1. The membership of the Committee on Academic Review is as follows:
a) the Academic Vice-President & Provost,
b) the Deans of faculties, and
c) five (5) tenured Faculty members elected by the University Senate.
2. All Deans of faculties shall be deemed members of the Committee on Academic Review, but only two deans shall vote on each case: Science cases - the Dean of Science and the Dean of Arts shall vote; Arts cases - the Dean of Arts and Dean of Science shall vote; Business cases - the Dean of Business and the Dean of Arts shall vote; and Education cases - the Dean of Education and Dean of Arts shall vote.
3. The terms of the elected Faculty members shall be three (3) years (phased in). The President shall appoint the Chair of CAR for a term of three (3) years. The Chair of CAR may be a faculty member in addition to those named above.
Terms of Reference:
i) To ensure the orderly review of Academic Units at least once every six (6) years, and that new Academic Units be reviewed in their fourth (4th) year.
ii) To recommend to the University Senate a schedule of Academic Units to be reviewed.
iii) To ensure that any review begins with a Self‑Study.
iv) To ensure that all academic reviews reflect student input and involvement.
v) To ensure that all documentation be treated with appropriate confidentiality.
vi) To select and appoint External Reviewers.
vii) To advise the External Reviewers on the expectations of the review.
viii) To decide on the disposition of the recommendations in the External Reviewers’ Report.
ix) To report to the University Senate on the reviews conducted on Academic Units.
x) To review and recommend to the University Senate changes to these Guidelines as needed, and not less frequently than every six (6) years.
ELECTED BY: University Senate
DATE: The April Meeting of Senate
TERM: Three years
NUMBER: Five Tenured Faculty Members