UFC Agenda – February 28, 2018

Digital Auditorium (HCC), 3:30-5:30pm

  1. Call to Order
  2. Meeting Minutes
    1. January 31 Meeting Minutes

I. Reports

  1. President Paino
  2. Provost Mikhalevsky
  3. College Deans
    1. Keith Mellinger, CAS
    2. Pete Kelly, CoE
    3. Ken Machande, CoB
  4. SGA Representative’s Report
  5. SAC Representative Report
  6. UFC Chair’s Report
  7. UFC Vice Chair’s Report
  8. Faculty Senate of Virginia
  9. University Committees – minutes, reports, and action items
    1. University Academic Affairs Committee
      1. Draft Minutes from the February 14,meeting
      2. February 14th, 2018 Action Item 1 – Revision of suspension thresholds
      3. February 14th, 2018 Action Item 2 – Academic warning
      4. February 14th, 2018 Action Item 3 – Calculate academic standing using only earned hours
      5. February 14th, 2018 Action Item 4 – Policy on taking courses at another institution while on suspension
      6. February 14th, 2018 Action Item 5 – Changes to syllabi requirements 
    2. University Budget Advisory Committee
      1. none
    3. University Curriculum Committee
      1. none
    4. University Faculty Affairs Committee
      1. none
    5. University Faculty Organization Committee
      1. none
    6. University General Education Committee
      1. Minutes of the General Education Committee 2/12/18
      2. Action Items from the General Education Committee 2/12/18
    7. University Sabbaticals, Fellowships & Faculty Awards Committee
      1. none
    8. University Student Affairs & Campus Life Advisory Committee
      1. none
    9. Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) Committee
      1. none
    10. Distance and Blended Learning Committee
      1. Minutes from the February 2018 meeting
    11. First Year Seminar Committee
      1. none
    12. Honors Program Committee
      1. Minutes of the Honors Program Committee, February 9, 2018
    13. James Farmer Multicultural Center Advisory Committee
      1. January 29, 2018 Report
      2. January 29, 2018 Minutes
    14. Speaking Intensive Committee
      1. none
    15. Teaching Center Advisory Committee
      1. none
    16. Writing Intensive Committee
      1. Action Items from the February 22 meeting

II. Unfinished Business

1. From the General Education  Committee

III. New Business

1. From the Academic Affairs Committee

2. From the distance and Blended Learning Committee

Proposals Fall 2018

EDSE535(LindsayPayne): Approved

EDSE533(LindsayPayne): Approved

Math120(RandallHelmstutler): Approved

STAT180 (JuliusEsunge): Approved

3. From the Honors Program Committee

The committee considered appeals from two students for re-instatement to the Honors Program. Action – one student was re-instated. The dismissal of the second student was upheld.

The committee reviewed applications from 26 students to enter Track B of the Honors Program. Action – 18 students will be invited to join Track B of the Honors Program based on their applications.

4. From the Writing Center Committee

Action Items from the February 22 meeting

IV. Announcements


V. Adjournment

The next UFC meeting will be held on April 4, 2018, from 3:30-5:30pm in the HCC Digital Auditorium.


  1. Janet Asper says

    I would like to see a written report from the committee on academic standing regarding the changes to the suspension policies. They are the academic committee on the front lines regarding these policies

  2. Marcel Rotter says

    The suggested changes to the suspension policies are rooted in a review and recommendation from the Committee on Academic Standing. It went from them to the UAAC.

  3. Marcel Rotter says

    A statement from the Committee on Academic Standing can be found in the agenda now. See III.1

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