2021-2022 Faculty Senate Committee Charges


Academic Affairs Committee

  • Consider changes to policy and/or procedure regarding required advising to align with the Academic Advsing Council's endorsed recommendations.
  • Consider developing a policy and/or procedure for placing, communicating, and managing holds on student accounts.
  • Continue revisions to warning/probation/suspension policy/procedure and craft modifications of policy/procedure to reflect these revisions.
  • Continue working with the ADI ad-hoc committee on policy language about the anti-racist and/or a race and ethnicity graduation requirement for undergraduate students.
  • Continue revisions to the academic dishonesty policy (CWUP 5-90-040(25)) and procedure to clarify the process overall and for appeals.
  • Continue working on the language for policy 5-90-080 regarding Disruptive Behavior in academic settings.
  • Consider developing policy and/or procedure for improving transfer students' catalog year and degree requirements consistency.
  • Consider revisions to honors definitions and honor roll requirements.
  • Consider revisions to policy and/or procedure regarding academic probation rules and how they are implemented.
  • Consider reviewing the policy about prior learning requirement.
  • Consider the creation of a set of procedures (CWUR 2-90-060) to mirror CWUP 5-90-060 outling the process of creating, reorganizing, and renaming academic units.
  • Consider revisions to policy and/or procedure regarding course Syllabi, specifically to 493 courses and discrimination/harrassment.
  • Consider revisions to the academic advising and orientation policy (CWUP 5-90-040(3) to clarify the process overall.
  • Consider revisions to the academic admission to major policy (CWUP 5-90-040(4) to clarify the process overall.
  • Consider developing university policy or procedure to ensure departmental policies on plagiarism and other behaviors are consistent with the student conduct code, WAC, and FERPA.
  • Review and update numbering references, hyperlinks, phone numbers, etc. in Academic Policy and Procedure.
  • Review committee procedures manual and update as required.

Budget and Planning Committee

  • Establish a strong line of communication and good working relationship with the new president and upper administration regarding their budget structure and processes/plans.
  • Provide recommendations for a transparent budget process for the ASL, non-college budget.
  • Continue establishing and communicating closely with college and unit budget committees, and advocate for transparency in the college level budgets.
  • Continue monitoring implementation of the budget model at Central by collecting and analyzing data regarding impacts to programs, departments, anc colleges.  Disseminate results to administrators and faculty as appropriate.

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