COLLEGE SENATE

SENATE STANDING COMMITTEES

Committee on Instruction and Research Overview

Concerns itself with aspects of policy that relate to the improvement of instruction and the development of services and resources necessary to carry out or enhance instruction and research.

Charge for the Committee on Instruction and Research

The committee on Instruction and Research shall concern itself with those aspects of policy that relate to:

  • The improvement of instruction and the development of services and resources necessary to carry out or enhance this function;
  • The use of time and resources (e.g., scheduling, registration, and the college calendar);
  • Evaluation of student progress and teaching effectiveness;
  • Grading, withdrawal from courses, experimental and special instructional methods, innovative practices, and maintenance of quality education; and
  • The stimulation and support of research, scholarship, and creativity.