Academic Council

The purpose of the Academic Council is described in Article IV, Section 3(a) of the Academic Articles as follows:

The principal functions of the council are to determine general academic policies and regulations of the University; to approve major changes in the requirements for admission to and graduation from the Colleges and Schools and in the programs of study offered by Colleges, schools, and departments; to authorize the establishment, modification, or discontinuance of any academic organization or degree program of the University; and to provide for review, amendment, and final interpretation of the academic articles, without prejudice to article V. The decisions of the council are by majority vote and are subject to the approval of the President.*

*To read Article IV, Section 3(a) in its entirety (or any other part of the Academic Articles), please consult the Academic Governance page of the Faculty Handbook.