Committees and Responsibilities

SCOLAPS councilors have the opportunity to actively participate in various Standing Committees within the Faculty Council of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies. A brief description of each is provided below. For more information on each of the committees, please visit the Office of the Faculty Council.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for directing the flow of Council business, and maintaining oversight of the work of Council committees.

2017-2018 Student Representatives

  • Antonnia Kiana Blake
  • Ajay Rakhra

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Academic Policy and Planning Committee

The Academic Policy and Planning Committee examines, formulates, and reviews long-term and short-term academic planning as well as comprehensive policies for the Faculty, including degree and non-degree credit studies.

2017-2018 Student Representatives:

  • Ali Essop
  • Noorin Pattni

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Committee on Curriculum, Curricular Policy and Standards

The Committee on Curriculum, Curricular Policy and Standards is responsible for reviewing and recommending to the Council approval of new academic initiatives including new certificates, new degrees, new programs of study, major changes to existing program requirements and other matters related to curriculum, curricular policy and standards.

2017-2018 Student Representatives:

  • Shuyi Mai
  • Kendra Wilson

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Tenure and Promotions Committee

The Tenure and Promotions Committee is responsible for making recommendations on Faculty and University policy concerning tenure and promotion, and reviewing and reporting to the Council on tenure and promotion activities at least three times per year.

2017-2018 Student Representatives:

  • Michelle Cobblah
  • Giang Huong
  • Naeem Karim
  • Amanat Khullar
  • Sadia Kocan
  • Farhat Malik

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Committee on Research Policy and Planning

The Committee on Research Policy and Planning is responsible for actively seeking ways to enhance the scholarly climate of the Faculty by creating and reviewing methods of resource management and distribution in Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies.

2017-2018 Student Representatives:

  • Muhammad Masood
  • Lisa Stewart

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Committee on Teaching, Learning and Student Success

The Committee on Teaching, Learning and Student Success is responsible for guiding the ongoing development of the educational mission of the Faculty, and promoting ongoing assessment and enhancement of teaching and learning.

2017-2018 Student Representatives:

  • Hammna Iftikhar
  • Aria Kamal
  • Kim Tram

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Committee on Student Academic Petitions and Appeals

The Committee on Student Academic Petitions and Appeals primarily receives and acts on student academic petitions, including petitions against the application of Faculty, Departmental and School rules and regulations. The committee meets in panels for consideration of cases for the adjudication of petitions and appeals against previous committee decisions.

2017-2018 Student Representatives:

  • Adedolapo Adekeye
  • Yvonne Asmah
  • Keith Davis
  • Amesha Gray
  • Derek Ha
  • Liswa Luhlanga
  • Meriana Matta
  • Subha Salwa

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