Agenda Item No. V. B. 1. b.

Washburn University Board of Regents



SUBJECT: MEMBERSHIP CHANGES - COMMITTEE ON UNDERGRADUATE PROBATION AND REINSTATEMENT



Description:

Following are recommended changes to the Faculty Handbook, Section One, VI.B.5.



5. Committee on Undergraduate Probation and Reinstatement



This Committee is charged with the responsibility of reviewing policy and establishing minimum standards of the University regarding undergraduate academic grade requirements and scholastic deficiency. The Committee will act upon individual requests for reinstatement and continued probation. The Committee is composed of one faculty member from each of the divisions of the College, one faculty member each from the Schools of Business, Nursing and Applied Studies, three students selected by the Washburn Student Association, the Registrar (or designee), the Vice President for Academic Affairs (or designee), the Director of Financial Aid (or designee), the Director of Counseling and Testing, the Director of Academic Advising, and the Dean of Students. The Dean of Students serves as Chairperson.



These membership changes are as follows:



1. The addition of Financial Aid representation on the committee.

2. The addition of a second representative from the Center for Learning and Student Success and clarification of the areas to be represented - Academic Advising, and Counseling and Testing.



These membership changes will allow representation on the committee from the areas not previously represented that have valuable input into the decisions made by the committee, as well as being voting members.



The University Council approved the proposed changes on December 10, 2002.



The General Faculty approved the proposal on January 30, 2003.





RECOMMENDATION:



President Farley recommends Board of Regents approval of the proposed changes to the Faculty Handbook.





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(date) Jerry B. Farley, President


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