Faculty Association Bylaws Amendment: Second Reading
Academic Programs Committee Charge Changes Proposal
The proposed charges
for the Academic Programs Committee are regarding methods for improving the
functioning of the APC.
Section 4. – A.
The Academic Programs Committee (APC) shall review
and recommend policies regarding
degree requirements, academic programs and priorities, program evaluation, and
major changes in the University's
curriculum. curricular proposals for the
creation, deletion, or modification of academic programs and courses. In their
review of curricular proposals, members of the committee shall determine (1)
whether the degree program or course is academically appropriate in a
particular college or department, (2) whether there is overlap, repetition, or
redundancy in the creation of new degree programs or courses, and (3) whether
all relevant parties have been consulted and had the chance to review the proposal.
Matters of presentation of academic curricula – the UNF Catalog, for instance
-- are the responsibility of Academic Affairs; matters of compliance with
accreditation standards are the responsibility of the relevant
department/college and/or Academic Affairs.
Representatives to the Academic Programs Committee shall review all
proposals in a timely manner and work with departments to formulate final