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Charge: review admissions and admissions numbers, financial aid, enrollment management, and admission standards


Charge: conduct an annual review of the Constitution and by-laws and make recommendations as appropriate 

General Education

Charge: establish, maintain, and periodically update lists of designated courses that satisfy each of the categories of general education requirements

Grade Appeal Board

Charge: hear grade appeals from undergraduate and graduate students

Graduate Program

Charge:  review policy regarding PhD programs, standards and review, and graduate admissions and make recommendations to the Associate Provost for Graduate Studies


Charge: advise the Honors Program Director in fostering development and overseeing all aspects of the University's Honors Program

Institutional Review Board

Charge: protect the rights of human subjects in University research projects


Charge: review library policies that impact academics, including, but not limited to, library hours, significant changes in collections, and access to resources

Police Review and Racial Equity (Ad Hoc)

Charge: Examine the budget, organization, operation, and policies involving policing and public safety on the UMass Dartmouth campus, and make recommendations for changes, if needed

Policy and Process Review

Charge: accept and review formal proposals from Faculty to alter any administrative policy, guideline, procedure, or process


Charge: review policies that impact Faculty research

Student Activities

Charge: coordinate with student groups to organize and/or co-sponsor activities that no only entertain but that bring together the campus community, further the academic goals of the institution, and encourage Faculty, staff, and student participation

Student-Faculty Academic Affairs

Charge: review academic regulations and policies


Charge: review Faculty technology needs in the areas of instruction and research

University Curriculum 

Charge: consider and make recommendations to the Provost for action on all undergraduate degree programs or certificates being proposed by any of the Colleges


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