Academic Policies and Procedures FY2019

Committee Details:

Committee: Academic Policy and Procedures
Committee Category: Standing Committees of the University Senate
Fiscal Year: FY2019
Fiscal Year: 2019


  • Chair: Karen Moeller, Pharmacy Practice (2021)
  • Faculty: Nancy Jo Kepple, Social Welfare, (2019)
  • Faculty: Joo Ok Kim, American Studies, (2019)
  • Faculty: Martin Nedbal, Music (2020)
  • Faculty: Joe Walden, Business (2020)
  • Staff: Sarah Jean Coughlan, Public Safety (2019)
  • Staff: Matt Deakyne, IT (2020)
  • Voting, Student: Christopher Mason,
  • Voting, Student: TBD,
  • Voting, Graduate Student: Caleb Schafer,
  • Ex-officio, non-voting: Jason O’Connor, Business, Undergraduate Advising Executive Committ
  • Ex-officio, non-voting: Tiffany Robinson, University Registrar designee
  • Ex-officio, non-voting: Karen Ledom, Director of Student Academic Services in the CLAS
  • Ex-officio, non-voting: Amber Roberts Graham, Graduate Studies


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. Consider input from Student Senate on desired changes to academic policies. (ongoing)
  4. FY2021 Committee – Review the University of Kansas’ Financial Exigency policy found in USRR, Art VII.  (See Governance Office for information.)  It was last reviewed by AP&P in FY16 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. Make recommendations to avoid student errors when enrolling in variable credit hour courses.  Report to SenEx by: November 27, 2018

Meeting Minutes

AP&P Meeting Minutes - Sept. 27, 2018 (pdf)
AP&P Meeting Minutes - Oct. 25, 2018 (pdf)

Final Reports and Outcomes

AP&P Final Report FY2019 (pdf)
Variable Credit Report (pdf)

Academic Policies and Procedures FY2019