Calendar Committee FY2018

Committee Details:

Committee: Calendar Committee
Committee Category: Standing Committees of the University Senate
Fiscal Year: FY2018
Fiscal Year: 2018


Chair: Mary Fry, HSES, (2019)
Faculty: Michael Engel, EEB, (2018)
Faculty: Mazhar Arikan, Business, (2019)
Faculty: Jim Ellis, Curriculum and Teaching (2020)
Staff: Ramia Whitecotton, Geography (2018)
Staff: Nhan, Nguyen, Research, (2020)
Registrars Office: Kassie Keefer,
Student, Grace Heitmann,
Student, Erin Wilson,
Student, Avery Anderson,
Student, John Foster,
Ex-officio (non voting): Registrar KUMC: Marla Herron, Registrar,
Ex-officio (non voting): Charles Olcese, Director ISSS -


Standing Charges

  1. Monitor compliance with University Senate Rules and Regulations 1.3.2 concerning final examinations, including: (a) ensuring that adequate arrangements are made each semester to inform students and faculty through the Schedule of Classes about the regulations governing final examinations, and the appropriate procedures to be followed if questions arise about the application of the regulations; (b) informing the teaching faculty and GTAs, via an e-mail from the chair, one week before the beginning of each semester (in August and January) of these regulations and their rationale; and (c) considering requests for exceptions, as provided in the regulations. Report actions taken on these matters to SenEx. (ongoing)
  2. Monitor compliance with University Senate Rules and Regulations 1.4.2 concerning the scheduling of examinations outside of regular class hours. Following the committee’s established procedures, approve or disapprove applications for tests other than final examinations to be held at times other than regular class hours. Report actions taken on these matters to SenEx.
  3. Update the five-year calendar.  Report to SenEx by November 30, 2017.

Specific Charges

  1. Coordinate with Haskell Indian Nations University and other local schools on Commencement dates, particularly for the Spring semester.

Final Reports and Outcomes

Calendar Final Report FY2018 (pdf)

Calendar Committee FY2018