CHP Committees

 

2014-2015 CHP Committee Assignments

 

Academic Appeals


Mission and Duties

  • The mission of the Academic Appeals is to support program policies within the College of Health Professions designed to promote the highest academic standards and protect the integrity of the program.
  • The committee will hear appeals of program decisions related to denial of admission, program suspension or dismissal resulting from
  • alleged non-academic and/or clinical reasons
  • alleged inconsistent application of written program policies
  • The committee will hear Academic Appeals of Final Course Grades resulting from a faculty member's
    • Alleged deviation from the course syllabus
    • Alleged errors in application or grading procedures
    • Alleged lowering of grades for non-academic reasons not otherwise stated in the course outline such as attendance
  • Make recommendations to the Dean of the College of Health Professions regarding the findings of hearing.
  • The committee will submit minutes of meetings and an annual report.

Meetings

  • The committee shall meet as needed.

Membership

  • The committee shall consist of one faculty member from each department in the College of Health Professions.
  • The Chair of the committee will be the Assistant Dean.
  • The recorder of the committee will be the Coordinator for Recruitment and Retention of the College of Health Professions

 

Curriculum


Mission and Duties

  • The mission of the Curriculum Committee to consider proposals for new courses, course modifications, new degree programs, majors, and minors, and make recommendations to the University Curriculum Committee.
  • The committee will submit minutes of meetings and an annual report.

Meetings

  • The committee shall meet in the last week of August, September, and October for Fall Semester, and times coinciding with the University call for agenda items Spring Semester, if items for consideration have been submitted

Membership

  • The committee shall consist of one faculty member from each department the College of Health Professions.
  • The Chair of the committee will be the Assistant Dean.

 

Research and Scholarship


Mission and Duties

  • The mission of the Scholarship Committee is  to assess the scholarly activities of the College of Health Professions, disseminate information, and promote faculty participation in  scholarship.
  • The committee will submit minutes of meetings and an annual report.

Meetings

  • The committee will meet at least once each semester.

Membership

  • The membership shall be composed of not more than one faculty member per department.

 

Tenure and Promotion


Mission and Duties

  • The committee will receive general recommendations on guidelines concerning promotion and tenure and will make recommendations to the Dean of Health Professions and the departments the College.
  • The committee will develop and publicize a timeline concert with the University timeline for submission of required tenure and promotion materials.
  • The committee will utilize established Department/Program criteria for tenure and promotion recommendations.
  • The committee will review the application materials of candidates for tenure and for promotion and make its recommendation to the Dean of Health Professions.This recommendation will also be made known to the Department/Program Head and to the candidate; the recommendation will be part of the entire set of recommendations made by the Dean to the Vice President.
  • The committee will vote by secret ballot; the vote along with diagnostic and prescriptive comments will be included the recommendation of the committee.
  • The committee will recommend revisions to the College of Health Professions Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure to the dean.
  • The committee will submit minutes of meetings and an annual report.

Meetings

  • The committee will meet as necessary to complete its mission.

Membership

  • The membership shall be composed of one tenured faculty member from each Department in  the College of Health Professions.
  • A non-tenured member may serve on the committee if  no tenured faculty from that Department is eligible.
  • A department head may serve on the committee if no other Department member is eligible.
  • Each department will recommend names for the Committee; the members will be selected by the Dean of the College of Health Professions.
    • No representative shall serve more than three consecutive years unless strong justification is approved by the Dean.
    • The chair will be elected by the committee to serve a one-year term and may be re-elected for a second one year term. The chair will be responsible for:
      • receipt of application materials for tenure and promotion
      • distribution of information concerning the applications to committee members
      • scheduling and overseeing meetings of the committee
      • maintenance of accurate records of all proceedings
      • forwarding the recommendations of the committee to the Dean, Department Head, and candidate
      • smooth transition of the committee from year to year