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  • Academic Program Review (APR) - Office of Institutional Effectiveness
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  • Welcome to SC Online Nominations and Elections
    To Mon Feb 16 2015 11 59 59 PM From Mon Feb 23 2015 12 00 01 AM To Mon Mar 2 2015 11 59 59 PM Want to confirm your nominations and elections Enter your confirmation code below Our Motto Vision Planning Action SC Working for you Your participation in the online nominations and voting process is completely anonymous While you will be required to login using your Employee

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    Version By Senate Policy Summary Effective for Fall 2006 admission all applicants for freshmen admission i e freshman by admissions category must present either the new SAT I which includes the writing section or an ACT test which includes the Writing Test Administration of Policy Mandating Authority University Senate Responsible Office s Office of Undergraduate Admissions 200 Sparks Hall 3 2500 Senate Committee on Admissions and Standards Responsible Executive s AP for Academic Programs Background None Committee Members None Contacts Position Title Campus Location Phone Number and or E mail Address Office of Undergraduate Admissions 200 Sparks Hall 404 413 2500 Full Policy Text Effective for Fall 2006 admission all applicants for freshmen admission i e freshman by admissions category must present either the new SAT I which includes the writing section or an ACT test which includes the Writing Test Rationale or Purpose Beginning the spring of 2005 the SAT will be revised and require that all students complete a writing section of the exam The ACT however has decided to make their writing test optional Many research universities including UGA and Tech are requiring that students who choose to take the ACT complete the writing test We should

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    recommendation regarding the deactivation or termination of the program and forward its recommendation to the Senate Executive Committee A Evaluation A proposal to evaluate an academic program in the context of its possible deactivation or termination shall be submitted to APACE in writing by the Provost the Senate Executive Committee and or the Dean of the college housing the academic program in question The Chair or Director of the academic program in question as well as the Dean of the college in which the program is housed shall have the option of submitting an accompanying written response to the proposal A proposal which has been submitted to APACE initially will be assigned to one of two APACE sub committees the Graduate Council or the Undergraduate Council depending on the level of the academic program in question In cases of programs simultaneously put forth for deactivation or termination at both the undergraduate and graduate levels the chair of APACE will appoint a joint subcommittee consisting of the chair of either the Undergraduate or the Graduate Council and four additional members from each subcommittee The chair of the appropriate subcommittee will then do the following Solicit recommendations for prospective review team members from the Provost the Dean of the college housing the academic program in question the Chairs of APACE and Budget and the Chair Director of the academic program See stipulations in section b Appoint a three member review team to conduct an initial assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of the program Each member of the review team shall be from a different college The review team shall consist of one member of APACE ideally a member of the subcommittee in question one member of the Senate Budget Committee and one member of the faculty ideally a Senate member with an expertise in the academic area of the program being reviewed and who shall be designated by the Dean of the college which houses the program in consultation with the program s Chair Director None of the three members of the review team shall be a member of the academic program being considered for deactivation termination or of the department in which said program is housed Instruct the three member review team to write a report assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the academic program structured around the Senate approved eight point Template for Academic Program Review Self Study and based upon assessment indicators as established by the joint APACE Budget Subcommittee on Program Costs and Organization This report may take into account the written proposal for deactivation termination the written responses if any from the Chair Director of the program and the Dean of college in which it is housed previous program review documents pertaining to the academic program in question interviews and other data and resources supplied to the team or that the team should deem appropriate The report of the review team on strengths and weaknesses of the program will be brought back to the appropriate subcommittee

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    2001 to bring all units into compliance with the Worldwide Web Consortium W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines WCAG and to assure alternative especially text based formats this proposed policy lays out recommendations for the university in establishing a plan to assure all its Internet based materials are in compliance with the law as currently interpreted Web materials prioritized for compliance review and prompt upgrade should include but not be limited to all Web material associated with administration and services course descriptions departmental programs and institution sponsored activities Policy History None Cross References None Appendix None Additional Information Standards Priority One Compliance The university should adopt a plan whose adoption should not extend past three years for bringing all Internet sites and on line courses into Priority One compliance with W3C guidelines http www w3 org WAI or to exceed them The university should also allocate resources and service providers to assist instructors departments and colleges in implementing this plan Main web pages potentially serving all students such as financial aid and course registration sites which are time sensitive such as pages containing application materials or that are explicitly addressed to serve students users with disabilities should be reviewed first to assure Priority One compliance All new unit websites must be constructed in an accessible format complying with at least the Priority One guidelines established by the World Wide Web Consortium see appendix A Document Accessibility First generation documents which include those generated in HTML for posting online are covered by ADA requirements so called second generation documents which include all those generated in other formats course related Excel Word PowerPoint pdf files etc whether posted online or not are not currently held to ADA compliance legal requirements In both cases however the University should provide continuing training opportunities to faculty and staff engaged in website or instructional material development so that new materials posted online will be accessible Guidelines should be disseminated so that those posting so called second generation documents can do so in a way most accessible for the full range of users Compliance Responsibility for assuring accessibility starts with the unit posting materials Pages maintained by the enterprise content management system should include a link to the university s accessibility statement Difficulties in accessing material should be conveyed to the Office of Disability Services so that requests can be tracked and data collected regarding accessibility The Office of Disability Services working with IS T university auditors and other departments as appropriate should also work to monitor overall compliance by overseeing regular reviews of Web sites organizing training for faculty and staff where appropriate keeping units apprised of recent legal developments impacting ADA compliance and annually reporting on accessibility progress to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the University Senate IS T committee Whenever a user notifies a unit of an inability to access material the unit must either redesign site materials to address the issue or make its content available in alternative form or in the

