The Academic Council serves as an executive committee for the Faculty and carries out assignments as are delegated to it by the Faculty and the President; it acts as an agenda committee for the Faculty and brings to the Faculty all business issuing from standing committees.
Committee on Academic Policy
The Committee on Academic Policy (CAP) reviews educational policies and requirements for the baccalaureate degree and recommends to the Faculty changes to the curriculum. The committee also advises the Dean of Faculty and the President on the allocation of faculty positions to departments and programs of instruction.
Committee on Academic Standing
The Committee on Academic Standing administers academic regulations as approved by the Faculty and receives and takes final action on petitions regarding exceptions to academic policies.
Committee on Admission and Financial Aid
The Committee on Admission and Financial Aid oversees all matters of policy on admission and financial aid and recommends changes on policy to the Faculty for approval and transmission to the President.
Committee on Appointments
The Committee on Appointments advises the Dean and the President on matters of reappointment, tenure, and promotion of members of the Faculty.
Committee on Athletics
The Committee on Athletics reviews policies related to athletics and advises the Director of Athletics and Administration.
Committee on Budget and Finance
The Committee on Budget and Finance advises the President and Vice Presidents and reports to the Faculty on the development of the annual budget, institutional priorities, and capital expenditures.
Committee on Library and Information Technology
The Committee on Library and Information Technology works to ensure that library resources and information technology are used appropriately and effectively on behalf of teaching and scholarship at the College.
Committee on Student Activities
The Committee on Student Activities advises the Dean of Student and recommends to the Faculty for its approval and transmission to the President policy on matters related to student life and services.