ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY
I. THE ROBERT MORRIS UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC COUNCIL
There is hereby established an Academic Council of Robert Morris University, to serve the University mission through a collaborative effort by faculty and administration. Faculty are involved in institutional governance and operations through the Academic Council and sub-committees of the Council.
II. THE MISSION OF THE ACADEMIC COUNCIL
The Academic Council of Robert Morris University supports all aspects of academic life at the University by striving for service excellence both inside and outside of the classroom.
III. FUNCTIONS OF THE ACADEMIC COUNCIL
1. The Academic Council shall have authority to discuss and express its views on any matter of general institutional interest, and to make recommendations to the President and Board of Trustees, the Presidentís Council, and to the University Faculty; recommendations are first sent to the Presidentís Council. The Academic Council shall discharge its functions as a body or through committees or persons duly delegated to act for it.
2. Matters are brought before the Academic Council by the Executive Committee. Faculty members are encouraged to bring matters to the Executive Committee.
3. The responsibilities of the Council are:
a. Approval and oversight of curriculum including review of new programs and offerings
b. Managing student outcomes through review of academic standards, policies and procedures
c. Generating a discussion forum for academic issues and conveying the outcomes and relevant information to the University at large.
4. All recommendations take into consideration academic outcomes, student
services, and the resulting impact on the quality and viability of the University.
President: Don Rey, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Paul Gaszak, email@example.com
Secretary: Thomas Bednarcik, firstname.lastname@example.org
Provost: Mablene Krueger, email@example.com