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Faculty Senate Catalog Subcommittee

Catalog Subcommittee

Function

  • Studies and evaluates catalog material referred to it by the Editor of the Catalog (Registrar) for conformity to the educational standards, policies, and regulations of the institution.
  • Checks for, and makes recommendations to eliminate, unnecessary duplication and overlapping in course and curricular offerings.
  • Makes recommendations to the Academic Affairs Committee, the Professional Health Sciences Committee, and the Graduate Studies Committee concerning all major changes in catalog material.
  • Makes recommendations to the Academic Affairs Committee regarding policies affecting the publication of the catalog.
  • Advises the Editor on editorial policies pertaining to the catalog.
  • Presents time schedules for the revision of the catalog to the Academic Affairs Committee for its recommendation to the Faculty Senate.
  • Reviews and recommends approval of temporary course petitions.
  • Makes recommendations to the Academic Affairs Committee concerning the academic calendar.
  • Reports to the Academic Affairs Committee, the Professional Health Sciences Committee, or Graduate Studies Committee on each matter referred to it.

Composition and tenure

  • Nine faculty who are actively involved in teaching courses and chosen to represent different academic areas, with at least three geographical regions represented. No fewer than two of these faculty should be members of the Graduate Faculty. (F)
  • One member of the Academic Affairs Committee chosen by that committee; one member of the Graduate Studies Committee chosen by that committee; one member of the Professional Health Sciences Committee chosen by that committee. (A)
  • One member of the UCORE Committee chosen by the committee; one member of the All-University Writing Committee chosen by that committee. (A)
  • Editor of the Catalog (registrar), serving as secretary; provost and executive vice president or designee; all chancellors or their designees. (#) (X)

Additional notes

  • Chair elected by the Subcommittee.
  • Responsible┬áto: Academic Affairs Committee, Graduate Studies Committee, and Professional Health Sciences Committee
  • Reports to: Academic Affairs Committee, Graduate Studies Committee, and Professional Health Sciences Committee.

 

 

 

Washington State University