Senate membership, another senator should be elected to complete the remainder of the term.

    4. Voting: The chairperson is a voting member.

  2. Faculty Representatives: Three representatives from each of the four academic units (Education, Humanities, Science and Mathematics, Social Sciences,) and one non- school representative.

    1. Election: Elected on a staggered schedule by Faculty Senate.

    2. Term: Three-year terms beginning and ending at the start of the fall semester of the appropriate year.

    3. Limits: No more than two complete, consecutive terms may be served. Service of at-large or partial terms do not count towards the term limit.

    4. Voting: A faculty representative is a voting member.

  3. Alternate Faculty Representatives: One representative from each of the four academic units (Education, Humanities, Social Sciences, Science and Mathematics) and one non-school representative.

    1. Election: Elected by Faculty Senate.

    2. Term: One-year terms beginning and ending at the start of the fall semester of the appropriate year. Nominees should confirm availability for scheduled hearing dates in the year of service.

    3. Limits: No more than two complete, consecutive terms may be served. Service of at-large or partial terms do not count towards the term limit.

    4. Voting: An alternate faculty representative is a voting member only when replacing a faculty representative.

  4. Student Representatives: Two undergraduate student representatives.

    1. Election: Elected by Student Senate.

    2. Term: One-year terms beginning and ending at the start of the fall semester of the appropriate year.

    3. Limits: As determined by the Student Senate.

    4. Voting: A student representative is a voting member.

  5. Alternate Student Representatives: Two undergraduate student representatives.

    1. Election: Elected by Student Senate.

    2. Term: One-year terms beginning and ending at the start of the fall semester of the appropriate year. Nominees should confirm availability for scheduled hearing dates in the year of service.

    3. Limits: As determined by the Student Senate.

    4. Voting: An alternate student representative is a voting member only when replacing a student representative.

  6. Ex Officio Members: Director of AIM for Success Program, Director of Admissions, Director of Financial Aid, and Registrar.

    1. Designees: One designee may serve in lieu of each Ex Officio member.

    2. Voting: An Ex Officio member/designee is a voting member.

Other Documents

Minutes/Annual Reports

Approved Proposals

Etc.