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Curriculum (Contractually Defined)

Membership

The Committee shall each be composed of thirteen (13) faculty members, one from each academic department and one from Academic Services, elected by the faculty members of the respective departments in each College; two students, chosen by the Student Government; the Provost; and two Deans.  The Registrar and the Assistant to the Provost for Academic Records shall serve as ex-officio members of the committees.  The 13 faculty members shall represent the following units, with no more than one representative from any one school or department: four representatives from the College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences; five representatives from the College of Natural, Mathematical, and Health Sciences; two representatives from the College of Business and Professional Studies, one representative from the College of Engineering and Technology; and one representative from Academic Services.

      Charge

  • Review of proposals submitted for changes to existing courses, new courses
  • Review of proposals to create or modify academic programs
  • Make recommendations to School or Department regarding renewal or deletion of a program

Meets every other week during academic year

General Education (Contractually Defined)

Membership

The Committee shall each be composed of thirteen (13) faculty members, one from each academic department and one from Academic Services, elected by the faculty members of the respective departments in each College; two students, chosen by the Student Government; the Provost; and two Deans.  The Registrar and the Assistant to the Provost for Academic Records shall serve as ex-officio members of the committees.  The 13 faculty members shall represent the following units, with no more than one representative from any one school or department: four representatives from the College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences; five representatives from the College of Natural, Mathematical, and Health Sciences; two representatives from the College of Business and Professional Studies, one representative from the College of Engineering and Technology; and one representative from Academic Services.

Charge

Each year the general education committee determines its tasks for the academic year.  The tasks as determined for the 2008-2009 academic year were as follows:

  • Review, approve and develop a process for communicating the general education outcomes
  • Implement MAPP as a pilot program for general education assessment and correlate with ACT pre and post tests
  • Develop a report on general education assessment that correlates with HLC requirements for the LSSU assessment report
  • Explore and develop the concept and implementation timelines for university-wide Foundation Course Completion

Meets every other week during academic year

Sabbatical Committee (Contractually Defined)

Membership

The Committee shall be comprised of two Deans appointed by the Provost and five faculty members elected by the faculty. The five faculty members shall be elected as follows: one from the College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences; two from the College of Natural, Mathematical and Health Sciences; and two (but no more than one faculty member from any given area) from the following areas combined:  College of Business and Professional Studies, College of Engineering and Technology, and Academic Services. 

Charge

  • Review sabbatical applications and make recommendations on allocation of semesters available

Meets once or twice a year after sabbatical applications are submitted

Safe Zone Committee

The mission of the LSSU Safe Zone committee is to raise awareness of LGBTQ issues and make the spaces we live and work in more welcoming and safe for LGBTQ people. As a gateway to lifelong education, LSSU is an inclusive community that thrives on diversity and actively embraces the unique contributions of all people. The goal of this committee is to educate faculty and staff and provide a welcoming environment by establishing an identifiable network of supportive persons who can provide
support, information and a safe place for LGBT persons within our campus community

 

 






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