Academic Policies, Procedures, & Standards

Academic Policies, Procedures, and Standards Committee


  • To develop, review, and advise on academic policies, procedures and standards.
  • To study and recommend methods of evaluation for hiring, retention, and promotion of faculty members and administrators.
  • To evaluate, review and assist in college publications (faculty handbook, college catalog, student handbook, faculty adviser's handbook) for accuracy and consistency in statements of college policy.
  • To concern itself with all questions pertaining to high academic standards and establishing criteria for grading standards, criteria for admission, evaluation of transfer credit, awarding of honors and academic probation.
  • To act as a review board for student academic appeals and students requesting review of academic status, modification of graduation requirements, readmission, and reevaluation of transfer of credit. Recommendations of action on these requests will be forwarded to the Deans.
  • To recommend new policies concerning the above stated responsibilities.

Committee Charges

Reports and Meeting Minutes

Committee Membership

Membership - Voting: Whenever possible, one full-time faculty member from each department and one counselor/librarian.

2022-2023 Membership
Committee Members
Department Name Term Expires
ESL Susan DePhilippis 05/2023 (2nd Term)
Social Science Dean Wyks 05/2023
Science Hana Bajes 05/2024
Counseling Dennis Jones 05/2024
Nursing & Health Sciences Geralyn Michelfelder 05/2024
Math Amy Shelton 05/2024
Arts & Humanities Jennie Thomas - CHAIR 05/2024
Science Kenneth Cabarle 05/2025
BISAS Loretta Dicker 05/2025
Arts & Humanities Richard Gibbons 05/2025
Math Lenora Sheppard 05/2025
ACA & Hospitality Linda Wohlman 05/2025
English & Speech Rich Russell 05/2025
Advisory Members
Title Name
Dean, Student Affairs & Enrollment Management Heather Peterson
Assistant Director, LAC & Library Services Michael Sargente
Assistant Director, Student Support Services Alonna Brown