The Academic Affairs Committee (AAC) works with the Provost to improve teaching and learning and the quality of academic programs. In that capacity, it serves as the final locus of dialogue in the formulation of University policies, procedures, and guidelines that relate to academic affairs.
The Academic Affairs Committee makes its recommendations to the Provost, the senior administrator overseeing academic affairs.
The Academic Affair's charge is to:
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一道本不卡免费高清2. Review and evaluate proposals for new academic programs to ensure their academic rigor and contribution to goals and mission of Santa Clara as a Catholic and Jesuit university.
3. Review and evaluate proposals for substantive restructuring of academic programs or departments within the University.
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5. Review and evaluate the work of those committees charged with specific responsibilities for various aspects of the University's academic affairs, for example, student advising, academic integrity, assessment, etc.
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Proposals, Guidelines for Proposals & Academic Programs Definitions
- Katie Heintz, Undergraduate Core Curriculum Director, Chair
- Elsa Chen, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Ex Officio
- Christopher Kulp, Philosophy, 2017-20
- James Lai, Ethnic Studies, 2018-21
- Brian Love, Law, 2019-21
- Ed Maurer, Civil Engineering, 2018-21
- Philip Boo Riley, Religious Studies, Winter 2018-20
- Korin Wheeler, Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2018-21
- Samantha Bailey, Undergraduate Student, 2019-20
- Chris Changras (Executive Assistant, non-voting participant)