Purpose: to recommend policy and procedures concerning advising, undergraduate admissions, retention, progression and graduation, registration, University calendar, class scheduling, final examination scheduling, testing, advanced placement and other programs regarding dual enrolled students, commencement, and catalog-- including catalog content; to consider undergraduate student petitions for exceptions to academic policy, including graduation requirements, as authorized by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; and to advise with respect to Admissions, Enrollment Management, Learning Support, Testing, Registrar, Registration and Records.  It is recommended that members of this committee also serve as Senate representatives on non-Senate university committees designated for decision making regarding the above items. The chair of the Academic Policies Committee will represent the Senate on the university calendar committee.  

Membership: four senators; seven faculty, one elected from each of the five colleges (COSM, COSS, COAH, RCOB, COE), the School of Nursing, and the Library; three administrators: the Registrar, one appointed by the Provost, and one appointed by the Senior Diversity Officer; one student, appointed by SGA. (Total: 15)

  • Committee Members


    • Agnieszka Chwialkowska (RCOB), 2020, Chair
    • Soo Moon (COSS), 2020
    • Emily McKendry-Smith (COSS), 2021
    • Nancy Pencoe (COSM), 2022


    • COSM Rep.: Spencer Slattery, 2021
    • COSS Rep.: Gavin Lee, 2021
    • COAH Rep.: Randy Hendricks, 2021
    • RCOB Rep.: Michael Hopper, 2020
    • COE Rep.: Jairus-Joaquin Matthews, 2021
    • THSSON Rep.:  Ethel Santiago, 2021
    • LIBR Rep.: Jean Cook, 2021


    • TBA


    • Jill Drake, VPAA Representative
    • Donna Haley, Registrar
    • Ashley Lewis, Senior Diversity Officer
  • Meeting Dates
    2019-2020 Meeting Dates and Times
    • 2019-2020 Meeting Dates and Times TBD
    2018-2019 Meeting Dates and Times
    • April 19, 2018
    • Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 9:00 a.m., Library 2nd floor conference room
    • Monday, November 27, 2017, 1:00 p.m., Library 2nd floor conference room
    • Monday, October 9, 2018, 9:00 a.m., Library 2nd floor conference room
    • Thursday August 24, 2018, 4:00 p.m., Pafford 202
  • Meeting Agendas
  • Meeting Minutes