Academic Affairs CommitteePage address: http://www.mnsu.edu/mssa/committees/senate/academic.html
Academic Affairs Committee
Academic Affairs Coordinator: Appointment Pending
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17 Appointed to Date
The Academic Affairs Committee is responsible for representing student's positions in academic areas at Minnesota State University, Mankato. The specific duties for this committee include, but are not limited to:
- Handling grade appeals
- General education
- Grading policies
- Academic calendar
According to the Bylaws - Article IV, Section 2 - Academic Affairs Committee (Bylaw as amended 4/26/17)
The Academic Affairs Committee shall be responsible for representing the student position in academic areas.
Subsection 1: Membership of the Academic Affairs Committee will be open to all students with Presidential appointment but must include all Senators representing an Academic College, including Graduate and At-Large Senators.
Subsection 2: The Academic Affairs Coordinator shall be the chair of the committee and shall coordinate the election of a committee secretary to record meeting minutes. The Coordinator will be expected to report these minutes during Presidential Cabinet meetings.
Subsection 3: The Academic Affairs committee will meet weekly throughout the academic year. During a meeting scheduled, once a month, by the Academic Affairs Coordinator, the chair of each Academic Affairs related committee (listed above) will report on their committee actions. If a committee chair cannot attend the Academic Affairs Committee meeting, scheduled for their committee report, they must appoint a designee to attend in their place.
Subsection 4: The Academic Affairs Committee will work with grade appeals and academic policy review.