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    approved by the Human Resources Department and advertisements for faculty positions must be approved by the office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs Provost before they are forwarded to the Purchasing Department Administration of Policy Mandating Authority Unknown Responsible Office s Business Services 901 One Park Place 3 3150 Responsible Executive s SVP for Finance and Administration Background None Committee Members None Contacts Position Title Campus Location Phone Number and or E mail Address Business Services 901 One Park Place 404 413 3150 Full Policy Text All requisitions for Classified Employment Advertisements for staff or administrative positions must be approved by the Human Resources Department before they are forwarded to the Purchasing Department Classified Employment advertisements for faculty positions must be approved by and a log number obtained from the office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs provost before they are forwarded to the Purchasing Department Rationale or Purpose In order to insure compliance with regulations concerning affirmative action equal employment opportunity etc Policy History None Cross References None Appendix None Additional Information Once the proper approvals have been obtained for an advertisement and if the cost of the advertisement is less than 5000 the department may place

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    Absences due to similar events which could not have been anticipated earlier in the semester will be recognized as excused absences upon advance notification of the instructor by an appropriate faculty advisor or administrator 2 Legal Obligations Absences due to legal obligations for example jury duty military orders will be recognized as excused absences The student must provide the instructor with written documentation of such absences at the earliest possible date 3 Religious Observances Students wishing to have an excused absence due to the observation of a religious holiday of special importance must provide advance written request to each instructor by the end of the first week of classes Class Attendance by Veterans The Department of Veterans Affairs requires that institutions of higher learning immediately report to them when a student discontinues attendance for any reason Instructors must report to the Registrar s Office the absence of a veteran student as soon as it is known that the veteran student will not be returning to class Generally this should be reported after one week of absences and no later than two weeks of nonattendance by a veteran student In addition it is suggested that the faculty give due consideration to absences relating to the following events A Death or major illness in student s immediate family B Illness of a dependent family member C Illness that is too severe or contagious for students to attend class Rationale or Purpose In order to bring Georgia State University s policy in line with peer institutions other University System of Georgia research universities and other universities in the Colonial Athletic Association this motion revises the existing class attendance policy The proposed policy reflects the language and tenor of policies at the majority of these institutions The Senate Executive Committee d Senate Joint Committee on Class Attendance including representatives from Faculty Affairs Admissions and Standards Academic Affairs Athletics Student Life and Development and the Executive Committees This committee chaired by Elisabeth Burgess included Marta White Peter Lindsay Brendan Calandra Terry Frey Don Reitzes Siva Nathan and Lacey Enyart Dena Freeman Patton attended meetings to represent perspectives from Athletics The existing policy was originally approved in 1998 and in light of changes in the student body new Senate policy regarding syllabus statements and changes in travel required by GSU s participation in a new athletic conference a review of the current attendance policy was warranted 1 The student population at GSU increasingly reflects a more traditional age student population who engage in a wide variety of university sponsored and sanctioned activities These activities can place demands on students that may take them away during scheduled classes 2 In 2009 the University Senate passed a policy requiring faculty to have clear statements regarding class and university policies including attendance 3 The athletics department is confronting difficulties with the ability of some student athletes to conform to NCAA standards under the current attendance policy The source of the potential problem is found in the statement that A

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    Competencies Printable Version By Senate Policy Summary Academic departments have the responsibility for the assessment of the programs of their undergraduate majors and for the assurance of their competency in written and oral communication and computing competencies Administration of Policy Mandating Authority University Senate Responsible Office s Academic Deans and Department Chairs see individual colleges Senate Committee on Academic Programs Responsible Executive s Provost Background None Committee Members None Contacts Position Title Campus Location Phone Number and or E mail Address Office of the Provost 300 Alumni Hall 404 413 2575 Full Policy Text Academic departments have the responsibility for the assessment of the programs of their undergraduate majors and for the assurance of their competency in written and oral communication and computing competencies Each department will develop and implement a program of assessment that will include student learning outcomes measurable results and methods of assessment Departments will detail their use of outcomes assessment to improve their instructional programs in their annual departmental reports and in Academic Program Review Departments will include in their assessment plans the writing speaking and computing competencies required by their graduates Rationale or Purpose The Assessment Subcommittee operated under the principle that in order for

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