University Academic Affairs Committee


  • At- Large
    • 2017 Keith Mellinger (Professor, CAS) – Chair
    • 2019 Davis Oldham (Assistant, CAS)
  • College Representatives
    • 2019 Karen Anewalt (Professor, CAS) – Secretary
    • 2017 Woody Richardson (Associate, COB)
    • 2018 Beverly Epps (Associate, COE)


  • Registrar
  • Dean of Academic Services
  • Provost (or their respective representatives)


2.6.1 The committee consists of five faculty members: one representative from each college and two appointed from the faculty at-large. The committee also includes the following nonvoting ex officio members or their designees: the Provost and the Associate Provost for Enrollment Management.  In addition, two students appointed by the President serve as nonvoting members. The committee’s duties are to:

.1 Evaluate academic policies, procedures, and standards on an ongoing basis, formulating recommendations as necessary to maintain policy consistency among colleges, fair and equitable treatment of all students, and the overall academic integrity of the University;

.2 Study and recommend actions concerning all matters of academic policy including, but not limited to, the policies governing academic standards, grading, course registration, transfer credit, course evaluations, the length and scheduling of classes, the academic calendar, and international academic affairs;

.3 Recommend changes in the academic policies to the University Faculty Council;

.4 Evaluate and recommend actions concerning all university academic services including, but not limited to, academic advising and retention programs, readmissions, internships, disabilities resources, and international student services;

.5 Review admissions practices of the University; and

.6 Perform other duties consistent with its charge as assigned by the University Faculty Council.

Fall 2016 Meeting Dates: