H. Sook Wilkinson, chair
Gilbert L. Ziegler
Thomas H. Zurbuchen
L. Garnet Lewis, ex officio
David S. Haynes, ex officio
Approved 2/17/00, Revised 5/3/02, Revised 12/12/03
The Board of Trustees of Northern Michigan University hereby establishes a Committee on Academic Affairs.
Three or four members shall serve on the committee and shall be appointed by the Chair of the Board with the consent of the Board. The Board Chair and the President of the University shall serve as ex officio members. Terms of the members' service on the Committee shall be for one calendar year.
Recognizing that the Board of Trustees is ultimately responsible for the operation of the University, the Academic Affairs Committee is charged with exercising oversight and review of policy, planning, and strategic issues, and with making appropriate recommendations on these matters to the Board.
The Academic Affairs Committee is expected to make appropriate inquiry into the maintenance of the integrity of the University's academic programs and whether they are consistent with the University's Mission.
The Committee's scope of inquiry shall be to:
In support of the above, the Committee is expected to: