Council on Undergraduate Education
D. COUNCIL ON UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION. This legislative council shall consist of nine (9) members elected by and from the UF. The nominees for membership must have primary responsibility at the undergraduate level.
No two members of the Council shall be from the same department.
This legislative council shall elect a chairperson from its membership who shall also serve as a
member of the UF Senate.
At the beginning of each academic year, the chair of this Council shall contact the President of the SBG and request that one (1) undergraduate student be appointed to serve on the committee for a period of one (1) year. Student participation is on a non-voting, advisory basis. Due to the nature of specific agenda items, the student representative may be excused from participation at the committee’s discretion.
This legislative council shall meet as often as necessary to conduct its business.
The legislative council shall have the following duties and responsibilities:
a. Establish, approve, and report to the University Faculty Senate:
(i) Minor changes to the undergraduate programs and courses of study offered by the academic departments;
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(ii) Criteria for admission to and completion of the undergraduate programs; and
(iii) Candidates for undergraduate degrees.
. b. Establish, approve, and propose to the University Faculty Senate:
(i) General policies and procedures concerning the nature and scope of undergraduate programs;
(ii) New undergraduate programs;
(iii) Significant changes, including closures, to existing undergraduate programs;
(iv) Criteria for initial appointment of faculty members involved in undergraduate education; and
(v) Policies and procedures as necessary to monitor the quality of education within undergraduate programs.
c. Work directly with the Office of Enrollment Services to assure that the admissions criteria are being followed;
d. Monitor whether the policies, procedures and criteria established by the legislative councils and standing committees of the UF concerning academic standards are adhered to by the administration;
e. Monitor whether the similarly established policies on grading procedures, grade point average formulae, scholastic standing indices and examination protocols are adhered to by the faculty and the administration; and
f. Submit to the University Faculty Senate a roster of members of the University Faculty who have primary responsibility at the undergraduate level.
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