FUNCTION: To recommend to the executive director of admissions, the registrar, and the Faculty Council changes in policies regarding admission and registration and to consult with and advise the executive director of admissions and the registrar about procedures pertaining to their offices.
COMPOSITION: Six (6) voting members of the General Faculty for three (3) year staggered terms, two (2) staff members for two (2) year staggered terms, and five (5) students. Two (2) student members shall be appointed by the president from a panel of four (4) names submitted by Student Government, two (2) from a panel of four (4) names submitted by the Senate of College Councils, and one (1) from a panel of two (2) names submitted by the Graduate Student Assembly. No more than two (2) students may come from any one (1) college or school. In addition, every year the chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two (2) voting faculty members of the Faculty Council for one (1) year terms. Each fall, the committee shall elect a chair elect who shall be a voting faculty member of the committee, though, if that proves impossible, it shall elect a vice chair as an interim measure, while continuing to seek a chair elect. Each committee shall make an annual report on its work, in writing, to the General Faculty and Faculty Council. The senior vice provost for enrollment management,1 executive director of admissions and the registrar shall serve as administrative advisors without votes.
1The Faculty Council must formally approve the change in composition. Legislation will be presented to them on a no-protest basis no later than early spring. The Office of the General Faculty expects the legislation to be approved.