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SECTION 300 - ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

SECTION 300 - ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

 

 

323                 GUIDELINES FOR REVIEWING PROGRAMS OF STUDY

 

 

POLICY

 

To ensure programmatic vitality, programs of study will be reviewed to determine appropriateness for continuation.

 

 

PROCEDURE

 

I.                    The following procedure is to provide guidelines for reviewing all non-transferable instructional programs:

 

                        A.            During Fall semester the Vice President for Academic Affairs will be responsible for reviewing all instructional programs and determining the number of students necessary for each program to be financially viable.

 

                        B.            This report will be submitted to the College Advisory Board.

 

                        C.            The College Advisory Board will review each program with fewer students than the established goal; such review may result in termination of the program. If termination is recommended, this request must be forwarded to the Board of Regents for approval.

 

II.                   The following procedure is to provide guidelines for reviewing any instructional program of study which does not enroll sufficient numbers of students to maintain the resources needed to support it.

 

                        A.            When workload reports indicate that classes specific to a particular program of study are insufficient to support a faculty load, the Vice President for Academic Affairs will initiate a review of this program and submit a recommendation to the College Advisory Board.

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                        B.            The College Advisory Board will review the Vice President's report and recommend action to the President.  In the event of termination, such a request must be forwarded to the Board of Regents for approval.

 

Revised AdCab 7/30/93

Revised by Academic Affairs Policy Council  4/11/00

Approved by College Advisory Board  7/27/00