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Academic Affairs / Provost

Administration 203
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4116



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Course Fees Committee Official Charge

I.  FUNCTION

     A.  To evaluate and determine the appropriateness of course fees proposed by the academic departments in accordance with the guidelines established in the Faculty Guide in the Section II under Additional Costs of Courses.

     B.  To serve as the university’s official recommending body for said course fees.

II.  POSITION IN THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

Reports to the Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Services

     A.  Composition
          1.  One faculty representative from each college appointed by the Faculty Senate
          2.  One College Dean
          3.  One Department Chair
          4.  One undergraduate student
          5.  One graduate student
          6.  The Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Services will chair the committee.

     B.  Selection
         1.  Faculty member nominated by the FS Committee on Committees and confirmed by the Faculty Senate.
         2.  College Dean appointed by the Provost (Chief Learning Officer)
         3.  One Department Chair appointed by the Academic Council
         4.  One undergraduate student appointed by the Student Government Association Spring of each year for the following Academic Year
         5.  One graduate student appointed by the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies Spring of each year for the following Academic Year
         6.  The Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Services (ex officio/non-voting)

     C.  Selection of Chair
     The Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Services will chair the committee.

     D.  Term of Service
          1. Faculty members- Two years.  After serving a term, a member will be ineligible to serve for a period of one year.  Exceptions may be made by the Faculty Senate Committee on Committees.
          2. Student members - one year.
         3. Ex officio/non-voting - ongoing.

III.  The chair is responsible for creating and maintaining a Procedures Manual and a record of committee proceedings.  The chair may appoint a secretary for this task.

IV. Comments
     1. Meeting Schedule: Committee meetings are held a minimum of twice per year, once in the spring and once in the fall. This committee meay hold additional meetings as needed.
     2. Additional Committee Member Qualifications: None.
     3. Triennial Charge Update: The committee chair is responsible for completing a triennial charge review at the designated time and then submitting it to the Faculty Senate Committee on Committee’s representative. 
     4. Procedures Manual: The committee chair is responsible for an annual report and updates to the Procedures Manual kept electronically in Academic Affairs.  
     5.  Electronic Voting: The committee may conduct business and voting via electronic means.

Revised December 2012.

Standardized formatting update adding terms of service for Ex officio and comment section April 2016.

D.1. Faculty Senate Elections Committee disbanded in 2014. Editorial revision made April 2016.