Academic Senate Committees

 

Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid 

Considers admissions-related matters such as eligibility requirements, financial aid, relations with schools, and sets campus admissions policy. CAFA considers the weighting of academic and non-academic criteria for the admissions process and appeals to eligibility, admissions, and financial aid decisions. The committee interfaces with multiple campus administrative units which implement and manage admissions related policies on an ongoing basis throughout the year. CAFA meets every other Wednesday, 9-11 AM.

Student Representative Email College Affiliation
Aakriti Singh asing115@ucsc.edu
College 9
Angelica Martinez amart133@ucsc.edu

Oakes

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Committee on Affirmative Action and Diversity (CAAD)
Confers with systemwide Senate, the administration and other UCSC Senate committees on general policies bearing on affirmative action and diversity for academic personnel and academic programs. Responsible for reviewing all waivers of open recruitment for faculty hires.

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Committee on International Education (CIE)

The Committee provides advice on matters related to international education on the UCSC campus, including the allocation of resources for international education, and on the status and welfare of international students at UCSC. It provides oversight regarding all academic matters related to international education. Meets every other Thursday at 10am.

Student Representative Email                    College Affiliation

Aryan D’Rozario

adrozari@ucsc.edu Merrill

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Courses of Instruction (CCI)

The Committee on Courses of Instruction (CCI) meets bi-weekly and reviews, coordinates and takes final action on all matters relating to courses of instruction. These include the following: course approvals, GE designations on courses, student petitions of various types, graduate student instructor teaching requests, undergraduate teaching assistant requests, and student grievances.

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Library and Scholarly Communications (COLASC) 
Advises president and chancellor on administration of the Library and relevant local and Systemwide Library policy. Meets every other Thursday at noon.

Student Representative Email College Affiliation

Kelsey Mcdaid

kmcdaid@ucsc.edu Oakes

Information Technology (CIT)

The Committee on Information Technology (CIT) advises the Chancellor and Division on the acquisition, utilization, security, and impact of computers, information systems, and electronic communications, and related facilities, recommending changes and improvements. CIT meets every other Wednesday from 9:30-11 am.

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Committee on Teaching (COT)
Makes recommendations regarding evaluation of teaching, programs to foster good teaching, and instructional support activities. Meets every other Tuesday.

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Committee on Educational Policy (CEP)
Initiates policy changes, studies, and program reviews for undergraduate education.  The committee also participates in reviews for changes to academic departments and programs, new program proposals, catalog materials, and posthumous degree requests. CEP meets Wednesdays 10:40am - 1:10pm. More information.

Student Representative Email College Affiliation
Lily Moser lmmoser@ucsc.edu Cowell

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Committee on Planning and Budget (CPB)
The Committee confers with the Chancellor of the University of California, Santa Cruz, concerning the budget and budget policy for the Santa Cruz campus. It makes recommendations to the Chancellor of the University of California, Santa Cruz, and acts for the Santa Cruz Division on all matters concerning planning, including the organization of, and relations among divisions, schools, colleges, departments, and programs of study, Organized Research Units, and the University Library. More information.

Student Representative Email College Affiliation
Prajit Saravanan psaravan@ucsc.edu Crown

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Committee on Academic Freedom (CAF)
The Committee on Academic Freedom (CAF) monitors conditions and assesses matters that may affect academic freedom at UCSC, responding to individual faculty concerns and reporting on emerging issues to the academic senate. CAF meets 4-5 times a quarter on Mondays from 12:00pm - 1:15pm.

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Diving Control Board (DCB)

The Diving Control Board (DCB) manages all the rules, regulations, and proper procedure for school-sanctioned dives.

Student Representative Email College Affiliation

 Logan Grady

lagrady@ucsc.edu Rachel Carson

 


Academic Accommodations Work Group (AAWG)

The AAWG is an opportunity to evaluate our practices and policies as they relate to providing an equal opportunity to succeed at UCSC and to evaluate the rapidly changing and growing landscape of student needs and our ability to be a student-ready institution. The first area we will focus on are exam accommodations and how they are provided throughout our campus.

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