Policy and Procedure
ACADEMIC OPERATING POLICY AND PROCEDURE
|All Holders of Mississippi State University Academic Operating Policy and Procedure Manuals|
|DATE:||April 17, 1989
Revised: November 10, 2006
|SUBJECT:||AOP 10.03 –Deans Council and Associate Deans Council|
The purpose of this Academic Operating Policy and Procedure (AOP) is to define the role, responsibility, and membership of the Deans Council and Associate Deans Council.
This AOP will be revised every four years (or whenever circumstances require an earlier review) by the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs (APAA) with recommendations for revision presented to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The Deans Council provides leadership in establishing academic policies and procedures, in making decisions about academic programs, and recommending new degree programs. This body participates in developing long-range plans for the University. The Deans Council is chaired by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and includes the Associate and Assistant Vice Presidents for Academic Affairs, the deans of the schools and colleges, the Vice President of the Faculty Senate, the Vice President of the Student Association, and the Director of Academic Outreach and Continuing Education. Ex officio members include the Director of Institutional Research, Head of Information Technology Services, the Registrar, and a representative of University General Counsel.
The Associate Deans Council recommends academic policies and operational procedures to the Deans Council and implements approved policies and decisions.
The Associate Deans Council consists of the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, who serves as chairperson; an associate or assistant dean (or designated representative) from each school, college, or division, as assigned by the appropriate dean; the directors and heads of all units reporting to the Division of Academic Affairs, the Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs; the Dean of Students; the Chair of the Academic Affairs Committee of the Faculty Senate; and a representative from the Student Association. Other persons may be invited to attend as resource persons.
|Associate Provost for Academic Affairs||Review||
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