Educational Policies and Planning Committee (EPPC)

Purpose

  • to assume responsibility for long-range planning, formulation, and oversight of educational policy
  • to assume responsibility for ensuring that appropriate academic standards are maintained in all academic programs at the university, college, school, program, and departmental levels, including general education requirements and non-degree
    credit-bearing education programs
  • to formulate, subject to Faculty Senate approval, policies regarding the following:
    • organization of the curriculum
    • academic calendars
    • course credits
    • student course load
    • classification of students
    • grades
    • procedures and criteria for admissions to undergraduate majors
    • academic probation and suspension
    • grade reports
    • transfer of credit
    • residence requirements
    • non-degree credit-bearing programs
    • requirements for graduation, degrees, and honors
  • to assume special responsibility for interdisciplinary (IDSC) courses, and for interdisciplinary programs and academic initiatives that involve more than one school or college (e.g., the Aquinas Scholars Program, community-based learning).

Committee Documents

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