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Mandate from Policy B2.0:

10.2 Committee on Academic Support and Student Affairs. The Committee on Academic Support and Student Affairs shall have the responsibility to monitor and review the aspects of the university that support education and teaching. Examples of areas of academic support include the following:  academic services; computer services; cultural programs; and museum and library services of the university. The committee shall also be responsible for policy recommendations relating to the academic aspects of student life and to review questions and policies related to the quality of student life.  Faculty members from the committee shall also serve as liaison for the Senate with appropriate administrative officers, committees, and councils of the university, and, when appropriate, shall act in conjunction with the Academic Affairs Committee in the formulation of policies and proposals to be submitted to the Academic Senate. The committee shall consist of the following: one faculty member per college, each to be elected by his or her collegial faculty; three members at large elected by the Academic Senate; four student representatives, including the president of Student Government or his or her delegate (ex-officio, voting); the provost or his or her delegate (ex-officio, voting) and the vice president for Student Affairs or his or her delegate (ex-officio, voting).

Charges for AY2018 -

Carryover charges:

  1. Investigate the will for RIT to become a "Sanctuary Campus".

New charges:

  1. Evaluate RIT’s policy on junk email, with particular attention to whether junk email with a link labelled “unsubscribe” should continue to be unfiltered, given that the “unsubscribe” link could take the user anywhere.
  2. Consider instituting Student Evaluations of Academic Advisors