Undergraduate Student Petitions Committee Charge: The Committee shall review the actions of the colleges' and schools' undergraduate petitions committees (or counterparts) and shall have the authority to confirm or change such actions to ensure an equitable application of academic regulations for all undergraduate students. Responsibilities include a monthly meeting except for July during the calendar year, keeping minutes and attendance, providing the Faculty Senate Executive Committee with a copy of meeting minutes within seven working days of meetings, and submitting other reports to the Faculty Senate as requested. All changes to charges and policies of the committee must be approved by Faculty Senate.
Committee Membership: The Committee shall be composed of one (1) representative each from the Raj Soin College of Business, the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Nursing and Health, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the College of Science and Mathematics, the College of Education and Human Services, University College and Lake Campus selected by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee at the end of spring semester. These representatives to the Undergraduate Student Petitions Committee shall be ex officion members of their college's undergraduate student petitions committee. In addition, two (2) undergraduate students are to be appointed by Student Government by the beginning of the fall term. Also, two representatives from the Office of the University Registrar shall be ex-officio, non-voting members of the committee. Alternate representation from each of the aforementioned entities should also exist. Each member of the committee or alternate is responsible for attending a monthly meeting scheduled prior to the beginning of the academic year by the registrar's office. The chairperson of the committee shall be appointed by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee and shall be one of the members of the eight units delineated above. The committee also shall be empowered to examine other university issues relating to its areas of concern and contribute opinions and suggestions concerning these issues as desired.