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University Committee Appointments

University Board of Appeals

6 students appointed by EC

"University Board of Appeals is chaired by the Associate Dean of Students and hears all appeals from the student conduct process filed by individuals, groups, or the University Official, with the exception of appeals from the Executive Committee of the Student Body. Two Undergraduate Faculty and two Law Faculty are elected for two-year terms, from among those not on the Student Affairs Committee, with initial faculty appointments staggered to assure that no more than one of each will rotate off in a particular year. Alternate members for University Board of Appeals shall be elected at the same time as members are elected. There shall be two alternates, decided as the first runners-up in the election of members, one from the undergraduate faculty and one from the law faculty. Alternates will serve in the event a board member needs to resign or recuse, or cannot participate in a hearing due to unforeseen circumstances. Six student representatives (one undergraduate junior, two undergraduate seniors, one second-year law, two third-year law) are appointed by the Executive Committee of the Student Body each year for a one-year term. The Student Affairs site for the board is at http://www.wlu.edu/x36850.xml."

Fishback Fund for Visiting Writers Committee
2 students appointed by the EC

Contact Robert de Maria for more information

Glasgow Endowment Committee
2 students appointed by the EC

"Glasgow Endowment Committee is composed of eight undergraduate faculty members from the humanities, appointed by the President, chiefly from the language arts departments, and the Associate Deans of the College, along with two student appointees. It controls the funds of the Glasgow Endowment, a bequest by Arthur Graham Glasgow "to promote the art of expression by pen and tongue, including voice production and delivery." It plans and produces public programs involving language artists/poets, dramatists, and fiction writers, as well as others whose work can be characterized as "artful expression.'"

Information Technology Advisory Committee
2 student members nominated by the EC, appointed by the Provost

"Information Technology Advisory Committee (ITAC) is composed of faculty, administrative, and student members appointed by the Provost. The Chief Technology Officer is an ex-officio member. The Committee advises the Provost on matters regarding information technology for the academic program of the University and its administration."

Committee on the Institute for Honor
2 students appointed by the Student EC

"Committee on the Institute for Honor administers the program of the Institute for Honor, funded by a gift from the W&L Class of 1960. This is an evolving program which has included an annual symposium on campus for students, faculty, and alumni, and which has undertaken an Initiative for Academic Integrity in Secondary Schools, the latter in cooperation with the Alumni Association. The Committee also explores other ways in which this Class gift can be used to support the culture of honor at Washington and Lee."

 

International Education Committee
2 students nominated by the Student EC, appointed by the President (1 is international student appointed by SAIL)

"International Education Committee reports to the Provost and is composed of five undergraduate faculty members appointed by the President, two from the College and two from the Williams School, and two undergraduate students recommended by the Student EC (one of whom is an international student recommended by SAIL) and appointed by the President. Its responsibilities include working with the Director of International Education; coordinating and consulting on matters of mutual interest; and providing a faculty voice and general oversight on matters pertaining to study abroad and other international education issues as brought to it by the Director, the Deans, and the Provost. Academic recommendations will be sent to the faculty via C&D. The committee will consider and make recommendations to the faculty, as necessary, on:

academic matters pertaining to study abroad, including spring term abroad
new program initiatives and development
general and specific policy issues including financial considerations, safety and liability issues, credit transfer, etc.
curricular and extra-curricular issues intrinsic to international education
Student Association for International Learning (SAIL)
international student concerns"

Registration & Class Schedules Committee
2 students nominated by the Student EC, appointed by the President

"Registration and Class Schedules Committee (RCSC) is chaired by the Associate University Registrar and consists of the University Registrar, the Associate Deans of The College and the Williams School, the Director of Athletics and Director of Physical Education, and five undergraduate faculty members appointed by the President and two student representatives appointed by the President upon recommendation of the Student Body Executive Committee. It deals with the undergraduate program. It annually recommends a five-year undergraduate academic calendar to the Executive Committee of the Faculty, considers and recommends changes related to the scheduling of courses and registration of undergraduate students, and serves as an advisory committee to the University Registrar's Office."

Student Financial Aid Committee
2 students nominated by the Student EC, appointed by the President

"Student Financial Aid Committee consists of the Director of Financial Aid, two representatives from the Student Affairs staff, two representatives from the Admissions Office, five undergraduate faculty members appointed by the President, and two students appointed by the President upon nomination of the Student Body Executive Committee who participate in policy discussions only. The Committee considers applications and establishes policy for awarding financial assistance to undergraduate students with demonstrated need."

Student Health Committee
3 students nominated by the Student EC, appointed by the President

"Student Health Committee is chaired by the Director of Student Health and Counseling, and includes a representative of the Student Affairs staff, the Director of Health Promotion, and another member of the health and counseling staff, three university faculty members appointed by the President, and three students appointed by the President upon nomination by the Student Body Executive Committee. It acts in an advisory capacity on matters pertaining to the scope and effectiveness of W&L's health and counseling services."

University Athletic Committee
3 students nominated by the Student EC, appointed by the President

"University Athletic Committee is composed of six university faculty members appointed by the President, the VP for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, the Sports Information Director, two alumni members chosen by the Alumni Association, and three student members appointed by the President upon the recommendation of the Student Body Executive Committee. The Athletic Committee acts in an advisory capacity to the Athletic Director, the administration, and the university faculty with regard to all aspects of the athletic program -- intercollegiate, intramural, curricular, and recreational.".

Contact EC Secretary Anna Russell Thornton at thorntona16@mail.wlu.edu if you have any questions.