Legislation (D 7790) to create this new committee was approved by the Faculty Council on January 25, 2010.
FUNCTION: To look at issues concerning student life and activities from an academic perspective; to gauge whether student activities are beneficial to students’ education; to review and report to the Faculty Council annually about the status of intercollegiate athletics programs.
Seven faculty members elected at large from and by the voting members of the General Faculty for two-year overlapping terms. Three students: one each appointed by the Graduate Student Assembly, Student Government, and the Senate of College Councils. In addition, every year the chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two General Faculty members of the Faculty Council for one-year terms as members of the committee. Ex officio members will include the Faculty-appointed representative to Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA) with vote and the Faculty Athletic Representative without vote. The committee shall elect its own chair and vice chair, both of whom shall be members of the General Faculty.