Academic Policy Committee

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 Students in Aimin Wang's statistics class
Jose Burdalo teaching
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The functions of the Academic Policy Committee are to advise the Provost and make recommendations to University Senate on policy related to educational programs, requirements, and standards (for example: grading policy for undergraduates, methods of instruction, evaluation of instruction, advising and counseling for undergraduate students and programs, admissions, retention, and financial aid); to report regularly to Senate; and to consult with and advise the Provost about all other matters of academic policy affecting the University.


Six (6) faculty members, one from each academic division and at least one of whom shall be a member of University Senate

One (1) unclassified staff member.

Two (2) undergraduate students.

One (1) graduate student.

Two (2) ex officio, non-voting members

  • One (1) representative from the Office of Academic Affairs
  • One (1) representative from the Office of the University Registrar


Chair, Eric Marinich, (ACC), FSB,

Senate Liaison: Tamise Ironstrack (SPN). CAS,

Faculty and Staff

Term ends August 2021

Lucian Szlizewski, (EDL), EHS,

Kumar Singh, (MME), CEC,

Term ends August 2022

Marianne Cotugno, (LLW), CLAAS,

Tammy Kernodle, (MUS), CCA,

Term ends August 2023

Tamise Ironstrack (SPN). CAS,

Robert Bell, (PFD), Unclassified,

Eric Marinich, (ACC), FSB,

Undergraduate Students

Dan Bosworth, ASG, 

Ruku Pal, ASG, 

Graduate Student

Joe Trivette, GSA,

Ex officio/nonvoting

Carolyn Haynes, Provost Office,

Mandy Euen, Office of the University Registrar,

For more information on what Academic Policy Committee does and how to propose an academic policy, see below:

Proposing New Academic Policies