The Academic Affairs Committee of the University Senate considers the educational policies of the University and is responsible for stimulating and promoting experimentation and innovation. The Committee considers matters pertaining to University relations with professional and educational organizations.
The Committee advises the Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees regarding honorary degrees and other special awards, and regarding the naming of buildings or other facilities.
The Committee is responsible for presenting the Senate with a calendar for the academic year that begins the following calendar year and the Senate thereafter adopts a calendar at or before the March meeting of the Senate each year.
Deans Council Senators: Thomas Carew and Susan Wofford
Faculty Senators Council Senators: Susan Antón, Sylvain Cappell, Charlton McIlwain, and Nancy Van Devanter
Student Senators Council Senators: Christian Acevedo, Alicia Bell, and Rocco Puno
Administrative Management Council Senators: Hilarie Ashton
University Administrators: Leona Chamberlin and C. Cybele Raver