FUNCTION: To make recommendations to the Faculty Council and to the president concerning the University's academic calendar. The University Academic Calendar Committee will review the Principles for the Development of the Academic Calendar each year. If it determines that changes are considered necessary, the committee will submit a recommendation to the Faculty Council in time for consideration at the council's April meeting. If no changes are recommended, the committee will confirm in its annual report that it reviewed the principles and recommended no changes.
COMPOSITION: Four (4) voting members of the General Faculty for three (3) year staggered terms, and two (2) staff members for two (2) year staggered terms. Three (3) student members shall be appointed by the president, one (1) each from panels of two (2) names submitted by Student Government, the Senate of College Councils, and the Graduate Student Assembly. 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. A representative of the Office of the Registrar shall serve as administrative advisor without vote.