Members of the 2013–14 Scholastic Committee:
- Jennifer Goodnough, chair
- Steve Gross
- Roland Guyotte
- Chrissy Kolaya
- Pete Wyckoff
- Nic McPhee, SCEP
- Saesun Kim
- Jon Troe
- Ellery Wealot
- First-year student TBD
- Brenda Boever
- Chad Braegelmann
- Hilda Ladner
- Clare Dingley, registrar
- Jennifer Zych Herrmann, retention coordinator, dean’s designee
- Judy Korn
The Scholastic Committee is one of five standing committees of the Campus Assembly.
- Six faculty members, one of whom is the Morris representative to the Senate Council on Educational Policy (SCEP)
- Four student members
- One United Staff Association (USA) elected member
- Two Professional and Academic (P&A) members, one of whom represents Athletics
- The Registrar and a designee appointed by the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean, both ex officio
- The Scholastic Committee executive staff, ex officio
- The Scholastic Committee develops, reviews, and recommends policies affecting the quality of education. It is concerned with such matters as admissions, academic progress, course related behavior, scholarship, and graduation. It has the power to grant exceptions to academic regulations when the spirit of such regulations has been satisfied. The committee admits students and evaluates transfer credit in accordance with standards established by the campus assembly.
—from the UMM Constitution and By-Laws
The Scholastic Committee:
- monitors and grants exceptions to a broad range of academic regulations including those governing admissions, grading, academic progress, transfer, and degree requirements.
- operating within its charge, recommends to the Assembly admission standards, changes in the grading system, regulations and procedures governing registration, academic progress requirements, transfer policy, standards for awarding credit by examination, and changes in the advising system.
- establishes procedures for exemption from degree requirements.
- while the Office of Admissions makes admissions decisions, consults on the annual admission plan, monitors compliance with policies, and reviews results.
- monitors the academic progress requirements
- through the Office of the Registrar, verifies that all degree requirements have been met.
- through the Student Scholastic Standing Committee, enforces academic progress policy and acts on appeals of suspension and on readmission after suspension.
The transfer evaluation coordinator, for the Scholastic Committee, awards transfer credit consistent with college and all-University transfer policy.