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B4 Committees

B4.1 There shall be an Executive Committee consisting of the Chair of the Faculty and the elected members of the Faculty as provided in B 4.1.1, In addition, the Dean of the School is an ex officio member and the associate Dean(s) of the School is/are non-voting ex officio member(s) unless he/she is an elected member. An elected member is not eligible for immediate reelection unless he/she has completed a term of fewer than 18 months. Eligibility is reestablished after one year of non-service. The Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary of the Faculty occupy corresponding offices in the Executive Committee. The Vice Chair and Secretary are elected by the Executive Committee from the existing elected Faculty members of the Executive Committee whenever a vacancy arises.(Am 25 Jan 79)(Am 27 May 93)(Am 30 May 06)(Am Feb. 15, 2011) (Am Feb 19 2013)

B4.1.1 The elected members of the committee shall include one member chosen from each designated academic area in the School. The five currently designated academic areas are Accounting and Information Systems, Finance, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Marketing, and Management. The election is conducted as provided in Chapter 7 of the bylaws of the Division. The first order of business of the Executive Committee, after the election of the Chair of the Faculty, will be to determine whether the representation formula needs change and to recommend appropriately to the Faculty. (Am 30 May 06)(Am Feb. 15, 2011) (Am Feb 19 2013)(Am Oct 10 2016)

B4.1.1.1 The election for the Executive Committee is conducted as provided in Chapter 7 of the bylaws of the Division. (En 19 Feb 2013)

B4.1.1.2 The term of office of members of the Executive Committee is two years. (Am 19 Feb 2013)

B4.1.2 The Executive Committee has the following functions:

B4.1.2.1 The Executive Committee has general oversight of the academic welfare and discipline of students in the school and has the power to bring before the Faculty any matters that the committee deems advisable.

B4.1.2.2 The Executive Committee appoints all other standing committees and all special committees of the Faculty unless otherwise directed at a meeting of the faculty.

B4.1.2.3 The Executive Committee acts finally for the Faculty (a) in the awarding of all degrees to students of the school and (b) in the awarding of honors at graduation. The committee is likewise empowered to act on petitions of students for graduation under suspension of the regulations. The committee will report all degrees approved to the Division.(Am Feb. 15, 2011)

B4.1.2.4 Unless otherwise mandated by Senate bylaws, policies, and procedures, the Executive Committee acts for the Faculty in the establishment, modification, and discontinuation of majors and minors within the school (Am 15 Feb 2011) (Am 19 Feb 2013)

B4.1.2.5 The Executive Committee acts for the Faculty in making recommendations to the Division regarding courses.

B4.1.2.6 The Executive Committee reviews and makes recommendations to the Dean of the School of Business on proposals to restructure the School and reviews the status of all interdisciplinary programs (Am 15 Feb 2011) (Am 19 Feb 2013)(Am 26 May 2020)

B4.1.2.7 The Executive Committee establishes and maintains liaison with the Executive Committees of the other colleges and schools in the Division.

B4.1.2.8 The Executive Committee assists the Dean on his/her request in matters relating to the administration of the School of Business Administration.(Am Feb. 15, 2011)

B4.1.3 Changes or revisions in the masters level graduate programs curriculum, including proposals for new courses or deletion of existing courses, must be approved by the Executive Committee. Changes or revisions in the undergraduate programs curriculum, including proposals for new courses or deletion of existing courses, must be approved by the Executive Committee. (En 15 Feb 2011) (Am 19 Feb 2013)

B4.2 The School of Business academic programs shall be guided by three Standing Committees: the Undergraduate, the Master and the Ph.D level committees. The duty of the academic program committees is to oversee the relevant curricula. This includes developing, monitoring, evaluating and revising the substance and delivery of the curricula of degree programs and to assess the impact of the curricula on learning. The academic program committees guide the design and implementation of the School of Business’ Assurance of Learning program as defined by AACSB(En 5 May 77) (Am Feb. 15, 2011) (Am Feb 19 2013) (Am 2 Dec 2014)(Am 26 May 2020)

B4.2.1 The members of the School of Business academic programs committees will be appointed by the Executive Committee and shall have representation in all academic areas as defined in 4.1.1. The Dean of the School of Business will be an ex officio member of all academic programs committees. The Associate Dean for the Undergraduate Program will be an ex officio member of the Undergraduate level committee. The Associate Dean for graduate programs and the Directors of the master level programs will be ex officio members of the Master level committee and the Associate Dean for Graduate programs and the Ph.D Graduate Advisor will be officio members of the Ph.D level committee .In addition, the Executive Committee can appoint other non-voting members to the committees as needed. (En 5 May 77) (Am Feb. 15, 2011) (Am Feb 19 2013) (Am 2 Dec 14) (Am Oct 10 2016)(Am 26 May 2020)

B4.2.2 The chairs of the Academic Program Committees will be appointed by the Dean of the School of Business and approved by the Executive Committee.(Am 8 Jun 78)(Am Feb. 15, 2011)(Am 26 May 2020)

B4.2.3 The term of office of members of the Academic Program Committees is two years. (En 5 May 77)(Am Feb. 15, 2011) (Am Feb 19 2013)(Am 26 May 2020)

B4.2.4 All new programs must be approved by Executive Committee and the faculty of the School of Business. (En 15 Feb 2011) (Am 19 Feb 2013)(Am 26 May 2020)

B4.3 The Executive Committee may appoint additional committees as needed.(En Feb. 15, 2011)


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