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Academic Senate

Student Affairs Committee's Charges

The Student Affairs Committee shall be responsible for policy recommendations relating to academic aspects of student life and shall review other questions and policies related to the quality of student life. It shall also serve as liaison for the Senate in these matters with the appropriate administrative offices and policy committees, and where appropriate, shall submit proposals and recommendations to the Academic Senate. The Committee shall consist of eight faculty members, each to be elected by his or her collegial faculty; one member of the educational development faculty elected by that group; four student representatives, including the President of student government or his or her delegate (ex officio, voting); and the Vice President for Student Affairs or his or her delegate (ex officio, voting).

  1. Solicit and report on student feedback and perspective regarding the proposed alternative teaching delivery models.
  2. Work with RIT Housing Operations, the Center for Residence Life, and the Center for Women and Gender to explore the logistics and the operationalization of a PRIDE floor or an area for interested GLBT and “allied” students.
  3. Provide input, advice, and counsel to the university policy office (Susan Provenzano and Kathleen Martin) on the development of a centralized repository of university-level policies that apply to students.