- About the Board
The Academic Strategies Committee is established to assist the Board in its oversight of the teaching, research, and public service missions of the University.
The Committee’s areas of responsibilities are: (1) assisting the Board to ensure and protect, within the context of faculty shared governance, the educational quality of the University and its academic programs; (2) monitoring progress towards the University’s academic performance goals; (3) reviewing and recommending to the Board the creation, merger, or closure of schools, colleges or major university research centers or institutes within the University; (4) reviewing and approving major changes to the academic programs of the University, such as the creation, merger, or closure of degree programs; (5) overseeing the University’s athletic programs; (6) overseeing University policies regarding student life and conduct, faculty, and academic affairs; (7) overseeing the University’s research enterprise; (8) overseeing the University’s outreach and extension programs; and (9) overseeing engagement with accrediting bodies. The Committee is responsible for such other matters as may be referred to it by the Board.
Chair: Maria Chávez-Haroldson
Vice Chair: Stephanie Bulger