Academic Policies and Procedures FY2014

Committee Details:

Committee: Academic Policy and Procedures
Committee Category: Standing Committees of the University Senate
Fiscal Year: FY2014
Fiscal Year: 2014


  • Chair: Estela Gavosto, Mathematics, (2015)
  • Anthony Walton, Geology, (2015)
  • Jennifer Heller, Humanities & Western Civilization (2014)
  • Suman Mallik, Business, (2014)
  • Mark Reaney, Theatre (2014)
  • John Poggio, Psych & Research in Education Faculty (2014)
  • Carl Luchies, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, (2016)
  • Hannah Jayne, Student, Vice Chair
  • Madelynee Lockhart, Student
  • Anthony Bradley, Student
  • Larry Fillian, Director CLAS, Unclassified Staff (2015)
  • Therese Thonus, Writing Center, Unclassified Staff (2014)
  • Hollyce Morris, Undergraduate Studies, University Support Staff (2015)
  • Jason O’Connor, Business, representative of Provost’s Advising Leadership Team (Ex-officio, non-voting)
  • Brian McDow, University Registrar or designee (Ex-officio, non-voting)


Standing Charges

  1. Be prepared to respond to SenEx requests for reviews of academic-policy issues. (ongoing)
  2. Monitor proposals for academic program restructuring and discontinuance, hold hearings, and follow other procedures in accordance with Article VIII of the University Senate Rules and Regulations. Report issues or recommendations for action to SenEx. (ongoing)
  3. Seek input from Student Senate on desired changes to academic policies. (ongoing)
  4. FY2016 Committee - Review the University of Kansas’ Financial Exigency policy found in USRR, Art VII.  It was last reviewed by AP&P in FY11 and they did not suggest any changes at that time.  USRR 7.5.1 states that “Every five years after the official acceptance of this document by the Chancellor, it shall be reviewed by the University administration and by AP&P. Either group may then suggest revisions to the document.”   Any changes to the policy would ultimately go to the University Senate for a vote. 

Specific Charges

  1. In consultation with the policy office, continue the process of recommending links among the Policy Library, USRR and FSRR.
  2. Monitor the implementation of the core curriculum.   Identify any issues that need to be addressed.

Meeting Minutes

AP&P Meeting Minutes - Feb. 12, 2014 (pdf)

Final Reports and Outcomes

AP&P Final Report FY2014 (pdf)

Academic Policies and Procedures FY2014