| Standing Committee - Academic Affairs|
Academic Affairs Committee
The Academic Affairs Committee supports the Board’s responsibility to advance and protect the academic quality of the education offered by the University. The Committee shall make recommendations to the Board on the academic mission, purpose, strategic plans, important academic and regular and special programs of the University; on awards and honorary degrees; on faculty personnel appointments, policies and procedures, including tenure appointments, policies, and procedures; and on student recruitment and admissions criteria and policies. The Academic Affairs Committee is designated by the Board as the committee with the responsibility of responding, on behalf of the Board, to requests from faculty for review of negative tenure decisions. The Committee’s decisions, on review of negative tenure decisions, shall be final. The Committee may meet, as it deems necessary, with faculty, staff representatives, and other University members as requested through the President.
The Academic Affairs Committee shall consider and make recommendations to the Board on all matters relating to University research and technology initiatives and programs, as may be brought before it by the President, or the Vice President for Academic Affairs, or referred to it by the Rector or the Board.
- Dr. Melvin T. Stith, Chair
- Lloyd Banks, Jr.
- Dr. Byron L. Cherry, Sr.
- Dr. Deborah M. DiCroce
- Beth Murphy
- Michael D. Rochelle
Staff: Dr. Sandra J. DeLoatch, Provost