Student Affairs Advisory Committee

PURPOSE:

To advise the Division of Student Affairs in dealing with all non-academic matters related to the general welfare of the student population.

FUNCTIONS:

The Student Affairs Advisory Board shall advise on:

  1. policies related to the establishment and continuance of all student social organizations;
  2. policies related to the initiation and implementation of student services;
  3. policies related to the initiation and implementation of cultural programs of significant student and University community interest;
  4. policies pertaining to regulations affecting the rights and responsibilities of students, including residence hall regulations;
  5. changes in the Student Code;
  6. procedures and organization for hearing and adjudicating student grievances, not otherwise provided for in the Student Code or other academic appeal procedures;
  7. policies related to any aspect of non-academic student life not specifically mentioned in the above functions and not within the purview of other duly recognized University councils or committees.

MEMBERSHIP:

  • Three elected faculty members;
  • One additional faculty member in first four years, appointed by the Committee on Committees for a one-year term;
  • Two undergraduate students appointed by USG for one-year terms;
  • One graduate students appointed by GSS for a one-year term;
  • Two administrative staff from the Division of Student Affairs, elected by the Division of Student Affairs for a two-year terms.

CONSULTANTS:

  • Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Dean of Students

CHAIR:

The chair shall be elected from among the elected faculty members.

BALANCE OF REPRESENTATION:

The undergraduate student representatives should include a representation of minorities and women. Three of the elected faculty members must be eligible for election to Faculty Senate (Academic Charter, Article V.B.)

VOTING RIGHTS:

All elected, appointed and ex officio members have full voting rights. Consultants are non-voting members. (Academic Charter, Article V.B.)