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Academic and Student Success Committee

Charge: The academic and student success committee has oversight of instruction, research, and service policy and performance, including review of the Chancellor's recommendations on academic programs. It also has oversight of all matters related to student success, including academic and student support programs.

More specifically, the committee shall:

(a) review and recommend approval of the role and mission of the system and its component universities;

(b) review and recommend approval of the academic organization of the universities at the college / school level;

(c) review and recommend approval of major academic policies; proposed new or major changes in academic programs; and provide oversight of academic program reviews;

(d) review and recommend approval of campus admissions policies and major policies pertaining to students, student activities and student organizations;

(e) monitor student success indices and review and approve programs aimed at increasing retention and graduaiton rates and student satisfaction;

(f) review the research agenda and priorities and review and accept reports on research contracts and grants;

(g) review and accept reports on the service mission, including academically related activities in community engagement;

(h) review and recommend approval on matters concerning the library, technology, intellectual property, and emerging issues;

(i) review and recommend approval of certain academic personnel actions; and

(j) consider and make recommendation on any other matters that arise concerning academic and student success.  (11/14/14)

Members

Paula M. Mendoza, Chair
Beth Madison, Vice Chair
Durga D. Agrawal, Member
Gerald W. McElvy, Member
Peter K. Taaffe, Member
Roger F. Welder, Member
Garrett H. Hughey, Member
Tilman J. Fertitta, Ex Officio

Meetings for FY2015 - FY2016 

Thursday - November 19, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location:
Hilton University of Houston Hotel
Conrad Hilton Ballroom, Second Floor
4450 University Drive
Houston, Texas 77204

Thursday - February 18, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location:
University of Houston
Student Center South
Ballroom, Room 210 East & West, Second Floor
4455 University Drive
Houston, Texas 77204

Thursday - May 19, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location:
Hilton University of Houston Hotel
Conrad Hilton Ballroom, Second Floor
4450 University Drive
Houston, Texas  77204

Thursday - August 25, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location:
Hilton University of Houston Hotel
Conrad Hilton Ballroom, Second Floor
4450 University Drive
Houston, Texas  77204

Approved Minutes of Previous Academic and Student Success Committee Meetings:
   - August 20, 2015 - Minutes to be approved at the February 2016 committee meeting.
   - May 21, 2015
   - February 19, 2015 
   - November 14, 2014
   - August 20, 2014
   - May 6, 2014
   - February 25, 2014
   - August 14, 2013
   - May 13, 2013
   - January 29, 2013
   - August 14, 2012 
   - May 15, 2012
   - February 14, 2012
   - November 15, 2011
   - August 16, 2011 
   - May 17, 2011
   - February 15, 2011
   - November 16, 2010
   - August 10, 2010
   - May 11, 2010
   - February 9, 2010
   - November 4, 2009
   - August 12, 2009
   - April 15, 2009
   - February 06, 2009
   - December 12, 2008