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Academic Policy Committee


The purpose of the Academic Policy Committee shall be to formulate academic policies for the College.


The committee shall be composed of:

  • Faculty Senator (1)
  • Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Director of Learning Support
  • Dean of each school of the College
  • Registrar
  • Other Faculty members, 1 per academic unit
  • Student (1); Elected by SGA


The committee shall review and formulate academic regulations and degree requirements. The committee shall be responsible for the approval and review of all academic programs, course offerings, the appropriate hours of credit, and the catalog description of the courses.

2017-2018 Members:

  • Faculty Senator: Prof. Jim Rickerson, Library
  • Provost & VPAA: Dr. C. Jeffery Knighton
  • Director of Learning Support: Dr. Steve Raynie
  • Dean of each school of the College
    • Interim Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences: Dr. Richard Baskin
    • Dean of the School of Education: Dr. Michael Mahan
    • Dean of the School of Nursing & Health Sciences: Dr. Anne Purvis, Recorder
  • Registrar: Ms. Janet Barras
  • Faculty From Academic Units
    • Department of ASN: Prof. Heather Brooker
    • Departments of BSN and HIM: Prof. Stephen Agyare
    • Department of Biology and Physical Sciences: Dr. Linda Hyde, Chair
    • Department of Business and Public Service: Dr. Brenda Johnson
    • Department of History and Political Science: Dr. Kris Beck
    • Department of Humanities: Dr. Mark King
    • Department of Math and Computer Science: Prof. Diane Hayden
    • Programs in Fine and Performing Arts: Dr. Masoud Nourizadeh
    • School of Education: none
    • Library: Prof. Brenda Rutherford
  • 1 student elected by SGA: Riley Fuller

View 2016-2017 Committee Membership

AY 2017-2018 Agenda/Minutes

Archived Records