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.: Carrie Carmack, 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
    • April 14, 2019, 12:30 p.m., Miller Hall Conference Room 2212
    • March 3, 2019, 12:30 p.m., Miller Hall Conference Room 2212
    • February 11, 2019, 12:30 p.m., Miller Hall Conference Room 2212
    • January 21, 2019, 11:00 p.m., Miller Hall Conference Room 2212
    • Thursday, December 5, 2019, 11:00 a.m., Adamson Hall Conference Room
    • Friday, November 15, 2019, 2:00 p.m., Adamson Hall Conference Room
    • Friday, October 25, 2019, 2:00 p.m., Campus Center Room 104
    • Friday, September 27, 2019, 2:00 p.m., Adamson Hall Conference Room
    • Thursday, August 15, 2019, 11 a.m., Adamson Hall Conference Room
  • Meeting Agendas
  • Meeting Minutes