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The Academic Standards Committee is a standing committee governed by the EOU Faculty Senate.
Section 3. Academic Standards Committee
A. Organization and Membership. The Academic Standards Committee shall consist of thirteen members, including six teaching faculty: two teaching faculty from the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; two faculty from the College of Science, Technology, Mathematics, and Health Sciences; one faculty from the College of Business and one faculty from the College of Education; two students; two administrative professionals; and two classified staff. In addition, a staff member from the Registrar’s Office shall serve ex officio and shall serve as the administrative assistant and secretary to the Committee.
B. Reporting. This committee shall report to and recommend policy to the Faculty Senate.
C. Duties and Responsibilities.
1. To develop, recommend, and interpret academic policy.
2. To serve as the hearing board in all matters regarding academic standing at the University. The Committee is empowered to make exceptions to academic regulations if, in spirit, such regulations are satisfied or, if the strict application of the policies would impose an educational disadvantage or undue hardship on the student. Consideration of exceptions may include consultation with the appropriate administrative unit responsible for maintaining the regulations in question.
From Constitution Bylaws Page 8
A chairperson will be elected annually at the first meeting where a majority of members are present. The chairperson serves for a one-year term. Until a chair is selected, the committee assistant will coordinate committee business.
The Registrar’s Office will appoint a member of its staff to serve as administrative assistant to the committee.
The Committee Assistant will:
The Academic Standards Committee meets with students to discuss academic difficulties and deliberates about their future status as an Eastern Oregon University student.
Hearings and deliberations should be conducted with these thoughts in mind:
Some possible committee requirements/recommendations may include but are not limited to:
In the cases where a student disagrees with a committee decision and desires to pursue a formal grievance, they should follow procedures outlined under the Complaint and Grievance Procedures located within Student Services.
The grievance policy and procedures are located in the EOU Student Handbook under “Category 5: Grievances by Students Pertaining to the Satisfaction of Graduation Requirements, Academic Probation, or Academic Suspension.”
For questions, email the Academic Standards Committee at email@example.com
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