Committees Reporting to the Provost
Campus Committees Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Academic Program Committee
Approves designation of specific courses for Liberal Arts credit and reviews other academic policies and procedures related to academic program standards. Advises the Provost on matters pertaining to academic program, curriculum, budget, and faculty. Facilitates communication among the three academic schools and libraries.
Academic Affairs Council
Serves as an advisory board to the Provost on academic issues pertaining to policies and procedures in academic support areas and academic issues with broad implications. Facilitates communication and information sharing among all functional academic units.
Academic Standards Committee
Applies College's academic standards to individual students; establishes computing procedures to accomplish accurate application; administers academic dismissal waivers; communicates all standards and committee decisions to students. Chair: Tammy Durant
Establishes process and timeline for creation of the calendar, solving current problems and reporting to the President's Administrative Cabinet.
Council of Chairs
Facilitates communication within Academic Affairs and between the administration and the faculty. Topics discussed at meetings are taken back to individual departments for discussion and feedback.
Maintains all aspects of the General Education Program, including course approval, goals and program assessment. Director: James German
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Reviews research proposals that will utilize animals. Also, the committee inspects housing facilities and reviews husbandry conditions. Chair: Johanne Sullivan
Institutional Review Board
Reviews proposals of research that involves human subjects to determine whether or not the research places subjects at risk, and if so, whether or not the level of risk is acceptable. Chair: Johanne Sullivan
NEH Faculty Development Program Committee
Oversees all aspects of the NEH Faculty Development Program. The NEH Program consists of an annual, semester-long distinguished visiting professorship in one of the College's humanities departments, and a summer seminar whose topic varies from year to year. Participation in the summer seminar, which is led by a visiting scholar, is open to faculty and professional staff of the four associated colleges (SUNY Potsdam, Clarkson University, St. Lawrence University, and SUNY Canton) through a competitive application process. Chair: Geoffrey Clark.
Research and Creative Endeavors
Encourages faculty scholarship and administers small College-supported research grants. Administered through Research & Sponsored Programs.
Service Learning Curriculum Committee
Explores the integration of service learning into our curricular and co-curricular programs. Faculty Liaison: Heather Sullivan-Catlin
Teaching & Learning Technology Roundtable (TLTR)
Visit the Teaching & Learning Technology Roundtable Web site for info. Director: Caron Collins
Women's and Gender Studies
Promotes an awareness and appreciation of women's and gender issues through academic course offerings, program activities and public presentation. Director: Sharmain van Blommestein