Academic Council

Purpose & Function:

The Academic Council serves to provide:

  • a forum for communication, mutual support and coordination among academic deans and others who are directly responsible to the Vice President for Academic Affairs;
  • a means for the Vice President for Academic Affairs to relate information from the President of the University or the President's Cabinet to the members;
  • an assembly for consideration of the advancement of part-time faculty.

Decisions are made, recommendations formulated, and counsel given.


Membership & Selection:

Vice President for Academic Affairs (Chair)
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Academic deans
Assistant Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs
Director of Library Services

Term:

All members are ex officio.

Meetings:

Meetings are held at the call of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Reports To:

Vice President for Academic Affairs

History:

10/28/02 - Revision approved by the Vice President for Academic Affairs
06/30/07 - Membership reduced by one, Dean of School of Continuing Education
03/01/08 - The title Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs changed to Vice President for Enrollment Management
05/06/08 - Title change to Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
05/06/08 - Title changes to Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs for Technology and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs for Research and Community Collaboration
07/01/09 - Membership reduced by one, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs for Technology
09/01/09 - Membership changed from "Academic Deans of all Colleges" to "Academic Deans" in order to include the Dean of the School of Architecture
01/06/11 - Title changed to Assistant Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs
07/01/11 - Title changed to Vice President for Academic Affairs
07/01/12 - Membership revision approved by the Vice President for Academic Affairs to include the Director of Library Services and the Director of Assessment
07/01/13 - Membership revision approved by the Vice President for Academic Affairs to remove the position of the Director of Assessment